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Week 1: UE-Chapter 1 Exercise 2 ends Feb 17th

Chapter 1 Exercise 2 ... Correct exposure

Read Chapter 1 of Bryan Petersen's Understanding Exposure revision 2
Exercise 2 is on pages 30 & 31

This exercise covers two parts 1) stationery subject & 2) moving subject.

A) Creatively correct exposure using Apeture (DOF) on a stationery subject

> set your camera to manual
> select the ISO (for your conditions)
> Select lowest aperture setting
> find the correct SS based on your meter
> take the picture

> repeat increasing aperture for each shot.

Hint: remember to not have your subject close to the background - you'll get better DOF this way.

2) Creatively correct exposure using SS on a moving subject

> set your camera to manual
> select your ISO
> select a SLOW SS (start around 1/8 sec)
> find the correct aperture based on your meter
> take the picture

> repeat increasing SS for each shot

Hint: Unless you have really steady hands, you might want to use a trusty tripod or stable surface.

The fun part... post your pictures, don't forget your settings. Now tell us which one is correct.... have fun

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If anyone wants to do these exercises. Please let me know. This is where we picked up from last time. I have changed the date on the original post.

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I would like to try but don't have the book. I'll see if I can get it at the library, though. In the meantime I'm printing this first exercise to try even though I haven't got the book.

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I would LOVE to do it! I haven't posted on here in forever. Work blocks most photos, and when I get home I don't have a whole lot of time to get on the computer. Please count me in!!!

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I'm going to try and grab a copy sometime really soon. I was actually hoping to get to the bookstore this morning, but it just didn't happen. If not this weekend, I'll probaby try to get there on Monday. I have really been wanting to read it, and really want to participate in this!

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I guess I'm out of this... Crazy, but our library system doesn't carry this, and I'm not sure when I'll be able to buy it. If I get a copy, I'll jump in, otherwise, hope you all have fun doing the assignments together!

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I see April 22nd has come and gone without anyone posting anything. I did manage to get a copy of the book, so I'd be happy to participate after all, if anyone else is going to as well. (Mine is the third edition, but I found this exercise on page 36.)

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I've got this book on order and am very (im)patiently awaiting it's arrival. I couldn't get it in any of the book stores I went to so have ordered it online and getting it shipped from U.K to Aus.

P.S I'm happy to just play catch up when my copy arrives

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Shoot! I was totally going to do this outside, but the weather has been TERRIBLE! As soon as we get some nice weather, I will go out and do this. I swear we haven't had a rain-free day in about 2 weeks!

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I'm going to be ordering soon, so I hope to jump in when I get it.

This is the version I am getting.
http://www.amazon.ca/Understanding-Exposure-3rd-Photographs-Camera/dp/0817439390/ref=dp_ob_title_bk

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I've got the same version on order Amanda

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I dont have this book; budget pretty tight right now but I will have to see if I can pick it up.

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My copy arrived today!!!