Dave Johnson, TechHive:
Getting the right exposure is a critical ingredient in taking a good photo. And while your camera’s Auto mode does a pretty good job most of the time, there’s often room for improvement. Thankfully, tweaking the exposure is not as complicated as it might seem—after you learn a few simple rules, you can ensure that your photos pop with color and energy.
A well-exposed photo is neither under- nor over-exposed. That might sound obvious, but in practical terms, what does it mean?