Sometimes, Peterson went into too much "layman explanation" for me. Since I understand ISO and since I prefer technical explanations, I found his "worker bees" analogy to be confusing, but new photographers may find it helpful.
Again, Peterson is not my preferred photographic style, but his explanations work for any style. And though he's a Nikon user (I'm Canon all the way), he presented the information in such a way that either camera users can find it helpful.
There were a few pictures I decided to edit because there was a little more skin showing than I prefer, but it was only 3-4 images. Also, there were a few times Peterson used words that I prefer not to.
*I received this book in exchange of my honest review from Blogging for Books*
About the BookUnderstanding Exposure has taught generations of photographers how to shoot the images they want by demystifying the complex concepts of exposure in photography. In this newly updated edition, veteran photographer Bryan Peterson explains the fundamentals of light, aperture, and shutter speed and how they interact with and influence one another. With an emphasis on finding the right exposure even in tricky situations, Understanding Exposure shows you how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, freeze action, and take the best meter readings, while also exploring filters, flash, and light. With all new images, as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and advice on shooting star trails, this revised edition will clarify exposure for photographers of all levels.
About the AuthorBRYAN PETERSON is a professional photographer, an internationally known instructor, and the best-selling author of Understanding Exposure,Understanding Shutter Speed, Learning to See Creatively, Understanding Digital Photography, and Beyond Portraiture. In addition, he is the founder of the online photography school The Perfect Picture School of Photography (www.ppsop.com). He lives in Chicago.
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