How to Use Exposure Bracketing for Better Images

Camera sensors have become remarkably capable in recent years, able to capture scenes with wide dynamic range that would have been impossible for older models to handle. Nonetheless, there are still scenarios that exceed the abilities of even the best sensors. So, what do you do in those situations? Exposure bracketing is a powerful technique, and this helpful video tutorial will show you how to use it to improve your images. 

Coming to you from Mike Browne, this great video tutorial will show you how to use exposure bracketing for better images. Even with camera sensors that can often capture 15 stops of dynamic range, there are still scenes that can exceed that limit. This is when exposure bracketing becomes useful. The essentials of the technique are pretty straightforward: you take multiple shots at different exposure levels to capture the full range of the scene from the darkest shadows to the brightest highlights. After that, you blend the individual shots into one final image in post. It is a simple but powerful technique, particularly for landscape images. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Browne. 

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