Cheat Sheet: 3 Elements of Exposure

Learning about how to get your exposure right is at the heart of good photography. As a result we’ve written on the topic numerous times (see links below) to help our readers get their heads around it. Those elements are ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed.

Often referred to as The Exposure Triangle – 3 elements have an impact upon exposure.

Here’s a good cheat sheet/diagram that we came across this week that gives a good explanation of these 3 elements and the impact that changing each has upon your image.

Source: Filmmaker IQ

Source: Filmmaker IQ

Further Reading Upon Exposure

Also check out our Photo Nuts and Bolts eBook which is a great overview on exposure and getting full control over your camera.

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