In 1939/40 Ansel Adams along with Fred Archer, developed something called the Zone System. Your camera’s meter is based on it.
Why is this important to me, you ask? The reason you want to learn about this, only a little, is so that you can understand how your camera’s meter works.
What you see at the top and the bottom of this post, is a a representation of the Zone System. Continue reading Getting better Exposure in your pictures