Upgrade Your Camera

Improve and protect your photos with these three accessories.

[Tech Talk]

Exposure Compensation Master this feature (common to most point-and-shoots) and you’re guaranteed to improve the quality of your photos. Dark areas (like shadowy forests) and bright areas (like snow) pose a challenge for automatic cameras, leading to under- or overexposed pictures. Solution: Find your exposure compensation control and dial it up (+) a notch or two to make a scene brighter or down a bit (-) to kill excessive highlights.