One of my favorite ways to quickly control exposure is the use of the EV Compensation. I don’t consider myself a master, however, so I have been reluctant to write an article on the topic. Fortunately, Yanik Chauvin wrote a great article on the topic for the Digital Photography School. In his comprehensive article, Yanik describes everything from the concept behind EV Compensation to how it will react in each shooting mode. It’s a great article, and I highly recommend it for anyone who hasn’t yet mastered Manual mode.
Read the article: EV Compensation Explained