Use the E (exposure compensation) button to alter exposure from the value suggested by the camera. Exposure compensation can be used to make pictures brighter or darker.

−1 EV

No exposure compensation

+1 EV

The E Button

The E button may be disabled in some shooting modes or when certain conditions apply.

Adjusting Exposure Compensation

Hold the E button and rotate the main command dial.

  • Higher values make the subject brighter, lower values darker.

  • Normal exposure can be restored by setting exposure compensation to ±0.0. Exposure compensation is not reset when the camera is turned off.