Definitions for "Exposure compensation"
Many camera have the ability to force the camera to overexpose or underexpose an image during capture. This can be done for effect or to compensate for some particular lighting situation. This is often referred to as EV compensation.
A camera control that allows the photographer to overexpose (plus setting) or underexpose (minus setting) images by a specified amount from the metered exposure.
The ability to override a cameras metered exposure by using a preset value.
Allows users to intentionally under- or over-expose a shot to achieve a particular effect.