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Happy Halloween
posted by wordplanet - 20th of september, 2013
It's time to get out and shoot some Halloween photos if you haven't already. I'm heading to the farmer's market tomorrow to get some pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn and mums, and planning some shoots for next week on my friend Sarah's... More...
Tip for shooting night images
posted by chanevy - 16th of november, 2012
A photographer on another site recommended this method for shooting lit buildings at night. Meter the interior lights of the building ahead of time. Go back around twilight and wait for that beautiful blue sky. Meter the sky.... More...
HDR images
posted by buffy1982 - 25th of march, 2011
Some HDR photos of Scotland.
Auto modes versus manual
posted by bradcalkins - 25th of september, 2009
I wrote this blog on my own blog a while back, but reading Rebecca's post today made me think of this again and thought it would be useful on DT: My mother is taking a course on photography and she was commenting on how her teacher... More...
Do You Want Perfect Outddoor Exposure?
posted by kenny123 - 27th of may, 2009
Here's the secret to getting a perfectly exposed outdoor shot every time - (as long as your subject area is within the 5-stop dynamic range of the camera's metering system) 1. Know how your camera handles exposure-( I know that... More...
How I Shoot RAW Images!
posted by aughty - 18th of november, 2008
 This is my biggest secret: I use a handheld light meter to see all the correct exposures I can use at once. Which is the correct one to use with over a hundred “correct” exposures to choose from? The creative one!  Set... More...
Exposure and Tonal Contrast
posted by aryanimagery - 12th of february, 2008
Correct Exposure is combination of Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO and a creatively correct exposure is combination of all of above and the photographer’s creative mind. I believe there is nothing can be termed as bad or good light... More...
Do You Need An External Light Meter?
posted by wysiwygfoto - 20th of october, 2007
Most all cameras these days have a built in light meter. Do you need one outside the camera to compose a great image? Well, it depends. On a digital SLR (at least the Canon cameras I own) you have 4 metering options with relation... More...
Exposure compensation and Metering mode
posted by aryanimagery - 13th of september, 2007
In lots of article and books I have seen that exposure compensation depends on the color, and of course 18% grey and blah blah. Now, my realization is it also depends on the metering mode. Let say your metering mode is Spot, so you... More...
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