Tricky Metering Situations and Playing with exposure
Motion Shots in Bright Light <ul><li>If it is very bright where you are shooting and you are trying to get motion blur </l...
Backlighting <ul><li>When bright light is coming from behind your subject you may unintentionally get a silhouette </li></...
Backlighting controlled with Exposure
Fill Flash
Fill Flash
Silhouette
Silhouette
Flare <ul><li>To avoid flare use a lens hood and shoot away from the sun </li></ul><ul><li>To emphasize flare shoot toward...
Flare
Flare
Flare
Bright Objects and Dark Objects <ul><li>When photographing bright objects (sand, snow, white buildings) your meter may be ...
Choices in Exposure <ul><li>You can choose a slightly light or dark image to enhance the feeling of your image </li></ul><...
High Key/ Lighter Exposure Make sure your blacks don’t get washed out
Low Key/Darker Exposure
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Tricky metering situations and playing with exposure

  1. 1. Tricky Metering Situations and Playing with exposure
  2. 2. Motion Shots in Bright Light <ul><li>If it is very bright where you are shooting and you are trying to get motion blur </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will have to set your ISO as low as possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If that doesn’t work, your only alternative is to use a neutral density filter </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Backlighting <ul><li>When bright light is coming from behind your subject you may unintentionally get a silhouette </li></ul><ul><li>To reduce the silhouette and get your subject correctly exposed you can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. meter closely on your subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Use your flash to illuminate your subject (fill flash) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To emphasize silhouette meter on light coming from behind your subject </li></ul>
  4. 4. Backlighting controlled with Exposure
  5. 5. Fill Flash
  6. 6. Fill Flash
  7. 7. Silhouette
  8. 8. Silhouette
  9. 9. Flare <ul><li>To avoid flare use a lens hood and shoot away from the sun </li></ul><ul><li>To emphasize flare shoot toward your light source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To make it even more pronounced have an object partially covering by your light source </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Flare
  11. 11. Flare
  12. 12. Flare
  13. 13. Bright Objects and Dark Objects <ul><li>When photographing bright objects (sand, snow, white buildings) your meter may be fooled by the brightness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You may have to over or under expose to get the right exposure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The same is true of dark scenes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You may have to give more or less exposure than you meter tells you </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Choices in Exposure <ul><li>You can choose a slightly light or dark image to enhance the feeling of your image </li></ul><ul><li>You still need to be within acceptable bounds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You don’t want blown out whites or excessively blocked up blacks </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. High Key/ Lighter Exposure Make sure your blacks don’t get washed out
  16. 16. Low Key/Darker Exposure
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