Foundations of Photography: How to Expose for Highlights


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Exposing for highlights

All of this theory that we've been talking about, this is not just something that you study at home and think about and then go, "Okay, that's in there. Now, I am going to go shooting." You think about it when you're in the field. You work through the same types of thoughts in your head that we've been talking about in the studio in a very theoretical way. And this shot that we found right here is a fine example. So we're driving down this road, and I've got this nice road going into distance with these pretty shady trees. And there is something in the background that you can't actually see right now. The video cameras we are using is a digital image sensor, just the way my SLR does.

And like my SLR, it's got a much lower dynamic range than my eye has. So right now what you're seeing in the sky is just white. So I'm going to ask the camera operator to change the exposure, so that we can see what's actually up there. And you should be abl...

Exposing for highlights
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Exposing for highlights provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Exposure

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