Three methods for capturing more dynamic range


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Three methods for capturing more dynamic range

When you encounter a scene with very high dynamic range, there are several different ways that you can choose to handle it. In Foundations of Photography: Exposure we looked at three ways of handling backlight situations. Fill flash, intentionally overexposing, or using a different metering mode. These options will help even out the exposure, so that your foreground element is well exposed, but they won't necessarily capture the full dynamic range of your scene. Depending on your image, you might still have an overexposed sky or an underexposed shadow area in your scene somewhere.

If you want to really capture more dynamic range, then you'll need to resort to one of these tactics. First, you can try to assess if there's really a picture to be had. There may not be, because it may simply not be possible to capture a usable image in some situations, especially if you're shooting into bright lights or something which can cause bad flare on your lens. Hopefully though, you'...

Three methods for capturing more dynamic range
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Three methods for capturing more dynamic range provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting and Processing High Dynamic Range Photographs (HDR)

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