Underexposed?

13 years 7 months ago #7726 by Shel
I think my photos are turning out underexposed. My subject or frontground is turning out too drak. How can I control my exposure better?


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13 years 7 months ago - 13 years 7 months ago #7729 by Karl Wertanen
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13 years 7 months ago #7740 by Karl Wertanen
if you are not savvy on photo editing programs like myself, you can buy a graduated neutral density filter you can put over your lens to darken the sky or any bright area in the photo so you have a more balenced exposure. check this link for better info on them..
www.cokin.fr/ico3-p1-6.html
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13 years 7 months ago #7780 by Solstar
Try changing the metering settings. I have found myself using center-weighted metering more recently. Experiment with that. Also if you have a bright background you may need to use some fill flash to lighten up the shadows.


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13 years 7 months ago #7897 by Shel
:P I am checking into that as I type!


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13 years 7 months ago #7898 by Shel
Awesome infor Solstar...i'm also going to pull out my book and look up my metering. I'm Loving all the information everyone is so willing to help!


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