New photo ideas for shooting woodland landscapes

    | Landscape | Photography Tips | 15/10/2012 02:00am

    Photo Ideas for Woodland Landscapes: shoot a silhouette


    Landscape Photo Ideas: shoot a silhouette

    For a ‘perfect’ landscape you would normally try to get detail in both the sky and the foreground, but you’ll 
also find that the strong, dominant shapes of trees against the sky work well in silhouette.

    Exposing for a silhouette is pretty straightforward, although many modern multi-segment metering systems will try to balance the exposure automatically between the sky and foreground.

    Using this type of metering you may find that you need to set the camera to under-expose – do this by dialling-in -0.5 or -1 EV of Exposure Compensation.

    PAGE 1: Using blur
    PAGE 2: Shooting silhouettes
    PAGE 3: Shooting upwards
    PAGE 4: Adding noise


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    Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 2:00 am under Landscape, Photography Tips.

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