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    Expose to the right: the camera technique every landscape photographer must know

    | Photography Tutorials | Tutorials | 07/11/2012 02:00am
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    The last step

     

    Once you have your correctly overexposed images they may need to be adjusted to get them looking as you want.

    The last step in exposing to the right

    Before

    You can use your preferred editor or raw file converter to darken the image, but keep an eye on the histogram as you do it so you understand how the adjustments change the graph.

    The last step in exposing to the right

    After

    Most scenes have at least some black areas, so the histogram trace should reach both the far right and left points of the graph, but its more important that the image looks correct rather than the histogram adheres to this guide.

    PAGE 1: Why should I expose to the right?
    PAGE 2: Important highlights
    PAGE 3: Using your histogram to expose to the right
    PAGE 4: How to expose to the right
    PAGE 5: The last step

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    Posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 2:00 am under Photography Tutorials, Tutorials.

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