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    Photography for beginners: 6 reasons you’re smarter than your camera

    | Photography for Beginners | 17/12/2013 00:01am
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    Photography for beginners: 04 The subject is backlit

    Photography for beginners: 04 The subject is backlit

    This problem is similar to having a predominantly bright scene as the metering maybe fooled by the bright areas around the main subject so that the important part of the image is dark.

    SEE MORE: Break the rules – become a pro at using backlight to add drama to any photo

    Exposure compensation and manual control can come to the rescue, but you need to assess the exposure that’s required for the subject and the best way to do this is to switch from the Matrix or Evaluative metering to Spot or Centeweighted metering.

    Photography for beginners: 01 You know what you’re shooting
    Photography for beginners: 02 The subject isn’t the closest object
    Photography for beginners: 03 The scene is very bright or very dark
    Photography for beginners: 04 The subject is backlit
    Photography for beginners: 05 You’re shooting a macro subject
    Photography for beginners: 06 Shooting in warm/cold light

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    Posted on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Photography for Beginners.

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