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My posts containing photos I’ve taken in Scotland.

A histogram

Exposure and the Histogram

Posted: August 20th, 2014 | Tags: | Posted in: Photography, Tutorials

If you’re new to photography you’ll probably hear things like “underexposed”, “overexposed”, “clipping”, “blown highlights”, “blocked up shadows”. Yep, I agree, they are confusing at first, and this isn’t made any easier when people can’t really explain what an under or over exposed photo looks like when you …
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Exposure metered from sunlight reflecting on the water (mid tones). Followed by two minutes of post processing in Lightroom.

Cameras lie!

Posted: August 19th, 2014 | Tags: | Posted in: Photography, Tutorials

This is one of the most important things I ever learned about photography, so this may well be the most important photography thing you’ll ever need to know, because not only will you understand exposure more, but you’ll also realise what’s causing your photos to go completely wrong …
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