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The 2 stops lower for black most black objects and...

2011-06-27T10:04:53.640-04:00

The 2 stops lower for black most black objects and scenes is a good starting point. If you have a histogram reading then definitely look to see clear tones across the whole range. No bunching in corners.
While things can be fixed with post-editing, it is a mistake to think it can be fixed later. When possible always try and get the capture right. This is what take an ordinary image to the great keepers, because all parts work right.



Wow...Machines!Gears! I would love to try taking p...

2011-06-27T03:49:16.349-04:00

Wow...Machines!Gears! I would love to try taking photos of those things. One thing I observe when photographing dark object is that, you make it 2 stops under exposed. That's just me but it works well because their would be no chance that a detail is blown out. I can later adjust it in Lightroom.