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bougatsa Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Jun 2012Fri 30-Nov-12 09:49 AM
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That's where exposure compensation comes in
>and it is subject to personal taste. For example, it's a rule
>of thumb that snow scenes need to have a stop or two of
>positive compensation added to make them look proper,
>otherwise, you end up with a flat, gray (medium gray) scene
>instead of a natural bright, white scene.
>
>If you shoot in raw, you can further adjust exposure in post
>processing so the scene looks exactly like you remembered.

Thanks for posting pic Chris and the detailed explanations.

Regarding Exposure Compensation - I really need to explore this more. At the minute it seems like an unnecessary layer to me: that is it's an extra layer of compensation on top of the underlying exposure settings. Why not just try to get the underlying exposure right? Perhaps it is more useful in certain shooting modes? How would you typically tackle metering a scene using exposure compensation with Aperture Priority? Is it just an experience thing?

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