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bougatsa Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Jun 2012Fri 30-Nov-12 10:06 AM
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>What ever metering method works for you is the
>"right" method.

I like that

To my eye photo #1 is a little
>underexposed and photo #2 is a little to bright. That said,
>photo #2 contains more digital data and would allow the most
>leeway for further processing if desired. It is "exposed
>to the right" which is the desired exposure in digital
>photography. Because photo #1 is skewed to the left on the
>histogram it contains less processable digital data if you
>wished to make adjustments.

It was actually a very dark scene! To give you an idea the camera was set to ISO2000, f2.8 and the camera matrix metered for 1/10sec.

>Of course you can't be faulted for trying to get it right in
>the camera and minimizing post processing.

Yes, I don't have a lot of experience yet doing post processing. Perhaps when I have, I'll understand better the limitations in having a skewed histogram.


>My exposure method is to use CW metering in manual mode and
>evaluate the lighting and reflectivity of items in the scene.
>I then adjust shutter or aperture to under or over expose the
>meter reading to achieve my desired look for the scene.

Do you use exposure compensation? Perhaps it is redundant using your method?

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