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HDR Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Tim Cooper

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2. Equipment, Settings, and Exposure

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ISO 100 • 1/200 sec., 1/400 sec., 1/800 sec., 1/1600 sec., 1/3200 sec. • f/22 • 24mm lens

Setting Your Camera for Success

Once you’ve determined that a scene needs HDR to bring out detail in the shadows, the highlights, or both, it’s time to make the exposures that can be blended together. Shooting for HDR is more than just setting your camera on Aperture Priority, Evaluative metering, and Auto-Bracketing and firing off a few shots. Care should be taken in analyzing the scene and setting your camera accordingly. Getting the right exposures depends on both dependable equipment and proper technique. This chapter ...

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