I'm trying to film something with my Nikon D7000. But when I hold it up to the subjects face/body, it starts to focus on the background and makes the the subject into a dark silhouette. How do I ...
Looking at the photos from Elena Shumilova on 500px, you can see a clear preference for backlighting and halo effects on many of her subjects. For example, this and this. How do you meter with the ...
I was taking pictures of my kids outdoors and they were often backlit as they ran around. Since I wanted to isolate them from the background, I was shooting from distance (close to 200mm focal length ...
In my Nikon P501 I can only enable HDR on backlighting mode. Why? Normally I use this mode when the sun is on the back and I am taking a picture of person, so that both things, the sun and the person ...
How would you take a photo of people who are posing in front of a window? Ideally both the people and the background should be visible. I usually get either the background being overlighted or the ...
Possible Duplicate: How can I maximise that “blurry background, sharp subject” (bokeh) effect? How can I take shallow depth of field photos with a point-and-shoot camera? I have simple ...
I have Canon 1000D. Most of the times I use canon 50MM F1.8. I use evaluative metering and single point (center) auto focus. What setting do I need to change to have metering of sky (say red of ...
Possible Duplicate: How do you avoid a dim portrait with a bright background and no external flash? I recently shot some photos at a friend's wedding. The location was lovely with lots of ...
How can I take a photo like the ones below? The problem is that my photos (taken with a bridge, Sony H2) will get blown up at the highlights. Is it because I'm using a weak camera? Is it because I'm ...
I'm working on printing a number of large, very bright backlit prints. I need lots of lights that are affordable since I'll be needing quite a number of 'em. My other concern is color reproduction, ...
I'm using a Canon SX210 IS with CHDK. I know that capturing long exposition photos is a "battery draining" process, but it could be better. Why should the LCD's backlight be on while taking the photo? ...