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From a beginners perspective, it is very important to understand the following Metering modes. These will help you get correct exposure. Matrix/Evaluative - this is appropriate for standard shooting conditions. Your camera will divide the image in several zones for metering and evaluate the position of the subject with the brightness, the direct light, and ...


use ND Filter. If I stand in bright daylight and I need to take a picture .. I just put my nd filter to darken the place so I could get slower shutter speed (1/200-1/250). Then I prepare the off cam flash, I put it nearby the subject. Using reflector. it always work well ... increase the exposure...


Ty a different angle or shoot away from the tree. Also, if you know how to use manual mode, you can choose a low ISO (100) and 1/60 Shutter Speed. The lower the ISO, the more light can come in, also, 100 ISO is good for shooting in daylight. Whenever I shoot in daylight, I just use 5.6 Aperture and I just change all the other settings. Anyway, hope this ...


That is a real tough situation, some of it in dark shade, and some of it in bright sunlight. But the camera can only be set to one exposure setting, it cannot be right for both. So you might choose to expose for the shade, and let the bright sun burn out. Or vice versa, as here, the automation choose the sun, and the shade went dark. I would choose flash ...


The solution is simple. You take 2 pictures, one you expose for the bright part (dark part is going to be very dark), the other you expose for the darker part (bright part is going to too bright), then you combine them in Photoshop.

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