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Technique where a set of shots is taken while varying a camera setting (typically exposure) between each shot.

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Is there a good system to tell or mark which picture are in a group of bracket?

I have taken a bunch of shots. Some of them are intended for bracketing. But when it comes to post-processing, the photos confuse me because I cannot confidently tell which group of three are from a ...
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Why one of the pictures in a bracket has a different f-stop value?

I am using Fujifilm xt-20. I set up a bracket to use +/- 2ev. But I don't know why the first photo (leftmost photo below) has a f/2.8, and the rest have f/5.6 Is it a good thing? Or is it not ...
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Bracketing seems to have no effect (Canon T6s)

I am editing photos of the total solar eclipse 2019. I configured my Canon Rebel T6s to aperture priority and fixed ISO 100. I used bracketing +/-2/3. However, some pictures have identical shutter ...
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Why are three nearly duplicate photos produced with Dynamic Range Optimization on a Sony SLT-A65V?

I have DRO turned on, and it gives me 3 slightly different photos of the same thing. Now what? Manually decide which is best? Recombine them into a single better photo? How? Something else End ...
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Automatically merge all HDR sequences in folder in Lightroom CC Classic

I've been shooting a lot of raw 3-exposure bracketed shots recently which I've been merging into HDR images in Lightroom Classic CC (Mac). I find the process of selecting 3 images, going into the ...
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Continious shooting bracketing on a Nikon D7500

With my old D80, if you set up bracketing and held down the button, it would shoot the bracketed shots as fast as it could, and then stop. I can find no setting on my D7500 that produces this same ...
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When would lack of auto-exposure bracketing (AEB) be a deal-breaker for an entry-level DSLR? [closed]

I am a beginner to DSLR, and I am currently shooting with Nikon Coolpix. As an upgrade I am looking to buy D3400. I checked its specs and seems like AEB is missing. Is it really needed for a beginner ...
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What is a good intervalometer with bracketing options for Sony a6000?

I've been on the a6000 for a few years, and bracketing for HDR has been the hardest part of the whole camera because of the silly limitations Sony keeps insisting on leaving in place. Things like ...
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How to batch identify and keyword bracketed photos?

I would like to batch identify and keyword photos that have been shot with the bracket mode on the Fuji XT2 (although I'm sure this applies to other Fuji cameras) to potentially use in HDRs. When I ...
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How to get clear tree branches when bracketing for HDR?

I have just started doing bracketing to shoot HDR photos in high contrast situations I am using a tool called Aurora HDR 2018 on OSX to combine three photo of different exposure to produce a final ...
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HDR Panorama - Best workflow? [duplicate]

Still trying to wrap my head around panoramas. I am using bracketed RAW photos and have merged using lightroom. Now, it is best to pick a single image, colour correct it and sync the settings across ...
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Nikon D500 bracketing wrong exposure preview and histogram

I have a problem with my Nikon D500 (firmware 1.13) I have set up my bracketing to start with underexposed image. I shoot in manual mode. So I turn live view on and set up exposure for first ...
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Why can't my Canon 600D perform AEB?

I have a Canon 600D, it's on firmware version 1.0.2. I am in M mode. I set AEB to take 3 photos, then go to shoot mode, and select continuous shooting. I focus, press the shutter, and only one photo ...
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When would you bracket a scene, if there's no data clipping?

In live view, if my histogram shows no clipping of darks nor highlights of for example a sunset scene, is there any need to bracket the shot? Shooting in RAW of course :)
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Can I stitch and blend bracketed panoramas using Hugin, as opposed to PTGui (as shown in linked video)?

ADPPro's YouTube video How To Stitch and Blend Bracketed Panoramas shows how to reuse the setting from one set of images having a normal exposure and apply the exact same transformation on the second ...
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Choosing a smartphone for HDR

My previous related questions: What should I look for in a phone camera to get results with less noise in HDR photos? What smartphone specs should I look at for fast RAW exposure bracketing? I have ...
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How do I figure out the number of shots and bracketing distance for HDR photos?

Let's say I want to take a picture from inside an office where both the room and the view outside the window are equally bright (e.g. like this). The easiest way to pull off that shot is to shoot a ...
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What smartphone specs should I look at for fast RAW exposure bracketing?

I've narrowed my choice down to (CPU clock speed in parens): HTC One A9 (10.8GHz total) Samsung S6 (14.4GHz total) LG G4 (9.2GHz total) Huawei P9 (17.2GHz total) Huawei Nexus 6P (14.2GHz total) My ...
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Is bracketing useful in the era of digital photography and post-processing? [duplicate]

My digital camera has a bracketing feature, and I set it to three shots, with the bracketed shots being 2/3rd +/- its calculated exposure. I find that that tends to get me one shot with the colors and ...
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how to make Sony A7Rii take bracketed photos in linear order

How do I make a Sony A7Rii take bracketed photos in linear order, rather than in sub-groups? The hard copy manual doesn't help, and I haven't found out anything on Google either.
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How do i set my Nikon D700 to bracketing starting at -1?

Totally new to Photography, I am trying to take hemispherical photographs using a D700 And A Fisheye-Nikkor 8mm f/2.8 lens for my research. And i am required to set my camera as follow [Exposure - ...
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On a Canon 70d can you use exposure bracketing in manual mode?

On a Canon 70d can you use exposure bracketing in manual mode? Or do you have to adjust each shot.
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Is there any way to bracket shutter speed rather than exposure on a Nikon D200?

I'll be shooting the 2017 eclipse on August 21st with my D200 through a Leica spotting scope as my fixed aperture lens. I was wondering, is there any way to set up shutter speed bracketing rather than ...
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HDR Help - Photoshop Cs5

I have made, with auto-bracketing, a set of 3 pictures of the moon to merge it with the HDR auto-merge function of Photoshop. The problem is that PS Cs5 is not being able to compensate the movement of ...
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Do I need to bracket if I am doing post-processing in Lightroom?

I'm just getting back into photography after many, many years and have a new DSLR (Nikon D5500) that I'm learning to use (as a frame of reference, I was into photography as a teenager and had a K1000 ...
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Bracketing is used as an insurance against (what) error? [duplicate]

New to photography taking classes lol need help
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How can I keep illuminated buildings names from being blown out in night city shots?

I'm just getting the hang of taking pictures of my city at night/dusk, and I'm bracketing exposures to get deep colors for the sky and enough exposure for the buildings. Here's an example. I've put ...
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Android software that shoots a range of at least +/– 5.0 EV for the bracketed set

I'm using a Galaxy S7 Edge phone and the Android app called Camera FV-5 to take bracketed exposures for HDR photography. That software takes a bracketed set of +/- 2.0 EV maximum. I found out that I ...
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Align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop – Repeat script…?

I have the same question as this guy: How do I align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop? How to align bracketed exposure panoramas in Photoshop... I've tried every trick in the book, no luck. ...
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What this guy does when shooting in bracketing mode?

In this youtube video of "How to Shoot a Basic HDR Photo" from the channel 'Triggertrap How To', at this point what is the person who's doing the lesson, doing?; he rotates the dial on the camera and ...
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D7200 sometimes takes all shots while bracketing is set to 3 shots with a single shutter press

I know this question, how to take all the shots set in the bracketing with one shutter press, has been asked several times but the answer has been CL or CH or Self Timer. But while I was playing ...
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What does “sensors with automatic exposure bracketing” mean, and are there such sensors?

Today I encountered the term, "sensors with automatic exposure bracketing", at the website of an imaging, electronics, and software consulting company: Aphesa can also help to deploy software based ...
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Are three different exposures enough for a good HDR image?

I am a newbie to photography and shoot with Canon 550D ( Rebel T2i ) that can take 3 bracketed shots at a time. I want to know whether 3 shots are typically enough to capture the different lightings ...
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Using rawtherapee to create an image like a DSLR camera in bracketing mode

Can rawtherapee can be used to create an image like a DSLR camera in bracketing mode? I noticed that rawtherapee has many controls under the exposure tab. I was told that just changing the exposure ...
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Creating a digital photo with an exposure of EV -2

On a MacBook computer running OSX, is there an app I can use to create a digital photo file with an exposure of EV -2 ? I'm looking for something that will simulate the bracketing function of a ...
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How do I create a bracketed file for Aurora HDR software?

I have a Samsung J7 phone and the Aurora HDR software and tried to create an HDR image file with the phone. The phone has an HDR mode in the camera app. The software requires a bracketed file to do ...
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Can the 5DS-R take more than 5 bracketed shots spaced by 3 EVs?

The user manual (page 404) mentions a custom function that allows up to 7 shots, but is that limited to only 1 EV in between each one? Or can it do 7 shots with 3 EVs between them? That would mean a ...
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What are the advantages of additional exposures between outer brackets of an HDR stack?

Firstly, I understand the idea behind HDR photography so I'm not looking for an explanation of HDR. What I'm interested in is the large number of exposures often used to capture a scene with high ...
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How does exposure bracketing work in shutter priority mode?

Exposure bracketing changes ISO and shutter speed in aperture priority and other modes. However, shutter speed, aperture and ISO are the same when shooting with exposure bracketing in shutter priority ...
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How can I overcome the lack of Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) in NIKON D3300?

Recently bought D3300, switching over from Canon 1200D. 1200D has AEB feature with 3 shots for making HDR photos, and I used this feature with ease and great delight. Now, how can I overcome this ...
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Are RAWs in bracketed exposure (mostly) redundant?

When I my camera takes RAW+JPEG with bracketed exposure (-1/0/+1 EV), it seems to me that the only difference that could logically exist between the RAW images is the shutter speed. If I assume that ...
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Is there a technical reason why the flash is disabled with film simulation bracketing on the X100t

The Fuji X100t disables the flash when bracketing is enabled. This seems logical for things like ISO bracketing because several photo's are taken in quick succession. However with film simulation ...
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Remote Control for Sony NEX 5 with bracketed images

Most remote controls that I've tried with my Sony NEX 5t only allow for a single shot shutter action. I'd like to be able to show bracketed images with a remote control. Are there options on the ...
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How can I avoid camera shake while using Canon 6D's Auto Exposure Bracketing?

I've recently upgraded to the full-frame sensor Canon 6D and am used to using Canon's Rebel series cameras with the added Magic Lantern firmware add-on hacks. I have a question about the auto-exposure-...
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How does D7100 bracketing work?

I use Raw + JPEG basic and aperture priority to shoot photos. I tried to turn on AE bracketing or ADL bracketing with 3 or 5 frames. But I never see the camera produced 3 or 5 images when I browse ...
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Can the Canon 600D take images one stop up & down for creating an HDR image?

I can see that Canon 600D can't take multiple exposures, but my 600D has a menu option that states... C.Fn : Exposure Exposure level increments 0: 1/3 stop 1: 1/2 stop I'd like to take several ...
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How to do time lapse with bracketing burst?

I am starting a project and I'd like to do some sunset time lapse. Each frame of the time lapse should be an HDR image. So, I need a bracketing burst every X minutes during a given period of time. Is ...
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What's the use of exposure bracketing in film cameras?

In DSLRs, exposure bracketing can be used to achieve higher dynamic range in post, but what's the use of it in film cameras? Is it practical to blend 3 different exposures (negatives) in the darkroom?
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Is it possible to bracket with flash only around a manual setting on Nikon D7000+SB700?

I have a Nikon D7000 and a SB-700 flash and am trying to set up the following: Manual mode (F11, 1/250) Manual flash (1/64) Bracketing with flash only +- 1 stop, i.e. one picture at flash power 1/64, ...
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D200 - bracketing - number of frames

I can't control the number of shots anymore. Rotating the backpanel dial controls bracketing "on" and "off" (showing symbol only), not the number of shots (which it used to do). How can I get the ...