Warning: This is a Soapbox post. Proceed with caution. This is the first of a three-part article on exposure for night photography, as well as most other types of photography. In Part Two we’ll talk about choosing aperture, shutter speed, and ISO based on the scene. Part Three will look at how to evaluate the histogram Read more... you know you want to.
In Part One I said I had to previsualize the affects from five different elements in this scene of the International Space Station streaking over a waterfall during the full moon, and the cumulative effect from all of them. In this installment, let’s look at those elements in detail. In Part Three, we’ll look at Read more... you know you want to.
Okay, I know I’m going to get blasted for this one. Try to be nice. I had a conversation recently with someone who had attended a workshop during which the presenter spent much of his time talking about the Sunny 16 rule, and how it was the Holy Grail of photographic exposure technique. What? Sunny 16? Read more... you know you want to.