Monthly Archives: November 2010

Photography: How to meter manually? – Part 1

When reading photography books or articles, you would definitely come across expressions like ‘I aimed my camera at the sky and then metered or I would meter the face etc.’ I don’t know about you, but I used to get … Continue reading

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A trip to Galena, IL

The city of Galena is located in the north western part of IL. We heard a lot of good stories about Galena, so we decided to spend a few days there (Aug 6&7, 2010). We were able to rent a … Continue reading

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A Case for Manual Metering

Many photographers complain about under exposed or dark pictures that they get from their D-SLRs. In most cases, the camera is not at fault. It’s just that the pictures are not metered right. All SLR cameras come with at least … Continue reading

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Indoor Pictures and White Balance

When taking pictures indoor, especially in tricky lighting conditions, the auto white balance or the preset values (tungsten, florescent etc) may not give you the best and accurate color.  This is particularly true in case of indoor courts or with … Continue reading

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