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How to get your color spot-on with the Illuminati color/light meter
Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter
The Smartphone Lightmeter on the Job
This Changes Everything, How to Accurately Meter Light-Flash-Color from Your Smartphone
Exposure Tactics • Refining Exposure
Camera Bag Metering
Exposure Tactics: Incident Metering
Exposure Tactics–Reflective Metering
Using an External Light Meter
How to Photograph a Silhouette
Control What Your Exposure Meter “Sees”

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Camera Bag Metering

More often than not when shooting in the mixed light of partially-shaded areas, such as under canopy or near water where available light can be a spotty mixture of shadow and highlight, it can be difficult to locate a neutral

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Exposure Tactics: Incident Metering

My last post showed why it’s difficult to get the exposure right with the reflective meters in our cameras. They measure the light without being able to differentiate whether a subject is bright, dark or in-between. This one is how

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Exposure Tactics–Reflective Metering

Exposure can be really confusing. It’s particularly so with modern digital cameras. Why? The type of light meters built into cameras is a big reason. Those meters are reflective meters. They measure the amount of light bouncing off of a

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Using an External Light Meter

This tutorial is from a new class called Up and Running with Studio Strobes I just completed for Lynda.com. It is co-taught with my friend Abba Shapiro. While often deemed a creative endeavor, photography can involve some math. In this

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How to Photograph a Silhouette

This image shows the transition of a darkened silhouette, where the image was exposed for the sky, all the way to an image where the metering was set to the foreground. A silhouette can make a beautiful photographthey are a

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Control What Your Exposure Meter “Sees”

Post by Rick Sammon Heres an important thing to think about when comes to seeing the light (the key to getting a good exposure): you can control what your cameras meter sees. Basically, digital SLR cameras, and even some compact

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Commonly misunderstood photo words

I took the time to read comments on this site, as well as a few other sites, and found that there are some terms that need some clarification for use in the photo world. Some are quite comical, and some

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Stretching and Roving Keyframes

Stretching and roving keyframes

If you have keyframed multiple layers in After Effects and need to change the duration of the animated segments, you can use the stretch keyframes method to avoid individual keyframe adjustment. Simply highlight the beginning and ending keyframes on the

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Quick tips for winter street photography

This year, many photographers won’t be able to head to the countryside to shoot gorgeous winter landscapes. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t hit the streets to document the beauty of cities blanketed in snow. It will definitely be challenging

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