A&P Shooting a sunset?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by GregFarz78, May 26, 2007.

  1. GregFarz78

    GregFarz78 New Member

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    Whats the best way to do this? I went to the park right before sunset to get some practice but none of the shots came out good either the sun was way overexposed or the subject was underexposed
     
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    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    If you're shooting a full on sunset and you're metering the sky, your subject is going to be underexposed to the point of a silhouette. If you want to get some of your subject, you could try late in the day, but even then it's gonna be dark.

    You could try a couple of things though. Use a reflector to get some light on the subject. Or flash the subject. As well, HDR or manual blending of a number of bracketed exposures could help you achieve detail in both.
     

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