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Camera settings for sunrise/sunset?

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Djw93, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. Djw93

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    What settings are you guys using to capture the contrast of a bright sun against a dark landscape? I have played around a little bit with the iso and shutter speeds but still finding it a bit tricky to get a bright photo that's not overexposed


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  2. 2nd2non

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    In this condition, it's common to overexposed the sun to prevent crushing dark landscape. That's usually ok. You can always add a mask in post to darken the sky and reduce the sun glare. Another option is to use a graduated ND filter. Snake River Prototype makes one. Top quality, but they are expensive. Hope this helps
     
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