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Daily Archives: January 26, 2011

How to Shoot Landscapes With Bright Cloud Cover

Back to home, dull, overcast and grey skies.

A common problem for landscape photographers is shooting during overcast conditions in which the cloud cover is effectively a light source. White or bright overcast cloud throws up the issue that the ground and the sky require two different settings in order to expose both properly. Expose for the ground and you get a washed out, highlighted sky. Expose for the sky and you get an under-exposed ground…..more