HDR Photography Tips: Capturing Mixed Lighting

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This is a great room for capturing mixed light,” says Professional photographer and instructor, Tony Sweet. He refers to a musty room in the old prison that features bright skylight, shadows, and lamp light.

To capture the HDR image, you will learn how Tony uses long exposures, dropping as low as minus five below aperture priority to capture the highlights data. He always refers to the histogram to make sure he has captured all the details on either end of the gray scale. Tony recommends the auto compensation dial for accuracy in later processing the final HDR photograph.

Join Tony Sweet in the old prison as he shows you how to capture mixed light in the HDR process.

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