We have compiled a list of the TOP50 questions that we hear on our workshops. From gear, to settings, to composition, and shooting styles, we have decided to post three questions and answers a week till we get through them all.
We hope they answer some of the questions that you may have. Here is today’s question.
Question: How do I lighten my shadows to see more detail in my photos?
Answer: The best the way to avoid that problem is to learn how to use your exposure compensation settings in your digital camera. By using Exposure Compensation, depending on your camera, you can increase your compensation in 1/3 increments up to 3 stops over.
Sometimes raising your ISO to increase your digital camera’s sensitivity to light and will also increase the darkness in your shadows.
Thanks to digital photography, however, it’s pretty easy to learn how to lighten dark photos in Photoshop or other similar photo editors.
Here are a few methods you might try…
Thanks for reading,