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Old 04-07-2019, 01:23 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Mgoldman View Post

For a scene such as that - you need to find an angle where the headlights do not shine directly into the lens. Or, significantly underexpose (ie; expose for the headlights) and then hope you can bring back the detail in shadow recovery.
That's kind of what I was implying. Rob was suggesting he go slower with the ISO, which would result in having to go even slower with the shutter speed. And if the train is moving he's just going to have motion blur. If he increases the ISO 2-3 stops, allowing for a faster shutter speed to control the motion blur, he'll have wiggle room to underexpose. But yeah, the best bet is to shoot at an angle where the headlight isn't pointing directly at the camera lens.
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