Old 10-02-2009, 01:54 AM   #1
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Just out of curiosity, what should I be looking at as an indicator for overexposure?


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Overall, the image just appears blown out. I'd reduce the exposure just slightly, or perhaps apply some "highlights" if you own Photoshop.

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Old 10-02-2009, 12:53 PM   #3
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This is a tough shot because of all the shadows. The left side of the lead engine looks a bit overexposed to me (particularly around the numberboards), so I'd bump the brightness down a notch or two. If you darken it you'll need to be sure you don't lose any shadow detail. You'll probably have to mess around with shadows/highlights a bit to get things right.
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