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Heather  M. Wareham
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/20/2007


In my gallery There is about 24 pictures I took from my kitchen. Through pane of glass of my sliding doors. Is there a setting I should be using to take pictures through glass. Also I don't have PS yet. I have Pacasa2 and Helcon filter.

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2/10/2007 1:19:05 PM

Bob Cammarata
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/17/2003
  Hello Heather,
It looks as if your feeder is a popular place!

I might suggest that you try over-exposing the snow to get it a little more white.
If you are shooting in full auto, try a manual setting with the aperture opened a stop wider than what your in-camera meter recommends and see if it looks better.
Shooting straight through glass will make no difference in what settings you use ( long as your windows are clean).


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2/10/2007 1:46:00 PM

Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
Well, if you're shooting through glass, you don't want to use flash. You often do want to over expose images because the white snow throws things off, but if you want to make sure the snow isn't blown out, you could just brighten it properly.

For this picture, maybe you could set the haze compensation to 3, contrast to +10, highlights to like +30, and shadows to like +22. You could also increase the saturation of orange and yellow colors slightly.

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2/11/2007 11:05:26 AM

Ariel Lepor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/8/2005
This was fixed in Helicon Filter.

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2/11/2007 11:05:51 AM

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