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Lewis Kemper at BetterPhoto Summit   Featured in PhotoFlash #074
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Susan J. Feulner
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    Love this photo. What do I need to know to get this quality?
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4/29/2009 7:26:41 PM

 
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It's a simple technique, really. I meter for the sky in manual mode and make sure to set my shutter speed below my flash sync speed which is 1/250 sec. I slightly underexpose the sky. I then use my flash off-camera using its wireless remote feature. The camera's TTL handles the rest. That gives me a good base exposure and then I refine the look later in PS, but the core of the image happens in-camera.

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4/30/2009 12:18:49 PM

 
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Thanks for taking the time to fill me in. Susan

4/30/2009 1:05:49 PM

 
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