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Something Iíve been asked a number of times by workshop participants is what method works best at controlling the exposure in a photograph. Well like all things in life there is more than one way to skin a cat. You have to find your won preferred way, but for me, I often processing one RAW file twice, for the highlights and shadows. I then blending them to ensure a suitable (subtlety handled) effective dynamic range.
I could of course use a graduated filter, or bracket my exposure in high contrast environments and edit two raw files, but generally I like to focus on the method that is quickest at getting me to the end objective, but maintaining the quality Iím looking for. I personally like to focus (pun intended) on the image and stating a Ďbest methodí would of course be a tad too arrogant, not forgetting limiting your available options for creativity...So I will shut up now and leave you by introducing my new podcast... http://vimeo.com/11461679


Note: Oh, by the way, my Malham workshop is now full, but I will be announcing two new dates for workshops in Cornwall this August and the Lake District for the Autumnal colour goodness...

Note: Iím also offering a charity evening bluebell workshop this Friday Evening the 7th May from 18.45 in some bluebell woods near Ilkley with 100% of my fee goes to the Yorkshires Air Ambulance. If you are interested please reserve a place by sending me an email through my www.landscapeinspired.com

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:17 40mm canon
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Exposure Blending
Username:jasontheaker jasontheaker
Uploaded:4 May 2010 - 3:40 PM
Tags:Blending, East, England, Exposure, Flambrough head, Jason theaker, Landscape / travel, Landscapeinspired.com, Night / low light, North sea., North yorkshire moors, Photography, Photoshop, Podcast, Rain, Screen capture, Showers, Spring, Storms, Tutorial, Uk, Weather, Wildlife / nature, Yorkshire
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catherinekp79

Just wondered where in Cornwall will your workshop be and at what sort of level do you need to be at to attend? I would have sent a message but am unable as I have only been a member for a short while. Cath

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