Shooting Tips

Four Tips on How to Properly Meter Exposure in Snow

One of the great things about winter when it comes to photography is that the snowy landscape can provide some terrific photo opportunity. But there is one problem when it comes to shooting snow: Snow is white. Your camera’s metering system wants to meter everything as middle gray. As a result, that pristine white snow becomes dull and dirty snow. SLR Lounge has 4 easy-to-use tips that can help you expose your images correctly when shooting in the snow.

Shooting Tips

Photography Essentials: The Sunny 16 Rule

With all the sophistication of modern metering system, it seems like the good ol’ Sunny 16 Rule can be dismissed as one of the old relics of the film era. But it is still a valid and useful rule nonetheless, and one that can teach growing photographers about the principles of metering.
So if you haven’t heard about the Sunny 16 Rule or just need to brush up on it again, here’s a quick primer on this classic metering rule.

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Metering Explained – Great Article by Engadget

Camera Metering is still one of the biggest difficulties in photography today. Sure, with digital, you can “just look at the back of the camera!” …However while that might work for a hobbyist who takes photos more casually, EVERYONE who aspires to truly master the craft of photography (especially in a professional capacity) should truly master camera metering.