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Why ‘The Histogram’ Sux

Why ‘The Histogram’ Sux

The much hyped histogram is one of the worst tools to use for exposure determination —unless all You shoot are pictures of grey walls.

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Quick n’ Clean By Window Light

Quick n’ Clean By Window Light

Using free and cheap materials to make decent photographs that present products in a good light: a quick-and-clean alternative to the quick-and-dirty snapshot approach.

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For All Photos there Is a Season Under the Sun

For All Photos there Is a Season Under the Sun

Q: ‘When is the best time to photograph a building?’
A: ‘When it looks its best.’ (When its shape, volume, and depth are beautifully rendered.)

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Perspective Matters

Perspective Matters

Depictions of distorted buildings due to converging verticals are hardly uncommon nowadays, even in quality publications. Nevertheless, the compromising of a building’s aesthetics in such a manner is hardly acceptable, especially when divers methods and tools are available for the photographer to avoid perspective distortion and the disharmony it introduces into a composition.

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Highly Dynamic Metering

Highly Dynamic Metering

A light meter that has reflective (spot) metering is a boon for High Dynamic Range Imaging: using it to find the correct exposure for the brightest and darkest areas in a composition, it streamlines the bracketing required for this popular multi-exposure technique.

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