Nex-7 Goodbye 16mm

Started Nov 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
tri x
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Re: Nex-7 Goodbye 16mm
In reply to Rehabdoc, Nov 12, 2012

Rehabdoc wrote:

tri x wrote:

David Nall wrote:

Looks great now. What did it look like OOC? Dave

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Thanks David. This is how it looked and this was the best of the bunch. A lot of dodging and burning and curves and sharpening. I was originally trying to take manual bracketing shots for an HDR scene pre Nex-7 software upgrade. It took me so long between shots that the clouds had moved on, so they would never register.

maybe I don't understand something about manual bracketing for HDR. can't you just go to aperture mode, AEL, set your compensation to +X (your brightest in the series) with the right dial, shoot, nudge dial to left, shoot, nudge dial, shoot, nudge, shoot, etc. and easily get 3-5 shots off in about a second or so without ever taking your eye off the EVF?

That's one advantage of tri-navi.

Well for one thing I was shooting on a tripod and using a remote which in this situation I had to point from the front.  As you can see the shadows are very long so I also had to use the timer so I could jump back behind the camera before the shutter released, then move the Ev, then repeat etc.   As you can see from the surf kite the wind was very strong hence the cloud movement.  But this is all academic as we now have a much better bracketing range from Sony.

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