Very disappointed with Canon T4i (650D) - over-exposed/washed out pictures

Started Dec 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
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karl mohr
karl mohr Senior Member • Posts: 1,449
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Actually those pics are about what I would expect with my T4i in bright sunlight and the EC set to 0.  And actually not bad pictures really.  I looked at the histogram - there are a few blown highlights on some of them, but not that far out of line.

If I were you I would be shooting in Av mode and setting the EC to -1/3, -1/2, -2/3, etc., especially during the harsh sunlight hours.  I would read up on AEB (auto exposure bracketing) and use that as well, especially when you've gone to a great deal of trouble to get somewhere for a cool vacation.  Using AEB is kinda like having insurance that you will get a decently exposed shot.  Of course you have 3 times as many shots to go thru when you get home.

Where were these shots taken?  Those Mayan ruins aren't Tulum are they?

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