D800 - Blue sky turns white

Started Dec 26, 2012 | Questions thread
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Peter iNova
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Re: D800 - Blue sky turns white
In reply to philipW99, Dec 26, 2012

It's easy to overexpose sky, especially while trying to maintain foreground subjects that are nearly backlit.

Technically, you can try a global EV-1/3 or EV-2/3 exposure and add in ADL of the High or Extra High persuasion. ADL's biggest effect is to reach into the highlights for more tonality.

RAW shots will often show sky tonalities that their accompanying JPEGs don't keep.


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