What's wrong with my 20D?

Started Sep 22, 2006 | Discussions thread
beerguy Senior Member • Posts: 2,539
You need better light...

There isn't anything inherently wrong with your planned shot. The real problem is that the lighting is harsh and uninteresting. The same scene, photographed either early in the AM, or late evening, before sunset, will be much nicer. Lighting is everything in a landscape photograph. Avoid auto WB, since it will tend to remove the warmth of the light at those times of day.

If you do plan on doing panos, don't use a polarizer. The effect of the CP will vary with the angle of the camera relative to the sun, and your sky tones won't match. Also set the camera for manual exposure.

Good luck.
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