GH3 'Snow' Portraits, Pan 12-35 F2.8 Lens~

Started Feb 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
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lancespring Veteran Member • Posts: 3,906
Re: Overexposed.......

bluelemmy wrote:

tedolf wrote:

maybe 1/3 to 1/2 stop?


A tweak of the levels does it, I think, just to beef up the blacks and clean the highlights a bit. All highly subjective, of course.

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While these photos can certainly be fixed in post, that does not change the fact that they were overexposed.  A quick histogram check while shooting would have easily confirmed that the image was exposed to the right.

I'm a really big fan of checking histograms to confirm my exposure.  It is a great tool to use.

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