Going back tomorrow - How can I do better? - Night shots

Started Dec 6, 2013 | Photos thread
LincolnB Veteran Member • Posts: 4,343
Re: First Shot

Florida Nature Photographer wrote:

James A Rinner wrote:

I am just going to comment on the first shot.


It is a very nice shot but I think it is about a stop over exposed.

Something I could correct in Lightroom by reprocessing, I assume?

Not if it's blown out, which in the case of shots like this it usually is. It's nearly impossible to shoot directly at a light source and not have some blowout. The trick is to mange it and not get too blown out. Most night shots like this are exposed even further to the right than the typical ETTR.

Using various HDR techniques would be another way to manage this:

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