Another mistake in setting camera exposure
There I was taking pictures of the sunset. It was not that gorgeous a view, but I didn’t want to miss it as I had been there on our iconic town bridge.
My camera was operating in P-mode. The exposures were fine for the barely clouded sky. So I wanted to boost the exposure to get a bit more detail in the buildings and landscape.
I pressed the exposure compensation button and spun the wheel. Of course in the wrong direction.
I pressed the shutter anyway then over-corrected in the other direction. Here are the thumbnails.
Yes, that frame looks pretty black. Here is what the EXIF data said (in part).
Exposure Compensation: -11/3. Minus eleven thirds; that’s just a click less than four stops underexposure. Even the sky is black.
Never shy about experimenting, I decided to see what I could dig…
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