Man­age spot­light­ing

Digital Photograper - - Techniques -

STEP 1

Use eval­u­a­tive me­ter­ing and read from the high­lights, pro­tect­ing high­light de­tail with­out block­ing shad­ows

STEP 2

Ap­ply pos­i­tive ex­po­sure com­pen­sa­tion to lift the deep­est shad­ows. Don’t worry if the bright­est high­lights clip

STEP 3

Ar­range points of light within the frame so that the eye is guided through the com­po­si­tion

STEP 4

Use an aper­ture of f16 or above to ren­der lights as cre­ative star­bursts for in­ter­est

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