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Old June 16 2014, 01:39 AM   #5626
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Cool anecdote ... and a very nice "candid" capture, too.
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Old June 16 2014, 04:02 AM   #5627
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Slowly getting around to processing my shots from DC.









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Old June 16 2014, 04:15 AM   #5628
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Woah ... nice set, SD! I'm actually going to be in D.C. at the end of July. It's nice to see what I have to look forward to.

Also, I love how you captured the different levels of light and shadow in these shots. Really fantastic.

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Might I suggest you use one of your shots here?
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Old June 16 2014, 02:37 PM   #5629
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Thanks! I was playing around with the metering mode and I really liked the results.
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Old June 16 2014, 03:44 PM   #5630
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The Air and Space Museum is one of the coolest attractions in the entire D.C. area and never gets old. These are some great pics!
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Old June 16 2014, 04:31 PM   #5631
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Thanks! I was playing around with the metering mode and I really liked the results.
Nice! Which one did you end up using?
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Old June 16 2014, 05:04 PM   #5632
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For the shots with a lot of back-lighting I used partial metering mode.
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Old June 18 2014, 02:13 AM   #5633
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I'm definitely going to have to experiment with that myself. Your results are fantastic. And now I'm wondering how this shot would have turned out if I'd used that setting (I had the camera set to "Evaluative Metering"):

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Old June 18 2014, 02:14 AM   #5634
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A dramatic gym selfie.

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Old June 18 2014, 02:39 AM   #5635
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I bought a new bookshelf for my graphic novels today. Of course, being me, I also immediately covered it with toys:
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Old June 18 2014, 02:41 AM   #5636
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^ Looks fantastic! (And very well organized.)
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Old June 18 2014, 02:43 AM   #5637
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I'm definitely going to have to experiment with that myself. Your results are fantastic. And now I'm wondering how this shot would have turned out if I'd used that setting (I had the camera set to "Evaluative Metering"):

Was that during the Manhattanage?
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Old June 18 2014, 02:56 AM   #5638
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Sadly, no, it isn't. I've not yet been to a Manhattanenge "event" (though I should try and go to the next occurrence of it). This photo (though still in Manhattan) was from just a random Saturday evening in June, on 8th Street, in Greenwich Village.
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Old June 18 2014, 03:31 AM   #5640
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Love the mountains, Saga! Where is that?
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