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any still photography tips of anysort for any life condition?
You've got too broad of a question there. "Any life condition?" Give us a scenario or two.
Make sure the lighting is good.
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mkae sure you have the right exposure - water and snow can throw off on camera light meters because of the sun reflecting off them making the camera think there is more light than there accually is
'I should put my camera on a tripod - its easier to drink beer that way' - dirty steve
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what is the right exposure to use in snow
that is like asking how fast you should go when driving.
Change it up on the aperture throughout the roll, it'll make for good variety.
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make sure you have your verticals and horizontals right (horizons and such).
unless you're doing it on purpose, try and keep 'em level.
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if your using a digital camera and the flash comes on while taking an outside shot, leave it on becuae it helps the exposure and color balance.
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Get an 18 grade grey card when shooting in locations with snow, maybe water, sand. Meter off of that to get the proper exposure. The texture in the snow will be noticeable. Or just meter off something dark, such as your hand or a tree.
^ yeah, the back of your hand usually turns out pretty good.
When I'm shooting a park session where everyone's hiking, I meter off people as they walk by, and then put that speed/apeture combo into manual mode and leave it until the light changes.
go read a photography book. they will answer all your questions. i would recomend the ones by national geographic.they arernt cheep but they are really good.
if you're shooting film, bracket your shots (look it up)
if you're shooting digital, look at what your results are as you shoot, and make adjustments as needed.
grey cards are always a good thing to have too.
i'm guessing if you're asking general questions like that though, you probably don't have a camera with much in the way of manual control.
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