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Thread: How do you capture the skies in landscape shots?

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    Default Re: How do you capture the skies in landscape shots?

    Quote Originally Posted by giantcanopy View Post
    Probably the dynamic range of the scene is too wide for the camera sensor.

    You can try
    - To capture in Raw format and see if u can pull any details from there postprocessing, or
    - Try multiple exposure blending, or
    - A graduated neutral density filter if applicable to darken the skies a little, or
    - Choose a better timing to make the shot

    ryan
    Well said Ryan..

    in order of personal preference and importance;

    i will put timing first.. no point in pursuing any more shots if lighting sux eh
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    Default Re: How do you capture the skies in landscape shots?

    Quote Originally Posted by giantcanopy View Post
    Probably the dynamic range of the scene is too wide for the camera sensor.

    You can try
    - To capture in Raw format and see if u can pull any details from there postprocessing, or
    - Try multiple exposure blending, or
    - A graduated neutral density filter if applicable to darken the skies a little, or
    - Choose a better timing to make the shot

    ryan
    All these are simple to understand explanations..

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    Default Re: How do you capture the skies in landscape shots?

    Quote Originally Posted by SilverPine View Post
    For landscape shots a GND is a must, since what you need is to darken the sky and bring out the details from the ground.

    This is what I mean below:








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    May i ask if this photo had been post-processed? so just purely job done with GND?

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