The World of PRE-touching Your Images

Consider the image in which there is an exposure issue. Of course with today's high res RAW files we can correct enormous changes in exposure with controls available in post-production. But the habit of doing so and the time invested are two of the main reasons to make the correction at the time of capture. For each image you open in Photoshop to edit, you'll double or triple the time IF you have to continually make global adjustments for the exposure or color balance.  

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Calibrate Your Light Meter

In camera TTL meters are incredible tools that help provide very accurate exposure settings.  But as accurate as they may be, the camera can only measure light that has been reflected or produced by a subject of which it has no idea what it is.  For the most accurate metering, photographers use incident light meters to measure the light from the source before it strikes the subject.

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