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Old Aug 24, 2010, 10:24 AM   #1
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Default I wanna make sure I understand this

I want to make sure I understand this..
My camera has an auto bracketing mode so I can set it to take 3 pictures in a group. One normal, one overexposed, one underexposed.
Is that what I'm trying for?

I have a covered bridge near where I live and the angle of the shot I want to get is off to the side, but still seeing through the bridge to the other side. No matter how I did this it didn't work. Meter through the bridge then the bridge is way to dark. Meter the bridge and the through the bridge portion is completely blown out. HDR seems like the answer.
BUT.. in this type of situation what purpose would an overexposed picture add to the equation?
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Old Aug 24, 2010, 1:53 PM   #2
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The middle exposure would cover the overall scene like the outside of the bridge, trees, etc. The underexposed shot would be for the sky and the view at the other end of the bridge. The overexposed shot would be for the dark interior area of the bridge. Depending on the time of day and how bright the sky is will determine whether you need more than three shots or not. Im guessing that 5 would be more like it.
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