Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digicam Help > Newbie Help

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jan 6, 2012, 10:58 AM   #11
Senior Member
wave01's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: North West England
Posts: 1,749

Hi are you using canons DPP software
wave01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 6, 2012, 11:28 AM   #12
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 21

Hi, Thanks for trying to help me. I will have to look that up Canon DPP software.
I have to go out this afternoon so I likely wont have time until tonight.
Let me read and watch the video and then I will know what you are talking about.
Sorry for not having done that.
flaggirl1956 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 6, 2012, 3:05 PM   #13
Senior Member
TCav's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Washington, DC, Metro Area, Maryland
Posts: 13,687

You can download updates to DPP from their websitte, but they won't install unless you've aklready installed the version from the CD that came with your camera.

I agree with wave01. The two outdoor scenes have too much contrast. You need to remember that the camera is trying to expose everything in its metering area. You have some really bright areas and some really dark areas. The camera will pick an intermediate exposure level that works equally poorly for both. My guess is that you were using Evaluative metering, which tries to expose the entire frame properly. (See page 102 of the Canon T3i Instruction Manual.) If you'd have used any of the other Metering Modes, you'd have probably gotten better results.
  • The lens is the thing.
  • 'Full Frame' is the new 'Medium Format'.
  • "One good test is worth a thousand expert opinions." - Tex Johnston, Boeing 707 test pilot.
TCav is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 7, 2012, 7:09 PM   #14
Super Moderator
Mark1616's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 7,451

Originally Posted by wave01 View Post
hi you are looking two different types of picture 1 and 2 are taken outside with a lot of snow you will need too add a bit compensation to compensate for the snow. the p&s shot has no snow and is a more even balance.
what were the settings of the t3i
The exif is in the photos, if you don't have it then grab something oPanda iExif. I'm just off to bed otherwise would have copied and pasted all the settings but feeling too lazy lol
[SIZE=1][SIZE=2]Any problems with a post or thread please use the report button at the bottom left of the post and the team will help sort it out.
Mark1616 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 1:20 PM.