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A Tip on Photography in Snow

It is Wintertime, and there are lots of things to do around the house and office, but nothing beats a vacation! Therefore, our office is closed for Winter vacation starting Monday, January 20th to Tuesday, January 28th. As I am getting ready for my holiday, let me show you a quick tip for “Photography in Snow.”

Photography in Snow

Snow is so bright and reflective. Therefore, the reflection of light can quickly force the camera to underexpose the photos. 

How to avoid underexposed photos while photographing in the snow?

There are many different ways to avoid underexposed images. In this article, I am going to cover two Effective methods:

Using Spot Metering

If your camera has Spot metering mode, then you are lucky. Thereof, switch to spot metering mode and meter for your subject. By using Spot metering, you force the camera to read the exposure just for the item.

Exposure Compensation

On the other note, many cameras may not have the Spot metering mode. Whereas, almost all cameras have the Exposure Compensation mode. 

Exposure Mode

Exposure Compensation Button

Just set the Exposure Compensation to +1, and you are ready to rock! 

By setting the Exposure Compensation, you force the camera to shoot all the photos one stop brighter. Therefore, effortlessly you override the underexposed issue. Here are a few examples for you.   

Normal Exposure

Photography in snow
This is the Normal exposure. The result is an underexposed image.

Exposure Compensation to +1

photography in snow
By setting the Exposure Compensation to +1, I got better shot

Normal Exposure

The reflection and snow made this image too underexposed.
The reflection and snow made this image too underexposed.

Exposure Compensation to +1

Photography in snow
A brighter photo. Thanks to Exposure Compensation.

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The next Bootcamp starts on February 19th, 2020. 

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  • March 28, 2020 9:30 am
Chasing Shadows and Highlights II Omnilargess Office at Seven Oaks Shopping Centre
  • April 18, 2020 9:30 am
Photography Class - Spring Bootcamp Omnilargess Office at Seven Oaks Shopping Centre
  • April 22, 2020 6:00 pm
Night Photography Class May 2020 Abbotsford Clearbrook Library
  • May 15, 2020 7:00 pm
Photography Field Trips Abbotsford Judo Club
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Street Photography Field Trip Omnilargess Office at Seven Oaks Shopping Centre
  • June 17, 2020 6:00 pm
Manual Shooting in the field Willband Park
  • September 12, 2020 7:30 am
Lightroom Classic Class Winter 2020 Program Omnilargess Office at Seven Oaks Shopping Centre
  • November 4, 2020 6:00 pm

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