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    As a general rule...

    As a general rule when spot metering and shooting film I always exposed for the shadows with negitive film and for the highlights when shooting slide or positive film. Is there a general rule with digital as far as exposes go?

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    As far as I know you wat to expose digital like slide, preserve the highlights.
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    Good information

    Quote Originally Posted by ustein
    Good information! Thanks Ustein.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Timer
    As a general rule when spot metering and shooting film I always exposed for the shadows with negitive film and for the highlights when shooting slide or positive film. Is there a general rule with digital as far as exposes go?

    I tend to expose so that the histogram shows weight favouring the right side (the lighter tones). Then I reduce exposure in Photoshop. This way, I don't miss any detail in the shot.

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    Thanks

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    Thanks Uwe,
    This was one of the best explanations of the histogram, I learn't a lot.
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