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Correct Exposure for 250D 16mm


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#1 Chris Lee

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 05:31 AM

Quick question: Using a Canon Scoopic with Fuji 250D. What is the recommended exposure to leave a safety margin?

-In outdoor daylight?
-Indoors with Mixed lighting (big windows)
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#2 Mark Dunn

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 06:44 AM

Whatever your meter tells you.
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#3 Bill DiPietra

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 12:53 PM

Whatever your meter tells you.


When shooting negative, I usually open up about 1/2 of a stop beyond the meter reading. It gives you more room for error so that you can adjust the exposure in post if needed.

A word about the Scoopic: Having used that camera I know it has an internal light meter. DO NOT RELY ON THAT READING ALONE. If you have access to a hand-held light meter, use that as it will be far more accurate.
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#4 Chris Burke

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Posted 04 August 2012 - 10:00 PM

that stock like to be overexposed. Like Bil said, 1/2 to even a whole stop over is good. It holds the highlights really well. this all depends what look you want.
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#5 Tom Jensen

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 12:23 PM

rate at 2/3rds open works as well.
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