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  • - camera.
Normal exposure used in a similar light, is not suitable to take pictures of a winter landscape - pictures obtained noticeably darker.If you're shooting in auto mode, use the preset modes (SCN), it is indicated in the settings icon or snowflakes snowman.The expensive camera you will need to use the manual mode (M).Start with the exposure compensation values ​​+ 1ev and increasing it in steps, pick up a suitable trial.
Choose time for shooting immediately after a snowfall, when the snow is especially pure.After some time, it will have multiple tracks, and part of the snow will fall from the branches to the ground.D
epending on how you chose lit area, select the time of shooting.Take a walk in the morning, afternoon and evening, look, when the landscape is particularly beautiful.It is interesting to look winter landscapes taken against the sun.
Note that white or slightly bluish color of snow in the picture will only be in sunny weather.Bluish hue gives the color of the cloudless sky, is reflected in the ice crystals.This shade does not require correction.In cloudy weather, the snow will be a grayish color, try to adjust its exposure.Perfect shooting time - watch the sunrise or sunset, when the position of the sun low on the horizon contributes to the appearance of elongated shadows.They emphasize the texture of the snow surface.
to color the snow was coming to a natural, pay attention to the white balance adjustment.Select the appropriate setting, it is available in most cameras.When shooting in cloudy weather, increase the exposure of 0.7 to 1.5, and the picture will be whiter than snow.Check the brightness histogram - it should be shifted to the right.If you're shooting in bright sunlight - use blend or set the white balance manually by selecting as a reference level section of the snow-covered surface.
Increase shutter speed, taking a winter landscape during a snowfall - flying snowflakes will be visible in the photos.In heavy snow, try to use a flash - frame gain additional volume.