What is the best setting for taking photos through glass.i have a olympus sp-590uz .ive only had the caamera a few days any help would be great
Photography through glass isn't difficult if you know a few guidelines.
If you're indoors in a museum, or aquarium etc, it would be best to turn the flash off. This will eliminate the flash reflecting into your photos.
If you need to use a flash, make sure you're not squared on the glass. IF you're at a direct, 90 degree angle from the glass, that's when the flash will reflect off the glass and back into your lens. An angle between 50-70 degrees will all the light from the flash to illuminate the subject on the opposiite side of the glass without reflecting.
You're camera has a high megapixel resolution so you can get great color and detail. If you use the zoom feature, you'll need to hold the camera very steady or if possible, use a tripod.
Another technique that alot of photographers use is called "bracketing" . Many of the newer digitals have a setting that will allow you to do this. Bracketing is simply taking 2 or more photos of the same image with slight exposure setting changes being the only difference between each shot. For example, one shot would be normal exposure, one would be a step or two over-exposed, and another would be a step or two under-exposed.
Many of the cameras will take the 3 shots all together-check your owner's manual for specifics.
With these simple techniques, you'll look like an ace!
Sep 18, 2009 |