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About Traditional Art / Hobbyist Elena GaraevaFemale/Russia Recent Activity
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Portrait of a girl. by evlena Portrait of a girl. :iconevlena:evlena 13 3 Amour by evlena Amour :iconevlena:evlena 13 6 Portrait by evlena Portrait :iconevlena:evlena 13 7 Portrait by evlena Portrait :iconevlena:evlena 13 8 WIP by evlena WIP :iconevlena:evlena 9 2 Arisha by evlena Arisha :iconevlena:evlena 25 15 Affectionateness by evlena Affectionateness :iconevlena:evlena 30 9 Lyudmila by evlena Lyudmila :iconevlena:evlena 16 10 Elena by evlena Elena :iconevlena:evlena 19 2 Helena by evlena Helena :iconevlena:evlena 14 4 Moon Cat by evlena Moon Cat :iconevlena:evlena 13 2 Snow cat by evlena Snow cat :iconevlena:evlena 26 5 Portrait by evlena Portrait :iconevlena:evlena 21 7 Cat by evlena Cat :iconevlena:evlena 18 7 Sunny by evlena Sunny :iconevlena:evlena 38 23 Meadow by evlena Meadow :iconevlena:evlena 30 16

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Proper Exposure
So why is knowledge about your meter and proper exposure so important anyway?  Many will simply let the camera make the decisions and more often than not will be satisfied with the results.  Or, they will simply take the picture and use the view screen to determine if the shot worked.
So let me try to explain my position on this in three ways.  The first is the ability of the meter to be tricked, the second is something called exposure latitude and the third is creative control.
As I have already explained, meters are calibrated based upon a normal scene.  So if you are on snow or over sand or water, they will think more light is present than actually is there and they will under expose.  But that is just one example.   A meter is simply a tool, which if used in the wrong way it will frequently yield the wrong results.   As another example, if strong light sources are in the area being read, the meter readi
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Elena Garaeva
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art


Portrait of a girl.
Graphite pencils on toned textured paper. A-3.
Colored pencils Faber-Castel, pastel and colored pencils for the background, size A-3.
Colored pencils Faber-Castel Polychromos. Size A-3.
Colored pencils Faber-Castel polychromos. Size A-3.


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JocelyneR Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2018
Thank you kindly for the faves, Elena!  :iconflyingheartsplz:
luceene-k Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2017
thank you for the favourite Flowers and stars - F2U  divider beautiful gallery!
pegasuswarrior Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy BirthdaySuper Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
evlena Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very muchLove 
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