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Re: Photography

That's a good point about film being unable to handle the lattitude of
brightness on a sunny day...  Between about 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM on a sunny
day, if you expose for the high tones you will have black shadow areas with no
detail - and if you expose for the shadows you get washed out highlites.. So
what do you do?

One thing that I always carried with me was a piece of material that was
similiar to wedding dress material and was mounted on a bendable frame - it
would fold up into three little circles and was easy to carry around.  If you
could place that material between the sun and the subject, it will cut the
contrast to a manageable level.. Another  way is to use a silver reflector and
bounce sunlite into the shadow areas.  It will open up the shadows but have
little or no effect on the highlites, effectively lowering the contrast.

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