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This is a static archive of the domnit.org blog,
which Lenny Domnitser wrote between 2006 and 2009.

QnD Auto-Exposure Hack

I was out in the nature preserve taking photos with my point-and-shoot, which has no manual exposure and a hard-to-reach ± control. It does have an accessible AE lock, so when I wanted to underexpose, I tilted the camera up toward the sunny sky. The hack: to overexpose, I’d insert my black-gloved hand into the frame. More glove, more exposure: simple and very easy to control.