Photographic Lesson #1

How to ruin a good pic: Overexposed Highlights

How to ruin a good pic: Overexposed Highlights

Lesson #1 of photography: Always check your settings before taking a picture. I forgot I had played with manual exposure at the last set of animals at the zoo before taking this pic. All my ostrich pics turned out way overexposed because I thought I was still in Aperture Priority mode. Whoops.

This is the only pic that was salvageable. The rest were far too blown out to recover any details in Lightroom with. Still, that hot spot in front of the bird’s beak destroys the pic.