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1. What Is DSLR Video? > Poring Over the Footage - Pg. 2

poring oVer the Footage While visiting the Outer Banks region of North Carolina, you notice a dominant item all along the coast--lighthouses. This shot was easy to compose because there were such strong angles to work with. However, it was a tough shot to expose properly. The high-contrast, black-and- white stripes had to be balanced with the details in the sky, and the shadowy area of the trees started to lose detail. Video is sometimes very challenging to expose properly because it has less of a dynamic range than photography.