Podcast 203 : Q&A #10 – Shooting with Grey Skies and Why Manual Mode?

Today, in the first Q&A episode for a year, I answer a question from a listener about shooting under a grey sky, and I also go into detail on why I use Manual Mode, especially in challenging exposure situations. The question that I’m going to answer today is from Eric...

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Martin Bailey is a nature and wildlife photographer and educator based in Tokyo. He's a pioneering Podcaster and blogger, and an X-Rite Coloratti member.
  • Traci Vogt
    Posted at 11:20h, 11 August Reply

    Martin- thank you for the time you put into this question, and more importantly… thank you for this particular quote, “I’m certainly not saying that Eric needs to buy an $8,000 lens…”

    Sincerely, Eric’s Wife

  • Martin Bailey
    Posted at 12:54h, 11 August Reply

    Ha ha!!

    I saw a mail on my iPhone saying that there was a comment from Traci Vogt, and I knew this was coming. 😀

    What I meant by this is that Eric also needs $2,000 for a tripod with gimbal head and a new camera bag, to go with his new $8,000 lens.

    Just kidding, of course. I know the pain and angst that photographer’s put our spouses through, probably not as well as my wife, but I understand to a degree. Believe, you were in my mind when I added that sentence. 😀

    Thanks for stopping by Traci.


  • Sushant
    Posted at 22:06h, 26 November Reply

    Nobody explains the concepts so deep as you do… Thanks a ton Martin…

    • Martin Bailey
      Posted at 07:58h, 27 November Reply

      You are very welcome Sushant! Thanks for stopping by.

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