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Old 03-08-2019, 05:35 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by bigbassloyd View Post
If I were standing there beside you, as we were in Western Springs on a cold January night, I would probably do a dual exposure from the tripod. I would capture the scene, and then capture the gates / lights / train using a different exposure combination. I would then layer-blend those two in photoshop (your Nikon may be able to do that in-camera?). It's a scene that appears to need two different approaches to capture fully.
But how would all of that solve the problem? An exposure sufficient to capture the train is also capturing all of that red flare from the crossing flashers.
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