Here’s why you should always keep the brightest light behind you when shooting video:
Modern video cameras, from cell phones to HD, adjust automatically for light. If the light’s too bright, they close down the lens to let less in.
Normally, no problem for you or the video camera. Your outdoor shots in bright light look great, and so do your indoor shots by candlelight.
Unfortunately that smart circuitry gets confused when it has to deal with multiple light levels in the same shot. Most video camera circuitry is set to expose for the biggest, brightest thing in … Read the rest