Fog Simplifies

Fog along the Bitterroot River
Missoula, Montana

 I love shooting in the fog. It simplifies backgrounds, helping create quiet scenes. 

To preserve the bright white fog, I increased the exposure by two stops. Foggy light is also very blue. To counteract that, I used the Shade white balance setting to warm up the trees and brush along the riverbank.

Taking your camera off Auto mode gives you the flexibility to dial in the effects you want for your image. Getting to Know Your Digital Camera, which meets January 27, 2024, helps you move from taking snapshots to making photographs. Find out more about the class and register here.