> The overall SBR of a landscape scene changes with lighting > conditions. Therefore, =8cweather=b9 conditions and SBR are > linked. On a bright sunny day, you end up with areas > directly hit by sunlight, where other areas are in deep > shadow. The SBR is huge in that case. On a gloomy day, > everything I the scene is illuminated by the gigantic soft > box, otherwise known as =8csky=b9. The bright areas get less > light and the shadows get more. The SBR is relatively > small in that case. > > However, you are right with your example of the two dogs. > If the black dog is placed on Zone III and the lighter dog > falls on Zone VII, this will not change from sunny to > gloomy day, unless... the brighter dog is in sunlight on > the sunny day. The classic example is always bride and > groom. Get them out of the sunlight into a shaded area. Hi Ralph, I agree with this explanation, and it certainly applies to any outdoor scene where sufficient shadow and/or sky areas are present. My dog shot had neither! regards Peter Badcock ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.