Comments: While filming at a large middle school in Florida I happened upon a row of school buses loaded with kids. To build some enthusiasm I pointed to my camera and then to them and shook my head "no". In no time I had a small mob at the window begging for pictures. Quickly I snapped a few and ducked away before things got out of hand.
This shot was tough to meter. With the camera's built-in meter, in manual mode, I took spot readings of the children on the right and of the yellow paint and averaged them. I needed a good yellow but also legible faces. The original, uncropped image contained lots of bright sky above the bus so a "multipattern" exposure mode would have overcompensated and caused the faces to be underexposed. HC
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