Bad Advice"41) Take a Photo in the Snow
1. Snow reflects light, so compensate by underexposing the film by one stop. Do this by halving your ISO (film speed), setting the exposure-compensation dial to -1, and taking down the aperture by one stop.
2. Unless you like flat photos, don't shoot in the middle of the day.
3. When photographing people, place your subject with the sun behind them and use a flash."
This is flat wrong! Camera meters try to adjust everything to "middle gray," therefore, pictures taken in the snow tend to be underexposed. Underexposing by another stop will render a murky, dark virtually useless exposure. For white snow, you need to OVER expose by at least a stop. Any photographer worth his salt could tell you this. She's OK on No.'s 2 and 3. Evelyn was also wrong about the detuning of shaped skis. Makes me wonder. I think she should go back to hunting tree-huggers with Dick Cheney and leave the writing to someone who at least minimally checks the facts.
It was an amusing article, overall, however.