In short: Have strong back lighting: Expose for the Sky No flash Focus: If you are shooting with a dSLR, you may need to turn your lens to manual focus. Sometimes when shooting with such a strong backlight, your camera can not focus on your subject.
Article: Shooting RAW vs JPEG is a question that every photographer faces at some point. This article will provide you a practical visual guide as to the exact differences between RAW and JPEG file formats, while leaving out all the technical mumbo-jumbo.
Why I was shooting lens manual focus and why wrong - Makinze Muinzer - Shooting on auto allows the camera to preset a focus. I always keep mine on auto focus, and then change it accordingly to what I actually want in focus
20 Things I Wish I Knew About Photographing in Manual Mode