The latest on D7000 skin tones?

Started May 24, 2011 | Discussions thread
Swedish Hambern
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Re: A final portrait and a final tips
In reply to rhlpetrus, May 26, 2011

My monitor is calibrated. And low contrast does not allways look good. It's when you add some contrast the skin tone is tested to see how it holds up in the highlights and shadows. An evenly lit, flat face with no highs and lows is not only boring but also very easy for any sensor to handle. The challenging part is when you try to squeeze out that extra texture and utilize the highs and lows. It's then things usually starts looking wierd. Hope your're following me

rhlpetrus wrote:

I don't think he know how see colors, or his monitor is not calibtrated. Increasing contrast is the worst way to deal with skintones.

Jack Hogan wrote:

Swedish Hambern wrote:

Look at the picture above, pretty okay right?

On my recently calibrated/profiled monitor the skin tones look way too red for my taste, but to each his own

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