X100 or/and X-Pro1's best setting for "beautiful" B&W in camera only

Started May 30, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Here is a few from today's street shooting session (60mm & 18mm)
In reply to Alexandre Ponsin, Jun 2, 2012

If you really like "deep" black and white conversions with a wide tonal range the only way to do achieve so is using RAW. The images you posted look (for my taste) flat, overexposed and with a very narrow latitude between highlights and shadows, basically no info in between.

This link is to Steve Huff´s blog and one of his pictures with the Leica Monochrome. This example shows how deep and rich BW can be:

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