Somebody please explain! Why X-E1 JPEGS are darker?

Started Jan 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
muratime
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Re: Somebody please explain! Why X-E1 JPEGS are darker?
In reply to Richard Butler, Jan 9, 2013

R Butler wrote:

Viking89 is close to the right answer. However, he's wrong in suggesting that you would need to process from Raw to tell the real difference - ISO is based on JPEG output.

In our review of the X-Pro1 we found the X-Pro1 produces darker images than you would expect at any given ISO (it over-stated ISO by around 1/2 a stop). And that's the answer to your question. It's very unusual for modern cameras to under-state ISO, but the X-Pro1 is one of them - it appears the X-E1 does the same.

Richard - dpreview.com

hi Richard,

Thanks for showing interest and explaining, actually in another review I got similar answer, good to know, I hope our feedback will help you to finalize your review in more healthy way...

regards, MM

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