Why Exposing to the Right (ETTR) is BAD!

Started Mar 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Why Exposing to the Right (ETTR) is BAD!
In reply to scorrpio, Apr 1, 2013

scorrpio wrote:

Thread should be called "Why criticizing a technique you got no clue about is BAD".

ETTR is about putting your highlights right against the right edge of the histo, but NOT beyond it.    If you are beyond, you did it wrong.   The alternative is not worrying if your highlights come a bit short of saturation, and hoping the camera sensor has enough range to resolve the shadow details you care about without much noise.

Exactly. Hopefully Sovern understands now after reading this thread.

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