Gray cards : the 12% - 18% controversy

Started Apr 13, 2013 | Questions thread
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yvind Strm Veteran Member • Posts: 4,130
Re: Gray cards : the 12% - 18% controversy

Careful, Roland.

I claim that using a grey card is much more precise than using the histogram.

Roland Karlsson wrote:

cquarksnow wrote:

http://dpanswers.com/content/tech_kfactor.php

Given spot-metering with a Merrill based camera, what percentage would seem appropriate for a gray card ?

Personally I would say that the answer to this question has become less important in the digital era. If you take the time to use grey cards, you also have the time to take a test image, and look at the histogram.

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Øyvind

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