Gray cards : the 12% - 18% controversy

Started Apr 13, 2013 | Questions thread
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xpatUSA
xpatUSA Senior Member • Posts: 7,357
Re: Gray cards : the 12% - 18% controversy

Not only that, ISO gives what they call "latitude" so, when you set ISO 100 on the camera, it could be anything between about 75-125. A good indication might be to shoot a gray card metered to zero plus half a stop and check the histogram (with as little processing as possible, esp. brightness and saturation) - it should show a narrow distribution in middle of the horizontal axis.

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