High contrast scenes with the DPxM

Started May 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
curiouspeter
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Re: why ETTR?
In reply to maceoQ, May 8, 2013

maceoQ wrote:

curiouspeter wrote:

I will only use ISO 100 with the DP2M.

Highlight recovery is much better if you use ISO 200. It's your decisionĀ if you prefer noisy shadows or blown out highlights

I know... but that defeats the purpose of ETTR.

Have to say, the DP2M has pretty good highlight headroom. But I just need a way to use the live histogram more effectively.

On my Pentax K-7, I followed the the UniWB way and made the JPEG histogram quite similar to the RAW one. I am just not sure if there is a preferred way to make the histogram more useful in the Merrill.

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