I would like to discuss the aesthetics of photography...

Started May 24, 2013 | Discussions thread
GaryW
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Re: It's the way of digital
In reply to Lumixdude, May 25, 2013

Lumixdude wrote:

...It reminds me of the story of the reference speakers when it comes to producing sound, put a good pair of reference speakers next to the average person and they'll think the sound coming out of them is garbage, but that's because most people aren't prepared to do the work to get the sound of the speakers that they're capable of.

You have a lot of systems that boost the bass and treble to try to get a "good" sound.  A good system sounds good completely neutral.  I have an EQ, but I don't bother using it, as it's pretty smooth already.

Most people aren't prepared to play around with a parametric EQ... Well the same can be said of digital photos, most people aren't prepared to go to the lengths of extracting the best possible image out of the histogram. They want the cheap fix and so we see people complaining about the nature of digital.

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