Skin colour in 24MP DX cameras

Started Jun 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
Stacey_K
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Re: Skin colour in 24MP DX cameras
In reply to kgbruce01, Jun 17, 2013

kgbruce01 wrote:

You are in luck! With your digital camera you are 100% in charge of the 'skin tones'. Are the 'skin tones' not to your liking? Then drive the camera and make it produce what you want.

I see this said a lot and not sure I 100% agree.

While you can get skin tones perfect, what happens to other colors in the shot if there are color shifts in play? I've had cases where I could get the skin tones nice, but then hair color got weird, especially on women with colored hair. It's possible this hair color issue I have ran into is partly due to metamerism? I still believe while a color in one part of an image can be fixed, if there are color shifts from what was in front of the camera to what the recording device stores on certain channels, you can't fix one part without breaking another.

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