Soft highlight + shadow VS DR 200 400?

Started Nov 25, 2013 | Questions thread
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CAcreeks
CAcreeks OP Veteran Member • Posts: 8,965
Re: Soft highlight + shadow VS DR 200 400?

Lightpath48 wrote:

To my eyes the soften and harden controls relate to the pulling of highlight and shadow portions of the characteristic curve toward the midpoint (softening) or the extremes (hardening).

I agree. Highlight Soft creates roll-off in the shoulder, while Shadow Soft creates roll-off in the toe. Together they create a nice S curve.

Not sure how DPreview produces their dynamic range graphs, but I would love to see one for Soft (-2) highlight and shadow.

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