Why 'more or less stopped using ISO'?

Started Feb 19, 2014 | Questions thread
Iliah Borg
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Re: Maybe this will help.
In reply to crames, Feb 22, 2014

crames wrote:

Iliah Borg wrote:

crames wrote:

Iliah Borg wrote:

Using ISO as your only control to influence the brightness of the final image.

Why? Why I'm supposed to use something so un-photographic for photography?

What ISO? Based on 106%, 170%, or something else?

What about clipping?

Don't you know that raising ISO setting is just like using faster film, last resort?

What is brightness of the final image, brightness where, in midtone? Quite often we want to bring more contrast to midtones, not more brightness; but not to dig into the shadow noise and colour artifacts. Final image is about characteristic curve, brightness is meaningless.


I do not need your advice Especially because your remote diagnostics missed the target.

My apologies for mistaking your barrage of 7 questions as an indication that you're somehow getting "worked up" about something I said.


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