D600: A gazillion EV of dynamic range isn't worth squat if your camera won't focus or meter properly Locked

Started Jan 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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IainD Senior Member • Posts: 1,414
Re: D600:

Hi!

I don't have the D600, but it looks to me as if the problem lies in metering location. I think the camera has tried to get an average for metering over the whole field. What I think was needed was to use spot metering to get the face correctly exposed, and then bring up the shadows in post if that is what you want to get.

I know you have a lot of experience in photography, and I hope you don't feel I am talking down to you. I am not an expert with flash, but I have certainly blown out plenty of flash subjects!

Also, try reducing flash output and using fill flash. I am sure the camera can do it.

IainD

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