Why does Lightroom's "Auto" feature always change the exposure?

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hikerdoc Senior Member • Posts: 2,758
Re: Why does Lightroom's "Auto" feature always change the exposure?
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It is supposed to be a reasonable guess starting point. I think it is setting white point, black point, pulling shadows, and preserving highlights. Sometimes it is right on, sometimes nowhere near what you are looking for. That is where the reset button comes in.

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