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#1 Gio J Cappadano

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Posted 15 October 2009 - 12:43 PM

If you keep the camera at a 320 and set your meter to a 250 overexposing a 1/3 like most do with film stocks can you run the risk of clipping your hightlights? I read on reduser a lot of people going back and forth some saying they set their meter to a 250 others a 160. So I assume its ok esp. since you have all the onboard tools to make sure you don't clip. Also even though its digital I don't think 1/3 would be very major. But just asking.
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#2 Ryan Thomas

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Posted 15 October 2009 - 01:53 PM

I would think as long as you keep an eye on your histogram and make sure none of the channels clip, you should be good.
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#3 John Sprung

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Posted 15 October 2009 - 02:18 PM

Exactly right. The Red is its own best light meter.




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#4 chris layhe

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 02:08 PM

I live by that histogram! Best exposure meter on there! Just out of curiositly, which histogram does everyone usually use? I find the RGB histogram to be quite useful.
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