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Cousin Silver Member Nikonian since 08th Oct 2011Sun 03-Feb-13 08:36 AM
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>You have gotten good comments, about a subject that is often
>confusing but essential for coming to grips with photography.
>The D7000 is great in capturing a wide range of light from
>very bright to details in very dark, in fact it is in a rare
>class of wide dynamic range cameras. At low ISO the D7000 will
>capture a wider range of light intensity while preserving
>detail than any model of Canon by 2 stops, even their $7000
>pro camera.
>But with all that great DR is still not enough to capture
>scenes as wide in range as our eyes can. That means we can
>expose for the subject to be exposed best and run the risk of
>clipping highlights and still have detail buried in blackness
>on the dark side. Or we can expose to assure the highlights
>are not over exposed and get darker than desired target
>subject in bright scenes or we can try to preserve the most
>shadow detail, get a good but not optimum exposure for the
>subject and forget about retaining any detail of the highest
>tones which could be badly clipped.
>You have a 13.9 stop range of capture and some bright scenes
>with dark shadows could have 18 stops of light range that our
>eye could handle under daylight conditions and well over 20 in
>dark conditioned tests. That means it comes down to the
>photographer making a artistic choice as what he wants exposed
>giving the most detail and how much of either end or both of
>the full scene range he will allow to be lost.
>You can use HDR to capture a wider range and remap the tones
>to a narrower range that a monitor or printer can handle.
>Stan
>St Petersburg Russia

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Stan, it is my goal to understand posts like yours the first time I read them
And please take that as a compliment, and an indication of my current ignorance
I will learn, and from experts such as yourself and many others
Cheers
Michael

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