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drjh68 Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Oct 2003Sun 28-Jul-13 07:28 AM
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"HDR/D700 with 2-stop bracketing "


Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB
          

I have just started trying my luck with HDR and am impressed so far. (D700, Photomatix Pro, Capture CNX2.)

I notice that Photomatix advise setting the +/- bracketing steps at 2 stops. But the D700 only allows 1 stop. So, I believe, does the D800.

Is this a disadvantage? If it is, can it be solved other than by manually resetting the stops for each shot (unattractive)?

Thanks for any comments.

James
Suffolk UK

  

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jrp Administrator JRP is one of the co-founders, has in-depth knowledge in various areas. Awarded for his contributions for the Resources Charter MemberSun 28-Jul-13 09:33 AM
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#1. "RE: HDR/D700 with 2-stop bracketing "
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Sun 28-Jul-13 09:34 AM by jrp

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You can set the number of shots and the EV value steps.
Custom setting e5. Auto bracketing.
Then see Custom setting b2 which regulates the size of the steps or exposure interval.

Best HDR I've seen is made with 9 shots and 2 f-stops steps.
I have a pending exercise on this, with my D700.

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Bill Kennedy Gold Member Nikonian since 17th Jan 2013Sun 28-Jul-13 11:09 AM
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Christiansburg, US
          

9 shots which EACH ONE 2 stops apart?

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wwp512 Silver Member Nikonian since 28th Dec 2007Tue 30-Jul-13 05:00 PM
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ALBUQUERQUEQ, US
          

>Best HDR I've seen is made with 9 shots and 2 f-stops steps.
>I have a pending exercise on this, with my D700.

I am new at this and needs help understanding the practicality of this:

at + and - 8 stops, starting at 1/25 shutter speed, thats going from 1/8000 to 8 sec. exposure, is that right?

I've done +/- 4 stops, from 1/500, the range is 1/25-1/8000, at these ss I can hand-hold the camera on auto-bracketing and H-burst. Photomatix seemed to do a pretty good job.



This is a 3 frames HDR at +/- 2 stops tonemapped

Attachment #1, (jpg file)

  

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barrywesthead Silver Member Awareded for his continued support of the Nikonians community, freely sharing his expertise, particularly in the areas of digital post processing and printing. Nikonian since 07th Nov 2006Mon 29-Jul-13 12:35 AM
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Just use -4,-2,0,+2,+4 and ignore the odd numbered exposures for your HDR. You will not see any difference between the result of this sequence and using them all and in some cases sharpness of the HDR might even be improved.

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