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Active D-Lighting... again, sorry!

km6xz

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km6xz Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Portraits and Urban Photography Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2009
Fri 28-Dec-12 03:08 AM | edited Tue 01-Jan-13 07:16 PM by km6xz

Even when using RAW, the high tones are protected by lowering the explosure but the real benefit to using it comes when using Nikon software which selecting the level of shadow protection as well as high tone protection.
You will probably find fewer blown highlights even is using RAW and a 3rd party software package but once you play with the full control you have in post with Nikon software you might consider adding an additional step of rendering really wide DR scenes in Capture NX2 before editing in your favorite 3rd party software. For narrower DR scenes, I would turn it off however.
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