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It's official: my D7000 consistently underexposes!

km6xz

St Petersburg, RU
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"RE: It's official: my D7000 consistently underexposes!"

km6xz Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Portraits and Urban Photography Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2009
Tue 24-Sep-13 03:42 PM

Some say the camera(any model, not just the D7000) under exposes and some say it over exposes and most say it is very accurate. But each has a different definition of proper exposure. So far, I have yet to see a D7000 that was off. I think the disagreement comes from there not being an absolute reference and the fact that almost any scene exceeds the really good DR of the D7000 at low ISO.
Are these shots you judge as .3ev off(you wrote -3ev but that surely is a typo) higher ISO where the camera(all cameras) has much low DR? What are you monitoring on? And most telling, how brighter or darker is your focal point than 18% grey? Can you post a grey reference card photo that you think is +.3ev too bright, with everything zeroed out and a Neutral PC setting?
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