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D800E...red traffic lights are yellow

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"RE: D800E...red traffic lights are yellow"

venusian Registered since 17th Dec 2008
Fri 16-Nov-12 03:20 PM

I'm afraid it's totally blown out and no amount of exposure compensation, red, yellow, or orange saturation adjustments changes things. I left WB "as shot." The only thing that improved this situation were follow-up photos on another day wherein the exposure compensation was decreased in steps down to -5.0 EV.

I think it has something to do with the frequency of the LED traffic light itself...must be a combination of light/wave lengths that Nikon and others have yet to master with their metering.

Nick (Roxbury, Connecticut Nikonian)

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