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pqtrths

Roseville, CA, US
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pqtrths Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 02nd May 2007
Tue 24-May-11 03:01 PM

I photographed sections of Muir Woods last Sunday with the D200 using the center-weighted metering pattern and a three-frame bracket: one stop under, correct exposure, and one-stop over. (Also "road-tested" the 70-200mm, f2.8 zoom. Awesome lens!) At home, I used the overlay picture function on the D200 for the first time: one-stop under plus correct and one-stop under plus one-stop over.

Have not transfered the photos to the computer. Based on the camera's histogram, I found that the overlay tended to flatten the histogram as well as spread the histogram over all four segments. Once I have loaded the photos, I will also practice combining photos using photoshop.

Has anyone on the list used this function on the D200 or another Nikon? Your opinion?

Mp

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