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Old 06-14-2017, 09:22 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by miningcamper1 View Post
Blown highlights are hopeless unless you can replace them somehow. Shadows may or may not be blocked up, blotchy, or contain other horrible artifacts like red or green pixels.
Originally Posted by KevinM View Post
Not when you own a Nikon!
Originally Posted by bigbassloyd View Post
Or any camera that produces an exportable raw file...

Loyd L.
Nope... you have to have a camera /sensor that is capbable of capturing the detail that you are hoping to recover. Aka; a camera with a high dynamic range which Sony offers and Nikon uses. Nikon and Sony are up around 14.5 stops where as ALL Canon's prior to the 80D and 5D Mark IV are at a rather pathetic 11.6. The latest crop of Canon cameras are MUCH better at 13.7 but still no match compared to Nikon's offerings of the last 2 to 4 years.

As for the Histogram - John West nailed it.

Plain and simple - if your histogram shows clipped peaks - that is in fact where you have over and /or underexposed part of an image to such an extent there is no longer ANY detail to be retrieved.

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