The BS of Digital Photography

Graydon oak at uniserve.com
Tue Oct 6 17:11:55 EDT 2009


On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 05:07:36PM -0400, paul stenquist scripsit:
> On Oct 6, 2009, at 4:42 PM, Ken Waller wrote:
[snip]
>> But isn't the histogram on the LCD based on a jpeg from the RAW  
>> capture?
>> This tweaking could be misleading when on a RAW capture.
>>
> Yes, but dialing down contrast and saturation on your jpeg settings  
> makes the jpeg histogram approximate the RAW. It's definitely close  
> enough to keep one in the ballpark.

I'm surprised there isn't a setting to run the histogram from the raw
image.  Anyone know why that wouldn't be practical?

-- Graydon




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