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Old 17th November 2015
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Re: Expose to the Right of the Histogram!

Yes, this is a really important way to maximise the performance of cameras with smaller sensors (as is filling the frame to minimise cropping, for another example).

We had a talk from a Sony ambassador at our camera club a couple of weeks ago who got talking about this area, and made the point that on the Sony mirrorless full frame bodies you need to set the in-camera jpeg to be fully 'flat' in order to use the VF histogram accurately for raw images.

In other words, the camera uses your jpeg settings to display the histogram so it doesn't clip jpegs, which makes sense.

I have no idea whether this is also true for Oly since I almost never shoot jpeg and always have everything set to 'off' or 'natural' anyway, but I thought it worth mentioning.
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