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Re: Expose to the Right of the Histogram!

Originally Posted by Ross the fiddler View Post
That's true of the camera models with the latest sensors such as E-M5 onwards (as you have also indicated) but the earlier models with the 12MP Panasonic sensor (& also a camera such as the Stylus 1) does not have the luxury of having that extra headroom (or much of it) within the raw file & therefore extra care needs to be taken not to blow the highlights (where it matters) but at the same time not to expose to the left either to maximise the detail possible from the exposure. That's my opinion anyhow. I would agree with the AE bracketing, something I should use occasionally.
Yes, with older sensors you can still use the technique but you do have to be a little more conservative.

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