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01-24-2011, 08:09 AM   #1
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how is the k-5 in regards to highlights clipping?

My k-x is a little highlight clipping monster, I very very often have to accept the clipping or else the rest of my scene is just to dark. And I have to save highlight detail in my PP every time.

How is the k-5 in this regard?

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It's got about a stop and a half more dynamic range- check out our review and the tests done by Dx0 mark!

From my experience, this this difference is clearly visible in both very dark and very bright photos.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
It's got about a stop and a half more dynamic range- check out our review and the tests done by Dx0 mark!

From my experience, this this difference is clearly visible in both very dark and very bright photos.
Same here. I expected a better resolution in the darks, but I was suprised at how you can recover the bright as well.

I'm well impressed!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Skog Quote
I very very often have to accept the clipping or else the rest of my scene is just to dark. And I have to save highlight detail in my PP every time.
Why don't you just expose for the highlights and bring up the shadows in PP? You have more headroom in the shadows, the K-x is also very good in that.

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With my K200D as a reference I am astounded how much detail is preserved in the overexposed parts of my photo's. With the K200D I had to be rather precise in metering the scene but with this monster I've become a bit more relaxed about that.
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