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11-06-2010, 10:29 PM   #1
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HDR: Does the exposure settings in the K7 make much of a difference compared to K20D?

I noticed that the K7 has +/-5 EV while the K20D has +/-3 EV, will this make much of a difference? They both have the setting that lets you fire off 5 shots at different exposures at once right? Also is there a way to fire off more then 5? Like 12 for example to get an effect like this: Nebraska Capitol Building - 12 exposure HDR | Flickr - Photo Sharing! ?

11-07-2010, 09:25 AM   #2
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Both cameras have one-push bracketing, so one push of the shutter button fires off all five shots. You will have to use a tripod so you just take five shots, adjust the EV compensation and take another five, then adjust again and take a last three shots. That gave you 13 shots without much effort. I'd think the K-7 with the +/- 5EV compensation range would be preferable for HDR.

Or you can do the settings all manually, then it doesn't matter what EV compensation the camera provides.

I have seen good HDR results with much less than 12 shots. In many cases 5 is sufficient.

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