[OM] Re: Slide vs Digital comparison

Subject: [OM] Re: Slide vs Digital comparison
From: Gregg Iverson <golftooter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2004 15:03:41 -0400
What happens when you get the density (brightness or whatever it would be 
called in digital) for a particular part of the photo the same as the 
slide?  The two different photos appear on my monitor to have a totally 
different metering.

>Dear All
>Winsor and I had a brief discusson on the List about the exposure range
>of film and digital.  I promised to carry out a (admittedly quite
>casual) comparison using the same scene for digital and slide fil.m
>Here is a pair of photos, taken in the late afternoon in Ireland
>towards Galway Bay.  The Provia shot is taken with a MIJ 50 on my OM4.
>Provia 400F:
>C*non Powershot G5:
>I have not adjusted either shot, nor do I claim any artistic interest
>in the composition; I took them solely for comparison.  My conclusion
>is that it is much easier to acquire an image which is pleasingly
>exposed using film when there is a wide range of exposure values in a
>scene.  Digital, at least this digital, is ghastly when shot into the
>However, I should be interested in your opinions.
>C M I Barker
>Cambridgeshire, Great Britain.
>+44 (0)7092 251126
>ftog at threeshoes.co.uk
>... a nascent photo library.
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