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Re: [OM] Be careful where you sit...

Subject: Re: [OM] Be careful where you sit...
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 04 Jan 2009 11:31:35 -0500
OK, got it.  Thanks.

Chuck Norcutt

C.H.Ling wrote:
> I mean you stack two RAW developments of the same image.
> 
> C.H.Ling
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chuck Norcutt" <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> 
>> Sound fine for a static subject with the camera on a tripod.  :-)
>>
>> Chuck Norcutt
>>
>> C.H.Ling wrote:
>>> If you need to reduce the overall exposure to avoid the faces from 
>>> burn-out
>>> that means you have over exposed your images. The background of the scene
>>> could be dark but your subject is the people so you should expose for it. 
>>> To
>>> bring some shadow details out you may max two different developed images,
>>> one exposed for the people and the other slightly increase the exposure a
>>> little bit.
>>>
>>> C.H.Ling
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Chuck Norcutt" <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>
>>>> Good thought but I think my chance of talking to the stage manager is
>>>> about zero.  It raises an interesting question in my mind about how the
>>>> DVD turned out.  This event is always recorded on video and a DVD is
>>>> made available for sale after the event.  My son doesn't buy it because
>>>> it's too expensive and my granddaughter is only on stage for about 5-10
>>>> minutes out of a 2 hour long production.  I just wonder how the video
>>>> cameras (with long lenses shooting from the back of the auditorium) fare
>>>> under the same lighting conditions.  Actually, since they do sell the
>>>> DVD, I have been surprised for the past two years that they have never
>>>> objected to me coming in with the 5D and a big lens.
>>>>
>>>> After adjusting the color temperature for most shots into the 2800-3500K
>>>> range the overly bright red was considerably subdued but still too
>>>> bright to be completely recovered with just the "recovery" slider in
>>>> ACR.  Most of it could be handled by dropping the overall exposure along
>>>> with the recovery slider but then the overall exposure was much too 
>>>> dark.
>>>>
>>>> The 5D treats me well most of the time so I think I'll keep it despite
>>>> its shortcomings.  :-)
>>>>
>>>> Chuck Norcutt
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> C.H.Ling wrote:
>>>>> May be you can talk to the stage manager, @ ISO3200 F2.8 1/60s is just
>>>>> too
>>>>> dark for enjoying the performance! The Chinese Opera I just shot was
>>>>> having
>>>>> a minimum light level of ISO400 F4 1/60s, four stops brighter than 
>>>>> yours.
>>>>>
>>>>> For the difference in RGB channels, did you set the WB to 2800-3200K?
>>>>> Some
>>>>> lower power stage light may be just too warm. Finally, if everything 
>>>>> just
>>>>> didn't work out, send me your 5D and purchase a 5D Mark II, which 
>>>>> should
>>>>> give you extra one or two stops to work with ;-)
>>>>>
>>>>> C.H.Ling
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