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From: "Andrew Dacey"
> With a slide you get a really good d-max in the super black blacks
> the slide film will produce, and in the same shot you can also have
> clear film base d-min, that's a pretty large dynamic range.
> But in terms of exposure, you're going to hit those brick walls of d-
> min and d-max reasonably quickly (and a lot less quickly than with
> print film). I think that's part of the look of slide film and part
> of why it looks so good (when done properly), you're essentially
> expanding the dynamic range of the scene when you capture it on film.
I'm not sure, I believe why slides look so good because it resemble what we
see so it is neither expanding nor compressing the scene (except at extreme
ends which are out of slide's capture range), that's why it look so 'real'.
C.H.Ling - looking at some slides and doing wild guessing.
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