From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
Subject: Re: HDR rainforest
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From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
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Subject: Re: HDR rainforest
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Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:14:10 +1300
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On Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:46:24 +0100, android<here@there.was> wrote:

>In article<pqs11dlgdbiccfh4cbarpsbvg77apqb5fo@4ax.com>,
> Eric Stevens<eric.stevens@sum.co.nz> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:14:34 -0800 (PST), RichA<rander3128@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>> >On Saturday, 18 November 2017 15:47:01 UTC-8, Alfred Molon  wrote:
>> >> What do you think about this picture:
>> >> http://www.molon.de/galleries/Malaysia/Endau/Waterfalls/img.php?pic...
>> >> 
>> >> Photomatix Pro with five RAW images (0EV, +- 2EV, +-4EV); 
>> >> "photographic" setting. 
>> >> 
>> >> The water of the waterfall and the sky on top are very bright, while the 
>> >> shadow areas in the trees are very dark.
>> >> -- 
>> >> Alfred Molon
>> >> 
>> >> Olympus E-series DSLRs and micro 4/3 forum at
>> >> http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/MyOlympus/
>> >> http://myolympus.org/ photo sharing site
>> >
>> >It's ok, but I was never a fan of the neon-greens this produces.
>> 
>> The greens look OK to me but I suppose it depends upon what you are
>> used to.
>
>I leaning towards RichA on this one but YMMV...
>
>Get a used calorimeter that works with this:
>
><https://displaycal.net/>
>
>Free to download and use...

That's not much help. The question is what was the original green?
There is no such thing as a standard green for foliage. Look at the
range of greens here
https://www.dropbox.com/s/c912omw7w943o3t/LR--7500502.jpg?dl=0
or here
https://www.dropbox.com/s/irz2t9v62apsqoq/Tree_DSC5299-br.jpg?dl=0

To a considerable extent it depends upon the light.
-- 

Regards,

Eric Stevens