From: android <here@there.was>
Subject: Re: HDR rainforest
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Subject: Re: HDR rainforest
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:39:47 +0100
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In article<93b21dthsps6133lh34ts2528ljoqq1pb1@4ax.com>,
 Eric Stevens<eric.stevens@sum.co.nz> wrote:

> 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.

I wrote YMMV... And the tip was intended for the OP! The most basic 
problem with foliage and digital photography is how well the infrared is 
filtered out. The reflexion of IR makes it, the foliage subject less 
than subtle variations pending time, whether and light source. My 
Olympus Evolt E-300 had a notoriously weak IR filter! :-ppp
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