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Old Feb 17, 2008, 4:08 PM   #2
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I noticed that some concert shots in similar situations came out surprisingly well with ISO1600 - ok. But for a closer look on that behaviour you can't use just these two pictures...

Do some tests at the same subject, with the same setup. Shoot RAW. And include some over- and underexposed shots in the series. It IS a difference if you step up/down while taking the photo and then correct in the RAW converter. So this maybe already an explanation or at least a start to research further: in the concert ISO1600 shot you have very high dynamic range and nothing in the histogram middle, where things look completely different in #1

Since I do a lot of low light shots I'd be interested in your findings.

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