Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Oct 11, 2006, 9:00 AM   #11
Senior Member
greenbaron's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: the Netherlands
Posts: 787

The 'cloudy' WB-setting is quite 'powerfull' indeed, but I haven't found this to be a real issue; with Silkypix (supplied raw developer) it's a piece of cake to correct any WB mishaps. I must say, the indoor auto WB performs much better than the FZ20. I tried the fz50 @ work, and there was almost no green cast, where the fz20 left me some quite green results.

It seems to work best shooting @ full resolution. I shot this goat at 3 MP using extra zoom, but you get some 'squary' patterns in your results indeed. http://www.pbase.com/tvpopta/image/68049059

Editing down from raw leaves much better results for sure, but i find myself developing 1 raw image at least twice, 1 with no noise reduction, and the other with, to blend them together in photoshop. Occasionally even 3 shots, for compensating exposure as well. :arrow:It takes some editing time to get the most out of that 'little' tiger, but it's worth it :!:

[edit] forgot to mention that the sharpness of the fz50 results is much better than the fz20. In wideangle you still get very crisp results; i found this difficult to acomplish with the fz20.

Cheerio! GB

greenbaron is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 3:27 AM.