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Offline Avision Media

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Highest Dynamic Range?
« on: July 29, 2012, 06:34:01 PM »
What preset or settings do you adjust your T2i to for Maximum Dynamic? Here is a video highlighting my point but with the 7D - http://rebelshooters.blogspot.com/2010/02/tutorial-on-how-to-shoot-for-max.html I shoot a lot of video with my T2i and I've been pondering this question for some time.

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Re: Highest Dynamic Range?
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2012, 07:01:54 PM »
The T2i & 7D share the same sensor, so any settings recommended for the 7D will work with the T2i.

You can shoot a flat profile & gain a bit of DR by grading in post, sure. Just make sure you're ready for the extra work... because shooting flat REQUIRES a grade. It looks terrible without one.

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Re: Highest Dynamic Range?
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2012, 08:12:52 PM »
You can shoot a flat profile & gain a bit of DR by grading in post, sure.
Yes and no. Because of the 8-bit recording, it can introduce extra bending that shooting using standard would not add.
One thing I've managed to get rid of that bending was to add a layer of grain in post when color correcting. It helps a lot while not necessarily remove all the bending/artifacts. If interested, I can always link back to the original thread about it over hv20.com.

Offline Bosch232

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Re: Highest Dynamic Range?
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2012, 08:48:53 AM »
What exactly is "bending"?

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Re: Highest Dynamic Range?
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2012, 04:56:13 PM »
What exactly is "bending"?
He means Banding where he is typing bending. Banding, in case you don't know, is when you have close gradient color changes but you see a "band" where the color changes from say some redish color to a more orange color.
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Re: Highest Dynamic Range?
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2012, 05:32:13 AM »
I get it now, thanks.

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Re: Highest Dynamic Range?
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2013, 03:01:20 PM »
You can shoot a flat profile & gain a bit of DR by grading in post, sure.
Yes and no. Because of the 8-bit recording, it can introduce extra bending that shooting using standard would not add.

I did only say "a bit."  ;)
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