Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/02/08

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Subject: [Leica] 1Ds Mk II at ISO 3200 & 20D
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Date: Tue Feb 8 06:13:36 2005
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Nice to know I wasn't alone in thinking that both the 300D and the 20D
gave a slightly pinkish tinge to the results, at least it's dead easy to
correct it out in the software. This was only on the Sunny setting though,
the other options seem to be more or less ok to me.

> As for the while balance, I find it a lot easier to do color correction 
> when I convert the RAW files from the 20D than when I have a slide scan 
> with a cast. And finally, I think that if anything, the Canon pre-sets 
> favor overexposure--on the 10D I had exposure compensation of -1/2 stop 
> set permanently, although the 20D is better in this regard.
> Nathan
> Slobodan Dimitrov wrote:
> > I wouldn't go so far that it's out of the box ready to shoot. To date 
> > Canon has never been able to have a clean white balance. Chances are 
> > you'll have to do a custom reset of the white balance. And never mind 
> > the proverbial Canon exposure presets, digital or film camera, that are 
> > consistently set for underexposure. But at least they are inching their 
> > way out of a hole with better flash exposure settings.
> > S. Dimitrov
> > 
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> Nathan Wajsman
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