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In your Ligthtroom setting shown above:
I notice you leave contrast to zero, and most of them Clarity also set to zero, and even your curve setting is liner, in additional to that, you also pull back shadow 100 and pull down highlight -100. The photo should looks really flat if I am doing the same thing. What kind of profile you use? Adobe default or some costumer setting?
But yours seems still pretty contrasty. What do you do? Before you export to PS, do you do any sharp at all? or leave that all to PS. In term of...Show more →
Do you use LR4? Pulling the lights and pushing the shadows really only affects the highlights and shadows so contrast isn't affected much.
I think added clarity makes most pictures look unnatural, at least whe i used a Zeiss.
I think that the white-slider is responsible for most of the contrast in my images.
I use a custom set for the 5n and use the default one for the 7. The difference is minor with greenery but quite aparrent when reds are present.
Wales_CaderIdris_13_Zeiss_Planar_45mm_f2 by Phillip Reeve, on Flickr
Wales_Inland_3_Zeiss_Biogon_28mm_f2.8 by Phillip Reeve, on Flickr
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