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Old May 2nd, 2005, 11:54 PM   #1
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Black stretch and press?

Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone can tell me what black stretch and press will do to my picture. any help would be appreciated.

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Old May 3rd, 2005, 01:48 PM   #2
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What program, plug-in, setting is this referring to?
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Old May 3rd, 2005, 05:49 PM   #3
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Glenn, this is just a variable setting on my new XL2, so I guess this could be in the wrong thread. But I though that this was possibly a general term for dv. In that respect, if you could help me out, that would be great but if not I understand.
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Old May 3rd, 2005, 08:04 PM   #4
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I don't have that camera so I don't know what it does. It probably refers to the camera's gamma curve response (kind of like how brightness/luminance values get recorded).

The manual would probably have information on this setting?
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Old May 3rd, 2005, 08:31 PM   #5
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Moved to XL2 Watchdog forum and retitled.
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Old May 3rd, 2005, 08:45 PM   #6
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Black stretch will lighten the dark areas of the image, press will make them darker.

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Old May 4th, 2005, 01:10 AM   #7
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simple as that, huh? boy, do I feel like an idiot now. Thanks a lot though.
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