12 Replies Latest reply on Jan 1, 2015 5:22 PM by BriPhoto

    Ever noticed that Auto Tone performs slightly different adjustments when applied during import as opposed to when applied in the Develop module? I've just run some experiments using LR 5.7.1 Camera Raw 8.7.1 using Canon CR2 images. 3 out of 4 test images

    BriPhoto

      Original Images after applying Auto tone in the develop module

      Image

      14BD3911.CR2

      14BD3912.CR2

      14BD3913.CR2

      14BD3914.CR2

      Exposure captured

      Under

      Over

      Slightly over

      Under

      WB Temp (as shot)

      2300

      2300

      6650

      6650

      WB Tint (as shot)

      +7

      +7

      +6

      +6

      Tone Exposure (auto)

      +2.9

      +0.5

      +0.5

      +1.9

      Contrast (auto)

      +4

      -3

      -17

      +6

      Highlights (auto)

      -48

      -45

      -11

      -10

      Shadows (auto)

      +48

      +45

      +11

      +10

      Whites (auto)

      0

      0

      +23

      +29

      Blacks (auto)

      -7

      -6

      -14

      -6

       

      Images imported with LR General Preset Auto Tone

      Image

      14BD3911-2.CR2

      14BD3912-2.CR2

      14BD3913-2.CR2

      14BD3914-2.CR2

      Exposure captured

      Under

      Over

      Slightly over

      Under

      WB Temp (as shot)

      2300

      2300

      6650

      6650

      WB Tint (as shot)

      +7

      +7

      +6

      +6

      Tone Exposure (auto)

      +2.9

      +0.5

      +0.5

      +1.9

      Contrast (auto)

      +4

      -2

      -17

      +6

      Highlights (auto)

      -48

      -45

      -12

      -10

      Shadows (auto)

      +48

      +45

      +12

      +10

      Whites (auto)

      0

      0

      +22

      +29

      Blacks (auto)

      -7

      -3

      -12

      -3