Master Curves in Nikon Capture NX-D: video tutorial

woman walking through sunlit street with dark shadows

When you return from your summer holidays you may find you have a collection of shots that feature strong contrast between light and shade, which is where the Nikon Capture NX-D comes in handy.

In urban locations, such as narrow city streets, you’ll often be faced with the challenge of capturing shadow detail without overexposing sunlit highlights. Here our Nikon has metered the scene to capture detail in the brightest highlights, causing the shaded areas to be plunged into darkness. 

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