Pictures are too bright in 48MP

Hello,
Just curious if i’m the only one with this bug or if you have it too…

When I take a “High Pixel” picture (48MP), the resulting picture is ugly because too bright :

Taking the exact same picture in “4:3” (12MP) gives this different result:

EDIT: I didn’t remember of this when I made the first tries when received my FP4, so it could be linked to the last A.094 update…

EDIT2: with 12MP the writing “HDR” (High Dynamic Range) is set automatically when I’m pointing at the sky, with 48MP this is not the case → it could be the cause of this difference :slight_smile:

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I can reproduce tendency to overexposure in 48mp. Also with HDR disabled in normal mode.
Normal:


48mp:

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Mmmmh … I love red bricks (clinker). :blush: Home feeling.

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It’s even worse with snow (as expected). Even the non HDR ones don’t show that behaviour.

I kind of prefer the non HDR ones, HDR adds a strang blue glow to the shadows.

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Someone should create a support ticket about that.

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I did, here is the answer:

thanks for raising this with us. This has been passed on to R&D for investigation.

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Just to follow up, one reason I bought the FP4 was the 48mp picture possibility.
However, as described the pictures become over exposed on a sunny day, but on an overcast day with low dynamic range, the pictures look much better.
Hopefully the quality of the 48mp option improves later on.

I have the same issue

Just for information, the 48MP pictures appears quite a lot better after having installed the latest update:
Software Version: FP4.FP3S.A.103.20220221
Security Patch Level: 5th of February, 2022

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Do you have any comparison pictures in equal conditions? Or could it be that the conditions happened to be better with your latest test?

I also notice that the quality of 48Mb photos has improved a lot after the latest update.
Before



After

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I just took a few pictures in circumstances where the they would have appeared washed out with no details in highlights.
Here is a test after the update.


Before the update it would have been very light, impossible see details.

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It wouldn’t hurt to double check with support if this was really fixed or maybe just a fluke, just in Kees :slight_smile:

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Thank you for the information. it’s awesome. I can verify that the 48M photos are much better now after the Update.

StockCam in Action Mode:






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Hi-Res mode before the February update:

And after the February update (taken just few minutes after the first picture, focussing in the same spot):

The exposure is much better now, without blown-out highlights. The shadows are obviously darker, but you can lift them in post if desired.

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welcome to the community and thank you for taking the time to share youre results

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