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Is it true that on the CL, the auto exposure bracketing starts with a full one stop, there is no 1/3, 2/3 stop to set?   Why is it only given a full-stop bracketing only?

Or it is my mistake not able to find the 1/3 stop bracketing setting?    (like in the D-Lux, it is able to set for as little as 1/3 stop...)

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I think the SL is the same, so I am also interested in the answer to this question.

 I assumed up that when Leica writes Exposure Bracketing, it is aimed more at post-shooting HDR, hence the full-stop choices.

But sometimes, particularly if one plans to use SOOC jpgs, it would be nice to have ½ or ⅓ stop choices.

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Also, with the flexibility of digital processing, anything less than one stop has little relevance, as adjustment of less than one stop rarely  has any impact on the quality of the resulting image.

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3 minutes ago, jaapv said:

Also, with the flexibility of digital processing, anything less than one stop has little relevance, as adjustment of less than one stop rarely  has any impact on the quality of the resulting image.

I agree, but last weekend I participated in a "photo maraton" with no post-processing allowed. It would have helped a little if I could have set the camera to take 3 JPEGS for each shot, -1/3, 0, +1/3.
But no big deal, I just used the excellent EVF of the SL to more-or-less nail exposure in only one capture.

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A feature on my Olympus E-5 that I really liked was a two frame bracketing option. Since I found with that camera that what often wanted was a frame at the nominal exposure (plus or minus my usual EV compensation setting) and another frame that was at that plus 0.6EV more, it was just right since the bracketing was fully adjustable between 1/3 and 2 1/2 stops. 

But every manufacturer has their little advantages. I don't use bracketing very often at all, and JPEGs, when I set the camera up that way, are usually right on the money these days for most subjects. 

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9 hours ago, jaapv said:

Also, with the flexibility of digital processing, anything less than one stop has little relevance, as adjustment of less than one stop rarely  has any impact on the quality of the resulting image.

I sometimes use 2 stop bracketing. I think that it has helped capture some very difficult scenes, and as far as I can tell, it has never caused harm.

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1 hour ago, ramarren said:

A feature on my Olympus E-5 that I really liked was a two frame bracketing option. Since I found with that camera that what often wanted was a frame at the nominal exposure (plus or minus my usual EV compensation setting) and another frame that was at that plus 0.6EV more, it was just right since the bracketing was fully adjustable between 1/3 and 2 1/2 stops. 

But every manufacturer has their little advantages. I don't use bracketing very often at all, and JPEGs, when I set the camera up that way, are usually right on the money these days for most subjects. 

I agree. On the CL exposure bracketing is rather redundant. Using the histogram in the EVF is more effective and more precise.

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