Hey guys, first time post in here.
I've been using RCX for a few months now, and I've always wondered something, and never been able to lock it away in my head as 'solved'. When shooting on my RED MX, I always shoot at ISO 800; then I'll either ND, or add light, to make the f-stop of the scene match the camera. I'm generally very happy with how I've lit it, and love R3D files for how much you can push the grade while still maintaining detail.
I live in Western Australia, so the sun here is as harsh as it ever gets, and occasionally I get blowouts in the highlights. If I adjust the 'levels' in RCX to any extreme, it just makes the highlights/shadows go a murky grey. But if I adjust the ISO, all of the detail comes back the way I assumed it would using 'levels'.
At those moments, I would kill for a feature where I could output an ISO 100 version of the clip, and use the HDR function of RCX to make an HDR version of the clip with the ISO 800 version. Is there a way I can do this in the levels of RCX without needing to go to this extreme? or is the a way I can make an export at ISO 100 and make an HDR of it? I can't seem to find how to do that in any searches.
Hope this all makes sense, and that I don't just seem like a complete fool.