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MSI Afterburner + Metro: Last Light = crazy dark video

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This problem seems to ONLY apply to Metro: Last Light.

Basically, when I record, the video ends up being insanely dark in some areas. Any parts with shadows end up being impossibly dark, where as areas with light are only slightly darker than normal. Adjusting the in-game gamma does very little to the video, and using the Nvidia settings doesn't seem to do much either. So; what do I do? I'd like to record footage, but due to this issue, I can only record outdoor areas (they aren't as dark). Any ideas?
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You got a video we can check out? I haven't really fiddled with Afterburner too much outside of the fan profiles, but is there brightness settings in Afterburner you could adjust when you record?
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My upload speed is way too bad to upload right now - no idea why. I'll post a picture comparison though. (One frame from a video, one from a screenshot). Just give me a little bit...
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/bump
Sorry for taking forever, but here's a comparison of a frame from a video, and the exact same frame (or close) taken by steam.
Video:


Still:


Any ideas? The in-game Gamma is set to 1.0, so it's not some strange issue with that, and the Nvidia control panel stuff is all set to default (brightness, Gamma, etc.). The still is basically exactly what I see on screen - and what I'd LIKE my videos to look like.
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I know you are trying to record your encounter in Venice bro. Bet you spent at least 10 bullets there. ;-)
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