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raw != image You have to realize that raw files are just data. Interpreting that data in a certain way can lead to images. Each photo editing software will interpret the data differently or even jsut display an embedded jpeg image. That's why the images I have do not look similar to what you have. I did this with Lightroom 5 very quickly. I explain each ...


One common way to do this is before and after a bracketing sequence, take a quick shot of your hand. That stands out and you know that all the shots between the two "hand" shots are the bracketing sequence. You can use the ground, sky, anything that easily stands out in a thumbnail Another thing that helps is to change what is often the default sequence ...


The whole point of RAW is that the file contains more dynamic range than is typically rendered in previews or default images. You need to first "develop" the RAW file in any post-processing software that can handle the RAW format to set the exposure. By that process you can correct over- and under-exposure to some degree. If the highlights are truly blown ...


Since version 4.x, RAWTherapee is a compelling alternative. Its functionality and the quality of its filters have substantially improved, with 32-bit float processing throughout in ProPhoto RGB, CIECAM if you want that, and huge amount of intelligent features - its automatic chromatic aberration correction is better than anything you can achieve manually in ...

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