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NEF files show the raw sensor data, which is linear. It is quite common that the maximum intensity in a NEF file might be a small area of highlight, and the main body significantly less. The different colors also have different sesitivities. Typically NEF files have a overall green cast if viewed without any adjustments. This is all normal and as ...


Found it here in the RawTherapee documentation: In Colour Management, you can select an output and/or working colour space. Most likely, you selected one ending in _g10, which denotes a colour space with linear gamma. RawTherapee's main histogram and clipping indicators will also be based on the output profile. Ordinary sRGB has a gamma of 2.4 ...


I haven't directly experienced this, but have heard of cases where a camera setting for "protect highlights" (or similar) results in the camera deliberately under-exposing, then compensating for it in the JPEG engine while protecting the nicely captured highlights. This compensation, of course, will not be reflected in the RAW file, and software not provided ...


As I don't have any extra photo editing programs I used iPhoto to do this. Open iPhoto with the option key held down. This gives you the option to create a new library. Create a temporary one somewhere where it will be easy to find and delete it later. Import all the Raw Pictures into the new library. Export them all in the required format. Quit and delete ...


There's a lot of confusing articles on gamma correction with many vague references to gamma and human vision. The reason for gamma is historical and a result of the response curve of the old CRT-type monitors (nothing to do with human vision). With modern day flat screens there is no logical reason for gamma encoding and subsequent correction, but it has ...


After trying all the above I finally stumped up money for Corel Aftershot Pro 2. It's not free, but its UI and stability beat all the others IMHO. Also the manual is well written and clear. Having said that, for critical work I still fire up my windows pc and use Lightroom. Adobe are still the best in this area. But with Aftershot/Gimp for stills and now ...


Normally you would include a an object known to be white in each frame. There are special things for this, most commonly White-Balance Cards Then, you use the software to pick the WB from that point. Repeat for each image and the colors will now be the same. For levels, I suspect you mean that you got a different exposure. To fix that, you must shoot all ...


One free open source alternative to view and edit the RAF files from the X10 in OSX is Darktable, which also works on Linux.


Phil Harvey's ExifTool works on NRW files and will do the job for you. It's a command line tool, but it's very powerful and will save you a lot of manual work. If you can determine the difference in the time on the camera vs. the current time, ExifTool can adjust the time embedded in the file by that amount. For example, if the camera is 3 hours, 14 ...


You have to look for some Raw Image Repair Software. Although there are many recovery software available online, but most of them cannot repair from RAW files. Also do not use that memory card further until repair process is complete.


Try dcptool, a free command-line tool for windows and MacOS, downloadable from here: http://dcptool.sourceforge.net/Introduction.html dcpTool can do five things: Decompile binary format DCP files into a text based XML format. This XML file can then be studied and/or edited with a text editor or specialized XML tool. Compile XML format DCP files into ...


just use adobe elements organiser. select all the images you want to export and use the File and the Export to new image option. Free, easy and simple without much loss of depth.


This is a function of Adobe Camera RAW. It appears that ACR reads the camera set cropping info and accepts that this is the ratio and limit of the pixels available. I have done the same with Canon EOS cameras where it is possible to set the aspect ratio via a custom function. Once the images are imported to LR or PS there is no possibility to extend the ...


It shouldn't make any difference, they are both tools created by Adobe with the same processing engine behind them. As long as the versions of camera raw are in sync, its the same thing. Use whichever one suits your workflow the best. If you spend most of your time working a single image at a time and in PS, then stick with that. If you edit thousands of ...

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