I am looking to get some Raw images in Cannon- CR2/CRW; Nikon- *.NEF ; or Adobe DNG- *.DNG files.

I am looking to process them using some post-processing tool like Lightroom and want to test a few image processing tools provided in it, hence looking to get these raw images from publicly available raw image content.


From dcraw's FAQ:

Where can I get an assortment of raw photos to test my software?

For the latest cameras, I get samples from Photography Blog. A "Full Review" at Imaging Resource usually includes a few raw shots. www.rawsamples.ch is no longer updated, but it has samples from older cameras. For $800, I sell a complete test suite on six DVDs containing every camera supported by dcraw, and provide web-based updates for $300/year.


As all three links from the dcraw FAQ no longer work I would recommend this: https://raw.pixls.us/

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    Imaging Resource is working fine, example
    – brasofilo
    Feb 3 '19 at 14:32
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    Hmmm. This answer is going to be outdated in an internet moment when that link dies, though this question really can only attract such answers...
    – user31502
    Feb 4 '19 at 14:26

Apart from pointers given by asalamon74, for many,good raw images here is what I found: http://www.cs.tut.fi/~foi/sensornoise.html

Also one of the URL mentioned my asalamon74 was broken, here is the working/cached version:


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    Hi goldenmean. The best way to correct broken URLs and other typo-mistakes other people's posts is just to edit them, or to make a comment on that post. Thanks.
    – mattdm
    Apr 27 '11 at 14:39
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    Thanks for your answer! There's no need to 'sign' your answers here on photo-SE... Apr 27 '11 at 16:43

DPReview.com provides galleries of sample images taken with the gear they review, and they usually (though not always) include the raw files.

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