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Questions tagged [raw]

RAW refers to any of several native data formats that contain the full data captured by the sensor. Typically these are proprietary formats, and each company uses its own.

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Why does the chart for my Canon 77D show more photos saved with RAW + JPEG than it does for RAW alone?

so since my camera saves my photos automatically in JPEG and since I wanted to have a RAW version of them I looked for some info about this topic and how it works on my DSLR, Canon 77D. I stumbled ...
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Heatmap of an image [on hold]

I want to create the heatmap of an image for research purposes. Is there any algorithm to create heatmap of an image ? Also, if I have a RAW image out of a Nikon D5200 (.NEF file format), will it ...
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Editor's rights to results of processing photographer's RAW image file?

I edited the RAW image file that a photographer offered at the /r/EditMyRAW Reddit sub. I am not familiar with the rights of an editor/retoucher and am curious to know how the editing work/original ...
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Blur faces in raw images

Is there a way to edit a raw image to black out or blur faces in raw images. The purpose would be to post images online for editing advice whithout identifying the people in the shot. I’m currently ...
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Why does Photoshop fail to recognize EIP files?

I downloaded some EIP images and wanted to just play around their settings in Photoshop to practice. When I tried to open it, it says can't recognize the document format. The raw camera plugin is ...
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Is it better to continue shooting in JPEGs instead of RAW if you are not planning to do post processing? [duplicate]

If I don't want to do post processing of the photographs, is it better to continue shooting in JPEGs instead of RAW? Or is there a push-button workflow which will produce better JPEG images by doing ...
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How does on-sensor phase detection AF not impact the image?

My understanding is that some of the photosites on the sensor have additional functionality in them to measure phase, which in turn uses some of the energy that would have otherwise registered as ...
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AfterShot Pro 3 generating artifacts with OpenCL GPU use?

I discovered an artifact on a shot when I printed a large blowup of a tight crop. Initially I thought, "Oh no, I have a camera problem!" Further experimenting demonstrated that the artifacts are ...
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Reading raw12 file into 2-d array for further processing it into png format

I have a raw-12 image file . I want to read this using c++ into 2-d array . but i don't understand the the basic picture of raw-12 file that how pixels are really arranged in it. can anyone help ?
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How to delete RAF files for which there is a corresponding JPG? [duplicate]

How can I delete RAF files for which there is a corresponding JPG on MacOS? What I've tried so far: The following solution by Rob seems just what I need! I replaced the extensions in the script to ...
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Why can software correct white balance more accurately for RAW files than it can with JPEGs?

Why are post-processing JPEG white balance corrections not as accurate as white balance with Raw? My understanding is that when shooting jpeg the camera internally does the following steps: Convert ...
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Why are blown-out highights pink instead of white in Darktable?

I switched to Linux and started using Darktable as my RAW processor. It is great and I love all of its functions. Lately I've tried to do some HDR shots and I noticed that the parts which are blown ...
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Why does NEF file get washed out/highlights while my JPG look normal? [duplicate]

TLDR. is just the title. I know nothing about photography, sorry. My dad has a d90 he never uses, so I use it to take photos when I need them for something. Anyways, I put it on raw mode. when I ...
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Why do different ISO images have different file sizes? [duplicate]

I set the ISO on my Canon 6D to 200: 1081 estimated shots remaining. I set the ISO to "auto": 728 estimated shots remaining. I'm shooting in RAW, if that makes a difference.
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Are all the RAW files the same?

I have an android phone that is able to take the photos on RAW mode. Would it contain the same information as a DSLR camera? That brings another question, do the raw photos from all the DSLR cameras ...
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Assuming no editing, what's the difference between in-camera jpegs and lightroom jpegs? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 6D. I usually shoot RAW + JPEG. I shoot RAW so I have the option to edit, but I don't actually edit most of my pictures. I've noticed that if I just import into Lightroom and export ...
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How to crop a set of images based on another set of images

I've accidentally switched the camera to reduced resolution and several hundreds of photographs have been stored this way. There are RAWs for these so I can re-develop them to full resolution. ...
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How can I quickly switch format with RAW+JPEG images?

I have RAW+JPEG photos in Darktable. I have given some star rating to JPEG photos and filtered the lighttable view using the stars. While I have selected one of those JPEG images, can I quickly switch ...
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How to edit my RAW photo to make the stars come out more?

I've been taken night photography photos with my Sony A6000 in RAW+JPEG. There should be a lot more potential in RAW, but I can't make it look as visually pleasing as the JPEG. In particular, the ...
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RAW (.dng) on my Phone (OnePlus 5) vs on Picasa 3 (Noisy)

I recently took a long exposure shot of the sky at night on my OnePlus 5. The RAW image when viewed on phone turned out to be great, pitch black sky and white-red-blue stars! Pretty excited, I decided ...
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Contrast order of operations in Lightroom?

I've been watching a number of how-to videos on Lightroom, and one general workflow I've seen is performing the Basic adjustments first (white, black, highlights, shadows, etc.), followed by adjusting ...
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How can I interpolate each color individually (i.e. export an image just with Red Color) using dcraw?

I'm doing a project where I need to export 3 different images from a raw file (DNG or RAF), each image with a different color (Red, Green and Blue). I'm using dcraw.c, Dave Coffin's raw photo decoder. ...
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How can I open .CR2 files from a Canon 750D in Lightroom 3 when I can't afford the monthly cost of the new Lightroom? [duplicate]

I am capturing images in Raw format now. I have a Canon 750d with me. The format of the files is .CR2 While trying to open these in Lightroom, it throws an error and wasn't able to open them. I am ...
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Why do my RAW pictures look fine in Lightroom preview but become faded when exported?

I've noticed that when I export RAW pictures, they look absolutely fine in Lightroom before being exported but after they look "washed out". I mean that when I make my selection before exporting to ...
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HDR Panorama - Best workflow? [duplicate]

Still trying to wrap my head around panoramas. I am using bracketed RAW photos and have merged using lightroom. Now, it is best to pick a single image, colour correct it and sync the settings across ...
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Why can't I open Nikon NEF files after reinstalling Windows?

After a PC crash (Win 7 64-bit) and Windows reinstallation, none of my Nikon NEF files or Word docs will open. I can view all NEF file info (date, file size, etc.). I'm not that IT savvy. Why can't I ...
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How can I avoid vignetting when shooting in raw with a Canon Powershot?

Very inexperienced person here when it comes to photography and raw processing here. I'm using a Canon SX 60HS camera. No attachments — filter/hood/etc. — of any sort were attached to lens. After ...
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How to edit photos shot in fluorescent light

I recently shot a series of pictures (portraits and group shots) in a room with bad (fluorescent) light. I had no possibility of changing that lighting situation. Now back at home and in Lightroom I ...
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How to know correct exposure for RAW shooting when camera show JPEG Histogram

I heard that RAW Data is not the rendered data, which means it can’t be influenced by white balance, saturation, and all other settings. I believe that “RAW Data” is influenced by the intensity of ...
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Why isn't Corel Aftershot 3 opening my RAW file?

I have photos shot in RAW+JPEG taken with a Nikon D3400 that I have been trying to open and process in Corel Aftershot 3 (not AfterShot Pro) with no success. The photos are saved as .nef files. Here'...
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RAW to TIFF or PSD 16bit loses color depth

I was under the impression 16 bits would keep the same depth. But for my great shock I have noticed that there is a considerable lost of depth. Testing with a Canon Mark II raw and using both ...
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Why does the histogram of an image depends on the software that opened it?

If I open a raw image in Photoshop and Paintshop pro their histograms and their look is different. However, if I open a Jpeg image in both Software, then their histogram and look is the same. What ...
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Why do people use a separate program for raw image processing?

There are programs that are advertised as raw image editors such as Corel Aftershot Pro and there are programs advertised as image editors such as Corel Paintshop pro. If I understood well, people ...
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Why isn't Photomatix working with RAW bracketed photos?

HELP!! Lately, Photomatix will only process a few out of many RAW bracketed interior photos from my real estate shoots. Why is this, and what can I do to fix this problem? I use a Nikon D5300 and ...
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bringing layers out of bright moon [duplicate]

I took several photographs of full moon but all pictures are bright, can I reduce the brightness and bringout the layers of moon as I see with naked eye.?
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Can I recover deleted images from Capture One's proxy files?

I lost some of my RAW files and I am unable to recover them. Is it possible to somehow at least recover JPEGs from Capture One's proxy files?
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Why are my photographs saving as UNADJUSTEDNONRAW?

I am currently studying photography at sixth form and have recently done a few photoshoots with my Nikon D5300. Instead of uploading my photos at school onto the school system, I download them onto my ...
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Saving JPEG from RAW using PS CC is very patchy (examples attached)

Why opening a RAW file in PS CC has more chromatic noise than when opened in LR CC or other CR2 viewers? Saving this RAW file using PS as JPG is worse than the original JPG saved by the camera, with ...
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How to copy images without losing their size? [closed]

For a project it has been specified that my images need to be at least 6MB. However, whenever I copy or move them around they dramatically decrease in size - and that is even before I have edited them ...
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editing cr2 files

I'm having trouble with some of my images. some of them wont upload to pixieset. and I have these xmp files on my cameras memory card. none of the platforms i use to upload will support the files. ...
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What smartphone specs should I look at for fast RAW exposure bracketing?

I've narrowed my choice down to (CPU clock speed in parens): HTC One A9 (10.8GHz total) Samsung S6 (14.4GHz total) LG G4 (9.2GHz total) Huawei P9 (17.2GHz total) Huawei Nexus 6P (14.2GHz total) My ...
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How to process DSLR RAW files for display on modern HDR-capable TVs & computer monitors? (actual 10bit/ch or 12bit/ch dynamic range)

10bit/ch display panels are becoming common. The latest generation UHD TVs can display 10bit/ch, some consumer TVs have as high as 1000nit output. Very recently HDR computer monitors have (finally) ...
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CS2 Raw files not opening, need help

low tech old guy operating in a high tech world. I have CS2 and can't open raw files, I have downloaded the latest version of the DNG converter, but I can't get my CS2 program to recognize it. Can ...
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How do I find raw files corresponding to selected JPEGS

I shoot RAW + JPEG on fujifilm cameras and 90% of the time I'm fully content with my jpeg images but a few could use some editing. To save time I would like to cull my photos into three categories: ...
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Canon 6D CR2 Raw files don't work with Content-Aware Crop in Photoshop CC

I've been trying to use the content aware crop tool in Adobe Photoshop to fill in some simple sections of the sky or foreground when I crop an image. Even with the Content-Aware checkbox checked the ...
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RAW images from new Canon camera not opening in DPP or PS Elements

When I load my images into my Canon Digital Pro from The Image storage for editing the RAW file will not open. I can see the RAW on the storage download file but it will only open the JPeg version ...
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What is causing this pattern of horizontal and vertical lines in my pictures?

I took pictures with a camera I have not used in years. The pictures appear to have vertical and horizontal pixel lines throughout. What is the cause and how can I remove them? I have no photo editing ...
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I'm getting into photography with my new Fujifilm XT2/problems with formats (CR2, RAF?

What are these formats, why is my camera choosing different formats while i'm shooting, and what is the easiest way to change them back and avoid in the future?
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Can I import RAW files from Nikon D3400 into Lightroom 5?

I use Lightroom 5. Recently bought a Nikon D3400 and have used it in RAW file mode. I usually transfer via the SD card through a card reader (I use a Mac). Do I need to make any changes to Lightroom ...
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Lightroom Alternative That Doesn't Use a Catalog

I am looking for lightweight Lightroom alternatives that have the following features. It's fine (even preferable) if this set of features is satisfied by multiple programs working together rather than ...