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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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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 ...
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Darktable Switch between RAW and JPEG

I always shoot RAW + JPEG so i see both in darktable conected witch a yellow frame. Is there a shortcut to easy switch between both while editing or even compare them side by side? best regards ...
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Is there a way to automate photo correction in Darktable?

I am used to Adobe Lightroom where you can use an "auto adjust" button to get a automated optimized output of a RAW photo. I use Darktable now and am looking for something similar. I want to edit my ...
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how to set Sony a7rii to save as raw, not jpg

I can't find out how to set a Sony a7rii to save as raw, not jpg. The hard copy manual doesn't help, and I haven't found out anything on Google either. Help appreciated.
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Do I need in-camera HDR if a camera can take RAW?

Comparing the Canon Powershots G3X vs. G5X, both can do RAW, but only the G5X can do HDR. My understanding is that I should be able to get all the effects of HDR with proper postprocessing of RAW ...
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I lost photos while tethering

While shooting with Canon 6D wireless tether connection, I lost raw photos. I shot with my remote, and I think I pressed the remote trigger before the image uploaded. Is there any way to get it back? ...
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Colors are different in Adobe Camera Raw compared to Photoshop (sRGB)

Here is a .NEF raw file taken with a Nikon D7000, opened in Camera Raw. Note that sRGB IEC61966-2.1 is chosen as the colour profile. I have not modified any image settings. The reds appear washed out....
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Is there a Demosaicing algorithm that discards the 2º Green pixel and produces a image without interpolation with 4x less resolution?

that is it takes each four pixels RGBG ignores one of the greens and produces a single pixel from the 3(RGB), with no interpolation.
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My Canon raw files were saved as CR0, and not as CR2

I am having this issue with my Canon raw files. I went to download images from my memory card to my computer, and when I opened my memory card to transfer the images, I realized that they were saved ...
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How do I open a CR2 file?

Couple of days back I was on a trip with my friend. We took some great images with a Canon 50D in RAW mode. Due to lack of space in the SD card, we took out the SD card from the camera and inserted it ...
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What do those black image corners mean?

I've downloaded a sample RAW image from the brand new compact superzoom camera Sony DSC-RX10 Mark IV and opened in RAW Therapee 5.2. As the camera is very new, the program doesn't know how to handle ...
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Raw photo problem [duplicate]

I was taking photos last night at a formal function and two of my photos came out like this one in the attachment? Can anyone tell me what would cause this to happen? Thanx
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Is the full RAW file transferred with Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility App?

During a trip to Wyoming I decided not to take my laptop. I used the Nikon Wireless Mobility app to transfer photos to my iPhone camera roll. I then pulled the photos into the Lightroom app for ...
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Help with storage space

Hi everyone I wonder if you could help me? I am going on a trip where I will be out in the field for about a week and although I have a lot of CF cards for my Canon 7D its quite expensive to buy card ...
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Canon 6D Mark ii RAW preview on Mac not displaying

Anyone else having this issue? The thumbnails/previews on my Mac for my RAW files (taken with my 6D Mark ii) are not displaying and are just showing the photoshop/RAW icon... im assuming this is some ...
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Edit in Photoshop not getting changes from LR

My general flow has always been - do most work in LR and then complicated layer issues I deal with in PS... With the current LR/PS CC When I choose "Edit in Photoshop CC2017" it simply opens the ...
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How to enable gThumb raw support?

gThumb supports viewing raw images. I tried to view images of my new Panasonic Lumix, but gThumb displays only a generic image icon instead of a picture. Is this a problem of my gThumb installation (...
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How to know which cameras pre-process raw files?

For some photographers it is important to receive unadulterated raw files which have not been pre-processed by the camera. For example, Nikon is known to apply denoising algorithms on sensor data ...