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That very much looks like a reflection of the lens on the protective glass to me... along with another reflection from something outside. It does not look like banding due to editing. This is the kind of thing one might see with an SLR lens that has an uncoated filter on it. IDT there is anything you can really do about it. In more normal conditions it is ...


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Correction: With the last release of LR (June 2020) there is a "Camera Preset" develop preset, which is a camera matching color profile; and in some cases it will pick up some basic/detail adjustments as well (e.g. saturation/sharpening). With my Nikon's, all it does is change the color profile to "Camera Neutral" and all other settings ...


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I do not think this artifact is caused by reflections in the optical path. I think this is due to software correction of light falloff as a function of distance from image center (i.e., vignetting compensation). Normally such correction is not very noticeable because the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is high enough. But in this case, the image is so dark, that ...


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Adobe Lightroom is a good photo library software, in addition to being a powerful post processing tool. It is however not legally free. I used Picasa in the past, which I liked a lot, I think it has been discontinued, but it must be possible to find older versions that are working.


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If you're talking about how long it will take your machine to open and display an interpretation of the information in the raw file it's most likely fairly negligible. Of course it would depend on many variables: Image size in terms of numbers of photosites (you don't really have "pixels" until after demosaicing). A 9000 x 6000 pixel image will ...


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Adding one too: just found darktable feature list is quite impressive, I am installing it and will update with my experience...


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Adobe Bridge is free and very easy to use. It includes a keywording tool, a starred rating system and colour-coded labelling which can all be helpful when searching for particular images in your library.


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