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Faux HDR and High Dynamic Range

Tips for processing high dynamic range images..

Expose To The Right (ETTR)

Maximizing image quality, dynamic range, minimizing digital noise.

Nikon D850 Image Quality

Oustanding image quality, but with some limitations..

Nikon D800 Monochrome Conversion by MaxMax.com

D800 with the RGB Bayer matrix removed for a true monochrome sensor..

Nikon D800E vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Comparing the 2012/2013 high-res pro DSLRs..

Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R

50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Pentax K-1

36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..

21mm f/2.8 Distagon

Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .

Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO-Planar Rendering Style

Rendering style, bokeh and 'transparency' without peer..

Sony Alpha A9

Blackout-free 20 fps speed demon..

Sony Alpha A7S II

High performance full frame 12-megapixel sensor..

Sony Alpha A7R II

Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..

Sony Alpha A7R III

Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..

Sony Alpha A7R

Full frame compact mirrorless with interchangeable lenses..

Sony FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Sonnar

Compact moderate wide angle for Sony mirrorless..

Ricoh GR

Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..

Sony Cybershot RX1R II

Diminutive full-frame camera with 35mm f/2 fixed lens..

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 / RX1R

Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..

Sony DSC-RX10 III

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and wide range zoom..

Olympus OM-D E-M1

A worthy upddate to the E-M5 with pro-grade build quality..

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Updated model with hi-res sensor shift mode..

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm's 24MP APS-C offering..

Sony Alpha A6000

Value camera: 24 megapixel APS-C sensor with EVF and vibration-free shutter..

Leica X Vario

Leica’s 28-70mm APS-C compact camera..

Sigma sd Quattro H

Mirrorless Sigma Quattro larger APS-H sensor with interchangeable lenses..

Sigma dp2 Quattro

45mm f/2.8 equivalent FOV lens..

Leica M10

Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..

Leica SL Typ 601

24-megapixel interchangeable lenses, high-res EVF..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-01-15 25% Off Coupon Code for Software by LibRaw: RawDigger, FastRawViewer, Monochrome2DNG

2018

2018-02-09 Dual Pixel Raw Support for Canon 5D Mark IV from LibRaw (RawDigger, FastRawViewer)

2018-01-23 LibRaw (RawDigger/FastRawViewer) Releases Beta of “SonyPixelShift2DNG”: Makes DNG file from 4 Pixel Shift Files FAST for Direct Use in ACR/Lightroom

2018-01-22 The Tool I’ve Been Waiting for to Process Sony Pixel Shift Files: FastRawViewer/RawDigger Developers Release Beta of 'SonyPixelShift2DNG'

2017

2017-12-23 RawDigger and FastRawViewer Support Sony A7R III 'ARQ' Pixel Shift Files, 25% Off Both Programs

2017-12-22 Sony A7R III: Compressed Raw Gapping

2017-09-03 Nikon D850: RawDigger Support Available

2017-02-09 Reader Comment: ETTR (Expose to the Right)

2017-02-04 Sigma sd Quattro-H: DNG Files Shrink by More than 50% After Adobe DNG Converter

2016

2016-12-17 RawDigger and FastRawViewer 25% Off

2016-09-09 Potential Uses for Canon 5D Mark IV Dual Pixels as per Alex Tutubalin of LibRaw

2016-09-08 RawDigger and FastRawViewer 25% Off (plus Canon 5D Mark IV dual pixel findings)

2016-05-05 Sony RX10 III: About 10 to 12 bit Gradation, Perhaps 11-Bit Range: 10-Bit in General

2016-04-21 FastRawViewer and RawDigger Discount

2016-02-19 Pentax K1 Super Resolution File Format Details

2015

2015-12-05 RawDigger and FastRawViewer 25% Off

2015-08-26 Sony A7R II: RawDigger Special Display Modes Show How the File is Encoded

2015-08-19 Sony A7R II: Posterization with a Near Optimal Exposure in Daylight (Portrait at Dana Lake)

2015-08-17 Sony A7R II: Long Exposure Examples at ISO 100, Including Raw Conversion and RawDigger Exposure Info

2015-05-16 FastRawViewer and RawDigger Discount

2014

2014-12-05 RawDigger now has a Workflow Complement: Fast Raw Viewer + Discount on RawDigger for Readers

2014-03-06 Sony 11+7-bit Delta Compression Posterization Update: RawDigger

2014-02-12 Sony’s 11+7-bit Delta Compression, Posterization in Some Situations

2013

2013-12-02 RawDigger v1.0 Now Available in Three Editions (Recommended)

2012

2012-12-13 Auto-ETTR Would Sure Be Nice — 2 Stops Below the Blow-out Was the Camera’s Advice

2012-12-01 ETTR — Real RAW Data vs Camera Info and Final Images, With Crops

2012-11-29 ETTR (Expose to the Right) — An Essential Skill to Master for Image Quality

2012-11-27 A CALL TO ACTION: Build Intelligent ETTR Into Digital Cameras

2012-11-25 Getting the Best Results From the Olympus E-M5 — ETTR in the Field

2012-11-20 Canon 5D Mark III: ETTR Study of Optimal Exposure for RAW, RAW vs JPEG Exposure Latitude and Sharpness

2012-11-19 ETTR and Digital Image Quality

2012-11-17 Nikon D800E: ETTR Study of Optimal Exposure for RAW, Exposure Latitude, Choice of Color Space, Noise

2012-10-21 Why Don’t Digital Cameras Offer a Perfect ETTR exposure?

2012-10-13 Sigma DP1 Merrill — Exposure Bracketing and ETTR

2012-09-08 Workflow Series: Expose To The Right (ETTR)

2012-08-01 Canon EOS 1D X: Pattern Noise at ISO 100 With Ample Exposure (Expose to the Right, ETTR)

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