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gpoole Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundrasing Campaing 2014 Nikonian since 14th Feb 2004Fri 09-Nov-12 03:14 PM
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I agree with Mick, Jim, and Eric.

I use Capture NX2 for all my NEF editing. I like the way it takes advantage of my in camera settings. CNX2 is a non destructive editor, the raw data is never changed and the edit steps are saved within the NEF. That means there is only one file to keep track of for each image.

The only time I go beyond CNX2 is for HDR of doing things like perspective correction. For HDR I use Oloneo PhotoEngine and the occasional everything else I use PhotoShop Elements 11.

For browsing, rating, and generation of small JPGs for Web or 4x6" prints I use PhotoMechanic. PhotoMechanic can extract the JPGs directly from the embedded JPG of the NEF. There is no need to even go into CNX2 for that. CNX2 updates the embedded JPG when it saves an edited NEF file.

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mklass Platinum Member As a semi-professional involved in all manner of photographic genres including portraiture, sports, commercial, and events coverage, Mick is always ready to help Nikonians by sharing his deep knowledge of photography and printing. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014
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robsb Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his expertise in CNX2 and his always amicable and continuous efforts to help members Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Donor Ribbon awarded for his enthusiastic and repeated support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014
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