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jbloom Gold Member Awarded for the continuous and generous sharing of his high level expertise and his always encouraging comments in several forums. Nikonian since 15th Jul 2004Tue 18-Dec-12 10:53 AM
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>I am interested in planning for where I might need more than
>one editing tool, such as CS6 and DxO. I am assuming that I
>would need a common format to pass the image between them.
>such as TIFF.

For that case, yes, using ViewNX 2 to convert to 16-bit TIFF with LZW compression is probably a good way to go.

Along with issues of compression, note that JPEG is an 8-bit format. Whereas the 16-bit TIFF will give you 16 bits per channel for each pixel, JPEG gives you only 8 bits per channel. So even if the compression is lossless, you are still losing some data. This becomes especially problematic if you are processing the image through multiple editing steps. I would not use JPEG as an intermediate format at all.

-- Jon
Wethersfield, CT, USA
Connecticut High School Sports Photos

  

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