>> > >I downloaded the NEF and opened it in Photoshop CS3 and it >appeared black as I expected it to be. I then adjusted levels >to bring out any possible sensel variation and a few pixels >appeared, but nowhere near what you described. So it appears >that it is possibly PSP X2 that is giving you a false >rendering. > >Pete >
Huzzah! You are absolutely correct. I DL'd PSP X5 to open the file and it shows a nice black image with a few wonky pixels, as opposed to the Jackson Pollock painting that PSP X2 displays. For a while I was thinking I had the noisiest camera in all of creation.