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D80 RAW format problem-- making a dark flat for astroph...

Dr Garry

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"RE: D80 RAW format problem-- making a dark flat for astrophotography not working"

Dr Garry Registered since 11th Sep 2012
Thu 13-Sep-12 12:34 AM

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>
>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.

Many thanks,
Garry

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