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Active D-Lighting... again, sorry!

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"RE: Active D-Lighting... again, sorry!"

elec164 Silver Member Nikonian since 15th Jan 2009
Wed 26-Dec-12 02:40 PM | edited Wed 26-Dec-12 02:42 PM by elec164

In general, if you are not using Nikon software to convert the NEF's (or shooting in camera JPEG only) then don't use Active D-lighting.

Active D-lighting (especially when set high) alters the exposure and uses a custom tone curve when converting the NEF data. Third Party editors cannot access that proprietary information and will not process the data correctly.

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