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View NX2 vs Elements 9 Raw Conversion

Sourav

Bangalore, IN
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Sourav Registered since 16th Nov 2010
Sat 20-Nov-10 09:19 AM

First of all, I am kind of new to RAW workflows. So, please excuse my ignorance.

I have been using ViewNX 2 for quite some time after starting to shoot with a DSLR. Recently I have been shooting more and more with RAW so I wanted to evaluate a better RAW converter. I have just installed a trial version of Elements 9 which has ACR 6.1 included. While comparing a recently shot image at 100% crop between ViewNX2 and ACR, I find the ACR picture is slightly softer. This is with the default conversion in both the software. Can somebody please help me understand what can be the reason for this? I have included 100% crops from both the tools below.

View NX2 Converted File:

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ACR Converted File:
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