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Aperture vs. Lightroom


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dgs2 Silver Member Nikonian since 30th Sep 2004
Fri 09-Mar-12 06:28 PM

I've been using Aperture for over a year and like the basics. However, I recently tried the beta version of Lightroom 4. I've been comparing the RAW conversion that I get in Lightroom 4 beta, Aperture, and NX 2. It looks to me like Lightroom 4 beta produces an image that is more similar to the RAW conversion in NX 2, which I like. I don't have a lot of pre-sets in my D7000 that are applied to the NEF and imaged in NX 2. I DO understand this distinction. I wondered if others have made this comparison and observed similar results. (I also realize that this may not be a totally fair comparison, but, the advantage to either Lightroom or Aperture is a faster work flow than using NX 2. I still like NX 2 a lot and wish it were better supported.

Thanks in advance for any feedback.


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