[Digikam-users] Color Management and RAW/NEF files

Milan Knížek knizek.confy at volny.cz
Mon Dec 14 19:05:12 CET 2009


Mark Greenwood píše v So 12. 12. 2009 v 18:39 +0000:
> Please will somebody explain to me what is going on when I try to import my NEF files into Digikam? I've read all the information I can, but I cannot understand how Digikam expects the workflow to occur and I seem to be getting random results.
> 
> I'm using digiKam on Kubuntu 9.10. Digikam reports its version as rc..-rc, apt says I have version 2:1.0.0~rc
> My settings are as follows:
> Image Editor - 'Use Raw Import Tool to handle RAW Images' is disabled
> All settings under 'RAW Decoding' are set to the defaults
To begin with, try to disable 16bit and check that "auto brightness" is
on.
> Working colour space is set to SRGB
> When the profile of an image does not match the working colour space - 'Ask when opening the image'
> When an image has no colour profile information - 'Ask when opening the image'
> When loading a RAW file with uncalibrated colours - 'Convert it from the default input profile'
Try to set "Automatic Color Correction".
> Monitor Profile is set to sRGB
If you get a reasonable picture, then try to change the options one by
one.

best regards,


Milan Knizek
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