[Digikam-users] How do you generate good quality jpegs from raws quickly, automatically ?

Linuxguy123 linuxguy123 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 22:46:29 GMT 2009

On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 23:41 +0100, Martin (KDE) wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 23. Dezember 2009 schrieb Linuxguy123:
> > On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 22:03 +0100, Martin (KDE) wrote:
> > > I have done (once again) a test to get almost the same result
> > > from raw
> > > as I had as jpeg. With the standard ICC canon file as input I
> > > have to change saturation in ufraw to 1.5 and I get almost the
> > > same result (besides raw file is much crisper).
> > 
> > Please share how you obtained and used the ICC file.  I suspect
> >  that is the key to getting a raw converter to give us in camera
> >  like results.
> It is not that hard to do. All the ICC files are packed in the DPP 
> installation file. Once you have extracted this files (most likely by 
> installation) you have to pick the right one. Sadly Canon choosed to 
> name the files by numbers which do not match any logic relation to the 
> camera model name. But there are web sites out there which bring these 
> relation i.e.
> http://blog.maashoek.nl/2007/07/icc-color-profiles-for-canon-cameras/
> But these files can only give you a approximate profile. Best is to 
> buy a IT8 target (about 10-20 Euro) and take a photo of it under 
> cloudy daylight. With this picture (and the famous argyllcms) you can 
> create a exact ICC profile of your camera.

Very informative.  Thanks.  I've never seen this discussed anywhere

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