[Digikam-users] Pentax PEF vs DNG in digikam

sleepless sleeplessregulus at hetnet.nl
Tue Sep 27 15:55:00 BST 2011

Op 27-09-11 14:53, Karl Günter Wünsch schreef:
> On 09/27/11 14:37, sleepless wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> If I convert my PEF files to DNG, they look very different. DNG looks
>> darker.
>> It is both the same image, both RAW and both lossless. I think it should
>> look the same. Can someone explain why it does not.
> Because the conversion PEF to DNG loses meta data which will determine
> how the image will be processed. In this context the conversion is a
> lossy one!
Thanks! That will only affect the embedded jpg I guess. Well indeed it 
appears I am viewing ¨half size raw preview¨ from pef and embedded jpg 
from DNG.
How can I make the behaviour for both the same way?
> regards
> Karl Günter
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