[Digikam-users] Getting closer.....16 bit issue

Paul Verizzo paulv at paulv.net
Sat Jan 10 13:07:11 GMT 2015

So where is this RAW processing setting?   Thank  you.
>>> On 01/08/2015 09:40 PM, Paul Verizzo wrote:
>>> I've decided to get out of my comfort zone and start experimenting with 16
>>> bit large sRGB color spaces now that I have a new printer with a pretty wide
>>> gamut (Canon PRO-100.)
>>> So I take an MRW image, select to work in ProPhoto RGB (Why not go all the
>>> way?  Been reading about it, especially on Luminous Landscapte.)  I make a
>>> few adjustments, such as Levels, then select the 8>16 bit option in Depth.
>>> When I try to save it as either JPG or TIFF, the file is kept at 8 bits.
>>> When I try a PNG version, it fails.  I'm sorry, I don't have the program up
>>> to tell you exactly what the failure message is.
>>> I've spent a lot of time in the online help and the Help PDF's, and I can't
>>> find anything that specifically address my simple workflow or why it doesn't
>>> work.
>>> Thanks, Paul
>>> Message: 5
>>> Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:46:18 +0100
>>> From: Photonoxx <photonoxx at free.fr>
>>> To: "digiKam - Home Manage your photographs as a professional with the
>>> 	power of open source" <digikam-users at kde.org>
>>> Subject: Re: [Digikam-users] My workflow question
>>> Message-ID: <op.xr8ifgubkxfbr6 at nicolas-desktop>
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>>> I just make the test, and get a 16 bits PNG with my raw file (fuji raw
>>> file) without having to do anything special...
>>> Did you check in RAW processing settings the "16bits color depth" option ?

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