Lousy JPEG engine ?

Started May 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
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"Soft" images from K-01
In reply to Camancha, May 7, 2012

I discovered that files from K-01 (both RAW and JPEG) require an ungodly amount of sharpening to look sharp at pixel level. But once properly sharpened, they really shine.

For example, this one is before sharpening:

And this one is with unsharp mask applied:

But of course, sharpening brings out some luminance noise (which is not objectionable, in my opinion).

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