Best raw converter for the D800 is...

Started Dec 28, 2012 | Discussions thread
Denis of Whidbey Island
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Re: Best raw converter for the D800 is...
In reply to The Photo Ninja, Dec 29, 2012

The Photo Ninja wrote:

I've looked at that as an option, but the colors change from DxO to Lightroom using the embedded profile even. That part bothers me. What's your experience?

That's my experience in DXO to ACR/PS. I always do final color correction in ACR or PS. Have not really tested, but wonder if DXO's color management is off.

I started using the DXO>DNG>ACR workflow for real estate jobs so I could use the most convenient tools in each before firing up the image processor and batch processor to create the final images. So I'm not holding this up as the ne plus ultra workflow, but one combining practical advantages such as DXO lighting and lens correction with ACR's graduated filter/adjustment brush. With the D700 and now D800, the results are more than my customers need and I get the jobs done quickly. YMMV.

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