Unified DPP DLO findings thread

Started Apr 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
AOKH Senior Member • Posts: 2,675
Re: how to make DLO work with non supported lenses : the SOLUTION

billythek wrote:

I admit it could very well be a learning curve problem on my end, but I did think I set the shooting distance to the correct value. But if you saw a big improvement in the 70-200 f/4, maybe I'll try it again with the 70-200 f/2.8.

I was very disappointed in the highlight and shadow recovery in DPP, though, compared with LR4.3. So, a bit concerned about changing RAW conversion engines at this point. But that issue is separate from the sharpness improvement that is claimed possible with DLO. I will give it another try when I find the time.

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- Bill

My experience thus far has been that on higher ISO images, too much sharpness is applied globally with the DLO (even with sharpness turned to zero in DPP), with ugly artifacts in OOF areas. I have gotten better results carefully applying sharpening selectively in Photoshop. I also don't see much improvement with low ISO images once I am done in CS5 (70-200 II, 24-70 II and 35L).

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Regards. Anders

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