Editing a RAW image

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Digital Nigel Forum Pro • Posts: 17,476
Re: Editing a RAW image

sybersitizen wrote:

Digital Nigel wrote:

Guy Parsons wrote:

FastStone shows the image at any percentage and 100% is usually used for detail comparison, also the Smooth option helps simulate what a printed result may look like.

In other words, more processing. And even 100% views involve a resampling based on your particular screen resolution.

100% screen grabs shouldn't involve resampling (except for something like the 'Smooth option', whatever that does). Regular 100% screen grabs should show each image pixel as a monitor pixel, so the differences among screen resolutions cause differences in crop area only. Although they should behave that way, I've found instances where they apparently don't, which is kind of mystifying.

It depends on what display scaling your monitor has. Many people use more than 100%, as fonts and icons are too small at 100%. For example, I use a higher scaling factor for my UHD 32" primary  monitor.


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