Wormy artefacts suggestion

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Wormy artefacts suggestion

I have a Fujifilm X30 (two in fact), so technically I'm in the wrong forum, and this may not be relevant. However ...

It's notoriously difficult to apply much sharpening to the RAF raw files because of the strange configuration of noise. The worms become very obvious.

Apologies if this has been pointed out before, but I find that if you use the 'enhance' facility in Adobe Camera RAW or Lightroom (not the super-resolution facility), the wormy effect is reduced: it seems to break it down into more conventional, finer grain which is less noticeable, easier to sharpen without ill-effects, and easier to deal with using noise-reduction if necessary.

Just an observation.

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