Canon Picture Style et Lightroom Calibration

Le réglage de style d’image (Picture Style) que l’on trouve chez Canon et autres constructeurs permet d’associer un rendu d’image en rapport au thème de la photo capturée. Exemple : standard, paysage, portrait, neutre, fidèle.

Les logiciels de traitement d’images fournis par les constructeurs tiennent compte de ce paramètre pour fournir le meilleur rendu possible […]

Adobe Lightroom 3 – Un grain plus fin et un meilleur rendu pour les hautes ISO

Voici un aperçu du rendu de la même photo prise au format RAW non compressé au Leica M9 à 1600 ISO et développée sous LR 2 et LR 3 avec les réglages par défaut et sans une quelconque correction. La différence est bien visible Les amats de grains de LR2 ont disparu, le grain est […]

HP Photosmart Pro B9180, Lightroom and Mac Leopard

Bad news : I had to remake all my HP printer profiles after switching from Tiger to Leopard. The prints where too light and off the way they looked when printed with Lightroom under Tiger.

HP launched a new revision of the printer driver on 22.12.2007 which could give better results. Anyway I did reprofile […]

Leica M8 Color Calibration – New values

It is possible to calibrate Leica M8 for Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop Camera Raw by using a color checker (these can be found by GretagMacBeth XRite or QPCard) and a script made for Adobe Photoshop. All the details to install and use these scripts can be found on the excellent Rags Gardner Web Site.

I […]

M8 DNG Lightroom versus Capture One 4 comparison

Here is a comparison between new CaptureOne version 4 and Lightroom 1.3.1 for M8 DNG file digital development. All pictures were taken with or without UV-IR filter, each time choosing the corresponding profile in C1.

Comparison pictures here after show LR on left side and C1 on right side.

January 7th, 2008 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Leica M, Software | Leave a comment

M8 DNG Lightroom red color correction

Using mainly Lightroom for organizing and postprocessing digital images I could realize how wrong Lightroom is with red tones. After twickling color hue, saturation and luminance cursors I could get much more realistic results.

Here is the comparison snapshot from lightroom. The picture was taken with a WATE, no UV-IR filter, Lens detection M8 option […]

Aperture Lightroom Leica M8 Raw File Comparison

Here is a comparison between Aperture 1.5.4 and Lightroom 1.1 about the development in JPEG of a Leica M8 Raw File (FW 1.107) – made with a PowerMac G5.

My preference goes to Lightroom which I find more subtle, less harsh in contrast and sharpness treatment, with more realistic colors. But this is just a […]