That, and ACR does highlight recovery very well, while you need to be more aware of not hitting the right wall with NC. I do like NC's curves implimentation, and I think so do ACR's developers, as it seems that is the direction they are moving.triangular said:... I think you can adjust the exposure along a farther range in ACR than in NC, which is limited to 4 stops ...
I've known of this for some time, but am under an nda, so I couldn't say anything, which is why I've stayed out of this debate until now.Thomas Knoll - 7:09pm Sep 5, 05 PST
What this means (so far) is that Nikon has added to their existing SDK (which performs the entire raw conversion as a black box) a new "mini-SDK", which has the sole function of reading the white balance parameters from a NEF file (while still allowing the host application to do its own raw conversion).
The upcoming Adobe Camera Raw 3.2 and DNG Converter 3.2 will use this Nikon "mini-SDK" to provide "as shot" white balance support for the Nikon D2X, D2Hs, and D50.
Soooooo.... Where's 3.2?Chris101 said:Looks like the encryption war is over. Nikon wins, adobe wins, but most of all we win!
I couldn't agree with this more Jeff. I use internal settings for convienence only, low contrast, auto WB, normal sharpening. This improves the LCD image for chimping.JeffKohn said:... Honestly if the in-camera settings are important to you it's probably best to stick with Nikon Capture, ...
Chris101 said:...As I said before though, I do envy NC's curve tool.