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    Nov 2005
    Amherst, MA

    LR vs DPP

    I've been playing around alot lately in LR. I really like the interface, local editing, etc, but I must admit that overall I like the DPP results better as a RAW converter. This is even after downloading the Canon profiles for LR.

    In LR I seem to have particular difficulty with skin tones - I seem to get alot of yellow/orange skin tones that I can't really fix with WB adjustment.

    As of now I'm doing most of my RAW conversions in DPP, then using LR to make special adjustments on jpegs. I admit that sounds like a crazy workflow, but it seems to yield the best results.

    Here's an example between DPP and LR...

    DPP conversion...(with my standard settings)...

    LR conversion...(using Canon profiles and making typical LR edits)...
    Last edited by michaelb; 12-01-2008 at 06:40 PM.
    Michael B.
    Canon 5D2, 550D, Sony NEX 5N, Sigma 15mm fish, 24L mkI, 35L, 40mm f/2.8, 50 1.8 II, Sigma 50 1.4, Sigma 50mm f/2.8 macro, 60mm macro, 100mm f/2, 70-200 f/4, 200 f/2.8 mk I, Tamron 28-75 f/2.8, 430EX. Growing list of MF lenses!

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