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Processing and Editing RAW Image Files

Shooting your images in Nikon’s RAW format, also known as NEF, will help you get the most out of the amazing image quality your Nikon DSLR has to offer. A RAW file is an image file that records the original data from the sensor. The size of the files are larger than other formats.

Since RAW files contain more information, such as the image’s colours and tones, you will have more flexibility when adjusting settings like white balance, exposure, brightness, and contrast without affecting the quality of the original image.

To process your RAW images, simply use the free Nikon Capture NX-D software. This software is optimal for processing and adjusting RAW images. All the adjustments you make are saved in a separate file called ‘sidecar’, which preserves the RAW image’s information in its original post-capture state.

RAW files may take longer to process due to their large file size, but they also allow you to take full control of your images.


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Capture NX-D Software

The Capture NX-D is a free application that is optimal for processing and adjusting RAW images, allowing for greater ease of use and convenience. It is specifically created for images captured with your Nikon camera, whether it’s a DSLR, a Nikon 1 interchangeable camera, or a COOLPIX compact camera. Adjusting your images to create photos that maximises the capabilities of both your camera and lens has never been easier.