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Telecaster

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Processing large RAWs on iPad
« on: April 17, 2015, 08:05:40 PM »

Late this afternoon I was playing with the multi-shot hi-res mode of the new Olympus E-M5ii. After taking some pics outside (first legitimately lovely day of 2015 here in Michigan) I decided for kicks to try processing the 64mp RAWs on my iPad. (I'm currently using the Air 2 model.) As it turns out the latest version of PhotoRaw decodes 'em just fine. So I did my normal tweaking, then saved as 64mp JPEGs. I polished the JPEGs a bit in Photogene, including some USM, then saved the results to downsampled JPEGs. This all went smoothly, no slower (aside from the initial import) than processing the Oly's normal 16mp RAWs. Pretty darn cool!

I've attached a Photogene screen capture that includes some basic data for one of the pics. I've also attached a 20482 cropped version of the same pic.

So…the Air 2 has the processing horsepower for Big Files. It just needs more software willing to take advantage.

-Dave-
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Re: Processing large RAWs on iPad
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2015, 08:59:37 PM »

Nice images.  What lens did you use?
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Re: Processing large RAWs on iPad
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2015, 10:12:03 PM »

The lens was the Oly 40–150/2.8. Very handy close-focusing capability, which I put to work here.

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Re: Processing large RAWs on iPad
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2015, 04:34:00 PM »

Thanks. I'd forgotten I posted this.  :)

All the iPad needs is more full-featured image editing software and it'll earn a proper membership in the photo creation club.

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