Apologies for the rather boring and uninteresting landscape image first of all. The idea is simply to get insights into two particular things I was trying to do in darktable.
This is a minimally processed photo where I wanted to use tone equalizer to darken the sky and make the clouds ‘pop’. However, this particular edit does not contain tone equalizer! The reason is that I could not get rid of this halo effect on the trees, see screenshot below (left=image as posted here, right=with tone equalizer, notice the grey on the trees):
Another nasty side effect my application of tone equalizer here is the destruction and muddying of the trail visible on th lower right corner (left=tone equalizer, right=original):
This is the xmp (processed with dt 3.4):
20200524_NIK3363.nef.xmp (10.0 KB)
This is a simple b/w conversion using color calibration, where I was trying to replicate the typical red filter effect that @ggbutcher discussed here. I used the new color calibration module pushing the red slider on the gray tab all the way up but… meh.
Here’s the xmp:
20200524_NIK3363_02.nef.xmp (10.8 KB)
And finally the raw file (thanks Glenn!):
20200524_NIK3363.nef (41.2 MB)
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