No matter what I do (in darktable), I cannot get rid of inversion artefacts in the following shot:
I’ve tried a couple of highlight reconstruction settings, filmic RGB recovery, even low pass, soften and bloom filters, I cannot get rid of the darker ring surrounding the centre of the Sun’s disc:
I’ve just realised the uploaded JPG + XMP have weird filmic settings, but my best attempts were not much better, either. I can, of course, blow out the Sun completely, but it’d be nice to preserve a hint of colour – so close to the horizon one can actually look at it.
2020-07-31_20-05-18_P1040218.RW2 (10.5 MB)
Suggestions are welcome (if possible, with explanation of why a specific method was chosen). Thanks in advance,