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Old 5th April 2019
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Olympus Workspace vs Lightroom...

Mucking about with raw conversion to black and white, tonight. Hereís a couple of conversions.

In the black corner, we have Olympus Workspace.


Olympus Workspace Conversion
by Jason Hindle, on Flickr

In the white corner, we have Lightroom.


Lightroom Conversion
by Jason Hindle, on Flickr

Points to note:
  • Same text presets were used in Photoshop.
  • So I put the differences down to a bug in Photoshop.
  • Impossible to get exactly equivalent output.
  • Because i) the way they do the black and white (red filter) Conversion is different.
  • And ii) Olympus Workspace highlight and shadows controls word different to blacks and whites.
  • I donít see any kind of levels equivalent in Workspace.

Conclusions:
  • Lightroom is technically better, producing a cleaner and more detailed image.
  • But Workspace is very credible for less demanding use.
  • Clarity and USM (used in both photos) are a nice addition to Workspace.
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