Currently Being ModeratedNov 15, 2012 3:50 PM (in response to my sharona)
What you're seeing is the actual Raw data. What the camera shows you is a jpeg preview.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 17, 2012 6:25 PM (in response to my sharona)
Terence, My Sharona, I am not sure this problem is the same is mine. I am importing RAW files from my Nikon D4 (I had the same issues with my D3S). When the file is first displayed the colours/luminosity look accurate, but when the 'processing' is finished, the photo is darker (about half a stop) and it appears a colour shift has happened. It takes a bit of post processing to get it back to how it looked when I took the photo/first view. I assumed that this was a problem with the RAW convertor.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 17, 2012 6:51 PM (in response to jockybub)
It is the same behavior. With Aperture 3.3 and later, we for the first time are initially shown the Preview from the memory card that the camera creates. Then once any image selected to be displayed in the Viewer, Aperture generates it own Preview and removes the one from the camera. In earlier versions of Aperture we never saw this at all, but instead Aperture spent time, if set to do so in the Preferences, generating all the Previews at the time of Import.
Use of the camera Preview can still be turned off in Preferences, but this does not change the the ulitmate results of Aperture's Preview.
With my D800, RAW image decoding is quite comparative with the initial camera supplied Preview. This may or may not be due to the fact that I make no custom settings in my camera for shooting, opting instead to take the auto settings.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 17, 2012 10:49 PM (in response to my sharona)
I have a similar problem. After most recent update, Aperture is way over saturating colors after processing RAW photos. I'm using a Canon 30D, and this is a first for me. The first image is a JPG export from Aperture. I have done nothing to it aside from what Aperture does when it processes imported photos. The Second is from Lightroom, again with no processing. Particularly the magenta color in the foreground structure is way oversaturated, but the blues in the background structures are overdone as well. What am I missing?
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2012 3:49 AM (in response to jarrodhayes)
The discussion at the link below may be of interest to you:
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2012 6:14 AM (in response to Ernie Stamper)
Thanks Ernie, I'll repost this there