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NEF, not supported, but contains metadata
« on: September 03, 2021, 05:32:00 PM »


I shoot my photogrammetry scans with a Nikon in its native RAW format: NEF.  I know that Metashape does not support NEF.  My workflow now is to convert the NEF's to TIFFs.  I'm getting great results with converted Tiff files in Metashape with that process.  However, I know that Metashape reads metadata, and when I convert the NEFs Metashape loses access to the metadata.  Like I said, I still get good results, but I wonder what I'm losing by denying Metashape access to the metadata for each photo.

Thanks for any advice.

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Re: NEF, not supported, but contains metadata
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2021, 10:26:41 PM »
Hello heynewt,

Which meta-information you are missing during NEF -> TIFF conversion?
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