pef vs dng

Dario Bonazza dario.bonazza at
Mon Oct 5 12:39:38 EDT 2009

Matthew Montgomery wrote:

> At least with my K10D, I found that the lens metadata wasn't retained 
> when shooting DNG in-camera. This is a big deal for me as I like to  view 
> what images I have taken with what lens. What I do is shoot PEF  and 
> import into Lightroom as compressed DNGs. I am quite happy with  this 
> arrangement as the lens metadata is retained and available for  filtering.
> I've no idea if this has been changed in more recent cameras. I shoot 
> with a K20D now but have never reverified this behavior.

Yes, that was another major reason to stick to PEF in the past, but it has 
changed now.


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