pef vs dng

Graydon oak at
Mon Oct 5 12:44:11 EDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 11:32:26AM -0500, Matthew Montgomery scripsit:
> 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.

K20D appears to store all -- I don't know what you expect from a PEF
file! -- the lens metadata in the DNG files -- focal length, lens
identifier, etc.

-- Graydon

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