you can see the install screen for the included software CD, which
comes bundled with two programs: PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.1 HD (v2.1E shown in captures below, some settings/options may differ) and SILKYPIX
v3.0. The screens below were taken after installing each program onto a
PC running Windows XP Pro SP3.
viewer gives you a single interface to quickly and easily manage your
photo/video collection as well as several editing functions that will
allow you to enhance your images.
you double-click on a single photo, you have access to the File
information, Camera information, Categorisation info, or you can add a
Comment. At the top you can see various icons for Acquiring photos,
Categorize, Start a slide show, Tools (Resize, Format conversion, Batch
remaining, Burn-in, Recording data change, Create still picture),
Retouch (shown below), Rotate, etc.
Retouch option brings up the screen above. Here you have access to some
basic editing tools such as Brightness & Contrast, Hue &
Saturation, Sharpness, Auto Enhancement, Red-eye removal, and several
the GH1 offers the option to record original image data in RAW file
format, you can develop photos according to your preferences and
creative intention. A number of highly advanced functions can be
applied to these RAW images by using the included SILKYPIX Developer
Studio 3.0 SE software utility. The SILKYPIX utility lets you develop
RAW data files by using advanced algorithms to provide high-level,
basic image processing capabilities. It lets you control problems like
unnatural edges from saturated color borders, false colors in
structures with intricate detail, and chromatic noise in photos taken
at high sensitivity settings.
While editing detailed parameters, the changes are saved to a separate file to prevent any accidental change to the original data. You can redo the processing as many times as necessary to get the results you want, without worrying about making mistakes.
Some of the editing options include:
Exposure bias - For fine-tuning exposure bias, white point designation.
White balance adjustment - For adjusting white balance according to taste, with color temperature and color deflection, gray balance tool, dark adjustment, fine adjustment with a white balance target graphic control, a saturation slider, and a hue slider.
Sharpness, noise reduction adjustment - For adjusting sharpness according to taste, with sharpness adjustment for outline emphasis, detail emphasis, and false outline control. Noise reduction adjustment for false color control and noise cancellation.
Tone adjustment - For adjusting tone according to taste, with tone curve and tonal tuning with contrast, contrast center, gamma and black level.
Color and saturation adjustment - For adjusting saturation according to taste, with fine-tuning of saturation, color mode selection from standard color, memory color, portrait color, and film color, plus a fine color controller and highlight controller for emphasizing chroma/luminance, emphasizing saturation/hue, luminance restoration, and dynamic range.
Lens aberration controller - For shading (peripheral brightness reduction) correction and distortion correction.
Others - Development settings, rotation, digital shift, trimming, histogram display, and much more.
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