I have just learned that raw images from a Blackmagic Designs URSA Mini Pro 4.6 K camera do not process well in Adobe Camera Raw, and that Nikon D-4 Raw images (.Nef) do not process well in DaVinci Resolve. I get stunning results when processing the URSA Raws in Resolve and the Nikon Raws in Camera Raw.
I am producing 4K HDR from Resolve and it looks awesome on my 65" 4K HDR OLED TV. I need to process my Nikon Raw sequences for HDR because they are ideal for 4K HDR.
To process for HDR in Resolve I am using a Blackmagic Designs Decklink 4G Extreme 12 G card so I can see my work in 4K HDR, by connecting the OLED TV to the card via HDMI. This works really well. Apparently Premier Pro will also work with this video card. This raises a question...will Premier turn on the HDR output of the card ?
But the real problem is that I need to see Adobe Camera Raw on the OLED TV (in HDR) in order to adjust the images to look great in HDR.
So far I have been using Camera Raw via Bridge. I select the Raws in Bridge and send them to Camera RAW. I save the processed images as Tiffs. I put the Tiffs on the timeline in Premier, and make my HD and 4K SDR videos this way. I don't know any other way to use Camera Raw. I do wish I could use keyframes to control camera raw since these are image sequences which change during their duration. Resolve allows me to process with keyframes and it is really great for my sequences.
I believe I cannot intelligently adjust raw images to look great in 4K HDR without seeing them on a 4K HDR TV as I make the adjustments. The problem is, how do I display Adobe Camera Raw on the OLED TV so I can process my Nikon Raws for HDR ? Can Camera Raw be used from inside Premier, and will that solve my problem since apparently Premier is compatible with the Decklink card ?
And if this is the solution, how can I turn on HDR on the OLED TV from Premier ?