Comparison: Sharpening Fuji RAF RAW files in Lightroom vs NIK Sharpener Pro 3 is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to,, and any other website that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program.
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People often ask me why Lightroom isn’t very good at sharpening the .RAF raw files from Fuji X series cameras. My response has always been that in my workflow, I don’t have a problem with Lightroom at all, but I decided to put it to the test against NIK Software’s Sharpener Pro 3 and see what the differences were.