I happened to have the "Save raw files" option on, so I attached the .dng file. No idea what it contains, but you might find it useful.
I also shot comparison pictures with my OnePlus 5 with Lineage OS (stock camera app). I attached a photo from the same location (on the suspension bridge) but with a slightly different angle.
I think there can be done a lot with software on the pinephone. I don't know a lot in this regard, but good luck to you!
@ColinBrosseau I have more side-by-side pictures with both phones and raw files. If you could use more samples, just @ me again.
Thank you a lot. This is really helpfull to have both the raw and image processed. Having two differens cameras is a big plus.
I'll have fun with that.
It may leads to me buying a Pinephone to work on it's camera.
My god... Pinephone processed image (jpg) is just ugly....
The raw file show many not nice feature too, but clearly the raw -> jpg introduce/boots a lot of problems.
I think that there is a high potential of improvement here.
By looking at the "jpg" image you sent me, I see a quite fast exposure time and quite high sensor gain (aka ISO).
I do not know if these are real or not and what is the base ISO, but it seems that the AE may have strange way of balancing gain/shutter.
Have you used auto or manual exposure?
@ColinBrosseau Auto. ISO and shutter time is adjustable. Today's nice weather at home so I can create a few shots soon, I can try every value.
If you have fun with it, go ahead. But at some point I'll have to handle the whole thing (with an actual device) to really see what is going on internally.