The Microsoft Research Cambridge demosaicing data set consists of set of raw images, and their downscaled versions which can be used for learning and evaluating demosaicing (and possibly other tasks like denoising), both in linear-space and color-space.

If you use the dataset, please cite the following paper that describes the dataset. Thank you!

@article{ msrdemosaicing2015,
    title = "Joint Demosaicing and Denoising via Learned Nonparametric Random Fields",
    author = "Daniel Khashabi and Sebastian Nowozin and Jeremy Jancsary and Andrew W. Fitzgibbon",
    journal = "IEEE Transactions on Image Processing",
    year = "2014",
    number = "12",
    volume = "23",
    pages = "4968--4981",
    URL = "",


The main dataset can be downloaded from and has a total size of 2.5GB.


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