Normally I would have been content with leaving it at that. But
since I am still in the exploring digiKam mode, I decided to test
some of the Auto-Correction tools available. To do that, I went
back to the original RAW image, and after importing it, I went
straight into Color > Auto-Correction. This is what it looks
"As you can see, there are five automatic correction levels that
you can choose from to improve your image. In most images that I
have tried this with, the Auto Levels option gives the best
results. However, in this particular image the result was too dark.
I had not seen any image for which the Equalize option resulted in
an improvement, but for this particular image the results it gave
me were surprisingly good. This is what the digiKam documentation
says about the Equalize method of Auto-Correction:"