why shoot in raw?

Discussion in 'Beyond the Basics' started by AF44, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. AF44

    AF44 TPF Noob!

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    why shoot in raw? i seem to get the same results using jpeg and the file is half as big...
     
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    baaah...... you've no idea what you just done......


    RAW files are lossless and are more versatile for editing. There is also more recoverable data if you suck and have blown lights and/or shadows.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing
     
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    This oughta be interesting. /thought.
     
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    haha ok i guess this thread is officially OVER...

    ill read the other raw thread
    thanks
     

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