RAW/JPG Article

Started Nov 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: it's a little more complicated than that
In reply to moimoi, Nov 8, 2012

moimoi wrote:

William Porter wrote:

I started to write a little critique of the many misleading statements in the article but thought, oh, what the heck, why not just provide an alternate link:


I used to be a Raw evangelist myself. I haven't lost my faith entirely—I still shoot Raw most of the time, especially when I'm working. But in the article I just linked to, I argue that there are many rather solid reasons why many people still prefer to let their camera do the raw-to-JPEG conversion for them.

The only reason to favor jpg against raw is laziness. I never shoot jpg.


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You should ignore your own replies too then.

There are quite a few reasons to stick to jpegs in certain situations other than "laziness".

A quick example:

- buffer depth and clearing times

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