RAW/JPG Article

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Re: RAW/JPG Article
In reply to Stv, Nov 8, 2012

Stv wrote:

I can't speak for anyone, but in my case, I used JPEG exclusively for my first 5 years of digital SLR and defended its merits ardently. What I discovered was, there wasn't a single image in my JPEG shots that I couldn't improve, even with just a little PP in PSE#. I was finessing the whole gamut, contrast, sharpen, noise, saturation etc. anyways. After getting the @900 and Adobe LTR-3, I went straight to RAW and discovered that it was no more difficult or even much different from what I was already doing in my JPEG files. The big difference was, I ended up with better contol and a much, much improved finished image that was superior to any of my JPEGs that preceded.

Cheers................ Stv

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Here we go, surprisingly, it was a time when I swore jpg was the way to go...and I was dead wrong.  That's the reason I would not recommend beginners to shoot jpg, but raw or raw + jpg.  Shoot raw, learn how to process your files (that's not difficult, specially nowadays with the large amount of literature on raw process), and you will never use jpg again.

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