Why shooting RAW is so valuable

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Alastair Norcross
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Re: Why shooting RAW is so valuable
In reply to trulandphoto, 8 months ago

trulandphoto wrote:

First thing that popped into my mind with these shots is "fill flash."

Yes, but I hate flash, and it takes time to fit the flash on the M. What I like about the M is that it can be used pretty spontaneously in situations like this. Using fill flash would definitely kill that spontaneity. On balance, I'd rather get a natural shot with some harsh shadows, than a perfectly lit, but staged, shot. I also much prefer the natural light look, shadows and all, to an evenly, but artificially, lit shot. That's just my preference. But, as I said, the point of the post was to show how much more latitude you get in RAW than JPEG.

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