Should I go RAW only?

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In reply to carl english, 6 months ago

carl english wrote:

AlphaTikal wrote:

But we are not speaking about Dynamic Range and other limitations. I was quoting and holding against "SHARPNESS" only.

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Those who believe raw is heaven sent always bring in Dynamic Range and of course HEADROOM

Wants as much DR as they can capture, even the best cameras today still have a pathetic DR when you consider what's really possible! You are incredibly old, so maybe your eyes are happy with the lower DR, maybe your eyes can't see more DR than your camera JPG! Photography (besides copywork and some documenting) isn't about being photorealistic (pun intended), but it's also not about constraining to what can be done with a camera to something less than was possible with b&w film 50 years ago! If you really think we should go back in time and not make the best of the relatively amazing cameras we have today, there is something seriously wrong with you, and I'm not saying this as a personal attack, I'm saying this as a wakeup call! Wake up and smell today's possibilities and use them! A lot of photographic techniques were invented 70, 60, 50, 40 years ago, ETTR is the technique of today for digital cameras, use it or go back to film if you don't want digital cameras for what they can really do!

Try ETTR! I dare you to try it. Seeing is believing.

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