ZS40 RAW vs JPEG comparison

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Gordon W
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ZS40 RAW vs JPEG comparison
6 months ago

Bought a ZS40 yesterday and have started wringing it out while I can still return it. One of the first things I did was to compare what I could get with RAW versus a camera JPEG and found the extra effort required to process the RAW is worth the bother.

Camera JPEG (100% view crop showing severely blown highlights)

Photoshop/ACR conversion (the latest ACR Release Candidate version opens ZS40 RAW)

EXIF: 1s f/5.6 at 4.3mm iso1600

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