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Pretty much, Liz.....
In reply to NewGirlLiz, 1 month ago

NewGirlLiz wrote:

Wow - that's amazing. I'm so impressed with the difference between the two. Is this kind of thing only possible if you shoot in RAW? I haven't progressed to RAW yet, but photos like this are a good advert for me to get on and do so!

Liz

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Thanks, Liz.  It might have been possible to do something with a jpeg out of camera, but certainly nowhere near this much, or with this much detail.  RAW means more work, but a lot more possibilities!  The nice thing about working with RAW, particularly with a program such as DxO or Lightroom is that everything is non-destructive, so if you mess it up, you can always go back and try again.  So don't be afraid of it, and you can always start out by shooting RAW+JPG so you'll still have the OOC jpeg to fall back on.

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