"Optimal quality" JPEG Compression: Worthwhile?

Started Oct 24, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Re: "Optimal quality" JPEG Compression: Worthwhile?

You can get a 32gb CF for less than $100.. thats 3000 large jpg at lowest compression.

Sylvain C. wrote:

As I am only an enthusiastic amateur, I've only used JPEG on my D700
(as opposed to RAW). However, I have always been on "Optimal
Quality" JPEG compression and, I'll tell you, some files are huge.

Is that level of compression (as compared to "Size priority") really
worth it?

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