Why you should shoot RAW: an example

Started Feb 13, 2009 | Discussions thread
OP Docno Veteran Member • Posts: 4,874
Huh? What do you mean, Walt?

My comment was that the jpeg in the cRAW+jpeg setting is Fine, not standard as someone else suggested. Where does it say that the jpeg is a 'preview' rather than 'production' jpeg? What do these terms even mean?

I just took two shots. One cRAW+jpeg and one Fine jpeg. The 2 jpegs were identical in size (9.52MB). This suggests that they are being processed within camera in the same way (ie same compression). Try it yourself.

WaltKnapp wrote:

Docno wrote:

The jpeg is Fine. See p108 of the manual.

But a preview jpeg, not a production jpeg. And that's also in your
manual.

Walt

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