Still Trying to Convince Myself on RAW

Started Jun 29, 2013 | Photos thread
Bruce Oudekerk
Bruce Oudekerk Veteran Member • Posts: 3,484
Lots of reasons to shoot RAW…

...where the only reason to shoot Jpeg only is ‘ease of use’.

Here is my latest example that happened recently when I was experimenting with lighting.  This was the first shot and my calculations were way off.  The out of camera Jpeg is worthless.

From Jpeg:

From RAW:

The 'RAW' version is over processed, however it shows where the RAW can go.  I suspect that the Jpeg engine in newer cameras would have done better...BUT...


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