JPG vs RAW for example ISO 100

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Edmund Dorf
Edmund Dorf Senior Member • Posts: 1,632
Re: JPG vs RAW for example ISO 100
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Well said. I would rather that I decide how much noise reduction to apply than to leave it to an algorithm.

Gary3000 wrote:

sybersitizen wrote:

a6300 wrote:

Noise is bigger in raw, it seems that jpg is smoother. RAW files without noise reduction applied.

Why would you compare a JPEG image with noise reduction applied against a RAW image without noise reduction applied? If you want to reduce the appearance of noise in a RAW image, apply noise reduction to it. Also apply sharpening because JPEGs are almost always sharpened in the camera.

agreed. RAW images are meant to be post-processed, Just at they're post-processed in camera to produce the JPEGs.

If you've got the time, (and a decent editing app), RAW will always produce a superior image 100% of the time.

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