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Old May 21, 2010, 3:24 PM   #1
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When should you, or even would, move over from jpeg to raw format?
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Old May 21, 2010, 3:53 PM   #2
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The use of RAW give you additional control over the final look of the shot. In RAW you are able to compensate for issues interms of light and white balance. Also you make the decisions about the conversion in place of a one size fits all approach that is used in the camera.
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Use RAW when you can't walk away with nothing.
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Old May 21, 2010, 8:33 PM   #4
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Use RAW when you can't walk away with nothing.
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Old May 21, 2010, 10:07 PM   #5
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If you can afford the time to do the editing.
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That's why you shoot RAW+JPEG. If you feel a rush and the JPRG is cool, then no need, nut if there is an issue you have the RAW file.
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can not shoot long burst in raw+jpeg. Maybe 7 photo if that.
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Yep I really understand!
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I dont understand why one should use raw, which then needs adjustment of brightness, white balance etc, while you can do the same adjustments in jpg. what is more with raw format?
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It is useful if the exposure was hard to nail down. It gives you allot more control. But it requires time. If you shoot in low light and miss the exposure. If you shoot in RAW, you can correct the problem. It is a tool, it has it's uses. With a DSLR, as they do not process jpeg as much as point and shoot. It allows users to add detail or correct the photo to taste.
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