Why I (Mostly) Shoot Using JPEG
Feb09

Why I (Mostly) Shoot Using JPEG

If you’ve been paying attention to what’s written on the internet you know that one of digital photography’s seven deadly sins is shooting in JPEG format. Everybody knows that if you’re a serious photographer ya ‘gotta shoot RAW. So now its time for me to raise my hand and admit, “My name is Joe and I’m a JPEG shooter.” It’s not that I never shoot in RAW format, sometimes I do, but mostly it’s JPEG so let me tell you a...

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A Few RAW Facts

Every digital camera uses its own proprietary RAW file format for storing image data and the camera company usually includes software to convert that RAW file into something more portable. As companies include RAW conversion inside the camera, we may see this software become simplified or even disappear. Some but not many camera manufacturers use Adobe’s DNG (Digital Negative) format as their native RAW file format. The goal of the...

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