Raw vs JPEG: You Decide
Ever wonder whether you should you be shooting in Raw or JPEG? Damien Demolder explains the pros and cons of each to help you decide
Shooting in Raw format will allow you to get the very best from your camera’s sensor, but the benefits have to be weighed against the extra time spent processing and how involved you want to get with working in software. There is a lot of mystery about Raw files and what they are, but there really doesn’t need to be. It’s true that shooting in Raw means more work for the photographer, and that it gives those prepared to do that work in software more options and greater potential for better quality images, but that doesn’t mean this way of working is the sole preserve of the professional photographer. It also doesn’t mean that you have to shoot in Raw format to get good quality images, as with a modern camera set to save files in best quality JPEG mode, excellent pictures are more than possible.
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On trying to read more by following the link above, I receive “Error 404 – Not found” I use the current version of Firefox as my browser.
Sorry about that Nigel. The link is fixed now. Not sure what happened!
Thanks Damien, well written, interesting article. I like the ingredients analogy.
My pleasure. I’m glad you enjoyed it.