Raw Images: 10 things every beginner must know before ditching JPEG

    | Photography for Beginners | 28/05/2013 00:01am
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    Beginner tips for raw images: 10 You can expand dynamic range by combining raw conversions

    Beginner tips for raw images: 10 You can expand dynamic range by combining raw conversions

    In high-contrast lighting, your camera sensor may not be able to record detail in the dark or bright areas of a picture (or indeed both).

    By converting the same image twice, each time adjusting the exposure of the shot to deal with high-contrast lighting, you can produce an image that shows detail in all areas.

    Beginner tips for raw images: 10 You can expand dynamic range by combining raw conversions

    For landscape photography, the effect is similar to using a graduated Neutral Density lens filter to darken the top half of your image, but you have much more control over the transition between the two exposures.

    PAGE 1: All images in your camera start life as raw images
    PAGE 2: You need to select raw on your camera
    PAGE 3: Raw lets you fine-tune your images
    PAGE 4: Raw images can slow down your shoots
    PAGE 5: Raw images let you rescue detail
    PAGE 6: Not all raw images are the same
    PAGE 7: You need special software to view
    PAGE 8: Raw images offer non- destructive editing
    PAGE 9: Make selective adjustments
    PAGE 10: You can expand dynamic range by combining raw conversions
    PAGE 11: Pros and cons of shooting raw images
    PAGE 12: Raw conversion software options

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    Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Photography for Beginners.

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