Raw Images: 10 things every beginner must know before ditching JPEG
Beginner tips for raw images: 08 Raw images offer non- destructive editing
The non-destructive nature of raw means that you can return to an image and tweak its sharpening
When you save a JPEG or single-layer TIFF image after editing, all the data from the original file is discarded and re-written.
So once you have closed the image, all of the original data is lost.
When you edit a raw file, the new settings are stored alongside the original data.
These settings can be inside the file, or stored in a separate file, which is used by the editing software to remember your last settings.
So you can adjust your original setting indefinitely.
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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on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Beginner.
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