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February 26th, 2007 by Xof

used to be limited to high-end digital SLR cameras. Meaning unless you knew what you were doing or were a professional photographer, you were “unable” to take advantage of it. Not anymore!

See, RAW images are like digital negatives. You can never alter them or mess up. The recorded information by the sensor will always remain intact! Even when you save a RAW file, you actually save the modifications you’ve made as an attachment to the original. Allowing you to come back to the original version at any time…

It’s easier and less memory consuming to shoot in JPEG mode, but depending on the quality settings in-camera and on how good the JPEGs are created, you can end up with some “good” or “crappy” photos.

A RAW image contains minimally processed data from the image sensor of your digital camera. The good news is that many point and shoot cameras now allow you to shoot in RAW mode. Unfortunately, manufacturers use their own proprietary formats, which makes it tricky to process.

That’s why I liked … He begins at the beginning, explaining exactly what RAW is and why photographers should use it. He then describes the theory, shooting, and image editing practices needed to work with RAW files.

Ben also provides an overview of software used to convert raw files and a thorough explanation of how to use Photoshop Elements to edit RAW images.

And with the recent release of , this book is the perfect companion to help you work on your photos from the RAW images and !

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2007-03-20 07:58:27

[…] that book about Raw Processing from Ben Long? Well, I found another interesting book from him, this time about Nikon Capture NX […]

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