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CANON DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide by Christopher Grey

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Maximizing the Digital Negative

As I discuss in various parts of this book, there are many reasons one would shoot in RAW, the most important being the amount of control one has over the final processing of the image.

A RAW file is considered the digital equivalent to a film negative (thankfully without the requisite liquid chemistry) and can be affected by a variety of software controls to create a .tif or .jpg file delivering exactly what you want to present. It does take additional time to work a RAW file, which is something you need to consider if you’re working with a large number of images, but the extra effort can be worth it if you need ...

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