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Shooting my pictures in RAW or JPEG, which digital format best fits my needs ?

RAW vs JPEG

This is the 1,000,000 US$ question, and you can see it regularly on internet. You also will find testimonies of amateurs/ passionate photographers saying they shoot JPEG, other RAW, and also Pro who only shoot RAW and other shooting ... Jpeg. So ? what´s the deal ? Look at the following picture : If we look carefully at the picture we can more details in the clouds on the RAW pict. We also realize than the blue layer (RGB) of the JPEG photo is burnt, so the dynamic of the RAW pict is way superior to JPEG. there much more information in a RAW file, the reason why the file in heavier, tlaking...

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Print on paper your pictures to appreciate your work !

Print it big !

We will say and repeat it again and again : print your art works ! you not only have tracks in case your digital work is definitively lost, but will also appreciate you work if you print it in big (>A4 or 8x12"). You will be able to reveal the depth the field. You don´t believe me ? Take a look at this picture :   Look at this picture from the renowned fashion photographer Richard Avedon. On the left you can feel like both the woman and the elephants are in focus. Now have a look at the picture on the right : yeah! the dress is in focus, elephants are not. How can you really...

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