RAW file format and program I use to work with it

posted on 10th of january, 2012

Taking pictures in RAW file format has huge benefits. First of all you can better correct the exposure parameter. This is important because

a) if you shoot a picture and went home with the exposure not as you was expected (too light or too dark), you can easily correct 2-3 steps.

b) if you want to shoot a picture with low ISO and there is not enough light, the shutter would work to slow to get focused view, for your chosen aperture - try to shoot it -1 or -1,5 steps (manual correction) - you can always correct it at home, because it's RAW file format.

c) white balance is very important issue in photography. If you shoot in RAW file format you can more easily correct it. You can cold or warm the color, add tint - it's hundred of times easier than to correct it in JPG.

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Posted by Suyerry on July 12, 2013
Nice images!
Posted by Yadamons on January 19, 2012
Thanks for information.rnI works with RAW file and little adjust correct images.rnI use Nikon ViewNX for nikon raw file (.NEF).
Posted by Jonybigude on January 18, 2012
Thanks for the answer!

Well, I am kind of giving up RAW, since I was shooting RAW full quality and the result was that one. With JPEG I have what I want. It's really strange, it shouldn't happen like that... anyway, in my personal gallery (in another site) I posted the same question, and some people told me that they also gave up RAW and so do many professional photographers, due to the massive extra work, time and in the end, the final costumer doesn't feel any difference... This recent experiment made me realize that RAW isn't maybe that important... Hope I'm not saying something stupid....

Once again, thanks for the answer!


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Talking about the numbers..500 pics

posted on 25th of january, 2012

I feel quite new to stock photography, and the whole photography as well. Last year I've got the camera and started to look around more deeply and passionately. The art of view or the view of art is not completely new to me, though photography has it's own rules of creation. I've got to understand that it's not enough to look around deeply and passionately soon. It's not even art of view but also the technique..

So it's my start and I'm happy about that, and sharing it with you my colleagues..

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Posted by Zenonk on January 27, 2012
Nice shoots, congratulations
Posted by Defess on January 27, 2012
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