Shooting in RAW

posted on 12th of december, 2008

I have been told that shooting in RAW for every single photo is a good habit and worth to do. I usually takes photo with JPEG Fine and it works pretty good but consider to change to RAW since the quality requirement from stock agencys is getting more and more high nowadays. The thing is change to RAW will bring me extra costs and time to deal with. I have to buy software which can process RAW files and spend more time to convert RAW to JPEG, also a space issue can be occur since RAW file need much more space than JPEG. And, I dont think save file in RAW is safe because of the software version, maybe in the VERY future you will find that you can not open those RAW files since there is no suitabel or compatible software can open for. So, is it worth to go especially for microstocks?

And, I just curious...

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Comments (3)

Posted by Shaja on December 15, 2008
Thanks for all you guys helpful comments here. I will start shoot in both RAW and JPEG now just like you guys suggested.
Posted by Marilyngould on December 13, 2008
I shoot RAW, love being able to adjust and correct in this format. And, like Creativei, store on a terabyte external hard drive which is both practical and cost effective.
Posted by Creativei on December 12, 2008
Well I shoot most of my images now in RAW, earlier I used to shoot only jpeg, very recently i started using raw, Well these days storage is not an issue, I have one terabyte external harddrive which comes very cheap.

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Have my D300 firmware upgraded

posted on 24th of december, 2008

I did not get my D300 firmware upgraded immediately while the new 1.10 version released since I do not want take any risks if the new version has some new problems come along with. and I was keep in searching the firmware related news time to time in the past month to make sure the new 1.10 firmware is ok to upgrade. Seems there are no negative feedbacks so I have upgraded my D300 yesterday from V1.03 to V1.10 which is really great!

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