Friday, February 10, 2012

RAW Capture

Let me tell you about a thing called RAW capture, RAW capture is a setting on cameras (mainly 

expensive) that takes a picture in completely uncompressed form. What the heck does that mean? It means 

that when one takes a picture, the camera records all the information it sees, it doesn't leave any out. There 

are pros and cons of RAW capture. The first pro is that images are extremely high quality; the second pro is 

the editing is high quality. The only con of RAW capture is that the image file size in ginormous. The only 

reason one would need to use RAW capture would be if that individual was a professional, or needed a very 

high quality image for some reason. The photo below was captured in RAW; edited, then converted to 



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