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    sorry for a newbie question what is the diff between taking a photo in jpeg and in raw format ??

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    Join flickr and read the discussions, for which there are many, like this one, and this other one, and the discussions have been continuing even after the cows have come home ...
    Last edited by espion; 23rd March 2007 at 12:15 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uzume002 View Post
    sorry for a newbie question what is the diff between taking a photo in jpeg and in raw format ??
    One is compressed in Jpeg format straight in camera (using the camera's programming) and the other is the data of the photo as it is detected from the camera's sensor. (some Raw are compressed as well)

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    You can also read about RAW on wikipedia, and from Adobe.

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    thanks . one more question, i using the 400d package software to convert the format, should i do all the colour correction in ps after convert or before using the cannon software ???

    sorry new to dslr, used to own a P & S cam

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    colour correction in RAW

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