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"RE: RAW+JPEG vs RAW"

elec164 Silver Member Nikonian since 15th Jan 2009
Fri 08-Feb-13 05:11 PM | edited Fri 08-Feb-13 05:15 PM by elec164

>
>Is there any reason why I would want to shoot in RAW+JPEG as
>oppose to RAW only?
>

I will shoot NEF+JPEG when I am doing an event with lots of images that I will need to produce quickly. I find that for such shots JPEG will suffice for 99% of the time and having NEF's for the rare occasion when extensive PP is needed.

I at times shoot only NEF when I will only have a few images that I would prefer to PP myself later. While the camera picture controls are good (especially for snapshots), I find that I generally can produce superior results in Lightroom or Photoshop (or a combination of both).


>
>In addition in ViewNX 2 both RAW and JPEG match closely for
>the type of JPEG setting on the camera I use now.
>

When using Nikon software to render NEF's, all in camera settings will be applied. So there should be visually no difference between an in-camera JPEG and a View/Capture NX2 NEF conversion.

Hope this helps!

Pete

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