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JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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"RE: White balance"

JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Thu 11-Oct-12 07:23 AM

You are confusing the data in the file with what you see on the screen. The NEF data in the file needs to be interpreted by a viewer/editor then painted on the screen. When you change the settings in the editor, you are just changing the interpretation of the raw data.

JPG images, on the other hand, have all the image settings baked into the picture so that there is no interpreting done. What you see is what there is.

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Joseph K
Seattle, WA, USA

D700, D200, D70S, 24-70mm f/2.8, VR 70-200mm f/2.8 II, 50mm f/1.4 D,
17-55mm f/2.8 DX, 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 DX

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