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Almost buying the D800 - one last question

Ferguson

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"RE: Almost buying the D800 - one last question"

Ferguson Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for the generous sharing of his high level expertise in the spirit of Nikonians Nikonian since 19th Aug 2004
Mon 04-Nov-13 02:46 PM

>If my understanding is
>correct, shooting "Lossless Compressed RAW" might
>meet your requirements for an eco mode. Page 86 of the
>D800/D800E "User's Manual" says that this will
>result in an approximate 20-40% file size reduction,
>"...with no effect on image quality." This was
>widely discussed in another thread.

That brings up an interesting question. If one really wants to be more space conscious, are you better off with loss-y compressed, or jpg? I would assume the loss-y compressed is still an improvement over jpg (14 vs. 8 bits if nothing else).


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