- How to Take Good RAW Photos
How to Take Good RAW Photos
harlan4096 > 29 November 18, 11:39
Quote:Here at How-To Geek we usually recommend you You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view. because you capture a lot more information about whatever scene you’re shooting. Let’s look at how to make the most of the RAW format.Full reading: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.
Camera RAW is an You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view. that is capable of storing a lot more image data than JPEGs or other compressed file formats. If your camera’s sensor can capture it, it will get stored in the RAW file. This means that RAW files can contain billions of colors—compared to JPEGs 16 million or so—plus You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.. The biggest problem is that most cameras can capture—and RAW files can contain—a lot more information than any screen can currently display.
Now, let’s look at how to maximize the amount of data in your RAW files for better photos.
Take Manual Control of Your Camera
If you want to take good pictures—in any image format—you need to be in control of what your camera is doing. Putting it in Automatic and just banging the shutter button won’t get you very far. If you’re in control, you can get the exposure right, stop highlights being blown out or shadows crushed, and adapt to the situation in which you’re photographing.