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POLL: "Do you shoot RAW or just JPEG for you landscape shots?"
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Landscapes...do you shoot RAW or just JPEG?

 
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Mar 15, 2010 13:55 |  #61

I only shoot in RAW and camera "faithful".

Any of you use Adobe Bridge for the initial edits? Right now I import all of them into Lightroom and do edits from there, then export as TIFF into PS if it needs any major edits. The problem is that LR is getting extremely slow and I only have around 10k photos in there.




  
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Mar 17, 2010 08:56 |  #62

I only use PS & Bridge for my work.

ACR in PS is very good for adjusting images (esp the versions with CS4).

The easiest way is to work your way down the sliders one by one. The adjustments start at very large (exposure) and move to more subtle as you go down.


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Mar 25, 2010 20:01 |  #63

How's this for my first, quick RAW conversion? The first one is just a jpeg of the RAW file. The second is my edited version. Other than the vignetting, how'd I do?

1. jpeg from the raw file

IMAGE NOT FOUND
IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
HTTP response: 404 | MIME changed to 'text/html' | Byte size: ZERO


2. edited version
IMAGE NOT FOUND
IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
HTTP response: 404 | MIME changed to 'text/html' | Byte size: ZERO


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Mar 26, 2010 07:51 |  #64

I like it. The first Jpeg looks a bit washed out, your edits helped it.


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Mar 26, 2010 12:17 |  #65

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I like it. The first Jpeg looks a bit washed out, your edits helped it.

Thanks dude. I really have no clue what I'm doing in the raw edit process. I can play with those sliders all day and not know if what I'm doing is correct or not.

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Mar 26, 2010 12:27 |  #66

Landscapes are a good example of a type of photography that can be taken very nicely in Jpeg.
Use appropriate filters to keep the clouds from blowing out, shoot a couple to make sure you have the exposure correct in camera and you are good.
Processing in Lightroom you can do everything to a Jpeg that you can do to a Raw, unless you do blow them out and then Raw will give you more lattitude.
If you don't have Lightroom and the ability to adjust your Jpegs then there is more argument to shoot in Raw.


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Mar 26, 2010 15:51 |  #67

I think you are off to a great start.
I read you are using lightroom in your gear. There are plenty of books that help explain all the tools, tips and tricks for lightroom.And this forums raw section is very helpful.
If you dont fell comfortable editing raws, stick to jpeg. Cause honestly in the end, I cant tell if a image was first shot raw or jpeg.
I personally, cant edit a Jpeg. Even in Photoshop elements i kill it somehow. To me, a RAW in DPP is simple, and more fun to edit then a jpeg in PS. The only time i really us PS is to stitch a Pano.
And since i lean to liking more contrasty and saturated images, i can really overcook a jpeg fast.
Oh and ive been meaning to say, i looked at your site. Your Jpegs looks great! Why the switch?


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Mar 28, 2010 13:14 |  #68

Aweitzel wrote in post #9877481 (external link)
Oh and ive been meaning to say, i looked at your site. Your Jpegs looks great! Why the switch?

Thanks dude! I'm thinking of the switch to keep because I sell large prints (24x36, 30x40) and I want to keep as much detail as possible when blowing them up. Am I wrong in believing that I need RAW for this reason?

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Mar 29, 2010 08:15 |  #69

... Yea, im going to leave that answer to someone smarter then me, i cant seem to form the correct answer.
I was going to say yes, then re thought and said no.
Have you noticed a problem with your large prints? If not, why mess with a winning recipe ?
I mean that shot of Antelope Canyon, would look freaking amazing on canvas 24x36.
Im trying to think of how shooting in raw would help that shot, the gradient is great, the colors pop, theres still detail in shadows, i can see every crack in rocks... Now THAT is detail. As with "the wave" the sky is an amazing blue, i can count each ring on the rock...


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Mar 29, 2010 10:01 |  #70

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I mean that shot of Antelope Canyon, would look freaking amazing on canvas 24x36.

It's funny you mention that... 40x60 canvas from Simplycanvas.com

And thanks again dude!

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Apr 02, 2010 07:38 |  #71

I shoot only raw images to get all the info I can for editing later if needed. Like mentioned earlier If I'm out and about I will take the smaller camera and shoot Jpegs, then return later if the images warrant it.


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Apr 10, 2010 11:04 |  #72

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Apr 19, 2010 17:02 |  #73

I agree with the earlier comments. RAW unless it's just a snapshot then jpeg is fine.


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Definitely RAW because with landscapes there are often shadows or highlights that need to be altered and you have more leeway than with JPG.


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May 03, 2010 21:30 |  #75

Here are a few landscapes I shot in RAW while in the Caribbean.


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