Before the rush

Before the rush
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The CHDK (Canon Hack Development Kit) adds RAW capabilities to Canon powershot digital cameras, according to the FAQ: It is likely that any Canon Powershot based on the DIGIC II, DIGIC III or DIGIC 4 platforms can be supported The current list of supported cameras from that same FAQ with the firmware version: A410: 100e, 100f A420: 100b A430: 100b ...


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It appears most of what you are seeing is due to the use of high Clarity and Vibrance settings coupled with faster rendering options in the Lr preview window. Depending on how you've got your viewing quality options selected, Lightroom may or may not be actually recomputing the raw data to produce the preview you see from within Lightroom. If you've got ...


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DRO stands for Dynamic Range Optimization. It is designed to fit more dynamic range into images. A single exposure is still taken so you are always limited to the sensor's latitude. However, from what the sensor captures, more or less of that range is mapped into images. With fixed values, the transform is applied the same to each image. With Auto, it ...


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885x1024 sounds like your contact emailed the image to you and his email software/system has resized the image. Ask them to zip the image file and send it again, or use an online service like dropbox or OneDrive.


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There are many good reasons here, but here are some other reasons I can think of. JPEG is a standardized format. Most RAW files are not. Programs rely on the RAW profiles to be installed to process them and allow you to work with them. There is DNG and TIFF/EP that aim to standardize RAW files, but very few cameras have adopted these. If for whatever ...


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Our eyes can see over a super broad range of light levels from sunlight at the beach to black cats in coal mines. The cameras, as a general rule lacks this ability. In photography we use the f/stop as a unit that expresses exposure. The f/stop system is base on a halving or doubling of the light that is allowed to play on the camera’s digital sensor. When ...



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