Episode #6 - Raw vs. JPEG
It's one of the biggest debates in digital photography—should you shoot in raw or JPEG format? Kirk McElhearn and Jeff Carlson break it down: the difference between the two, when one is better than the other, and specific advantages of each.
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See the full show notes, including photos, screenshots, and more, here.
From Kirk's Photos library, here are two raw/JPEG pairs. The top photo was edited using the JPEG, and the bottom using the raw file. The small icons at the top-left corner show this.
The following gallery illustrates how the photo at the top of this post was captured and processed to bring details out of the raw file.