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Old 01-24-2013, 03:35 PM
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Honestly? If you aren't planning on getting super serious with photos, JPEG will be just fine.

RAW allows for a MUCH greater ability to edit colors, highlights& shadows, white balance& it is uncompressed. It also means you'll get duller colors& loss of sharpness. Plus you'll need special software to edit before you can even post them anywhere.

RAW files come meant to be edited. I use Lightroom but I'm sure there are several free programs+ a program comes in your DVD packet when you buy a camera. They produce a better final result (and can save your bum if you didn't nail your settings in camera) but they are also more work if you just want to shoot& share!
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Cali Mae View Post
A Nikon D3100, no sweet clue on the lenses.. just the ones that came with it. (it was my mom's Christmas present to herself a couple years ago)

I'll have to look read the manual a bit more. Auto is so easy, but with all these amazing pictures that everyone is sharing, I've decided I might as well try.
I have Canon, but I changed to shooting in RAW in menu, under photo quality.
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