Originally Posted by The Marv Dog
I was talking to a friend that has a Diploma in photography and has for years been a professional photographer and while he was explaining the ins-and-outs of Photoshop and Lightroom he said that JPEGs lose quality every single time they are opened because It's just how they work compared to other file types and converting to TIFF or this other file type I can't remember the name of would be best when not keeping the RAWs to edit.
JPEGs are everywhere and just thought I'd ask you guys what you think/know about it? I like just browsing through my images but RAWs take way longer than JPEGs to load up and if they are so lossy they don't seem very good have as a sort of permanent digital photo album.>Picture Unrelated
The issues with JPEGS comes when you save a new version. Each time the compression for JPEG is done and over time it can show. However, assuming you are saving at a good quality setting it takes quite a few saves before anything even becomes noticeable.
Originally Posted by Gabkicks
I just grabbed a used canon S100 off of amazon
How do i tell how many photos have been taken with it by the previous owner?
Are people worried about actuation counts on point and shoots now, lol?Edited by silvrr - 7/29/13 at 6:10am