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I might have some. Let me check

Nevermind. When ever I use my sister's camera (t2i), I keep forgetting to change it too RAW. She likes JPG because she thinks putting it on RAW makes the image quality worse.
sounds like she's not using the proper software to open them in
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I used to hate shooting RAW. Now I wouldnt have it any other way, it makes post so much easier. Well, so does being able to tell my camera what is white =P
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If you can get the results you want in camera, it is less work to shoot in raw. However, raw gives you the ability to go back and develop your image how you want it. It's a trade-off though.
    
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Shooting in JPEG, or RAW +JPEG, I found myself tweaking almost all my pictures, even if only to do a slight brightness adjustment. So I figured if I was going to do an adjustment (using DPP) anyway, I might as well just shoot exclusively in RAW format, then convert.

Now I was using a custom Picture Style when shooting in RAW, so I figured if I was going to adjust the RAW image anyway, I might as well use the camera's Neutral Picture Style to see the most unaltered senor image on the camera's screen. Sometimes I'll use the Faithful Picture Style, or add +2 sharpening if I want a very slightly enhanced image.

I've also read that using the Neutral picture Style gets you the most accurate in-camera histogram display.

I can always apply a different Picture Style in DPP, or remove a Picture Style, or do any custom adjustment.
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Shooting in JPEG, or RAW +JPEG, I found myself tweaking almost all my pictures, even if only to do a slight brightness adjustment. So I figured if I was going to do an adjustment (using DPP) anyway, I might as well just shoot exclusively in RAW format, then convert.

Now I was using a custom Picture Style when shooting in RAW, so I figured if I was going to adjust the RAW image anyway, I might as well use the camera's Neutral Picture Style to see the most unaltered senor image on the camera's screen. Sometimes I'll use the Faithful Picture Style, or add +2 sharpening if I want a very slightly enhanced image.

I've also read that using the Neutral picture Style gets you the most accurate in-camera histogram display.

I can always apply a different Picture Style in DPP, or remove a Picture Style, or do any custom adjustment.

This is correct. RAW images don't have histograms, so the camera goes off the embedded jpg preview to create the histogram. The embedded JPG is processed using whatever picture style is selected, hence 'neutral' is the most 'accurate' histogram.
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Thanks for clarifying and confirming that.
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This is a great guide, Check these out:


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Nicely done Nemesis!!
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This is a great guide, Check these out:


Very very good!
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My photos still look crappy so I won't upload them

This kodak is a POS... Need a better camera... this one's been dropped a few too many times (not by me, lol)
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