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Colin Holgate wrote:
At 1:25 AM -0800 1/8/04, Ken Turkowski wrote:
RAW is unfortunately not standard. Each camera manufacturer, and
potentially each model, has its own RAW format.
My argument for supporting Canon's RAW format is that many people who
would be interested in using RAW over highest quality JPEG will be
using a Canon camera, and I think that all of those have the same RAW
Strange thing, I just tried a test picture after selecting RAW on my
camera, and the image imported ok. When I went back to check that I
had selected RAW ok, I found that it was on the best JPEG setting, and
there wasn't a RAW choice anymore. I guess that's one way to solve the
I suspect that those camera operators- read: Pro and semi-pro
photographers- who need the extra info and manipulations available in
RAW will be using PS or GC. As I mentioned I have used it, and simply
don't like working with the format. If I were better at it, and had a
new G-5 and did it a lot, then things would be different!
PS. RAW isn't a choice except on Av, Tv and other customizable settings,
at least on my Canon G-3.