What Does an Unprocessed RAW File Look Like? – Photography Article

What does it mean to look at a “straight from camera” RAW photo file? How do RAW processors like Lightroom change the files after they’re loaded, and are RAW files actually images? Those are some questions we’ll be exploring in this article. There is a tool called dcraw which reads various RAW file types and extracts pixel data from them — it’s actually the original code at the very bottom of a lot of open source and even commercial RAW…

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Microsoft Releases Free RAW Image Viewer Extension for Windows 10 – Photography Article

If you’re a Windows user—or a Mac user who’s been contemplating a switch—Microsoft just made it a little easier to switch over by releasing a useful new RAW Image Extension for Windows 10. The free extension lets you preview RAW files in Windows File Explorer and open them in the native Photos app—no more using Photoshop or Lightroom to preview something, only to realize you opened the wrong file. Combine this new extension with the popular QuickLook extension that allows…

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Microsoft’s ‘Raw Image Extension’ Lets You View Raw Previews in Windows 10 – Photography Article

If you’re running the latest version of Windows 10 as a photographer, make sure you install Microsoft’s Raw Image Extension. It adds native viewing support for the major raw file formats used by various camera brands. Windows 10 doesn’t have raw previewing built in by default, so while you can work with raw files in specialized software such as Adobe Lightroom, previews won’t show up for you in Windows File Explorer or the Photos app right out of the box.…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography I recently shared a blog post explaining the necessity for processing photos in the digital age. In this follow-up post, I’m going to share the workflow that I use to get my photos from RAW file, to my website; My digital photography processing workflow. Whilst the previous post was an introduction to the concept of RAW files, aimed at non-photographers, this post is aimed at other photographers who may be interested to know how someone…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography I spend almost as much time processing photos as I do with a camera in hand. And that doesn’t just mean “Photoshopping”. The photos I take need to be processed because of the way in which they’re recorded by the camera. I like to take my time with it, and make sure I’m happy with the results before I share them. The photos I share on Flickr are usually at least a week behind when…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography IPAD CAMERA CONNECTION KIT I have “The New iPad”, AKA “iPad 3”. I use it to review photos after a shoot. I’ve been meaning to write a blog post about my workflow, but haven’t yet gotten around to it. Suffice to say that at the end of the day, I use Apple’s Camera Connection Kit to copy photos directly from my camera (currently a Nikon D800) to my iPad, where I can quickly…

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