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Old 09-14-2011, 02:26 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by jnohallman View Post
Are you saying your RAW files look bad after post-processing? Because if you haven't done any and are looking at the original RAW image, I'd expect it not to look as good as the JPEG, which has had sharpening, saturation adjustments and so on applied based on your in-camera settings.
Depending on your camera settings, it is very conceivable that jpegs could look significantly better than yor raws right out of the camera (pre-post processing). By default, jpeg's will have sharpening applied and tonal adjustments, whereas raw's will not.
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