How To Work With Raw Files?

How do I process raw files?

How to process raw images (steps 1-6)

  • 01 Adjust the exposure. Open your raw file.
  • 02 Tweak the contrast. For a healthy range of tones from black shadows through to bright highlights, drag Blacks to 10.
  • 03 Colour and detail.
  • 04 Add a graduated filter.
  • 05 Draw a gradient.
  • 06 Selective adjustment.
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Should I shoot in RAW?

When you shoot in RAW you record all of the data from the sensor. This gives the highest quality files. And when it comes to your awesome images, you want high quality. The difference when you shoot in JPEG format is that the camera does it’s own processing to convert the RAW information into a JPEG.

What program opens raw files?

Some of these programs include Microsoft Windows Photos, Able RAWer, GIMP (with UFRaw plug-in), and RawTherapee – all free. Although certainly not free, Adobe Photoshop also supports a number of raw formats.

How do I convert JPEG to RAW?

So no, there is no way to convert a jpeg to raw. Technically, it’s possible of course to convert jpeg data format to raw data format (like it’s possible to convert a jpg to png or gif) but this will not make a raw-file and the organizers of competition will surely see that it’s not a true raw file.