Not pro­cess­ing an im­age

NPhoto - - Special Feature -

It’s rare that a JPEG im­age straight out of the cam­era re­quires no sub­se­quent work. To get an im­age look­ing its best, you may need to tweak the lev­els, fix a colour cast, add some ad­di­tional sharp­en­ing or crop it for a bet­ter com­po­si­tion. If you shoot RAW files then you have to process the images your­self, which adds time to your work­flow, but at least you’ll be start­ing with the high­est-qual­ity file that your cam­era can pro­duce, and any changes that you make are never per­ma­nently ap­plied to the orig­i­nal im­age.

Images can ap­pear flat straight out of the cam­era, even when you’re shoot­ing in JPEG for­mat. Most images re­quire some pro­cess­ing, even if it’s just to sharpen them and add con­trast

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