Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/09/22[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
I don't have the M8 but the R-D1 - which has a "RAW+JPG" shooting option; and I guess the M8 has that too. I use the b&w (plus software color filters) modes for the JPG/snapshots while every pic is separately saved as RAW. Didier >Sounds terrific Ted - just one word of advice - if I may humbly offer it it >- shoot RAW; do not shoot black and white mode. It may be the world's best >digital black and white mode, but if you're shooting in any 'mode' giving >you a particular color setting or mono images, you are shooting jpg, and you >will lose data, and you will not have the flexibility you have with RAW. For >'happy snaps?' Fine. But for serious work, for images you care about - shoot >RAW and convert later. > >B. D.