Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/09/22

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Subject: [Leica] M8 WONDER MACHINE! :-)
From: rangefinder at (Didier Ludwig)
Date: Fri Sep 22 07:01:47 2006
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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. 

>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.

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