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

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Subject: [Leica] M8 WONDER MACHINE! :-)
From: bd at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Fri Sep 22 11:36:36 2006

Understood - but (Rummy asked), is that black and white image itself a RAW
file, with the the latitude of a RAW file? Or do you have to go to the color
RAW file to do manipulation - say pulling back highlights?

On 9/22/06 12:09 PM, "Lottermoser George" <> wrote:

> Correct. However, the 5d has the ability to set and shoot: RAW, no
> jpg, B&W. What you see on the camera screen is B&W. And when you open
> the RAW file in Digital Photo Professional it opens, as intended, as
> a B&W image. Because it is a RAW file - all the color data is
> available - and while you can, of course go back to the color, if
> you're interested in shooting B&W, you don't have to ever look at the
> color data.
> Regards,
> George Lottermoser
> On Sep 22, 2006, at 10:56 AM, B. D. Colen wrote:
>> RAW is RAW. Display with RAW, yes. Display as RAW, no. It's not RAW
>> if it's
>> had a black and white routine run on it.
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