Having problems with your Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2 Digital Camera ?
Raw file quality not as good as jpeg
\015 I have a Minolta Dimage A2 and when I shoot raw plus jpeg the raw file is not as sharp as the jpeg. This can be fixed during post processing but in my experience raw files are equal to or better than jpegs before any post processing. I convert my raw files in Adobe CS3. I've gotten various replies to this problem but no answers as to whether my camera may have a problem. I've been told that shooting raw is a waste of time which is not true and not an answer. I've been told that raw is the least quality setting which is not true. This may just be a characteristic of this particular camera or it is a problem. Every other digital camera I've tried has a better or equal raw to jpeg file before processing.\015
RAW quality will always be at least as good as JPEG quality. The reason your JPEGs are coming out sharper is that the camera is actually doing post-processing on the RAW data, performing sharpening, white balance, contrast and brightness adjustment, etc., before saving the JPEG. The RAW data, as the name implies, is taken straight from the sensor, without the sharpening and other post-processing applied to it.
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