JPEG vs RAW

If you’ve just bought a DSLR or have a fancy compact camera then this is one of the questions that you might be asking. Is it better to shoot photos in the JPEG format or is it better to shoot them in RAW format?

Some people insist on shooting JPEG and others insist on RAW. What difference does it really make? Is there a benefit to be gained from shooting RAW or is JPEG the way to go?

Making that decision first involves understanding what each of the file formats mean.

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Deadline News: 3 Galaxies

I recently had an article written about me and one of my photos on the Edinburgh news website Deadline News. The photo in question was one I had taken of Newark Castle (which is just outside St. Monan’s) in Fife.
It was popular due to the Milky Way being obvious above the ruins of the Castle, as well as the Andromeda Galaxy and Triangulum Galaxies being visible on the left side of the picture!

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