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Professional photographers and serious enthusiasts capture still images as raw files whenever possible. The reason is simple: raw files provide more image data and give photographers much greater control over white balance, saturation, sharpening and contrast in their images. While all digital cameras record images in JPEG format, only more sophisticated cameras provide the option of recording raw files. All DSLRs support raw file capture so you might as well learn how to take advantage of it.
Gavin Phillips shows how to use HDR imaging to create superb images with fine detail, perfect lighting and accurate colours.
Most photographers have produced images that are less than perfect when viewed on a computer screen, even though they may have looked pretty good when displayed on the camera's monitor. But there are also times when you can see straight away that a shot won't turn out as you wanted, and make adjustments to prevent the more serious problems.