Digital cameras don’t capture ready-made images. The data captured by the sensor has to be processed first. This happens automatically and instantaneously if you set the camera to shoot JPEG images. Many cameras don’t give you any other option. However, more advanced models like high end compact cameras, DSLRs and mirrorless cameras will also let […]
These are small files containing processing information stored alongside image files. They’re used by non-destructive photo editing and RAW processing programs to store editing adjustments as ‘metadata’ and should not be separated from the image file they below to, or these adjustments will be lost.