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Sony Raw Compression Artifacts: Real Examples

One of the curses of shooting with Sony cameras is their RAW file format. Currently they only offer two methods for saving RAW files:

  1. a RAW file with lossy compression,
  2. an uncompressed RAW file.

Did you notice what’s missing? Sony doesn’t offer a lossless compressed RAW file unlike every other camera manufacturer. This makes me incredibly mad!

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