raw mode

raw mode

(operating system)
A mode that allows a program to transfer bits directly to or from an I/O device without any processing, abstraction, or interpretation by the operating system.

Systems that make this distinction for a disk file are generally regarded as broken.

Compare rare mode, cooked mode.
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If you're shooting with a DSLR or mirrorless interchangeable lens (MIL) camera, it's important to shoot in RAW mode.
There are a number of scene modes and filters, but the most powerful image feature is the option to take photos in Raw mode, the format that saves more image information and provides wider tolerances when the photo is developed for printing.
Lane mode and raw mode traffic congestion in single lane:
Marketing states 13 stops of dynamic range in RAW mode so that would place it nicely in the same range as the Alexa which certainly bolsters its potential as a B-Camera/crash cam.
The disadvantage of G1 is that you can't shoot in RAW mode, so you have to rely on JPEG-processing.
After a section on fundamentals (choosing a digital camera, RAW mode, and filters), the book offers advice on overcoming visual cliches and creating moods, with the author's own examples of street, landscape, and architectural photography, abstracts and surrealistic images, portraits, and mystical images.
The CF Ultimate 600x is available in 16GB and 32GB capacities to support the large file sizes created when shooting in RAW mode or HD video.
Sure, like most point-and-click cameras it cannot shoot in RAW mode, and low-light photography while superior to some pointand-clicks, could be better.
01 second shutter lag, RAW mode for uncompressed and unprocessed image quality and a hotshoe attachment and PC sync terminal for external flash.
There is a heartbreaking quality to Ketty La Rocca's images, and it has to do with their unusually direct, sometimes raw mode of communication, their tone of supplication and call for attention and self-affirmation.
The left side has a PC/video connectivity port, a switch to change to manual, AF-S and AF-C focus modes, a RAW mode button and a flash release button.