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Understanding photography-related file formats

March 24, 2016 by
The lowdown on file formats used by cameras

In last week's Creaticity column, you learned about basic image file formats such as JPEG, PNG, PDF, etc. However, once you pick up a camera, terms such as raw and file formats such as DNG, XMP, along with a plethora of proprietary formats, can creep into your life. In this column, you’ll learn what all that means. As a result, you can make sense of the files you encounter and make an informed choice about which format to capture in-camera...click here to read the full story on Macworld.com