This One Eclipse Photo Shows Why You Should Be Shooting RAW

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If you ever wondered about the power of shooting RAW, this one Eclipse photo should absolutely clear things up for you.

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Photographer Dan Plucinski captured a stunning photo of the solar eclipse on Monday, and the before-and-after of his work show you everything you need to know - he shot exposure bracketed photos using his Nikon D750 without a filter at f/2.8, 1/8s, and ISO 100, this was the resulting image:


Plucinski had to do some editing on the photo because he felt it didn't properly represent what the eye could see. Because he shot RAW, correcting the photo and bringing out certain elements made this incredibly easier and made the resulting photo ten times better:


What a difference! Here are the photos side-by-side for comparison.


via PetaPixel