"Ditch the photo backpack and get a messenger bag. It makes getting your lenses and camera a whole lot easier". This photo tip was clearly brought to you by a man. I am 5'4" and weigh 115 lbs. I carried a shoulder bag for more than 20 years. Nothing gave me
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Some would say real photographers only shoot in RAW. We say "meh". It depends on what you think you may want to do with your images.

Let's back up for a minute and talk about what RAW is. First, not all cameras are capable of shooting in RAW. So this may be
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ALWAYS? Always and never are a really long time. The question begs "why?" What's wrong with shooting in jpg? The format is there for a reason isn't it? What if you are shooting with your smartphone and can't shoot in RAW? Does it mean that you shouldn't shoot at all? What if you are a blogger and just want to be able to quickly get your images onto your website? You should shoot in the format that makes the most sense for you.

And for those of you wondering what RAW is and why you would use it, watch for the upcoming series of posts all about the RAW format.