Huawei P10 • Camera Advantage
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The Huawei P10 rear-facing camera allows you to shoot in RAW format, which is a digital negative. This Raw file format contains the camera settings as they were shot the moment you clicked the capture button, however, the settings are saved in the metadata of the file and are not applied to the image itself. The Raw image format contains the color image data as captured unprocessed and directly from the sensor. You can then process this Raw file to your liking in a Raw processing software or photo editing software that comes with a Raw conversion feature like Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, but there are many others available on the market that can do an excellent job.

To enable the Raw format you need to check the 'RAW format' option in the camera settings. When you capture an image, both the RAW and JPEG formats will be saved to the internal storage. The JPEG is useful for taking a quick pick of what the image is without needing to process the Raw file, but it's nice if you don't intend to process a specific image and just want to use the JPEG version. The RAW version gives you more control over the image output. This is because non of the camera settings like White Balance, Sharpness, Saturation and so on, is applied to the image. When you bring this image to a RAW conversion application, you can make further adjustment and make the image look as you want it to be. You can always undo the previous changes and you always have the original image.

Almost all of the RAW conversion software work in a non-destructive manner. This means that if you apply a specific white balance temperature to the image, you can always revert the chance and choose another value and this won't effect the image quality. I really enjoy processing Raw images and prefer shooting in Raw than JPEGs, because I get a higher quality image, better dynamic range output and have better control over the image processing workflow. For me, image processing is a hobby, but for many professional photographers this is is a way of life. Most professional photographers shoot in RAW file format.

Anyways, this option is available for you in the Huawei P10. If you want to Squeeze up even more details and better image quality, it's better to shoot in RAW. There are many powerful algorithms that use the powerful processing power of your home computer to produce better looking photos with better details, color reproduction and even less image noise.

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