Format of a Digital Photo

Part of the Digital Photography For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Format is the way your camera records and stores the data that make up a digital photo. Camera Raw or a high-quality JPEG format, which usually comes standard on digital cameras, is your best bet for a clear image. A low-quality JPEG can result in a blocky, defected image like this one:

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