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How to shoot photos in RAW on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge with Android 5.1

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How to shoot photos in RAW on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge with Android 5.1

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We’d heard the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge can be getting Camera RAW reinforce with its Android 5.1 update (that is currently going out on T-Mobile variants), however there used to be no choice to use it in Samsung’s digital camera app. Thankfully the update did convey right kind beef up, however you’ll have to move approximately having access to it a unique method.

That other approach is a straightforward obtain of an alternative digital camera software. Users have pronounced downloading Snap Camera HDR or Camera FV-5 and being in a position to allow Android’s new Camera API 2 thru easy menu settings, which then allowed the ones apps to shoot photos in complete RAW goodness.

What are the advantages of capturing in RAW?

You’ll get a whole symbol that has been unprocessed. The impact it has on the symbol would possibly appear dangerous in the beginning — in particular in the space of impressive noise and artifacting — however the result's a document that has 100% correct colour knowledge, which in flip lets in you to make an overly wide variety of tweaks to get your symbol good. OEM digital camera apps have a tendency to do that by way of default with a constructed-in publish-processing engine, however they have a tendency to be very restricted, drops a large number of non-recoverable colour knowledge and be offering up one-measurement-suits-all effects.

Who’s this handy for?

Shooting in RAW is basically for any person who likes to procedure and edit their photographs on their very own in apps like Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop. It’s extra for critical images than anything. For example, you’d need to use it on a few holiday photographs of the Grand Canyon, nevertheless it’s almost definitely overkill for that one-off selfie you’re making plans to placed on Instagram. It’s up to each and every consumer to come to a decision whether or not they would like to shoot in RAW or move the default direction, and what’s suitable for whichever state of affairs they’re the use of it in.

For extra on capturing and modifying in RAW you'll be able to read up here. If you’re definite it’s for then you ensure to obtain the aforementioned digital camera apps (here or here) to be used on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge.

[by the use of XDA]


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