Saving size with Lossy DNG


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Saving size with Lossy DNG

In one of the previous movies, I mentioned that one of the reasons why people like the DNG format, is because it allows us to create a file which is compressed. Now there are two different types of compression that we can use with this format. By default the DNG compression that we use is called loss-less, in other words, it creates a smaller file size without losing any important information. Yet, we can also convert our files with what's called lossy compression. Now, this allows us to get rid of information, so that we can have a smaller file size. Now, why in the world would we want to have an image which gets rid of information, so we have a smaller file? Well, let's take a look at how we can do that.

And also how this works, and why we'd want to do that. By going through a scenario. The first thing I want to do here is navigate to this folder which is titled, Becky. Here I was standing at graduation, at the school where I teach, and I looked behind me and there was this smiling stu...

Saving size with Lossy DNG
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Saving size with Lossy DNG provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 5 Essentials: 02 Managing Images with the Library Module

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Photography
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