December 12, 2017 at 7:53PM
ML with Canon t3i. RAW or no?
Pretty new to Cinematography. Starting off learning simple lighting by just taking stills. With advice from other users on this site and some common sense, I decided to invest more in lenses instead of buying what little money I had on an expensive body. So I purchased a Canon t3i because someone suggested installing Magic Lantern would "open it up to a new world of possibilities". After installing ML and having done a few experimental photo shoots for friends and family, I realize I'm not getting the RAW files (usually shown as .CR2) even though I shot in RAW+JPG. All my photos come up as .JPG. Before purchasing the camera (and installing ML) I didn't see any mentions of this being an issue. I've done forum/google searches today and NOW I'm seeing that there are some limitations using ML on t3i but I still don't get it. In camera it shows my photos as being around 23-25MB. When importing to my computer I only see the JPGs at around 5-7 MB.
What am I doing wrong? Is it even worth using ML anymore if I want to practice lighting and grading? Thanks in advance for any advice
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