Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
08-05-2011, 07:54 PM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Mount Isa
Posts: 4
How to change from JPG to RAW ?

Hi thanks in advance
I had a Pentax ISD previously and I would simply selected Raw or JPEG etc.
With my New K5 I can see the JPEG selections & stars but no RAW selection.

I can't locate where you can change your raw to JPEG or vice versa?
Its probably glaringly obvious - but I can't find it
I am sure some will shed light on this thanks

08-05-2011, 08:14 PM   #2
New Member




Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Mount Isa
Posts: 4
Original Poster
I think I worked it out - You have to be in USER MODE to access the RAW settings
08-05-2011, 08:43 PM   #3
hcc
Pentaxian
hcc's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,531
In K-5 and K-7, when you select RAW you have only the choice of the RAW file format: DNG or PEF. The RAW file is recorded with the full camera sensor resolutions. In other words, in RAW you canot downgrade the resolution (in camera) and you cannot choose between 1 star, 2 stars, .. or 12 Mp, 10 Mp, 6 Mp.

For a *stD, you can choose between the following file formats:
• RAW (12-bit)
• TIFF (8-bit RGB)
• JPEG (EXIF 2.21) - 3 levels
I read that you turn the front dial to select image quality:
(JPEG)
(JPEG)
(JPEG)
• TIFF
• RAW
and the the rear dial to select image size (where applicable):
• Large
• Middle
• Small

Hope that the advice will assist, mate...

Last edited by hcc; 08-05-2011 at 08:51 PM.
08-05-2011, 08:47 PM   #4
Pentaxian
calsan's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Perth, Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,387
Nope... works in any mode.
Press the info button and the display will show a rectangle in the lower left with either JPEG or RAW or RAW+. Use the buttons to navigate to this and the rear dial to switch.
There's also a RAW button on the front left you can program to switch back and forth. Change the settings to suit under the menu, camera menu screen 4.

08-05-2011, 09:28 PM   #5
Veteran Member




Join Date: Oct 2008
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 550
Look alike he use HDR mode other mode will not work with RAW. You need turn it off. RAW will show up.
08-05-2011, 09:33 PM   #6
Pentaxian
wizofoz's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Melbourne, Outer east.
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,655
G'day Isa. Some of the features of the K-5 only work in JPEG mode. As mentioned above, HDR is one example. Make sure you don't have any of these features activated, then either just press the 'raw' button on the front of the camera, or press 'info' and select either 'raw', 'Jpeg' or both (Raw +). When you are in any mode where RAW is not available, it will be greyed out on the 'info' screen.

Enjoy your camera, its a great tool.

Wayne
08-05-2011, 10:36 PM   #7
New Member




Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 19
on k-5, green mode is also only jpeg ( al settings are greyed).
but who uses the green mode on a k-5 ?
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, change, dslr, jpeg, k-5, k-5 ii, k-5 iis, k5, pentax k-5, thanks
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
K20D switching from raw to jpg on its own??? ismaelg Pentax DSLR Discussion 5 04-11-2011 05:25 AM
Help - K-7 jpg settings to use for a raw shooter? Arpe Pentax DSLR Discussion 6 10-11-2010 02:02 AM
Selecting RAW, but adds a jpg 41ants Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 5 04-09-2010 09:51 AM
K-x raw or jpg? Mystic Pentax DSLR Discussion 30 02-14-2010 09:25 PM
RAW to Tiff to jpg image Tom Lee Digital Processing, Software, and Printing 18 01-15-2010 02:59 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:38 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top