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Reuters Issues Ban on RAW Photos
By Joseph Tepper, November 19, 2015 @ 01:42 PM (EST)
Source: PetaPixel

In a shocking email sent out to its massive worldwide photographer database, Reuters issued a ban on submitting images taken in RAW format. From now on, photos sent into the massive news agency must originally be taken in JPEG.

“If you want to shoot raw images that’s fine, just take JPEGs at the same time,” a Reuters picture editor sent out in an email this week. “Only send us the photos that were originally JPEGs, with minimal processing (cropping, correcting levels, etc).”

The goal of the significant change seems twofold. First, it will help streamline and reduce the time it takes photographers to send their images to editors. This is significant in a 24-hours news environment, as opposed to nature and fashion photography.

More likely, however, is Reuters is looking to crack down on the amount of post-processing made allowed through the RAW format. You can learn more about the ban in an interview with Reuters, as published on PetaPixel.

 

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