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lightroom export shrinking

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Feb 25, 2022 Feb 25, 2022

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I have an enhanced DNG file that is roughly 2GB.  Why is it that when I export it as a JPEG it's under 200MB?  

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Feb 25, 2022 Feb 25, 2022

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JPEG files are compressed, so it is as expected that they are much smaller than the original. That is usually the reason why one uses JPEG in the first place.

 

-- Johan W. Elzenga

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