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RAW Support (and more) For Your Canon Camera With CHDK

Jun 23, 2010, 17:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Akkana Peck)

"Pocket digital cameras are great, but they can be frustrating too. They don't give you a lot of control, and sometimes the decisions they make are just, well, wrong.

"But if your camera is made by Canon, there's an open source project that can help: CHDK, the Canon Hack Development Kit.

"The wizards of the CHDK project have figured out a way to load new firmware onto most Canon cameras, ranging from pocket point-and-shoot cameras all the way up to the fancy digital SLRs. The CHDK firmware lets you fix things that Canon didn't do quite right, add new features Canon didn't think to include, and it even lets you write useful scripts so you can automate some functions of your camera."

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