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When I download my photos to the computer - I get double of…

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When I download my photos to the computer - I get double of each photo. How do I turn that off

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Nikon D5100

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I haven't tried anything yet. Only the last handful of times I've downloaded photos

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Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 9 months ago

Your D5100 has the capability to be set to save both the RAW and JPEG versions of an image.

The RAW file is (mostly) the raw data dump from the sensor, while the JPEG is a compressed file.

You can turn off the RAW images on the camera in the Shooting menu if you don't want or need them.

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