How much image sharpness is thrown away by JPEG vs a properly converted RAW file?
You can learn a lot just by looking.
The Canon 5D Mark III was set for JPEG best Quality at standard settings but with maximum sharpening (in the hopes of increasing detail). The RAW Canon CR2 files were converted to 16-bit TIF ProPhotoRGB using Adobe Camera RAW 7.2.
The camera was set for Daylight white balance, actual gray-click white balance in ACR was within 100°K of that, impressively close.
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