Raw for B&W & Changeability

Earlier I mentioned that I was only taking jpeg color images with the Canon G7X II.  I did this early since I found that the jpeg color images were as good or better than what I was getting using raw to make color pictures with the Canon.  I have since changed.  I am now only making raw files with the Canon if I use it while out walking.  I have changed to raw so that I can make better B&W images.  I have more latitude to tweak the files and thus I can try to make better B&W images if I desire.

I also only save raw files with my Fujifilm cameras now.  I like the in camera ACROS images but using the raw files gives me more latitude to go beyond ACROS if I want for B&W as well as make color images.  I can also adjust the “colors” to create different B&W images with different tone control than just using the LR version of ACROS, but still use ACROS if I prefer.

PS, I used the G7X II to make these images as I am thinking more about how to make images to better portray this new wet world I’m living in.  The question is, what will this year be like?  Will it be another of the wettest years on record here in Hanover, PA or will it shift to one of the driest years on record?  It is going to be hard to get accustomed to a warmer global climate and the less predictable wilder wider swings in the weather.