Nikon D800E with 14-24

Started Jul 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
stoic little
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Re: Agree but...
In reply to primeshooter, Jul 17, 2012

Not necessarily true. Though the CPU will have to decompress the file first (piece of cake for most CPU), it will have a smaller file to work on which more is significant since reading large file is slower than decompression.

primeshooter wrote:

Marianne Oelund wrote:

Jaelkay wrote:

Marianne Oelund wrote:

By the way, there is no reason to use uncompressed RAW in photography; it's > just a waste of space.

Huh?

Use lossless compressed, at least.

You do have a solid and verifiable reason for making these statements? Yes?

About as solid as it gets: I've developed compression/decompression code for use in flight control computers. Lossless means precisely that: There is no difference between the original uncompressed data, and the data that comes back from the decompression process. If there was any difference - even a single bit - Boeing 777 airplanes wouldn't be flying.

I agree, however there is one difference. Because if you select uncompressed your pc doesn't have to work as hard to uncompress the file, it makes editing programs go faster, worth noting.

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