Advantages of Foveon sensor Locked

Started Jun 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
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mike earussi
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Re: Advantages of Foveon sensor
In reply to bobn2, Jun 23, 2013

I would never claim "greater color accuracy" as one of the Foveon advantages, as color accuracy seems to be more a result of the software processing the raw files than any inherent property of the chip (as such, many Bayer cameras have greater color accuracy than Sigma's Foveon bodies). I would, though, claim a greater possibility for more tonal variations within a specific color range due to the high overlap of colors in the chip compared to more narrow color cutoff of Bayer filtration.

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