Advantages of Foveon sensor Locked

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Just another Canon shooter
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Re: Advantages of Foveon sensor
In reply to Rudi, Jun 24, 2013

Rudi wrote:

The Foveon is able to give You all the values above, inbetween and below the RGB channels as a direct signal. No interpolation, no guessing or estimating.

It gives you the right RGB values in a wrong space. You are under the wrong impression that they are only 3 "basic" colors in nature, and the Foveon sensor can record them.

Imagine that there are 10 basic colors, we see C1, C2, C3 but your favorite sensor sees C2, C3, and C4.

Let me put it in a different way - there are many colors which we see differently, and the Foveon sensor would assign the same RGB values to them.

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