Dynamic range and RAW file "bit depth"

Started 10 months ago | Questions thread
xpatUSA
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Re: bit depth affects PRECISION, not dynamic range so much
In reply to olliess, 10 months ago

olliess wrote:

It would make more sense to have wider spacing values as the values increase, e.g., something close to logarithmic spacing. (I believe this is what the old Compressed NEF format did with a lookup table).

Correct, see Bill Claff's article here:

http://home.comcast.net/~NikonD70/NikonInfo/NEF_Compression.htm

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