On the dynamic range of RAW...

Started Nov 30, 2004 | Discussions thread
echelon2004 Veteran Member • Posts: 8,128
Re: Brian, I disagree.....

raw is the data straight out of the ccd or cmos or whatever the chip's called.
It's not a picture yet...

A Tiff is a 8 or 16bit RGB picture (depending on color space e.g. sRGB) using no compression, but the data has already "committed" to one of many possible inturpetations of the raw data.

Hmm, a bit vague perhaps but almost only true=)

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