DXO DR vs Photographer's DR

Started Jun 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: DXO DR vs Photographer's DR

mvmv wrote:

DR max limits:

Bit Precision.............................Dynamic Range
of Analog/Digital Converter.......f-stops

12...........................................12
14...........................................14
16...........................................16

This is only correct when considering the DR of a single (linear) pixel. In practice, a more useful measure is the DR over an area of the image. Compare for example with film: What is the DR of a single grain?

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