Started Nov 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
Scott Larson Veteran Member • Posts: 5,940
Re: 8-bit vs. 16-bit

Press Correspondent wrote:

The problem with correcting JPGs is that they are 8-bit images and their histogram quickly becomes sparse during processing.

Yes, but that's just the histogram. It doesn't mean the effects are visible.

In extreme cases the posterization and other color artifacts become visible.

I guess I've never had an extreme case then.

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