Dynamic range and RAW file "bit depth"

Started Jan 25, 2014 | Questions thread
xpatUSA
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Re: bit depth affects PRECISION, not dynamic range so much

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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