Sigma fp: What's the Point of 12bit DNG RAW? One is True HDR Video

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tagscuderia
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Re: Sigma fp: What's the Point of 12bit DNG RAW? One is True HDR Video
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bizi clop wrote:

... So I think 8 bits are not always enough.

But then you have to take gamma into consideration! Lifting shadows on an image that has gamma correction hard encoded is a bad idea.

Also 8-bit sRGB in general is perfectly good (8-bit ProPhoto, not so much), but it's an output file (both JPG and TIFF) not designed for manipulation.

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