[Tig] jpg vs tiff, (OT), Glenn Chan
rob at colorist.org
Wed Mar 12 15:47:58 GMT 2008
On Mar 12, 2008, at 5:34 PM, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> I think that you are comparing apples to oranges. Detail is
> primarily dependent on supported frequency response (i.e. filters &
> sampling frequency), which has little to do with bit depth.
then that's the answer I was looking for, thanks Bob. Apples and
oranges come in many varieties, so I would ask are they navel/? or
> If you are viewing the result on an 8-bit (or less) computer display,
what is the spec of the display on a MacBook Pro? (non-glossy)
> Since GIMP only supports 8-bits internally, everything must be done
> while importing from RAW to 8-bit format (likely outside of GIMP
> using something like dcraw), with very little opportunity to improve
> things after the import is done. With GIMP you would likely have to
> try several import iterations until you are happy with what has been
I'll look into the various iterations of The Gimp's importation
options, hadn't thought of that.
> While I certainly agree that print and film require more depth, you
> are once again comparing apples to oranges.
so sorry, hadn't mean to do that.
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