in news:Xns95F772E1020F3jgrimbertmeandmyself@188.8.131.52 Le Forgeron
> All digital camera do compress (with loss).
No, SLR's and the top viewfinder cameras support a 'raw' format that is
uncompressed. It is kind of a direct output of the sensor. With the right
software these data can be turned into (at least) 12 bit colour images.