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  Re: photography to povcomp equivalence?  
From: ingo
Date: 8 Feb 2005 12:46:40
Message: <Xns95F7BF041BB3seed7@news.povray.org>
in news:Xns95F772E1020F3jgrimbertmeandmyself@ 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.


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