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Color depends on its lineage


What does that mean?! JPEG above, raw below. Fuji X Pro-1, 35mm f1.4 lens, ISO 200 (base sensitivity of the sensor) f5.6 Well, these two images are from the same “capture” or press of the shutter button and neither file was touched after they were 1. a 1/950 of a second glimpse by the sensor, 2. a stream of 1’s and 0’s created from tiny pulses of current in 16 million also-tiny buckets on the sensor. (This is the raw” file because it’s unrecognizable as an image. It’s the elemental form, not yet an image) 3. sent through a chip in […]