Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/21

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Subject: [Leica] new 1ds mark II
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Tue Sep 21 18:44:05 2004
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On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 18:12, Adam Bridge wrote:
> But this isn't out of line for scanned film at all! In fact a full
> frame scan of 35mm in 16-bit color is going to be on the neighborhood
> of 120MB/image. 

The 1DsII is 12-bit (4992 x 3328).

> But where are you getting a full-frame image of 50MB?

That's what I read. Seemed to make sense to me since my Nikon SC 5000 ED
puts out a 60ish MB file @ 4000dpi/16bit color (3,946 x 5,959).

> The RAW file for the camera is going to match the pixel-count or
> roughly 17 MB/image. They'll expland a lot after you process them in
> your RAW converter and move them into 16-bit space for real work.

> I think it's not as bad as your back-of-the-envelop computations suggest.
> Adam

So, how big do you estimate them to be? Do I need a new pencil?


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