[Tig] camera thoughts (was: Re: RED workflow)

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us
Tue Mar 31 22:55:58 BST 2009

On Tue, 31 Mar 2009, Adrian Thomas wrote:
>> Yes, there are standard ways to measure actual resolution ...
> ...total can of worms. Don't go there (as they used to say in the '90s). If 
> it's a Bayer design just use your knowledge of Bayer to infer an approximate 
> value. Much more bothersome to me is all the image data compression that's 
> used in a typical Red workflow - makes an SR camcorder look like a paragon of 
> virtue by comparison.

Maybe a total can of worms but shouldn't the camera owner (or 
prospective owner) be aware of what they will actually be getting for 
their money?

It seems doubtful that an analysis based on the Bayer design is going 
to provide a full/truthful story either.

Bob Friesenhahn
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,    http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/

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