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RE RE Bit Depth
Steve Grey wrote:
>Kodak compresses to 10-bit print density (log). This is basically good
>enough. 10-bit print density actually corresponds in color resolution
>14-bit linear. But the logical units of scanning depth are 8 and 16 so
>they always talk about scanning at 16 bits.
Thanks for the refresher on the details...
>One important thing to remember when combining either CGI elements with
>film elements and/or film elements that are shot on different stock, is
>that grain is not grain. i.e. you need to choose a target grain style
>(based on the stock you want to emmulate) and add noise the corresponds
>in density and frequency to the target stock. Just dithering doesn't
>really get you this.
I agree, dithering will not compensate for grain structure.