There's 14 bit, 16 bit, and so on Imagine having a higher bit depth of 12 compared to 8, is like having a bigger box of crayons, where you have more versions of each colour, ranging from light to dark.
Sign In Now. Examples are, the most popular codec used right now is called "H. While the colour information is termed "Chrominance", or Chroma. The reason I am mentioning this is because these containers are commonly mistaken for being codecs, which is not true, an MP4 file is a container for an h.
Scientists therefore invented a way to "compress" these files into small ones by throwing away information that have the least visible effect on IQ.
This ensures that the amount of pixels is not reduced. I think if it is variable, it's a subtle one. The examples are really good too, compared to similar types of articles I've read.
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If you are cropping into the image, then you will not be able to print so high, so take it into account. So noise performance is determined by how much noise there is, and how that noise actually look s. Nowadays, we have enough resolution to print bus-sized images; more than we will ever need. I feel this way too, even though I'm not sure if it's in my head or not. It really gives a crash course on the fundamentals of imagery.
A while ago, you had to really think about the image resolution.
A clear, well-focused image at the best resolution is key. Nonetheless, an important point of discussion.