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Re: A Monochrom(e) Oly?

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Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
Film is king however due to the non linear transfer function, approaching an S shape. Unless crack-handed it's difficult to blow the highlights and the DR is phenomenal of course.
I don't think it's true to say that film DR exceeds digital. This rather long and technical article by Roger Clark clearly shows that digital DR is significantly better than both slide and negative film:

http://www.clarkvision.com/articles/...#dynamic_range

The graph below is his summary of effective IQ of various cameras compared to various types of film:

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