Posts Tagged ‘jpeg’

RAW Images

A RAW file contains the original image information as it comes off the sensor. No in-camera processing is applied. This will be done afterwards on your PC with special software. TIFF file only retains 8 bits per channel of information but it will take up twice the storage space because it has three 8 bit color […]


The most commonly used digital image format is JPEG. It is universally compatible with viewers browsers, and image editing software, it allows photographic images to be compressed up to 10 to 20 times compared to the uncompressed original with very little visible loss in image quality.


There are two ways in which digital images can be compressed: lossless and lossy. Lossless Compression Lossless compression is similar to what WinZip does. For example, if you compress a document into a ZIP file and later extract and open the document, the content will be identical to the original. No information is lost in […]