The 68% of professional photographers who said they continue to prefer the results of film over digital cite what they assert are such benefits as the superiority of film in capturing more information on medium-size and large formats, the ability of film to create a traditional photographic appearance and to capture shadow and highlighting details, the wide exposure latitude
of film and the archival storage abilities of film.
Like all AltaChrome sensors, the A337x-4T series boasts a low-power 20-bit iSoC architecture with 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC), high-sensitivity 4T pixels with wide exposure latitude
, and low power consumption.
CR's wide exposure latitude
allows radiographers to use a wide range of exposure factors, including too much exposure, without fear of repeating radiographs.
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Photoresists and Fine Line PWB Manufacturing" IPC Printed Circuits Expo Technical Conference, Long Beach, 1999.
Generally, color-negative emulsions (those used for prints) offer wider exposure latitude
than transparency (slide) films do; that is, they record features over a wider range of brightness with a single exposure.
Kodak reports the ERI technology offers "the convenience of JPEG with the power and flexibility of raw files." The main ERI benefits provide two f-stops of exposure latitude
, extended color space, high dynamic range with 36bit color image quality, and permits saving a minimum of four times more images in-camera than raw file formats.