Bit depth is a topic that always comes up whenever a new camera is announced. But what does it all actually mean? And why is it important? Given that most monitors can’t even display 14-bit images and jpg files are 8-bit anyway, is it even important at all? In this video, Matt Granger explores the topic, explains what it means, and why it’s relevant for your images (and video).
It’s an argument that’s been around for as long as digital photography. Should I edit in 8-bit or 16-bit mode? What are the benefits of one over the other and does it really make any difference at all? In this pretty in-depth video, StyleMyPic walks us through what it means and busts two of the most common myths surrounding bit depth.
Bit depth is a term we hear floating around a lot in the worlds of photography and video. And, with the latter of those two topics, many confuse bit depth with bitrate. But what exactly is bit depth? In this video from ZY Productions, we look at the topic of bit depth to find out exactly what it means, and how it affects your images.
Bit depth is something we hear spoken of a lot. When the Panasonic GH5 was announced with the ability to shoot 10Bit video, a lot of people went kinda loopy. Equally as anticipated now is the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K’s 12Bit RAW CinemaDNG.
But what is it? And what does it mean in real terms for your footage or images? Well, the guys at the Videomaker channel on YouTube have your back, and they’re here to explain in this 3-minute video.