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Old Jun 6, 2006, 12:00 PM   #39
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Yes, there is a demosaic process and each photosite is only sensitive to one color.

But, you've got up to 16K levels of brightness stored for each photosite, depending on the A/D converter and final format.

According to Michael's article, a grain in film is either on or off. I don't know enough about film to know if that's right or not.

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