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Private TIFF Tag WhiteLevel

TIFF Tag WhiteLevel

IFDImage
Code50717 (hex 0xC61D)
NameWhiteLevel
LibTiff nameTIFFTAG_WHITELEVEL
TypeSHORT or LONG or RATIONAL
CountSamplesPerPixel
Default(2 ** BitsPerSample) - 1 for unsigned integer images, 1.0 for floating point images

Description

Used in Raw IFD of DNG files.

This tag specifies the fully saturated encoding level for the raw sample values. Saturation is caused either by the sensor itself becoming highly non-linear in response, or by the camera's analog to digital converter clipping.

See also

DNG Specification