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    Re: Fw: Digital Solar Image
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2008 Aug 11, 15:30 -0400

    George wrote:
    > ... I've found that if I first save it,
    > then open it with Adobe Photoshop LE (a crippled version of the real thing),
    > then I can use the gain slider on its navigator panel to expand it up, and
    > the picture of the Sun remains just as "blocky" as was the original image,
    > allowing us to investigae the real picture of the Sun as it left the camera.
    > The blockiness of this picture is just as we would expect, and the curious
    > flame-like edges that the zoomed-and-smoothed images showed, are happily
    > absent. They must have been caused by a smoothing algorithm trying to work
    > its magic on an image for which it was completely unsuited.
    Keep in mind JPEG is a lossy compression. Each time a JPEG is saved it will
    get worse. Camera raw to PhotoShop would be a better choice.
    Bill B.
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