> That sounds perfectly possible to me. Grain is a form of "texture,"
> and a textured backround will eat up a *lot* of memory (unless it's
> mathmatical--which grain isn't, AFAIK).
Exactly. Because the grain pattern is random, it doesn't compress well.
I was just pointing out an advantage of a fine grained film like Provia
which I hadn't realised before; that the higher resolution actually results
in smaller file sizes. This is perhaps counter-intuitive.
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