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Old 13-01-2013, 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by LAW View Post
Sorry for my noobie questions but what about the 'Monochrome' option on DSLRs for narrowband imaging?

If each pixel picks up a different wavelength then narrowband imaging will not utilize all the pixels, I can understand that much, but does the Monochrome option that most DLSRs have allow the use of all the pixels or does it just artificially assign a greyscale to a colour image?
The colour filters are built into the sensor in a DSLR or OSC camera so there's no way to avoid their use. When you produce a black and white image from a DSLR it is, as you suggested, just mapping the colours to grayscale values.
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