Dynamic Range -- what it is, what it's good for, and how much you 'need'

Started Oct 17, 2011 | Discussions thread
Nemianiu Skqergl
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Re: Some of those links were interesting
In reply to Great Bustard, Oct 18, 2011

Great Bustard wrote:

That said, Canon does make the best pixels in the business, ...

One big challenge for Canon is QE (Quantum Efficiency -- the proportion of light falling on the sensor that gets recorded by the sensor). The 5D2 has a QE of 33% compared to the 57% of the D3s -- that's almost a full stop advantage for Nikon.

overall qe is more important than further reductions in pixel read noise. nikon makes the best pixels in the business. panasonics new ones are also good - as good as canon overall.

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