Sony A99 vs Nikon D600 First high iso comparison

Started Sep 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
Allan Olesen
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Re: Sony A99 vs Nikon D600 First high iso comparison
In reply to Ma55l, Sep 28, 2012

Ma55l wrote:

With so much to consider at everything that you do, it is truly amazing that you can put your pants on in the morning in less than 4 hours.

My guess is that he puts his pants on much faster than you do, because he does not waste his time searching for non-existant differences in leg width.

The boring truth is that all modern cameras with the same sensor size have almost the same low light performance. The difference from the worst (Canon DSLR and Sony SLT) to the best (Nikon DSLR, Pentax DSLR and Sony NEX) is approx. 0.5 stop, and the reasons for that difference are well understood.

Any test which shows larger differences is flawed, and those flaws are also well understood (comparing photos at different magnifications of the full photo or taking photos of the same scene with different exposure settings).

Those of us who have understood this do not waste our time searching for differences in low light performance based on random photos from different sources on the internet. We know that the size of the test error would be much larger than the actual difference between the cameras.

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