How little camera sensors have changed in 5 years

Started Sep 28, 2012 | Discussions thread
freddyNZ
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Re: How little camera sensors have changed in 5 years
In reply to gl2k, Sep 29, 2012

gl2k wrote:

Totally agree.

The biggest jump in IQ is from an old DX (eg D300) to a new FX system at high ISO and DR.

Wow, the D300 is hardly "old" DX.
In some ways the OP's heading is correct.

D2x -> D300 you gained about 1.6 EV

D300 -> D7000 - you gained about 0.7 EV, but a nice little boost at base ISO 100.

http://home.comcast.net/~nikond70/Charts/PDR.htm#D2X,D300,D7000

All other things being equal, FX will always have an advantage of more than 1 EV over Dx.

Of course if you believed every claim made in these forums about every new camera since the D1, we'd all be shooting at ISO 1,000,000.

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