What really makes big sensors produce more appealing images? *Serious*

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Vlad S
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In reply to Pasmia, 5 months ago

At least in the images you have referenced. They are all highly processed. In addition, Shumilova is a trained painter, and I think a trained artist's hand does show in her photos.

I do think that people, who spend more money on their camera are also more likely to spend money or at least effort on learning more advanced postprocessing – that includes paid seminars and classes.

I also think that µ4/3 shooters worry about the DR so much, that they create grey, muddy shadows, with the intention of keeping shadow detail, but robbing themselves of the contrast. I think it's pure insecurity, because 4/3 sensors have been beaten up so badly for their DR.

That being said, I think I have seen some outstanding examples from the m4/3 system, that were bold, clear, and skillfully done.

Here's a few interesting examples done with 4/3 sized sensors:

http://500px.com/photo/55977356

http://500px.com/photo/49335446

http://500px.com/photo/16789449

http://500px.com/photo/24081801

http://500px.com/photo/37382784

http://500px.com/photo/55777792

Vlad

Pasmia wrote:

What I'm finding is that images from cameras like the 5D ii/iii, 6D, Leica M, Sony A7/r, D800/D600 are BOLD. Images seem to be wet, even on my computer screen. Images from M43 cameras seem to have a white sheen over them. It's like there's a certain "fill" that's lacking. Highlights are blown, shadows are muddy, colors are lacking, and there is no "POP" in the images.

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