D7100 Banding Issue...

Started Apr 15, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: D7100 Banding Issue...
In reply to Glen from Bedford, Apr 16, 2014

Glen from Bedford wrote:

I see subtle "banding" in normal pictures. By increasing the exposure, you can really emphasize how prevalent the issue really is. I can do the same w/my D7000 and nada… no “banding” whatsoever. It really irks me. The Nikon service representatives that I’ve shared this information will not admit to an issue but it appears to be quite common w/D7100 users… especially for indoor shots.

If you do the same, do you see “banding”? I’m curious. All I want to know… is this just a sensor related issue common to all or do I have a defective unit

Do show some samples. You can find a few by searching old threads, but the magnitude of the problem is relatively small and seems to be context-dependent (blown highlights seem to spill over somehow to somewhat amplify banding, "streaking"). I don't recall if anyone verified that the banding is the same on all D7100 cameras or perhaps some are worse than others.

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