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Kendall Helmstetter Gelner
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Re: One ugly JPEG encoder
In reply to Erik Magnuson, Jun 17, 2014

Erik Magnuson wrote:

Kendall Helmstetter Gelner wrote:

Can you link to an example from another camera that you find better?

Of course. I verified this before posting. Try the DPR samples like this one: (Q99, 2:1)

Or this one: (Q100, 2:1)

Another 20MP APS-C sensor: (Q95, 1:1)

Or even this one from a 1" sensor: (Q99, 2:1)

These might have some slight blocky posterization that's typical but not that grainy, almost maze-like structure.

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I don't find those better though.  The blockiness in the sky in those is to me more of an issue than the "grain" you see in the new Quattro samples (especially in the second link), though I still hope it can be reduced  somewhat from raw.

I will say though it seems likely Nikon et. al have a more advanced JPG engine than Sigma has, probably carefully customized for the camera.  But I don't think the result is "awful".

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