Not adding any pixels to the D800e Flickr samples I've seen.
SaltLakeGuy: I know this won't be received well, but come on now. I'm looking at the 100% view of these shots and there is either movement or a filter on them or the lenses just aren't that sharp. What gives? I have samples I could show you of Port Angeles and Deception Pass Bridge taken with the original Canon 1D pro body (4mp) and some L lenses that are legions better than what I'm seeing. There's nothing wrong with my eyes that's for sure. I'm mightily disappointed at these samples. If this is all the K3 can do than I don't see it being a significant move forward at all. My EM1 Oly has better output than what I'm seeing......
That's physically impossible, but thanks for playing. You cannot give away 8MP and sensor area and have as much detail, period. The K3 looks like a good 24MP DX camera. The zoom lens used doesn't do well in the sides and corners at 18mm, but neither does any other such lens. The individual pixels are visible at 400% through about three quarters of the frame, indicating that the lens is no bottleneck for the most part. The K3 puts considerable distance between it and any 16MP camera for fine detail, no matter how many times the 16MP fans chime in. Good job Pentax. Now what about the shadow banding we see on the D7100?
It's a really cool camera. Can't afford it? Too bad!
HawaiiVolcanoes: Nikon...please get your act together.
"HawaiiVolcanoes has not uploaded any photos to their gallery yet."More than a hint of a sulphur smell!
caver3d: Olympus is always the innovator with others following (Retro look, Live View, 5-axis IBIS, Sensor Dust Reduction system, etc.) . The Nikon DF and Sony A7 are retro ripoffs of the Olympus OMD series (E-M5 and E-M1).
Nukunukoo: Nikon is in financial turmoil, so the execs figured that it's better to release this niche product rather than the D400?
Guess you haven't been testing too many cameras lately, hah hah!
Reilly Diefenbach: "Its Four Thirds sensor is smaller than the APS-C imagers of its Nikon D7100 and Canon EOS 70D peers, but we think the difference it makes in real world shooting is hard to spot. You need to put the E-M1 up against a full frame camera to really see a significant difference in image quality."
If the Space Needle shot is any indication, the D7100 thoroughly trounces this good offering from Olympus for subjects wanting lots of intricate detail. It's by no means a difficult call. The bar has been raised and the price of admission lowered.
Space Needle, Raw Image quality, page 15, gentlemen!
I'm referring to the Space Needle shot on page 15 "raw image quality," you numbnuts.
"Its Four Thirds sensor is smaller than the APS-C imagers of its Nikon D7100 and Canon EOS 70D peers, but we think the difference it makes in real world shooting is hard to spot. You need to put the E-M1 up against a full frame camera to really see a significant difference in image quality."
Leandros S: As a noise reduction software, it's not price competitive.
$200 for D800 capability isn't going to work for me, Olivier. If the click count hasn't been substantially reduced under previous versions compared to LR5, that's also a no go.
If this isn't a great deal, I don't know what is.
Might want to try getting out of the city sometime, fellas. Lots to see.
groucher: I'm not sure why DPR have used ACR for the RAW comparisons - NX2 is a better RAW processor for Nikon cameras.
For some Nikon cameras. ACR is better for the D7100/D800e filterless items. Fewer artifacts, better detail. A/B them and you'll see.
Sharpness is out of the picture taking equation with the D7100 and just about any lens at its better settings, corners excepted on many. Now you've got only the subject to worry about.
That section of the photographic asylum where they keep the incurables :^)
Oh, get thee behind me, Satan!
That is just a terrific shot!
The inclusion of a VQA Canadian wine, very much appreciated:^)
Still 299, still way too much.
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