Compared to...

Studio scene comparison (RAW)

See previous page for RAW workflow.

This is our standard studio scene comparison shot taken from exactly the same tripod position. Lighting: daylight simulation, >98% CRI. Crops are 100%. Ambient temperature was approximately 22°C (~72°F). Camera settings as per previous pages.

Leica M8 (RAW) vs. Nikon D200 (RAW)

Leica M8 (RAW)
Nikon D200 (RAW)
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Shooting RAW delivers clear resolution improvements to both cameras however the M8 still has the edge looking crisper and delivering better per-pixel sharpness than the D200 (although frankly it's advantage has shrunk quite a bit).