Nikon finally gets the noise down.

Started Nov 17, 2007 | Discussions thread
Amin Sabet
Amin Sabet Veteran Member • Posts: 6,763
Re: Any other questions?

John Sheehy wrote:

If you push an ISO 1600 image to 35000 or 70000, then the entire
image is deep shadows, as far as the original is concerned.

I wondered about that. Makes sense.

I have come to accept the idea that small sensor cameras don't have
any advantage for handheld shooting with a deep DOF.

I haven't really taken much time to analyze this, but the bulk of my
experience says that the greater DOF is a reality for small-sensor
cameras, in general.

I think so too, especially in low light. I plan to do some more testing, but I don't think ISO 4500 on the 5D can match ISO 200 on a Canon G9, or my Ricoh GX100 for that matter. I don't think it can match your FZ50 ISO 200 either, and that has a slightly smaller sensor still.

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