How does the D3 achieve such high ISO?

Started Feb 17, 2008 | Discussions thread
JohnK Veteran Member • Posts: 7,162
Re: How does the D3 achieve such high ISO?

SDRebel wrote:

The jury seems to be in on the Nikon D3's successful implementation
of significantly higher and usable ISO than I can achieve with my
1Ds3.

You can believe "the jury", I'll make up my own mind. I think so what if Nikon cranks up the gain, the image quality at ISO 6400+ is not usable, IMO. Have you seen samples such as these? I'll pass.
http://www.pbase.com/swen67/inbox
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