How does the D3 achieve such high ISO?

Started Feb 17, 2008 | Discussions thread
Scott Larson Veteran Member • Posts: 6,998
Re: How does the D3 achieve such high ISO?

JohnK wrote:

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.

I've seen several D3 shots at ISO 12800 that were acceptable for many uses like newspaper photography, surveillance, private investigation and even small prints.

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