DXOMark just tested the D3X

Started Jan 15, 2009 | Discussions thread
steras Senior Member • Posts: 1,081
Re: such dynamic range improvement unexpected

Taikonaut wrote:

mesija wrote:

Nothing comes close in dynamic range from direct competitors. I was
expecting something in the sony alpha 900 range.

Really amazing overall.

The true value of DR is the ability to retain IQ consistency and
details at high ISO. Having measurable superiority in low ISO, ie ISO
100-400 does not translate into visible image difference due to the
fact IQ DR is already at a high enough level detail and colour
retention. The only way of seeing better DR at low ISO is 16-bit.

Actually when you consider the price differences I am a bit
disspointed with D3x DR at ISO 800 and above. This is were better DR
really matters which D3x drops behind the 5DMk2.

Your argument would hold true if you disconnect from the truth...The D3X is a low ISO camera. The high ISO is left to the D3/D700.

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