Long Exposures & noise... ISO vs shutter time

Started Feb 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
confyushis Senior Member • Posts: 1,070
lowest ISO = least noise

BlueTrain wrote:
So I guess i'm saying I can use a higher ISO to achieve the same effect (and less waiting around time) but which option would be best purely in terms of image quality (noise)?

if your subject is not moving and you have a good tripod (or other good support), you should consider using the lowest ISO you can to eliminate noise ... it is my understanding that cameras perform at their best at the lowest ISO ...

but if you gotta go, you gotta go ... crank up that ISO and fix the noise on the computer ...

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