Moiré disaster on the E-5

Started Jul 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
rovingtim Veteran Member • Posts: 8,644
Re: Thanks, everyone

Great Bustard wrote:

Well, there is a bit of color moire on the right side (his left) of the suit, so another camera might not have that issue. But it really is just a little bit -- no biggie, in my opinion.

For some people, colour fidelity is more important than resolution.

Not sure if you know this, but excellent colour fidelity and IQ in general (except resolution) at the sensor was one of the first claims of the new 4/3rds standard. It was one of the things that drew me here in the first place. And the E1 delivered exactly as promised.

While I don't dispute those who prefer resolution (even false detail if it looks 'realistic') over all other things except noise, it pleases me not that photography has gone this way.

Next time say something about Equivalence if you want a faster response.

I think 'moire' and 'E5' is a bit of lightening rod on this forum as well. Not that I'm trying to diminish the awesome power of equivalence to bring a response ...

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