ISOless sensors, read noise and photography - many questions!

Started Oct 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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bobn2
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Re: full circle: "just raise ISO, when necessary!"
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boardsy wrote:

From http://www.sensorgen.info/SonyNEX-C3.html

- no visible benefit in keeping ISO at the low read noise minimum (800 for this sensor), and possibly struggling with a dim view/LCD in camera, and raising brightness later.

I'd be very interested if bobn2, Great Bustard, Gollywop, Detail Man et al would agree?

It depends on the scene. If the scene has a higher tonal range than can be handled by the 'correct' ISO, then there is advantage to using the lower ISO.

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