Crop Factor, Low Light and Aperture with m4/3 lenses? Part 2

Started Jun 16, 2014 | Discussions thread
Anders W Forum Pro • Posts: 21,468
Re: Anders, do you have the cameras and results again?

Bhima78 wrote:

I remember we all picked the lower res one as the better image in terms of noise, but I'd like the conclusion you made if you have it.

They were essentially the same res so that differences in this regard wouldn't complicate things. The poll was about signal-noise performance in the highlights and midtones (SNR 18%) versus signal-noise performance in the darker tones (DR). The latter was perceived as the more important factor by the large majority. Here's the poll report:

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Olympus E-M1 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS Panasonic Lumix G Vario 7-14mm F4 ASPH +28 more
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