What is this waxy look people are talking about?

Started May 12, 2017 | Discussions thread
Derek49 Regular Member • Posts: 428
Re: What is this waxy look people are talking about?

herc182 wrote:

Hi

I just got the xt20 and see a lot of reports on the forum and elsewhere about waxy jpeg.

Question - what does that look like? Is it Iso sensitive and does it appear in raw? Basically not sure what the fuss is about. Thanks

Couple of samples from DPR's X-E2 review

SOOC Jpeg ISO 6400:

https://www.dpreview.com/files/p/articles/2486086047/samples/HighISO/DSCF4735.jpeg

Raw conversion:

https://www.dpreview.com/files/p/articles/2486086047/samples/HighISO/DSCF4689.acr.jpeg

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