D5 Vs D850 low light?

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JochenIs Forum Member • Posts: 51
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Currantos wrote:

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I am not sure of the impact of DR on this whole thing. I thought in low light settings DR is low anyways so is not needed? I thought DR was for bright sunny landscapes type shooting?

If the camera has low DR at high ISO it means there is more noise in the shadows. This can be very obvious if you shoot in badly lit scenarios.

As SushiEater pointed out use the DPR comparison tool to see it with your own eyes. Switch the lighting to "low light" and image size to "comparison" or use this link:
https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/image-comparison?attr18=lowlight&attr13_0=nikon_d850&attr13_1=nikon_d5&attr13_2=nikon_d5&attr13_3=nikon_d850&attr15_0=raw&attr15_1=raw&attr15_2=raw&attr15_3=raw&attr16_0=12800&attr16_1=12800&attr16_2=12800&attr16_3=12800&normalization=compare&widget=1&x=-0.8822904342292724&y=-0.19922291410375306

Notice that the faces on left show a big noise difference while the ones on the right only a small one? This is because the left side is darker. DR differences show in bad light in the "shadows".

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