diglloyd publication
Imagery: Auto - Large Table of Contents

Pattern Noise — Streaking and Banding (Picnic Table)

Here we have an about $6800 professional body that Canon claims to have exceptional pixel quality:

The images produced with the EOS-1D X camera's new sensor are so clean that files can easily be up-sized if necessary for even the most demanding high-resolution commercial applications.

Alrighty then. Can the 1D X make an image at ISO 100 that is free of pattern noise?

Test scene

Shown below is the scene as shot at ISO 100, 1/8000 second @ ƒ/1.2. Aperture ƒ/1.2 was chosen intentionally for a well-blurred background, to help reveal any pattern noise.

Article continues for subscribers...

Already a subscriber? CLICK HERE TO LOG IN

Since 2006, Diglloyd Advanced Photography is the authoritative review and reference for DSLRs and their lenses: Canon and Nikon primarily, but also Pentax and some medium format. Reviews of key DSLRs are included, but the primary focus is on lens performance. Also included is a wealth of technique and workflow approaches.

DAP includes thousands of pages of exclusive coverage and high resolution Retina-grade examples detailing Canon and Nikon DSLR bodies and their lenses, with in-depth analysis of sharpness and contrast, color, bokeh, vignetting, distortion, MTF, and flare, behavioral and practical usage.

  1. Explore the table of contents
  2. View Lloyd’s Blog
  3. SUBSCRIBE NOW for $ per year.
Canon 1D X Variations at ISO 100
Variants as_shot, +0_8, +0_8+100shadows available in full article

diglloyd Home Page | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY | Contact
Copyright © 2008-2016 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.