Considerations for image capture..
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2021-01-26 Sony A1 Initial Impressions
Tips for processing high dynamic range images. .
Maximizing dynamic range and image quality by minimizing noise via multiple exposures..
Maximizing image quality, dynamic range, minimizing digital noise. .
Oustanding image quality, but with some limitations..
Improvements on the workhorse D800E..
D850 with the RGB Bayer matrix removed for a true monochrome sensor..
18 megapixel big black brick, Canon’s top of the line DSLR..
50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..
Includes: D3x resolution comparisons (res chart) with Nikon D3, Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, resolution comparison on outdoor shot with Nikon D3, large examples, large wildlife examples, Nikon 200mm f/2 VR on D3x, long exposure noise ISO series, D3x sensitivity on diffraction, D3x dynamic range at ISO 100 vs ISO 50, D3x vs D3 color and noise..
Noise performance of early 2009’ premier digital SLRs. ISOs from 50 through 25600, dark area noise, noise reduction effects, noise versus resolution. Can more smaller pixels beat fewer large ones?.
Nikon vs Canon: Noise and Sharpness.
Verions 2 — 36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..
36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..
Articles written for MediumFormat.com..
- Maximize Image Quality with Shot Discipline, Part 1: Introduction, Focusing (November 2018)
- Maximize Image Quality with Shot Discipline, Overview with Key Tips
- Maximize Image Quality with Shot Discipline, Part 4: Optimal Exposure (February 2019)
- 100 Megapixel Medium Format: Perspectives from Field Use of the Hasselblad H6D-100C (April 2019)
Phase One XF System, Phase One IQ4, Schneider Kreuznach Lenses.
100 megapixels in a body the size of a 35mm DSLR!.
Aspects of image quality..
Tips on getting the best results..
Image quality assessments..
- ISO Series from ISO 100 to 12800 (Dolls)
- Real World Dynamic Range: Lundy Canyon Boulders and High Clouds
- Real World Dynamic Range: Grant Lake
- Real World Dynamic Range: Kitchen
- Observations on Image Quality vs Hasselblad, Canon, Nikon
- SHOOTOUT: Fujifilm GFX vs Nikon D850 vs Sony A7R III: Sunrise, Lundy Canyon Waterfall
Ultra wide angle equivalent to 19mm f/3.3. .
Moderate wide angle equivalent to 37mm f/2.3..
How does the very best perform in the field?.
High performance moderate wide angle.
Performance both in the field and controlled conditions..
Tips on Getting the Best Results..
High end image quality, but what about lenses?.
Lens performance at 80 megapixels..
The Mamiya DL28 offers the Mamiya 645 AFD III, the new Sekor AF 80mm f/2.8D lens and the Leaf Aptus-II 6 digital back. Image quality is outstanding and the DL28 should definitely be considered by anyone looking into medium format..
Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .
Rethinking camera design as solving real-world challenges..
Untapped potential for greatly improved image quality..
Good stuff and not so good stuff..
Infrared Cameras Compared: Fuji S3 Pro UVIR, Nikon D70-IR, Canon EOS 5D-IR ..
4th Generation standard-setting camera..
Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..
Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..
High performance full frame 12-megapixel sensor..
Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..
Diminutive full-frame camera with 35mm f/2 fixed lens..
Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..
Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and shoot tiny camera..
Fast, bright and highly corrected medium telephoto..
A worthy upddate to the E-M5 with pro-grade build quality..
Superb ergonomic design in a compact camera..
Updated model with HighRes sensor shift mode..
Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..
Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Leica’s 28-70mm APS-C compact camera..
Foveon X3 true-color sensor for outstanding resolution..
Mirrorless Sigma Quattro larger APS-H sensor with interchangeable lenses..
Leica M 40 megapixel monochrome sensor..
Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..
Field shooting the Leica MM, and comparisons..
Fast and ultra high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2021-01-26 Sony A1 Initial Impressions
2018-11-17 Hasselblad H6D-100C Dynamic Range
2017-08-26 Nikon D850: Evaluating Noise Properly
2017-04-17 Fujifilm GFX Dynamic Range: Kitchen HDR
2017-04-16 Fujifilm GFX Dynamic Range: Grant Lake
2017-03-11 Fujifilm GFX ISO Series from 100 to 12800
2017-02-09 Reader Comment: ETTR (Expose to the Right)
2017-02-09 Hasselblad X1D: Dynamic Range
2015-09-05 “Window between Sony and Nikon D820”
2015-08-21 Sony A7R II: General Commentary
2015-08-11 Sony A7R II: Time for Field Shooting
2015-07-21 Will the Leica Q Kill the Leica M?
2014-07-18 Pentax 645z: Real-World Dynamic Range
2014-07-18 Nikon D810: Real-World Dynamic Range
2014-06-25 Nikon Announces D810
2013-09-04 Leica X Vario: Dynamic Range Outdoors
2013-07-01 Ricoh GR: Circular Ring Artifacts
2012-09-14 Leica M Monochrom Dynamic Range
2012-07-11 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Dynamic Range
2012-04-18 Reader Comments on D800, 5D Mark III
2009-01-01 Nikon D3x dynamic range and noise
2008-09-24 Canon EOS 5D Mark II comments
2008-03-16 High dynamic range with Photomatix
2008-03-15 High dynamic range
2007-08-16 More thoughts on 22-megapixel Mamiya ZD
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