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Nikon D850

The best becomes better..

Nikon D850 Image Quality

Oustanding image quality, but with some limitations..

Nikon D810

Improvements on the workhorse D800E..

Nikon D800E

36 megapixels in a compact full-frame DSLR..

Nikon D800 / D800E Image Quality Best Practices

Image quality best practices and how-to with the Nikon D800/D800E..

Nikon D800 Monochrome Conversion by MaxMax.com

D800 with the RGB Bayer matrix removed for a true monochrome sensor..

Nikon D800E vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Comparing the 2012/2013 high-res pro DSLRs..

Canon EOS 1D X

18 megapixel big black brick, Canon’s top of the line DSLR..

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

22 megapixel successor to the popular 5D Mark II..

Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R

50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Nikon D3x 24.4-megapixel DSLR review

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 ×4: Nikon D3x, Nikon D3, Canon 5D Mark II, & Canon 1Ds Mark III

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

Nikon vs Canon: Noise and Sharpness.

Pentax K-1

36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..

Pentax K-3 (APS-C)

23-megapixel APS-C DSLR with an unusual feature set..

Medium Format Magazine

Articles written for MediumFormat.com..

Fujifilm GFX100

100 megapixels in a portable package!.

Fujifilm GFX100 Focus Stacking and FOCUS BKT

100 megapixels in a portable package!.

Fujifilm GFX100 Image Quality

Aspects of image quality..

Fujifilm GFX 50S/R Image Processing

Tips on getting the best results..

Fujifilm GFX 50S Image Quality

Image quality assessments..

Hasselblad H6D-100C

How does the very best perform in the field?.

Hasselblad X1D Imaging Quality

Performance both in the field and controlled conditions..

Optimal Images from Hasselblad X1D

Tips on Getting the Best Results..

Pentax 645Z Overall

50-Megapixel Medium Format DSLR with Live View.

Rolleiflex Hy6 Mod 2 Medium Format System

Lens performance at 80 megapixels..

Lens and Camera Issues

Good stuff and not so good stuff..

Infrared Cameras Compared

Infrared Cameras Compared: Fuji S3 Pro UVIR, Nikon D70-IR, Canon EOS 5D-IR ..

Nikon D200 vs D2x

Vintage 2006 comparative review of Nikon D200 vs Nikon D2x..

Nikon Z7 Overview, Setup, General

Setup, IBIS performance, focusing..

Nikon Z7 Image Quality

Image quality..

Sony Alpha A7R III

Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..

Sony Alpha A7R II

Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..

Sony Alpha A7R

Full frame compact mirrorless with interchangeable lenses..

Sony Alpha A9

Blackout-free 20 fps speed demon..

Menus and Button Setup

How to configure the camera for serious shooting..

Sony FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Sonnar

Compact moderate wide angle for Sony mirrorless..

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM

Premiere mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.

Ricoh GR

Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 / RX1R

Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..

Sony DSC-RX100

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and shoot tiny camera..

Sony DSC-RX10 III

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and wide range zoom..

Olympus OM-D E-M1

A worthy upddate to the E-M5 with pro-grade build quality..

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Superb ergonomic design in a compact camera..

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Interchangeable lenses on a 16MP APS-C sensor.

Sony NEX-7 and NEX-5N

24 or 16 megapixels in a compact body with APS-C sensor..

Sony Alpha A6000

Value camera: 24 megapixel APS-C sensor with EVF and vibration-free shutter..

Leica X Vario

Leica’s 28-70mm APS-C compact camera..

Overview of Sigma Foveon Sensor cameras

Foveon X3 true-color sensor for outstanding resolution..

Sigma sd Quattro H

Mirrorless Sigma Quattro larger APS-H sensor with interchangeable lenses..

Sigma dp2 Quattro

45mm f/2.8 equivalent FOV lens..

Leica M10

Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..

Leica M Typ 240 Usability Issues

Specific issues affecting usability..

Leica M Typ 240 In Use

Overall design and behavior..

Leica M Monochrom (original)

Ultimate resolution in black and white..

Leica M Monochrom In the Field

Field shooting the Leica MM, and comparisons..

Leica Q (Typ 116)

24-megapixel fixed lens compact full-frame..

M9 Rear LCD, Image Review

Modern digital features lacking with the M9..

Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

Leica’s widest prime lens..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-09-16 Sony A7R IV 'Cooks' Its RAW Files, Just Like Its Predecessors

2019-04-11 Notes on the Panasonic S1R RAW RW2 File Format

2019-01-15 25% Off Coupon Code for Software by LibRaw: RawDigger, FastRawViewer, Monochrome2DNG

2018

2018-07-25 Nikon to Enter Mirrorless Camera Market (Updated with comments)

2018-07-25 Hasselblad PR: “Real World” Comparison: Nikon D850 with Decrepit Nikon 17-35mm f/2.8 Zoom Compared Without Format Equivalence or Validation of Basics

2018-02-09 Dual Pixel Raw Support for Canon 5D Mark IV from LibRaw (RawDigger, FastRawViewer)

2018-01-23 LibRaw (RawDigger/FastRawViewer) Releases Beta of “SonyPixelShift2DNG”: Makes DNG file from 4 Pixel Shift Files FAST for Direct Use in ACR/Lightroom

2018-01-22 The Tool I’ve Been Waiting for to Process Sony Pixel Shift Files: FastRawViewer/RawDigger Developers Release Beta of 'SonyPixelShift2DNG'

2017

2017-12-23 RawDigger and FastRawViewer Support Sony A7R III 'ARQ' Pixel Shift Files, 25% Off Both Programs

2017-12-22 Sony A7R III: Compressed Raw Gapping

2017-09-03 Nikon D850: RawDigger Support Available

2017-07-03 4th (Leica M10 at Saddlebag Lake)

2017-03-14 Optimal Exposure via ETTR Can Deliver More Noise Benefit than Medium Format vs 35mm

2017-02-09 Reader Comment: ETTR (Expose to the Right)

2016

2016-12-29 Color Fringing in Blue Light: Gains From Correction with Canon 11-24mm f/4L (5DS R)

2016-12-17 RawDigger and FastRawViewer 25% Off

2016-09-09 Potential Uses for Canon 5D Mark IV Dual Pixels as per Alex Tutubalin of LibRaw

2016-09-08 RawDigger and FastRawViewer 25% Off (plus Canon 5D Mark IV dual pixel findings)

2016-06-19 TIP for Leica SL: How to Fix Poor DNG Zoomed-in Quality

2016-05-13 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Mode has Color Problems, Definitely an Adobe Camera Raw BUG — 2nd Example

2016-05-12 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Mode has Color Problems, Definitely an Adobe Camera Raw BUG

2016-05-05 Sony RX10 III: About 10 to 12 bit Gradation, Perhaps 11-Bit Range: 10-Bit in General

2016-04-21 FastRawViewer and RawDigger Discount

2016-02-19 Pentax K1 Super Resolution File Format Details

2015

2015-12-05 RawDigger and FastRawViewer 25% Off

2015-11-09 Sony A7S II: Real-World ISO 100 to ISO 410000 with and without Chroma Noise Reduction (Campfire)

2015-11-09 Camera Histogram Bug with ARW Raw Files on Sony A7S II and A7R II

2015-09-15 Sony A7R II: Other Areas That Need Attention via Firmware Update

2015-08-26 Sony A7R II: RawDigger Special Display Modes Show How the File is Encoded

2015-08-21 Sony A7R II: General Commentary

2015-08-17 Sony A7R II: Long Exposure Examples at ISO 100, Including Raw Conversion and RawDigger Exposure Info

2015-06-13 Reader Inquiry: Banding, Posterization, Color Shifts (and the right workflow)

2015-05-16 FastRawViewer and RawDigger Discount

2015-01-09 HOORAY! Nikon First to (finally) offer a True RAW Histogram! (FALSE rumor)

2014

2014-12-05 RawDigger now has a Workflow Complement: Fast Raw Viewer + Discount on RawDigger for Readers

2014-12-04 Sony 11+7 Bit File Format: Gapping

2014-08-21 Nikon D810: Single-Pass Faux HDR in Adobe Camera Raw

2014-08-18 Understanding the Pentax 645Z Histogram (useful for any brand camera)

2014-08-11 Nikon D810 Dynamic Range: Best Ever in Any Camera?

2014-08-02 ISO 3200 on Nikon D810

2014-07-24 A conversation with Ming Thein on the Pentax 645Z and Nikon D810 and More

2014-03-06 Sony 11+7-bit Delta Compression Posterization Update: RawDigger

2014-02-14 Sony’s 11+7-bit LOSSY File Compression: 32-pixel Line Artifacts Clearly Visible on Star Trails

2014-02-12 Sony’s 11+7-bit Delta Compression, Posterization in Some Situations

2013

2013-12-05 Sony A7R: the Kitchen Sink Menu System Design Paradigm is Alive and Well

2013-12-02 RawDigger v1.0 Now Available in Three Editions (Recommended)

2013-02-11 Leica M Typ 240 / M240 Image Quality

2012

2012-12-13 Auto-ETTR Would Sure Be Nice — 2 Stops Below the Blow-out Was the Camera’s Advice

2012-12-02 Optimal Camera Settings for the Histogram Most True to the Raw Data

2012-12-01 Setting Low Contrast for RAW Histogram vs Live View Focusing

2012-12-01 ETTR — Real RAW Data vs Camera Info and Final Images, With Crops

2012-11-29 ETTR (Expose to the Right) — An Essential Skill to Master for Image Quality

2012-11-27 A CALL TO ACTION: Build Intelligent ETTR Into Digital Cameras

2012-11-20 Canon 5D Mark III: ETTR Study of Optimal Exposure for RAW, RAW vs JPEG Exposure Latitude and Sharpness

2012-11-18 Metering: Incident Light Meter or Camera Histogram?

2012-11-17 Nikon D800E: ETTR Study of Optimal Exposure for RAW, Exposure Latitude, Choice of Color Space, Noise

2012-11-14 Image Quality From Olympus OMD E-M5 (or Sigma DP Merrill, or any small sensor)

2012-10-21 Why Don’t Digital Cameras Offer a Perfect ETTR exposure?

2012-10-15 An Open Letter to Sigma on the DP1 Merrill

2012-10-13 Sigma DP1 Merrill — Exposure Bracketing and ETTR

2012-09-15 Leica M Monochrom Histogram Delay (Bug?)

2012-06-18 Nikon D800 / D800E Live View Tip

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