EXCERPT page containing first few paragraphs. 2021-06-16 10:27:17
UA_SEARCH_BOT_null @ 18.104.22.168
This comparison was shot three times over three consecutive days to confirm the differences observed here (ISO 3200 was also shot, no change in focus just a change in ISO and shutter speed). The differences discussed are entirely consistent each day, and are also seen in the color cast in the RawDigger info window.
Both cameras set to 14-bit lossless-compressed NEF. Shot at f/5.6 using the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon.
Questions addressed here include:
- Is there any difference in D810 versus D800E sharpness? Not necessarily peak sharpness but “through” sharpness. First investigated in Nikon D800E vs Canon 5D Mark III: Sharpness, against the Canon 5D Mark III.
- For the D810, is ISO 64 the same sharpness as ISO 100, slight noise differences aside? In short, is it a true ISO with no negative downside.
Article continues for subscribers...
Diglloyd Advanced DSLR is by yearly subscription. Subscribe now for about 16 cents a day ($60/year).
BEST DEAL: get full access to ALL 8 PUBLICATIONS for only 68 cents a day ($249.95)!
Diglloyd DAP is DSLR-oriented, but also contains workflow and other topics. Much of the focus is on Canon and Nikon but also Pentax and Pentax medium format.
Special emphasis is placed on lens evaluation, focusing on Canon and Nikon and Sigma lenses, but with a few others like Rokinon/Samyang.
- Make better images by learning how to get the best results right away.
- Save money by choosing the right lens for your needs the first time, particularly some of the new Sigma Art lenses vs Nikon and Canon.
- Workflow discusses image organization, raw conversion and post processing. Many examples show processing parameters for direct insight into how the image was converted.
- Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to full camera resolution, plus large crops [past 2 years or so].
- Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens behavior you won’t read about elsewhere.
- Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
- Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.