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This page looks at image quality at ISO 100 with 14-bit lossless capture in a strongly backlit situation with the typical camera metering underexposure of nearly a full stop.
To retain highlights, it is often necessary to cut down exposure, which impacts noise in shadow areas. Plus the camera often screws the pooch with its film-age metering sensibilities (almost a full stop of dynamic range wasted here). How well does image quality at ISO 100 far when pushed to bring out shadow detail?
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