Imagery: Auto - Large Table of Contents

EXCERPT page containing first few paragraphs. 2019-03-25 03:58:29
UA_SEARCH_BOT_null @ 34.236.145.124

Mamiya DL28

Noise at ISO 50/100/200/400/800

Noise is not an issue at ISO 50, with superb image quality resulting, even for long exposures (up to 30 seconds) in very dark areas.

ISO 100 is very good, but dark shadow areas do give up smoothness and a certain clarity.

ISO 200 starts to look grainy; this is a threshold ISO—usable, but really the limit when medium format quality is still retained, and you give up a lot in the shadow areas, with a real loss of clarity and fine detail in dark areas.

At ISO 400, significant detail begins to be lost. For high quality work, it’s too far gone.

ISO 800 destroys a lot of detail; it’s like ISO 6400 on the Nikon D3 and looks not much different from a consumer digicam. Unusable for any quality work.

Article continues for subscribers...

Diglloyd Medium Format is by yearly subscription. Subscribe now for about 27 cents a day ($100/year).
BEST DEAL: get full access to ALL 7 PUBLICATIONS for only 68 cents a day ($249.95)!

Diglloyd Medium Format covers medium format camera systems, including the Hasselblad X1D and Fujifilm GFX.

These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).

  • In-depth lens evaluations covering behaviors not likely to be found anywhere else, based on real-world field shooting.
  • How to configure menus and buttons and best operating practices, gotchas and how-to.
  • Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens and camera behaviors.
  • Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to 28 megapixels filling up to 5K display, plus large crops.
  • 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.
Variants 50,100,200,400,800 available in full article

diglloyd Inc. | FTC Disclosure | PRIVACY POLICY | Trademarks | Terms of Use
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2019 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.