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Sigma sd Quattro firmware 1.01. Shot with Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art.
This page assesses DNG processed via Adobe Camera Raw vs X3F processed with Sigma Photo Pro 6.5.0.
Beyond the look of the output files, there is the issue of the doubling of file size with DNG format.
Exposure: optimal ETTR exposure at ISO 100; both images pulled 1/2 stop. The Sigma sd Quattro has a very misleading “blinkies” display after making the shot that tends to encourage at least a stop of underexposure, leading to greatly increased noise.
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