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This page shows examples using Sony pixel shift with good results and with problematic results, e.g., checkerboarding.
All images processed in Adobe Camera Raw from DNG output from a converter that takes the 4 input files and makes a DNG.
This page is a work in progress—more examples to be added now that I have a tool I can use to make DNG for Adobe Camera Raw.
Example — Newspapers
This is an ideal usage for pixel shift: extremely fine detail, metal texture, some dew on the metal, degraded plastics in the newsstand doors, pavement detail, etc. In those areas, pixel shift is a major win—read the news in The Daily Post for example—the type is readable with zero Bayer artifacts(zoom in). This is what one wishes for with pixel shift.
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