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This page shows another example of noise at ISO 200.
I apply my usual sharpening here in ACR during RAW conversion. This does dig out noise, because noise is detail.
This a very well exposed image, indeed it is an OVER exposed image for which I “pulled” by 1/2 stop in RAW processing. Thus, the noise should be as low as one could ever expect at ISO 200.
Even in the highlights, there is a faint graininess. Move into the darker areas, and significant noise becomes visible, particularly in the red channel.
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