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An over fertile imagination perhaps, all about the D400...

nrothschild

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"No Jim, I was NOT misleading..."

nrothschild Neil is an expert in several areas, including camera support Registered since 25th Jul 2004
Mon 21-May-12 11:50 PM | edited Tue 22-May-12 12:05 AM by nrothschild

You are just convoluting the numbers to justify the unjustifiable. The same way you changed your "DX requirements" with each post during our last go around in this thread.

These are the facts...

1. FX will always have a 1 stop advantage over DX when both cameras shoot the same composition fully framed. Period. Look at Bill's charts.

2. DX will NEVER equal the D3s high ISO performance, again, when both fully frame the subject. If it does, then Bill was wrong, DXO was wrong, and any credible explanation of sensor noise we have ever read was wrong. Or there will be a drastic change in sensor technology, such as the elimination of the Bayer filter.

3. DOF has nothing to do with the context of Jim's post or my reply. I have no idea what you are talking about or why you even mention DOF.

4. If you can't fully frame FX, then you will never have the "low noise performance of the D3s". The more you crop the noisier it gets (a great reason not to construct a general wildlife strategy around a 300mm lens when you have a perfectly good 500mm lens in the closet).

5. The D700 is only about a half stop better than the D300 when it is shot in DX mode and then the D300 is downsized to the same resolution. It is cleaner at 100% pixels only because it doesn't drill down as deeply. Jim just said he "will take the D700 performance". I doubt that he is after that half stop. I think he wants more.

Maybe I misunderstood Jay's context. But if that's the case it is up to him to correct me, not you. I used Bill's charts because it is implicit that all cameras are shot fully framed for those comparisons.





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