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Which image has more noise, and why?

Floridian

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"RE: Which image has more noise, and why?"

Floridian Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Feb 2007
Mon 26-Dec-11 08:15 PM

>What about the noise in the music as opposed to the noise
>introduced by the amplifier.
>Doesn't the amplifier magnify the source noise?

If I think about it from the original photo question, the source doesn't have noise. The source is the light I am trying to capture with my sensor, and the noise comes from the electronics in the camera, starting with the sensor.

>This is pretty close. Before amplification, which had the
>higher noise?

Before amplification, both had the same amount of noise. Isn't that what you said when you answered "True" to my statement that the signal was masking the noise?

Randy

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