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The "death" of the D3x ??

LuisGonzalezLT

Macedonia, US
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"D800 low light is actually quite good"

LuisGonzalezLT Silver Member Nikonian since 04th Nov 2005
Sat 11-Feb-12 03:41 PM

Playing around with the D800 high ISO images that have been put out there I think that it is performing better at high ISO's than my D700 is, especially when you take a D800 full FX shot and down-sample it to 12MP.

I think what some people are doing is zooming in to 100% on these D800 ISO 6400+ shots and directly comparing them to a 100% zoom of D700 ISO 6400+ shots. That's not a valid comparison because if you print both to a 16x20, or down-sample the D800 to the same MP, the noise pattern from D800 will be much tighter due to the higher initial starting resolution.

Luis Gonzalez
Everlasting Photography, Inc.

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