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Is FX "better IQ" just better DR or something else too?


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KnightPhoto Gold Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2006
Wed 02-Jul-08 06:47 PM

I see the D3 shooters almost to a man/woman talk about better IQ (and how they therefore shoot their DX body less and less these days).

Are they really just speaking about the results achieved due to the 1-stop better dynamic range of the D3 over the D300 (paraphrasing Bill Claff's measured results)?

I know noise performance is 1+ stops better and this can also be a factor in the total package, but aside from noise is the benefit just a result of Dynamic Range improvements?

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