Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/11/29

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Nikon's got something..........
From: leicachris at (Chris Williams)
Date: Sat Nov 29 13:11:16 2008
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2500iso is the new 400iso. Deal with it, move on, Leica, get some higher iso 
performance please!

Chris who just sold some 16x20 images shot at 4000iso hand held outside 
during a full moon in the Quarter.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "F?elix L?opez de Maturana"
Subject: [Leica] Re: OT: Nikon's got something..........

> >
>> I believe it is not the Sony chip. Sure they can charge over $5000, if it
>> > is
>> > good enough. Sony seems to have limitations above ISO400 according to
>> > reviews...I bet Nikon delivers clean files at ISO 1600. It also has a 
>> > crop
>> > mode at 10mp.
>> > Cheers
>> > Jayanand
> I'm actually using both the Nikon D700 *and* the Sony Alpha 900 with his 
> outstanding Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar 24-70mm f2.8 zoom and if Nikon images 
> at 3.200 ISO are almost usable the Sony has some quality up to 1.600 ISO. 
> Every sensor has noise at *all* ISO value and very often some guys see the 
> bottle half empy or...half full. Beeing the same sensor only the better 
> experience of Nikon making cameras may suggest the new D3x could be better 
> than the Sony concerning noise. Let's see.. To remain on topic I've 
> compared images from the Sony with th CZ zoom and the M8 with a Summicron 
> ASPH and surely due to the much bigger resolution the Sony images look 
> more detailed for me
> Regards
> Felix
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Replies: Reply from philippe.amard at (Philippe AMARD) ([Leica] OT: Nikon's got something..........)
In reply to: Message from felixmaturana at (FÂelix LÂopez de Maturana) ([Leica] Re: OT: Nikon's got something..........)