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11-08-2010, 08:31 AM   #31

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pinholecam, great picture, but what is it?

11-08-2010, 08:31 AM   #32
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What I notice is much more shadow detail in the K5 image, but I also noticed that on the K7 you were set at spot metering and on the K5 at center weighted, which changed your exposure time and EV value slightly.
However, presuming you placed the K7 crop first as you did with the full image, the K7 has more detail at 100 percent. This could be because noise reduction was applied (chewing) on the K7, but not on the K5.
I appreciate your efforts here, but your control measures make the results questionable.
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QuoteOriginally posted by melander Quote
Here is a Iso 80 shot with 1041 seconds exposure, lens used was Samyang 8mm at f/3.5 so its a bit soft and the wind was blowing.

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And here is my fast edit of it
Was this with Slow Shutter Speed Noise Reduction on or off? I.e. did you have to wait for an additional 1041 seconds before you could look at the image on your camera or not?


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Slow Shutter Speed Noise Reduction was set to off and I could view the image the second I released the bulb.

Just let me know if you want another long exposure test, name your criteria and Ill try to make it real.

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pinholecam, great picture, but what is it?
if I am not wrong - new casino in Singapoure... developed by Las Vegas Sands...
11-08-2010, 12:36 PM   #36
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Excellent results melander and pinholecam - great job with both on showing us the lack of noise in these long exposures. The sensor is a winner in every category.
Could you please post 100% crops of these images to see the finer detail?
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pinholecam, Great shot of the Marina Sands.

The first time I saw that building it reminded me of some alien spaceship out of a sci-fi movie...
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Here is a 100% crop.

I have chosen what I believe would have been problematic on my prev K7. The light polluted areas just off the buildings. IMHO, much finer than K7.

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Ash: you can download the DNG and see for yourself
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Thanks to you both.
Convincingly good IQ.
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Everyone who contributed, thank you for the great shots and your time to take them. I ordered my K-5 today

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