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05-16-2014, 12:38 PM   #1
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quick setting improves high-iso jpegs

I was test-snapping around the house with the camera's auto-ISO set to reach iso6400. I have NR set low to retain detail, but the screen view clearly shows some color noise. I changed the custom image setting to Muted, bumped the hi-low key up a bit, and the results are much cleaner - less colorful indeed, but I'll take that compromise. For times when the images really count the raw option is definitely best, but Muted jpegs are a fast answer when fast is important.

I don't doubt others know of this, but it was new to me

05-16-2014, 02:32 PM   #2
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This is a good idea - to tune it to your taste. I remember tuning my K-5's NR at each ISO shortly after I got the camera. I've long since forgotten about the settings, but I take advantage of it every time I shoot JPEGs (which is fairly often, actually).
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