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High ISO K7
ISO: 3200 Aperture: F4.5 
Posted By: milesy, 01-20-2010, 04:21 AM

HI all

interested on peoples thoughts of this image.....was taken as ISO 3200 in fairly dim light, the original image looked awful but ran this through Noiseware and and quote surprised at the finished result.

your thoughts???

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01-20-2010, 04:36 AM   #2
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Looks a bit soft to me. ISO800 would probably look fine--and the image would look sharper w/o post-processing. Under the same conditions you could have achieved the same shutter speed at ISO800, if you shot at around f/2.0. For a portrait shot, you'd also benefit with a shallower DOF.
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thanks for your comments.....i agree but i guess i was just playing with i said the pic straight from the camera was horribly noisy but was quite impressed with the finished product....yes it is slightly soft due to the noise removal but compared to the orginal image ........
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I think there's a little over kill on the NR, a bit of grain is ok. There is a plastic look to the face, especially around the eyes.


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thanks for your input

i do tend to agree with the plasticy look, but am still impressed with what the noiseware plugin can do
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It's a dark image. Too dark to appreciate the details, but I agree that they're probably softened due to the NR applied.
The shot would have definitely done with a bounce flash, but given one wasn't used here it's a decent ISO 3200 result.
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Hi, the problem of K-7 is not a sensor, but underexposure and the setting in jpeg.
Look at these pictures: eAndre - Pentax K-7 porównanie ISO jpeg prosto z korpusu. High ISO compare direct from body.

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