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11-04-2015, 03:06 PM   #4936
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Ray, thank you! I am certainly so enjoying the K3, makes photos effortless, with nice results!

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By the way people: it would be interesting to see some images taken at "higher" ISO, such as 1000 and up, with no PP ... ?
Anyone here ... ?

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ISO 3200






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Nice shots of a very dramatic scene!
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Michael, high ISO can't get any better than that!

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ISO 3200
Excellent !!!
I gather there was no PP done (i.e.: noise removal) ?
If no PP was done, I would be totally amazed.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Rondec Quote
Nice shots of a very dramatic scene!
Thank you Rondec.

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Michael, high ISO can't get any better than that!
Thank you Carol, I would have never managed those with my K10D.

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QuoteOriginally posted by jpzk Quote
Excellent !!!
I gather there was no PP done (i.e.: noise removal) ?
If no PP was done, I would be totally amazed.
Adjusted colors and shadows, added clarity, and lens corrections. Not much you can do for noise reduction here. I have found the best thing is not let the areas start to black clip. If you have to bring the shadows up much the noise is awful. I had to use a tripod here with a cable release. Most exposures are around a 1/4 second. When shooting higher ISOs I tend to avoid really dark backgrounds and make sure the shadows do not clip out. I am no expert, I just learn as I go so I am sure there are others with much better advice.

ISO 200 with the Tamaron 90mm 2.8 macro, there really is no need to post process with lens other than color correction. A flash with soft box was used here.


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11-04-2015, 08:14 PM   #4942
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Samples at ISO 3200 & 9000 with K3

I've uploaded 8 images to my Flickr account in an album K3 High ISO for you good folks to look at. All were hand held. Four at 3200, four at 9000

A shot from below my house is in the album. You should be able to see the noise in the grey siding and the deck beams. This one is at ISO 9000.


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Adjusted colors and shadows, added clarity, and lens corrections. Not much you can do for noise reduction here. I have found the best thing is not let the areas start to black clip. If you have to bring the shadows up much the noise is awful. I had to use a tripod here with a cable release. Most exposures are around a 1/4 second. When shooting higher ISOs I tend to avoid really dark backgrounds and make sure the shadows do not clip out. I am no expert, I just learn as I go so I am sure there are others with much better advice.
That makes sense to avoid black clipping but then again, it is tough to avoid dark backgrounds when shooting dark scenes or at night/evening.
Thanks again for the images.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Canada_Rockies Quote
I've uploaded 8 images to my Flickr account in an album K3 High ISO for you good folks to look at. All were hand held. Four at 3200, four at 9000

A shot from below my house is in the album. You should be able to see the noise in the grey siding and the deck beams. This one is at ISO 9000.

Thanks for the photo and the link.
I'd say: not bad at all for noise levels !
I thought it would be a lot worse than that, especially at ISO 9000 !

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QuoteOriginally posted by jpzk Quote
That makes sense to avoid black clipping but then again, it is tough to avoid dark backgrounds when shooting dark scenes or at night/evening.
Thanks again for the images.

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Thanks for the photo and the link.
I'd say: not bad at all for noise levels !
I thought it would be a lot worse than that, especially at ISO 9000 !
I was very pleasantly surprised myself. I would never have thought ISO 9000 would be as clean as it is. The High ISO album has four at 3200 and four at 9000. The 9000 are the house and the head shots.
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Statue hands in Cordoba, K3 & Tamron 17-50/2.8, both wide open.


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ISO 12,800, no PP except straightening.
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ISO 12,800, no PP except straightening.
That sure shows off the high ISO!
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As long as the image is properly exposed high ISOs can be pretty good. The shadows do show some noise.
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1) locomotive, ISO 1600, no pp
2) Harley Davidson, ISO 3200, no pp
3) sand cat, ISO 3200, some cropping (above head), and a little bit each of: brightening, contrast, saturation (this image is, IMHO, still too flat - this North African cat is nocturnal, so they had it with minimal light)

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Sorry to be negative but I don't understand why people are afraid to use high ISO on the K3. I always shoot at high ISO when shooting weddings and concerts and it does fine. This shot was done with my K200D at ISO 1600 and it looks fine. The last one is closer to 3200. I've got many others just like it.


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2 more K200D shots at high ISO

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