Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
07-05-2008, 07:16 PM   #1
Senior Member
joefru's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: South Louisiana
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 210
Is DFS necessary?

Last night was my best fireworks night ever, photography-wise. One of the best things was being able to turn off dark frame subtraction on the K10D. I figured I'd do the noise reduction in post. But I didn't need to! I don't see a lick of noise in any of my shots. Take this one for example:


That's a six-second exposure. Look at the full version and try to find the noise. Straight from camera JPG, cropped.

07-05-2008, 08:02 PM   #2
Veteran Member
alohadave's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Quincy, MA
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 2,024
I didn't use NR with mine either, and ACR seems to have removed the hot pixels that my K100DS gets during long exposures.

07-05-2008, 08:20 PM   #3
Loyal Site Supporter




Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Cape Breton Island
Posts: 510
Wow, I'm impressed! I love fireworks. I'm curious what lens did you use and at what aperture and also did you go with a high ISO?
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, dslr, night, noise, photography
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
K5: DFS can be switched off? blende8 Pentax News and Rumors 47 05-10-2012 07:27 AM
K5 - NR and DFS - can it be turned off Mortox Pentax K-5 2 11-02-2010 07:56 PM
DFS hack eccentricphotography Pentax DSLR Discussion 24 10-12-2010 11:08 AM
DFS question WillCarney Pentax DSLR Discussion 8 11-20-2009 06:03 PM
K-7 long exposures without DFS SelrahCharleS Pentax DSLR Discussion 1 07-22-2009 04:01 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:09 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top