Some time ago, I bought a Nikon Coolpix S8000, with big satisfaction for daylight shoots, but in using it I realized that my night shoots were more frequent than I expected. I tried to use it by ...
I shot many long exposure photos (from 5 minutes to 30 minutes) back in December of 2010 with a two month-old Nikon D7000 and Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 lens. The photos I took had very little noise. I ...
Sensor noise is a random variation in pixel values, but what kind of random is it? Does it follow a normal distribution, one of the gamma distributions, or something funky like an F distribution? ...
I'm just looking for what's the best technique to test for noise on a camera. Like what settings are best? What type of photo is best? What lenses should I test with? Like those sorts of things. ...
This is a followup question to Why is the blue channel the noisiest?. The simple answer to that question is that sensors are less sensitive to blue, and therefore require more amplification, which ...
It is widely observed that the blue channel in digital cameras is the noisiest. I've certainly noticed that with my camera. Why is this? Is it an artifact of some particular technology (e.g. Bayer ...
I've found out that some of photos take with my 5D MkII have more shadow noise than I like. I know there are some obvious settings that affect this, such as ISO a noise reduction settings. But there ...