Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Night castle

Digital noise from the K10D is evident above ISO 400, sometimes inducing noticeable loss of sharpness. However, under certain conditions (which I have not thoroughly investigated), the high-ISO images can be quite acceptable. Take the following two photos of Sabugal Castle, shot at ISO 1100 and 1/20 sec.

Pentax K10D + Zeiss Planar 50/1.4

In the mean time, the new Pentax K-7 is said to have improved high ISO performance. We'll see...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I find visible noise has a lot to do with the chosen white balance.