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Re: [OM] High-ISO performance Rant - Saying it with pictures

Subject: Re: [OM] High-ISO performance Rant - Saying it with pictures
From: "Gee Bee" <graham@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 07:35:00 -0000
> I've just about had it with this obsession with high-ISO performance and the
> common wisdom these days that ONLY a full-frame 35mm digital camera, such as
> the D700 is capable of being used at higher ISO settings.  Like any good
> feisty, Irish descendant I couldn't leave this topic alone.  So, out comes
> arguably the worse-possible professional DSLR ever made when it comes to
> high-ISO performance--the Olympus E-1.
> Maybe they are right--you've got to spend $3000 USD on a brand new camera to
> take pictures of holiday lights this year.  But then again, maybe not.
> Judge for yourself.
> www.zone-10.com

Hi Ken,

Very impressive. That caused me to rethink what I considered to be the received 
wisdom on high ISO settings. I posted it to the 
LUG to spread the gospel :-)


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