Category Archives: Photo Technology

Technical aspects of photography.

Ilford inkjet paper for photographers

I got a phone call today from Harold Schuurman of InktWereld.nl (a large local paper and ink distributor). He phoned me about my order of Ilford Gold Fiber Silk paper and about a brief e-mail exchange we had about its … Continue reading

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DxOMark @ 277 cameras

Click for larger image. Haven’t managed to updated the latest arrows (I do that manually).

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DxOMark @ 269 cameras

Here is another update about camera sensors in cameras as tested by DxO Labs (www.dxomark.com). DxO’s test essentially covers the noise and dynamic range of cameras – it doesn’t cover resolution, focus speed, ease-of-use, etc. Modern cameras span a range … Continue reading

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DxOMark @ 251 cameras

Here is another update about new cameras tested by www.dxomark.com. The test only looks at the noise and dynamic range performance of cameras – it doesn’t cover resolution, speed, ease-of-use, durability, etc. Since my previous posting, 5 new cameras have … Continue reading

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DxOMark @ 246 cameras

See http://peter.vdhamer.com/dxomark_nov13/ for the previous snapshot and some explanatory text. In this January update, ten new cameras and four extra labels were added. Sorted on descending price, these are: Sony A7 (a 24 MPixel full-frame mirrorless camera) Sony DSC-RX10 (performs … Continue reading

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Sony RX1r test image (1)

Sony RX1r raw image @ 1/80, f/4, 125 ISO. Using the 35mm f/2.0 lens (fixed lens, non-zoom camera). The shop in the middle is incidentally a building on 5th Avenue (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Scribner%27s_Sons_Building). The 100% crop below is 4000 pixel: straight down … Continue reading

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State of the DxOMark (camera nerdiness)

I updated my overview chart with available high-end cameras. See http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Camera-Sensor-Database for detailed benchmark results for specific cameras. As usual, there is a lot of interesting information in such an overview: Assuming you care about low light and high dynamic … Continue reading

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