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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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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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DxOMark Camera Sensor article (v2.0 and v2.0.1)

I have been working on an update to my original DxOMark article. That update has just been published on Luminous Landscape, a well-known photography site operated by the Canadian landscape photographer and publicist Michael Reichmann. A slightly newer version of … Continue reading

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Fuji’s Organic Sensor Technology

In 2009, Fujifilm was granted a patent on an organic layer to improve CMOS image sensor performance. The thin organic layer converts incoming light to electrical charge (like a solar cell) that is then detected by more or less conventional … Continue reading

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Notes on a tutorial about image sensor noise

During late 2009 and all of 2010, Albert Theuwissen published an 26-part series of postings on image sensor noise on his Harvest Imaging website. The series explores various sources of image sensor noise and their relationship to signal strength. The … Continue reading

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