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Old Apr 20, 2012, 8:26 PM   #1
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Default Cardinal - Bit of Noise, But Still . . .

A most gloomy day today, and windy as all get out, so I am not sure if I have any killer shots. But I shot these through an open window at ISO 1600 and 3200 just to see how it would turn out, and thought I would share. FZ150, shot RAW, auto-tone applied in Lightroom 4, but no noise reduction, and no cropping. Turned out rather well I think. First one 1600, second 3200.

And yes, I know they can be cleaned up and all that, but wanted to show what can be done because some folk don't have noise reduction.

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Old Apr 20, 2012, 9:06 PM   #2
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For 1600 and 3200, I think these are very, very good! I get so much noise at ISO 400!
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 1:07 AM   #3
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Very interesting test Steve, thanks for sharing!
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Old Apr 21, 2012, 11:30 AM   #4
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Very impressive at those ISO settings.

Comments and suggestions for improvement welcome and appreciated.
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Old Apr 22, 2012, 5:11 PM   #5
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I think such noise for Iso 1600 and 3200 is very acceptable.
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