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Old Apr 28, 2010, 2:48 PM   #91
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Here you go.

http://picasaweb.google.com/10843799...X5VComparison#

I realize the 2 cameras used different ISO settings. I have taken more but they are not on the PC yet.
Which photo is closer to the real-life image? Great shots by the way. I like the reflection on the pavement.
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Old Apr 28, 2010, 3:03 PM   #92
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Here you go.

http://picasaweb.google.com/10843799...X5VComparison#

I realize the 2 cameras used different ISO settings. I have taken more but they are not on the PC yet.
Thanks very much FiveO. Very interesting. Clearly better Hx5v. I can not check exif (sorry I donīt usually use Picassa, maybe these data are shown but i can not see) Both are taken without tripod? ISOs?

One question, have you compare both cameras without using HHT Sony feature? It is only to know if standard low light Hx5v photo is better or not than standard Lumix ZS7 low light photo.

Thanks, nice comparision.

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Old Apr 28, 2010, 3:34 PM   #93
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Which photo is closer to the real-life image? Great shots by the way. I like the reflection on the pavement.
Well it was well past sundown (hours) so it was quite dark. The Sony probably lightened up the sky a little. The colors on the house, lights, etc are more accurate on the Sony.

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Thanks very much FiveO. Very interesting. Clearly better Hx5v. I can not check exif (sorry I donīt usually use Picassa, maybe these data are shown but i can not see) Both are taken without tripod? ISOs?

One question, have you compare both cameras without using HHT Sony feature? It is only to know if standard low light Hx5v photo is better or not than standard Lumix ZS7 low light photo.

Thanks, nice comparision.
Check the right column and click 'more info' to view EXIF data. As above, I will post direct ISO comparisons when I get a chance but this at least gives you an idea. All shots were handheld and done using each cameras respective night modes. I have taken some on the Sony with/without HHT (still on the cam also) and the Sony's shots are still better in low-light based on the display. I have not viewed them otherwise yet. Again though, if you use a tripod, I don't think the Sony offers much (any?) advantage in low-light.
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Again though, if you use a tripod, I don't think the Sony offers much (any?) advantage in low-light.[/QUOTE]

Most of compacts users donīt use a tripod, so any advantages without it it is a great advantage

Thanks FiveO. We wait for your comparisions photos, for sure very interesting!
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Most of compacts users donīt use a tripod, so any advantages without it it is a great advantage
Yeah absolutely. I always bring a mini tripod along on backpacking trips but a night out with my wife or a trip to the museum, I won't have one with me. It's interesting watching the Sony do its thing also. It first displays a very noisy and unimpressive initial image. Once it has combined the 6 shots, it presents that image and you can see the difference instantly.
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Im actually quite impressed that you were able to do a handheld shot at 1/2 sec on the ZS7! Great comparison, thanks.
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Well the rain continues. It is keeping our part of Oregon very green. So we have to work with another indoor photo today. This was taken in our local super market's floral department.

Once again we used the IA Mode
ISO was set to Auto
WB was set to auto
No flash was used.

Here is the exposure used by each camera:
ZS3 ISO 400 F 3.3 1/25th
HX5 ISO 400 F 3.5 1/25th
ZS7 ISO 400 F 3.3 1/15th

Today we begin with the ZS3:

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Here is the 100% crop of the previous ZS3 photo:

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OK, Folk-

Here is the HX5 photo:

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Here is the 100% crop of the HX5 photo:

Note: I left the WB in Auto to see how the 3 camera would cope with the fluorescent lighting in the refrigerated flower case.

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