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MF Digital, myths or facts?

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MF Digital, myths or facts?
Collecting more photons
Comparing the top of the line MF back with the top of the line DSLR
Is Capture One better on IQ180 files?
A larger format is less demanding of the lens
The Really Right Stuff
OLP (AA) filtering
The 16 bit issue, truth or myth?
Do MFD have better DR?
MFDBs have better color, truth or myth?
Summary and conclusions
Are large pixels better?
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Experts's comments
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Many photographers find MF Digital superior to smaller formats. Many explanations are given some are obviously right and some are obviously wrong. In this article I'll try to look at some of the arguments and try to sort out if they fact, myth or reality.

Some of the statements often encountered

  • MFD has better tonality
  • MFD has better color
  • MFD has better DR
  • MFD has 16 bits
  • MFD have CCD and DSLRs have CMOS
  • CMOS has AA-filtering and CCD has not
  • CCD has better color than CMOS

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 December 2012 11:56  


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