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robertmwilliams

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I think I did everything I could to make this shot NOT come out at all.
Manual focus with an adapted 30+ year old macro lens, no image stabilization, hand held, 1/60th second, ISO 3200, through glass and no flash.
Its not great by any stretch, but it is serviceable.

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Durham Nature Science Center - 12 - SONY NEX-5N by Robert M. Williams, on Flickr
 

Phoenix

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Nice image Robert, I think I'm also being influenced by Dixie as she is practising one of my favourite hobbies :D
 

Amin Sabet

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Very cute kitty, and impressive high ISO performance. There is no greater challenge for a sensor at high ISO than dark fur in low light.
 

jebuskrust

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This is one picture shot through 3 layers of glass (security windows, etc) with almost no light at all but just few lamps behind me. ISO 1600
Picture is SOOC

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Amin Sabet

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Just a Halloween snap of my two boys, Harry and Darth (NEX-C3 ISO 1600 pushed during RAW processing):

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dbmiller

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ISO 6400 sample

Camera was on table so that lower ISO values possible, but at the cost of slower shutter times.

This was f4 @1/40th

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Dioptrick

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^ Wow, I've never gone beyond ISO3200 on the NEX, thinking that's the usable threshold - but my, my... ISO6400 is still decent!!

I wonder if Pete (the OP) ever did get a NEX in the end?
 

unlo

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ILCE-7M2    ----       f/1.0    1/60s    ISO 1000

been playing with some new software / techniques for processing 'high iso' images
 

AlwaysOnAuto

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ILCE-7M2    FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS    70mm    f/5.6    1/30s    ISO 6400

I guess 'high' ISO is all relative.
 

Thad E Ginathom

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been playing with some new software / techniques for processing 'high iso' images
I don't know whether I'm more astonished that you photographed that tomato, or that I never thought of photographing a tomato! Super shot. If I can't think outside my box, then I need a bigger box to think in. Seeing pictures like this helps me to know there's a whole wide world out there :)
 

Richard Crowe

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Oliver in dog bed beneath my desk. I shot this at ISO 51,200 using the Sony A7iii and Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 lens: 1/640 second at f/5.6. Global noise reduction in NIK Dfine-2 and a bit of selective brightening over eyes...
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ILCE-7M3    E 28-75mm F2.8-2.8    59mm    f/5.6    1/640s    ISO 51200

Although I would never shoot a serious image at ISO 51,200, this one is surprisingly not that bad!

This one is at a ridiculous 204,800 using 1/3,200 at f/5.6
OLIVER ISO 204,800_2297.jpg
ILCE-7M3    E 28-75mm F2.8-2.8    69mm    f/5.6    1/3200s    ISO 65535


I am of an age when I first began photography the fastest Kodak film was Super-XX at an astounding ASA (= ISO) 125 :yahoo:

Actually, when I pushed Super-XX one stop to ASA 250 - the results were not much worse than the above :cautious:
 
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Richard Crowe

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ILCE-6600    E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS    97mm    f/5.0    1/100s    ISO 6400
Oliver and Robin at ISO 6300 with A6600 and 70-350mm lens
 

Biro

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Oliver in dog bed beneath my desk. I shot this at ISO 51,200 using the Sony A7iii and Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 lens: 1/640 second at f/5.6. Global noise reduction in NIK Dfine-2 and a bit of selective brightening over eyes...
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Although I would never shoot a serious image at ISO 51,200, this one is surprisingly not that bad!

This one is at a ridiculous 204,800 using 1/3,200 at f/5.6
View attachment 110516

I am of an age when I first began photography the fastest Kodak film was Super-XX at an astounding ASA (= ISO) 125 :yahoo:

Actually, when I pushed Super-XX one stop to ASA 250 - the results were not much worse than the above :cautious:

Now THAT's high ISO! :thumbup:
 

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