Tag: sensitivity


Is the development of sensors going into the wrong direction because of the obsession with High-ISO?

Photographers who are old enough can probably remember the – by now discontinued – low-sensitivity slide film- and black-and-white films, like Kodachrome 25, Kodachrome 64 and Technical Pan. Those were produced for decades and had many fans because of their fine grain and the vivid colours, that is, the breath-taking reproduction of detail. Even though ...


The following illustration shows how photos are affected by different apertures values, ISO numbers and shutter speeds

Who has not come across this situation: a friend who only knows the fully automatic mode has realized, from one day to the other, that photography is great fun and that, in order to take his pictures “like a professional”, they now want to use the PASM modes exclusively. Since it does not make any ...