How High ISO Has Revolutionized Photography – And Why Dynamic Range is Next

how high iso has revolutionized photography and why dynamic range is next

I was recently editing a set of photos for submission to my stock agency, when I realized how much my approach to photography has changed in just the last few years.

I think that this particular series of photos really illustrates how the ability to use high ISO has revolutionized photography in just the last couple of years, and why I think improvements to dynamic range should be the next revolution in photography.

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Magic Lantern Boosts Dynamic Range For Canon Cameras. As Easy As Flipping A Button

Magic Lantern are a werid creature to digest. On one hand they are not part of te official Canon team. On the other, they realese incredible features for Canon touching an all aspects of the camera, from RAW video to (the dynamic range enhancing) dual ISO.

Magic Lantern Boosts Dynamic Range For Canon Cameras. As Easy As Flipping A Button

Their latest announcement revels a great feature call ML ISO, as opposed to “Canon ISO”. (The develpment name is a boring four letters acronym: ADTG)

The method involves quite a bit of tech, which I dont full understand, but it involves changing the way the sensor is being amplified. Tests done by Canon Rumors member Marsu42 show improvment of 1/3 to 1/2 a stop of dynamic range depending on the used ISO. [Read more...]