snubbr.com

dSLR
Why is a dSLR better in a low light situation than a point-and-shoot with the same f-stop?..

Comments (6)

The size of the sensor... and the processor..

The sensor on a DLSR is 3-5 times larger that that of a P&S... so take 2 cameras with the same MP... say 10....

The size of the MP on the DSLR is MUCH bigger and there fore can handle light better... the smaller sensor will have issues in low light and cause the pixle to 'misfire'.

Of course the processor is far more advanced on the DSLR as well..

Hope this helps..

Low light = Nikon D300 or D3... best out there..

IMHO.

Judson CrosslandMember NPSACL Photohttp://www.aclphoto.com.

Don't Fear the space between your reality and your dreams... if you can dream it... you can live it!..

Comment #1

Better high ISO with way less noise in the dSLR. Allows you to shoot with higher ISO and faster shutter speed for sharper pics, compared to P&S.Carter..

Comment #2

I agree. Addtionally the glass is much better on a DSLR and the focus will generally be much faster in low light..

JimOlympus E-510 and a bunch of stuff to hang on it...

Comment #3

ACL Photo wrote:.

The sensor on a DLSR is 3-5 times larger that that of a P&S... sotake 2 cameras with the same MP... say 10....

Correction: typical DSLR camera sensor is 15(!) times larger than typical P&S camera sensor..

Edvinas..

Comment #4

Size of the sensor..

A c size sensor on a dslr is about 1inch X 2/3inch. the sensor in a p&s is about the size of of one of your fingernails, maybe..

The sensor in a dslr can simply get and hold more light...

Comment #5

The f-stop might be the same but the surface area of DSLR glass (diameter) is much larger than a P&S. So it can let in even more light. From what I've seen, f-stop works differently on the P&S vs an SLR because of the size factor: things are so much more scaled down..

So, it's not really a fair, or accurate comparison'OOOOOH, they have the Internet on computers now!' Homer J. Simpson..

Comment #6

Click Here to View All...

Sponsored Amazon Deals:

1. Get big savings on Amazon warehouse deals.
2. Save up to 70% on Amazon Products.


This question was taken from a support group/message board and re-posted here so others can learn from it.

 

Categories: Home | Diet & Weight Management | Vitamins & Supplements | Herbs & Cleansing |

Sexual Health | Medifast Support | Nutrisystem Support | Medifast Questions |

Web Hosting | Web Hosts | Website Hosting | Hosting |

Web Hosting | GoDaddy | Digital Cameras | Best WebHosts |

Web Hosting FAQ | Web Hosts FAQ | Hosting FAQ | Hosting Group |

Hosting Questions | Camera Tips | Best Cameras To Buy | Best Cameras This Year |

Camera Q-A | Digital Cameras Q-A | Camera Forum | Nov 2010 - Cameras |

Oct 2010 - Cameras | Oct 2010 - DSLRs | Oct 2010 - Camera Tips | Sep 2010 - Cameras |

Sep 2010 - DSLRS | Sep 2010 - Camera Tips | Aug 2010 - Cameras | Aug 2010 - DSLR Tips |

Aug 2010 - Camera Tips | July 2010 - Cameras | July 2010 - Nikon Cameras | July 2010 - Canon Cameras |

July 2010 - Pentax Cameras | Medifast Recipes | Medifast Recipes Tips | Medifast Recipes Strategies |

Medifast Recipes Experiences | Medifast Recipes Group | Medifast Recipes Forum | Medifast Support Strategies |

Medifast Support Experiences |

 

(C) Copyright 2010 All rights reserved.