The RAW Goods – Nokia 1020 Raw Capture

If you read my write-up on the camera in the Nokia 1020 from back in November, you’ll know that I found a number of shortcomings with it.  At that time, I noted that there would be a firmware update coming that would give RAW capture to the phone in the form of DNG.  It was called the Lumia Black update. Continue reading

Basics of Image Noise

Noise in images seems to create a fair bit of confusion.  In particular the whats and whys of noise in images.

Noise is often referred to as the digital equivalent of grain in film.  The thinking is that noise sort of resembles film grain.  Well, no, it doesn’t really.  Not if you look at it moderately closely. Continue reading