Kodak DCS Pro 14n Digital SLRKodak's latest digital SLR brings full-frame, 13.7 megapixel resolution to market for under 5,000.
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Pro 14n Sample ImagesReview First Posted: 03/23/2003
NOTE: The unit I've tested at this point was a prototype camera, so I don't have my usual assortment of standardized test images for you yet - I'll let the full battery of those shots wait until I get a production model of the 14n to work with.
I have prepared some pretty extensive analysis pages for you though, comparing the Kodak 14n with the Canon EOS-1Ds as well as an assortment of random images that news editor Mike Tomkins and I shot with a prototype Kodak 14n when we went to the PMA show in Las Vegas the first week of this month (March, 2003). Enjoy!
|The "Silos" shot: Resolution and aliasing. Also some discussion of low-contrast detail rendition.|
|Portraits under a studio strobe system: Skin tones and detail. Some further examples and analysis regarding low-contrast detail vs. noise reduction.|
|The "Davebox": Color rendering and a detailed noise analysis. (Some low-light shots as well.)|
|Wide angle test: Some comparison shots with the same Sigma 14mm f/2.8 ultra-wide lens on both cameras. Chromatic aberration and other distortions.( Do microlenses aggravate wide-angle lens distortion?)|
|Resolution Target: Comparison of ISO-12233 res targets, including shots with an "exclusive" 2x res target. (These cameras have now outstripped the capabilities of the standard 12233 target.)|
|Random shots from Las Vegas: Some other shots (a mixture of daytime shots of Sony's hot-air ballooning press event and some night shots of the 'Vegas strip), plus my initial impressions of the 14n.|
Top 3 photos this month win:
1 Canon PIXMA PRO-100
2 Canon PIXMA MG6320
3 Canon PIXMA MG5420