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Comparing E-10 and E-20 Images


October 30, 2001

I'm sure that in a few months, this won't even be of interest to anyone, but today it seems that there are a lot of people who are concerned about the amount of blue channel noise the E-20 may have compared to the E-10. This is sort of interesting because I remember all the flap from a year ago was on this same subject. My opinion is that the E-20 presents almost identical image quality to the E-10, just more of it.

Below you will find shots that were specifically taken to get as much sky noise as possible. Also shots that were intended to cause chromatic aberrations. In each case, I tried to shoot the scene with both the E-10 and E-20 within a few seconds of one another. All images were saved in the camera as 8:1 compression JPEG files. The thumbnails will return the original file - only the first set have been altered in any way (they were rotated).

The EXIF headers are still in the original files you you can open them up and see all the camera details. Please keep in mind that I've only had the E-20 for a few hours, and had only about one hour to shoot these images. You'll notice that I didn't even bother to set the time and date on the E-20 because I was loosing light fast and wanted to get at least a few shots today.

A_E10.JPG
A_E10.JPG

584.94 Kb
1680 x 2240
A_E20.JPG
A_E20.JPG

806.76 Kb
1920 x 2560
 
B_E10.JPG
B_E10.JPG

696.50 Kb
2240 x 1680
B_E20.JPG
B_E20.JPG

1223.61 Kb
2560 x 1920
 
C_E10.JPG
C_E10.JPG

779.66 Kb
2240 x 1680
C_E20.JPG
C_E20.JPG

1192.17 Kb
2560 x 1920
 
D_E10.JPG
D_E10.JPG

760.21 Kb
2240 x 1680
D_E20.JPG
D_E20.JPG

1186.13 Kb
2560 x 1920
 
E_E10.JPG
E_E10.JPG

738.80 Kb
2240 x 1680
E_E20.JPG
E_E20.JPG

1199.74 Kb
2560 x 1920