The Naked Sensor by Sean Reid
New camera announcements and introductions over the past few months have brought us more and more models that either do not use anti-aliasing filters or which, in the case of the Nikon D800E, are claimed to function as if they had no such filter. For several years now, contributor Sean Reid has been arguing for the advantages of cameras without AA filters and encouraging manufacturers to seriously consider that approach. His thoughts on these recent developments can be found in his newest essay for this site which he calls, with some intentional hyperbole, The Naked Sensor.
Readers who find this article interesting should seriously consider looking into Sean's own subscription site, http://www.reidreviews.com where they will find some of the most insightful camera reviews and essays anywhere. His latest articles include an extensive look at how the Sony NEX 5n and the Ricoh GXR Mount A12 perform as bodies for "challenging" rangefinder camera lenses. He also recently published a comprehensive review of five 21 mm lenses on the Leica M9, a review of the Voigtlander 15 - 35 Zoom finder and updated his review of the Fuji X10. A full index of his articles can be found here.
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