Re: Wide-Angle or High ISO which is of greater importance?
Originally Posted by Astin
I had similar question as u few months back. I also like to shoot with friends during dinner or outing.
Finally I picked the Fuji F30 instead of the Panasonic wide angle. I observed that, for most compacts the flash power is about 3-5m, even with 28mm wide angle if u shoot a group photo the flash power is still not enough to brighten up the whole group, u tend to move backward a bit more, then the result is still dark, and Panasonic sensor at high ISO cannot perform well. As for Fuji, I can move back a bit more with 35mm and increase ISO to 800, I can still take the group photo and capture the background as well (hence the background not completely dark).
Is the noise visible at iso 800 or higher if you print 4R photos?