Nice. Now let’s see it at ISO 16,000 and 1/160 on the
same sensor. Better yet, ISO 12,800, 1/500 and f2 (or
1/250 a f2.8) because that’s the typical indoor, low light,
subject in action conditions I mean when I say high ISO,
low light, and I recommend large sensors and fast lenses
Here ya go. ISO 12,800, f:2.2@1/125. I know you wanted
1/500 sec and so I asked the venue to turn on a few more
lights, but they gave me a weird look .... so, no 1/500 :-(
There are no noise fixers involved here. It's "au naturale".
One possible "fix" would be to update the tech, as this is a
couple generations behind ... like replace the old GX7 with
a new GX9. But OTOH, why mess with perfection ?
Now, I appreciate that you love your bigger sensors and
fancy noise fixers, so the second image
is especially for
you. Again, I couldn't get you your 1/500 sec ... it's only
a 2.8 lens ... but here's your 24x36 sensor at ISO 10,000.
Not the latest tech, but more recent and with multi image
noise tech ... so the noise doesn't wake the neighbors ;-)
And the moral of the story is: No matter what size sensor
and what noise tech you bring, you'll always wind up with
a weird expression on the drummer. So sensor size simply
does NOT matter !