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Trying to figure out why pics look grainy despite being

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Hello. Trying to figure out why pics look grainy despite being 3.5mg. Here are the stats for one of them: Dimensions - 2592x3871; Device Make: Nikon; Device Model: Nikon D200; Color Space: RGB; Color profile: sRGB IEC61911-2.1; Focal length: 19; No alpha channel or red eye; F number: 16; Exposure program: 2; Exposure time: 1/1,000.
Help?
Thank you,
Ingerlene Frick
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Neil replied 1 year ago.

Hi

What Iso are you using? A high Iso will cause the photos to become grainy...

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is set on "H 1.0". Is that high?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have to leave my computer right now. Will check back in later to see if you've answered. Thank you!
Expert:  Neil replied 1 year ago.
H 1.0 is an Iso of 1600 which is high...
Use a setting of L1.0 which is an Iso of 100..
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will try that. Thank you!
Expert:  Neil replied 1 year ago.
Try to use as low an Iso as you can, adjust the Iso up only in low light situations..
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