pixel peep

pixel peep

slang To very carefully inspect, scrutinize, and correct the resolution, clarity, and quality of digital images or photographs. When I started getting into digital photography, I'll admit that I that I focused a bit too much on pixel peeping for a while. Later on though, I became less obsessive over technical quality and learned to appreciate well-composed photographs.
See also: peep, pixel
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I was a freelance graphics designer then, so I started to pixel peep on my shots, and explored more of my camera."
That results in increased noise in the shadow areas if you pixel peep. However, you couldn't even zoom in that far with almost any other DSLR, and if you process the image to scale the image down to a resolution similar to what you'd have on a different camera, the noise will tend to fade away.
More importantly, when we pixel peeped, the level of details is slightly (and surprisingly) better on the Redmi 4.
ISO 3200 looks incredibly clean, with noise becoming visible only when we pixel peeped. Even then, the absence of ugly chroma noise (red and blue dots) was immediately apparent and the noise was close to resembling very fine film grain, even finer than salt-and-pepper grain.