Not sure if you are referring to the amount of noise or the rarity, but if the latter that is absolutely not true. Older, rare, and in some cases new registrations have more lax standards applied to them.
Quoting mjgbtv (Reply 5): But is this old and rare enough? I don't know.
2005 and 43 images already on the db, so no, it is not.
dlowwa From Canada, joined Apr 2005, 7238 posts, RR: 32 Reply 8, posted (6 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 474 times:
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Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 7): Sorry, I'm on my iPhone and mistakenly quoted the wrong reply.
Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 7): Sun being low and shot at ISO 400 on an older camera doesn't matter to anet, I'm sure. We'd all like it to, but the when and how doesn't mean much to anet. Final result is what matters.
Ok, that makes a lot more sense , and you're about right with that.