All this negative commentary on the 5D Mk III has become a joke!

Started Jun 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
gigamel
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Re: All this negative commentary on the 5D Mk III has become a joke!
In reply to rwbaron, Jun 22, 2012

rwbaron wrote:

There have been several comparisons at the pixel level between the D800 and either the 5D2 or 3 and no one could tell which was which reliably.

It is very easy to tell them apart - the 5D3 is the one with the terrible noisy blue

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/studiocomparefullscreen.asp#baseDir=%2Freviews_data&cameraDataSubdir=boxshot&indexFileName=boxshotindex.xml&presetsFileName=boxshotpresets.xml&showDescriptions=true&headerTitle=Canon%20EOS%205D%20Mark%20III&headerSubTitle=Standard%20studio%20scene%20comparison&masterCamera=canon_eos5dmkiii&masterSample=5d3_5199.acr&masterDisableCameraSelection=true&slotsCount=4&slot0Camera=canon_eos5dmkiii&slot0Sample=5d3_5199.acr&slot0DisableCameraSelection=true&slot0DisableSampleSelection=true&slot0LinkWithMaster=true&slot1Camera=nikon_d5100&slot1Sample=dsc_0059.acr&slot2Camera=nikon_d800&slot2Sample=dsc_0241.acr&slot3Camera=pentax_645d&slot3Sample=imgp0984.acr&x=0.05132283071246771&y=-0.7948756143095618

And the horrible color shift - the darker outer part of the watch turns purple

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/studiocomparefullscreen.asp#baseDir=%2Freviews_data&cameraDataSubdir=boxshot&indexFileName=boxshotindex.xml&presetsFileName=boxshotpresets.xml&showDescriptions=true&headerTitle=Canon%20EOS%205D%20Mark%20III&headerSubTitle=Standard%20studio%20scene%20comparison&masterCamera=canon_eos5dmkiii&masterSample=5d3_5199.acr&masterDisableCameraSelection=true&slotsCount=4&slot0Camera=canon_eos5dmkiii&slot0Sample=5d3_5199.acr&slot0DisableCameraSelection=true&slot0DisableSampleSelection=true&slot0LinkWithMaster=true&slot1Camera=nikon_d5100&slot1Sample=dsc_0059.acr&slot2Camera=nikon_d800&slot2Sample=dsc_0241.acr&slot3Camera=pentax_645d&slot3Sample=imgp0984.acr&x=0.9932871164267537&y=-1.2805840077927544

And the noisy shadows and banding

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1032&message=41837825

The cheap Nikon D5100 does a lot better than the $3500 5D3

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