Is The G5 a worth upgrade of the G3?

Started Oct 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: not what it seems ...
In reply to Kim Letkeman, Oct 20, 2012

Kim Letkeman wrote:

I had me heart set on the O-MD for exactly this reason. It smokes the G5 at high ISO.

And then I processed a bunch of images from whatever sources I could fine, my favourite being ...

And I found that there was so little practical difference that I saw no reason to even consider this difference.


Definitely.  A lot of quantitative differences just don't translate to IQ in real life, even under ideal conditions.  When you mix in all the variables that go with real life photography, they're inconsequential.  The differences shown in that chart are just not going to translate to anything meaningful in 99.9999+% cases.

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