D600 vs D300s exposure difference.

Started Jan 5, 2013 | Questions thread
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Everything was the same,
In reply to olyflyer, Jan 21, 2013

Except WB on my D300s. I over looked that, thought it was on auto. But should not make a difference since I shot RAW and was changed in NX2. Lighting should be good enough, it was even and consistent. Two incandescent bulbs was use [same bulbs I use to light the room everyday] with a diffuser covering the bulbs. Same lens was used on both cameras and all other settings were the same. But even if what you say is true, then that don't explain why one D600 image was lighter then other using the same settings.

olyflyer wrote:

MTT wrote:

This time I used my 75-300 Nikon lens. The D600 image is still brighter, but only the first shot. The next three wasn't as bright. Pretty close to my D300s. Another thing is different, the colors don't match between the two. Don't surprised me, the colors are different between my D70, D300 and D300s. Makes you appreciate the old film days.

Try next time with the same settings and better light. You can't really test exposure unless you have the light and the WB under control. Testing exposure at such poor conditions is not really interesting, especially since you had manual WB on the D300s and Auto WB on the D600. Maybe you have also used different picture control and some other parameters...?

You should also use equivalent lens and equivalent aperture for such tests.

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