*** 5Dc vs 60D resolution test ***

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Re: *** 5Dc vs 60D resolution test ***

Mako2011 wrote:

qianp2k wrote:


Focus method: AF on 5D (it doesn't have LV), MF (with 10x LV precisely)/AF on 60D. I make sure to turn off IS/OS on all lenses on tripod, MLR with 2-sec timer. Remote release (cable on 5D and wireless release on 60D).

Both pics seem soft or slightly out of focus. Does the lens perhaps need a bit of fine tuning?

No, they are not.  60D should have even slight theoretical advantage as I used MF (and also AF but MF is only very slightly better) while 50D only can AF (it's impractical to use MF without a Magnifying Viewfinder) on the mercy of no BF/FF issues.

Processed: All taken in RAW format and converted in Canon DPP with default setting, neutral preset. Only changes are adding a bit sharpness, +3 RAW in 5D files and +7 RAW in 60D files in DPP.

Why add sharpness? That would seem to negate any resolution comparison. As it stands, the 60D pic does seem to easily out resolve the 5D pic. Was the subject distance the same?

Otherwise even mushy, and 5D will have a bit advantage.

I. Indoor under constant indoor light on a dollar bill.

In very close distance just outside min focus distance. It is a very small center area.

5D+24-70L II



60D+24-70L II



Can you make the full file after conversion and prior to sharpening available?

Please provide a link that I can upload RAW files.  I don't have a site can hold RAW files.

Some of the EXIF is left out due to the crop I think. Appreciate the comparison. Thank you.

No, they are not.  All photos have EXIF but only 24-105L is reported in EXIF while others are not.

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