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

Started Mar 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: please don't twist my photos
In reply to schmegg, Mar 21, 2013

Peter - please!

He'll regret posting these LOL!

Some examples where this is easy to see - be sure to view these at full size to see the full effects ...

1. Look at the detail in the hair, look at the eyes, look at the lips, look at the curved 'frame' around him ...

This is thru your twist and I have no idea how you did that. No idea why you view at 3x or 4x sizes as simply not we view at 100% cropped, not on prints.

I view at that size so I can see the detail rendered. It's very simple.

At 100% the difference is visible, but less easy to see - and it's more easy to be fooled into thinking that artifacts due to higher acutance and lower resolution are actual detail - when they are not. It's a bit like the effect noise has on perceived sharpness really - it's an illusion - not real detail.

I'd say at average viewing sizes the difference is moot - certainly not the order of magnitude in favour of the 5D that you endlessly claim on these forums.

This summarizes it.  Acutance and artifacts - before processing.   I'm confident that after processing, gianp2k has a good likelihood of failing a blind test on up to 13x19 prints and no loop to pixel peep 

Summary -- the difference is Moot -- that is a big reason -  I use BOTH

So go figure...spend $15,000 ... when he says he rarely prints.

Actually F4.0 on 60D = F6.4 on 5D.If I shoot F6.4 on 5D, 5D will lead more

Ah - so now you believe in equivalence? At least we have made some progress then!

Maybe he'll read GB's white paper now 

The 60D has clearly resolved more detail.

LOL, check above again if you don't twist. 5D not only is sharper but resolves more fine details (such as the bricks), cleaner with much less fringe.

No - it's sharper but resolves less detail - as your files clearly demonstrate - if you are prepared to look.

Try the comparison with my blazing sharp T4i 

Since I own both cameras and generated thousand and thousand photos from each of them, I know so clearly 5D takes better portrait and landscape photo while 60D has 'reach' (pixel density) advantage in zoo and safari. They complement each other well.

Explain to me how a 60D could have a reach advantage if it resolves less detail?

Good one!

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