Why Canon made 1Dx best specification ... II

Started May 24, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Mako2011 MOD
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As you pointed out
In reply to qianp2k, May 26, 2013

qianp2k wrote:

Mako2011 wrote:

Great Bustard wrote:

Mako2011 wrote:

Great Bustard wrote:

P.S:  How embarrassing is this post of yours?


Top from D800E and bottom from 5DIII that is slightly sharper and should be

Puts things in perspective. Interesting to see someone "realize" the Canon 40D is sharper than the  Canon 5d mark III.  A lot of money can be saved

Look a bit further up in that thread to see why.  That said, the "reveal" also presents a conundrum for me as well.

Need the original files. May be some serious down sampling going on.

Here we are:


Ahh...entertainment all around

Yes indeed that's why I called game.

What, after the fact...nice backtrack.

Which bird really has more feather details and is sharper?

In this specific case, yes the D800 both our resoles (shows more detail) and is sharper. Under the circumstances presented, it's too be expected. Just as you pointed out...the 40D did indeed appear sharper than the 5dmkIII in that case. Your only mistake was assuming the 40D shot was actually the 5DmkIII. That was simply bias and we understand were it comes from. To be expected.

100% crop (a 400 pixel x 500 pixel portion of the full size image):

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