Nikon D800E or Canon 5d Mark 3 ?!

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A Owens
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Re: Nikon D800E or Canon 5d Mark 3 ?!
In reply to SushiEater, 10 months ago

SushiEater wrote:

A Owens wrote:

BackInTheGame wrote:

....DXOmark has a method for testing that most people accept as valid. It is worth noting that every third party lens rates higher on a D800E than on any Canon. Also, the old Nikon 24-70 rates considerably higher on a D800E than does the brand spanking new Canon 24-70 on a 5DIII. And every expert believes that the Canon 24-70 is superior to the Nikon 24-70. So basically, Canon's cameras are degrading their lenses.

As a D800e and 24-70 owner I wish this were true. It is not. Rather, some of Nikon's lenses are degrading Sony's great sensors. An upgrade to the 24-70 is well due.

http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Compare/Side-by-side/Canon-EF-24-70mm-F28L-II-USM-on-Canon-EOS-5D-Mark-III-versus-AF-S-Nikkor-24-70mm-f-2.8G-ED-on-Nikon-D800___886_795_175_792

Sharpness and CA is a clear win to the Canon combo.

Only if you trust DxO.

I trust Lensrentals more.

Great. But with respect, tangential to the point that DXO was being misquoted.

http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2013/01/a-24-70mm-system-comparison

D800 should be equal to D800e at F8.

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