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Studio scene comparison (JPEG)

This is our standard studio scene comparison shot taken from exactly the same tripod position. Lighting: daylight simulation, >98% CRI. Crops are 100%. Ambient temperature was approximately 22°C (~72°F).

Canon EOS 40D vs. Pentax K10D

Camera settings:

  • Canon EOS 40D: Canon EF 50 mm F1.4 lens, Aperture Priority, ISO 100
    JPEG Large/Fine, Manual WB, Default Parameters (Standard), Self-Timer (with MLU)
     
  • Pentax K10D: Pentax 50 mm F1.4 lens, Aperture Priority, ISO 100
    JPEG Large/Fine, Manual WB, Default Parameters (Natural), Self-Timer (auto MLU)
Canon EOS 40D
Pentax K10D
3,226 KB JPEG (3888 x 2592)
2,659 KB (3872 x 2592)

The K10D demonstrates approximately the same levels of detail as the EOS 40D but simply isn't as sharp, at first glance it really looks as though the K10D image isn't properly in focus but as you will see on subsequent comparison pages the detail really is there it's simply that the camera's built-in image processor isn't extracting the detail (or is destroying it with heavy-handed noise reduction).

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figoral
By figoral (4 months ago)

the new version looks better in the statistics but for my needs the EOS 30D is sufficient. Regards
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