Quick comparison: DP2M vs 5D3 vs X100S

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JackM
JackM Veteran Member • Posts: 7,409
Quick comparison: DP2M vs 5D3 vs X100S
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Just received my new-to-me DP2M yesterday. Brought it out this morning for a quick non-scientific comparison. 5D3 was shot with a Canon EF 50mm f/1.4. All are jpegs straight out of the camera.  Yes, I know this is an invalid test for multiple reasons, but it's just a quick comparison.  I'm very impressed with the DP2M for having half the sensor area.  The X100S cannot hang here.

DP2M

5D3 with DLO ON

5D3 with DLO OFF

X100S

Question though - I had the M in "raw + jpeg" mode. I assumed this meant it would save the raw file and a "fine" jpeg. However when I look at the exif data it says jpeg quality 5/15. Is that really a "normal" or "basic" jpeg then? Thanks!

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