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04-16-2011, 08:57 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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K5 vs 5D Mark II - Wow, the K5 is insane!

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04-16-2011, 09:26 PM   #2
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Well, great DR is always nice to have!
Nice presentation btw.
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lots of work and effort behind that review/comparison.
Thank you!
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Thanks for all your hard work - interesting comparison.

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That's just amazing. Thx for sharing.
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well, obviously the 5D offer more detaille, thank to the FF i guess ... However the K5 is doing very very well. Kind of good to know
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Cheers, mate. Made me feel extra good about my decision of not buying Canikon popularity!
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So what we're saying is that, based on real-world examples, the DXO ratings actually do have some legitimacy, and an APS-C DSLR actually can be ranked ahead of many top FF bodies! Interesting on the underexposure - I'd never seen an example like this before.

The 5D Mk II is certainly a good camera - I was impressed the day I got to shoot one (with L-series zooms) on the Universal Studios back-lot alongside my K200D with its Ltd & * lenses. Neither was a clear winner, but I wouldn't mind using a 5D Mk II again. Of course, I hardly felt like trading in my K200D or lenses either. A few days later my K-5 finally arrived (slow shipping).

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Aquí podéis ver algo que publique hace unos meses:

Pentax K-5 vs Canon 5D Mark II (recuperando empastados)

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These deliberate underexposure / shadow push shots are woefully tiresome. Yes the sensor's DR is great, but it's getting silly now.
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Jollakin on aikaa. Minulle riittää K-5, näen sen tuloksen suoraan ilman vertailuja se on hyvä.
Enpä mieti tai haikaile muuta.
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Goodness gracious, wow.
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QuoteOriginally posted by aurele Quote
well, obviously the 5D offer more detaille, thank to the FF i guess ... However the K5 is doing very very well. Kind of good to know
Does anyone know what lenses they used for this comparison?
Because in earlier observations, I've found the resolution differences to be minimal between both systems. However, here... it seems rather significant?

QuoteOriginally posted by Big G Quote
These deliberate underexposure / shadow push shots are woefully tiresome. Yes the sensor's DR is great, but it's getting silly now.
Speak for yourself.

I used to think that it only appealed to landscape shooting, and that this was it came down too. However... I've recently learned that shadow recovery can be just as powerful an asset in portrait shooting also.
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QuoteOriginally posted by JohnBee Quote
Does anyone know what lenses they used for this comparison?
Because in earlier observations, I've found the resolution differences to be minimal between both systems. However, here... it seems rather significant?

If you mouse over the top right of the photo on Flickr it states the lense

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Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon 35mm f/2.4

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24-105mm f/4

So the zoom spanks the prime handily in this case, or it's a matter of the larger sensor offering larger pixels.

I'm still left wanting full frame.
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All of a sudden DR range is less important....to Canon and Nikon shooters....isn't that amazing?

Does it really make any difference? Damn right it does, when I process my K5 shots I have more latitude to get the best out of every shot, and it is very obvious that the K5 will allow easier and better processing. It was one of the first things I noticed.

I just find it hilarious that when Pentax excels, things that were once very important and desired, are now just "silly".......they are not silly to me.
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