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Sep 12, 2017 12:49 |  #166

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Good point. I looked at the a7r2 and it's still outside of my budget right now.

Another option is the A7II. About the same specs and quite a bit cheaper than the 6DII. Also, the A7III is due out next month and from the rumor specs, this has a lot of potential.


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Sep 12, 2017 16:18 |  #167

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The DPAF for video and cross type/AF system increase are massive, MASSIVE selling points for me. With that said, I guess I have to determine if those are more important than IQ over 3200 ISO, right? I've watched a few videos and reviews of it being about the same IQ up until 3200 ISO, with the original being better above that.

I honestly don't get these reviews that say the 6D is better at ISO over 3200. I know I would never bother using the 6D at ISO 12,800 as it was a noisy mess but the 6DII is still clean.

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Sep 12, 2017 16:22 |  #168

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Then your above statement is wrong.

You miss my point. The image quality is superior to the 6D (and the 5DII) because of all the new features.

I would very much like to see evidence of this statement.

Please post examples.


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Sep 12, 2017 16:28 as a reply to  @ saea501's post |  #169

Don't need to...this is a common sense statement. All the new features ASSURE better pics than the 6D. Then again, maybe I should take out my old Rebel XT and check it against the 6D2?


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Sep 12, 2017 16:31 |  #170

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I honestly don't get these reviews that say the 6D is better at ISO over 3200. I know I would never bother using the 6D at ISO 12,800 as it was a noisy mess but the 6DII is still clean.

....'a noisy mess'......no kidding........

12800......really? A noisy mess, huh?

Damn...I gotta get some glasses cause I must be missing the 'noisy mess' part. Here's my 'noisy mess'.

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Sep 12, 2017 16:36 |  #171

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Don't need to...this is a common sense statement. All the new features ASSURE better pics than the 6D. Then again, maybe I should take out my old Rebel XT and check it against the 6D2?

Now that is priceless.

'Common sense statement'......of course.....I should have known. The features assure better pictures. Yes....yes....of course. Man, your an advertiser's dream.

In truth, it is a non-sense statement.


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Sep 12, 2017 17:42 |  #172

Yeah, I wouldn't say the 6D produces a "noisy mess" at many ISOs. I think it does a great job at almost everything I throw at it.

It does make me feel better seeing those examples. As long as its not 'terrible', I can handle it.


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Sep 12, 2017 17:55 |  #173

You cant evaluate noise using a processed jpeg displayed at a fraction of it's original size. All the noise is processed away. Peta Pixel did a pretty decent comparison here (external link).


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Sep 12, 2017 18:31 |  #174

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You cant evaluate noise using a processed jpeg displayed at a fraction of it's original size. All the noise is processed away. Peta Pixel did a pretty decent comparison here (external link).

I understand what you mean, but my photos will be used for 8x10s, 5x7s and internet posts mainly. Do you think the difference is noticeable in these circumstances?

I will never print/post and un-processed image, for what its worth.


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Sep 12, 2017 19:18 as a reply to  @ Trevor04GT's post |  #175

And neither will 95% of the people on this forum regardless of the gear they are using, but there has to be something to complain about.


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Sep 12, 2017 20:38 |  #176

ISO 12,800 shot through a window.


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Sep 12, 2017 22:52 |  #177

gjl711 wrote in post #18450635 (external link)
You cant evaluate noise using a processed jpeg displayed at a fraction of it's original size. All the noise is processed away. Peta Pixel did a pretty decent comparison here (external link).

You evaluate the final image, as that is what you show or sell to people, not the original capture.




  
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Sep 13, 2017 01:10 |  #178

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....'a noisy mess'......no kidding........

12800......really? A noisy mess, huh?

Damn...I gotta get some glasses cause I must be missing the 'noisy mess' part. Here's my 'noisy mess'.

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I see what you mean.

I seem to remember my 6D being marginally better than that.
Have you tried the Canon DPP noise reduction? it might help.


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Sep 13, 2017 04:52 |  #180

Up front, I don't own a 6DII, primarily because it offers nothing I need over my 6Dc. I got all the features of the 6DII, for 1/2 the cost, in my 80D.

That said, I've been following this thread for a bit, and feel compelled to off some words. Wisdom optional.

Debating the IQ/noise of a modern full frame SLR is right next to pointless. Nobody in their right mind gives a FFA what the raw looks like at ISO 25,600 or any other ISO for that matter. What matters is the presentation, which will most certainly be processed. Noise is not totally a product of the sensor. Several things matter more than ISO setting: Lighting, exposure, processing to name the first three. I was really surprised by how well the 6D handles crappy light. I've posted frames shot JPG at 25,600; I am happy with them. Just for giggles, I posted a shot of my kitchen taken at ISO 102,400 w/MSNR (admittedly, totally artificial shot). No visible noise IN THE FINISHED PRODUCT, not even in the shadows. If the shooter exposes properly, and processes properly, noise is not a problem for any modern SLR. I shot my 60D at 6400 with good results.

If you judge noise by either the raw file, or by 100% views, you are wasting your cameras potential. Of course my ISO 102,400 shot had noise in it. Of course 100% views at ISO 25,600 have noise in them. So what? Take a good look at a 100% crop from an ISO 800 raw photo. You'll see noise. If you limit yourself to lower ISO because of that noise, you may as well save yourself a ton of money and buy and XSi. It only goes to ISO 1600. I recently bought one for my grandson, with an 18-55, for $75. You don't need a 6D if you are shooting ISO 800/1600.


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