Three similar photographs – Cameras used: Nikon D80, Canon T4i, Canon 5D Mark III.  

 

I am not trying to make any major points here other than I think we are approaching this point, truthfully have been for a few years now, where if you are looking for a decent camera and you don’t want to make billboard sized prints, older cameras are more than sufficient.   The Nikon D80 is just about six years old offers 10MP in a very nicely designed body.  If you don’t care about video and having some of the newer features it is a lovely camera that can be picked up for less than $500.  It works with all of Nikon’s lenses – old and new.

 

HINT: Nikon Files start with DSC, 5D Mark III with L and T4i IMG -hold your mouse over each image for the answers.

 

 

 

Follow me on Instagram | Watch my latest Youtube Video | Subscribe to my YouTube Channel




 DJI continues to push the drone innovation envelope with their latest release the Spark. We have specs and thoughts at http://photorec.tv/spark
 More from #SonyKandoTrip with @genevieveabell and @chopkinsla looking sharp. Captured with the #Sony #a9 and #2470GM lens
 I traveled to Croatia with a bag FULL of gear See everything I used and hear my thoughts on the Panasonic GH5, Sony RX1Rii, 12-60 Lens, DJI Mavic Pro Drone, TG Tough Tracker and more. Watch http://photorec.tv/croatiagear


Want to be a better photographer? Become a Photorec.tv Member! $5/Month gets you access to my Lightroom video library the support group and more!

Support this site - Shop for anything through the links below and I earn a small percentage - it costs you nothing extra.

1 COMMENT

  1. Thank you for pointing me towards this; these macro images are both great. I don’t think there’s a huge difference between the photos but I can see more detail in the left-most petal (better lighting perhaps) for the two canon’s where the Nikon seems to be pulling out colour better than the 5D but doesn’t pick up the fine details (phloem?) as sharply.

    I think the T4i has the best colour reproduction with a brighter look, followed by the D80 and then 5D Mark III, whereas the T4i seems to pull the most ultimate detail (looking at the stigma on the three images, the T4i is less “fuzzy”).

    Zooming in on the images (just using firefox, i guess its ~100%) and looking at the petla detail it seems that the T4i produces more detailed/sharper images.. I wonder if this is sheerly down to the megapixel count, or the lens etc?

Leave a Reply

2 × 2 =