The decreased saturation is a trend we've noted in recent Canon DSLRs$(document).ready(function() { $("#icl-2450-270589839").click(function() { ImageComparisonWidgetLink(2450); }); }). No more mister nice guy. Raw files are manually white-balanced. There's a setting in AF-5 that says: "Show selected focus point, also show the point in focus, and do so for the duration of the metering timer, which is 6 seconds)". The EOS 1D X Mark II is a worthy successor to Canon's 1D series of professional cameras. . Hrmm, guess there is a good side to this new camera... Cameras today are shaving the absurd to differentiate themselves. Interestingly, these halos appear less obvious$(document).ready(function() { $("#icl-2441-1388090994").click(function() { ImageComparisonWidgetLink(2441); }); }) in 5DS images viewed at common viewing size, because the same large radius sharpening proportionally affects less of the photo with the higher resolution sensor of the 5DS. The original 1DX was a champion. 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I tried comparing my friend's 1DX II to my 6D and I'm shocked that at ISO 25600 after processing them in DxO Optics Pro they're basically the same with a slight edge to the 6D. The EOS 1D X Mark II is a worthy successor to Canon's 1D series of professional cameras. Faces show more 'depth' versus the 6D. You may be able to get landscapes, or wide angle shots with as much ease and small-screen quality, but the currently small sensor tech in phones has no ability to create an isolating story via photography without a lot of helpful accessories. less saturated blues, greens, and yellows. We've added our studio test scene and video stills widget to our Sony a7S III initial review. You'll lose the superior battery life, low-light performance, and Autofocus on the Nikon but the Canon does many other things just as good and Video is a little better. Why would it be easier to understand terminology that applies to another brand? I do make money with my cams. except the second iteration. My old 7D keeps the focus points lit for as long as I am holding the shutter button half-way. They just have different strengths and weaknesses. The target data rate for DCI 4K/60p in ProRes 422 is around 1200 Mbps, and about 900 Mbps for ProRes 422 LT. I have mixed feelings about which to choose between Canon and Nikon since I often shoot with either. When you're ready to render out your project you just switch back to ProRes 422 and render. I find this to be false and misleading. In this article, Jordan reviews the winners and provides more detail on why they were selected. Just be aware that marketing hype sometimes doesn't match reality. Keep on writing on this awesome level and please don't forget about the new Sigma Mirrorless. You definitely make some good points, but I think for many people, the reason to shoot at that FPS over pulling from video is that we love photography. More important for me is zebra. Do you have the 1Dx Mk II ? Of course, but this canon costs about 5x times a NX1. Wouldn't it be good if all cameras were subjected to the same standardised AF test (e.g., one involving a bicycle rider weaving in and out of the AF areas)? No flipping livevew screen so not good for selfie anyway, should they include the magic little Mirror you find on the front of old point and shoot? Noise performance falls ever-so-slightly behind the Nikon D5 at very high ISOs$(document).ready(function() { $("#icl-2447-934762289").click(function() { ImageComparisonWidgetLink(2447); }); }), falling in-line more with normalized results from the 42MP Sony a7R II. Single and Continuous AF? They all have different tints as well as different saturation levels and contrast. It gains an improved AF system with greater coverage, significantly improved dynamic range, and a virtually limitless Raw buffer when shooting with CFast cards. But all of my friends shooting them boasted about it performance...people switched to Canon in droves when it came out. The AF is majorly improved, the buffer depth in real world use is absolutely superb and something you never have to think about unless you shouldn't be using this camera anyway, and the IQ is stellar. Immediately. Canon's latest JPEG engines have opted for fairly large radius sharpening of JPEGs - like the Nikon D5 - and can lead to some obvious sharpening halos$(document).ready(function() { $("#icl-2440-476921528").click(function() { ImageComparisonWidgetLink(2440); }); }) around edges. However, I tried out another software and it worked well with much less CPU load, it was: Media Player Classic (mpc-hc.org). Good luck with your phone camera. While on the surface this may not seem an ideal combination, it's a fair choice in the sense that it avoids obvious noise reduction artifacts$(document).ready(function() { $("#icl-2448-222672642").click(function() { ImageComparisonWidgetLink(2448); }); }). Is it just me or is it surprising that the 6D has better low light performance than the 1DX II based on the comparison colored bars. Copy That is free to download with an in-app purchase that makes it possible to 'verify' your copies to ensure every bit of media gets transferred without issue. People that pay for their pictures can see a difference. Closed minds are rampant here. USE CODE FroKnowsPhoto at http://squarespace.com/froknowsphoto to get your 14 day FREE Trial and 10% OFF your first order. I guess one could shoot 4k like you say but then maybe storage, playback etc. Still, as soon as the focus is obtained, all focus points turned off. Because you are using a heavy lens. I'm very confident out in the field with just CF or the Cfast. CIPA has announced CP+2021 will be an online-only event due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Vote now in our 2020 readers' poll. :), https://www.flickr.com/photos/139148982@N02/albums, They've not included the menu in the touch screen capabilities so you don't take it for a consumer camera. That is certainly a contributing factor, but the camera should still get about eight times that amount. Lots of 70-200, 100-400 usage for this review. Both cameras are equipped with a full frame sensor. Color-wise, saturation is dialed down$(document).ready(function() { $("#icl-2449--517099305").click(function() { ImageComparisonWidgetLink(2449); }); }) slightly from the 1D X, and a bit more so from the 5D Mark III, yielding less saturated blues, greens, and yellows$(document).ready(function() { $("#icl-2450-1816180705").click(function() { ImageComparisonWidgetLink(2450); }); }) - even compared to the Nikon D5. 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