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Old Jun 7, 2010, 8:45 PM   #1
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Default Pictures brightness on 5D MKII and 50D

Hi All,

I brought my 5D Mark II today and did some comparsion shots with my 50D.

Apparently, under the same setting (same ISO, f-stop, speed, exposure, metering.. etc), the 5d mII pictures appear to be darker (may a stop)...

Any idea on this guys? I thought 5d has a better low light performance? It seems like 50d is able to capture more light?

Any feedback will be appreciated.

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Old Jun 8, 2010, 4:09 AM   #2
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From what I understand, resulting exposure from shutter speed/ISO/f-stop is all relative to the camera. Two different models of camera will meter the same shot differently and therefore require different exposure settings.

Incidentally the 5D II is far superior to the 50D regarding low light performance.
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Old Jun 8, 2010, 5:58 AM   #3
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Can you post examples of what you're getting?

What Davi says is true. You can't expect the exposure that one camera uses to be good for another camera. Plus, the 5DMkII is a full frame dSLR while the 50D is an APS-C dSLR, so what you metered on is likely to be different.
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Old Jun 8, 2010, 12:02 PM   #4
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You might want to set the metering to spot instead of evaluative, and see how the two compare.
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