Canon 5D Mark III without optical low pass filter – the verdict

I’ve shot a comparison in Berlin today between my modified 5D Mark III and the standard 5D Mark III.

The modified 5D Mark III is similar to the Nikon D800E in that the anti-aliasing filter has been removed. (Which is why the modified 5D Mark III is dubbed 5D3E in the video).

But is it any good?

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Shootout in extreme low light – 5D Mark III vs FS100 vs GH2

http://vimeo.com/42091083

This is a torture test of the low light abilities of 3 cameras. There are three test scenes in a battered old ex-factory in the east of Berlin. The first consists of a completely pitch black room with glowing pearl lighting. The next one is in the roof is lit using a single iPhone 4S torch with the cameras ramped up to ISO 12,800. The third scene is again a pitch black dark room with the lights of a building outside reflecting in a mirror on the wall.

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