Canon 5D mkII review pics 1

All taken with a Canon EOS 5D MkII and Canon 28-105mm F3.5 lens. Originals are 21MP RAW.

High ISO and low light capabilities

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The 5D2 has amazing low light capabilities. Most of this was almost pitch black when I took this.
ISO 6400, F3.5, 2.5 seconds

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Salsa: The dark setting means this picture is almost impossible to take on almost any other DSLR
ISO 6400, F3.5, 1/13 second

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Salsa in motion
ISO 3200

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More dancing: The original of this was quite dark and very red, cleaning it up has brought out a lot of noise.
ISO 6400

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Small waterfall
ISO 25,600 1/8000 second

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Small waterfall
ISO 50 1/20 second

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Waving flag. To get the low shutter speed I used ISO 50 and closed the aperture right down.
ISO 50, F22, 1/10 second

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Starry night: Required some processing to remove light pollution
ISO 6400, F3.5 6 seconds

Detail

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A duck

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Duck detail
Same image, 100% crop

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A contortionist duck

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Contortionist duck detail
Same image 100% crop

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With a 105mm zoom, you wont get too close to the moon

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Crop of a 21MP image does!
Same image 100% crop

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Full zoom, Addenbrookes hospital in the distance

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Note the aerials on the roof
Same image 100% crop

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Park

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Detail of same image
Same image 100% crop

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Park with transmitter in the distance

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Just the transmitter
Same image 100% crop and sharpened

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Pictures Copyright © N. Blachford 2009