Canon 350D/Rebel XT and 400D/Rebel XTi comparison and review

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Wayne J. Cosshall, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. Hi All,

    I've uploaded the comparison between the 350D and 400D to:
    <http://www.dimagemaker.com/specials/cameras/camtests.php>

    There are four articles with minimally compressed JPEGs plus all the RAW
    files for you to make you own conclusions.

    Cheers,

    Wayne

    Wayne J. Cosshall
    Publisher, The Digital ImageMaker, http://www.dimagemaker.com/
    Blog http://www.digitalimagemakerworld.com/
    Publisher, Experimental Digital Photography
    http://www.experimentaldigitalphotography.com
    Coordindinator of Studies, Multimedia and Photomedia, Australian Academy
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    Wayne J. Cosshall, Oct 18, 2006
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    Rod Williams Guest

    Wayne J. Cosshall wrote:

    > Hi All,
    >
    > I've uploaded the comparison between the 350D and 400D to:
    > <http://www.dimagemaker.com/specials/cameras/camtests.php>
    >
    > There are four articles with minimally compressed JPEGs plus all the RAW
    > files for you to make you own conclusions.
    >
    > Cheers,
    >
    > Wayne
    >
    > Wayne J. Cosshall
    > Publisher, The Digital ImageMaker, http://www.dimagemaker.com/
    > Blog http://www.digitalimagemakerworld.com/
    > Publisher, Experimental Digital Photography
    > http://www.experimentaldigitalphotography.com
    > Coordindinator of Studies, Multimedia and Photomedia, Australian Academy
    > of Design
    > Personal art site http://www.artinyourface.com/


    It is very interesting how the night shots with the 400D seem to be much
    sharper but just the opposite in daylight.
     
    Rod Williams, Oct 19, 2006
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  3. Rod Williams wrote:
    > Wayne J. Cosshall wrote:
    >
    >> Hi All,
    >>
    >> I've uploaded the comparison between the 350D and 400D to:
    >> <http://www.dimagemaker.com/specials/cameras/camtests.php>
    >>
    >> There are four articles with minimally compressed JPEGs plus all the
    >> RAW files for you to make you own conclusions.
    >>
    >> Cheers,
    >>
    >> Wayne
    >>
    >> Wayne J. Cosshall
    >> Publisher, The Digital ImageMaker, http://www.dimagemaker.com/
    >> Blog http://www.digitalimagemakerworld.com/
    >> Publisher, Experimental Digital Photography
    >> http://www.experimentaldigitalphotography.com
    >> Coordindinator of Studies, Multimedia and Photomedia, Australian
    >> Academy of Design
    >> Personal art site http://www.artinyourface.com/

    >
    > It is very interesting how the night shots with the 400D seem to be much
    > sharper but just the opposite in daylight.


    I noticed that too. I have no idea why but I will do some further
    testing and see if I can figure it out.

    Cheers,

    Wayne


    --
    Wayne J. Cosshall
    Publisher, The Digital ImageMaker, http://www.dimagemaker.com/
    Blog http://www.digitalimagemakerworld.com/
     
    Wayne J. Cosshall, Oct 19, 2006
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    Mr.T Guest

    "Wayne J. Cosshall" <> wrote in message
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    > > It is very interesting how the night shots with the 400D seem to be much
    > > sharper but just the opposite in daylight.

    >
    > I noticed that too. I have no idea why but I will do some further
    > testing and see if I can figure it out.


    Given the difference in brightness and contrast between the picture pairs,
    all I can say is the camera's are very close, just as I would have expected.
    And the main thing to be learned, as you already state, is that there is no
    real noise penalty to be paid for the higher pixel count.
    I haven't tried playing with the raw files myself though to match them more
    closely, it wouldn't prove anything I want to know anyway :)

    MrT.
     
    Mr.T, Oct 20, 2006
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