08 February 2019

Canon EOS 6D: High ISO Noise Comparison

Canon EOS 6D: High ISO Noise Comparison
High ISO Noise Comparison: Canon EOS 6D at ISO 6400 and ISO 12800

With Canon EOS 6D (Av Mode) / EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens.

Objective: Testing of the Full-Frame Canon EOS 6D's noise levels by comparing pre-set ISO ranges of ISO 6400 and 12800 with no post-processing (except for Canon lens profile correction in Adobe Lightroom 5.7 / RAW to JPG conversion).

Shooting Conditions: Outside in the rain, poor light and totally covered by a tree and other foliage. (Auto-ISO reading = 6400). Handheld


Images
One full-frame image at each ISO setting: ISO 6400 / ISO 12800 with +- same cropping and sizing (3 each).

Location
Milnerton, Cape Town

Canon Equipment

  • Canon EOS 6D SLR camera body 
  • Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM lens 
  • Exposure settings: Aperture f/8 
  • Manual ISO 6400 / 12800 

Av Settings: Canon EOS 6D / EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens

  • Aperture: f/8 
  • ISO's: 6400 / 12800 
  • Focal Length: 140mm 
  • Shutter speed: 1/500 seconds 
  • Centre-Point AF on (body)
  • Lens Image Stabilization / Autofocus on

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Canon EOS 6D Full Frame ISO 6400Canon EOS 6D Full Frame ISO 12800
                                        ISO 6400                                                      ISO 12800

Canon EOS 6D ISO 6400 Crop 01Canon EOS 6D ISO 12800 Crop 01
                                        ISO 6400                                                      ISO 12800

Canon EOS 6D ISO 6400 Crop 02Canon EOS 6D ISO 12800 Crop 02
                                        ISO 6400                                                      ISO 12800

Canon EOS 6D ISO 6400 Crop 03Canon EOS 6D ISO 12800 Crop 03
                                        ISO 6400                                                      ISO 12800

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