Max – like the $2797 D800,


Max – like the $2797 D800, the $1997 D600 has a serious problem with moire (shimmering, colored bands on patterned subjects such as brickwork, shingled roofs, striped clothing, etc.).  This can be seen clearly in this side-by-side between the D600 and the $1249 Panasonic GH3:


The $3300 5D Mark III solves the moire problem – but, straight out of the box, it is not as sharp as the GH3:


If you are willing to modify your camera, there is a hack that allows the 5D Mark III to shoot RAW, surpassing the resolution and dynamic range of the GH3:


But this will significantly increase the amount of storage required to record your videos – and can be a challenge to deal with in the editing suite.


For video, I recommend the GH3 – straight out of the box, it is the best value-for-money large-sensor, interchangeable lens camera on the market.


Unlike the D600 and the 5D Mark III, it:


– records for hours continuously,


– has lightning fast and accurate video autofocus,  and


– has a viewfinder that continues working in video mode.  


Hope this is helpful,



Hybrid Camera Revolution





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