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D800E vs Canon 5DM3 vs Leica M9 (Dolls)

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The D800E has a sensor resolution advantage (linear) of 27% over the Canon 5D Mark III and 101% over the Leica M9. But the Leica M9 also has no anti-aliasing filter, so it might compensate to some degree.

A nodal slider was used to match the focus between the cameras to within a few millimeters, based on examining wider apertures beginning at ƒ/2. Even so, the focus is not matched perfectly, and so a variety of crops are shown.

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