What's the Verdict on the Canon 5D Mark II Optical Anti-Aliasing Filter?
I love the smell of fresh aliasing in the morning! Video/DSLR maven (and Man-child backer!) Philip Bloom first broke the news of the VAF-5D2 optical anti-aliasing filter for the Canon 5D Mark II, a $375 filter that promises to fix pesky moire issues on the venerable Canon DSLR. Now he’s got a full review of the filter (I have one on order, as I think it could extend the life of my 5D), which causes a negligible 1/8 stop of light loss:
Hans Steinert also did a sweater
vest test, which can be downloaded here. Also click on the Vimeo title above to download Philip’s full 1080p video; finally, check out Philip’s full review for more info using the link below. I don’t use 24mm lenses a lot so I’m looking forward to the filter, though I could’ve used on two years ago! Better late than never…
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