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Mavic 2 pro vs. Mavic 3 Pro photo image quality comparison. (not video)

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I currently use a Mavic 2 Pro 90% of the time for still photography professionally. Can anyone give me their opinion on the photo quality of the Mavic 3 Pro vs. the Mavic 2 Pro for photographs only. I know about the longer flight time, telephoto lenses, etc. on 3 pro. I am looking for experiences and opinions regarding photo quality only (not video) in daylight and low light conditions. Thank you!
 
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I currently use a Mavic 2 Pro 90% of the time for still photography professionally. Can anyone give me their opinion on the photo quality of the Mavic 3 Pro vs. the Mavic 2 Pro for photographs only. I know about the longer flight time, telephoto lenses, etc. on 3 pro. I am looking for experiences and opinions regarding photo quality only (not video) in daylight and low light conditions. Thank you!
@moderators or Administrators, Can you delete this or move it to the Mavic 3 Pro thread since that is what I am asking about. Thanks.
 
I have a Mavic 2 Pro and a Mavic 3 (not Pro). The Mavic 3 is better, though incrementally. It's easier to work the raw files and get more out of them than the M2P. There's more detail but still even at low ISO in low light there's a good amount of noise. On both drone files, I usually run them through Topaz DeNoise anyhow. And even the M3 needs some contrast boost. My comments on the M3 are for the main camera, not the tele. I am pretty much a pixel peeper and typically over critical, even with my Canon bodies. I bought the M3 as a DJI factory refurb and consider it a reasonable deal and a decent upgrade over the M2P. It flies better too. Still keeping my M2P as backup and for more...shall we say...challenging...missions.
 
There's more detail but still even at low ISO in low light there's a good amount of noise. On both drone files, I usually run them through Topaz DeNoise anyhow. And even the M3 needs some contrast boost.
I definitely don't agree with the noise bit. If you are trying to pull out some extreme shadows, then sure, but I find the M3 (the 3 Pro, in my case) images to be very clean. It's a 20MP 4/3 sensor, so very well-configured for low noise. I've also never noticed that raw files need any more of a contrast boost than any other camera.

My point of reference is the Air2s. The M3 images aren't like, mind-blowingly better, but they are better and you can pull more out of the raw files before things get messy.
 
I definitely don't agree with the noise bit. If you are trying to pull out some extreme shadows, then sure, but I find the M3 (the 3 Pro, in my case) images to be very clean. It's a 20MP 4/3 sensor, so very well-configured for low noise. I've also never noticed that raw files need any more of a contrast boost than any other camera.

My point of reference is the Air2s. The M3 images aren't like, mind-blowingly better, but they are better and you can pull more out of the raw files before things get messy.
Yes, I am primarily referring to high dynamic range scenes where I intentionally underexpose to protect the highlights and pull the shadows. I often use AEB for that which helps.
 
Yes, I am primarily referring to high dynamic range scenes where I intentionally underexpose to protect the highlights and pull the shadows. I often use AEB for that which helps.
Thanks for your reply!

I almost always will shoot AEB and layer afterwards so as not to have to pull shadows up too much, but still find it necessary to some extent. I also end up using Denoise software at times, but would prefer not to.
 
Yes, I am primarily referring to high dynamic range scenes where I intentionally underexpose to protect the highlights and pull the shadows. I often use AEB for that which helps.
I definitely don't agree with the noise bit. If you are trying to pull out some extreme shadows, then sure, but I find the M3 (the 3 Pro, in my case) images to be very clean. It's a 20MP 4/3 sensor, so very well-configured for low noise. I've also never noticed that raw files need any more of a contrast boost than any other camera.

My point of reference is the Air2s. The M3 images aren't like, mind-blowingly better, but they are better and you can pull more out of the raw files before things get messy.
Thanks you for this. Is there much of a sharpness difference from the Mavic 2 Pro to the 3 Pro?

I have the Mavic 2 Pro as I mentioned and images seem pretty sharp. I also have an Air 2s and the images at the edges are terrible and I find I have to usually shoot wider than I would like and crop them. 🙁
 
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Thanks you for this. Is there much of a sharpness difference from the Mavic 2 Pro to the 3 Pro?

I have the Mavic 2 Pro as I mentioned and images seem pretty sharp. I also have an Air 2s and the images at the edges are terrible and I find I have to usually shoot wider than I would like and crop them. 🙁
I think the 3 is sharper, the details are better.
 
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