Shortly after the Canon 5D Mark III and the Nikon D800 were released last year, DxO Labs published the results of the sensor performance of both cameras. The initial tests showed much better results for the D800′s sensor than the 5D Mark III.
Now, the DxO team is singing a different song after further comparisons between the cameras using high quality lenses. [click to continue…]
While the above test from Digital Rev is not quite the serious endeavor, I’m still quite amazed at the abuse the Canon 7D took and the functionality it retained after the fact.
The Canon 5D Mark III turns out to be the best performing Canon DSLR to ever grace the DxO sensor testing lab; however, DxO still has the Nikon D800 markedly ahead of the 5D3. [click to continue…]
Zacuto has posted Episode 1 of The Great Camera Shootout 2011. Last year’s, Shootout scored an Emmy and this year’s series is shaping up to be even better.
In the 2011 edition, the Shootout compares a dozen different pro-level cameras (and film): [click to continue…]
Recently, I’ve been getting to know the new Sony A500 and A550 DSLRs, which feature 12.3-megapixel and 14.2-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensors, respectively. Sony has hyped these consumer-grade DSLRs as low-light and low noise shooters thanks to their BIONZ image processing. Both cameras cover a sensitivity range of ISO 200-12800, which is a pretty bold spec for cameras priced under $1000. So, I decided to take a closer look at the noise performance of the cameras side-by-side. [click to continue…]