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Why Camera Sensors Matter and How They Keep Improving

What is the most important aspect of a camera to consider when looking to buy a new one? In this video, Engadget put camera sensors in the spotlight and reviewed how they have improved and what role they play in today's photographic equipment.

How Scratch-Proof is a Camera Sensor?

Photographer and YouTuber Arthur R recently received several comments from viewers about how he didn't use a body cap to protect his camera sensor from dust. In response, he decided to do some tests to find out how durable and scratch-proof sensors actually are.

Samsung is Ramping Up Image Sensor Production (Again)

Samsung may have left the camera game behind, but the company is serious about increasing its share of the image sensor market and stealing some business away from Sony. In fact, they're about to spend over $800 million to ramp up image sensor production yet again.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Camera Sensor

The idea of cleaning your camera’s sensor fills many photographers with dread. It may seem difficult or complicated but it is actually much more straightforward than you may think. In this article, I will give you a simple guide on how to check for sensor dust and how to effectively clean your camera’s sensor.

Tiny OmniVision Sensor Brings 1080p/60 Video to Front-Facing Smartphone Cams

The all-mighty selfie has gained a lot of ground over the years -- even the Mars Rover Curiosity is doing it -- but high-quality has never been its trademark. This is due, in part, to the horrible quality of most front facing smartphone cameras. Having to sandwich a sensor between a whole mess of other stuff leaves little to beef up quality.

OmniVision aims to solve that space issue, and it's doing so by packing a whole lot of power into an itsy bitsy sensor: the newly announced OV2724.

FireFly Lets You Safely and Easily Clean Dust Off of Your Sensor

Getting dust out of your camera body, and especially off of your sensor, can be a tricky process. It's not that there aren't plenty of options out there, it's that most of them put your sensor and other sensitive pieces of your camera at risk. Even ye olde air blower isn't entirely safe. The FireFly digital sensor cleaner, however, seems to be.