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Camera Balance: An Often Overlooked But Important Feature

While the broad strokes of what is wanted on a camera usually revolve around the imaging fundamentals -- resolution, ISO performance, AF, et cetera -- there are some functions of camera design that have a significant impact on creating that often can be overlooked. The aspect that I want to discuss today is that of balance.

Shooting Portraits with a Giant IMAX Lens on a Canon EOS R

In an endeavor that seems to be driven only by curiosity, Photographer Jay P. Morgan modded an old IMAX lens to allow it to work with his Canon EOS R. But just getting the lens to work wasn't enough, as Morgan decided to take the lens way out of its element: street portraiture.

Why Canon is Winning Full-Frame Mirrorless

When the mirrorless race began in earnest at the end of 2018, nobody knew who would come out on top. Three years and more than 10 full-frame mirrorless camera bodies later, the answer is obvious: Canon is winning big, and they've done it by going "all in" on the RF Mount.

The RF 28-70mm f/2 L: Canon’s Bag of Primes

It’s heavy, expensive, does not have image stabilization, and is impractical for most photographers. It also happens to be one of the best zoom lenses ever made.

Canon EOS R5 vs EOS R: Image Quality Comparison

Wedding and portrait photographer Alex Barrera recently conducted a side-by-side comparison between the new 45MP Canon EOS R5 and the two-year-old 30MP Canon EOS R. Setting aside video performance, he wanted to see how these two camera stack up when it comes to pure image quality.

Can You Even See the Difference Between 1080 and 8K?

YouTuber Matti Haapoja decided to put himself, and his viewers, to the test: can you tell the difference between shots taken in 1080p and those taken in 8K from the Canon EOS R5? He edited several clips back to back in a mix of 1080p and 8K to see if the average person watching on YouTube can tell which is which.

Canon to Release Sub-$999 Full-Frame EOS R Camera in 2021: Report

Over the past couple of years, the barrier to entry for full-frame has dropped significantly—starting with the $1,300 Canon EOS RP, and followed by the almost-as-cheap $1,400 Nikon Z5. But it seems Canon may be planning to release an even cheaper EOS R camera in 2021.

Sensor Comparison Revisited: Does Sensor Size REALLY Matter?

A few months back, the guys at The Slanted Lens posted a video comparing the performance of various sensor sizes and it... didn't go well. The comments were filled with complaints (valid and otherwise) about how they'd handled the test, and so they decided to address some of those concerns and run a whole new test.

Comparing Canon’s New RF 85mm f/1.2 Against the Old EF Version

The guys over at DPReview TV recently set out to test the new Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L lens. But instead of simply shooting some samples and talking about sharpness, they decided to pit it against the classic EF-mount version of this same lens so they could see "how far this lens has come."

Samyang Unveils New 85mm f/1.4 Autofocus Lens for Canon RF Mount

Following last year's release of the AF 85mm f/1.4 FE for the Sony E Mount, Samyang/Rokinon today unveiled a version of the lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless RF Mount. According to Rokinon, the new AF 85mm f/1.4 RF is "arguably the best value, high performance and affordable autofocusing portrait prime available."

Reflecting on Two Years in the Sony Alpha Ecosystem

The third of this month marked two years since I took my first foray into the Sony Alpha Ecosystem. I thought it would be a good idea to look back to see how I’m liking the system and if my views have changed since my 12 month a7 III review.

Canon EOS R6 Announcement Delayed Until July: Report

Canon's much-rumored and anticipated EOS R6—the mirrorless variant of the 6D line-up of DSLRs—was originally expected in May, but it sounds like we'll have to wait a little while longer for this full-frame mirrorless camera to officially arrive.