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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.

Forget Video: A Review of the Canon EOS R5 for Stills Photographers

Given all of the overheating controversy and the intense focus on the camera's 8K and 4K video capabilities, you'd be forgiven for forgetting that the Canon EOS R5 is also a stills camera. But Gordon Laing at Cameralabs didn't forget, and he's reviewed this camera specifically for stills photographers.

DXOMark Admits They Screwed Up Their Canon 1D X Mark III Review

Earlier today, DXOMark issued an apology. The popular sensor testing company revised its controversially low score for the Canon 1D X Mark III, admitting that "erroneous testing data" had affected the scoring and screwed up their initial review. In other words: this sensor is much better than they thought.

Sensor Size Comparison: MF vs Full Frame vs APS-C vs Micro Four Thirds

JP Morgan and Kenneth Merrill over at The Slanted Lens have put together an in-depth sensor size comparison that will definitely spark some conversation. They've compared medium format, full-frame, APS-C and Micro Four Thirds, in a side-by-side shootout—taking identical photos and making large prints to see how the image quality and dynamic range compares across formats.

Testing Canon cRAW: Smaller Files, No Downside

"Compression" is a dirty word in the world of photography, but not all compressed files are created equal. That's exactly what photographer Alex Barrera discovered when he switched to using Canon's compressed RAW (cRAW) format exclusively—it's saved him a ton of space, with virtually no downsides.

Graduated ND Filters vs Multiple Exposures: Which is Best and When?

Using a graduated neutral density (GND) filter is fairly easy and doesn’t require any advanced techniques in post-production, but the easiest option isn’t always the best choice; due to the filter’s transition being horizontal, anything above the distinction will be darkened and anything below will be left alone.

Canon 6D vs 6D Mark II: A Real-Life Noise Comparison

Canon released its 6D Mark II in 2017, and the Internet has been abuzz ever since then discussing its high ISO performance. There have been reports that the Mark II creates more noise at high ISOs than the original 6D.