shootout

Nikon D850M vs D850: A Comparison of Monochrome and Color DSLRs

Nikon introduced the Nikon D850 in 2017 with a 45.7-megapixel backside-illuminated (BSI) Nikon-specified/Sony-designed/TowerJazz manufactured sensor. The Nikon D850 is regarded as one of Nikon's best cameras and continues to range at the top of consumer DSLRs.

Fuji X-T3 vs Sony a6600: Comparing Autofocus, High ISO and More

If you can get past the lack of a full-frame sensor, the Fujifilm X-T3 and Sony a6600 are two of the most compelling and full-featured mirrorless cameras on the market today. So while everyone is arguing over full-frame mirrorless, The Slanted Lens decided to do a little APS-C shootout to see which of these cameras is the better performer.

Google Pixel 4 vs Canon EOS RP Low Light Photography Shootout

Ever since Google debuted Night Sight, people have marveled at how capable the computational photo technology has proven to be. But how does it compare to good old fashion sensor size? Andrew of the YouTube channel Denae & Andrew decided to find out.

Fujifilm vs Canon Color Science Blind Test: Which Do You Actually Prefer?

Photographer and YouTuber Andrew of Denae & Andrew created a comparison that plenty of photographers will be very interested in: Canon vs Fujifilm color science. A lot is made of Fuji's film simulations, and Canon users won't shut up about their amazing skin tones. But when you put them side-by-side in a blind "taste test," which do you actually prefer?

iPhone 11 Pro vs 100MP Medium Format Camera

When commercial photographer Josh Rossi first came up with the idea of comparing the iPhone 11 Pro against his new Fuji GFX 100, he wrote it off. But he decided to do it anyway, because even if the GFX 100 was going to be the obvious winner, he still wanted to see how the RAW files stacked up.

Full-Frame Digital vs Large Format Film: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Photographer Usman Dawood of Sonder Creative recently teamed up with film photographer Adam French to put together an intriguing portrait comparison: high-resolution full-frame digital vs 4x5 large format film. They shot both cameras at about the same FF equivalent focal length, and then compared the resulting images side by side for your viewing pleasure.

Pro Wedding Photographers Compare iPhone 11 Pro to Canon 5D Mark IV

There's no doubt the iPhone 11 Pro's new triple camera and computer vision tech has significantly improved the smartphone's camera performance, especially in low light. But how far has the phone really come, and can the results hold up against a DSLR in the hands of a wedding photographer?

Shootout: Comparing 17 Photography Lighting Modifiers

With the huge range of lighting modifiers available–umbrellas, beauty dishes, soft boxes, octaboxes, and on and on and on—it can be hard for a first time buyer to understand the differences and decide how to best spend their money. Photographer Scott Choucino to the rescue.

Lightroom Shootout: $6,700 iMac Pro vs $5,700 PC

Pye Jirsa over at SLR Lounge recently published a Mac vs PC comparison that answers an important question for photographers: which is better for Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, a powerful iMac Pro or an equivalent custom-built PC?

Vintage 50mm Lens Shootout: Trying 10 Lenses Under $100

Andrew of husband and wife photography team Denae and Andrew recently partnered up with KEH to test out 10 of the best-selling vintage 50mm lenses on the used market. From old Nikon and Canon glass, to Minolta, Pentax and even a Contax lens, all of these can be had for under $100, and Andrew wanted to find out which of the 10 performed best.

Drone vs DSLR: Shooting the Milky Way

This was a fun experiment and, to be honest, I’m not sure if it’s been done before. I read about photographers capturing the Milky Way with their phones so I wanted to put a drone to the test and see what it could do while hovering. As it turns out you can not only catch the Milky Way’s galactic core but also meteors and satellites as well.

$2,200 Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM vs $880 Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8

In this article and the 8-minute video above, we are comparing the $2,200 Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens with the $880 Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens in sharpness, image quality, focal length, autofocus, and video.

Google Pixel 3 vs. Sony a7R III: A Low-Light Shootout

Google Pixel 3 smartphone has a Night Sight feature that uses AI to capture "mind-blowing" photos in near darkness. Photographer Pierre T. Lambert wanted to see how the tech stacks up against a pro-grade camera, so he did a low-light shootout pitting it against the Sony a7R III.

Sony a7 III vs Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z7 vs Fuji X-T3 : A Low-Light Shootout

Photographer and filmmaker Max Yuryev just did a shootout to see how top mirrorless cameras compare in shooting 4K footage in low light with high ISO. In the 10-minute video above, Yuryev compares the Sony a7 III, Canon EOS R, and Nikon Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as the APS-C Fuji X-T3 and the 4/3 Blackmagic Pocket 4K.

Canon vs Sony: Skin Tones in Portraits and How to Correct Them

After years of shooting portraits with Canon cameras, photographer Sean Tucker recently switched over to Sony gear. After many people warned him that his portraits would suffer from Sony's "terrible" skin tones, Tucker decided to put the cameras to the test himself in the 20-minute video above.

Canon 5D Mark I vs 5D Mark IV: A Low-Light Comparison

The original Canon EOS 5D DSLR was announced in August 2005, and the latest Canon EOS 5D Mark IV was announced 11 years later in August 2016. Through the four generations, maximum ISO has increased from 3200 to 32000. But how do the two cameras compare in low-light performance? In this 10.5-minute video, photographer Pablo Strong conducted a shootout to find out.

Portrait Lens Shootout: 85mm vs. 105mm vs. 135mm vs. 200mm

Here's a 5-minute video showing a portrait lens shootout I recently did at 85mm f/1.4, 105mm f/1.4, 135mm f/1.8, and 200mm f/2.8. If you are looking for a portrait lens, you can't go wrong with any of these focal lengths. Each focal length serves a specific purpose and will give you a slightly different look/perspective.

The iPhone XS vs a Cinema Camera: Can You Tell the Difference?

As a filmmaker, I come across many different types of cameras, lenses, and of course all the peripherals that come with movie making. For commercial shoots I am currently shooting on a Canon C200 cinema camera using the Canon RAW lite codec. The results are incredible.

Is Sony’s Color Science Really That Bad?

One of the biggest complaints I hear quite regularly about Sony mirrorless cameras is that their color science is horrible. Many photographers don’t seem to like how Sony interprets colors from any given scene. This it seems, to be especially true for portrait photographers. In stark contrast, color science is one of the major positive points for Canon cameras.

Comparing the Sony a7 III and Canon 5D Mark IV for Astrophotography

I’m an avid night sky photographer that cut my teeth capturing the stars using the original Canon 6D. I shot with that camera for years until purchasing the Sony a7S (Mark I) after reading about how it could essentially “see in the dark.”

The Advantages of Medium Format Over 35mm

In digital photography, larger sensors generally equate to better image quality across a variety of measurables. If you're curious about the advantages medium format cameras have over 35mm ones, Hasselblad has a new set of videos just for you.