Posts Tagged ‘iso’

Jun
20
2015

5DS-R vs D810 vs 5D Mk III: Landscape Photography (with tips!)

Ever since the Canon 5DS and 5DS-R were announced to the public in early February, there’s been a large amount of speculation regarding performance of the 50 million pixel CMOS sensor. In addition to all of speculation surrounding the performance, there’s quite a bit of…
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Mar
13
2015

Megapixels or Dynamic Range? If You Could Have More of Only One…

JP Danko posted a piece over at DIY Photography which prompted me to reformulate his question into something more understandable for the marketing guys at the big camera companies: which would be a more exciting upgrade for you, dear planet5D reader -- from 24mp to…
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Sep
30
2014

Wait a Minute: Sony A7s Only Outputs 8 Bits?

The Sony A7s, along with the Panasonic GH4, are game-changers in the mid- to higher-priced video mirrorless/DSLR space. But hold on there, Slim: the trade-offs are just as real with these two cameras as with any other, and some of them are downright surprising. [adrotate…
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Aug
15
2014

Learn the Secrets To Shooting And Processing Natural Light Portraits

Portrait photographer Jessica Drossin is GOOD. Her natural light portraits are amazing. Her natural light portrait tutorial reminded me that great still photography can be just as much about post-production as film.[adrotate group="6"] Yet it is both ironic (and I am grateful to her for sharing…
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Jul
31
2014

GH4, A7s “Just Stomped on my 5D3 and 70D”

Dan Watson over at LearningCameras.com has done a nice video review of the GH4 and A7s. He takes a holistic view of the two and picks a winner (punch line: GH4 in a well-reasoned and reasonable argument), but here’s the even bigger punch line:[adrotate group="6"]…
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Jul
15
2014

What is Equivalence and Why Should I Care? DPreview Weighs In

We received a veritable firestorm of commentary following our post on Tony Northrup's video. In that video, he challenged the industry -- and conventional wisdom -- about the true nature of differences in performance among full frame and crop sensor cameras and lenses.  Now, dpreview.com…
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Jun
27
2014

Sony A7s Crowned New King of Low Light by DxOMark, but…

It’s all over the web now: Sony has pulled a rabbit out of its hat with the low light performance of their new A7s, sibling to the A7 and A7R. The imagery is stunning, the ISO numbers staggering.[adrotate group="6"] DxOMark confirms that the A7s has…
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Jun
23
2014

Tony Northrup Blows Up the Big Sensor/Small Sensor Debate – and With it, Implications for Their Lenses

I really like this guy. He knows math; he knows images; and he knows gear. With this one video, I believe he is going to fundamentally change people’s buying decision process when it comes to crop sensor vs. full frame sensor cameras and their lenses.[adrotate…
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Jun
12
2014

Astounding Sony A7s side by side ISO Shootout with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

We just got this from Den Lennie and I hope you're sitting down as this will absolutely astound you and you won't believe your eyes - the Sony A7s high ISO performance compared side by side with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is simply…
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Feb
18
2014

Never be out of focus again? The Rather Remarkable 70D.

When Canon Pro Marketing Specialist, Genaro Arroyo, loaned me the Canon EOS 70D to try out I rolled my eyes expecting the auto focus to work haltingly...second-guessing itself...back and forth.[adrotate group="6"] But after some real world tests I moved from doubter to convert. Don't get…
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