Posts Tagged ‘iso’

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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Dec
9
2013

Using a GorillaPod for those hard-to-get shots

Rich Harrington of Photofocus is a fountain of useful and inspiring photo/video advice. In this article, Rich outlines The Benefits of Using a GorillaPod for your travel (and everyday) photography. I've found that the Gorillapod's ability to mount cameras by wrapping around objects like tree…
Nov
26
2013

Red Epic vs. Canon C500 – 6 Rounds of Comparison Tests

When Shane Hurlbut tests cameras he doesn't mess around. His conclusions from this head-to-head shootout between two heavyweights, the Red Epic and the Canon C500 may surprise you. Check out the full article Red Epic vs. Canon C500 for the type of in-depth comparison he…
Nov
13
2013

Sony Alpha A7r vs Alpha A7 Noise Comparison test

In this detailed comparison between the sensors in the new Sony A7r and A7 cameras, Gordon Laing of Camera Labs shows clearly that the difference between the two is in the "not much" category. To totally pixel-peep head over to the original article - there…
Sep
2
2013

REVIEW: Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Lens with Internal 1.4x Extender

Rod Martensen sent us this... I thought you might want to know that I’ve posted my review of the new Canon 200-400mm. It would be awesome if you could share that with your readers. [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Lens…
May
30
2013

Magic Lantern RAW video kills H.264 for high ISO video! Are multiples of ISO 160 still right?

We've talked a lot about the new Magic Lantern RAW video enhancements lately (and I'm afraid you're going to keep hearing about it because it is a significant enhancement to the Canon DSLR video line) but you have also got to see this test! It…