Canon 6D Mark II Sensor is Good But It Trails Nikon and Sony: DxOMark

The camera gear testing lab DxOMark has just published its review of the Canon 6D Mark II. The conclusion is that the DSLR’s sensor is “very good,” but it trails behind the latest and greatest sensors by both Canon itself and the rival brands Nikon and Sony. DxOMark gave the 6D Mark II sensor an […]

Sony a9 Fails to Overheat Even When Baked in the Sun

Amid recent reports that the new Sony a9 would overheat easily in fairly normal shooting conditions, Imaging Resource decided to put the mirrorless camera through an overheating test to see whether it has a problem.


A Full Frame vs. Crop Sensor Shootout: Can You Tell the Difference?

Do you think you can tell the difference between full frame and crop sensor photos of the same scene and subject? Photographer Manny Ortiz did a shootout that you can use to test your eyes. The full frame photos were shot using a Sony a9 and 85mm f/1.4 G Master lens — a kit that […]

DxOMark Smartphone Camera Rating Now Considers Bokeh and Zoom

DxOMark, the popular benchmarking website for sensors and lenses, has updated the way it will rank and score smartphone cameras. It’s introducing bokeh and zoom as categories in its scoring methodology, with added importance on low-light and motion performance as well.


The Sony a9 Sacrifices Dynamic Range in the Name of Speed: Report

As the saying goes, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” And it looks like this applies to camera tech as much as anything else. According to a new report, the Sony a9 had to sacrifice some dynamic range to reach the crazy 20fps speeds everyone is so excited about. The report comes from […]