Compared to...

Studio scene comparison (RAW)

See previous page for RAW conversion notes.

This is our standard studio scene comparison shot taken from exactly the same tripod position. Lighting: daylight simulation, >98% CRI. Crops are 100%. Ambient temperature was approximately 22°C (~72°F). Camera settings as per previous pages.

Pentax K20D vs. Canon EOS 450D

Pentax K20D
Canon EOS 450D

4.0 MB (4672 x 3104)
3.6 MB JPEG (4272 x 2848)

Without the cameras' default settings being applied there is nothing to sensibly choose between the Pentax and the Canon, despite the Pentax's higher pixel count.