Articles tagged "comparison"

Nikon Z6 vs Sony a7 III: Specs and key features compared

Both Nikon and Sony now offer a $2000 mirrorless full-frame camera. Spec-wise, the two have a lot in common, but small differences between them might affect your preference.

Which is better: Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III

Now that Nikon has entered the full-frame mirrorless camera market, the natural question that comes up is how its first model, the Z7, compares to Sony's high resolution king, the a7R III. We take a look at how these two cameras stack up against one another.

Lensrentals: Cheap Veydra Mini Prime lenses are 'optically excellent'

In Lensrentals testing, the Veydra Mini Primes wipe the test bench floor with the equivalent Zeiss CP.2 lenses, which cost more than three times as much. In Roger Cicala's words: they kick some serious resolution butt.

Cheap IKEA LADDA batteries outperform expensive Eneloop Pro batteries in speedlight test

In a side-by-side speedlight test, photographer Martin Cheung found that cheap IKEA LADDA rechargeable batteries delivered noticeably faster recycle speeds compared to Panasonic's expensive Eneloop Pro batteries.

Shooting portraits with the $12,800 Leica Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 lens

The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 ASPH costs an eye-popping $12,800, and photographer Matt Granger recently had the chance to try this unreleased beast of a lens out for himself on a quick portrait shoot. Click through to check out the results for yourself.

Worth the money? Fully loaded iMac Pro vs fully loaded iMac

A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you an eye-watering $14,000... but if you're set on an Apple all-in-one, is it really $8,000 better than a fully-loaded 5K iMac? Parker Walbeck of Full Time Filmmaker ran some tests to find out what kind of performance you get for that money.

$2,500 Sony a7S II vs $50,000 ARRI Alexa Mini: Can you tell the difference?

Our friends at ShareGrid recently put the affordable filmmaking favorite Sony a7SII up against a monster: the $50,000+ ARRI Alexa Mini. Can you tell the difference in their side-by-side test footage?

Full-frame showdown: Nikon D850 vs Canon 5D IV vs Sony a7R III

Dan and Sally Watson over at Learning Cameras put the Nikon D850, Sony a7R III, and Canon 5D Mark IV through their paces, testing all three cameras for everything from skin tones, to dynamic range, to autofocus tracking and more.

A strange shootout: $5,000 Zeiss Otus 28mm F1.4 vs $4,250 Leica Q

In this short video review, PhotoShelter founder and CEO Allen Murabayashi decided to see how the $5,000 Zeiss Otus 28mm F1.4 lens stacked up against the almost-as-expensive $4,250 Leica Q, which sports a fixed 28mm F1.7 lens.

Film vs Digital: Fashion photography shootout

Photographer Anita Sadowska challenged Alex Hutchinson to a fashion photography shootout... with a twist. Anita would shoot her usual Canon 5D Mark IV digital SLR, while Alex used his Pentax 67 medium format SLR.

Astrophotography lens shootout: Samyang 14mm F2.4 vs Sigma 14mm F1.8

NatureTTL's Matthew Saville compares three of the most popular ultra-wide astrophotography prime lenses out there: The Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.8, the Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.4, and the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art.

Video: $6,000 full-frame vs $2,000 crop sensor portrait shootout

Can a client really tell the difference between a portrait taken with a $6,000 full-frame setup and a $2,000 crop sensor setup? Can you? Photographer Manny Ortiz put together this shootout to find out.

Video comparison: GoPro Hero6 'is what the Hero5 should have been'

Vistek tested the new-and-improved GoPro Hero6 against its predecessor, the GoPro Hero5. If you're not sure it's worth upgrading, this head-to-head comparison should leave no doubt: it definitely is.

Video: Photographer shoots one model with three different vintage lenses

Photographer Mathieu Stern has put together another interesting vintage lens shootout. One model, three lenses, three locations.

Video: The pros and cons of natural light vs off-camera flash

Photographer Manny Ortiz breaks down the pros and cons of shooting natural light vs off-camera flash, and explains why he chooses to shoot one, the other, or both in any given situation.

Blind portrait shootout: Sony a9 vs Canon 1DX Mark II vs Nikon D5

Try your hand at this blind portrait shootout between the Canon 1DX Mark II, Nikon D5 and Sony a9. With all bias removed, you might just rank your favorite camera brand worst.

Canon EOS 80D to EOS 6D Mark II: in the light of the review, should I upgrade?

The EOS 6D Mark II is essentially a full frame version of the EOS 80D. However, we weren't exactly bowled-over by it, when we reviewed it. Does that mean it's not worth the cost of upgrading? Let us walk you through the differences.

Advertising vs reality: microSD memory card speed test

It turns out the "read" and "write" speed written on your memory card is a bit idealistic. In a real-world shootout, YouTuber Tom David Frey shows how real-world performance falls short of the marketing.

Alpha-better: Sony a9 versus a7R II

In this article, we'll be directly comparing the Sony a9 and a7R II, looking in detail at exactly where their differences lie. For some photographers, the a9 might meet their needs admirably, whereas for others, the older a7R II might be just as good - or better. Read more

Nikon D7500: Should I upgrade from my D7200?

The Nikon D7500 brings a lot of D500 to the company's enthusiast model. Shockingly, though, only some of the camera's features are upgrades over the existing D7200, while others have been pared-back. So is it an upgrade or should you buy a D7200 while you can? Read more

Nikon D7500 vs Nikon D500: Which is better for you?

The launch of the D7500 presents an interesting quandary for camera buyers: should I buy the D500 or save some money and get the D7500? We look at the key differences so you can decide for yourself. Read more

Buyer's Guide: Canon EOS Rebel T7i (800D) vs EOS 77D vs EOS 80D

Canon just announced the EOS Rebel T7i (800D) and EOS 77D, adding two new choices to its already confusing lineup. In this article we'll break down what separates the T7i, 77D and the existing EOS 80D – and which is the best one for your needs. Read more

Fujifilm X100F vs X100T: what's new, what's changed and is it enough?

The X100F looks much like its predecessor and it's easy to assume it's only really the sensor that's changed. The more we looked at the differences between it and the X100T, the less true that seemed. Read more

High End P&S versus Micro Four Thirds
A comparison between the Olympus XZ-1 and E-PM1 to help users who are still undecided which route to go.