The Best Camera Sensors in July 2020 According to DXOMark

If you’re looking to buy a camera that has the best output, you need to check out the best camera sensors, according to DXOMark.

While there’s a lot more to a camera than just the sensor it uses, when DXOMark performs their lab tests, they assign a ranking to each camera based on its sensor performance alone. We know this cannot possibly give you the best representation of what a camera might genuinely be like (that’s what our real-world reviews are for). Still, these tests can give you a strong indication of just how good the sensor can perform in optimal scenarios. If image quality alone is all that’s important to you, you’re going to want to see which camera sensors deliver the goods consistently. After the break, we will break down the best camera sensors in July 2020 per DXOMark.

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10 High Resolution Cameras That Leave No Details Behind

If you need lots of megapickles for your work, these high resolution cameras will fulfill all of your needs for detailed images.

No details left behind! This would be the rallying cry of a group high megapixel sensors. If you’re in the market for high resolution cameras, this roundup is for you. These high resolution cameras have some of the best sensors you can find inside of them, and they are capable of capturing stunning amounts of detail. If you like to make gigantic prints of your images, these high resolution cameras will thrill you to bits. Join us after the break to take a look at 10 of the best high resolution cameras that you can currently get your hands on.

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Head Turners: 7 Stylish Cameras That Produce Incredible Images

You can get stunning looks and excellent performance in one solid package with these stylish Mirrorless cameras.

Some of the most popular cameras on the market today offer a ton in the way of performance, but their overall designs leave a lot to be desired. There’s nothing wrong with cameras with very utilitarian and functional designs. Still, there are stylish cameras out there that are stunning to look at, easy to use, and produce images that will amaze you every time you use them. If you want to own a camera that is sure to turn heads for all the right reasons, take a look at the stylish cameras we have rounded up after the break.

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Dream World: What I Imagine the Perfect Camera Would Look Like

There’s no such thing as a perfect camera, but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream about such a thing.

The search for the perfect camera is one that goes on in every photographer’s life, and it is a journey that will probably never end. While we all love the respective systems we choose to use, you can’t deny that you wish your camera had a feature found in another brand. I hear photographers say all the time, “I love my camera, but I wish it had X from Fujifilm,” or, “I’d love my camera to be able to focus like Sony’s cameras.” A recent conversation with a friend made me dream about what the perfect camera (for me) would look like, and here, I will share my vision of perfection. Come and imagine the possibilities with me after the break.

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Best of the Best: Great Landscape Photography Cameras for Every Budget

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Whether you have under a grand, or unlimited funds, we’ve rounded up the best cameras for landscape photography that will fit any photographers budget.

There’s nothing better than heading out into the wilderness, the peace, the quiet, and the fresh air with just your camera so that you can capture the beauty of the world that surrounds you. These days, the great thing is that there are cameras on the market at every price point imaginable that will help you capture and create some genuinely breathtaking landscape images. If you’re ready to get into landscape photography, and you want to capture the splendor of the great wide open, the cameras listed after the break are the ones that should be on your radar.

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6 Luxury Mirrorless Cameras for Photographers Who Demand the Best

If you want the best of the best, and you have deep enough pockets, these are the luxury Mirrorless cameras that should be on your radar.

We do a lot of roundups that focus on affordable, feature-packed cameras that are more than enough for 99% of photographers out there. But what if money was no problem, and you wanted to get your hands on some of the best cameras out there? In this roundup, we will take a quick look at six of the best luxury Mirrorless cameras that money can buy right now.

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Hasselback Portrait Lets You Shoot Instax Mini Film With Hasselblad V-System Cameras

If you’ve been hoping to shoot instant film with your Hasselblad V-System camera, there’s finally a camera back that will let you do so with Instax Mini films.

Since it’s been difficult to get hold of pack film for the most common Polaroid back for Hasselblad cameras, there have been many attempts to create hacks to shoot Instax Mini films with it. Now, we finally have a viable option in the aptly named Hasselback Portrait, dubbed as the first fully-compatible Instax film back for the Hasselblad V-System camera. If you’ve ever wanted to turn your Hasselblad into an instant camera, this new contraption looks like your best bet.

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These 5 Vintage Hasselblad Cameras Are Great, and Here’s Why

Today, Hasselblad is known for its high-end, digital medium format offerings, but we can still grab some iconic vintage models for a premium medium format experience.

Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has a long and colorful contribution to the history of photography, making it one of the most popular brands for medium format photography for both film and digital. If the hefty price tags of the digital Hasselblad cameras have been keeping you from shooting with one, you might consider grabbing a vintage model instead. Now, more than ever, is a great time; film photography continues to thrive, with more and more film cameras getting a new lease on life.

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Hasselblad’s 45mm XCD 4/45P is Ultra Light and Costs Just $1,099

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According to Hasselblad, the XCD 4/45P is the lightest digital Medium Format lens in the world.

If you’re the proud owner of a Hasselblad X1D or X1D II and you have been waiting for a small, lightweight lens that can be used while you’re out and about, your wait is over. Hasselblad has just announced that their new 45mm XCD 4/45P is not only super affordable but also claims that it is the lightest digital Medium Format lens (cue dramatic voice-over) ‘in the world!’ Join us after the break for all of the juicy information on this 45mm f4 lens.

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14 Innovative Cameras That Changed Photography Over the Last Decade

There have been a lot of cameras released over the last 10 years, but none have been as game-changing as the innovative cameras we have rounded up here.

In 2010, digital cameras had taken over, and the days of film were slipping into distant memory. As we all know, technology advances at a rapid pace, and thankfully, for us, some camera manufacturers embraced these advances and ended up creating innovative cameras that have changed the landscape of photography forever. Today, we’re taking a look at 14 of the most innovative cameras from the last decade that have changed the way we take photographs.

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Review: The Hasselblad X1D II (A Beautiful, But Very Frustrating Camera)

The Hasselblad X1D II is the equivalent of a gorgeously styled, magnificently built grand touring car with lackluster performance under the hood.

Hasselblad has been synonymous with creating exquisite, top of the line cameras for many years. They have built a reputation on providing cameras with the very best build quality and image quality that is hard to beat. A lot has changed over the years, and the company now faces stiff competition from other players in the market. The Hasselblad X1D II is the latest version of their more affordable Medium Format camera, and they claim that performance has been significantly improved compared to the first X1D. Are the improvements enough to make the X1D II the camera to choose in the more affordable Medium Format segment? Find out in our full review. Continue reading…

This Hasselblad 203FE Had a Pretty Special Owner

Only two units of this commemorative Hasselblad 203FE were ever made; the other is with Buzz Aldrin.

Whether you’re a hardcore vintage camera collector or a serious space memorabilia connoisseur, our latest vintage find will bring you great excitement — and dent to your bank account. But, this is your chance to own an extremely rare commemorative Hasselblad 203FE. It’s so unique that there are only two ever made for two special people! One is Buzz Aldrin, the other a Hasselblad CEO. The latter could be yours next.

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This Problem with the Hasselblad 203FE Will Drive Photographers Mad

Alastair Bird’s latest photos, shot with the Hasselblad 203FE, were ruined because of this problem. Did you ever encounter it with your Hasselblad system as well?

One of the most frustrating things that could happen to film photographers is getting ruined photos because of a camera issue. It’s always a risk when you’re working with an old camera, especially one that hasn’t been serviced, or one with lenses that haven’t been CLA’d (Clean, Lubricate, Adjust) in a long time. In his latest video, Alastair Bird shared with us a recent issue he encountered with his Hasselblad 203FE, which caused a roll of medium format film to get ruined. You might want to keep this in your bookmarks if you also have a Hasselblad system.

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The Very Best Camera Sensors According to DXOMark (August 2019)

The camera sensors in these 10 camera bodies will perform above all expectations.

If you’re in the market for a new camera and want one that has been thoroughly tested in both lab settings and in the real world, you need to see this roundup. We have put together a list of the top 10 performing camera sensors according to the guys and gals over at DXOMark. We have also complimented their findings with the pros and cons of each camera from our real-world reviews.  Join us after the break to see the list of the top 10 performing camera sensors for August 2019. Continue reading…

A Quick Look at DXOMark’s Top 10 Performing Sensors For July 2019

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It has been a quiet month over at DXOMark, but it’s still worth checking out the top sensor league table before you drop your cash on a new camera.

While it may have been a quiet month in the labs at DXOMark, the camera world has been rocked by new announcements that will surely shake up the DXOMark top-performing sensor league table here very soon. A quick look at the current league table shows that Sony has three cameras in the top ten already, and one can only imagine that the new a7r IV (once reviewed) will likely jump in and will make a mess of the current DXOMark standings; until that time though, lets take a look at the top ten performing sensors according to DXOMark for July 2019. Continue reading…

Astronaut Walter Schirra Hand Picked the Hasselblad 500c for Moon Pics

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The story of the Hasselblad 500c and how NASA fell in love with it.

Few pictures in history can strike up as much emotion and pure awe as those of our closest neighboring celestial body, the Moon. After John Glenn spent $40 on an Ansco Autoset camera to capture images of our first orbit around the Earth, Walter Schirra (the third man to orbit the Earth), knew that something much better would be needed to capture images from our travels away from Earth. Join us after the break to find out more about how NASA’s love affair with the Hasselblad 500c came about. Continue reading…

DXOMark: The Top 10 Camera Sensors Change Yet Again for June 2019

The top 10 performing camera sensors list at DXOMark is taking shape.

It’s that time of the month again where we take a quick look at the top 10 performing camera sensors according to the guys and gals over at DXOMark. For the second month in a row, there is a newcomer to the top 10 list, and we’re sure as DXOMark continues to put newer cameras through their assault course, there will be more camera sensors shaking things up in the coming months. May saw the arrival of the Panasonic S1R which scored a massive 100 points overall, but which cameras sensor join the elite grouping this month? Join us after the break to find out.

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The Hasselblad X1D II Arrives with Zoom Lens, Mobile App and Camera

Hasselblad has just dropped the latest additions to its portfolio which promise to bring impressive medium format photography to more creatives.

Hasselblad continues to place itself on the front line of medium format photography today with the introduction of the latest additions to its product portfolio. The highlights of the announcement are the evolved X1D II 50C camera, the much awaited XCD 3.5 – 4.5 35-75 Zoom Lens, and the iPad-supported Phocus Mobile 2 image editing application. The company also shared more details about the development of the upcoming CFV II 50C digital back and the 907X camera body which can be combined into a highly compact package.

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First Impressions: Hasselblad X1D II (Better in Every Way Possible)

The Hasselblad X1D II has a bigger emphasis on improving many of the problems of the first camera.

Photographers who went ahead and purchased the original Hasselblad X1D will be happy that they bought into the system; because the Hasselblad X1D II is promising to not only be much more affordable but is supposed to best its predecessor in every way possible. Hasselblad admitted to us in our press preview of the camera that they did everything that they could with the hardware. But there are limitations. With the Hasselblad X1D II, the company is looking to up its ante across the field. Still, a camera designed for the photographer on the go that needs medium format quality and performance, one of the coolest things that they’re doing is making a very useful tethering solution via the iPad. This is bound to be useful when on location with a producer/creative director/client over your shoulder. We had under an hour to play with the new Hasselblad X1D II recently, and here are our initial thoughts.

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The 10 Best Camera Sensors According to DXOMark For April 2019

DXOMark Continue to test the newest camera sensors on the market.

The guys and gals over at DXOMark have been hard at work testing out some of the newest cameras to hit the market, but have any of them been able to break into the DXOMark top 10 camera sensor spots? Join us after the break as we take a look at what DXOMark consider to be the best camera sensors on the market. There are of course so many more things to take into consideration than just the DXOMark sensor ratings when buying a new camera. Things like ergonomics, ease of use, and the lens selections that are available for the cameras should all be taken into consideration before making a buying decisions, and that’s where our real world reviews come in to play. However, if you want to check every angle possible before dropping your cash on the table at your local camera store, the lab tests that DXOMark run on the sensors might help you make your mind up. Check out the 10 best camera sensors according to DXOMark below.

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The Best Accessories for the Enthusiastic Smartphone Photographer

Do you have a strong interest in smartphone photography? Here’s some gear to help you take it to the next level.

Whoever thought we would be taking credible photographs on the same device we call our mothers on? Well someone did, hence why smartphone photography has become its own popular sub-genre. With that, it’s hardly a surprise that photography companies have created a plethora of accessories to help boost your smartphone photography experience. From lenses to tripods, mini LED’s to ring lights, smartphone photography can just about offer the same experience as the more traditional DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras. In this list, we have something for everyone. And don’t worry if you’re not an iPhone or Samsung user – we’ve got you covered too.

Below are seven accessories to help you build on your enthusiasm.

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