A Canon Large Format Digital Camera Could Be Really Cool, But That’s Not What We’re Getting

Canon has not been at the forefront of imaging sensor development for a while, but this new development may change that.

If you have been into photography for any length of time you should likely understand the idea that generally bigger is better when it comes to imaging sensor size. Smaller sensors have gotten pretty good over the years, but no matter what, cameras with larger sensors have always had that ‘anything you can do, I can do better’ leg up over cameras with smaller sensors. While most sensor manufacturers seem to be focusing on making their smaller sensors better and better, Canon has chosen to go the opposite and just make the worlds biggest ultra-sensitive CMOS sensor – which is a whopping 20cm square. Continue reading…