Yet Another Canon EOS R vs Sony a7 III Comparison Review

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Tony & Chelsea Northrup posted another Canon EOS R vs competition review. And who fits better into the game than Sony’s game changing a7 III?

So here we are again. Don’t expect earthshaking revelations. Enjoy. And, btw, don’t get a Sony, get the Canon EOS R.


All the new Canon gear announced ahead of Photokina 2018 can now be pre-ordered:

Pre-order the Canon EOS R in the USA: B&H Photo | Adorama | Canon USA | Amazon

Pre-order the Canon RF mount lenses in the USA: B&H Photo | Adorama | Canon USA | Amazon

Canon EOS R world-wide pre-order links:

Australia: Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay Australia, Alibaba
Canada: Amazon Canada, DigitalRev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Canada, Canon Canada, KEH Camera
France: Amazon FR, DigitalRev, eBay FR, Canon France
Germany/Austria/Switzerland: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Canon Deutschland
United Kingdom/Ireland: Amazon UK, Park Cameras, Wex Photo Video, DigitalRev, eBay.uk, Canon UK
USA: Amazon, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay, Adorama, KEH Camera, Canon USA

Canon RF mount lenses world-wide pre-order links:

Australia: Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay Australia, Alibaba
Canada: Amazon Canada, DigitalRev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Canada, Canon Canada, KEH Camera
France: Amazon FR, DigitalRev, eBay FR, Canon France
Germany/Austria/Switzerland: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Canon Deutschland
United Kingdom/Ireland: Amazon UK, Park Cameras, Wex Photo Video, DigitalRev, eBay.uk, Canon UK
USA: Amazon, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay, Adorama, KEH Camera, Canon USA

Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z6/Z7 vs Sony A7 III size comparison

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A few Canon EOS R size comparison pictures courtesy of ApoTelyt’s CAM-parator app.

Nikon’s Z6 and Canon’s EOS R seem to have the same size (the EOS R looks a bit bulkier, though), while the Sony A7 III is noticeably smaller than the Canon EOS R

All information about today’s Canon EOS R announcement (videos, press release, and more) are here.

 

Pre-orders for the Canon EOS R will start September 12, 2018, you can get notified by B&H Photo or Adorama when pre-orders are available. For pre-order notification at B&H for all new Canon gear announced today see here.

[via apotelyt.com]

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Sony a7 III Low Light Portrait Comparison

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Photographer Julia Trotti, well known for her portrait work, discusses how the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and the Sony a7 III stand to each other when it comes to low light portrait photography. A real world comparison between the EOS 5D Mark IV ad the Sony a7 III.

[via Fstoppers]

Seven Things You Might Want To Know Before Buying The Sony a7 III

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Sony a7 III at a glance:

  • 24MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
  • 693-Point Hybrid AF System
  • UHD 4K30p Video with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas
  • 2.36m-Dot Tru-Finder OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ 922k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
  • ISO 204800 and 10 fps Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and NFC, Dual SD Slots
  • USB Type-C Port, Weather-Sealed Design

Sony cameras are hyped and tech-packed, but regularly fall short on simple things, like ergonomics. In this short video, DIYPhotography lists seven aspects of the A7III that might disappoint you, especially if you discover them after having bought the Sony a7 III:

  1. No built-in Intervalometer
  2. The touchscreen is infuriating
  3. Only one UHS-II memory card slot
  4. Default settings are good for no one
  5. There is no battery charger
  6. Confusing Menus
  7. Monitor Lag

Here is the video:

Sony a7 III: Amazon | Adorama | B&H Photo

[via DIY Photography]

This Photographer switched back to Canon from Sony, here is why

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We usually see a lot of post/articles where photographers explain they switched away from Canon, usually to Sony or Fuji.

Photographer Marc Schultz leaved Canon for Sony, and now he is coming back. He lists 5 reason for his switch back to Canon.

  1. Better Autofocus for Video
  2. Canon Log
  3. Better Color Science
  4. Ease Of Use
  5. Feel In The Hand

I think the first 3 points don’t need much of a discussion, especially Canon having a much better color rendering than the competition. The last 2 points, “ease of use” and “feel in the hand” are rarely underlined when people compares Canon ergonomics to the competition’s solutions. Canon not only has a great interface and menu system, but as Marc Schultz says about holding a Canon camera in his hands:

One of the most important things, something often less emphasized by others, is how a camera feels in your hand when shooting. When I am clutching a Canon DSLR, I always feel like it is just the perfect fit and feel, which gives me a relaxed confidence when shooting. This is something that is very necessary in my opinion in order to stay focused on what you are shooting, and without being distracted by the awkward or uncomfortable shape of a camera that you don’t like.

Couldn’t agree more. These things are as much important as sensor resolution or fancy features.

[via Marc Schultz via PetaPixel]

Let’s talk video performance: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV vs Sony A7R III video-comparison

 

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Sony A7R III vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV – Which one is better for video?

Photographer and reviewer Dustin Abbott posted part 4 of his Canon EOS 5D Mark IV () vs Sony A7R III () showdown. This episode examines video performance of the two cameras.

Part 3 was about high ISO performance and resolution. Part 2 was about dynamic range, Canon isn’t exactly famous for being industry leading here. Part 1 of the EOS 5D Mark IV vs Sony A7R III showdown was about color science, where Canon is the state of the art other have to reference.