camera sensor

Watch: Video explains why your camera’s sensor sees the world like an octopus

Mar 29, 2021
John Aldred

Camera sensor technology has come a very long way since it was first developed in the 1970s. And while they’ve gotten much smaller and faster…

Sony unleashes world’s largest and highest resolution 128-megapixel global shutter CMOS sensor

Mar 10, 2021
John Aldred

Sony has announced their Sony’s newest huge CMOS sensor, the Sony IMX661 with a global shutter and whopping 127.68-megapixel resolution. It’s said to be both…

Sigma’s full-frame Foveon still far from ready, but “we’re still working on it” says Sigma

Feb 19, 2021
John Aldred

It’s been a long, strange trip for Sigma’s Foveon X3 sensor since the L mount alliance was announced in 2018. During that announcement, Sigma said…

Nikon has announced a 17.8-megapixel square CMOS HDR sensor that shoots 1,000fps

Feb 18, 2021
John Aldred

With as many sensors as Nikon buys from companies like Sony, TowerJazz, Toshiba, etc. it’s easy to forget that Nikon can and does actually design…

Smartphones with a new 200-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL sensor reported to be coming soon

Jan 11, 2021
John Aldred

According to a report on GizChina, Samsung is gearing up to launch “many innovative sensors” during the course of 2021, including a new 200(ish)-megapixel sensor…

Black plus size model’s campaign forces Instagram to change its nudity policy

Oct 27, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Back in June, Instagram censored an image of a Black, plus-size model Nyome Nicholas – Williams holding an arm across her breasts. This caused a…

Instagram accused of “double standards”, “fat-shaming” after banning parody image but not the original [NSFW]

Oct 21, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

No matter how hard some influencers try to debunk the myth of “the perfect body,” there will always be those who promote it. Heck, even…

Here’s how Fuji engineers shrunk down the IBIS system for the new X-S10

Oct 21, 2020
John Aldred

One of the most useful features to be added to digital cameras in the last few years is in-body image stabilisation, or “IBIS”. Some companies…

Canon has just finally released their insane 250-megapixel sensor – but it’s not for us

Oct 19, 2020
John Aldred

Canon Japan has just announced their crazy new 250-megapixel APS-H CMOS sensor. Canon’s APS-H sized sensors sit in between its full-frame and APS-C sensors, measuring…

Sigma still has no idea when they’ll release a full-frame Foveon camera

Sep 18, 2020
John Aldred

Recently, rumours broke that Panasonic was considering an APS-C L mount camera. At the time it was also reported that Sigma apparently isn’t happy with…