Category Archives: Articles by Sensor Size

Red Breasted Mergansers In-Flight

A few months ago I was able to capture some images of male Red Breasted Mergansers in flight. Since I’ve been practicing social distancing diligently there’s been additional time to go through some older files over the past number of weeks as I’ve been spending more time in my home office.

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Chickadee Fighting Back

This article features a selection of 20 consecutive photographs of a chickadee fighting back after it was challenged by another of its own species. This is one of those ‘slice of life’ image runs made possible by the Olympus Pro Capture H mode.

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Dynamic Range Differences

This article discusses how you can estimate dynamic range differences between various cameras using published test data. This may help you evaluate various camera options in terms of brand, model and sensor size. In this article we have prepared overviews of Olympus OM-D E-M1X dynamic range test scores versus 20 different full frame and APS-C cameras from Canon, Nikon and Sony. This is a lengthy article so grab a coffee or make yourself some tea.

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Pre-Flight Crouch

This article features a woodpecker doing a pre-flight crouch. A few readers who are starting to pursue bird photography have sent me emails and asked how a bird signals it is about to take flight. I thought these woodpecker images could help illustrate the pre-flight crouch that is commonly used by small birds.

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Redefine What is Possible

It is interesting to contemplate how technology can redefine what is possible with photography. We all know how cell phone imaging has been decimating the camera market for the past decade or so. With all of the hype about full frame cameras these days, we seem to forget that cell phones have become globally dominant while using tiny sensors. Imaging technology like computational photography has been driving much of the success of cell phones.

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