The Great JPEG Shootout! (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, iPhone, Pentax, Olympus, Panasonic)

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Everyone loves to talk about the quality of different camera manufacturer’s color and straight out of camera JPEGs. We decided to do a blind(ish) test, to see which images photographer’s really preferred in a variety of situations. Which camera’s SOOC images are really the ones to beat? Watch as Chris Niccolls investigates!

Special thanks to Resolve Photo (www.resolvephoto.ca) and everyone who participated in our tests!

Shot and edited by Jordan Drake
Shot on the Sony FS5

Comments

Jimmy a Geek says:

Where is the King SIGMA SD1 ?

Joaquim Ramis says:

What is really unique about each camera jpeg is colour (and contrast, etc). But in this test, where people choose the one they found pleasant, exposure played a big role. The problem with tht is that exposure is something easily and instantly corrected (while colour is not). I found that sony was overexposed in landscape while fuji was underexposed in every shoot.

KnorpelDelux says:

Mr. lichen!

Chryssesandchaos says:

Okay, I'll get a Kodak. ;P

Ayesha Siddiqua says:

the best video,,I really want you to do a 2019 version of this

Jonathan Logan says:

Surprised Nikon beat Canon, even though that's not the reputation they have built.

12 SCARZ says:

6:55
Moskovskaya?🤔What kind of vodka is that?😂

Asiful Islam says:

What a fantastic video, almost a BBC documentary. Love from Bangladesh 🇧🇩

Devtron says:

When I think of best color I think of most accurate

David M says:

Nikon d700 > every other digital camera ever made. There's a reason wedding photographers still use them.

creditbrunch says:

What a gorgeous reviewer.

realitytunnel says:

Very interesting test, even if I always shoot raw!

Christopher Wheeler says:

Interesting test. As an Olympus user, I was a little disappointed but not unduly surprised. Looking at the side-by-side images in your video, I must say that I prefer the Canon and Nikon colours, followed by the Sony. They looked a little more natural to my eyes. I just wish you'd also included a side-by-side of the landscape shots as well.

Samuel b says:

Did anyone notice he’s packing a RONA measuring tape!!!!!yaaayyyaaaa.

yew108 says:

Would be fun if they put Ricoh GR, Sigma and Leica into the test .

Jason Smith says:

Cool setting. Love the half-buried table.

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