Imaging Resource takes a look inside Nikon’s sensor design studios, solves Sony misconceptions

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Dave Etchells has a background in chip science and finally had the very rare opportunity to visit Nikon’s sensor design labs. It’s long been the perception in the photographic and filmmaking community that Nikon leans heavily on Sony for off-the-shelf sensors and is handed down parts. It’s led to opinions like “why would Sony give their best sensor to rival Nikon?” being quite common on camera sites and forums.

The answer, in actual fact, is that Nikon can beat Sony at their own game, with the 46MP full frame sensor in the D850 proof of the pudding. It does better 4K video quality than the A7R III at a higher megapixel count and edges it for stills quality too. Now let’s hear about some of the science behind it.

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Welcome to the newly re-launched EOSHD

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EOSHD has a fresh look to both the blog and forum. Both are now responsive layouts with the latest source code and web technology. Now EOSHD comes to you faster and easier to use than ever before.

More features will be added in the coming days and one I am especially looking forward to rolling out is EOSHD Soundtrack Compositions. This is the start of a long project but right out of the blocks I am excited for the quality of music we’ll be providing filmmakers.

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