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A Wonderful Camera Geek's Analysis of The DxO Mark Database

Published: 03/02/2011
By: larry

If you are a Camera geek like me you'll love Peter van den Hamer's analysis and charts over at

Peter explains that the purpose of his article is to answer the following interrelated questions:

  • What do the DxOMark Sensor results mean?
  • How valid are the benchmark scores?
  • Why do large sensors outperform smaller ones?
  • Why don’t MPixels say much about image quality?
  • What can we learn about the cameras and industry from the DxOMark data?

OK, I admit it, this isn't directly related to real estate photography but I get so excited about really insightful presentation of data that I just couldn't help myself.

The big winners in many areas of Peter's analysis is the Nikon D7000 and the Pentax K-5.

2 comments on “A Wonderful Camera Geek's Analysis of The DxO Mark Database”

  1. Great statistical anslysis and report. May push me over the edge to an A55 for my next camera. I now use an Olympus E520 with a rating of 55. It takes better pics than 99% of the pictures on my MLS system. The A55 with a rating of 73 is therefore a big step UP even though it is not as high as other cameras with ratings of 80 or above. Thanks for this info.

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