DPReview`s Chris Niccolls and The Camera Store TV’s Evelyn Drake
went to shoot some indoor hockey and find out.
Here are the highlights from the comparison video:
DPReview TV: OM System OM-1 vs. Canon EOS R3 Indoor Sports Shootout
- Both cameras need to be in electronic shutter mode to take
advantage of the fastest continuous shooting speeds.
- No white balance or exposure instability was observed during
- The OM-1 is capable of 50 frames per second, and the EOS
R3 is capable of continuous AF / AE tracking at 30 frames per
- The OM-1 also supports continuous shooting for 120 frames if
tracking AF is not required.
- If you always shoot at the highest frame rate, it will take time to
clear the buffer. At the shooting site, the continuous shooting
speed was reduced so that continuous shooting was possible.
- When I reduced the continuous shooting speed of the OM-1 to 15
frames per second, I was able to continue shooting endlessly.
- The OM-1 can use a pro-capture mode that Sony and Canon do not
have. You can take the shot you want without having to shoot a
number, and the buffer will not run out.
- The EOS R3 supports a wide range of C-AF customization in addition
to excellent followability.
- When chasing a single player with the OM-1, the AF area does not
stick to the face, but the depth of field is deep, so you can
continue to supplement. However, the tracking AF was sometimes
pulled by the person on the stand or the foreground.
- The success rate at the time of zone focus was good.
- Compared to the full-size F2.8, the Micro Four Thirds F2.8 cannot
separate the subject from the background. On the other hand, it is
possible to focus on the range that only explains the story in
detail. (However, full size can be handled by narrowing down, and
full size is advantageous for the degree of freedom)
- When shooting through glass, Micro Four Thirds, which has a deep
depth of field, was at a disadvantage (the effect of glass is more
likely to be reflected).
- There is a difference in the image quality of high ISO sensitivity,
and if you want to emphasize the image quality more, you need to
prepare the difference and go to full size. However, Micro Four
Thirds is sufficient for use as a small image on the web.
- The price difference is as follows.
- OM-1 + 40-150mm F2.8 PRO: $3799
- EOS R3 + 70-200mm F2.8 L: $8798
- The difference is $ 5,000.
- One of the advantages is that it is 500g lighter than the Canon
Canon EOS R3 Highlights:
- 24.1 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
- DIGIC X Image Processor
- High-speed continuous shooting
- 30 fps with electronic & 12 fps mechanical shutter
- 3.2-inch Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD
- Wired LAN, USB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Technology
- 1,053 Autofocus Points with improved Dual Pixel CMOS
- Full HD Recording at 6K 60P RAW or 4K 120p 10-bit
- Expandable ISO range of 100-102400
- Dual Card Slots for CFexpress and UHS-II SD Cards
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