The pictures that won the World Press Photo 2020 are mostly taken with full-frame SLR cameras

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Favorite Photojournalist Tools – Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and Nikon D5

The independent non-profit organization World Press Photo has summed up the results of the next, 63rd international photojournalism contest. This time, the photograph of the year was a photograph taken by Yasuyoshi Chiba from Japan. The picture shows a young man reading poetry in a crowd of protesters in the capital of Sudan in June last year.

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The pictures that won the World Press Photo 2020 are mostly taken with full-frame SLR cameras

Of interest is the data on the cameras that took 45 pictures, which won prizes in all categories of the competition. Most often these were Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and Nikon D5 cameras. In general, Canon is the most common brand (38.1%), Nikon – in second place (26.2%), Fujifilm – in third (16.7%). 65% of images were taken with SLR cameras, 24% with mirrorless cameras. Full-frame cameras were used in approximately 74% of cases, APS-C format cameras in 16.7%. Interestingly, two winning photographs were shot with medium format film cameras, two with DJI drone cameras.

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