UPDATE: we posted a follow up article with corrections here.
The World Press Photo have been assigned, and looking at the cameras, who snapped an award winning photo, we see that Fujifilm wins along with Nikon.
Yasuyoshi Chuba took the World Press Photo of the Year 2020 winning image with his Fujifilm X-H1.
- 9 Fujifilm Cameras (X-H1, X-T3, X-Pro2, GFX100, X100F, X100T, X100S, X100, X-T10)
- 8 Nikon cameras (D800, D850, D750, D5, D4S, D600, D3, D4)
- 5 Canon cameras (5D Mk III, 5D Mk IV, 5D Mk II, 5DS, 5DS R)
- 3 Sony cameras (a7r III, a7r II, a7 III)
- 1 Leica (M10)
Spilt by type of camera, we see:
- 9 Mirrorless cameras
- 4 compact cameras (X100)
- 13 DSLRs
- 1 Drone
- 1 Film shooter
So, we have a head to head between Fujifilm and Nikon.
Fujifilm seems to be a very popular system or photojournalists, with the X100 line leading the pack.
In the past years, the following cameras were used to take an award winning image:
71.1% DSLR – 4.4% MILC – 8.9% Compact Cameras – 15.5% no data
Mirrorless cameras: Fujifilm X-Pro2 (1) – Fujifilm X100T (1) – Fujifilm X100S (1) – Fujifilm X100 (1) – Sony A7rII (1) – Leica Q (1)
83.5% DSLR – 11.3% Mirrorless – 5.2% Other
Mirrorless cameras: Sony A7rII (4) – Fujifilm X100S (3) – Fujifilm X-T1 (2) – Sony A6000 (1) – Leica SL (1)
88.8% DSLR – 5.55% Mirrorless – 5.55% Other
Mirrorless cameras: Fujifilm X-T1 (2) – Fujifilm X100 (1) – No Other Mirrorless
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