Metadata from the winning images of the World Press Photo Awards 2019 reveals that most images were shot with a Canon or Nikon DSLR.
Spanish photography website Photolari pulled the metadata from all the images and found 46.4% were shot by a Canon camera. Some 36.6% were shot on Nikon, while Fujifilm leaps over Sony for third place, capturing 10.5% of the winning photos.
Sony and Leica are tied for fourth with 2.6%.
What’s more, despite the rise of mirrorless, winning images showed that 71.1% of photographers used a DSLR to shoot their images. Some 8.9% used a compact camera, while 4.4% used mirrorless.
Among the most common cameras used were the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and Mark III, followed by the Nikon D5, Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Nikon D850.
Via Canon Watch