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Use Case

A Use Case is a real photographic scenario that describes the requirements for a camera or a lens to shoot a certain type of photograph. DxOMark defines 3 Use Cases for sensors : Portrait, Landscape and Sports, and a general purpose use case to report sensor overall performance. Read more about Sensor Use Cases definitions.


Too low exposure, resulting in a dark photo.



Vignetting (or light shading) is a progressive attenuation of brightness of an image when going far from its center, meaning that the corners of a rectangular image tend to be dark. Read more about how vignetting is defined, measured and scored.


The fundamental quality characterizing a photon, equivalent to its energy. Differing visible wavelengths are perceived as different colors.