Ronaldo vs. Messi, Ali vs. Foreman, Oasis vs. Blur, Street Fighter vs. Tekken, Pro Evo vs. FIFA, England vs. Scotland, The X Factor vs. The Voice, The Great British Bake Off vs. The Great British Sewing Bee, Hawk vs. Hosoi; the world, as we know it, is built on such rivalries. From a photography perspective, one rivalry trumps all others. Canon vs. Nikon. Seriously, this rivalry is ‘clash of the titans’ stuff. Sit a Canon owner next to a Nikon owner, at a dinner party, and you’ll have a bloodbath to end all bloodbaths on your hands.
In a bid to find out, once and for all, whether Canons are better or worse than Nikons, the consistently entertaining Hydraulic Press Channel on YouTube have attempted to settle things the only way they know how…with a hydraulic press. Over recent months, we’ve seen the Hydraulic Press Channel crush a bowling ball, crush gummy bears, crush a whole host of things but we’re yet to have seen the hydraulic press be used for a common good. Until now, that is. Finally, it would seem, the hydraulic press is using its power to resolve an important global issue. It’s crushing things not just because it can, but because it should. Watch the video below to see which camera comes out on top. Spoiler: neither of them do well.