Slideshow: Winners of the 2021 Storm Photo/Photographer of the Year

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The winning images and photographers of the inaugural Storm Photos of the Year competition have been announced, revealing a collection of awe-inspiring shots of Mother Nature on display. The Storm Photos of the Year competition was launched in February 2021 … Read More

Adobe updates Premiere Rush and Premiere Pro, adding Apple M1 support to Rush and more

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Adobe has updated its video editing applications, Adobe Premiere Rush and Adobe Premiere Pro. The April 2021 release of Premiere Rush adds, among other improvements, native Apple Silicon support. Premiere Pro (15.1) includes optimizations and small improvements. Looking first at … Read More

Just how good is Adobe Super Resolution? We put it to test with some classic 12MP ILCs

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We’ve covered both the launch of Adobe’s new Super Resolution feature, as well as its implications and benefits, according to photographer Michael Clark. So we thought it was high time to get some images into our studio testing widget and … Read More

TTArtisan adds $250 Nikon Z, Sony E mount versions of its 21mm F1.5 lens

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Lens manufacturer TTArtisan has added two new versions of its 21mm F1.5 manual lens. Originally available for only Leica M mount cameras, TTArtisan has added new mount options for Nikon Z mount and Sony E mount camera systems. The manual … Read More

Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 for Fujifilm gallery and impressions

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Published Apr 13, 2021 | dpreview staff The Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 X is one of the latest additions to a small club of third-party autofocus lenses for Fujifilm’s X-mount mirrorless cameras. At just $399 USD, it’s … Read More

Apple removes claim that its Pro Display XDR goes ‘far beyond HDR’ in the UK

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Following a complaint and subsequent review by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK, Apple has changed the marketing for its $5,000 Pro Display XDR. Per 9to5Mac, the ASA asked Apple to remove the term ‘Far beyond HDR’ from … Read More

Video: This is what happens when a DJI Mavic 2 Pro hits a car windshield at 100km/h

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A team of researchers from Virginia Tech’s Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) have shared a three-second video showing what happens when a DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone collides with the windshield of a vehicle at 100km/h (62.5mph). … Read More

Moza launches the Moin Camera, a 3-axis 4K pocket camera with an articulating screen

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Moza, the company behind a number of popular camera gimbals, has announced the Moin Camera, a compact 4K gimbal camera that takes clear inspiration from the DJI Pocket 2. The Moin Camera has a 1/2.3” 12MP sensor at its core, … Read More

Interview: Aki Murata of OMDS (Olympus) – ‘we’re more flexible now’

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Aki Murata, Chief Operating Officer of OM Digital Solutions (OMDS), formerly Olympus. In the latest in our series of socially distanced interviews with senior executives across the consumer digital imaging industry, we sat down (virtually) with Aki Murata, Chief Operating … Read More

Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH lens samples

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We recently took delivery of Leica’s new APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH, and in the short time between its arrival and when it had to be sent back, we prepared a preliminary sample gallery in and around sunny Seattle. The Leica … Read More

Sample gallery: Tokina atx-m 23mm F1.4 for Fujifilm X-mount

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Tokina’s atx-m 23mm F1.4 is one of two of the company’s new primes available for Fujifilm X-mount shooters. With a 35mm full-frame equivalent focal length, this lens is perfect for casual, candid, and street photography, even in low light. Focus … Read More

DPReview TV: Panasonic S1 vs S1H, 2021 edition

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Panasonic has given its DC-S1 and DC-S1H full-frame mirrorless cameras some big improvements via recent firmware updates. For example, the S1 now shares many video features with the S1H, including 6K Raw recording. Chris and Jordan take a look at … Read More

Sigma has fixed ghosting issues with its 28mm F2.8 DG DN lens, is replacing affected lenses

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Back in March, Sigma issued a notice on its website informing customers of a potential issue with select units of its 28–70mm F2.8 DG DN lens for Sony E mount and L mount camera systems. Now, Sigma has shared a … Read More

Video: The moon as shot with a very sharp Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm F2.8 lens

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Leica Rumors recently shared a video of the moon shot with a Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm F2.8 lens. It’s not a recent video, but it’s worth checking out. It’s a cool – and pricey – super telephoto lens. The video below … Read More

Samyang’s new AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a dedicated ‘Astrophotography Mode’

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Earlier this week, lens manufacturer Samyang (also known as Rokinon or Bower depending on your region) shared a teaser for two unreleased lenses, with the suggestion the pair would be specifically for astrophotography. Now, just a few days after that … Read More

Interview: David ‘Dee’ Delgado’s love letter to New York City, shot on 4×5 film

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Genesis + Ronald, Before Prom, Westchester Ave (May 2019) David ‘Dee’ Delgado has spent his entire life exploring New York City. Born and raised in the Bronx, in his younger years he traveled the city as a graffiti artist before … Read More

Player One Astronomy releases five specialized astrophotography planetary cameras

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Per DC Watch, Sightron Japan Co., Ltd. has announced it will release Player One Astronomy’s CMOS camera for astrophotography next week. Player One Astronomy is an astrophotography equipment manufacturer based in Suzhou, China. The Chinese firm develops sophisticated astronomical observation … Read More

Sennheiser’s new MKE 400 shotgun mic and XS Lav mics are for creatives on-the-go

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Audio equipment manufacturer Sennheiser has released a number of new products designed to simplify on-the-go audio recording. First up is a redesigned MKE 400 on-camera shotgun microphone. This second-generation device keeps the same name as its predecessor, but updates the … Read More

Field review: Fujifilm XF 70-300 F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR

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Introduction The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 70-300mm F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a very versatile, compact telephoto zoom lens for the company’s APS-C X-mount, arguably filling a much needed gap in the company’s lineup. The XF 70-300mm offers a 35mm-equivalent … Read More

Sony lost ground to Samsung in growing smartphone image sensor market in 2020

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According to a recent report published by EET Asia, using data from Handset Component Technologies (HCT), Sony captured nearly half of the smartphone image sensor market, by revenue, in 2020. Behind Sony was Samsung and OmniVision at 29% and 10%, … Read More

Sony quietly updates the a7R III, a7R IV with improved LCD displays

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One of our product photos of the original a7R IV. Sony has, rather quietly, released updated versions of its a7R III and a7R IV cameras that bring small improvements to the full-frame mirrorless cameras. The updated cameras now have an … Read More

Video: Major League Baseball batter shatters camera lens with a foul ball

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Tyler O’Neill, a professional baseball outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB), gave camera operators a bit of a headache when he shattered a camera lens with a foul ball he hit against Miami Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara in yesterday’s … Read More

Backblaze reveals what hard drive models had the lowest failure rates in 2020

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Cloud-based backup company Backblaze has published its full-year 2020 hard drive stats, revealing just how many hard drives in its data centers have failed over the past calendar year. According to Backblaze’s data, the company added 39,792 hard drives to … Read More

DPReview TV: Canon R5 firmware update 1.3 review

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We review Canon’s latest firmware update for the EOS R5. Find out what Jordan thinks of the new C-Log 3 gamma profile, see how the HD/120p footage looks, and learn about the new Raw lite video codec. Source link

If you shoot Log on the Canon EOS R5, you should shoot C-Log3. Here’s why.

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From somewhat inauspicious beginnings, firmware updates are turning the EOS R5 into an increasingly capable video camera With its latest firmware, the Canon EOS R5 gains the Canon Log 3 profile for video. In this article, we’re taking a closer … Read More

Watch as filmmaker Sam Nuttman shoots with the DJI Pocket 2 in Hawaii

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The DJI Pocket 2 is a stabilized, super-compact handheld video and stills camera designed for recording all of life’s adventures, wherever they take you. Perfect for travel vlogging, the Pocket 2 can also be used underwater at depths up to … Read More

Fujifilm introduces stylish Instax Mini 40 instant camera

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Fujifilm has introduced the retro-styled Instax Mini 40, its latest instant camera. The Mini 40 is essentially the Mini 11 in a different body, which means that you’re getting a 35mm equivalent lens, auto-exposure, a built-in flash and selfie mirror. … Read More

Hands-on with the new retro-chic Fujifilm Instax Mini 40

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We just got our hands on Fujifilm’s new Instax Mini 40 model, a stylish and easy-to-use instant camera that uses the company’s most popular Instax film format: Mini. Feature and spec-wise, this new model is identical to the Instax Mini … Read More

This 3D-printed lens lets you create ‘wigglegrams’

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Designer and maker George Moua has built a bespoke 3D-printed 3D stereoscopic ‘wiggle lens’ for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras and APS-C Fujifilm X mount cameras. The 3D-printed lens allows compatible cameras to shoot stereoscopic wiggle photography. Essentially, by combining multiple … Read More

Slideshow: 2021 Bird Photographer of the Year finalists

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Recently, finalists were announced for the 6th annual Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) competition. Over 22,000 images were submitted from 73 countries. Finalists are competing for a £5,000 cash prize. ‘‘This year we saw an incredible 22,000 entries into … Read More

A filmmaker melted his DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone to get these incredible shots of an active volcano

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Last month, we shared a video that showed pilot Bjorn Steinbekk flying a DJI FPV drone over the Fagradalsfjall volcano, located near Reykjavik, Iceland. Now, we’re back with a new video from professional photographer and filmmaker Stefan Forster, who pushed … Read More

Videos: Learn photography by playing video games

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Can video games help teach you photography skills? Texas-based photographer Mir-or-Image believes they can. In his ongoing video series, ‘Photo Mode Perspective,’ Mir plays popular video games and uses their built-in photo modes to help viewers learn the basics of … Read More

Fujifilm X-E4 review: small size, big image quality

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Introduction Product photography by Dan Bracaglia The Fujifilm X-E4 is a lightweight, rangefinder-styled camera built around a 26MP APS-C sized sensor that uses the company’s X-mount lineup of lenses. Billed as a fun-to-use and compact photographic companion, the X-E4 is … Read More

Hubble scientists revisit an incredible image of Veil Nebula, showing off new details

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In 2015, the Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of the Veil Nebula. NASA has revisited this image and applied new processing techniques, bringing out even finer details of the nebula. NASA, ESA/Hubble and Z. Levay have been able to … Read More

MyHeritage adds ten new ‘special animations to its AI-powered Deep Nostalgia tool

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Last month, we featured Deep Nostalgia, an AI-powered tool from genealogy platform MyHeritage that reanimats photos to bring portraits to life. Today, My Heritage has announced an update to Deep Nostalgia that adds ten new ‘special animations’ that include new … Read More

CIPA’s February data shows 2021 is shaping up to be a year of stabilization for the camera industry

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The Camera and Imaging Products Association, more commonly referred to as CIPA, has revealed its February data for global camera production and shipments, showing the camera industry might finally be seeing some semblance of stability after a rough few years. … Read More

The new nifty fifty: Canon RF 50mm F1.8 sample gallery

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The Canon RF 50mm F1.8 is a true reincarnation of the so-called ‘nifty fifties’ of DSLR yore. Coming in at just under $200 USD, it’s an affordable way to get into fast-aperture shooting. We’ve taken it for a spin on … Read More

Samyang teaser suggests two new astrophotography prime lenses will be released later this month

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Samyang, also known as Rokinon or Bower depending on the retailer, has posted a teaser on its Facebook page for two upcoming lenses — a full-frame lens and an APS-C lens — which appear to have been designed specifically with … Read More

Adobe Camera Raw vs. Capture One Express Fujifilm: A worthy free contender

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Introduction Over the past few months, I’ve been comparing the editing tools provided for free with your digital camera purchase with the 800-pound, subscription-ware gorilla in the room, Adobe Camera Raw, to see if it’s really necessary to pay for … Read More

Fujifilm GFX 100S sample gallery

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Chris and Jordan just wrapped up their final review of the Fujifilm GFX 100S for DPReview TV. Check out the photos they shot along the way to see how much detail 100MP delivers. View the Fujifilm GFX 100S sample gallery … Read More

In search of porcupines with the Fujifilm GFX 100S

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Now that Chris is out of quarantine and the team has access to a full-production camera, the DPRTV team have been revisiting the Fujifilm GFX 100S. In this video, they take the GFX 100S up into the deceptively named Porcupine … Read More

FIMI releases the X8 Mini drone, a direct competitor to DJI’s Mini line

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FIMI, a Chinese company that is part of Xiaomi’s ecosystem, recently released a direct competitor to DJI’s Mini line of drones. The X8 Mini weighs less than 250 grams when a ‘pro’ battery is installed and boasts a similar compact, … Read More

Snap It is a subscription service for disposable cameras

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In many industries, what’s popular comes and goes in cycles. Fashion is a prime example of this phenomenon. The 1990s are back in vogue, and photography isn’t immune to this cyclical behavior. Disposable cameras are suddenly popular again, as evidenced … Read More

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: 7 common camera types

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The 7 common film camera types One of the complications of film photography is that there are so many different types of film cameras. A hundred-plus years of development has led to several different ways of getting images onto film. … Read More

Will the new Nikon Z9 feature a heated handgrip and ‘Niko’ smart assistant? Nope.

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The Nikon Z9 hasn’t been released yet, but the team over at nature photographer tour company Squiver has published a thorough ‘field report’ on the camera on its blog, going over the rather, shall we say, interesting feature set that … Read More

Canon released 1.3.1 firmware update for EOS R6 after 1.3.0 caused video bug

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Earlier this week, Canon released a trio of firmware updates for its EOS R5, EOS R6 and EOS-1D X Mark III camera systems. Within 24 hours, we were informed Canon had removed the firmware version 1.3.0 update for the EOS … Read More

Hands-on with the Pentax K-3 Mark III

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At long last, it’s here: Ricoh’s Pentax K-3 Mark III. We’ve known about its eventual existence in some form or other since development announcements in 2019, but we were still a bit taken aback by just how much reworking Ricoh … Read More

Mars Curiosity rover sends ‘selfie’ from its ongoing tour of Mars

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While much recent attention has been given to the latest rover to land on Mars, Perseverance, the Curiosity rover is still working on the red planet. Curiosity has been on Mars for more than 3,000 sols (Martian days) and has … Read More

Sony adds AI-powered ‘Live Gallery’ feature to its Visual Story mobile app

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Sony Electronics recently announced updates to its Visual Story, a cloud-based mobile application that works with various models of cameras the company produces. Built with event photographers in mind, ‘Visual Story’ Version 1.1 uses AI (artificial intelligence) to instantly recognize … Read More

Class action complaint filed in New York alleges Sony isn’t addressing premature a7 III shutter failures

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Last week, a class action complaint was filed in the Southern District of New York alleging Sony Electronic Inc. is denying warranty claims in violation of New York law regarding widespread shutter defects of Sony’s a7 III mirrorless camera. The … Read More

DPReview TV: How a crappy camera made Jordan a better photographer

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Jordan promised to shoot four DPReview TV episodes with the Pentax K-01 if we reached 300,000 YouTube subscribers by February 14th of this year. We reached our goal and Jordan held up his end of the bargain. Find out what … Read More

DPReview TV: How a crappy camera made Jordan a better videographer

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Jordan promised to shoot four DPReview TV episodes with the Pentax K-01 if we reached 300,000 YouTube subscribers by February 14th of this year. We reached our goal and Jordan held up his end of the bargain. Find out what … Read More

‘Vanishing Asia’ is a 3-book set of 9,000 photos documenting Asia’s disappearing traditions

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Lead image: Men in Afghanistan playing the game buzkashi. Image credit: Kevin Kelly Kevin Kelly, one of the co-founders of Wired, has spent 40 years photographing vanishing cultures and traditions throughout Asia. He has spent the last year designing and … Read More

Video: Shooting fashion with the Panasonic Lumix DC-S5

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The Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 is a compact, lightweight mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with a 24MP full-frame sensor. Aimed at enthusiast photographers and videographers, the S5 features a solid set of tools for stills photographers and filmmakers alike, including lot of … Read More

Ricoh’s Pentax K-3 III 26MP DSLR is finally here

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Ricoh has officially unveiled the Pentax K-3 III, a 26MP APS-C DSLR with a host of significant updates over the previous K-3 II. The camera is built around A stabilized 25.7MP BSI-CMOS sensor and sees most of its critical components … Read More

Pentax K-3 Mark III initial review

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The Pentax K-3 Mark III is Ricoh’s latest high-end APS-C DSLR. It’s built around a 26MP BSI-CMOS sensor and has been redesigned from the ground up to become, on paper, the most capable, most usable K-mount camera ever made. Although … Read More

Getty Images announces the acquisition of stock photo platform Unsplash

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Unsplash has announced it’s being acquired by Getty Images. Launched in 2013 as a Tumblr blog with ten images, Unsplash has developed into a large source for free photographs. Users can download full-resolution images from Unsplash, for free and for … Read More

Canon’s EOS R5 gets C-Log 3, 120 fps Full HD shooting with 1.3.0 firmware update

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Canon has released firmware updates for its EOS R5, EOS R6, and EOS 1D X Mark III camera systems, bringing new features and improvements, especially for its EOS R5 mirrorless camera. EOS R5 Firmware version 1.3.0 for the Canon EOS … Read More

Canon launches €16,000 grant for documentary filmmakers and female photojournalists

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Canon Europe has opened the application period for its annual grant that aims to give two professional photographers a boost for a new project. The two grants on offer are the Canon Female Photojournalist Grant and the Canon Video Grant … Read More

Panasonic Interview: ‘We will strengthen both full frame and M43’

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Yosuke Yamane, director of Panasonic’s Imaging Division. In the latest in our series of socially distanced interviews with senior executives in the digital photography industry, we sat down (virtually) with Yosuke Yamane, director of Panasonic’s Imaging Division. Among the topics … Read More

Venus Optics’ PL-mount 1.33x Rear Anamorphic Adapter, 1.4x Full Frame Expander now available for $999 each

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More than a year after first showing off its prototypes, Venus Optics has announced the release of its new Laowa 1.33x Rear Anamorphic Adapter and Laowa 1.4x Full Frame Expander, both of which are PL to PL adapters. Laowa 1.33x … Read More

Leica and 1854 team up to introduce £5000 grants for its new Commission Series

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Back in January, Leica reminded us of the importance of photography. Now it’s acting on its message by giving photographers the opportunity to tell a story through imagery with the help of a £5000 grant. In partnership with 1854, publisher … Read More

Prototype Leica designed by Jony Ive, Marc Newson expected to fetch over $250K at auction

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A 2013 prototype Leica camera, created by former Apple designers Sir Jonathon Ive and Marc Newson, will go up for auction in June at the Leitz Photographica Auction. The camera, which is believed to be a one-off prototype, was created … Read More

Sony’s a7S III gets its S-Cinetone picture profile with new 2.00 firmware update

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  Sony has released firmware version 2.00 for its a7S III camera, bringing the S-Cinetone picture profile and more to its full-frame mirrorless camera. Back in February, Sony Nordic accidentally leaked this firmware 2.00 update for the a7S III, so … Read More

Field review: Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN

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Introduction The Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens is a very compact, lightweight standard zoom lens for full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras. It boasts a constant F2.8 maximum aperture across its zoom range and is available for both the … Read More

Report: Sony tops mirrorless production in 2020 with Canon close behind

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Citing data from research firm Techno System Research, Japanese business publication Sankeibiz has revealed (machine-translated) the production numbers for various camera manufacturers throughout 2020. Amongst the data is the unsurprising fact that Canon, Nikon and Sony have, combined, produced 75% … Read More

Spring colors: Canon RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM sample gallery

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The Canon RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM is a very compact, medium-aperture zoom lens for the company’s mirrorless RF mount. With an innovative design and advanced optical makeup, it offers the promise of high image quality in a package not … Read More

Sigma fp L first impressions

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In this episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan head outdoors into the snow to test a pre-production version of the new Sigma fp L. Watch to find out what the guys think about this somewhat quirky camera. Source link

Sigma fp L sample gallery

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  The Sigma fp L may have some quirks, but its 60MP sensor is capable of producing beautiful images. Check out these sample photos, captured using a pre-production camera, by our team at DPReview TV. Source link

Incredible new image shows the magnetic fields at the edge of the M87 black hole

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The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration has published a new view of the black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy. The EHT published the first-ever image of a black hole in 2019. This time, the image shows the … Read More

Canon patent application reveals optical designs for three F2.8 ultra-wide RF mount lenses

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A new patent application from Canon has revealed the company is working to develop a trio of ultra-wide lenses for its RF mount mirrorless cameras. First seen by Canon News, the patent application details the optical designs for a 12mm … Read More

Vivo’s new X60 smartphone lineup features Zeiss-branded camera modules

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Earlier this week, OnePlus announced its new OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro smartphones, co-developed with Hasselblad. Huawei has Leica branding on their high-end cameras, as well. Vivo is getting in on the action with its new X60 flagship series, which … Read More

Developing film at home: everything you need to know to get started

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If you’re lucky enough to have some free hours in these uncertain times, there are a lot of ways you could spend them. How about learning how to develop your own film? Or maybe developing film is an activity you … Read More

Hands-on with the Sigma fp L and its new viewfinder

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Sigma has just announced the fp L, a high-resolution sister model to the original fp, released in 2019. With a 61MP full-frame sensor, it’s intended to be more stills-oriented than the original camera, with which it shares its design and … Read More

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix smartphone will be the first in the world to use a liquid lens

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Smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has shared a teaser on its YouTube page confirming its forthcoming Mi Mix smartphone will feature a liquid lens — the first of its kind in a smartphone — that’s capable of changing focus and focal length … Read More

FAA confirms you will be able to complete your Remote ID test online starting April 6th

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As we reported last December, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its final rule for the Remote Identification (Remote ID) of Unmanned Aircraft. The document included a plan to offer a Remote ID recurrent exam for Part 107-certified commercial remote … Read More

NASA Ingenuity helicopter prepares for the first powered, controlled flight on another planet

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NASA has announced that it is preparing to launch its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter no earlier than April 8. Ingenuity’s maiden flight will mark the first attempt at a powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Before Ingenuity can … Read More

Ricoh’s ‘new’ Theta Z1 51GB is just a Theta Z1 with extra storage

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Back in February, Ricoh announced its Theta Z1 360-degree camera had been sold out ‘due to its popularity’ and suggested more units weren’t being produced due to supply chain issues and ‘compliance with new [Japanese] laws and regulations.’ Now, a … Read More

Hands-on with Sony’s compact 24mm, 40mm, and 50mm G prime lenses

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First launched in early 2004 under the name Optics Pro, DxO rebranded its raw processor as PhotoLab back in 2017. The latest version is DxO PhotoLab 4, and if you’re curious about what it does, and how it performs, click … Read More

Sigma’s new 61MP fp L adds more resolution and optional EVF to original fp

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Sigma has announced a high-resolution version of its ultra-compact, full-frame fp, known as the fp L. This new model adds a 61 Megapixel full-frame sensor (almost certainly based on the sensor used in the Sony a7R IV), a hybrid autofocus … Read More

Sigma fp L initial review

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Product shots by Dan Bracaglia The Sigma fp L is a high-resolution development of the company’s compact full-frame interchangeable lens camera. It gains a 61MP BSI CMOS sensor, providing a more stills-focused platform than the original fp 24MP L-mount mirrorless … Read More

Sigma fp L sample gallery

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Sigma’s new fp L is the smallest and highest-resolution full-frame camera on the market. With 61 million pixels at its disposal, it’s capable of capturing an incredible amount of detail. Visit our initial sample gallery to see what you can … Read More

Video: Recording bouncy bugs with a Phantom camera at 73,000 fps to see how they move

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The correct maneuver to perform when you see someone in public you don’t want to talk to. Springtails are small organisms that move so quickly that the human eye can’t perceive their motion. They’re very common and easy to find … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of the 2020 World Nature Photography Awards

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The World Nature Photography Awards (WNPAs) recently announced the winners and runners up for their 2020 competition. Thomas Vijayan, from Canada, was awarded a $1,000 cash prize for his photo of an endangered Bornean orangutan using a tree to cross … Read More

Nikon expects profitability and plans to release more Z mount lenses by 2022

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Nikon’s Sendai factory. It’s been a rough few years for Nikon, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. Or, so we’re being led to believe based on an interview Nikon’s CFO Muneaki Tokunari gave to Nikkei, wherein … Read More

Sony FE 24mm F2.8 G sample gallery

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Sony announced three new high-quality, compact primes for full-frame E-mount this week; the widest of which is the 24mm F2.8 G. Optically it’s comprised of 8 elements in 7 groups, with three aspherical elements that help the lens achieve high … Read More

DPRTV: Sony FE 24mm, 40mm and 50mm primes sample gallery

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Sony’s trio of new ‘G’-series prime lenses are aimed at enthusiast photographer that want high quality and good manual control without the bigger size and higher cost of faster-aperture lenses. So how do the new FE 24mm, 40mm and 50mm … Read More

OnePlus teams up with Hasselblad to launch OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro smartphones

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OnePlus has announced a pair of new smartphones co-developed with Hasselblad. The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones incorporate Hasselblad Camera for Mobile, promising significantly improved photographic capabilities. The OnePlus 9 Pro is the company’s new flagship smartphone, and … Read More

Jared Polin is giving away over $92K in photo gear to kick off his ‘Fund a Photographer’ project

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Jared Polin, better known as Fro Knows Photo in the online world, has revealed the details of a ‘super secret project’ he’s been teasing over the past few weeks. In a video posted to his YouTube channel, Polin shares that … Read More

Sony announces compact 24mm 40mm and 50mm full-frame primes

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  Sony has introduced a set of compact full-frame E-mount prime lenses: the 24mm F2.8 G, 40mm F2.5 G and 50mm F2.5 G. All three lenses are the same size, almost the same weight, and the same price ($599). The … Read More

DPReview TV: Sony 24mm F2.8, 40mm F2.5, 50mm F2.5 review

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  In this episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan go hands-on with Sony’s new trio of lenses: the 24mm F2.8 G, 40mm F2.5 G and 50mm F2.5 G. Find out how they perform, and whether having both 40mm and … Read More

Sony FE 40mm F2.5 G sample gallery

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Sony’s FE 40mm F2.5 G is one of three compact, budget-oriented prime lenses that the company just announced for its full-frame mirrorless E-mount. Sharp, lightweight and quite nicely built, the 40mm focal length is perfect for casual shooting and street … Read More

Sony FE 50mm F2.5 G sample gallery

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The FE 50mm F2.5 G has the longest reach of the three lenses Sony announced today, yet it maintains the compact size and weight of the other two. This lens may also appeal to owners of Sony’s APS-C bodies, with … Read More

Intrepid launches new compact Enlarger on Kickstarter for 35mm and 120 film

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Intrepid has announced its most compact darkroom enlarger yet. The Intrepid Enlarger has been launched on Kickstarter, where the new product has eclipsed its project goal of under $30,000 USD by more than $100,000. Intrepid writes that the Intrepid Enlarger … Read More

ON1 teases new custom keyboard shortcut feature coming to Photo RAW 2021.5

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In a short video posted to its website, ON1 has teased a new feature coming to the next update to Photo RAW 2021, customizable keyboard shortcuts. In the minute-and-a-half video, Dan Harlacher from ON1 shows how you will be able … Read More

Video: Incredible footage of a drone flying over an erupting volcano in Iceland

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A series of earthquakes caused the Fagradalsfjall volcano, located near Reykjavik, Iceland, to erupt for the first time in over 800 years. FPV pilot and local resident Bjorn Steinbekk took the opportunity to push his DJI FPV drone to the … Read More

There’s nothing like a Pacific sunset: New Raw conversions added to our Fujifilm GFX 100S gallery

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With its competitive price-tag and compact form-factor, the Fujifilm GFX 100S brings ultra high-resolution medium format imaging to the enthusiast camera market for the first time. We’ve been shooting with a final sample for a little while, and with official … Read More

Video: A journey into Hawaii’s volcanic past (and present) with Mike Mezeul II and the Nikon Z7 II

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The Nikon Z7 II is a powerful enthusiast-level full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, offering 45MP resolution and a competitive feature set for both stills and video work. Weather-sealed and sporting twin card slots, the Z7 II is tough and versatile, … Read More

Slideshow: Open Shortlist and Category winners for the Sony World Photography Awards

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Sony World Photography Awards, in partnership with the World Photography Organisation, announced the top 130 images for their Shortlist and Open competition. Photographers from all over the world submitted standalone images to the following categories: Architecture, Creative, Landscape, Lifestyle, Motion, … Read More

Ultra-wide and ultra-sharp: NiSi 15mm F4 ‘Sunstar’ sample gallery

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The NiSi 15mm F4 ‘Sunstar’ is an all-manual ultra-wide prime lens for Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z and Sony E mount cameras. While NiSi has been known as a filter manufacturer for quite some time; the 15mm F4 is … Read More

Fujifilm X-E4 Sample Gallery (DPReview TV)

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Fujfilm’s latest APS-C offering, the X-E4, is also the brand’s smallest interchangeable X-mount camera to date. Despite its compact dimensions, the X-E4 sports the same outstanding 26MP APS-C sensor with X-Trans color filter array as the flagship X-T4 (but without … Read More

Fujifilm X-E4 review

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In the latest episode of DPRTV, Chris and Jordan have been out and about shooting with Fujifilm’s latest APS-C format mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, the X-E4. Is it just an X100V with an interchangeable lens mount? Spoiler – not quite. … Read More

Photographer Michael Clark on Adobe Super Resolution: ‘An incredible new tool’

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Photographer and friend of DPReview Michael Clark has been trying out Adobe’s new Super Resolution feature, and he’s been impressed by what it can do. In this post (originally published on Michael’s blog and reproduced here by kind permission) he … Read More

Samyang releases RF mount versions of its VDSLR MK II cine lens lineup

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Samyang, also known as Rokinon and Bowens depending on your region and retailer, has announced its VDSLR MK2 cine lens series is now available for Canon RF mount camera systems. The VDSLR MK2 series was first released back in the … Read More

Sony 50mm F1.2 GM sample gallery

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In their recent review of the Sony 50mm F1.2 GM, Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV described the lens as ‘optically ideal with few compromises’. Check out the photos they shot to see if you agree with them. View the … Read More

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: the ‘Sunny 16’ rule or how-to expose with no meter

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Aaron Gold No light meter? No problem. With the ‘Sunny 16’ rule you’ll never have to second-guess exposures again, even when photographing tricky scenes like sunsets. All photos: Dan Bracaglia The purpose of our Absolute beginner’s guide to film photography … Read More

Slideshow: Winners for SkyPixel’s 2020 Aerial Storytelling Contest

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Founded in 2014, SkyPixel currently boasts over six million members in its aerial photography and videography community. Partnering with DJI, the platform announced a call for entries this past December for its 6th annual Aerial Storytelling Contest. Earlier this morning, … Read More

This dummy CFast 2.0 adapter lets you use MSATA SSDs in place of CFast 2.0 cards

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What would happen if you were to combine a dummy camera battery and a memory card adapter? You’d get the Zitay CFast 2.0 to MSATA SSD adapter. As its less-then-original name suggests, this little gadget lets you use MSATA SSDs … Read More

Camera Rescue opens repair school in bid to fix world’s film cameras

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A camera repair company in Finland is recruiting new technicians for a forthcoming training school that will teach students how to repair, preserve and create parts for discontinued film cameras. The training program will be run by CameraMakers for the … Read More

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 ASPH lens samples

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We just got our hands on Leica’s new APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 ASPH lens for full-frame L-mount cameras and, as you might expect, it’s an impressive piece of glass. We shot it on the Leica’s SL2 and found a lot to … Read More

All about the Kei: a 4K video from the Sony a1’s 8K capture

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All footage shot using the Sony a1 with Sony 16-35mm F2.8 GM and Sony 50mm F1.2 GM lenses. Most shooting conducted using a DJI Ronin-S gimbal. The Sony a1 is the second 8K-capable camera to come into our studio, so … Read More

Panasonic to bring Blackmagic Raw recording and more to the S1H, S1 in forthcoming firmware updates

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Panasonic has announced the release of new firmware updates for three of its Lumix S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as its BGH1 box-style camera, bringing 5.9K Blackmagic RAW recording and more. Since each camera will be receiving slightly … Read More

China’s Tianwen-1 probe captures incredible HD images of Mars

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China’s Tianwen-1 probe has spent nearly a month orbiting Mars, and now we have stunning images from the voyage. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) released three images earlier this month, two in black and white and one in color. … Read More

GoPro releases a redesigned Quik app for iOS and Android

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GoPro has refreshed its Quik app for iOS and Android devices. GoPro writes, ‘[Quik] makes it quick and easy to get the most out of your favorite photos and videos no matter what camera or phone you’re using. In addition … Read More

First impressions of the Sony 50mm F1.2 GM

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It seems that every camera company is flexing its optical muscles these days to churn out a F1.2 lenses. Sony, not one to be left behind, just released its first F1.2 prime, the FE 50mm F1.2 GM. One can’t help … Read More

Leica will increase prices across nearly its entire product lineup starting April 1—no joke

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Leica has announced it will be increasing the price of its products starting April 1, 2021. And before you ask—no, this is not a joke. ‘Over the past year, the relationship between the US Dollar and Euro has suffered and … Read More

Video: Into the snow with Taylor Jackson and the Nikon Z6 II

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With a 24MP full-frame sensor and 4K video capture, the Nikon Z6 II is a versatile stills and video-capable camera, which offers a powerful feature set for photographers and filmmakers alike. The Z6 II also offers user-friendly ergonomics and extensive … Read More

Luminar AI Update 2 available now, includes significant updates to Sky AI

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Skylum today released Luminar AI Update 2, a free update to Luminar AI focused on improving sky replacement, simplifying workflows and more. Of the update to the AI-powered photo editor, Skylum CEO Alex Tsepko said, ‘Too often, complexity is the … Read More

Kensington’s new StudioDock hub wants to turn your iPad into an iMac Mini

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Computer accessory manufacturer Kensingston has announced the availability of the StudioDock, an all-in-one docking solution for turning your iPad Pr or iPad Air into a desktop-style workstation. First shown off at CES 2021, the StudioDock is a desktop docking station … Read More

Slideshow: Nominees for the 2021 World Press Photo Contest

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Nominees were recently announced for the 64th annual World Press Photo Contest. The list includes contenders for the World Press Photo of the Year, World Press Photo Story of the Year, and World Press Photo Interactive of the Year. “The … Read More

Adobe releases Lightroom updates offering new features and improved performance

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Adobe has announced updates for Lightroom, Lightroom for mobile and Lightroom Classic. Lightroom desktop (version 4.2) and Lightroom for mobile (version 6.2) include numerous new features, Apple ProRaw support and additional enhancements. Meanwhile, improved performance is the primary update to … Read More

Sony announces new ultra-fast FE 50mm F1.2 GM lens

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Sony has announced its FE 50mm F1.2 GM (G Master) lens. The lens gives photographers an extra 1/2-stop of light in a body the same size and weight as the Planar T* 50mm F1.4 ZA that has been on the … Read More

Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM sample gallery

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Sony’s new FE 50mm F1.2 GM lens features the company’s latest and greatest optical technology, but does the image quality live up to its billing? Have a look at our sample gallery and decide for yourself. View our Sony FE … Read More

DPReview TV: Sony 50mm F1.2 GM review

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  It’s rare that Chris and Jordan review a lens with almost no faults, but the Sony 50mm F1.2 GM hits the mark. Watch their review to find out just how good it is. Also, tell us in the comments … Read More

Video: How to correctly pronounce the names of German camera companies, products

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I suppose it must be a bit annoying to listen to English speakers ruining your language and heritage by making up their own way of pronouncing the names of companies and products from your native country – let alone place … Read More

Nikon Z7 II review

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Introduction Product shots: Dan Bracaglia Late last year, Nikon announced the Z7 II, the second iteration of its (for now) range topping high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera. As the name implies, this is a refinement rather than a reimagining; and while … Read More

Meyer Optik Görlitz announces the Primoplan 58mm F1.9 II lens for $899

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Meyer Optik Görlitz has announced the release of the Primoplan 58mm F1.9 II lens for an array of full frame and crop camera systems. As with Meyer Optik Görlitz’s other second-generation lenses — denoted by the ‘II’ in the name … Read More

Software review: DxO PhotoLab 4 brings several small improvements – and one big one

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Introduction First launched in early 2004 under the name Optics Pro, DxO rebranded its Raw processor as PhotoLab back in 2017 to better reflect that its capabilities now go far beyond just lens corrections, and simultaneously absorbed the popular Nik … Read More

500px launches portfolio website service for Pro account members

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Photography sharing website 500px has introduced a new service that allows Pro members to build a gallery website that shows off their pictures outside of the 500px website. The new Portfolio feature offers a number of templates dedicated to displaying … Read More

How to set up your Canon EOS R5 or R6

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Modern cameras have some amazing features, but they’re not always turned on by default. This week, Chris and Jordan share their recommended setup for two popular models: the Canon EOS R5 and R6. Want to see us do similar episodes … Read More

Atomos working on Ninja V update for recording ProRes RAW video from Sony’s FX3

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Atomos has announced it’s working alongside Sony to bring ProRes RAW recording to its Ninja V monitor/recorder when connected to Sony’s new FX3 Cinema Line camera over HDMI. Although only in development at this point, the update will enable Atomos’ … Read More

Film Fridays: The Space Age-looking East German autofocus SLR that nearly was

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An early engineering model of the autofocus-capable Praktica BY60. Photo: Praktica Collector During much of the Cold War, Praktica-brand cameras – manufactured in the East German city of Dresden by camera conglomerate Pentacon – were ubiquitous among Soviet photography enthusiasts … Read More

OPPO launches Find X3 Pro featuring 50MP ultra-wide camera and billion-color capture

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OPPO has launched its latest smartphone in its Find X Series, the Find X3 Pro. The flagship Android device is the first to feature a camera that can capture, process and display one billion colors with OPPO’s proprietary Full-path 10-bit … Read More

Blackmagic Design adds Apple M1 support to DaVinci Resolve 17 and Fusion 17 apps

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Blackmagic Design has launched DaVinci Resolve 17.1 and Fusion 17.1. The update adds native support for Apple’s M1 Macs. The public release follows months of public beta testing. The announcement also comes just a day after Adobe announced that Photoshop … Read More

Leica announces a new D-Lux 7 ‘Street Kit’

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Leica has announced the release of the D-Lux 7 Street Kit, an all-in-one offering Leica pitches as the ‘perfect choice for spontaneous street photography’ At the core of the new Street Kit is a black-finish Leica D-Lux 7. As with … Read More

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 review

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Product photos by Dan Bracaglia The Panasonic S5 is a 24MP full-frame mirrorless camera built around the same sensor as the Panasonic S1, but in a smaller, more affordable body. In fact, despite having a full-frame sensor, the S5 is … Read More

Adobe releases Photoshop for M1 Macs and introduces Super Resolution in ACR

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Adobe has announced that a new version of Photoshop is now available, allowing the popular photo editing software to run natively on Macs with Apple’s M1 chip. This news comes nearly five months after Adobe announced that native versions were … Read More

Video: FPV drone takes you through a bowling alley in spectacular tracking shot

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Tracking shots are difficult to pull off. Single takes, such as the nightclub entrance from the movie ‘Goodfellas,’ are legendary for a reason. Add in the skill set needed to maneuver an FPV drone through tight spaces, and it’s that … Read More

DPReview TV: Our favorite $1000 camera kits

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One of the most common questions Chris and Jordan get from viewers is, “What camera would you buy under $1000?” This week, they shop with their own money and give us the answers. The results may surprise you. Source link

Report: Apple analyst says periscope-style optical zoom coming to iPhone in 2023 models

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Last July, Apple supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that he expected Apple to use a periscope-style camera module in its 2022 iPhones. While we’re yet to see if that prediction comes to fruition, Kuo is back with a new … Read More

It’s official: Nikon announces development of flagship mirrorless Z 9

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Following confirmation last week that it was working on a professional mirrorless Z-series camera, Nikon has officially announced the development of the Z 9. Scheduled for release some time this year, the Z 9 will use a ‘newly-developed’ stacked CMOS … Read More

Insta360 announces GO 2, an ultra-compact action camera that weighs less than an ounce

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Insta360 has launched GO 2, a stabilized action camera that weighs less than an ounce (27g). Insta360 states that the GO 2 incorporates flagship performance and power into the world’s smallest action camera. GO 2’s ultra-light body allows for high-resolution … Read More

Samsung’s new 980 NVMe SSDs offer 3,500MB/s sequential read speeds starting at just $50 for 250GB

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Samsung has announced its new line of SSD 980 NVMe M.2 drives, bringing improved write speeds, better sustained performance and less power consumption at reasonable prices. The new SSD 980 NVMe M.2 drives are Samsung’s entry-level offering and a successor … Read More

Analysis: New Sony a1 sensor offers class-leading dynamic range, along with high-speed and high-resolution

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Photo by Dan Bracaglia The Sony Alpha 1 introduces the next generation of full-frame stacked CMOS from Sony Semiconductor. It’s the second chip of its type following the one in the a9, and with it comes improved readout speeds on … Read More

Sony’s new ECM-W2BT wireless microphone uses its Digital Multi Interface shoe for cable-free audio

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Sony has announced the release of a new wireless microphone and lavalier microphone designed specifically for use with its most recent mirrorless cameras. The ECM-W2BT is a new wireless microphone ‘that supports a Digital Audio Interface via a Multi Interface … Read More

Capture One 21 (14.1.0) released, includes Style Brushes, improved importing and more

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Capture One 21 was released this past December and its first major update is now available. Capture One 21 (14.1.0) is a feature release that contains new functionality, new camera and lens support and bug fixes. New features added to … Read More

SphereFlow makes browsing and sharing 360 degree images easier

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Specialists in 360-degree images, Vecnos, has launched SphereFlow, a new feature for its IQUISPIN smartphone app that enables users to more easily navigate and browse their 360-degree images and videos. SphereFlow comes with the updated version of the IQUISPIN app … Read More

Tamron 70–300mm F4.5–6.3 Di III RXD sample gallery

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Tamron’s 70-300 F4.5-6.3 is among the smallest and lightest full-frame telephoto zooms for Sony mirrorless E-mount. And priced at $550, this lens provides good sharpness and focal length versatility for the buck. Jump into our sample gallery to see the … Read More

Sony’s new 127MP ‘large format’ sensor features a global shutter, but it’s not for consumer cameras

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The color version (left) and black and white version (right) of the IMX661 sensor line. Sony has revealed the details of the IMX661, a new 127.68-megapixel ‘large format’ sensor with a global shutter. Details are scarce on the exact specifications … Read More

Video: Japan Camera Hunter tours Nikon’s incredible Tokyo museum

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Belamy Hunt, better known as Japan Camera Hunter, ventured to the Nikon Museum in Tokyo earlier this year and recorded the experience. It looks like a wonderful museum and a must-see for any photographer visiting Tokyo. The Nikon Museum is … Read More

OnePlus announces 3-year partnership with Hasselblad, reveals 9 Series smartphone launch details

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Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has announced it’s partnering with Swedish camera manufacturer Hasselblad to ‘co-develop the next generation of smartphone camera systems’ inside OnePlus’ mobile devices, including the new OnePlus 9 Series, which will launch on March 23. The partnership is … Read More

Why the speed of Stacked CMOS is key to Nikon’s pro mirrorless camera

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In an interview with DPReview, Nikon announced its next pro sports camera will be mirrorless. That in itself isn’t much of a surprise, perhaps, given how much investment has clearly been made in the Z-mount system. But the detail we … Read More

Interview: Donna Ferrato on 50 years of photographing women

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Donna Ferrato has spent her career documenting women and sees it as her duty to ‘cut out the noise and listen’. She’s photographed everyone from survivors of domestic abuse to swingers – and throughout the course of her career she’s … Read More

Apple confirms it’s discontinuing its iMac Pro lineup

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Apple has confirmed it will be discontinuing its iMac Pro lineup. On Friday, March 5, Mac Rumors noticed Apple had added a ‘while supplies last’ notice to its iMac Pro product page and removed all optional upgrade options. In the … Read More

Interview – Fujifilm: “We are not just a camera company, we are an imaging company”

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Staff of Fujifilm’s Optical Device & Electronic Imaging Products Division, pictured (clockwise from top left): Jun Watanabe, Product Planning Manager, Makoto Oishi, Product Planning Manager, Masato ‘Mark’ Yamamoto, General Manager and Shinichiro ‘Shin’ Udono, Senior Manager. As the global COVID-19 … Read More

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-S10 vs Sony a6400 – two great cameras with different superpowers

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We compare two popular APS-C cameras: the Fujifilm X-S10 and the Sony a6400. In a bizarre twist, Chris is left to argue with himself (literally). Meanwhile, Jordan is stuck in Pentax K-01 video purgatory. It’s enough to make your head … Read More

Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM gallery update

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Designed for portraiture, everyday photography and moderate closeup work, the Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS is among the most versatile of Canon’s RF prime lenses for its full-frame mirrorless system. We’ve been out and about with it for a … Read More

Adobe MAX 2021 will once again be virtual and free for all

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Adobe has announced the dates and details for its 2021 Adobe MAX conference, which will once again be all-virtual and free for anyone who wants to tune in. Last year’s Adobe MAX conference was the first time it was both … Read More

DPReview TV: Chris and Jordan discuss Nikon’s mirrorless flagship announcement

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In an exclusive interview with DPReview, Nikon revealed that it expects to deliver a Z series flagship camera in 2021. Chris and Jordan share their reaction to the news and what they expect to see in the new camera. Subscribe … Read More

Apple launches new transfer service to copy iCloud Photos library to Google Photos

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Apple has this week made it easier for iPhone, iPad and Mac users to transfer their iCloud Photos to Google Photos. Engadget reports that Apple has launched a new service that allows iCloud Photos users to transfer the photos and … Read More

Street Candy Film announces new MTN100 black and white 35mm film

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Street Candy Film writes that they make ‘the tastiest black and white films around.’ It offers even more black and white film now with the addition of Street Candy Film MTN100 to its catalog, joining its previous film, ATM400. MTN100 … Read More

Film Friday: A look back at the ‘golden age’ of biker messengers – as shot on a Rollei 35SE

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The Rollei 35SE is a pint-sized, fixed-lens camera with a super-sharp 40mm Sonnar lens and a set of controls often described as ‘fiddly’. Fiddly or not, for photographer Trevor Hughes, it was the ideal camera to document the ‘golden age’ … Read More

Interview: Nikon – “A flagship Nikon Z series mirrorless camera can be expected within the year”

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Keiji Oishi – Department Manager of Nikon’s Imaging Business Unit, UX Planning Department. With the global pandemic still restricting travel, in place of our normal sit-down chats we’ve been conducting virtual interviews with executives from major manufacturers. This week we … Read More

Leica announces APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH

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Leica has announced the release of the APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH. The compact 35mm F2 is the closest-focusing M-mount lens, with a minimum focus distance of just 30cm (11.8″). The optical formula of the 35mm F2 includes 10 elements in … Read More

Nikon NX Studio hopes to be a free Lightroom alternative for Nikon users

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Nikon has released NX Studio, a new all-in-one image management and editing program for macOS and Windows computers. The new program is designed to view, process and edit still photos and video. As Mike Tomkins detailed in our review, NX … Read More

Video: Programmer shows it’s possible to run a Minecraft server on a Canon EOS SL2 (200D) DSLR

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We’ve already seen how DOOM can be played on a Kodak digital camera from 1998. It appears though that’s not the only gaming software that can be played on a digital camera. In a recent YouTube video, a programmer that … Read More

A little bit of everything: Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 gallery update

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The Nikon Z 24-200m F4-6.3 is an impressively capable travel zoom for the company’s full-frame and APS-C Z-mount cameras. It doesn’t have a super-fast maximum aperture (it’d be the size of a bazooka if it did, after all), but it … Read More

Review: Nikon NX Studio answers our plea for a free, all-in-one editing app

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Introduction Nikon NX Studio version 1.0.0’s user interface. A few weeks ago, we published an article comparing Nikon’s free ViewNX-i and Capture NX-D utilities with their dominant payware alternative, Adobe Camera Raw, which also underlies the popular Adobe Lightroom Classic. … Read More

Peak Design calls out Amazon for making a ‘copycat’ of its Everyday Sling

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Peak Design has taken to YouTube to call out Amazon for what it claims is a ‘knockoff’ version of its Everyday Sling that appears in the company’s Basics range. In lighthearted video entitled ‘A Tale of Two Slings’, Peak Design … Read More

Format announces Workflow, a service to help photographers manage their business

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Format, a leading website-building platform for photographers, has announced a new feature, Workflow. Designed to help photographers streamline their business operations, Workflow offers features such as password-protected client galleries, branded file transfers and more. New branded, password-protected Client Galleries make … Read More

Gitzo creates ever-lasting Légende tripod with unlimited warranty

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Disclaimer: Remember to do your research with any crowdfunding project before backing it. DPReview does its best to share only projects that look legitimate and come from reliable creators, but as with any crowdfunded campaign, there’s always the risk of … Read More

New Phantom TMX high-speed cameras can record at up to 1.75M fps

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Vision Research, maker of high-speed cameras, has announced the Phantom TMX series. The TMX series consists of two cameras, the TMX 7510 and TMX 6410, and they are the first high-speed cameras to use back-side illuminated (BSI) image sensors. The … Read More

Fujifilm XF 70-300mm F4-5.6 sample gallery

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Chris and Jordan just wrapped up their review of the Fujifilm XF 70-300mm F4-5.6. Check out this gallery of images they shot while testing the lens, including samples captured with 1.4x and 2x teleconverters, and judge its image quality for … Read More

Fujifilm XF 70-300mm F4-5.6 review

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The Fujifilm XF 70-300 F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a long tele-zoom lens for X-mount cameras. How does it stack up for optical quality? Chris and Jordan put it to the test to find out. Subscribe to our YouTube … Read More

Sony a1 initial review

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Image quality The Sony a1 offers really sensational image quality for almost any type of photography you might be interested in. Processed in Adobe Camera Raw. ISO 100 | 1/800 sec | F1.4 | Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM Photo … Read More

Review: DJI’s FPV drone combines DJI features with the fun of a racing drone

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DJI has officially entered the FPV (first-person-view) drone market. Typically, remote pilots interested in the type of immersive flight experience FPV drones provide, including the ability to maneuver through tight spaces and in close proximity to objects, all while performing … Read More

Kenko Tokina forms alliance with Carl Zeiss to be its distributor for lenses and more in Japan

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A Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar 135mm F2.8 lens attached to a Sony mirrorless camera. Kenko Tokina has announced a new business alliance with Carl Zeiss that will see Kenko Tokina take over sales and repair services for Carl Zeiss products … Read More

Laowa announces five new manual lenses: three full-frame, one APS-C and one MFT

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Venus Optics has announced the release of five new manual Laowa lenses, including three for full-frame camera systems, one for APS-C camera systems and one for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) camera systems. Venus Optics hasn’t shared pricing or availability information … Read More

The DJI FPV is an all-in-one solution to first-person-view drones

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DJI has launched a new type of FPV drone. A hybrid of a traditional first-person-view immersive flight experience from a traditional rig and a cinematic camera drone, their latest release also offers GPS, obstacle avoidance sensors, the ability to hover … Read More

BenQ announces pro-level SW271C 27″ 4K monitor aimed at photo and video users

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BenQ has announced the SW271C 4K 27″ monitor. The new 4K display builds upon the foundation laid by its predecessor, the SW271, in 2017. The SW271C promises accurate colors, improved workflow tools and better features than the SW271. The SW271C … Read More

Profoto’s $17K Pro-11 flash pack gets AirX connectivity

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Flash manufacturer Profoto has introduced a new version of its Pro flash pack that includes its smartphone-connected wireless control system. The new Pro-11 is nearly identical to the existing five-year-old Pro-10 but comes with the company’s AirX wireless module built-in … Read More

‘Deep Nostalgia’ AI tech animates old photos and brings them to life

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The online genealogy company MyHeritage has launched a new AI-powered service, Deep Nostalgia. This new service animates family photos (or other photos, as we’ll see) to allow users to ‘experience your family history like never before.’ Deep Nostalgia uses AI … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of the 10th Annual Mobile Photography Awards

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The annual Mobile Photography Awards (MPA) organizers have announced the winners and runners-up of their 10th annual competition. MPA is the longest-running international competition that recognizes and rewards photography captured on mobile phones or tablets. Over 5,700 images were submitted … Read More

Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN sample gallery

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Chris and Jordan shot this colorful sample gallery with the Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN while filming their review of the lens for DPReview TV. Check it out and judge image quality for yourself. When viewing this gallery, please note … Read More

Field review: Panasonic S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS

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Introduction The Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro O.I.S. is a moderately sized, moderately far-reaching and optically stabilized telephoto zoom lens for full-frame or APS-C L-mount cameras. Aimed at wildlife, sports, aircraft and vehicle photography as well as portraiture, it … Read More

Adobe Camera Raw vs. Olympus Workspace: Which app should you use?

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Did you receive a brand-new Olympus camera over the holidays? If so, chances are good that the next addition to your photographic toolbox will be a Raw processor from the likes of Adobe, Capture One, DxO or one of their … Read More

Sony FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 sample gallery

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The Sony FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 is a compact, retractable full-frame zoom lens that’s bundled with the a7C and is also available separately for $500. When mounted to one of Sony’s APS-C cameras, it’s equivalent to a rather unconventional focal length … Read More

The Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K redux

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  Last week we published a video about the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K, and comments came swiftly. We heard your feedback and re-shot the episode to replace some questionable footage. Here’s our new and improved version, with Jordan at … Read More

Pentax announces K-1 II J Limited 01 DSLR in four colors for the Japanese market

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Pentax has launched a quartet of recolored versions of its K-1 Mark II DSLR, which was first released in 2018 and is currently the company’s flagship K Series camera. The K-1 Mark II J Limited 01 DSLR seems to be … Read More

FiLMiC patents image remapping technology promising nearly 5x faster performance

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FiLMiC has patented a new high-efficiency image remapping technology, Cubiform. The newly-patented Cubiform is ‘an approach to applying a remap to each pixel in an image.’ Cubiform generates color look-up tables (C-LUTs) using a dynamic set of parameters, which can … Read More

Sigma GM reveals a new DG DN Sports zoom lens is being developed

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Earlier today, Sigma broadcasted a livestream wherein it gave updates on its mirrorless lens development efforts. The 30-minute detailed covered a number of topics regarding its ongoing efforts to develop more lenses for mirrorless camera systems, but one of the … Read More

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Color slide film

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A 1960’s magazine ad for Kodak’s various lines of slide film. Image courtesy of Nesster Slide film, otherwise known as positive, reversal or transparency film (and occasionally as ‘E-6’ for its development process), was the choice of ‘pro’ shooters back … Read More

Nikon Z7 II sample gallery update

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Nikon’s Z7 II has a 45MP sensor in a fantastically solid and well-sealed body, so when the snow started coming down across western Washington State, it seemed like the perfect camera to document our first major snow event in two … Read More

Leica’s latest limited-edition camera is a black and gold Daniel Craig x Greg Williams collab

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Leica has announced its latest limited special edition camera, the Leica Q2 Daniel Craig x Greg Williams. The limited special edition camera is limited to just two units and was created ‘in close collaboration with award-winning actor Daniel Craig and … Read More

Sony a7S III gets S-Cinetone color profile with new 2.00 firmware update

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Earlier this week, Sony Nordic accidentally sent out a newsletter with details of the next firmware update for its a7S III mirrorless camera. Now, firmware version 2.00 for the a7S III is live and ready to download for all. As … Read More

What you need to know about new Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN

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Billed by Sigma as ‘a more compact alternative to the existing 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art’, the new 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN is indeed considerably smaller and 365 g (almost a pound) lighter than it’s ‘Art’ series contemporary. Despite … Read More

Our new reference camera: Phase One XF IQ4 150MP added to studio test scene

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Digital formats have often ended up mimicking the dimensions of film formats, simply because the lenses for those formats already existed. But the higher performance and more steeply rising cost of fabricating ever larger expanses of silicon mean that the … Read More

Ricoh updates Pentax 31mm F1.8, 43mm F1.9 and 77mm F1.8 Limited lenses

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Ricoh has announced the release of three HD Pentax-FA Limited lenses for K-mount DSLR cameras: the HD Pentax-FA 31mm F1.8 Limited, HD Pentax-FA 43mm F1.9 Limited and HD Pentax-FA 77mm F1.8 Limited. These three lenses feature the same optical construction … Read More

NASA’s Juno spacecraft recently captured a stunning image of Jupiter

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Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS With all the recent excitement surrounding NASA’s Perseverance rover landing on Mars and new images, we’ve got space on the brain. This month, NASA published a beautiful image of the gas giant Jupiter that its Juno spacecraft … Read More

Video: A brothers’ road-trip around Washington State in ‘Return to Western’

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This is sponsored content, created with the support of Amazon and Sony The ongoing global pandemic has wrought havoc on everyone’s lives in some way, and one experience that has been common across the country and the globe is that … Read More

Samsung unveils 50MP ISOCELL GN2 smartphone sensor with Dual Pixel Pro, Smart ISO Pro and more

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Samsung has announced the details of the ISOCELL GN2, its second-generation 50MP smartphone image sensor that features 1.4μm pixels, improved autofocus capabilities, better HDR capture and more. The 1/1.12″-type (11.4 x 8.6mm) GN2 slightly increases the pixel size to 1.4μm, … Read More

Sigma announces 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary for L and E mounts

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Sigma has announced its new 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens for L and E mounts. The company says that its design is based on that of the 24-70mm F2.8 Art, and makes the bold claim that image quality will … Read More

DPReview TV: Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 review

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  The Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN is small, but how does it perform optically? Chris has the answers. Meanwhile, Jordan begins his stint filming episodes with the Pentax K-01. Let the fun begin. Sample photos from this episode Sigma … Read More

NASA shares Perseverance’s first 360° view of Mars

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On February 18, NASA’s Perseverance rover landed on Mars and sent back to Earth its first images. Since then, NASA’s Perseverance team has been busy exploring the Jezero Crater area. NASA has followed up its initial images with a high-quality, … Read More

Rode’s new Wireless Go II system now offers dual channel recording, onboard storage and more

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Australian audio experts Rode has announced the Wireless Go II, its second-generation dual channel wireless microphone system. The new system consists of the same basic form factor as its Wireless Go predecessor, but adds the ability to record two sound … Read More

A closer look at Sony’s FX3 ‘compact cinematography’ camera

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The much-leaked Sony FX3 has finally been publicly announced. As expected, it’s an E-mount full-frame video camera that sits at the bottom of Sony’s ‘Cinema Line’ and bridges the gap between the portability of the a7S III and the capability … Read More

Sony adds compact full-frame FX3 to Cinema Line

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Sony has formally announced the much-leaked FX3 full-frame video camera. The FX3 marks the entry point to the Cinema Line of video cameras, and wears Alpha branding, setting it between the FX6 and the a7S III. It’s built around the … Read More

Interview: Sony’s Masaaki Oshima – “The Alpha 1 is the first step towards the next decade”

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Masaaki Oshima, Deputy Senior General Manager, Camera System Business Division, at Sony Imaging Products & Solutions. Pictured holding the new Sony Alpha 1. Following the launch of Sony’s new Alpha 1 (a1) full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, we sat down … Read More

Sony Nordic reveals the a7S III is getting S-Cinetone color profile with its 2.00 firmware update

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Sony Nordic, in an email that appears to have been sent out too soon, has confirmed Sony is bringing S-Cinetone to the Sony a7S III in a version 2.00 firmware update. According to the email, which Sony Alpha Rumors is … Read More

Huawei announces foldable Mate X2 smartphone with Leica-branded cameras

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Foldable phones are becoming more commonplace. Competing against the Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei’s new Mate X2 builds upon Huawei’s two previous foldable phones while incorporating a refreshed design. The Mate X2 opens from the inside rather than the outside, and … Read More

Venus Optics launches Laowa 11mm F4.5 lens for Canon RF mount, 65mm F2.8 2X Macro lens for Nikon Z mount

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Venus Optics has announced it’s adding new mount support for two of its Laowa lenses. The Laowa 11mm F4.5 FF RL (full-frame rectilinear) lens is now available for Canon RF mount camera systems and the Laowa 65mm F2.8 2x Ultra-Macro … Read More

We’ve updated our gallery of samples from the new Sony a1

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With 50MP to play with, the Sony a1 offers plenty of resolution and speed for just about any purpose. While one of those purposes is sports (which there isn’t much of due to the pandemic), as we press on with … Read More

Interview: Scott Bourne on new Olympus 150-400mm PRO lens – ‘when I first heard about it, it blew my mind’

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This is sponsored content, created in partnership with Olympus Rufous hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus)Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, M.Zuiko 40-150mm F2.8 PRO (@284mm equiv.) Professional wildlife photographer and Olympus Visionary Scott Bourne is one of the best-known names in bird photography. … Read More

Video: Hasselblad discusses its design philosophy for the X System

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Hasselblad has launched a new video series, ‘Hasselblad’s Home,’ that gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at Hasselblad’s headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. The series shares insight from designers and engineers regarding the development of Hasselblad’s medium format cameras and the philosophies … Read More

Panasonic S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS sample gallery

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Our intrepid DPRTV team up in Canada has been braving the below-freezing conditions to bring us a gallery of images from the new Panasonic S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS. Click through the images above to see how they got on. … Read More

DPReview TV: The Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K could teach mirrorless cameras a few things

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f As its name implies, the Blackmagic Ursa Pro 12K shoots 12K video. But it also includes features that mirrorless camera makers could learn from. Jordan shows us what he likes about Blackmagic’s design – and what it’s like to … Read More

NASA’s ambitious Perseverance rover lands on Mars and sends back its first images

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The first image sent back to Earth from Perseverance following its successful landing on Mars. You can see Perseverance’s shadow in the foreground. Image credit: NASA On July 30, 2020, NASA launched its Mars Perseverance Rover on an Atlas V … Read More

Avalanche can now convert Aperture, Lightroom catalogs for use with Luminar AI

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A new version of CYME’s Avalanche application that converts image catalogs from one software brand to another has been introduced. This latest version now allows Aperture and Lightroom users to translate their current image collections for compatibility with Skylum’s Luminar … Read More

Hands-on with Panasonic’s new 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 for L-mount

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The Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS is a tele-zoom lens designed for Panasonic’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. It brings a useful focal range to telephoto shooters with a bit more reach, and at a lower price point, than the company’s … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of the 2021 Portraits of Humanity competition

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Artist Statement: I never faced something like a pandemic. It’s been hard to stop completely our life in order to stay safe. This is my best friend and his boyfriend after three months of distance because of the quarantine. There … Read More

Film Fridays: battle of two Medium Format titans – Mamiya 7 vs. Makina 67

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The interchangeable lens Mamiya 7 and fixed / collapsible lens Plaubel Makina 67 are titans of the medium format world, and both still command quite high prices on today’s used market. But rarely are they directly compared to one another, … Read More

Is something going on with Google Pixel cameras? Reports of failure are on the rise

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Google Pixel devices have been well-regarded for their photographic capabilities. However, are the devices plagued with unreliability? Android Police is reporting that the Google Camera app has been hit with more frequent 1-star reviews in the past year, with many … Read More

Nikon’s Z6 II, Z7 II are getting 1.10 firmware update with 4K60p shooting, improved Eye AF and Blackmagic Raw

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Nikon USA has announced it will release pair of firmware updates for its Z6 II and Z7 II mirrorless camera systems on February 25. The updates add, amongst bug fixes and other improvements, the ability to shoot 4K video at … Read More

Leica introduces APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 L-mount lens

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Published Feb 18, 2021 | dpreview staff Leica has introduced the APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 ASPH lens for full-frame L-mount bodies. It features 13 elements, 6 of which are aspherical; several of the elements are of the anomalous partial dispersion type … Read More

Panasonic announces Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro for L-mount

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Panasonic has announced the Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS for full-frame (and APS-C) L-mount bodies. The onboard image stabilizer reduces shake by up to 5.5 stops when used with a Dual IS-equipped body. The lens has 17 elements, including … Read More

Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 pre-production sample gallery

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Right about the time we got our hands on the new Panasonic S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS zoom lens, Seattle got hit with a rare winter snow storm that provided a great backdrop for our pre-production sample gallery. Check out … Read More

DPReview TV: Panasonic 70-300 F4.5-5.6 first impressions review

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Chris made it out of quarantine in time to review the new Panasonic 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 lens for L-mount. The temperature may be -20ºC, but in Calgary that’s almost shirtsleeve weather. Source link

Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 sample gallery

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Right about the time we got our hands on the new Panasonic S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS zoom lens, Seattle got hit with a rare winter snow storm that provided a great backdrop for our pre-production sample gallery. Check out … Read More

DPReview TV: Panasonic 70-300 F4.5-5.6 review

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Chris made it out of quarantine in time to review the new Panasonic 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 lens for L-mount. The temperature may be -20ºC, but in Calgary that’s almost shirtsleeve weather. Sample photos from this episode The Sony Alpha 1 is … Read More

Ricoh announces its Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR has been delayed

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Ricoh has released a development update for its Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR camera system, announcing its release has been delayed due to supply chain issues. Originally announced on October 27, 2020, the Pentax K-3 Mark III was set … Read More

Blackmagic Design’s new Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro is a Super 35 camera with tilting screen, built-in ND filters and more

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  Blackmagic Design has announced the latest camera in its Pocket Cinema Camera lineup, the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro (BMPCC6KP), an EF-mount Super 35mm cinema camera with a tilting touchscreen LCD display, built-in ND filter and more. The announcement, … Read More

Nikon develops 1″-type square CMOS sensor that can capture HDR video at 1,000 fps

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Nikon Japan has announced (machine-translated) it’s developed a 17.84-megapixel 1”-type multi-layer CMOS image sensor that can capture high dynamic range video at up to 1,000 frames per second. Nikon is known to use Sony sensors in a number of its … Read More

Comparison Review: Can VueScan or SilverFast archive your film better?

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Introduction A difficult 2020 that has blended into a difficult 2021 has made it harder for many of us to get outside and shoot, but that doesn’t mean you have to neglect your photography. If you’re like me, you probably … Read More

Sony Japan teases new compact cinema camera release on February 24

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Editor’s Note: (Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM): It appears there are multiple times being cited by Sony in various regions that don’t align with one another when accounting for timezones. We have contacted a Sony representative and will … Read More

OmniVision’s new 50MP OV50A smartphone sensor promises ‘DSLR level’ phase detection autofocus performance

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Sensor manufacturer OmniVision has announced the specifications for the OV50A, a new 50MP 1/1.5″ smartphone camera sensor that offers 100% phase detection autofocus (PDAF) coverage. The OV50A is built using OmniVision’s PureCel Plus-S stacked die technology and offers 50MP resolution … Read More

Fox Sports adds FPV cinema drones to its coverage of Daytona 500

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A view of Daytona International Speedway from the grandstands during the 2019 Coke Zero 400. When it comes to NASCAR, the Daytona 500 is the equivalent of the NFL’s Superbowl. Both events occur annually in February and are the most … Read More

Video: A 1000fps look at how a 16mm motion picture camera works

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Gav with The Slow Mo Guys wanted to check out how a 16mm motion picture camera works in crisp slow motion. Using a Phantom Flex4K, he recorded at a blazing-fast 1,000 frames per second. The Phantom Flex4K is an incredible … Read More

Watch as Via films shoots with the DJI RS 2 gimbal in Portland, Oregon

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This is sponsored content, made possible with the support of Amazon and DJI The DJI RS 2 is a gimbal designed for medium-size DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Made of strong, lightweight carbon fiber, the RS2 can support a payload of … Read More

Video: Leica short film ‘Do It Justice’ shows the importance of capturing moments: Digital Photography Review

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Commercial film director Nate Townsend has a very personal connection to the Leica brand. Last year, Townsend’s father, Tom, died of cancer only two weeks after receiving an unexpected diagnosis. In addition to countless lessons and influence, Tom Townsend also … Read More

Cosina releases three new 35mm F2 lenses for Leica M, Sony E mount

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Cosina has announced three new manual Voigtlander 35mm F2 lenses, including two for Leica M mount camera systems and one for Sony E mount camera systems. Voigtlander Ultron Vintage Line 35mm F2 Aspherical Type II VM First up is the … Read More

Ricoh launches limited-edition GR III ‘GRowING’ kit in China, with green accents and accessories

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Ricoh has announced the release of the GR III ‘GRowING’ ING Edition Special Limited Kit, a nature-inspired set that adds green accents to the compact camera as well as a collection of matching accessories. The GR III ‘GRowING’ ING Edition … Read More

Sony a1 added to studio test scene for stills and video

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Test scene Our test scene is designed to simulate a variety of textures, colors and detail types you’ll encounter in the real world. It also has two illumination modes to see the effect of different lighting conditions. The 50MP, ‘stacked’ … Read More

Gallery update: Fujifilm XF 27mm F2.8 R WR

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Fujifilm’s new XF 27mm F2.8 R WR is so nice, we decided to keep shooting with it and fill out our gallery with more samples. Optically identical to Fujfilm’s other 27mm F2.8, this version adds an aperture ring and weather … Read More

MonsterAdapter’s new LA-FE1 adds AF support to Nikon AF-I, AF-P and AF-S lenses on select Sony cameras

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Lens adapter gurus MonsterAdapter has announced the details of the LA-FE1, a new adapter that brings autofocus to Nikon AF-I, AF-S and AF-P lenses when used with select Sony mirrorless cameras. MonsterAdapter claims in its announcement that it’s already developed … Read More

Why Raw video might not be the game-changer you expect

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External recorders such as the Atomos Ninja V shown here can encode a Raw video stream into a formats such as Apple’s ProRes RAW. Raw video has become something of a talking point as more and more cameras have provided … Read More

DPReview TV: Sony a7 III vs. Fujifilm X-T4

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The Sony a7 III and Fujifilm X-T4 aren’t cameras we would normally compare head-to-head. Yet, they’re two of the most popular enthusiast models available today. Watch Chris and Jordan duke it out over which one is best. Source link

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra hands-on video shows off massive camera bump with 3-camera array built-in screen

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Image credits: Screenshots in this article are from the original Tech Buff PH video. Click to enlarge. In a video that’s since been hidden, YouTuber Tech Buff PH shared a hands-on review of what appears to be a new Xiaomi … Read More

Video: Brendan Barry makes 20″ x 24″ wildflower image using camera obscura and color reversal process

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UK-based photographer Brendan Barry has used his lockdown to grow closer to nature. He’s been taking regular neighborhood walks with his daughter and learning more about the area surrounding their home in Exeter and the city’s surprising nature. They have … Read More

Slideshow: Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award winners

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Late conservation activist Steve Irwin would be proud of this particular accomplishment. His son, Robert, won Wildlife Photographer of the Year’s People’s Choice Award for his top-down drone image. A wildfire ripped through a forest near the Steve Irwin Wildlife … Read More

Film Friday: Voigtlander Bessaflex TM

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In many regards, the Voigtlander Bessaflex TM is the perfect fully mechanical film SLR (batteries are only needed for the meter): it’s small and light, sports a bright viewfinder and is incredibly straightforward to shoot with. Unfortunately, it debuted at … Read More

Canon Photo Culling is a new iOS app that uses artificial intelligence to evaluate your photos

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When you have many photos on your smartphone, like hundreds or even thousands, it can be challenging trying to locate images and keep your files organized. Different companies are working on using AI technologies to help identify, organize and even … Read More

Leaked photos allegedly show off Sony’s new FX3 Cinema Line mirrorless camera

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Over the past 24 hours, images and details of a forthcoming Sony cinema camera have leaked, showing off what appears to be a compact cinema camera called the FX3 (ILME-FX3). Little information is available at this time. All we know … Read More

AI-powered Same Energy is a visual search engine designed to show you aesthetically similar photos

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Canadian developer Jacob Jackson has created a new web tool for using visuals to search for images. The AI-powered tool, Same Energy, allows you to either search using text or using a pasted or uploaded image. Once you have entered … Read More

Sony a1 initial review

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Introduction The Sony a1 is the company’s flagship interchangeable lens camera, with a 50MP sensor that can capture bursts of images at 30 frames per second and records 8K video. That sensor also helps power the a1’s capable autofocus system, … Read More

DPReview TV: Favorite episodes and a subscriber challenge

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It’s been almost three years since we launched our new YouTube channel, DPReview TV. Since then, we’ve published almost 250 episodes including product reviews, how-to videos, and more. These videos have allowed us to bring you more photo-related content than … Read More

Slideshow: World Photography Organisation announces the 2021 National Awards winners

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The National Awards program was created by Sony, along with the World Photography Organisation, to identify and support local photographic communities around the world. Over 330,000 images were submitted from 220 territories for Sony’s 2021 World Photography Awards. From that … Read More

The ‘X-Tra’ camera battery Kickstarter campaign appears to have been a scam

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Back on November 19, 2020, we published an article covering news of a Kickstarter campaign that appeared to be funding the production of the X-tra Battery, a product that claimed to be ‘the camera battery, re-invented.’ Now, it appears the … Read More

Venus Optics releases four Laowa lenses for L mount camera systems

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Venus Optics has announced it’s bringing four of its Laowa lenses to L mount camera systems. Now, owners of L mount camera systems can snag native versions of Venus Optics’ Laowa 4mm F2.8 Fisheye, Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D, Laowa 24mm … Read More

DPReview TV: This G-Tech hand warmer can keep you—and your batteries—warm in winter conditions

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Wait… you’re reviewing a what? Chris and Jordan work in some pretty frigid conditions in the winter, so they’ve been using the G-Tech battery-powered hand warmer. Find out why they think it’s a useful accessory for cold weather photographers. Source … Read More

Sony Japan delays release of its FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens, cites ‘production reasons’

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Sony Japan has put out a notice (translated) informing consumers the release date for its FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens has been delayed. Announced on January 13, the Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM was initially scheduled for release in mid-February … Read More

Sony’s ZV-1 camera can now be used as a webcam over USB thanks to firmware version 2.00

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Sony has released a new firmware update for its ZV-1 camera that adds the ability to use it as a webcam over USB without the need for an HDMI adapter. Firmware version 2.00 for the ZV-1 doesn’t bring new autofocus … Read More

More than megapixels: 108MP Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs. 20.2MP Canon 1DX II

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Photographer and video producer Kevin Raposo wanted to test how Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphone compares to a $6,000 professional DSLR camera. Specifically, Raposo wants to see how the 108MP image sensor in the S21 Ultra compares to the … Read More

Taking to the skies with the DJI Mini 2

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This is sponsored content, made possible with the support of Amazon and DJI The DJI Mini 2 is DJI’s latest entry-level drone, and At only 249 grams – or just over half a pound – the Mini 2 lives up … Read More

Sample gallery: The Fujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 on the GFX 100

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The GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR is a sort of medium zoom for Fujifilm’s GFX cameras, giving users a 35mm-equivalent focal length of around 36-80mm. We’ve actually found it to be a really handy range for all types … Read More

Alice MFT camera combines smartphone AI with interchangeable lenses, now live on Indiegogo

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Photogram has launched a pre-order campaign for the Alice camera — a camera it says will combine the AI and computational photography characteristics of a smartphone camera with the larger sensor and interchangeable lens system of the Micro Four Thirds … Read More

Caught on video: Photographers robbed of $7,000 in gear while stuck in traffic in San Francisco

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Real estate photographers Ben Barghabany and Mahsa Tighi of HomeShots experienced a photographer’s worst nightmare, having their gear stolen. The pair of photographers were sitting in traffic in San Francisco when, in broad daylight, a robber smashed their back window … Read More

Royal Photographic Society makes 165 years of its Journal free online

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The Royal Photographic Society has digitized its archive and made issues of its magazine, the RPS Journal, free to read online. Visitors to the Society’s website will be able to read issues dating right back to the first magazine that … Read More

Kickstarter: Compact Reveni Labs Spot Meter uses unique two-eye aiming method

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While digital photography is popular, film photography still has a dedicated following and beginner film photographers are popping up regularly. New products for analog photographers are popping up regularly to meet experienced and novice film photographers’ needs. Reveni Labs has … Read More

Nikon Q3 financial report: revenue and profit down double-digits as it prepares for future sustainability

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Nikon has released third-quarter (Q3) financial results for its 2021 fiscal year (FY2021), revealing the harsh realities of a shrinking market further impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As doom-and-gloom as the numbers may appear though, it seems Nikon’s Imaging Products … Read More

Fujifilm X-E4 pre-production gallery updated with more samples

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We’ve been shooting around more with our pre-production Fujifilm X-E4 and though its image quality is a known-quantity, we’re now getting a much better sense of of how it handles. In many ways, it feels like an interchangeable lens version … Read More

Tamron 17-70 F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD field review

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Introduction The Tamron 17-70 F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD is a very compact general-purpose lens for Sony’s APS-C, E-mount mirrorless cameras. Think of it as roughly equivalent to a 24-105mm F4 lens on a full-frame camera, but scaled down to … Read More

Interview: Learn how robotics company MRMC puts cameras where photographers aren’t allowed to go

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MRMC pods containing Nikon D5s and 80-400mm lenses, set up for coverage of the inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol on January 20th 2021. How do you cover an event where photographers aren’t allowed? Last month saw the inauguration of … Read More

Sony a1 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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Our team at DPReview TV just finished their review of the new Sony a1. Here’s a gallery of images they shot while testing the camera, straight from the frozen northlands. View the Sony a1 sample gallery The new a1 is … Read More

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Color print film

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All photos by Dan Bracaglia Color print film (otherwise known as color negative film) was the most popular variety of film in the pre-digital photography era, primarily because it was cheap to develop and easy to show and share the … Read More

DPReview TV: Ultraviolet light – see the world through the eyes of insects

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Think you know what the world looks like? Think again! DPReview TV host and mad scientist Don Komarechka shows us what the world looks like when seen through ultraviolet light. Source link

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