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

Video: How to make a negative from peel-apart instant film: Digital Photography Review

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Image credits: shared with permission from Jake Hicks. All rights reserved. Analog photography has been making a steady comeback for the past several years. So much so that Polaroid, who was on the brink of bankruptcy in 2008, recently merged … 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

DPReview TV: Sony a1 review: Digital Photography Review

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Published Feb 6, 2021 | dpreview staff With Chris still in quarantine, Jordan becomes a one man camera reviewing machine. He takes us through the Sony a1 from top to bottom, then tells us what he thinks. … Read More

Gear from yesteryear: What does a 40-year-old lens look like at 46 Megapixels?: Digital Photography Review

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The Nikon Micro-Nikkor 55mm F2.8 was introduced back in 1979, just one year before the release of Nikon’s third professional SLR camera body, the F3. I don’t know when my particular copy of this lens was made, but it looks … Read More

U.S. Senator Mike Lee reintroduces Drone Federalism Bill: Digital Photography Review

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Update: please don’t call your local senator. Amendment 256 has been shelved for the time being. We’re keeping this article up as representatives from DSPA predict that Senator Mike Lee will make another attempt to pass this bill in the … Read More

Affinity Photo 1.9 released: Free update improves performance, adds astrophotography stacking, and more: Digital Photography Review

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Affinity has launched version 1.9 of its entire Affinity suite, including Affinity Photo. The free update adds many new features to Affinity Photo, including linked layers, astrophotography stacking, hardware acceleration on Windows and much more. Across the entire Affinity suite, … Read More

KamLan to launch $300 32mm F1.1 manual lens for APS-C camera systems

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The Sony a7S III is a 12MP full-frame camera primarily designed with video in mind. We take a look beyond the specs to see what it offers to filmmakers. The GFX 100S fits most of the capabilities of the GFX … 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

Photography-themed playing cards take a gamble on Kickstarter: Digital Photography Review

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A specialist design company based in Holland has launched a new set of playing cards decorated with camera-related icons that’s aimed to appeal to photography enthusiasts. The Dutch Card House Company, which creates artistically designed playing card packs, has already … Read More

Canon produced its 150-millionth lens in January, marking an incredible milestone 34 years in the making: Digital Photography Review

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Canon’s current collection of EF and RF lenses for both still and cinema cameras. Click to enlarge. Canon has announced it reached the ‘significant milestone’ of producing its 150-millionth interchangeable (EF and RF) lens in January 2021. In its press … Read More

Photographer blends science and art by slicing up a Leica M6 rangefinder: Digital Photography Review

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Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner specializes in dissecting objects and photographing them in stunning detail. His work is meticulously and thoughtfully crafted. One of Oefner’s more famous series, ‘Disintegrating,’ features images of performance cars seemingly being blown apart. Fabian’s latest project, … Read More

Video: Orbit around the moon for 4 hours in this real-time video: Digital Photography Review

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Seán Doran uses still images from organizations like NASA and JAXA to create stunning videos. His latest work is ‘MOON in Real Time I,’ which is the first video seen below. Doran denoised, graded, repaired and retimed footage from the … Read More

Sony a1 sample gallery: Digital Photography Review

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Published Feb 4, 2021 | dpreview staff Sony’s new flagship Alpha 1 camera offers 50MP of resolution (and 200MP in a high-res mode) as well as ultra-fast burst shooting and incredibly dependable autofocus. We’ve had our hands … Read More

Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM field review: Digital Photography Review

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Introduction The Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM is a high-end, medium-wide prime lens for Sony’s E-mount cameras. While there have been high-end 35mm F1.4 primes in the lineup for some time – including Sony’s own Zeiss-branded Distagon 35mm F1.4 – … Read More

Nikon to cease operations at two of its interchangeable lens production factories in March: Digital Photography Review

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A promotional image from Nikon showing off just some of its expansive lens lineup. According to a report (translated, partially walled behind a free account) from Nikkei Shimbun, Nikon is set cease operations at two of its Japanese interchangeable lens … Read More

ON1 announces Professional Plugin support for Capture One: Digital Photography Review

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ON1 has announced that its ON1 Professional Plugin Bundle is now available for Capture One photo editing software. The new Capture One support joins existing plugin support for Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Affinity Photo, Corel, and Apple Photos. The ON1 … Read More

Couple who faked Everest summit pictures hit with 10-year ban after not doing it well enough: Digital Photography Review

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A couple who used edited images to ‘prove’ they had reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain has received a ten-year ban from climbing any Nepalese mountain after being undone by some pretty basic errors. The first clue, according … Read More

Sony a7S III review: Digital Photography Review

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Sony’s alpha 7S Mark III is the third iteration in the most video-focused of the company’s a7 series of full frame cameras. It’s essentially a native 4K camera with impressive video specs and a revised user interface. It can capture … 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

Video: The history of cameras in space and how iconic space photos were captured: Digital Photography Review

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Astronauts have been taking cameras into space Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov orbited the Earth aboard the Vostok 2 in 1961. Since then, astronauts have used cameras to capture some of the most iconic photos of space exploration and created important … Read More

Negative Lab Pro 2.2 update brings rebuilt engine, new tools, LUT-based emulations and more to Lightroom: Digital Photography Review

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Negative conversion device Negative Lab Pro has launched a model 2.2 update it calls ‘the most rigorously developed update’ to date, bringing with it a ‘new engine, easier editing tools, and breathtaking color and tone reproduction’ For these unfamiliar with … Read More

Film Fridays: Dreams come true

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Published Oct 9, 2020 | dpreview employees To any collector/enjoyer of outdated cameras, the thought of stumbling upon on huge stash of mint-condition gear, from a long-gone period, is the last word dream. And that dream just lately grew to … Read More

Tether Tools Smart Shooter 4 adds Sony tethering to Lightroom Classic: Digital Photography Review

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Tether Tools has launched a brand new model of its Smart Shooter software that adds a plug-in for Sony cameras to allow them to tether immediately into Adobe’s Lightroom Classic. The standalone software program can also be suitable with Nikon … Read More

NASA translates Milky Way images into sound using sonification: Digital Photography Review

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NASA has used sonification, the method of turning knowledge into audio with a purpose to understand it in a brand new approach, to disclose the ‘sounds’ of our universe. A video containing the generated audio was lately revealed by NASA’s … Read More

Camera Bits releases Photo Mechanic Plus, a new DAM with an emphasis on speed, efficiency: Digital Photography Review

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Camera Bits, the company behind the favored image ingestion program Photo Mechanic, has launched its newest product, Photo Mechanic Plus. This new program choices all of the ingestion, code different and totally different choices inside the same old Photo Mechanic … Read More

Adobe announces Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2021: Digital Photography Review

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Adobe has announced Photoshop Elements 2021 and Premiere Elements 2021. The purposes are designed to supply highly effective instruments in a easy, easy-to-use interface. Adobe’s Sensei AI know-how can also be prevalent all through each apps, delivering options corresponding to … Read More

Interview: Keiji Oishi of Nikon – “It’s time to get excited”: Digital Photography Review

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Keiji Oishi – Department Manager of Nikon’s Imaging Business Unit, UX Planning Department. Picture courtesy of Nikon. What a yr it has been. We last spoke to Nikon executives at CES in January, earlier than most individuals had even heard … Read More

Photo software Exposure X6 brings 3x faster processing and a host of new auto adjustments: Digital Photography Review

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The Exposure photograph enhancing software utility, that was previously Alien Skin, has been up to date with enhanced GPU optimization that permits some oft-used features to run at 3 times the velocity. Exposure X6 additionally introduces a assortment of new … Read More

Disk Drill 4 makes it easier to recover Raw image, video files from damaged drives and memory cards: Digital Photography Review

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The macOS model of disk restoration software program Disk Drill has acquired a significant 4.0 replace that provides, amongst different options, a dramatically improved potential to recover RAW picture codecs from drives and memory playing cards. Disk Drill for macOS … Read More

Lime One is a compact, easy to use light meter you attach to your camera’s shoe mount: Digital Photography Review

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German mechatronics engineer Johannes Heberlein has launched a new picture accent on Kickstarter, the Lime One compact scorching shoe light meter. The meter has been designed to be very easy to use, and even updates its readings in real-time. In … Read More

Samsung details new 65/14nm stacked sensor design for improving power efficiency, density of mobile image sensors: Digital Photography Review

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Stacked Architecture of the chipset Samsung details in its new paper. Samsung has published a paper detailing a new stacked CMOS mobile image sensor that makes use of a 14nm processing layer to ship high-resolution pictures whereas lowering power consumption. … Read More

DPReview TV: Sony LA-EA5 A-mount to E-mount adapter review: Digital Photography Review

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Published Oct 7, 2020 | dpreview staff Sony just breathed new life into older A-mount lenses thanks to its LA-EA5 adapter for E-mount. Watch our review to find out why it could be a great option for those who still … Read More

Video: The impact of hand-colorized photos on photography in 19th century Japan: Digital Photography Review

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For many years, photography was strictly a monochromatic medium. While images offered people detailed depictions of people and places, without color, some people found photographs to be incomplete. In a new video, Vox shares the history of colorized photos and … Read More

Dell announces $5K 31.5-inch UltraSharp HDR display with 2K mini-LED dimming zones, two other monitors: Digital Photography Review

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Dell has announced three new monitors, including a new 4K (3840 x 2160, 16:9) 31.5″ UltraSharp HDR PremierColor display with a 2,000-zone mini-LED array and built-in color calibrator. The Dell UP3221Q is the first display with 2,000 mini-LED direct backlit … Read More

NVIDIA Research develops a neural network to replace traditional video compression: Digital Photography Review

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NVIDIA researchers have demonstrated a new type of video compression technology that replaces the traditional video codec with a neural network to drastically reduce video bandwidth. The technology is presented as a potential solution for streaming video in situations where … Read More

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