ACDSee Photo Studio 2022 announced: New face recognition technology, improved performance and more

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ACD Systems has launched ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2022. ACD Systems’ new version of its flagship photo editing software includes numerous updates, highlighted by the addition of two new modes: Media mode and People mode. These new modes’ streamline the … Read More

Ricoh Recipes: a free Android, iOS app that offers film simulation recipes for Ricoh GR cameras

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Ritchie Roesch, creator of the Fuji X Weekly blog, has released Ricoh Recipes, a new mobile app that includes a list of 40 film simulation recipes you can use on Ricoh’s line of GR cameras. Roesch previously released a similar … Read More

Film Friday: Meet the Olympus OM-X, a modular, prototype camera that was meant to be the OM-1

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The Olympus OM-1 was a revolutionary camera that changed the single-lens reflex (SLR) camera market by offering impressive image quality in a compact, reliable form factor with (relatively) small, high-quality lenses to boot. While its design shaped the industry for … Read More

Report: ProRes recording on Apple’s new iPhone 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max models will tear through up to 6GB/minute

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Apple announced alongside the reveal of its iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max devices that both of these models will eventually be able to shoot ProRes video with a future iOS update. While much remains a mystery regarding what … Read More

Slideshow: Winners and finalists for the 2021 Siena Drone Photo Awards

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The Siena Awards recently announced the winners and finalists for its 2021 Drone Photo Awards. Tens of thousands of aerial images were submitted from 102 countries. The overall winning image, featuring thousands of pink-footed geese flying towards the Arctic, belongs … Read More

EU proposes legislation requiring USB-C charging ports on devices, including iPhones and digital cameras

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Electronic waste is an ever-growing issue. The European Commission, an executive arm of the European Union, believes it’s a problem made worse by various devices utilizing different charging cables. Apple is a large culprit, thanks to its continued use of … Read More

Rokinon / Samyang AF 35mm F1.8 FE sample gallery

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The Rokinon (Samyang in most regions) AF 35mm F1.8 FE is a full-frame standard prime for full-frame Sony mirrorless bodies. It’s impressively sharp given its street price of $350, even in the corners, chromatc aberrations are a rare sight and … Read More

Historik app uses AR to combine the modern world with historical events, landmarks

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Augmented reality (AR) may be modern technology, but entrepreneur Chris Whalen wants to use the tech and a new app, Historik, to bring back the past. Using a smartphone with AR capabilities, Historik can recreate historic buildings and objects at … Read More

Getting flexible: Microsoft announces Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Duo 2

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At today’s Surface event, Microsoft unveiled a number of new and improved Surface products, including the new Surface Pro 8, a creator-focused Surface Laptop Studio and the Surface Duo 2, an updated version of its dual-display folding smartphone. While you … Read More

Using wet-plate collodion photography process for high-end food photography

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Photographer Markus Hofstaetter works with the wet-plate collodion process. While this process is typically seen with portraiture — and Hofstaetter does that, too — he recently teamed up with food photographer and chef Hans Gerlach to use the wet-plate process … Read More

All the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro camera upgrades: Explained

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Last week Apple announced its iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro lineup, which incorporate major advancements to its camera technology. While we’re waiting to get our hands on the devices, we wanted to break down the improvements the new models … Read More

All Apple iPhone 13 and 13 Pro camera upgrades: Explained

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Last week Apple announced its iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro lineup, which incorporate major advancements to its camera technology. While we’re waiting to get our hands on the devices, we wanted to break down the improvements the new models … Read More

iPhone 13 review round-up: a meta review of Apple’s latest iPhone 13 lineup

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The embargo for reviews of new Apple’s iPhone 13 lineup has dropped. While we’re working to get our hands on a review unit, we wanted to share a round-up of hands-on videos and brief reviews from YouTubers and other tech … Read More

Viltrox announces $399 35mm F1.8 autofocus lens for Nikon Z mount cameras

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Viltrox has announced the details of its new 35mm F1.8 autofocus lens for Nikon Z mount camera systems. The lens is constructed of 10 elements in eight groups, including two extra-low dispersion elements, two aspherical elements and two high-refraction index … Read More

Review: The DJI OM 5 smartphone gimbal gets more compact, still adds features

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If you’ve ever tried recording video or timelapse sequences with your smartphone, you know that footage can be shaky and unpolished, even with built-in image stabilization. Enter the DJI OM 5, a compact, 3-axis gimbal. In addition to gimbal stabilization, … Read More

Vaonis announces $45,000 telescope camera with 61MP full-frame sensor, 1050mm optic

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Vaonis, makers of the Vespera and Stellina smart telescopes has announced its latest creation, the Hyperia telescope camera. The Hyperia is a nearly 75kg (165 lbs) personal observatory. The telescope uses a 61MP image sensor paired with a 1050mm lens. … Read More

Samsung shares new promotional video for its pixel-packed 200MP HP1 mobile image sensor

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Samsung has published a new promotional video detailing the features of its new ISOCELL HP1 mobile image sensor. In the three-minute video, Samsung Sensor Design Team member Minho Kwon shares the various technologies the HP1 sensor brings to mobile image. … Read More

LG’s unveils the 32″ 4K UltraFine OLED Pro monitor, a $3,999 consumer-ready OLED display

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LG has announced its new 32” UltraFine Display OLED Pro Monitor, its first consumer-ready OLED monitor. LG says this 32″ 4K monitor (3840 x 2160 pixels) covers 99% coverage of both Adobe RGB and DCI-P3 color spaces. It features a … Read More

DPReview TV: Why Jordan is buying the iPhone 13

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Find out why DPReview TV’s Jordan Drake is planning to buy the iPhone 13, what excites him about its new cameras, and what he thinks of Cinematic mode. He also explains why he probably won’t use ProRes for video. Subscribe … Read More

Capture One announces special upgrade path to Capture One 22 for new users

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Capture One 22 is releasing this December. To prepare new users for Capture One 22, Capture One has announced that for a limited time, photographers can purchase Capture One 21 now and get Capture One 22 for free in December. … Read More

Ilford announces Pop-Up Darkroom, Darkroom Starter Kit and film gift calendar

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Ilford Photo has announced a trio of new products, all aimed squarely at film photographers across all skill levels. The first product we’re looking at is the Ilford Pop-Up Darkroom. Ilford writes, ‘The Ilford Pop-Up Darkroom is the perfect solution … Read More

ProGrade announces $330 160GB CFexpress Type A card with max read speeds of 800MB/s

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ProGrade Digital has announced the release of the CFexpress Type A Cobalt, a new lineup that offers read and write speeds of 800MB/s and 700MB/s, respectively, at a relatively affordable price. While the CFexpress Type A format is smaller than … Read More

TTartisan teases a new 40mm F2.8 1:1 macro lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

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TTartisan has announced the details of the 40mm F2.8 Macro, a forthcoming 1:1 macro lens for various APS-C camera systems. TTartisan says the manual lens is constructed of eight elements in seven groups, including two low-dispersion elements. Few additional details … Read More

Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN | C sample gallery

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The Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary is the latest in the company’s I series range of compact, mid-priced primes for mirrorless cameras. We’ve been shooting it on the Panasonic S5, to have a look at how it handles portraiture, … Read More

Software review: ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021 is a speedy Lightroom alternative

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Over the past couple of years, I’ve reviewed several subscription-free rivals to Adobe Lightroom, including DxO PhotoLab 4, Exposure Software’s Exposure X6 and Phase One’s Capture One 20. After publishing every one of those reviews, I heard from readers praising … Read More

Historical footnote to technology of the future: three moments with the Canon EOS R3 that changed my opinion of Eye Control

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The EOS R3’s Eye Control system works on a similar principle to the one used in the late 90’s and early 2000s, but isn’t really trying to select individual, discrete AF points To me, Eye Control has always been some … Read More

Apple’s 7 minute video helps you decide which iPhone 13 has the best camera for you

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Apple has just released a 7 minute video detailing some of the biggest upgrades to the iPhone 13 camera systems. If we wanted you to walk away with one take-home from the keynote, other than the Cinematic Mode everyone’s talking … Read More

Video: a Retro Review of the 3.3MP Sony S70 digital camera, 21 years after its release

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Gordon Laing, founder of Camera Labs, is back with another episode of ‘Retro Review,’ an ongoing series wherein Laing reviews old digital cameras and electronics decades after they first hit the market. For this latest review, Laing reviews the first … Read More

DPReview TV: Chris and Jordan answer your questions about the Canon EOS R3

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Chris and Jordan received a lot of feedback after their preview of the Canon EOS R3 (most of it good), and in this episode they answer some of the questions that came up in the YouTube comments. Watch the video … Read More

A dedicated amateur astronomer in Brazil caught an object hitting Jupiter’s surface

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An image of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Brazilian amateur astronomer José Luis Pereira was shooting Jupiter on September 13 when an object struck the gas giant. Pereira used a QHY5III462C camera with a Newtonian 275mm F5.3 telescope … Read More

Film Friday: More information about how NoColorStudio developed its new ‘No. 5’ emulsion

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For this week’s installment of Film Friday, we’re taking a closer look at ‘no.5,’ a new film stock from NoColorStudio, an independent film photography company that focuses on large format film camera accessories and, now, specialty film stocks. We posted … Read More

Video: A look at the rare ‘white face’ Rolleiflex 2.8F twin-lens reflex camera

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Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter fame is back with another episode of Camera Geekery, his ongoing YouTube series wherein he highlights the unique designs and features of older film cameras. This episode of the ongoing series features the much-requested … Read More

GoPro announces Hero10 Black with new chip, better performance and improved usability

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Precisely one year ago, GoPro announced the Hero9 Black action camera. Today, GoPro has announced its successor, the Hero10 Black. While GoPro’s latest action camera looks familiar, a new GP2 chip inside results in significantly improved performance. With its GP2 … Read More

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV recently reviewed Sigma’s new 24mm F2 DG DN ‘Contemporary’ lens. Check out the sample gallery from their review to see what this lens can deliver. If you missed their review you can watch it … Read More

Cosina unveils a $600 Voigtlander 28mm F2.8 Aspherical lens for Nikon F mount camera systems

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Cosina has announced the release of its Voigtlander Color-Skopar 28mm F2.8 SL II S Aspherical lens for Nikon F-mount camera systems. The lens, which is fully manual and constructed entirely of metal and glass, consists of seven elements in six … Read More

Is the Canon EOS R3’s Eye Control AF good enough for sports shooting?

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Introduction Not your average viewfinder, this. As expected, the Canon EOS R3 is chock-full of some of the latest and greatest camera technology that we’ve ever seen. Much of this is due to an all-new, super-fast sensor, redesigned processor and … Read More

Facebook responds to WSJ report stating it’s aware of the harm Instagram has on teens

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Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal published an an article claiming Facebook has knowingly ignored its own research that shows just how toxic Instagram is for the mental health of younger people, particularly teen girls. Facebook has since published a response, … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of Nikon’s 47th annual Small World Photomicrography competition

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Nikon Instruments recently announced the winners and finalists for its 47th annual Small World Photomicrography competition. Thousands of images were submitted from around the world. A panel of judges including Hank Green, Dr. Nsikan Akpan of New York Public Radio, … Read More

Xiaomi’s new 11T Pro offers 120W charging, 108MP camera module and more

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has announced the 11T and 11T Pro, the first two devices in a new lineup from the company that sits just below its Mi 11 and Mi 11 Pro devices in both price and features. Xiaomi … Read More

Oppo set to launched Kodak-branded Find X3 Pro Photographer Edition smartphone

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Smartphone manufacturer Oppo has had a busy 2021. In March, Oppo launched the Find X3 Pro smartphone, its flagship Android device. In August, Oppo unveiled its next-generation under-screen camera and showed off its new RGBW image sensor, OIS zoom camera … Read More

What you need to know about the new Canon EOS R3

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The Canon EOS R3 is here! After years in development and months in testing with selected photojournalists around the world, we’ve been able to spend some time with a late pre-production sample of Canon’s newest high-end ILC. Click through for … Read More

Canon EOS R3 pre-production sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV recently published their first impressions review of the Canon EOS R3 with eye-controlled focus. Check out their sample gallery, which includes sports photos, to see how the images look. View the Canon EOS R3 … Read More

Did Apple iPhone 13 Pro’s ‘Cinematic Mode’ just revolutionize mobile cinematography?

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Apple has just announced its iPhone 13 lineup, and one of the stand out features is the new ‘Cinematic Mode’. On the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max models, Cinematic Mode allows you to adjust the aperture, or … Read More

Apple shows off the iPhone 13 and two updated iPad models

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Story is developing… For those who don’t need all of the fancy features of the new iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max models, Apple also announced its iPhone 13, the base-level device for those wanting solid performance without … Read More

Apple announces its latest iPhone 13 devices, complete with new and improved cameras

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Story is developing Apple has given us the first look at its latest mobile devices, including two new iPad models and three new iPhone models. These new devices are the latest in Apple’s lineup and bring a host of new … Read More

Canon launches 30 fps mirrorless camera with eye control and advanced AF

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After several months of drip-fed details, Canon has announced the EOS R3 – the company’s new flagship mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The 24MP R3 is based around a Stacked CMOS sensor, designed and manufactured by Canon, and featuring the company’s … Read More

Canon goes far and wide with new RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 and 16mm F2.8 lenses

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Canon has announced a pair of ‘budget friendly’ lenses – one telephoto and one wide – for its RF mount. The RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM is similar in spirit to the RF 600mm F11 and RF 800mm F11 in … Read More

Want to know more about the Canon EOS R3? Ask us anything on Reddit

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We’ve done our best to provide all the detail we can about the EOS R3, but if there’s anything else you want to ask, we’ll be answering questions over on Reddit. We’ll be starting an AMA thread on Reddit’s /r/Photography … Read More

Canon launches EOS R3 – Pro mirrorless camera with 30fps, eye control and advanced AF

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After several months of drip-fed details, Canon has announced the EOS R3 – the company’s new flagship mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The 24MP R3 is based around a Stacked CMOS sensor, designed and manufactured by Canon, and featuring the company’s … Read More

Canon EOS R3 first impressions review

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  Chris and Jordan have been using a pre-production copy of the new EOS R3. Find out what they think of it after a day of shooting sports and wildlife, including the return of Canon’s eye-controlled focus. Full resolution Canon … Read More

Canon EOS R3 Initial Review

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All product photography by DPReview The Canon EOS R3 is the company’s first high-end mirrorless camera designed for sports, wildlife and photojournalism. It’s a full-frame 24MP camera built around the ‘RF’ lens mount, and in many respects, it appears to … Read More

Nikon officially announces the Nikkor Z 40mm F2 compact prime

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After confirming in June that it would be available in 2021, Nikon has officially announced the Nikkor 40mm F2, a compact, affordable prime lens for the mirrorless Z-mount. Weighing only 170 g (~6 oz) the Z 40mm F2 promises to … Read More

Slideshow: Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 winners and finalists

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The South Australian Museum recently announced the winners and finalists for the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 competition. Over 2,200 images were submitted from photographers around the country. An image of a leafy seadragon hiding in shallow … Read More

100ASA aims to best Instagram through community-based content curation

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100ASA is coming for Instagram. As Facebook-owned Instagram continues its shift toward video, as we wrote about in July, 100ASA believes there’s room for fresh competition and that photographers will soon be on the hunt for a photographer-focused alternative to … Read More

PSA: Apple warns that high-powered motorcycles can damage autofocus, image stabilization in iPhones

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Apple has published a new support document on its website warning users that cameras on their iPhone devices can be damaged when attached to high-powered motorcycles due to the ‘high amplitude vibrations’ of their engines. In the document, Apple specifically … Read More

5 big improvements (probably) coming to Apple’s next MacBook Pro

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The first Apple Silicon-powered Macs have made a big impression, but it’s safe to say that after more than a year, professional users are still waiting for something a bit more powerful. The current M1 Macs churn through most photo … Read More

Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR sample gallery

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We’ve been shooting with the new Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR for some time, on both the newly announced GFX 50S II and the 100MP GFX 100S. Check out our gallery of sample images to see what it can do … Read More

NFTs: What they are and how they will impact photography

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This image, shared with permission from photographer Reuben Wu, is part of his ‘Field of Infinity’ project. It was converted into a video piece and sold on SuperRare for over 27 ETH last week. NFT sales free him up for … Read More

EarthCam shares 20-year 9/11 Anniversary timelapse video, ‘Never Forgotten’

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To commemorate the attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, EarthCam has released an incredible timelapse that spans 20 years and is made up of more than 13.3 million photographs. The six-minute video spends the … Read More

The Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 is a crazy fast lens for full-frame

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Chris and Jordan review the Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, available in E-mount, Z-mount, and RF-mount. Find out why Chris concludes, “there’s nothing else like this lens on the market.” Source link

Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 sample gallery

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The Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 may not be technically perfect, but it’s a unique lens with a lot of character. Check out Chris and Jordan’s sample gallery from DPReview TV to get a sense of the images it can create. … Read More

Vimeo brings Dolby Vision HDR playback to millions of Apple devices

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Vimeo and Dolby announced that Vimeo is the first to market to allow users to host, share and play iPhone videos shot in Dolby Vision within the Apple ecosystem. Vimeo writes, ‘Starting today, millions of Apple device users can now … Read More

Venus Optics unveils $899 Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, the world’s fastest full-frame 35mm lens

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Venus Optics has announced the release of the Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, the world’s fastest 35mm lens for full-frame cameras. The manual focus lens is constructed of 14 elements in nine groups, including one aspherical element, one extra-low dispersion element … Read More

Brendan Schulman, DJI’s VP of Policy & Legal Affairs, leaves DJI

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After over six years serving as DJI’s VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman is parting ways with the world’s largest drone manufacturer. Image shared with permission from Haye Kesteloo of DroneXL. After serving as DJI’s Vice President of … Read More

vivo announces global launch of its X70 Pro+, a photo powerhouse with Qi charging, improved cameras and more

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer vivo has announced the global launch of its X70 Series smartphones: the X70, X70 Pro and X70 Pro+. As with its X60 generation, the X70 generation puts a massive emphasis on photography, headlined by vivo’s ongoing partnership … Read More

Hands-on with the new Sigma 24mm F2 and 90mm F2.8 Contemporary I Series

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The Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN C and Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN C are the latest additions to the company’s I series of compact, mid-paced primes. The ‘C’ indicates that they’re part of Sigma’s ‘Contemporary’ range, which offers a … Read More

Film Friday: Reviewing the 60-year-old Voigtlander Bessamatic Deluxe

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Madeleina Schwantes, writing for 35MMC, has written a review of the Voigtlander Bessamatic Deluxe, a German-made leaf-shuttered SLR camera released in 1962. The Bessamatic Deluxe was a successor to the original Bessamatic, released three years earlier, and added a few … Read More

Leica’s Q2 ‘007 Edition’ camera celebrates ‘No Time to Die,’ the 25th Bond film

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Leica has announced the release of its Q2 007 Edition camera system. Only 250 units of the limited-edition camera will be made to coincide with the release of ‘No Time to Die,’ the latest James Bond film, which itself has … Read More

Irix adds 30mm T1.5 lens to full frame cine line-up

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Lens manufacturer Irix has filled the gap between its 15mm T2.6 and 45mm T1.5 cine lenses with a moderately wide 30mm T1.5 to bring the total number of options in the range to five. This new lens joins the existing … Read More

Skylum announces new AI-driven photo editor, Luminar Neo

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Skylum has announced the next version of its Luminar photo editing software, Luminar Neo. The upcoming photo editor utilizes AI to power many of its photo editing tools, but is built upon a new image editing engine, promising improved performance. … Read More

OM Digital Solutions announces development of 20mm F1.4, 40-150mm F4.0 PRO lenses and updates lens roadmap

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M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO (Attached to the OM-D E-M5 Mark III) OM Digital Solutions has announced it’s developing two new Micro Four Thirds lenses, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 40–150mm F4.0 … Read More

Sigma introduces 24mm F2 and 90mm F2.8 DG DN ‘Contemporary’ lenses

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Sigma has announced a pair of lenses in its ‘I-series’ of premium compact primes: the 24mm F2 DG DN ‘Contemporary’ and 90mm F2.8 DG DN ‘Contemporary’. The lenses, designed for E- and L-mount bodies, are all-metal and feature aperture rings … Read More

Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN ‘Contemporary’ sample gallery

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Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV just reviewed the new Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary lens. Check out the sample photos they shot along the way to judge image quality for yourself. If you missed their review you … Read More

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN ‘Contemporary’ initial sample gallery

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We’ve been shooting with the Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN ‘Contemporary’ on a Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R for the last week and, so far, the results are impressive. It’s nice and sharp at the center, with little softness in the corners. … Read More

DPReview TV: Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN & 90mm F2.8 DG DN Quick Review

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Chris and Jordan have a special treat for this episode: reviews of the new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN and its 90mm F2 sibling. See how they perform and whether they should end up in your camera bag. Subscribe to … Read More

These stylish labels make it easier to identify your lenses

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Have you ever looked into your camera bag, saw numerous rear lens caps, and wondered which lens was which? Canadian company Field Made Co. hopes to make this a problem of the past with its lens identification stickers. Field Made … Read More

Ricoh’s new GR IIIx camera features a new 40mm equiv. lens, improved image processor and more

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Ricoh Imaging has quietly announced the GR IIIx, a new compact camera based on the popular GR III, that features a 40mm (full-frame equiv.) F2.8 lens and other improvements. At the heart of the GR IIIx is a 24.24-megapixel APS-C … Read More

DJI releases the OM 5, a portable and lightweight 3-axis gimbal for smartphones

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DJI has released the latest device in their OM series of 3-axis gimbals for smartphones. Compact, lightweight, and roughly one-third smaller in size than its predecessor, the OM 5 also boasts a new ShotGuides feature, an upgrade to Active Track … Read More

Canon RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM sample gallery

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The Canon RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM is a compact, medium-aperture wideangle zoom lens for the company’s mirrorless RF mount. Offering an advanced optical makeup, and high build quality despite its lightweight build, the 14-35mm slots in beneath the pricier … Read More

ON1 announces Photo RAW 2022: Sky Swap AI, Time-Lapse Creation, NoNoise AI & more

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ON1 has announced an all-new version of ON1 Photo RAW. With many new features, including Sky Swap AI and NoNoise AI, ON1 Photo RAW 2022 promises to be a significant update over previous iterations. ON1 Photo RAW 2022 is made … Read More

Canon teases September 14 launch event, calls is ‘the most exciting announcement of the year’

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It looks like September 14, 2021 is going to be a busy day. First, Apple announced it will be hosting a livestream event. Now, Canon has announced that it too will be hosting a livestreamed event on YouTube at 12pm … Read More

Apple announces September 14 livestream event, expected to unveil its latest iPhone models

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Apple has sent out invitations for its annual fall event, which is set to take place on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 1pm EDT. The event is returning to its usual September timeframe after it was pushed back into October … Read More

Samsung reveals plans to develop 576MP smartphone sensor by 2025

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If you thought the megapixel wars were over, you might want to gear up once again. Samsung has revealed plans to release a 576-megapixel smartphone sensor by 2025. At the SEMI Europe Summit, which took place back on September 1, … Read More

Hands-on with the Fujifilm GFX 50S II and GF 35-70mm lens

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The Fujifilm GFX 50S II and its kit lens, the GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6, have just landed! If you follow the digital camera industry, the 50S II will no doubt look pretty familiar: it’s essentially the same camera body as Fujifilm’s … Read More

Zhong Yi Optics releases $299 135mm F2.5 lens for full-frame DSLR, mirrorless camera systems

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Chinese lens manufacturer Zhong Yi Optics has announced the Mitakon 135mm F2.5. A fast, manual telephoto portrait lens for full-frame DSLR and mirrorless camera systems. The lens is constructed of nine elements in seven groups, including two extra-low dispersion and … Read More

Home at last: a travelogue with the GFX 50S II

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I had no idea, when I boarded the Boeing 787 at Heathrow in May 2019, that I wouldn’t see my friends, much of my family, or my homeland, for over two years. This inability to return has, with time, started … Read More

Updated: Canon EF-M 32mm F1.4 STM sample gallery

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It’s not a new lens, but the Canon EF-M 32mm F1.4 STM still sets the standard for optics in Canon’s mirrorless EF-M range. We’ve been shooting with, and enjoying the 32mm F1.4 for some time, and with summer starting (finally) … Read More

Slideshow: Ocean Photography Awards 2021 finalists

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Finalists across six categories, including Collective Portfolio, Youth Photographer of the Year, and Conservation have been announced for the second annual Ocean Photography Awards. Public voting to decide the winners is currently open. Winners will be announced in a series … Read More

Fujifilm GFX 50S II sample gallery

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Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV just reviewed the Fujifilm GFX 50S II. Check out their sample gallery to judge image quality for yourself – and to see some sweet interpretive dance moves by Jordan. Fujifilm’s latest medium-format digital camera, … Read More

DPReview TV: Our thoughts on Fujifilm’s X Summit announcements

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  Chris and Jordan analyze all the announcements from Fujifilm’s recent X Summit: GFX 50S II, X-T30 II, new X-mount lenses, new GF-mount lenses, and a teaser for a stacked CMOS sensor and more! Subscribe to our YouTube channel to … Read More

Hands-on with the new Fujifilm XF33mm F1.4 R LM WR

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Fujifilm’s XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR is the latest in a series of primes from the company that offer modern alternatives to some of the first optics in the X-mount system. I say ‘offer alternatives’ rather than replace, because … Read More

Astronaut captures images of stunning blue auroral display from space

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Astronaut Thomas Pesquet, whose photos we’ve featured before, recently captured photos of the Aurora Australis, otherwise known as the southern lights (the counterpart to northern lights for the southern hemisphere). While photographing the brilliant night sky spectacle from Earth is … Read More

DPReview TV: Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR review

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In this review Chris and Jordan explain why they’re pretty impressed with Fujifilm’s new XF 33mm F1.4 prime lens. They also provide a head-to-head comparison against Fujifilm’s older 35mm F1.4 lens to see how they differ. Subscribe to our YouTube … Read More

Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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Published Sep 3, 2021 | dpreview staff Chris and Jordan have been busy this week! This gallery features full resolution sample images from their review of the new Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 prime. Take a trip to Canada’s Maritime provinces … Read More

Film Friday: A look at one of the Soviet Union’s first SLR cameras, the KMZ Start

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Stephen Dowling, founder of Kosmo Foto, has published the its inaugural camera overview video to its YouTube channel. And to kick things off, the Kosmo Foto team has gone with a rather quirky camera—the KMZ Start. This interesting little camera … Read More

Sigma will announce new products on September 9

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Just a month after announcing its new 150–600mm F5–6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sports’ lens for E and L mounts, Sigma is back with a teaser for another announcement on September 9, 2021. In a video premiere posted to YouTube, Sigma … Read More

Asus announces ProArt Studiobook and Vivobook Pro notebooks for visual artists

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Asus has announced a pair of new laptops designed for visual artists, including photographers. The new ProArt Studiobook and Vivobook Pro models join the existing Zenbook Pro series to offer customers more options at different performance, feature and price levels. … Read More

Slideshow: A bewildered roadrunner at the US—Mexico border took hom the grand prize in this year’s Bird Photographer of the Year competition

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Winners of the 2021 Bird Photographer of the Year awards were announced today. Over 22,000 images were submitted from around the globe. Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto took home the £5,000 grand prize for his image of a roadrunner standing next … Read More

Fujifilm releases compact GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR medium-format lens

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Fujifilm has just announced the GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR zoom lens for their GFX line of medium-format digital cameras. Offering a 35mm-equivalent focal range of 28-55mm, it’s intended as a lightweight, everyday walkaround zoom lens that doesn’t compromise on image … Read More

Fujifilm announces updated roadmap for X- and GF-series lenses, including tilt-shift

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Fujifilm has unveiled its latest development roadmap for X and GF-series lenses, for the company’s APS-C and medium-format mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, respectively. A total of 17 lenses are on the roadmap, now including a GF 55mm F1.7 – a … Read More

Fujifilm X-T30 II offers higher-res LCD and improved performance

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Fujifilm quietly announced upgrades to two X-series models. The X-T30 II is the same as its predecessor, except for its higher-resolution LCD (1.68M-dot versus 1.04M-dot) and additional memory. The latter allows it to perform as robustly as the X-T4. The … Read More

Fujifilm announces XF 23mm and 33mm F1.4 R LM WR prime lenses

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  Fujifilm has announced two new prime lenses for its APS-C format X-mount – the XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR and XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR, covering equivalent focal lengths of 35mm and 50mm respectively. The lenses are … Read More

Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 pre-production sample gallery

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We’ve been shooting a pre-production copy of Fujifilm’s new XF 33mm F1.4 prime lens. We’re pretty impressed, but check out our sample gallery to see the results for yourself. Leofoto is one of the best-known names in the world of … Read More

Fujifilm GFX 50S II sample gallery

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When combined with the GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 lens, the GFX 50S II makes for a pretty solid travel photography package. Sure, this combo isn’t the most compact option out there, but it’s also not appreciably larger than most of the … Read More

DPReview TV: Fujifilm GFX 50S II review

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Chris and Jordan tell us what they think of Fujifilm’s new GFX 50S II medium format camera. They also compare it to the GFX 100S, revealing some important differences that go beyond resolution. Fujifilm GFX 50S II sample gallery from … Read More

The Fujifilm GFX 50S II is the least expensive medium-format digital camera ever

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Fujifilm has announced the 51 Megapixel GFX 50S II camera that – at $4000 – is the cheapest medium-format digital camera that’s ever been released. The 50S II is largely similar to the GFX 100S, but with a lower resolution … Read More

Fujifilm GFX 50S II review

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The Fujifilm GFX 50S II is the company’s third 50 Megapixel medium format mirrorless camera, and the first to feature in-camera stabilization. In almost every respect, the 50S II is a lower-res version of the GFX 100S, sharing more with … Read More

Fujifilm announces GFX 50S II, 35-70mm 4.5-5.6 WR and forthcoming lenses

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Fujifilm has used its latest X Summit event to announce the GFX 50S II. The event, taking place in Japan and live-streamed on YouTube can be viewed below. GFX 50S II The GFX 50S II uses the same 50MP sensor … Read More

The RED V-RAPTOR ST is a $25K cinema camera capable of 8K 120fps 16-bit Raw video capture

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RED Digital Cinema has announced the V-RAPTOR ST, its latest flagship 8K cinema camera that can record REDCODE RAW video at up to 120fps. The $24,5000 cinema camera, which features a Canon RF lens mount, is the first in RED’s … Read More

Video: How do images from Canon’s EOS-1D look nearly 20 years after its release?

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The original Canon EOS-1D is coming up on its 20th birthday this November. The DSLR, which is quite large by today’s standards, was Canon’s first foray into the professional digital camera market. The EOS 1D series itself survives to this … Read More

Slideshow: 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Finalists

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The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has announced the finalists for its 2021 competition, showcasing hilarious photos of a ‘laughing’ vine snake, a ‘waving’ dragonfly and a monkey that looks like he regrets not wearing groin protection. ‘The Comedy Wildlife Photography … Read More

We applied Adobe’s ‘Super Resolution’ to our favorite old photos, and the results may shock you

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Mt. St. Helens abstract, winter. Super resolution of this Canon 5D Mark III image from 2013 yields an 88.5 MP file ripe for a super large canvas print. Photo: Rishi Sanyal Back in March, Senior Principal Scientist Eric ‘I like … Read More

Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 sample gallery

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Published Sep 1, 2021 | dpreview staff We’ve been using Panasonic’s new Lumix S 24mm F1.8 L-mount lens for the last few days, and generally we like what we’ve seen thus far. The only negative we’ve found in our initial … Read More

Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 L-mount lens to ship in October

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Published Sep 1, 2021 | dpreview staff Panasonic has announced its Lumix S 24mm F1.8 lens for L-mount. This lightweight lens features 12 elements in 11 groups, including three aspherical lenses. Three extra-low dispersion and one ultra extra-low dispersion elements … Read More

RED teases new cinema camera that appears to record 8K video at 120fps

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Late last night, Jarred Land, the CEO and Co-Owner of RED Digital Cinema, has shared a teaser on Instagram that appears to show off a new camera capable of recording 8K video at up to 120 frames per second (fps). … Read More

Polaroid’s new Now+ instant camera uses your smartphone to unlock specialized capture modes

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Polaroid has announced the Polaroid Now+, a new i-Type instant camera that offers a unique feature set via Bluetooth connectivity. The Polaroid Now+ looks similar to nearly all of its One Step-style predecessors. But inside, it packs a slew of … Read More

Video: A look at Canon’s 40-year-old AF lens, the FD 35-70mm F4 AF

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Nowadays, it’s easy to take autofocusing lenses for granted. However, in the grand scheme of photography’s history, autofocus is a relatively recent innovation. In Canon’s rich photographic history, the EF mount introduced in 1987 likely stands out as the beginning … Read More

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II added to studio test scene

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As part of the process of our review of the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II, we’ve just shot and processed the studio scene images, to see how it compares with its predecessor. At base ISO there’s no appreciable difference between the … Read More

Iconic 1914 Ur-Leica camera recreated as LEGO could become an actual set

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LEGO Ideas user Pandis Pandus has submitted an idea to LEGO that is sure to excite photographers and Leica fans, in particular, a LEGO Ur-Leica camera from 1914. If the idea garners enough support, it may become a real LEGO … Read More

In-depth tripod review: Leofoto ‘Summit’ LM-364C

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The fully extended Leofoto LM-364C with a compact (non-Leofoto) gimbal, full-frame camera, and 500mm prime lens. Leofoto is a brand of Laitu Photographic, a manufacturer that has been making tripods, heads and accessories since 2014, both under their own name … Read More

Slideshow: Winning photographs from the inaugural ‘Captured at Calke’ photo competition

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The International Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) has announced the results for its inaugural IGPOTY National Trust Calke Abbey special photo competition, ‘Captured at Calke.’ What’s unique about this free-to-enter photo competition is that all images were captured at Calke … Read More

Enhance! Google researchers detail new method for upscaling low-resolution images with impressive results

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Cascaded generation of unconditional 1024×1024 faces. Thanks to CSI, as well as plenty of other crime dramas, the phrase ‘Enhance’ has taken on a life of its own as a tongue-in-cheek way of attempting to digitally extract extra information from … Read More

Best (and worst) ways to clean camera lenses

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Chris and Jordan are taking a well-deserved break this week, so we’re re-posting one of our favorite episodes from the archives. In this humorous video they discuss the right way – and the wrong way – to clean a lens. … Read More

ASUS Zephyrus G14 (2021) Review: The M1 MacBook Pro killer

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The ASUS Zephyrus G14 is a new breed of powerful, portable laptop made possible by the latest AMD Ryzen CPUs. All product photography by DL Cade. When it comes to lightweight laptops for creatives, Apple pretty much cornered the market … Read More

Zeiss will raise the prices of all its lenses in the US on October 1

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Zeiss has announced it will be increasing the price of its lenses in the United States starting October 1, 2021. According to a graphic, embedded below and shared by Leica Rumors, lenses in the Batis and Loxia lines will increase … Read More

Zeiss will raise the prices of some lenses in the US on October 1

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Zeiss has announced it will be increasing the price of several of its lines of lenses in the United States starting October 1, 2021. According to a graphic, embedded below and shared by Leica Rumors, lenses in the Batis and … Read More

Venus Optics adds new mount options for seven of its most popular Laowa lenses

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Chinese lens manufacturer Venus Optics has announced that seven of its specialist Laowa lenses are now available in additional mirrorless camera system mounts. The lenses concerned are the 9mm T2.9, 12mm T2.9 and 15mm T2.1 cine lenses, the famous 24mm … Read More

Prolycht’s Orion 300 FS is a relatively affordable six-color LED studio light

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Lighting manufacturer and research company Prolycht has introduced a six-color LED version of its Orion 300 spotlight that it says produces a much wider gamut of colors and is more able to accurately emulate ambient light sources than regular RGB … Read More

Thunderbolt Drives compared: Samsung X5 vs. Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus

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Two different approaches to external Thunderbolt storage, fast or flexible If you’re looking for fast portable external drives, and your PC or Mac has the right port, then Thunderbolt is the way to go. However, choosing the right drive can … Read More

HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ features incredible FPV drone footage of the Dallas Cowboys’ stadium

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HBO’s series ‘Hard Knocks, The Dallas Cowboys’ has a special section in episode 3. A drone gives a first-person view of the 91-acre campus, including the surrounding facilities. The exhilarating 3-minute clip was the result of a collaborative effort between … Read More

ON1 teases back-up and restore features coming soon to Photo RAW

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Have you ever been frustrated when trying to restore your photo library following a computer crash or when setting up a new computer? If so, ON1’s upcoming feature should alleviate the issue and save you a lot of time. ON1 … Read More

Nikon Z fc Review

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Nikon’s Z fc is an APS-C mirrorless camera that combines Nikon’s new Z lens mount with looks and controls that recall the company’s classic FM and FE-series film SLRs. The Z fc is the second crop-sensor Nikon camera to use … Read More

Sigma’s Optimization Pro software now has native support for Apple Silicon

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Sigma has released the latest version of its Sigma Optimization Pro 1.7.0 software, bringing with it new features for both the macOS and Windows version, as well as native support for Apple silicon. Sigma’s USB Dock that’s used to update … Read More

Tamron reveals $699 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 APS-C lens for Sony E mount cameras, X-mount version due out ‘this fall’

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Tamron has announced the forthcoming release of its latest all-in-one APS-C zoom lens for Sony E-mount camera systems, the 18–300mm F3.5–6.3 Di III-A VC VXD. The lens, which is roughly a 27–450mm full-frame equivalent, is constructed of 19 elements in … Read More

Godox announces V860 III speedlight with modeling light, improved battery and more

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Godox has announced the V860 III speedlight, which is an updated version of the existing V860 II. The new model includes all the features of its predecessor, plus several new features, such as a front-facing modeling light. The V860 III, … Read More

Samsung disables the cameras on its new $1,800 Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone if you unlock the bootloader

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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 3. It’s been discovered Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone will automatically disable the cameras on the device if you unlock the bootloader in an attempt to root the device. For those unfamiliar with the … Read More

These custom-built hard cases protect camera rigs from Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Sony and others

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Keeping your gear safe can be a tricky – and expensive – proposition. A longtime favorite for traveling and professional photographers and videographers are hard cases. With custom-fitted padded inserts, a hard case is a great way to store and … Read More

Hands-on with the Canon RF 14-35mm F4 L IS USM

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Canon’s RF 14-35mm F4 L IS USM is billed as a more affordable, lightweight alternative to the flagship wide-angle zoom for RF mount, the RF 15-35mm F2.8. We’ve been shooting with it for a few days (watch this space for … Read More

Slideshow: Winners and finalists of AAP Magazine’s #19 SHAPES competition

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For their 19th competition, All About Photo (AAP) Magazine asked entrants to submit images that reveal the elements that abstract light, texture, shape and shadow. 25 winners from 13 countries were selected. The 3 winners split a cash prize of … Read More

Production issues, lack of funds have brought the Reflex SLR project to a halt

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The Reflex modular 35mm SLR system was announced way back in 2017. It was the first newly-designed manual 35mm SLR system to be announced in more than 25 years. The modular camera promised personalization and customization through its ability to … Read More

Video: Curiosity rover captures 360-degree panorama of Mount Sharp on Mars, showing changing landscape

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover recently explored Mount Sharp. The mountain is 8km (5 mi) tall and is within the 154km-wide (96 mi) basin of Mars’s Gale Crater. Curiosity captured a new 360-degree panorama at Mount Sharp, revealing its diverse terrain … Read More

You will soon be able to merge HDR, panoramic photographs in Capture One

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Capture One has announced a development update, confirming it will bring two of its most-requested features to its photo editing applications in December 2021: HDR and panorama merging. The new features, which will be released alongside Capture One 22 later … Read More

Updated: Pentax K-3 Mark III sample gallery

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Published Aug 24, 2021 | dpreview staff The Pentax K-3 Mark III is Ricoh’s latest flagship APS-C DSLR, and sports a new 26MP sensor, updated autofocus and refined ergonomics and features. With our full review only days away, we took … Read More

The UK’s largest news agency announces partnership with Sony

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The largest national news agency in the United Kingdom and Ireland, PA (formerly known as the Press Association), has announced a deal with Sony to have its photographers shoot with Sony cameras and lenses. PA was founded 153 years ago, … Read More

The CP800 is a modular, all-in-one film processing machine from FilmNeverDie

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When it comes to film photography, the development process tends to have two extremes: it’s either done by hand in small batches or with large, expensive machines. FilmNeverDie, an Melbourne-based film photography company, is hoping to change that though with … Read More

Megadap’s ETZ11 adapter brings AF, aperture and IBIS to E mount lenses on Nikon Z cameras

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Lens accessory manufacturer Megadap has announced the ETZ11, the first automatic adapter for mounting Sony E mount lenses on both full-frame and APS-C Nikon Z mirrorless camera systems. The ETZ11 supports a ‘wide variety’ of both first- and third-party Sony … Read More

Roger Cicala: Imaging Before Photography, Part III — The Showman and the Sheriff

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Enter the Showman In my last article, we discussed the first image makers, up until the late 1820s when Niepce had actually been able to make images using a camera obscura and silver plates coated with Bitumen of Judea. On … Read More

The DPReview TV camera shoulder bag roundup extravaganza

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Chris and Jordan review six popular camera shoulder bags, including models from Peak Design, Lowepro, Think Tank, Wotancraft, Vanguard and Manfrotto. Find out what they like about each, and which ones they picked for their own use. Source link

Qualcomm releases the first-ever 5G, AI-enabled drone platform

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Qualcomm technology was involved in developing the Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, for the first powered flight on another planet four months ago. Now they’re back to focusing on this planet. Recently, Qualcomm announced the first-ever commercial drone platform that’s enabled with … Read More

Zenfolio launches ProSuite plan offering all-in-one solution for professionals

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Zenfolio has launched a new all-in-one business solution for professional photographers, Zenfolio ProSuite. It’s the third new plan that Zenfolio has launched since revamping earlier this year, in addition to the previously announced Portfolio and Portfolio Plus plans. While Portfolio … Read More

Blackmagic announces 40% price reduction for URSA Mini Pro 12K camera, plus DaVinci Resolve 17.3

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Blackmagic Design has announced a major price reduction for its URSA Mini Pro 12K camera. The new price is $5,995, a 40% discount from its previous $9,995 MSRP. Blackmagic has also announced a new version of DaVinci Resolve, bringing the … Read More

Film Friday: An alternative approach to picking your color negative film stock

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In this week’s edition of Film Friday, photographer Matt Wright, writing for 35MMC, breaks down everything you should consider before picking a film stock to shoot with. His in-depth guide starts on the technical side of things, wherein he explains … Read More

5G-enabled drone captures elaborate footage from the MLB’s ‘Field of Dreams’ game

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Recently, we covered Parrot’s new Anafi AI drone – the first to use 4G connectivity as its main data link between the drone and remote. It effectively guaranteed to do away with any and all transmission limitations, especially with obstacles … Read More

This $579 watch was inspired by the twin-lens reflex cameras of yesteryear

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Watchmaker TACS has unveiled a new camera-inspired watch, the TACS ATL. The watch features a design based on the classic twin-lens reflex (TLR) camera, and ATL stands for Automatic Twin Lens. The new ATL watch joins the company’s Lens Series, … Read More

Oppo shows off new RGBW sensor, 85–200mm OIS zoom camera module, 5-axis OIS module and more for future smartphones

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Today, at its ‘Future Imaging Technology Launch Event,’ Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo revealed a collection of new and improved technologies it plans to bring to its devices in the future. Amongst the new technologies is a new RGBW sensor, a … Read More

Nikon Z fc added to studio test scene

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Nikon recently announced the Z fc, its newest APS-C offering with a design reminiscent of the company’s film cameras like the FM2. While we’re working on our full review, we thought we’d present our studio test scene results here for … Read More

We now know a little more about the ‘accessory shoe’ on Canon’s forthcoming EOS R3 camera system

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It seems we may know a little more about the ‘accessory shoe’ Canon has confirmed will be onboard its forthcoming EOS R3 mirrorless camera. Earlier today, Canon unveiled its new XF605 professional camcorder. This is the first device to feature … Read More

Atomos brings EOS R5 8K ProRes RAW to its the NinjaV+

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Atomos has announced a firmware update for its Ninja V+ monitor/recorder enabling 8K output from the Canon EOS R5 to be encoded as ProRes RAW. The upgrade allows the camera’s Raw video stream to be recorded for extended periods (typically … Read More

Atomos brings EOS R5 8K ProRes RAW to its NinjaV+

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Atomos has announced a firmware update for its Ninja V+ monitor/recorder enabling 8K output from the Canon EOS R5 to be encoded as ProRes RAW. The upgrade allows the camera’s Raw video stream to be recorded for extended periods (typically … Read More

Blasting away a sensor’s Bayer array with a laser and building a DIY Raspberry Pi spectrometer

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Les Wright of the YouTube channel Les’ Lab has figured out how to remove the Bayer filter from a Raspberry Pi camera. By doing so, Les expanded the sensitivity of the CCD image sensor for use in a Raspberry Pi-based … Read More

Canon XF605 professional 4K camcorder and new 8K broadcast lens announced

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Canon has unveiled a new professional 4K camcorder and a new 8K-suitable pro BCTV zoom lens. The Canon XF605 is a ‘compact’ 4K camcorder designed for solo shooters. The XF605 is 10% smaller and 600g lighter than the Canon XF705. … Read More

You can now buy Tilta’s Canon EOS R5, R6 cooling fan for $165

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More than a year after first showing off its concept, camera accessory manufacturer Tilta now has its Cooling Cage for Canon’s EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras available to purchase. As the concept laid out, the Tilta Cooling Cage is … Read More

Patent reveals Apple’s future periscope ‘tele’ camera modules could offer optical image stabilization

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Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max has a 5x ‘zoom’ camera (65mm full-frame equiv.), the longest yet used in an iPhone. To quote Ricky Bobby’s father, ‘If you’re not first, you’re last.’ While poignant, that mantra has never seemed to bother … Read More

Nikon Z 14-24mm F2.8 S sample gallery

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Chris and Jordan just reviewed the Nikkor Z 14-24mm F2.8 S, the wide angle zoom in Nikon’s ‘holy trinity’ of lenses. Check out this gallery to see full resolution sample images from their review. This year, despite the disruption, plenty … Read More

Nikon Z 14-24mm F2.8 S review

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The Nikon Z 14-24mm F2.8 S is an update to a Nikon classic, but one that’s smaller, lighter and better than its F-mount predecessor. Learn about its design, performance and how it handles the bamboo wall of doom in this … Read More

Rokinon / Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE sample gallery

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The Rokinon / Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE is a fast-aperture, wide-angle autofocus prime lens for Sony’s E-mount mirrorless cameras. We’ve tested it on a 61MP Sony a7R IV, but it’s also compatible with the company’s APS-C mirrorless cameras as … Read More

FPV drone takes a deep dive down world’s tallest waterfall

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Swiss-based remote pilot Ellis van Jason has spent thousands of hours practicing his FPV flight skills. It paid off on a recent trip to Venezuela, where he was able to produce a video depicting a ‘birds-eye’ perspective of a deep … Read More

20 pieces of video gear that costs less than $20

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Getting into filmmaking isn’t cheap. But it doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive either. To highlight how you can get decent gear on a budget, Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter has shared a helpful video showcasing 20 pieces of … Read More

20 pieces of video gear that cost less than $20

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Getting into filmmaking isn’t cheap. But it doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive either. To highlight how you can get decent gear on a budget, Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter has shared a helpful video showcasing 20 pieces of … Read More

Apple now lets you permanently turn off Night Mode for iPhone 11, iPhone 12 devices

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Two years after first introducing its ‘Night Mode’ image captures, Apple has made it possible to turn off the feature permanently. In 2019, when Apple first introduced its then-new iPhone 11 smartphone lineup, the Cupertino company showed off a new … Read More

Cosina announces $825 Voigtlander Classic 50mm F1.5 lens, will be available in September

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Cosina has revealed the release date and specifications for its new Voigtlander Heliar Classic 50mm F1.5 lens for its VM mount. The lens’ optical design consists of six elements in three groups. Cosina says the lens, which has a single … Read More

Adobe brings Healing Brush, Magic Wand to Photoshop for iPad, updates Photoshop for Desktop

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Adobe Photoshop for iPad and Desktop have received a pair of updates, bringing new and improved features to Adobe’s image editing program. Adobe Photoshop for iPad now has the Healing Brush tool. Just as you can with the desktop version, … Read More

In-depth tripod review: ProMediaGear Pro-Stix TR344

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ProMediaGear’s TR344 ‘Pro-Stix’ tripod with their Katana Pro Gimbal supporting a full-frame camera and 500mm prime at lacrosse practice. ProMediaGear Pro-Stix TR344 Promediagear.com | $1030 ProMediaGear was founded in 2009 by three brothers that combined their engineering degrees, a full-service … Read More

Android 12 now lets you use front-facing cameras, facial expressions to navigate your phone

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Last week, Google released its fourth Android 12 beta for Pixel devices, bringing with it a new version of the Android Accessibility Suite. This updated version adds a new accessibility feature Google is calling ‘Camera Switches.’ As the feature name … Read More

Adobe MAX 2021 to take place online from October 26-28, is once again free to ‘attend’

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Registration for the Adobe MAX 2021 conference has opened. As with last year, the event, scheduled to take place online from October 26–28, 2021, will be free for everyone. Adobe says ‘the world’s largest creativity conference’ will feature ‘Notable creative … Read More

Canon patent application shows off unique camera design with a hole in the middle

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Items 120a and 120b in the illustration are a pair of touch-sensitive strips positioned at a 45-degree angle. Click to enlarge. Canon has filed a patent application for what has to be one of the most interesting camera designs we’ve … Read More

Tested: Sony’s trio of compact 24mm, 40mm and 50mm G prime lenses

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Earlier this year Sony announced a set of three compact full-frame E-mount prime lenses: the 24mm F2.8 G, the 40mm F2.5 G, and the 50mm F2.5 G. Their small, lightweight design makes them convenient for casual and on-the-move photographers, and … Read More

Sirui rehouses its 1.33x anamorphic lenses for cinema rigs and adds T-stops

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Chinese anamorphic lens manufacturer Sirui has introduced a new set of lenses bases on its existing four models. The Sirui MARS lenses are designed to offer better handling for rigged cameras, and come with built-in mod gears for both aperture … Read More

Head to Head: Adobe Lightroom Classic vs Capture One 21

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Ever since that dark day when Adobe made the shift from the perpetual licensing model of the Creative Suite to the subscription-based Creative Cloud, many photographers have been searching for a viable alternative to Adobe Lightroom. Fortunately, there’s no shortage … Read More

Why lower resolution sensors are not better in low light

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A common belief in the camera world is that lower resolution cameras – and larger pixels – perform better in low light. In this video we illustrate why you should question that bit of conventional wisdom. Source link

Gallery: 2021 Potato Photographer of the Year photo competition

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Hold your spuds. The organizers behind the second edition of the world’s only international potato photography competition have announced the winning photograph (and runner ups) of the 2021 Potato Photographer of the Year photo competition. Inspired by Kevin Abosch’s Potato … Read More

TTArtisan releases its $215 11mm F2.8 Fisheye lens for Fujifilm GFX camera systems

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TTartisan has announced its 11mm F2.8 Fisheye lens is now available for Fujifilm GFX camera systems. The lens features the same basic specifications as its full-frame counterparts, but offers a larger lens mount for Fujifilm’s medium format camera system. The … Read More

Film Fridays: New film alert – No Color Studio launches ISO 5 B&W film

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Nothing makes us happier than hearing about a cool new analog film stock coming to market. And while No Color Studio’s No.5 film isn’t actually new – the emulsion was produced by Kodak in the 1980s and intended for use … Read More

Citing COVID-19 Delta Variant concerns, Sony confirms it won’t be attending WPPI next week

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Last week, Sony joined the list of exhibitors expected to be at the 2021 Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Trade Show (WPPI) expo, which is scheduled to take place from August 15–19 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas Nevada. … Read More

Turn any room into a right-side-up camera obscura with the BonfotonUP kit

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Finland-based company Bonfoton has announced the BonfotonUP kit, a product you can use to turn any room into a right-side-up camera obscura. Bonfoton originally released a camera obscura lens in 2017, although the Bonfoton Camera Obscura Room Lens projected the … Read More

Gallery: International Garden Photographer of the Year Macro Art 15 Competition Winners

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The results are in for the 15th Macro Art photo competition from the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY). Claire Carter, England, took first prize for their delightfully airy macro image of the delicate patterns of leaves. Petar Sabol … Read More

Peter McKinnon goes hands-on with a pair of Canon EOS R3 cameras

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Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon was recently sent a pair of Canon EOS R3 cameras to play around with. While he hasn’t had much time yet to put it to the test, he has shared a new hands-on video wherein … Read More

Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH field review

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Introduction Panasonic’s Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is a bright zoom lens aimed at photographers using Micro Four Thirds camera bodies. With a 35mm-equivalent focal range of 50 to 100mm, the 25-50mm F1.7 could make for an attractive – … Read More

Canon RF 28-70mm F2 L sample gallery

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The Canon RF 28-70mm F2 L is a big brick of a lens, but that fast F2 aperture allows it to do things other standard zooms can’t. Check out this sample gallery shot by our team at DPReview TV. View … Read More

Best video cameras for photographers in 2021

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Most modern cameras will shoot video to one degree or another, but these are the ones we’d look at if you plan to shoot some video alongside your photos. We’ve chosen cameras that can take great photos and make it … Read More

Samsung’s new Galaxy Flip 3, Galaxy Fold 3 promise better performance, durability and more

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Samsung has announced a pair of new foldable smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Galaxy Fold 3. The Flip 3 is a clamshell design, harkening back to a classic flip phone design. The Flip 3 is compact … Read More

Elinchrom announces One, the company’s first wireless battery-powered monolight

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Elinchrom has announced its first battery-powered monolight, the Elinchrom One. The off-camera light has long been requested by Elinchrom users and includes an integrated battery. The battery provides 725 full-power flashes per charge. In terms of flash features, the Elinchrom … Read More

Xiaomi’s new Mix 4 smartphone is its first with under-display selfie camera

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Xiaomi has revealed the Mix 4, the latest smartphone in its Mi Mix lineup. The Mix 4, which will be avaialble only in China for the time being, marks the first device from Xiaomi’s Mi Mix series in nearly three … Read More

DPReview TV: Canon RF 28-70mm F2L USM review

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The Canon RF 28-70mm F2 L USM is a high-end standard zoom lens for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system. Chris and Jordan take an in-depth look at how this $3000 lens performs in the latest episode of DPReview TV. Subscribe … Read More

Sample gallery: Nikon Z fc

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We recently got our hands on a final production Nikon Z fc, and we wasted no time taking the retro-styled camera out and about around the Seattle area. Given that it uses the sensor from the Z50, we expected solid … Read More

DJI’s rumored $300 Mini SE drone is available now in the US and weighs only 249 grams

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Following a leak in June, DJI’s sub-250-gram entry-level drone, the DJI Mini SE, is now available in the United States. At $300, the Mini SE is DJI’s most affordable drone. As noted by Drone DJ, the DJI Mini SE is … Read More

In-depth tripod review: Really Right Stuff Versa TVC-34 Mk.2

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Really Right Stuff’s Versa TVC-34 in the field with a 500mm lens, 50MP camera, and a suitably large and capable gimbal. Really Right Stuff Versa TVC-34 Mk.2 Reallyrightstuff.com | $1100 What sets Really Right Stuff apart from most other brands … Read More

Musician-turned-photographer Bryan Adams is photographing the 2022 Pirelli calendar

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Bryan Adams is not only a Canadian rock icon, but he’s also a talented photographer, and he’s photographing the 2022 Pirelli Calendar. Adams has been working as a photographer for more than a decade. Shooting the annual Pirelli calendar is … Read More

Canon publishes microsite to bring awareness to counterfeit, gray market Canon products

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Canon USA has launched a new microsite designed to raise awareness of counterfeit Canon equipment. ‘With the surge of online shopping, the availability of counterfeits for many brands has persisted and grown, leaving consumers unaware about counterfeits and unable to … Read More

Video: Shooting wet plate portraits with affordable large format camera equipment

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Photographer Markus Hofstaetter specializes in large format photography, including film and wet plate processes. We’ve featured his wet plate collodion photography before, including this article about shooting wet plate collodion exposures handheld and another one about capturing spooky Halloween wet … Read More

Nikkei: Canon, Sony made up 70% of the digital camera market in 2020

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Japanese financial publication Nikkei has published (soft-paywalled behind a free account) the results of its 2020 ‘Major Product and Service Share Survey,’ wherein it details the market share of the top five digital camera manufacturers and top five sensor manufacturers. … Read More

Venus Laowa ‘Argus’ 33mm F0.95 CF APO sample gallery

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The Venus Optics Laowa ‘Argus’ 33mm F0.95 CF APO is an ultra-fast manual focus lens for APS-C mirrorless bodies, available for Sony E, Canon RF, Fujifilm X and Nikon Z mount cameras ($500, available now). We tried out the Fujifilm … Read More

TTArtisan releases $235 50mm F1.4 ASPH lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras

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TTArtisan has revealed its new $235 50mm F1.4 lens for full-frame mirrorless camera systems. The new TTArtisan 50mm F1.4 ASPH lens is entirely manual and, according to TTArtisan, able to be used with sensors up to 60MP. The optical construction … Read More

Roger Cicala: Imaging before photography, Part II – The Aristocrat

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OK, I lied a bit. I said the second chapter would be more fun than the first, but it’s not more fun. It’s kind of sad, actually. This one focuses (yes, pun intended) on Joseph Nicephore Niepce. You may him … Read More

Chris and Jordan pick their dream camera kits

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What if you were swimming in gold and could buy any camera that you wanted? Chris and Jordan sat down to talk about what cameras they would buy if money was no object. Some special guests chime-in to share what … Read More

Affinity Photo 1.10 released, featuring significant performance gains across the board

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Serif has announced the 1.10 update to its creative suite of applications, including Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer and Affinity Publisher. The update promises’ superpowered performance’ thanks to a major re-engineering of the software’s underlying architecture. Affinity Photo is a photo … Read More

7Artisans will ‘soon’ announce a ~$200 50mm F0.95 lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

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Chinese optics manufacturer 7Artisans is set to release a new 50mm F0.95 APS-C lens for EOS-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds (MFT), Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems. The fully-manual lens is expected to retail for around $200. … Read More

The Absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Intro to medium & large format

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Once you start shooting film, it won’t be long before you hear the siren song of medium and large format. What are medium and large format film photography, and are they right for you? This Absolute beginner’s guide to film … Read More

Hubble captures stunning gravitational interaction between a trio of galaxies

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NASA has published a stunning image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope that shows a ‘three-way gravitational tug-of-war between interacting galaxies.’ The galaxies in the show are in system Arp 195, a system featured in the Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, … Read More

Hubble captures stunning gravitational interaction among a trio of galaxies

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NASA has published a stunning image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope that shows a ‘three-way gravitational tug-of-war among interacting galaxies.’ The galaxies in the show are in system Arp 195, a system featured in the Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, … Read More

Oppo unveils next-generation under-screen camera, promises no compromises

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We’ve seen under-display cameras before. About a year ago, Xiaomi introduced its third-generation under-display camera technology. Its first two generations were never mass-produced, but the Chinese company continues to push the tech forward and hopes it will be a critical … Read More

Nikon’s Q1 FY2022 results: Revenue, operating profit up with 220K ILC units, 390 lens units sold

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Nikon has shared its financial results for the first quarter of its 2022 fiscal year (Q1 FY2022), which ends March 2022 and spans from April 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. 1st quarter of the year ending March 31, 2022: … Read More

Olympus M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4.0 Pro field review

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Introduction The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4.0 Pro is a compact, high-end lens designed for photographers using Micro Four Thirds camera bodies. Covering a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 16-50mm and boasting surprisingly good macro performance, it shows great … Read More

Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN ‘Sports’ sample gallery

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The Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sports’ lens is impressively sharp throughout its range. Check out this gallery captured by Chris and Jordan while filming their review for DPReview TV. The Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport is … Read More

Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 Di III VXD for full-frame Sony E-mount on the way

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Tamron is working on a 35-150mm F2-2.8 Di III VXD lens for full-frame Sony E-mount bodies. Details are a bit thin at this point, but the lens features a versatile, travel-friendly focal range and will use the company’s ‘VXD’ linear … Read More

Tamron developing redesigned 28-75mm F2.8 for full-frame Sony E-mount

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Tamron has announced the development of the 2nd-generation version of its well-regarded 28-75mm F2.8 lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless bodies: the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2. The lens will have a new optical construction and will use the company’s … Read More

June 2021 CIPA data: Steady shipments despite chip shortages and COVID-19 resurgences

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The Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) has released the production and shipment data of digital cameras and lenses for June 2021. So far, in 2021, global camera shipments peaked in March, with 830,006 units. Since then, it’s been a … Read More

How to photograph and retouch a beer product shot worthy of a pub wall

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Canadian photographer Dustin Dolby has published a new video on his YouTube channel Workphlo that shows how to capture a poster-style beer photograph, from beginning to end. Throughout the 17-minute video, Dolby takes a step-by-step approach to show how each … Read More

Sigma announces 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sports’ lens for E and L mounts

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Sigma has announced its 150-600 F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sports’ lens for full-frame Sony E and Panasonic/Sigma/Leica L-mount bodies. This superzoom lens is comprised of 25 elements in 15 groups, including 4 ‘FLD’ (low dispersion glass similar to fluorite) and … Read More

Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN Sport sample gallery

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Sigma’s new designed-for-mirrorless 150-600mm F5-6.3 telephoto zoom is a great lens for wildlife and sports in bright conditions. The zoom range is flexible, the close-up performance at 150mm is impressive, and well, it’s just a fun lens to use. Check … Read More

Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DC DN OS review

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Despite continuing issues with wildfire smoke, Chris was able to put the new Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sport’ through its paces in a variety of situations. Find out how it performed – and how it compares to its … Read More

Hands-on with the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport

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Hands-on with the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport Ladies and gentlemen, feast your eyes upon Sigma’s latest lens release – the 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport. This lens is an all-new, designed-for-mirrorless update to Sigma’s ‘Contemporary’ offering … Read More

DPReview TV: Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS review

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Despite continuing issues with wildfire smoke, Chris was able to put the new Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sport’ through its paces in a variety of situations. Find out how it performed – and how it compares to its … Read More

Apple is testing out new flare removal feature in iOS 15 beta

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In its latest iOS 15 developer beta, Apple has added a new feature that automatically removes the signature ‘green orb’ lens flare sometimes seen in photographs captured on iPhone camera systems. As reported by Reddit user Doubleluckstur in the iOSBeta … Read More

Video: Watch moths mesmerizingly take flight at 6,000 frames per second

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Dr. Adrian Smith, head of the Evolutionary Biology and Behavior Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and North Carolina State University, is back again with another incredible slow-motion video showcasing the movement of insects at incredibly … Read More

Apple expands GPU options for the Mac Pro, offering up to 128GB of GDDR6 memory

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Apple has added a trio of new AMD graphics cards to configurable options for its flagship desktop computer, the Mac Pro. The new modules are based on AMD’s next-generation GPU, the Radeon Pro W6000-series. The new chips are the Radeon … Read More

Sample gallery: The Tamron 35mm F2.8 Di III M1:2 goes to the fair and rodeo

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We took the Tamron 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 to the Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo. Take a trip to Oregon’s high desert country to see everything from rodeo clowns to roller coasters. View the Tamron 35mm F2.8 DI … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of the 2021 Minimalist Photography Awards

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Winners for the third edition of the annual Minimalist Photography Awards (MPA) were recently announced. More than 3,700 images were submitted by photographers from 39 countries across 12 categories including Architecture, Fine Art, Conceptual, Photomanipulation, Long Exposure, and Landscape. ‘The … Read More

Drone flies into a skyscraper in New York City’s World Trade Center complex, pilot in custody

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A DJI Air 2S drone flew into a skyscraper, located in New York City’s World Trade Center complex, on Monday evening around 5:00 pm. The unmanned aerial vehicle became wedged between window panels located outside the third floor of the … Read More

H&Y Filters announces Revoring Black Mist filter that fits almost any lens without step-up rings

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H&Y Filters has announced the launch of a new series of Black Mist filters that aim to solve the issue of step-up rings and adapters. The H&Y Revoring series launched last year with a VND + CPL combination filter and … Read More

Gallery: Photos of Sony’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics service center — a1 bodies, GM glass and more

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We’ve already had an inside look at Canon and Nikon’s service centers inside the Main Press Centre the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but they’re not alone. Sony also has a service center, which repairs and loans out equipment to photographers capturing … Read More

Choose your own adventure with Techart’s E-mount to Z-mount adapter

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Thanks to Techart, everything you see here plays pretty well together. Back in the summer of 2019, Techart released the TZE-01 adapter – an impressively thin metal ring that makes possible some previously unseen lens-camera combinations. It does this by … Read More

Exclusive: Olympics photo editor confirms Canon’s EOS R3 has a 24MP sensor

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After speaking with with a photo editor who manages images captured by photographers at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, DPReview can confirm the maximum resolution of files coming straight out of Canon EOS R3 cameras being used at the Olympics … Read More

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Review: Powerhouse performance, premium design

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The Razer Blade 15 Advanced is a powerful photo and video editing machine with a premium design and a premium price tag to match. All product photography by DL Cade. Razer products – with their glowing green snake logo and … Read More

In-depth tripod review: FLM CP34-L4 II

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FLM’s CP34-L4 II tripod at full height, almost towering over your 1.83 meter (6 foot) tall reviewer. FLM is well-known for German ingenuity and superb construction in the tripod and ball head realm, starting with their incredibly stable CB-58FTR ball … Read More

Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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Published Jul 31, 2021 | dpreview staff Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV just wrapped up their review of the Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD for Sony E-mount. Check out their sample gallery and judge image quality for yourself. … Read More

DPReview TV: Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD

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dpreview staff With smoke from nearby wildfires preventing them from taking the Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 into nature, Chris and Jordan stay in Calgary to test the lens. See how this ultra-wide optic performs for both stills and video on Sony … Read More

50 years later: A look back at NASA’s incredible first Lunar Rover

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50 years ago this week, the Apollo 15 spacecraft launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Apollo 15 mission is significant for numerous reasons. It was the ninth crewed Apollo mission, the fourth to land on the Moon, and … Read More

Update: Images appear to confirm Nikon’s Z9 is being tested at the Olympics, gives us the first look at its back side

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Update (July 30th, 2021 at 1:30pm EDT): We have added a new tweet from the Photolari Twitter account that shows new images of what appears to be the same Nikon camera shown off in the two images from yesterday. Today, … Read More

The Absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Parts 1 – 10 – start your analog awakening here

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  Curious about film photography? Don’t know where to begin? We’ve got you covered! Parts 1-10 of our absolute beginner’s guide to film photography address all the basics of the medium, from film and camera types to advice on choosing … Read More

Redditor ‘unwraps’ iconic Apollo 11 image, showing Buzz Aldrin’s perspective for first time

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Michael Ranger, known as rg1213 on Reddit, used this famous image of Buzz Aldrin on the Moon from the Apollo 11 mission as captured by Neil Armstrong, to essentially ‘see’ what Armstrong saw. Credit: NASA Since Buzz Aldrin’s visor is … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of the 2021 iPhone Photography Awards

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Winners of the 2021 iPhone Photography Awards Recently, winners and finalists for the 14th annual iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA) were announced. The competition received thousands of submissions from 140 countries. Winning entries represent 17 countries in a variety of categories … Read More

Pelican releases new ‘Rugged Camera Lens Cover’ for keeping your lenses protected on the go

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Pelican, who’s most known in the photography world for its protective carrying solutions for camera equipment, has teamed up with CM Brands to release a new Pelican Outdoor series, which includes a new silicon lens cover, not unlike the KUVRD … Read More

Film Fridays: Loving and hating the Kiev 60 TTL – a quirky Soviet medium format knockoff

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Photos: Michael Elliott / 35mmc In this week’s Film Friday, photographer Michael Elliot describes his love/hate relationship with the mechanically quirky Kiev 60 TTL, a Soviet-era medium format evolution/knockoff of the East German Pentacon Six. Manufactured in Ukraine from 1984 … Read More

After a month of being offline, Hubble captures images showing off two ‘oddball’ galaxies

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Following a computer anomaly aboard Hubble, which took a month to fix, NASA has released a pair of new images to demonstrate the spacecraft’s return to full scientific operations. Hubble’s scientific operations restarted on July 17 at 1:18 pm EDT. … Read More

Video: Drone operator helps rescue fisherman he saw being attacked by a shark

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Matt Woods was relaxing on his balcony in Bondi Beach, Australia, when he decided to launch his DJI Mavic 2 Zoom drone and capture some footage. To his horror, he discovered a lone spear fisherman in the water using a … Read More

Capture One 21 update released, adds new Magic Brush, improved Exporter and more

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Capture One has released the latest update to Capture One 21, bringing the photo editing software to version 14.3.0. The new update adds new and improved features, expanded capabilities, bug fixes and new camera and lens support. Key new features … Read More

Slideshow: 2021 World Landscape Photographer competition winners

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Over 1,400 photographers entered the 2021 World Landscape Photographer competition, with 6,512 total images being submitted for judging. When all was said and done, only six images were award prizes, including the overall winning image titled ‘Atlantic Winter Storm meets … Read More

DJI Air 2S vs. Mavic Air 2: which one is right for you?

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It’s a great time to be a drone buyer. Just over a year ago, DJI launched the Mavic Air 2, a model released with several significant milestones. In particular, it was the first Mavic drone to offer 4K/60p video, 48MP … Read More

Corning’s new DX and DX+ glass composite materials plan to improve smartphone cameras, starting with Samsung

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Corning has developed a new glass composite material that it claims will both reduce scratching and improve light transmission for smartphone camera systems. Gorilla Glass DX and DX+ use multi-layer coatings on the front of the optical elements of the … Read More

Negative Supply’s LM1 is a stylish, compact all-metal digital light meter

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Negative Supply has launched a pocket-sized digital light meter on Kickstarter, the LM1. The LM1 is designed to measure ambient light, aiding in accurate exposures, and it also measures color temperature, aiding in determining which filters or film stocks to … Read More

Video: Hasselblad shows how it produces, tests its X System medium format cameras

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Hasselblad has released the third video in its ongoing ‘Hasselblad Home’ series, showcasing how the Swedish company produces and tests its X System medium format cameras inside its Gothenburg headquarters. Throguhout the four-minute video, Hasselblad shows the five-step production and … Read More

Zeiss ZX1 review

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Introduction Studio product photography by Dan Bracaglia The Zeiss ZX1 is the first-ever digital camera to come with Adobe Lightroom Mobile built-in, encouraging you to shoot, edit and upload images from a single device. It has a 37.4MP full-frame sensor, … Read More

Pergear announces $229 60mm F2.8 2x macro lens for APS-C camera systems

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Pergear has announced the release of a new APS-C 60mm F2.8 Ultra-Macro lens for Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems. The lens is constructed of 11 elements in eight groups, has a 2x … Read More

Tamron announces 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD for Sony E mount and Fujifilm X mount

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Tamron has just announced the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD – a superzoom lens for APS-C, which will be available for both Sony E mount and (for the first time) Fujifilm X mount. Covering a zoom range equivalent to … Read More

Adobe brings native Apple silicon support, automated Speech to Text transcription to Premiere Pro

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Adobe has announced the July release for Premiere Pro, bringing with it a new Speech to Text captioning tool, native Apple silicon support and more. Before diving into the new Speech to Text feature, it’s worth noting Premiere Pro 15.4 … Read More

Canon announces ambitious plans for equipment and support for pros at Tokyo 2020

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Canon Inc. and Canon Marketing Japan Inc. have announced their plans for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games. Canon will set up a photo service center for professional photographers at the Main Press Center (MPC). The MPC is … Read More

Canon revises 2021 financial forecast, suggests camera, lens and printer sales are recovering faster than expected

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A Canon assembly line Meister (her badge tells us she’s been a Meister for 17 years) works on the front assembly of a telephoto prime lens. Taken by DPReview in 2017. Canon Global has revised its financial forecast for its … Read More

Whitewater kayaking: Shooting with DJI drones and gimbals at the North Fork Championship

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Every year, elite kayakers from around the world race down the whitewater rapids of the Payette river in Idaho, competing at the North Fork Championship. We’re here with drone pilot and gimbal specialist Alex Emberlin and production company A-Cam Aerials, … Read More

Nikon Japan: Some Z fc camera shipments delayed, 28mm F2.8 orders delayed indefinitely

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Nikon Japan has announced its Nikkor Z 28mm F2.8 Special Edition lens is being delayed indefinitely, due to supply constraints. It’s also confirmed the release date for the first batch of its Z fc mirrorless camera, but notes it too … Read More

Video: 3D printed film canister and Raspberry Pi camera can turn an old film camera into a digital camera

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If you have an old analog camera that you don’t mind modifying, you can turn it into a digital camera for less than $50. YouTuber befinitiv converted an old Cosina Hi-Lite film camera into a digital camera using a 3D … Read More

This one of a kind Leica prototype 17mm F2 lens can be yours—if you have $50,000 on hand

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The Leica Store Lisse in the Netherlands has added a one-of-a-kind Leica lens to its impressive collection, a Leica/Hughes Leitz 17mm F2 fisheye lens. It’s the only known example of this lens, which was made in Canada – more on … Read More

TTArtisan releases $150 7.5mm F2 fisheye APS-C lens for 7 camera mounts

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TTartisans has released a new 7.5mm F2 fisheye lens for a long list of mirrorless camera systems. The lens is constructed of 11 elements in eight groups, including two low-dispersion elements and three high-refractive index elements. It features a minimum … Read More

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters photojournalist, Danish Siddiqui, killed in Afghanistan

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Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist for Reuters, was killed on assignment in Afghanistan earlier today. Siddiqui was traveling with a convoy of Afghan forces, near a border post in Pakistan, when an ambush by Taliban militants killed him … Read More

Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 sample gallery

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We’ve been out shooting with a production copy of the Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR. It delivers impressive optical performance and a great hands-on experience. Check out our sample gallery to judge image quality for yourself. View our … Read More

Nikon Z fc vs Fujifilm X-T30: which is the better retro APS-C camera?

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Fujifilm has built its X-series brand around cameras that offer classic looks and traditional controls but have the latest camera technologies at their hearts. Nikon’s new Z fc looks to do something similar, but takes a slight different approach and … Read More

Apple M1 iMac vs. Intel PC for photo/video

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Mac and Windows users have been fighting since the beginning of the computer age. In this episode of DPReview TV, Jordan and his iMac battle Chris and his Windows laptop to see which is best for photo and video editing. … Read More

Laowa unveils $499 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for EF, F mount camera systems

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Venus Optics has announced the release of the Laowa 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for Canon and Nikon DSLR camera systems. The lens is constructed of 13 elements in 10 elements, including two extra-low dispersion ale nets and two aspherical elements. … Read More

Laowa unveils $499 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for Canon EF, Nikon F mount camera systems

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Venus Optics has announced the release of the Laowa 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for Canon and Nikon DSLR camera systems. The lens is constructed of 13 elements in 10 elements, including two extra-low dispersion elements and two aspherical elements. Like … Read More

Updated: Nikon Z fc pre-production sample gallery

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The Nikon Z fc is due to start shipping soon, and while we wait for a final production sample to review, we’ve been adding images to our previously published gallery of JPEG samples. In addition to a variety of images … Read More

Kickstarter: Fjorden grip for iPhone adds physical camera controls to your smartphone

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Norwegian company Fjorden has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Fjorden, the ‘world’s first pocketable, professional iPhone camera grip.’ Mobile photography is a big deal. iPhone photos have been featured on the covers of major publications, including Vogue, National Geographic … Read More

Film Fridays: Unsung heroes of the modern film era – Michael Butkus Jr. and his camera manual library

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The cover of one of the thousands of film camera user manuals available on Butkus.org, free of charge. In this week’s Fim Friday, I want to call out one of the unsung heroes of the modern film photography era – … Read More

RØDE’s new $25 Thread Adapter ensures you’re never without the right mounting screw

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Every once in a while a company will come out with something that makes you ask yourself ‘How has no one thought of that before?’ Well, today, that company is RØDE and the product is the Thread Adapter. Although a … Read More

Sigma fp L initial review

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Product shots by Dan Bracaglia Updated July 15, 2021 with video quality analysis 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 … Read More

Cosina unveils $700 Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 for Fujifilm X system cameras

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Cosina has announced its new Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 lens for Fujifilm X series camera systems. While this lens features the same focal length and aperture as its M-mount equivalent, it features a different optical design and construction specifically for … Read More

behind the scenes: The gear we use to make

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Want to know what it takes to film a typical DPReview TV episode? Jordan walks through his complete kit – at least until the camera they’re shooting this week’s episode with overheats. Source link

A photographer’s guide to buying a smartphone

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For many of us, smartphones have arguably become just as much cameras as they communication devices. While some companies put more emphasis on photography features than others, there are dozens of options out there and a lot of jargon, making … Read More

Ricoh announces HD Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 lens, set to go on sale in August for $1,400

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Ricoh Imaging has announced the HD Pentax-DA* 16–50mm F2.8 ED PLM AW lens, the latest lens in its Pentax Star (*) lineup that’s designed for APS-C Pentax K-mount DSLRs. The all-weather (AW) lens offers a 24.5-76.5mm full-frame equiv. focal length … Read More

Razer announces new Blade 15 and 17 with most powerful Intel processor ever in a Razer laptop

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Razer has announced a refresh to its Razer Blade 15 and Blade 17 laptop line. The new notebooks include Intel’s latest processor family, the 11th-generation Core H. The new Blade models also have improved GPUs, with an optional upgrade to … Read More

JPEG XL image format promises smaller files, backwards compatibility and more

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JPEG, the lossy compression standard for images used on the Internet and digital cameras, might receive a much-needed upgrade by year’s end. The creators of JPEG XL claim their free open-source format offers up improvements that will result in a … Read More

2021 Apple M1 iMac (24-inch) Review: The best ‘starter’ Mac for creators

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Introduction The new M1 iMac is a sleek, stylish and surprisingly affordable photo and video editing machine. Photo by DL Cade First, the elephant in the room: the redesigned 24-inch iMac was not created for photographers and video editors. It’s … Read More

Sony reveals 21MP Four Thirds stacked CMOS sensor capable of 120 fps full-width readout

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Sony Semiconductor Solutions has published a product information sheet detailing the specifications for the IMX472-AAJK, a 21.46MP Four Thirds stacked CMOS image sensor. As it stands, this is the first known instance of a stacked CMOS sensor for Four Thirds-sized … Read More

Apple granted patent for periscope camera module that would give future iPhones 3x optical ‘zoom’

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Apple a patent relating to a periscope camera system that we could one day see inside an iPhone. UPSTO patent number 11,061,213 lays out the framework for a folded camera … Read More

SmugMug Source is a new, AI-powered RAW file management service from SmugMug

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SmugMug has announced a new addition to its platform, SmugMug Source. The new add-on is a RAW file management service, allowing photographers to store and access their entire photo library from any device anywhere in the world. With the addition … Read More

What it’s like shooting Sigma’s $26K 200-500mm F2.8 ‘bazooka’ lens on a Sony a7 III

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Editor’s note: There may be a few sections of the video that are considered NSFW, but there is no nudity or swearing. Keep this in mind before watching the video (you can skip to the 42-second mark to bypass the … Read More

Canon EOS M50 Mark II Review

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Introduction The EOS M50 Mark II is a compact and easy to use mirrorless camera with a 24MP APS-C sensor. It features only modest upgrades compared to its predecessor, but it comes in at an attractive price point with pleasing … Read More

Photo agency refuses to return copyright to photographer, claims journalists don’t have copyright protection

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Do photographers own the rights to their images? This is the question at the center of a legal battle between photographer Francisco Leong and his former employer, Agence France-Press (AFP). Leong, a Lisbon, Portugal-based photojournalist, had worked under contract for … Read More

New FTC rule will penalize companies making false ‘Made in USA’ claims on their products

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On July 1st, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a new rule that will penalize companies making false or misleading claims about where their products are manufactured. As a result, marketing departments slapping the ‘Made in USA’ label on their … Read More

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 50mm F2.8 sample gallery

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The Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 50mm F2.8 is a standard prime lens for Nikon’s Z-system, offering true macro reproduction of 1:1 at its shortest focus distance. As well as being a capable macro tool, given its focal length and light … Read More

Apple still hasn’t made a truly ‘Pro’ M1 Mac – so what’s the holdup?

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The in-house developed M1 architecture that powers Apple’s latest machines allows them to be sleek and power-efficient, but there are still some things it can’t offer professional users. Photo by DL Cade Ever since Apple unveiled the M1 System on … Read More

Yongnuo’ new Android 10-powered MFT camera features 20MP sensor, 5” touchscreen display

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Yongnuo has announced yet another intriguing mirrorless camera option, the YN455. This Android-based, Snapdragon-powered Micro Four Thirds (MFT) camera is currently only available in the Chinese market, but it’s possible we could begin to see it elsewhere, as was the … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of All About Photo’s AAP Magazine #18 B&W competition

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Winners of All About Photo’s AAP Magazine #18 B&W competition All About Photo’s AAP Magazine recently announced the winners for their #18 – B&W competition. The 25 winners come from 13 countries. Amongst the winners and merited images are portraits, … Read More

Panasonic Leica DG 25-50mm F1.7 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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Chris and Jordan have spent a few days with a pre-production sample of the new Panasonic Leica DG 25-50mm F1.7 up in Canada. They’ve taken it out and about everywhere from the streets of downtown Calgary to more intimate social … Read More

DPReview TV: Choosing the right large tripod – Gitzo, Manfrotto, Leofoto and Sirui tripods compared

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Published Jul 10, 2021 | dpreview staff Chris and Jordan review four large tripods: the Gitzo GT2532, Sirui W2204, Leofoto LQ-284C, and Chris’ battle-worn Manfrotto 055MF4. What if you don’t want one of the models in this review? In addition … Read More

HD Pentax-FA 43mm F1.9 Limited sample gallery

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Published Jul 10, 2021 | dpreview staff Back in February, Ricoh released 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 … Read More

Norway passes law requiring influencers to label retouched photos on social media

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Legislators in Norway’s Parliament have passed a new law, by a 72-15 vote, that will require content creators to disclose when they have retouched or added a filter to a photo. Yahoo News reports that the law will apply to … Read More

Jeremy Cowart unveils the ‘Lightograph,’ calls it ‘the next evolution of the photograph’

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Photographer Jeremy Cowart has created the ‘Lightograph.’ Cowart calls his patent-pending creation ‘the next evolution of the photograph’ and states that the Lightograph is ‘the evolution of light through a still photograph.’ Cowart points out that a Lightograph is not … Read More

Warning: Report suggests Apple’s 5th Gen Time Capsules susceptible to HDD failure

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If you use one of Apple’s Time Capsule devices to backup your computer and data, you might want to switch to another backup solution. German data recovery company Datenrettung has published a report detailing a potential issue that could cause … Read More

Opinion: Ode to the ‘happy accident’ or why film photographers have more fun

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An issue with my camera’s film advance is likely what lead to this partial double exposure – a small gift from the universe. There are a lot of reasons to love shooting film: the look of the medium, the organic … Read More

ACDSee releases free beta of Gemstone, its brand-new Photoshop competitor

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ACD Systems, the maker of image software like Photo Studio and Photo Editor, has launched a free beta version of its all-new photo editing software, Gemstone. Gemstone is a new standalone multi-document interface, similar to Adobe Photoshop. Gemstone features a … Read More

Slideshow: Winners of the 2021 Audubon Photography awards

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The winners and runners up have been announced for the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards, now in its twelfth year. 2,416 photographers from all 50 United States, Washington D.C., and 10 Canadian provinces and territories submitted 8,770 photos and 261 videos. … Read More

Canon brings C-Log 3, dual-card recording to R6 and 1D X Mark III cameras via firmware updates

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Canon has released new firmware updates for its EOS 1D X Mark III DSLR and EOS R6 mirrorless camera systems. The substantial updates bring, amongst other bug fixes and improvements, the ability to record video in Canon Log 3 and … Read More

Panasonic launches Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH

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Panasonic has announced the Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH, a fast short-telephoto zoom for the Micro Four Thirds system. The 25-50mm is designed to work alongside the existing 10-25mm F1.7 zoom, adding fast-aperture coverage to a 50-100mm equivalent range. … Read More

DPReview TV: Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 review

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Published Jul 8, 2021 dpreview staff The Panasonic Leica DG 25-50mm F1.7 is a perfect companion for one of Jordan’s favorite video lenses, the Panasonic 10-25mm F1.7. Find out why he likes it so much, and why Chris thinks it’s … Read More

Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH sample gallery (pre-production)

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Published Jul 8, 2021 dpreview staff The Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is a high-quality zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds, aimed as much at videographers as stills photography shooters. Offering a bright maximum aperture and a 50-100mm (equivalent) zoom … Read More

Hands-on with the new Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH

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The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is Panasonic’s latest lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. It covers a slightly unusual 50-100mm equivalent range and maintains an F1.7 maximum aperture throughout. But it makes immediate sense once set … Read More

Video: Timelapse series show astronauts installing solar array on International Space Station

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The European Space Agency (ESA) has shared a timelapse video showing a spacewalk to install a new solar array on the International Space Station using images captured by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut and Space Station commander Akihiko Hoshide. … Read More

Fujifilm discontinues Velvia 100 in US after new EPA regulations

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Fujifilm has announced it will no longer sell Fujichrome Velvia 100 in the United States due to regulations put in place by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The announcement, posted to Fujifilm’s website, cites a new regulation under the Toxic … Read More

Darktable 3.6 released, adds significant usability and performance improvements

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The darktable team has announced its second summer feature release, bringing darktable to version 3.6. The latest update is the first of two planned feature releases, with the second intended to come out this winter. Darktable hopes to release a … Read More

Nikon NIKKOR Z 28mm F2.8 (SE) sample gallery

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The NIKKOR Z 28mm F2.8 (SE) is a compact wideangle prime lens for Nikon’s Z-system, styled to recall classic Nikkor designs of the manual focus era and weighing in at only 160g (5.7 oz). Billed by Nikon as ‘fast, fun … Read More

Video: Photographer captures a spacewalk as the ISS transits the Sun

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Photographer Joel Kowsky captured an amazing sight on June 25. Kowsky photographed the International Space Station (ISS) crossing the Sun’s face while a pair of astronauts, Thomas Pesquet and Shane Kimbrough, were spacewalking outside the ISS. You may find Pesquet’s … Read More

Video: A ‘Retro Review’ of Nikon’s first consumer digital camera, the Coolpix 100

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Gordon Laing, Editor of Camera Labs, is back again with another installment of Retro Review. This time, he’s taking a look at the Coolpix 100, Nikon’s first consumer digital camera released back in 1996. In the ten-minute review, Laing shows … Read More

PSA: Western Digital security issues go beyond the My Book Live series

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You may recall that a couple of weeks ago, we wrote about a security risk associated with Western Digital My Book Live NAS hard drive units. Users reported their web-connected hard drives were completely wiped with no means of recovering … Read More

May 2021 CIPA data: the COVID-19 recovery continues with stabilization on the horizon

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The Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) has released its data for May 2021. While the global economy is still feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic (and the numerous variants now spreading), a recovery of the photography market is … Read More

Updated: Nikon Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S sample gallery

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Published Jul 6, 2021 | dpreview staff The Nikon Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S is a short telephoto macro prime lens for the company’s full-frame mirrorless Z mount. Offering several upgrades over previous generations, the new Z 105mm … Read More

Rafting the Grand Canyon with Joey Schusler and the Tamron 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD

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Published Jul 6, 2021 | Sponsored content, created with the support of Amazon and Tamron The Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di RXD III is a high-performance telephoto zoom lens for Sony’s E-mount. Its compact design measures in at just 147mm (5.8”) … Read More

Yongnuo releases $398 YN 85mm F1.8R DF DSM autofocus lens for Canon EOS R cameras

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Yongnuo has unveiled its new YN 85mm F1.8R DF DSM lens for Canon RF mount mirrorless camera systems. The lens appears to be all but identical to the company’s YN85mm F1.8S DF DSM lens for Sony E mount camera systems. … Read More

Roger Cicala: Imaging before photography – a history lesson (Part 1)

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I love talking about historical times because they’re weird, chaotic, and often make no sense. But they were fun. Today we efficiently build amazing buildings 160 stories high. But nobody puts gargoyles on them anymore. Nobody puts secret codes in … Read More

Beginner’s guide to buying a camera for video

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With the development of mirrorless camera technology, the distinction between photo-taking devices and video cameras has become further blurred. Today, there are plenty of mirrorless stills/video cameras available that can shoot footage comparable to the standard of professional video tools, … Read More

Evolving my camera system for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Galapagos

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My last bucket list trip, taken right before joining DPReview in 2013, was a cruise around the bottom of South America, with several days spent in Antarctica, pictured here. Photos taken with the Canon EOS 7D. Fourteen months ago I … Read More

Canon RF 600mm F11 IS STM sample gallery

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Chris and Jordan spent time at the beautiful Calgary Zoo while shooting their video review of the Canon RF 600mm F11 IS STM. Check out the gallery above to see how the lens performed in the real world. Birds, spiders, … Read More

Is the Canon RF 600mm F11 the perfect beginner’s wildlife lens?

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Chris turns a trip to Calgary Zoo into something of a safari, as he reviews the Canon RF 600mm F11 USM as a wildlife lens. Its long focal length and relatively modest price make it an attractive option for birding … Read More

Instagram alienates photography community after CEO’s recent statement

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Recently, the head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, publicly stated that the focus for the popular photo-sharing app, owned by Facebook, is shifting toward video going forward. Feeling alienated, some photographers are moving on to Twitter to share their work and … Read More

Researchers use iPhone 5 camera and LEGO to create affordable high-resolution microscope

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There are millions of old and outdated iPhones collecting dust. Researchers in Germany have found a way to turn some of those old iPhones, specifically an iPhone 5 camera module, into affordable microscopes for young students. Using LEGO, an iPhone … Read More

Film Fridays: Pentax ES II – the simple camera used to capture one of rock and roll’s most iconic photos

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KosmoFoto’s Stephen Dowling had the pleasure of running into Pennie Smith – the photographer behind the Clash’s iconic ‘London Calling’ cover photo – at a concert in 2007. Lo and behold, they were the only two photographers in the photo … Read More

No need to ‘Refresh’ for new info, Mini SE drone details published the DJI Brasil website

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DJI’s Mini SE drone, which first appeared on Walmart’s website and store shelves last month, was touted as the Chinese manufacturer’s most affordable drone to date with a $299 price tag. While details available at the time revealed it was … Read More

Sekonic celebrates 70th anniversary with a limited-edition, retro-inspired light meter

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Light and color measuring company Sekonic is to release a limited edition burgundy and gold light meter to celebrate its 70th year in business. Only 700 of the L-398A Studio Deluxe lll 70th Anniversary edition meters will be made and … Read More

New VSCO filters digitally recreate the signature look of infrared photography

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Lead image credit: Earlington, VSCO VSCO has announced simulated infrared filters. These filters aim to recreate the signature look of infrared photography digitally. Before diving into VSCO’s creation, what is infrared photography? Infrared, or IR, light is beyond the spectrum … Read More

Google’s Wing launches a free app in the United States to help drone pilots legally fly

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Wing, owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, recently launched a free app to help remote pilots legally fly their drones. OpenSky first appeared in 2019 when Wing was running drone delivery trials in Canberra, Australia’s capital city, and suburban areas. … Read More

The vivo X60 Pro+ might be the best smartphone out there for photographers – if you can find one

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if a smartphone manufacturer put nearly all of its research and development funds into developing the ultimate camera system for its flagship device? The resulting phone might look a lot like the vivo … Read More