dpreview articles: Product Reviews & Previews
Published on Feb 5, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Brief hands-on with the Olympus XZ-10. We look at the features of Olympus' latest little photographer's compact, including its 'Photo Story' feature.
Published on Feb 1, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Metabones Speed Booster is a unique adapter that allows you to mount a full frame lens on an APS-C camera and achieve a significantly wider field of view as well as an extra stop of light gathering ability. We take a look of the potential and challenges of this intriguing concept.
Published on Jan 11, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
This year's Consumer Electronic Show is packed with exhibitors, industry analyists and press, all eager to see, touch and talk about this years' hottest electronics. Here's a quick rundown of some of the most interesting new cameras on show at this year's CES.
Published on Jan 10, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Perhaps the most interesting camera at this year's Consumer Electronics Show is the Fujifilm X100S - a hugely impressive upgrade to the X100, which was one of our favorite cameras of the past couple of years. Read our short hands-on look more details.
Published on Jan 9, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
We're at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, and one of the most interesting products announced at CES is the Samsung NX300 - a well-rounded replacement for the NX210. We made a beeline for the Samsung stand to get our hands on the newest NX, and here are our first impressions.
Published on Jan 7, 2013 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Canon's PowerShot N is one of the most interesting compacts of CES 2013. It features an 'either way up' design, with zoom and shutter controls that are located around the lens, and a tilting touchscreen. Here's a brief overview of what it offers.
Published on Dec 27, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Kata Digital Rucksack 467-DL is an everyday photo bag that packs in a lot of features at a reasonable price. If you're in the market for a backpack that will get you through most shoots without breaking the bank, then the 467-DL might be for you.
Published on Dec 18, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The holiday season is upon us once again and with all the sales and special deals around at the moment, this is a great time to start thinking about getting a new camera. In this article, we'll be looking at the current field of enthusiast zoom compact cameras to help you make your buying decision.
Published on Nov 23, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Here at dpreview we get to use a lot of cameras, from simple point-and-shoot models to professional workhorses, and everything in-between. In this short article, we've selected five of what we think are the best compact cameras on the market right now, and summarized their strengths.
Published on Nov 12, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Kata has designed the first photo backpack to feature a revolving lens chamber for quick access to your glass collection. Will the rest of the Kata Revolver-8 succeed in spinning our gears? Read our full review to find out.
Published on Nov 2, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Carbon fiber has made its way into the tripod market, and Manfrotto's 290 Series is aimed at photographers on a budget. Will the Manfrotto 294 CF match competing models? Find out in our review.
Published on Oct 25, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
We had a chance to get our hands on Nikon's latest 1 Series mirrorless camera - the 1 V2. It gains a 14MP sensor, built-in flash and more conventional control points than its predecessor. Here we give our first impressions of Nikon's smallest 'serious' interchangeable lens camera.
Published on Oct 25, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
We've had a chance to handle Nikon's AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR. The example we used is officially pre-production, so we weren't able to shoot samples, but it had the build and handling of a finished model, so here are some initial impressions of this long hoped-for F4 tele-zoom lens.
Published on Oct 4, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Nimbus Cloud Dome is a plastic bell-shaped light diffuser that is designed to provide even exposure for images of small objects captured with a smartphone. Avid eBayers who deal with small items will definitely want to take a look at the Nimbus Cloud Dome.
Published on Oct 1, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Apple might not have set out to make some of the most popular cameras on the planet with its iPhone line of smartphones, but that's exactly what has happened. The iPhone 5, brings a larger screen, faster processor and redesigned camera compared to its predecessor. Let's find out how it stacks up.
Published on Sep 28, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Manfrotto Solo VI DSLR holster bag is designed to house a full-frame DSLR with 100-400mm lens attached. The Solo VI excels in the style department and is well made, but will it suit the needs of the average holster-bearing photographer? Read on to find out.
Published on Sep 21, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Tamrac Zipshot tripod might be the ideal solution for travelers thanks to its light weight, compact size and ability to deploy within seconds. Find out if the Zipshot is worthy of your camera bag in our accesory review.
Published on Sep 19, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Just before the opening of Photokina, Pentax it refreshed its popular K-5 DSLR, releasing two new models, the K-5 II and the K-5 IIS. Barnaby Britton caught up with John Carlson, Sr. Manager of Sales & Marketing at Pentax Imaging USA, at the show.
Published on Sep 4, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Wireless TTL flash triggers flood the market, making it more difficult to find the ideal setup. The Phottix Odin (available for Canon and Nikon models) aims to simplify the process of wireless flash setup and maximize performance. Will the Phottix Odin system live up to the hype? Let's find out.
Published on Aug 30, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Vertical grips can aid the handling of DSLRs for portrait-format shooting and when working with long, heavy lenses. In this short review, we look at the Vertax Pixel D12 battery grip, designed for the Nikon D800. At $99 it's considerably cheaper than Nikon's MB-D12 but can it do the same job?