dpreview articles: Product Reviews & Previews
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?
Published on Aug 22, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
A first look at the Nikon Coolpix S800c - the first camera from a major manufacturer to be built around Google's Android mobile operating system.
Published on Jul 30, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
When the Nokia 808 PureView was announced earlier this year its 41MP camera sensor and innovative PureView pixel oversampling made headlines all over the world. On paper, the 808 offers the most advanced camera features of any previous smartphone. Read our review to find out how it performs.
Published on May 7, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
The Olympus OM-D E-M5 is a complex camera, but a bit of tinkering around with the settings can reveal some handy features. Here are the ones we think it's worth being aware of.
Published on May 6, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Four photographers spend some time shooting with the Leica M9-P and their favorite lenses. Read about their impressions of using gear that most of us can only dream about owning.
Published on Apr 19, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
On a recent trip to Samsung's Seoul headquarters Barnaby Britton got the opportunity to use the new 20MP NX20, and get a feel for how it performs. Click here to read his first impressions of the new flagship NX.
Published on Apr 3, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
We've had our hands on the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and its collection of lenses for some shooting time out in the field. In this article, staff writer Amadou Diallo offers his impressions of this rangefinder-styled interchangeable lens camera that has many captured the interest of many enthusiasts.
Published on Mar 22, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
We've had a production D800 in our Seattle office for a few days, and we've spent that time getting to grips with its feature set and exploring the potential of its 36MP sensor. In this article, reviews editor Barnaby Britton explains what Nikon's newest DSLR is like to use.
Published on Mar 7, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
A few days ago we took delivery of a factory-fresh production D4 in our Seattle offices and it's hardly been turned off since. In this article, which includes more than 40 'real world' samples, Barnaby Britton explains what the D4 is actually like to use.
Published on Feb 25, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Not long after samples of the Fujifilm X10 became available reports started surfacing of 'white orbs' appearing in images. Fujifilm subsequently released a firmware update that promises to address the issue. So does firmware version 1.03 banish the dreaded 'white orbs' for good?
Published on Feb 23, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
In the past few weeks Nikon has launched two major new DSLRs, the 16MP D4 and the 36MP D800. To get a feel for what the professionals think we asked four photographers, whose work and expertise spans a wide variety of genres to give us their take on the new cameras.
Published on Feb 21, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
We used the European Olympus OM-D E-M5 press event to get some shooting time with one of the most discussed cameras of 2012. We hit the streets of Amsterdam to find out how its features work in real-world use and how well the Art Filters and processing options help you get the photo you want.
Published on Feb 14, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Lensbaby's Edge 80 takes a distinctly different approach to the company's previous optics, behaving much more like a conventional tilt lens. Here we take a closer look at how it works, and the kind of images it can give you.
Published on Jan 6, 2012 | Product Reviews & Previews|
An overview of the Nikon D4 - the company's latest pro-level DSLR. The 16MP camera has a host of improvements for D3 and D3S shooters but its biggest changes make a play to attract serious video shooters.
Published on Dec 21, 2011 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Christmas is just around the corner, but if you're still struggling to find gifts for the photographer in your life, fear not - Josie Reavely has put together a guide to 10 quirky, inspiring stocking-fillers that will make perfect last-minute gifts for any photographer.
Published on Dec 20, 2011 | Product Reviews & Previews|
Having used all the current crop of Mirrorless cameras extensively, we've prepared a roundup, summarizing their main strengths and weaknesses and highlighted what we believe are the standout cameras in each part of the market.