Staff Profile

Rishi Sanyal
Rishi Sanyal
Science Editor

Although I'm a scientist by training, having recently completed my Ph.D in biophysics, photography has always been a huge passion of mine. It's been an incredible opportunity to meld these two interests together here at DPReview!

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Google's ex-lead of computational photography Marc Levoy to build new imaging experiences at Adobe

Marc Levoy, previously Distinguished Engineer at Google who spearheaded many of the efforts that made the Pixel smartphone cameras best-in-class, has recently joined Adobe as VP and Fellow to lead company-wide efforts focused on computational photography.

A near-perfect optic: Sony 20mm F1.8 G sample images and analysis

Sony just launched its newest fast aperture wide-angle prime for its full-frame Alpha lineup, and we've been shooting planes, people and felines with it over the past few days. Read our initial impressions and check out our sample gallery. Spoiler alert: it's a near perfect optic.

Sony's speedy Xperia 1 Mark II shoots 20 fps with AF/AE technologies borrowed from the a9

Sony is updating its flagship Xperia 1 smartphone with faster burst shooting, a bigger sensor in its standard camera and a time-of-flight sensor. And thanks to popular demand, the 3.5mm headphone jack is back.

Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM review

Since the launch of the EOS R line in 2018, Canon has mostly concentrated its attentions on high-end RF lenses. The RF 85mm F1.2L IS USM is among the very best.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Rishi's choice: Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Here's the lens that got Science Editor Rishi Sanyal to finally step away from his obsession with wide-angle portraits: the Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM.

These are the most important Google Pixel 4 camera updates

DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal had an opportunity to sit down with Marc Levoy and Isaac Reynolds of Google to dive deep into the most important camera updates on the new Pixel 4.

How does iPhone 11 Night Mode compare to Google Pixel 3 Night Sight?

Google's Night Sight has justifiably been considered the low light king, but with the iPhone 11 Apple is challenging for this title with its own Night Mode. Take a look at how they compare side-by-side.

The iPhone 11 is more than just Apple catching up to Android

Apple's iPhone 11 camera updates will inevitably be seen as attempts to catch up to Android. But, taken together, we think they stack up to meaningful upgrades that might make an already very capable camera one of the most compelling options on the market.

Apple debuts iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro with ultra-wide camera

All three devices offer a standard 12MP camera plus, for the first time on an iPhone, an ultra-wide 13mm camera module. The 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max also retain the telephoto camera of previous generations.

Sony announces Xperia 5 with triple-cam setup, Eye AF and 6.1" 21:9 CinemaWide display

Sony's latest flagship smartphone takes inspiration from the Xperia 1 smartphone and brings it to a slightly more pocketable device.