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Russian Mother captures atmospheric photos of sons on farm

Elena Shumilova's atmospheric photographs show a special bond between her sons Yaroslav and Vanya and their animals, on the family farm in rural Russia. Her images are deliberately dreamlike and highly evocative, capturing the bond between her young sons and their animal playmates. See gallery

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 592 Published: Jan 26, 2014 at 08:00
10 essential time-saving Photoshop tips

Fashion and fine art photographer Thomas Park shares the shortcuts that he finds most useful, along with tips for combining them in a fast, fluent manner. While many of these shortcuts and techniques may be familiar to you already, they can be combined to minimize context switches for maximum efficiency. Learn more

ARTICLE Comments 88 Published: Jan 23, 2014 at 22:30
AP cuts ties with Pulitzer-winning photographer

The Associated Press news organization has cut ties with freelance photographer Narciso Contreras after he admitted to digitally altering a photo taken last September in Syria. The photo in question shows a Syrian opposition fighter taking cover during an exchange of fire. In the original photo, a fellow journalist's video camera can be seen in the lower left corner. Contreras cloned out the camera before sending back to AP editors. Learn more

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 170 Published: Jan 23, 2014 at 22:00
creativeLIVE's John Greengo gives 5-day course on digital photography

creativeLIVE is hosting a five-day course on the fundamentals of digital photography presented by John Greengo. The course is free to watch live, and runs through tomorrow, Jan 24th. Some of you may remember John as one of the expert photographers that contributed to our Cyber Monday 'DPReview Live' broadcast. Click through for a link to the course at creativeLIVE.

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 11 Published: Jan 23, 2014 at 19:44
Using third-party lenses on the Sony a7 / a7R

In theory, if you've got a collection of old or obscure lenses for long-defunct 35mm film cameras, the full-frame Sony a7 / a7R may allow you to breathe new life into them. Lenses for a great many systems can be attached to the a7 / a7R without huge cost via a range of third-party mount adapters. We're planning on publishing our full review of the a7 within the next 24 hours, but until then, click through to read about editor Barnaby Britton's experience of shooting with older third-party lenses on the a7 and a7R.

FEATURE Comments 469 Published: Jan 21, 2014 at 20:21
Tamas Dezso offers glimpse into post-Communist Romania

Tamas Dezso is a fine art documentary photographer based in Budapest. Since 2011 he has been documenting the disintegration of former Communist Romania's infrastructure in a series of photographs called 'Notes for an Epilogue'. In his own words, the purpose of the project is to 'render a world which may disappear forever imperceptibly and very rapidly due to the transitional nature of the [Communist] era'. See gallery

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 238 Published: Jan 19, 2014 at 08:00
Reminder: Vote now for your product of 2013

Last month you voted for the best gear in five categories, and now's your chance to let us know which of the winning products was the most impressive. The poll stays open until the end of this month, and if you haven't voted yet this is your chance! Click through for a look at the 2013 category winners from our five classes, and a chance to cast your vote.

COMMENT Comments 64 Published: Jan 18, 2014 at 02:48
Open source Lux camera is a DIY project for ambitious photographers

Kevin Kadooka's Lux is an experiment in DIY camera building. With a waist-level viewfinder, it accepts 120 roll film. Rather than borrowing parts from old cameras as he's done in previous projects, Kevin's Lux camera is comprised of off-the shelf parts. All of its construction specifications are available to enterprising individuals looking to build their own. Click through to learn more

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 54 Published: Jan 17, 2014 at 08:00
Wyoming's stunning weather and landscapes in time-lapse

Photographer Nicolaus Wegner's dedication to his craft has produced a captivating time-lapse video of the wild weather and beautiful landscapes of his home state. In the 14 months it took him to complete his Wyoming Wildscapes II project, he saw it all — from meteor showers, to lightning across hills and prairies, and 60mph winds. Watch video

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 231 Published: Jan 15, 2014 at 06:00
Fast and portable: Using the Apple MacBook Air in a pro workflow

Photographers often need to find the most powerful solutions possible and cram them into the smallest places. While the MacBook Air once satisfied only the size part of the equation, the newest member of the family makes it a compelling choice for photographers. The MacBook Air provides a professional level of power in a diminutive package without sacrificing functionality. Learn more

ARTICLE Comments 351 Published: Jan 14, 2014 at 06:00
Mount St. Helens images found decades later

New images of Washington's Mount St. Helens have been recently discovered. Reid Blackburn, a staff photographer for the The Columbian newspaper, took photographs in a flight over the volcano in April 1980. When he got back to the paper's studio his roll was set aside and never developed. Until now. Learn more

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 27 Published: Jan 13, 2014 at 08:00
Things we found stuffed down the back of CES 2014

CES 2014: After all of the meetings, hands-ons and reports were done, we spent a little time wandering the CES 2014 show floor, as we always do when time allows, and found a few interesting products on the side streets between the towering booths of major manufacturers. Many photo-focused products this year related to mobile in some way, standing beside an endless array of iCases, iKeyboards and iEverything else. Click through to see what we found when we left the beaten path...

SHOW REPORT Comments 18 Published: Jan 12, 2014 at 22:17
CES 2014: Best of the show (minus the bendy TVs)

The DPReview team has returned from the annual Consumer Electronics Show in las Vegas, Nevada, back to the gloriously cloudy, wet skies of Seattle (and we're not being sarcastic when we say that it's a welcome contrast). CES is mostly about home audio, communication and apparently drones, but there were plenty of new photography-related products launched this year, and the show gave us an interesting insight into the future of some key developing technologies. Click through for a look at our show highlights.

SHOW REPORT Comments 53 Published: Jan 11, 2014 at 05:38
CES 2014: Hands-on with Kodak's M43 Pixpro S-1 and 'Smart Lenses'

CES 2014: Among the cameras launched at this year's CES were a handful from JK Imaging, a worldwide licensee for Kodak 'PIXPRO' digital cameras and lenses. JK doesn't have a booth at the show, but we visited them in a hotel suite for a briefing and some hands-on time with the new S1 Micro Four Thirds camera, and the company's two new 'Smart Lens' camera modules. Click through to read more, and see some pictures of the new cameras. 

SHOW REPORT Comments 149 Published: Jan 9, 2014 at 21:28
CES 2014: Canon Stand Report

CES 2014: We already snagged a little quality time earlier in the week with Canon's latest PowerShots at Digital Experience, but a visit to the booth was still in order. If nothing else, we wanted to see some really nice lenses chopped in half. Take a look at what Canon has in store for CES attendees this year.

SHOW REPORT Comments 48 Published: Jan 9, 2014 at 21:21
CES 2014: Sigma Stand Report

CES 2014: Sigma Photo had a good-sized booth and were showing off their latest lenses, as well as some old favorites. The new lenses are a budget-friendly 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 superzoom, as well as a 50mm F1.4 Prime. Click to see them in action.

SHOW REPORT Comments 40 Published: Jan 9, 2014 at 01:00
CES 2014: Samsung Stand Report

CES 2014: Samsung's biggest announcement thus far this year (okay, we're only a handful of days in) came the week before CES with the NX30. That didn't stop them from announcing a few more compacts for the show, continuing the theme of connectivity by including Wi-Fi in all of them. We checked out the always-impressive Samsung booth and got a first look at the latest fleet of smart cameras. 

SHOW REPORT Comments 15 Published: Jan 9, 2014 at 00:17
CES 2014: Fujifilm Stand Report

CES 2014: Fujifilm's stand was bustling, with most of the attention centered around their X-series lineup. While most of the new products were compact cameras - such as the world's first rugged superzoom - we also spent some quality time with the new 56mm F1.2 and 10-24mm F4 lenses. Join us for a virtual tour of the Fujifilm booth

SHOW REPORT Comments 13 Published: Jan 8, 2014 at 22:30
CES 2014: Panasonic Stand Report

CES 2014: Panasonic typically has a truly large presence at CES, and this year is no exception. Just beyond the acres of curvy 4K displays are some of the most interesting photo-related announcements at the show - the Leica Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 with Power O.I.S., for example, along with some prototype lenses on display with the diminutive Lumix GM1. We also got some hands-on time with Lumix compacts announced for the show. Take a look at what's new for Panasonic at CES 2014

SHOW REPORT Comments 19 Published: Jan 8, 2014 at 21:56
CES 2014: Nikon Stand Report

CES 2014: Nikon's booth, near the back of the Central Hall, showed off their latest products, and also had a live demo of their 'HD SLR' cameras, replete with models. We've already had some hands-on time with the new D3300, 35mm F1.8G lens and a behind-glass D4S, and we spent our time at the booth checking out the new Coolpix lineup. Tour Nikon's CES 2014 booth

SHOW REPORT Comments 66 Published: Jan 8, 2014 at 17:12
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