Markus Hofstätter often uses analog photography techniques for portrait photography. The recent pandemic lockdown has allowed Hofstätter to explore the nearby nature and grow close with a local family of swans. He was able to turn his large format camera into a wildlife photography setup.
Jun 18, 2021 at 14:00
We've already discussed common film types, now it's time to take a look at the oddball film formats. From the discontinued to the hard-to-find, how many of these have you shot?
Jun 17, 2021 at 17:00
A team from the University of Ottawa has shown that lenses can be made shorter when spaceplates made of metamaterials are introduced to the optical path. The findings promise miniaturized lenses with no loss of quality
Jun 17, 2021 at 14:50
Profoto has been expanding its lineup of AirX-enabled lights. Photographers can now use AirX lights with a new Profoto Camera smartphone application. The app includes a built-in camera with advanced shooting features and a new ProfotoRAW file format.
Sigma's 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art is a designed-for-mirrorless reimagining of the company's very first 'Art' lens that was released all the way back in 2012 for DSLR cameras. It's got some big shoes to fill, so check out how it fares in our review.
Jun 17, 2021 at 12:58
DJI is repackaging its original Mini drone, adding an SE label, and pricing it for big box stores such as Walmart and Costco. According to leaks, this may be the company's most affordable drone yet.
Jun 16, 2021 at 18:26
BAD Equipment was founded this year by photographers, designers and engineers. Its first product is now on Kickstarter, the BAD Wrap. It is a posable, padded and waterproof wrap that you can use to protect your camera, lens, drone, tablet, computer and much more.
videoJun 16, 2021 at 14:00
One of our favorite features on Fujifilm cameras is their Film Simulation modes, which let you quickly adjust the color and tone of photographs. The always-opinionated Chris and Jordan have their own favorites, which they cover in this episode of DPReview TV.
Jun 15, 2021 at 18:22
Kosmo Foto has announced a new 400 ISO panochromatic 35mm black-and-white film inspired by the noir aesthetics of the early 20th century. The film stock is currently being funded on Kickstarter.
Jun 15, 2021 at 15:13
The International Space Station (ISS) travels nearly 8 kilometers every second. Put another way, the ISS travels at more than 17,000 miles per hour. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is currently aboard the ISS and has recently captured an image that shows just how fast that is.
reviewJun 15, 2021 at 14:27
We've just completed our studio scene analysis of Sigma's diminutive fp L high-resolution mirrorless camera – take a look at how its 61 megapixel sensor performs against other mirrorless options in both Raw and JPEG, at high and low ISO values.
Jun 14, 2021 at 22:30
After a three-year hiatus, the Blade 14 lineup is back with three models, all powered by the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU. GPU options start with an NVIDIA RTX 3060 and top out with an RTX 3080 for those who need all the processing power.
Jun 14, 2021 at 16:37
A delay of up to three months to fix a packaging issue has annoyed some Gitzo customers, but not as much as the company's alleged lack of response to emails sent to a dedicated Gitzo address
CIPA's April 2021 data: Shipments are down, but the average price of camera units is steadily increasing
Jun 14, 2021 at 15:30
According to CIPA's numbers, there are fewer camera units being shipped around the globe, but the value of the average camera unit being shipped is increasing at a steady pace.
Interview: Olympus Educators Lisa and Tom Cuchara on how Olympus has transformed their outdoor photography
SponsoredJun 14, 2021 at 14:00
In this interview, photographers Lisa and Tom Cuchara explain their background, the various kinds of photography that keep them creatively inspired, and why they chose to make the switch to Olympus's Micro Four Thirds system for their bird and nature work.
China's Zhurong rover sends back its first images from the Martian surface, including an adorable selfie
Jun 14, 2021 at 13:10
The image, which shows the Zhurong Rover and its Tianwen-1 lander in the frame, was captured using a remote camera dropped by the Zhurong rover.
Jun 13, 2021 at 14:00
We pit Adobe's Premiere Pro against Apple's Final Cut Pro to see which video editor takes the performance crown. Same timeline, same footage, same effects... very different results.
Video: A ‘Retro Review’ of the 20-year-old Canon Pro90 IS, Canon’s first digital camera with optical image stabilization
videoJun 12, 2021 at 16:12
Gordon Laing has shared another Retro Review, this time showing off the 20-year-old Canon Pro90IS.
videoJun 12, 2021 at 14:00
This week, Chris and Jordan compare four flagship APS-C mirrorless cameras: the Sony a6600, Fujifilm X-T4, Canon M6 Mark II and Nikon Z50. See how these great models stack up against each other.
lens newsJun 11, 2021 at 14:04
The lens features the same optical construction but adds electronic aperture control and a chip for transferring metadata between the lens and MFT camera it's attached to.
lens newsJun 11, 2021 at 13:22
The L mount version of the lens retails for $799 and joins the previously-released versions for Canon RF, Leica M, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
Jun 11, 2021 at 13:00
110 film is a cartridge-based system first launched in the early 1970s. It's easier to work with than 35mm but offers a smaller frame size. These days, you can pick up a 110 camera for cheap. Even better: you can still buy 110 film cartridges, new. Here's a primer on shooting this whacky, wonderful format in 2021.
Video: iFixit shows off the tech (literally) behind the XDR Display inside Apple's 12.9" M1 iPad Pro
Jun 10, 2021 at 19:55
The entire teardown isn't complete yet, but iFixit has shared a short video that tears apart a new 12.9" M1 iPad Pro to show how Apple is using Mini LED technology to power the flagship iPad's XDR display.
videoJun 10, 2021 at 19:17
Photographer Sails Chong has access to a very diverse collection of cameras. He's recorded their sounds in a new, hypnotic video.
Jun 10, 2021 at 17:19
Aside from incredibly small pixels, the 50MP sensor features new 'Double Super PDAF' technology, as well as an 'enhanced' Smart-ISO feature for better low-light focusing performance.
Jun 10, 2021 at 14:00
The Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and 50mm F2.8 are the first macro lenses for Nikon's Z-mount. Go hands-on with us to learn more about these versatile lenses.
sample galleryJun 10, 2021 at 14:00
You've watched the video, now see the stills that Chris and Jordan shot while reviewing the new Olympus 8-25mm F4 Pro zoom. Find out why this lens will appeal to photographers and videographers who use the Micro Four Thirds system.
Jun 10, 2021 at 01:00
Sony Electronics has officially revealed full details for the Airpeak S1, a professional drone aimed at creatives. It is the world's smallest drone capable of carrying Sony's line of full-size Alpha series cameras.
Jun 9, 2021 at 18:31
NASA's Juno spacecraft is hard at work analyzing Jupiter and its moons. Using two of its onboard imagers, Ganymede captured a couple of images during its flyby, revealing spectacular detail of the lunar surface.
Jun 9, 2021 at 15:10
Sony Corporation has announced a nationwide Create Action initiative. The social justice program includes $1M in support for 10 selected non-profit organizations that support underrepresented and underserved communities.
Jun 9, 2021 at 14:53
Could it hit $200,000? Quite possibly. The Canon EF1200mm f/5.6 L USM is an extremely rare beast, but one is coming to auction in October this year
accessory reviewJun 9, 2021 at 14:00
There are so many Thunderbolt Docks on the market at the moment that it can be overwhelming to find the right one for you. We took a look at five different options to see how they might fit into your workflow.
The new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4 Pro offers Micro Four Thirds shooters a really useful 16-50mm equivalent focal range. Compact and weather-sealed, it's especially well-suited for landscape and nature photography.
camera newsJun 9, 2021 at 06:00
OM Digital Solutions has announced the Olympus PEN E-P7, a 20MP image-stabilized Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera. The mid-range model is initially being launched in Europe and other select regions, but not North America.
lens newsJun 9, 2021 at 06:00
Olympus has added a new lens to its 'Pro' lineup of Micro Four Thirds lenses: the M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4. The lens, equivalent to 16-50mm, has numerous special elements, a manual focus clutch and is weather-sealed to IPX1 standards.
Jun 8, 2021 at 15:51
In 1966, Zeiss designed a 50mm F0.7 lens for NASA for its Apollo missions. Zeiss made only 10 of these lenses, six of which went to NASA. One of these lenses is now up for auction by Leitz Photographica Auction, and organizers believe the lens could sell for nearly $150,000.
Sigma interview: 'All employees have to respect each other, educate each other, and encourage each other'
Jun 8, 2021 at 14:00
In a wide-ranging interview Katuto Yamaki of Sigma speaks to us about his vision for the future of his company as both a lens manufacturer and camera manufacturer, what he learned from Covid, and what the future holds for Sigma.
Jun 8, 2021 at 13:16
Thousands of seabird eggs were abandoned, and subsequently destroyed, when two careless drone pilots crashed at a conservancy in Orange County, California.
Lightroom Classic gets native M1 support, Lightroom gets Super Resolution and more with Adobe's June 2021 update
Jun 8, 2021 at 13:00
Adobe has released its June 2021 updates, bringing new and improved features to nearly every version of Lightroom and Photoshop it has to offer.
Jun 7, 2021 at 17:53
Apple's WWDC 2021 virtual event is currently taking place. Check out our coverage of the latest news and updates as it's released.
Jun 7, 2021 at 16:20
The cyanotype photographic printing process was developed in the mid-19th century. Now, nearly 180 years after its development, the cyanotype process has now even been used to create a music video.
Jun 7, 2021 at 14:00
Kristin Bedford spent several years photographing the Mexican American lowrider car community in East Los Angeles. The result of her efforts is a powerful and beautiful series of images that bridge the gap between documentation and social realism.
videoJun 7, 2021 at 12:33
Gordon Laing, Editor at Cameralabs, has shared a preview video of Canon’s new EOS R3 mirrorless camera, giving us our closest look yet at Canon’s upcoming mirrorless camera.
Jun 6, 2021 at 19:24
Physicist Gabriel Lippmann won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1908 for his work in color photography techniques. Nearly a century after Lippmann's death, physicists have unlocked the spectral secrets of Lippmann's photographs.
Jun 6, 2021 at 14:00
With opportunities for travel starting to pick up again in certain parts of the world, if you're lucky enough to be able to book a trip, you may be wondering what camera to bring with you. We took a look at more than a dozen cameras and narrowed our recommendations down to two.
Panasonic's new Lumix S 50mm F1.8 is a compact and lightweight prime, aimed at full-frame L-mount shooters. Priced at $450, join us as we take a closer look at the handling details and construction of this modern-day nifty fifty.
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