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There are plenty of hybrid cameras on the market, but often a user needs to choose between photo- or video-centric models in terms of features. Jason Hendardy explains why he would want to see shutter angle and 32-bit float audio as added features in cameras that highlight both photo and video functionalities.
SkyFi's new Earth Observation service is now fully operational, allowing users to order custom high-resolution satellite imagery of any location on Earth using a network of more than 80 satellites.
The firmware update adds eye-detection AF to video capture and improves autofocus performance in other modes.
In some parts of the world, winter brings picturesque icy and snowy scenes. However, your drone's performance will be compromised in cold weather. Here are some tips for performing safe flights during the chilliest time of the year.
The winners of the Ocean Art Photo Competition 2022 have been announced, showcasing incredible sea-neries (see what we did there?) from around the globe.
Venus Optics has announced a quartet of new anamorphic cine lenses for Super35 cameras, the Proteus 2x series. The 2x anamorphic lenses promise ease of use, accessibility and high-end performance for enthusiast and professional video applications.
We've shot the new Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2R WR lens against the original 56mm F1.2R, to check whether we should switch the lens we use for our studio test scene or maintain consistency.
Nature photographer Erez Marom continues his series about landscape composition by discussing the multifaceted role played by the sky in a landscape image.
The NONS SL660 is an Instax Square instant camera with an interchangeable lens design. It's made of CNC-milled aluminum alloy, has an SLR-style viewfinder, and retails for a $600. We've gone hands-on to see what it's like to shoot with.
Recently, DJI made Waypoints available for their Mavic 3 series of drones, bringing a formerly high-end feature to the masses. We'll look at what this flight mode is and why you should use it.
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Astrophotographer Bray Falls was asked to help verify the discovery of the Andromeda Oxygen arc. He describes his process for verification, the equipment he used and where astronomers should point their telescopes next.
OM Digital Solutions has released firmware updates for the following cameras to add compatibility support for its new M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS PRO lens: OM-D E-M1 Mark II, E-M1 Mark III, E-M5 Mark III, E-M1X, and OM-5.
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Micro Four Thirds has 'size benefits, and a shooting experience that can’t be matched by a smartphone,' says the director of Panasonic's camera business, as we talked about the system's future, the role of video, the adoption of phase detection and the role his dog played in the development of the S5 II.
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Topaz Labs' flagship app uses AI algorithms to make some complex image corrections really, really easy. But is there enough here to justify its rather steep price?
The Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 II is a powerful mid-range full-frame stills and video mirrorless camera that introduces on-sensor phase detection, 6K 'open gate' video, LUTs for still mode and more. We put the camera through its paces during a hands-on trial run in the real world.
Sony has confirmed it’s developing a high-end 300mm F2.8 telephoto lens for its E-mount camera systems. The lens will be a part of the company’s high-end G Master lens lineup.
Apple's new high-end M2 Pro and M2 Max chipsets are here and being debuted in the company's 14” and 16” MacBook Pro models. Meanwhile, its Mac Mini is now available with the company's M2 and M2 Pro chipsets.
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After two rounds of voting, DPReview readers have decided on their favorite product (and runners-up) of 2022. Find out which cameras and lenses topped the list!
Full resolution samples from the Sigma 60-600 F4.5-6.3 DG DN Sport are here!
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Fujifilm has added new insect and drone subject-detection autofocus modes (and more) to its high-end X-H2S APS-C mirrorless camera system with a new 3.00 firmware update.
The Sigma 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport is a very versatile super telephoto lens, and we've got some impressions.
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Sigma calls its new 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS lens the world's first – and only – 10x ultra-telephoto zoom for mirrorless cameras. It will retail for $1999 when it starts shipping mid-February 2023.
Helge Wurst has designed and built an open-source DIY LED ring light known as LEDCard. It's about the size of a credit card and works alongside a smartphone to capture better-quality close-up photos. We spoke with Wurst to learn more about his project.
Each of the 1,693 Optics Modules added in DxO Lab's latest update are designed to get optimal image quality from various camera and lens combinations when editing within the company's editing applications.
DJI has announced a 'Mini' version of its RS 3 gimbal, promising more portability and better ease of use than previous Ronin stabilizers. Despite its smaller design, the RS 3 Mini can still support full-frame mirrorless camera systems and many popular pro-level lenses.
With every new camera we learn of new advancements in autofocus, including AI-driven autofocus. DPReview's Matt Waller wants to know what it's going to take to get some love and innovation for manual focus.
Techart's new TZM-02 adapter allows users to attach manual focus M-mount lenses to their Nikon Z cameras and achieve full autofocus performance, including for video applications.
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The GR III 'Diary Edition' is limited to 2,000 units and will be available starting 'late January 2023' for $1149.95.
The updated camera module, designed for use with Raspberry Pi's compact DIY computers, now has autofocus for the first time ever, and is available in both normal and wide field-of-view (FOV) variants.
For the past few weeks, our readers have been voting on their favorite cameras and lenses released last year. Now that the first round of voting is over, it's time to reveal the first-round winners and pick the best overall product of 2022.
The introduction of phase detect autofocus in the Panasonic S5 II is a huge deal. What does it mean for the future of Lumix cameras?
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