The new Sony a7 IV offers a range of updates over the popular a7 III, but at a higher introductory price. Are the new features worth the cost of upgrading? In this week's episode of DPRTV, Chris and Jordan get to the bottom of what makes the two cameras different, and which might be right for you.
Nov 26, 2021 at 19:00
Solarcan has managed to dramatically shrink its Solarcan into an even smaller form factor. It’s not yet available to purchase, but you can get one via Solarcan’s Black Friday special.
Nov 26, 2021 at 16:39
Following up on 2018's TourBox Bluetooth controller, the company is back with the new TourBox Elite. It features improved build quality, components, haptic feedback, Bluetooth technology and more.
sample galleryNov 26, 2021 at 15:00
Chris from DPReview TV recently reviewed the first new OM System lens, the M.Zuiko 20mm F1.4 Pro. He found it to be a solid performer, but check out this sample gallery from his review to judge image quality for yourself.
Nov 25, 2021 at 16:33
The holiday season is here and we've rounded up a collection of the best deals for photographers and videographers. This will be a living article that gets updated often, so be sure to check back to keep up with the latest offers.
Nov 24, 2021 at 14:51
AtomOS firmware version 10.71 adds a slew of new and improved shooting modes and features to Canon's EOS R5, Panasonic's boxy BS1H and six of Sony's FS series cinema cameras.
This year, despite the disruption, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. Now, as the year winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2021 DPReview Awards!
Nov 24, 2021 at 13:50
The winners and finalists for the 2021 Nature inFocus Photography contest have been announced. We've sorted through the winners and have rounded up our favorites in this gallery.
Nov 23, 2021 at 19:02
Sony Japan has posted a notice on its website confirming that November 19, 2021 was the last day it accepted orders for its a7 II series, a6400 series and a6100 (black) camera systems, due to supply chain constraints.
Nov 23, 2021 at 17:53
Pixelmator Pro 2.3 is now available and includes major new AI-powered tools that have been in development for the past year, including tools to erase the background of an image and automatically select your subject.
Nov 23, 2021 at 17:13
The world's largest digital camera will be installed at the Vera Rubin Observatory in Chile next year. Before then, however, the camera must undergo final assembly and testing at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
Nov 23, 2021 at 15:00
From noir-inspired panchromatic film and smartphone-connected Polaroid cameras, to tablet developer and modern photo enlargers, these are the best film photography gifts in 2021.
Nov 22, 2021 at 16:49
In 2019, NVIDIA showed off GauGAN, an AI-powered demo that generates images from sketches. NVIDIA has been training GauGAN since then, and the AI can now respond to semantic prompts.
Quadriplegic drone pilot hopes to make an impact with his inclusive drone project, 'Flight Takes Many Forms'
Nov 22, 2021 at 14:22
Quadriplegic drone pilot and instructor Rob Corbett is making a documentary about the power of drone flight. Here's his story and how you can help.
Nov 22, 2021 at 14:15
Following numerous security concerns this year, Western Digital has announced that it is ending support for prior generations of My Cloud OS, which will limit the utility of some older products.
Nov 22, 2021 at 14:00
This past year has been a busy one in the drone world, but we've got you covered – our updated 2021 Drone Buying Guide will get you up to speed with everything you need to know about the latest and greatest models.
reviewNov 21, 2021 at 14:00
Exposure Software's latest release, Exposure X7, offers impressive editing performance and great image quality along with a solid feature set that gives Adobe Lightroom a run for its money (but without the monthly subscription). Get all the details in our review.
Chris and Jordan have been testing a production EOS R3 and pushing it to the limits: high ISO tests, dynamic range, eye-controlled AF, flash photography and more! Also, find out whether Jordan had to worry about overheating when shooting video.
If you had a new Canon EOS R3 what would you shoot first? Penguins, apparently. Along with dinosaurs, oversized kangaroos and wolves. Because #artists. Check out Chris and Jordan's EOS R3 sample gallery and let us know what you think of the image quality.
Nov 19, 2021 at 19:32
Mick Rock, a British photographer who's known as 'The Man Who Shot the Seventies,' has passed away at the age of 72. Rock is most known for his iconic images of 70s musicians, particularly David Bowie, for whom he served as an official photographer.
Nov 19, 2021 at 17:51
We've rounded up the hilarious winners of the 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. Take a look through the gallery and make sure you don't have any liquid in your mouth—otherwise, you might need a new computer or keyboard.
Nov 19, 2021 at 17:28
The Dragonfly Telephoto Array Project started in 2013 and searches for faint structures, like galaxies, in the night sky. Canon has supplied the project with a total of 48 lenses and today has announced that it will provide an additional 120 EF 400mm F2.8L IS II USM lenses to expand the telephoto array.
Film Friday: 'Photography through the Pandemic' showcases work of film photographers worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nov 19, 2021 at 15:00
A new photo book, titled Photography through the Pandemic, showcases work captured by film photographers from around the world throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Video: An incredible microscopic look at plankton in motion shows the beauty of the oft-ignored organism
videoNov 18, 2021 at 19:05
Filmmaker and photographer Jan van Ijken has turned his microscope toward plankton for a new short film. Planktonium shows plankton in a way they are very rarely seen.
Nov 18, 2021 at 16:32
Canon Japan has announced it will be releasing new firmware updates for its EOS R5, EOS R6 and EOS-1D X Mark III mirrorless cameras on December 2, 2021, bringing its Car AF mode and to its two mirrorless cameras.
lens newsNov 18, 2021 at 15:11
The 23mm F1.4 wide-angle prime will offer a 35mm equivalent focal length and be available for Canon EOS M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mount camera systems.
reviewNov 18, 2021 at 15:00
The new Dell XPS 17 (9710) is a solid laptop with a sleek design language, great build quality, and a color-accurate 17-inch display. But we're not sure Dell has done enough to differentiate it from its little brother, the XPS 15.
Nov 18, 2021 at 14:27
Have you ever gone out for a shoot in cold weather, only to have condensation built up on you as you're attempting to capture the beautiful scene in front of you? If so, this clever little product from Haida might make your day.
The M.Zuiko Digital 20mm F1.4 Pro is the first new lens from OM System (replacing the legacy 'Olympus' brand name), and we've put together a gallery of images from around Seattle so you can get an idea of what this fast, well-built prime is capable of.
Nikon has officially released the Nikkor Z 28mm F2.8 - the non 'SE' version of a lens that we've been fans of for a while. The only differences between this version and the previously released 'SE' variant are cosmetic. Click through for more details.
Apple Self Service Repair program: Customers can fix their own Apple products with genuine parts & tools
Nov 17, 2021 at 23:33
Apple has announced a new Self Service Repair program. The program will provide access to genuine parts, tools and manuals for knowledgeable customers to perform their own repairs on select Apple products.
FeiyuTech releases the Scorp and Scorp Pro, new flagship 3-axis gimbals for DSLR and mirrorless cameras
Nov 17, 2021 at 22:27
FeiyuTech introduces a pair of pair of new fully-featured gimbals in its new Scorp series. Both come with rear grip handles for easier operation and new touch screen controls
Fujifilm's new Instax Mini Evo Hybrid is an instant camera with 10 integrated lenses and 10 film effects
camera newsNov 17, 2021 at 17:31
Fujifilm has announced a new instant camera, the Instax Mini Evo Hybrid. It combines digital camera capabilities with Instax analog film printing. The camera includes 10 integrated lenses and 10 film effect options.
The Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 may seem like an odd focal range at first, but Chris argues that it hits the sweet spot for many people like wedding photographers, portrait shooters, and even for travel. It's also fast. Watch his full review to find out what he thinks of it.
Sony is now the official imaging products provider for Gannett's 250 national and local outlets, including USA Today
Nov 17, 2021 at 15:00
Gannett, which owns hundreds of national and local news publications in the US, including USA Today, has announced a partnership with Sony to provide its photo and video journalists with Sony camera equipment.
sample galleryNov 17, 2021 at 15:00
In his hands-on review for DPReview TV, Chris Niccolls found the Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 to be optically excellent, but not flawless. Check out his gallery of sample images from this lens to see if you agree with his conclusions.
videoNov 16, 2021 at 21:57
Filmmaker Seán Doran rescaled and remastered nearly 80,000 images captured by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory to create an incredible 4K timelapse of one month of the Sun's activity.
Nov 16, 2021 at 19:09
Photographer and creator Nicholas Sherlock has designed a 3D-printed adapter that allows you to attach a 4x microscope objective to a Sony E or Canon EF camera. The total cost of the project is under $25.
lens newsNov 16, 2021 at 18:27
The new TTartisan 28mm F5.6 manual prime lens for Leica M mount cameras weighs just 151g and measures only 19mm (.7") long.
Nikon's compact, fast-aperture 40mm F2 lens for its Z-mount cameras has just landed, and ties the Z 28mm F2.8 as one of Nikon's least-expensive options in the lineup. We've gotten straight to shooting with it around Seattle to see what it can do.
Nov 15, 2021 at 16:51
Love a camera or lens you're renting from Lensrentals? Now you can purchase it directly and keep it forever. Lensrentals has announced the Keeper and Keeper Test Drive programs, allowing customers to purchase refurbished, graded pre-owned gear directly from Lensrentals.
Nov 15, 2021 at 16:30
Right before the Holiday season, DJI has released its long-awaited Mavic 3 drone. What you need to know is that some key features – including Hyperlapse, Panorama, MasterShots, and ActiveTrack 5.0 – won't be available until January 2022.
Sony announces new Venice 2 cinema camera: 8.6K internal Raw, 16 stops of dynamic range, interchangeable sensors and more
camera newsNov 15, 2021 at 15:51
The Venice 2 takes over the original Venice as Sony's flagship cinema camera. It's available with two different sensor options and is capable of recording internal Raw.
Nov 15, 2021 at 14:43
The lens is an updated version of the Color-Skopar Vintage Line 21mm F3.5 Aspherical Type I lens, which features a redesigned focus ring, improved optics and more.
The Panasonic Lumix S 35mm F1.8 is the fourth in a series of ergonomically-similar full-frame F1.8 primes for L mount. This full-frame prime lens is intended for both photographers and videographers, and we've had our hands on one. Click through for more details.
Nov 14, 2021 at 15:00
In this article, landscape photographer Erez Marom explains how he thinks about the concept of originality in landscape photography, and how the creation of unique images is still possible, even in over-shot locations.
videoNov 13, 2021 at 15:00
The DJI Ronin 4D is a 4-axis gimbal with an integrated full-frame cinema camera. Despite some quirks, DPReview TV's Jordan Drake thinks it's one of the most innovative video products in years. Watch his review to find out why.
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