The new Z-mount may be the big story for Nikon's new Z6 and Z7 cameras, but there's over 100 million F-mount Nikkor lenses floating around the world. Nikon's FTZ Adapter gives those old lenses a new lease on life, and we've had the chance to give it a go and see how it performs.
Join us behind the scenes for this special episode of DPReview TV as we go hands-on with the new Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera. After a couple days of intense shooting, we're ready to share our first impressions of this exciting new product.
Aug 22, 2018 at 21:53
A farm near Rochester, New York is celebrating Kodak's 130th anniversary with a unique tribute: a camera corn maze, complete with a flash and a strip of film.
Aug 22, 2018 at 16:30
Adobe has updated Adobe Lightroom CC to version 1.5, Adobe Lightroom Classic CC to version 7.5 and Adobe Camera Raw to version 10.5. The updates bring along a collection of new features, squash a few bugs, and add support for three new cameras and eight new lenses.
camera newsAug 22, 2018 at 07:00
Panasonic has released the sequel to the venerable LX100 enthusiast compact. The DC-LX100 II features a multi-aspect 17MP Four Thirds sensor (borrowed from the GX9,) a higher resolution touchscreen LCD, a new monochrome mode, Bluetooth and more.
Aug 22, 2018 at 07:00
Panasonic's LX100 II enthusiast compact adds a higher resolution sensor, touchscreen LCD and Bluetooth to an already great camera. Find out the highlights (and a few lowlights) in this tour of the LX100 II.
lens newsAug 21, 2018 at 19:00
Previously available for Canon shooters, Rokinon's ultra-wide 14mm F2.8 with autofocus will be available this fall for Nikon.
camera newsAug 21, 2018 at 13:00
Leica has introduced the M10-P, a higher-priced version of the M10 that is the first M-series camera to sport a touchscreen display. Leica has removed the famous red dot and added a quieter shutter in order to make the camera more 'stealthy'.
Aug 20, 2018 at 14:15
Apparently, Huawei hasn't learned its lesson. Two years after passing off a DSLR image as a smartphone image, it's once again misleading consumers in a new, 30-second advertisement for its Novi 3 and 3i smartphones.
Aug 20, 2018 at 04:17
Nikon has posted teaser number five for its full-frame mirrorless system being announced in just three days. In this one, early users of the camera share their first impressions, and there's also a quick glimpse of an F-mount adapter.
videoAug 19, 2018 at 13:00
It's not just the Seattle team celebrating ten years since the announcement of the first mirrorless system. Chris and Jordan have also been looking back at the camera that started it all: the Panasonic Lumix DMC G1.
Aug 17, 2018 at 17:59
When it was introduced earlier this year, Google's new cloud storage service wasn't available to new customers. Now, anyone in the US can sign up for a Google One plan, starting at $2/month for 100GB of storage.
Aug 17, 2018 at 13:51
DJI has launched a new video teasing its upcoming launch event. The August 23 date is more than a month later than the original July 18 event date given by DJI back in June.
Aug 17, 2018 at 13:00
A veteran wildlife photographer and typically a Nikon shooter, Aaron Baggenstos took the Sony a9 on a recent trip to the Alaskan Wilderness. Find out his impressions of the camera and see some of the incredible images he was able to capture.
Owners of V-mount Hasselblad lenses will now be able to use their modern and historic glass on the front of the Hasselblad X1D. The XV adapter hinted at late last year has now been officially announced and will cost €199 / $249 / £179.
Aug 16, 2018 at 14:00
Scottish whisky producer Macallen has teamed up with photographic cooperative Magnum Photos to create a single malt whisky in collaboration with Steve McCurry, Martin Parr, Paolo Pellegrin, Mark Power, Gueorgui Pinkhassov and Alec Soth.
reviewAug 16, 2018 at 13:00
App-based remote triggers are a fun and effective way to unlock even more creative potential from your camera. Here's a closer look at two popular brands.
Aug 16, 2018 at 12:00
The photography competition seeks "pictures that show the importance of health in society and the impact health issues have on people and communities worldwide."
Aug 16, 2018 at 04:22
Nikon has posted another teaser video for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless system featuring some classic Nikkor lenses. Perhaps the most notable thing about the video is the lens that's shown first...
Aug 15, 2018 at 20:10
Following the CES 2017 announcement of its revival, Kodak Alaris has started shipping test rolls of its new Ektachrome to photographers for beta testing.
videoAug 15, 2018 at 18:15
Take an inside look at the work that goes into testing Nikon cameras from drops, dust, water and debris. There were definitely cameras harmed in the making of this video.
Aug 15, 2018 at 14:00
In a press release issued this morning, Sony announced it has sold more full-frame cameras than any other brand in the US over the past six months, measured both by units sold and by value.
reviewAug 15, 2018 at 13:00
Unlike most 360 cameras, the GoPro Fusion is designed to create both spherical and standard HD videos. If action/adventure is your game and your workflow is geared towards mobile and web, the Fusion may be the camera you’re looking for.
Aug 14, 2018 at 21:53
Yuneec has introduced the Mantis Q, a consumer drone with an integrated 4K camera, electronic image stabilization and voice control.
Aug 14, 2018 at 18:13
The new 3 Legged Thing Patti is a compact tripod that doesn't break the bank.
SponsoredAug 14, 2018 at 15:20
Alex and Kathryn are photographers, friends and Tokyo residents who love exploring Japan's hidden cultural treasures. They each brought a Canon EOS M50 on a recent trip starting in bustling Tokyo and ending in the peaceful riverside town of Gujo Hachiman.
mobileAug 13, 2018 at 18:47
The triple-camera in Samsung's 2019 Galaxy S10 smartphone is expected to use three sensors with varying pixel counts.
Aug 13, 2018 at 16:47
Net SE, the parent company behind the likes of Oprema Jena, Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee and A. Schacht products has filed for bankruptcy and removed itself from the German stock exchange.
Canon's latest 70-200mm F4L comes with a five stops of image stabilization, a new coat of paint and impressive sharpness. We've been shooting with our copy for several weeks now - see how it stacks up in our sample gallery.
Aug 12, 2018 at 13:00
Special 4K and 6K Photo modes may be one of the most under-appreciated features on recent cameras. In this week's episode, Chris and Jordan take a closer look at these modes and explain why – and when – you'll be glad to have them on your camera.
Aug 11, 2018 at 13:00
Ten years ago this month Panasonic and Olympus announced a new concept called Micro Four Thirds. We're now on the brink of full-frame mirrorless from at least one major player, so perhaps it's a good time to take a look back at where it all started – and how far we've come.
Aug 10, 2018 at 20:01
The City of Redding has published a series of aerial images showing the devastation caused by the ongoing Carr Fire in Shasta County, California.
sample galleryAug 10, 2018 at 13:00
Sigma full-frame Art lenses are finally available in Sony E-mount. Here's how the 85mm F1.4 Art looks on an a7R III and a7 III.
lens newsAug 10, 2018 at 10:00
Sigma is now shipping the FE versions of its 14mm F1.8 DG HSM, 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO, and 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lenses that were announced in February.
mobileAug 9, 2018 at 21:27
We got some quick hands-on time with Samsung's newest, biggest Galaxy smartphone at the company's launch event. Here are the most noteworthy camera features we uncovered.
Aug 9, 2018 at 16:53
Nikon has released yet another teaser video for its full-frame mirrorless camera set to be announced August 23rd.
mobileAug 9, 2018 at 16:47
At a high-profile launch event in New York, Samsung took the wraps off its next Note device. The Galaxy Note 9 borrows the S9+'s 12MP dual-aperture dual-cam, with OIS in both cameras and an emphasis on AI-enhanced shooting modes.
Aug 9, 2018 at 13:00
One of the most keenly-awaited lenses for a while, the new Pentax D FA* 50mm F1.4 is finally here, and we've been using it for a few days. In this article, we're updating our initial impressions on the basis of our recent shooting with the K-1 II.
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Buried among the EOS R and new lenses, Canon also introduced its Speedlite EL-100, a lightweight flash which has a powerful range of 26m and the ability to serve as an optical transmitter or slave. It can also tilt and rotate, and weighs just 190 grams.
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Despite the associated higher cost, by end of the year 60% of all smartphones sold are expected to feature a multi-camera module.
Amid its full-frame mirrorless announcements, Canon has also made room for some L-series lens updates, with new 400mm F2.8L and 600mm F4L super-tele primes.
Olloclip's Multi-Device Clip is designed to work with the company's Connect X line of interchangeable lenses and works with most smartphones.
Combined with AI-powered image identification, all media in OneDrive will be fully searchable by text.
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Nikon will offer an FTZ adapter, allowing full compatibility with over 90 AF-S lenses and functionality with many more Nikkor F lenses. The adapter will sell for $250 starting September 27th; when purchased with a Z7 or Z6 before the end of the year, Nikon will offer $100 discount.
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The previously-announced 500mm F5.6E uses a Phase Fresnel design for a lighter and smaller body, and will arrive in September for $3600.
Nikon will sell an optional Dot Sight accessory to help telephoto photographers better track moving subjects.
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Two "really moldy" Hasselblad 500c cameras are offered, with 80mm planar lenses and backs, as well as three extra backs and a mixture of exposed and unexposed film.
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'Reviewing the brief history of photojournalism in China and the challenges facing photographers there today.'
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Instagram is the fourth Facebook-owned social media app to reach the coveted 1 billion users mark.
Fujifilm has unveiled GetPix DASH, an inexpensive photo kiosk platform for printing images from a mobile device.
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German brand Lemuro has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of its iPhone accessory lenses.
Google has finally added the ability to mark your favorite images in Google Photos, so they can be filtered into a dedicated album. The service is also planning to a social network-like "heart" button that lets you like other people's photos.
Kodak Alaris has launched a new single-use disposable camera in Europe. Called the Kodak Daylight Single Use Camera, this 800 ISO film camera is supposedly ideal for parties, weddings, and similar events.
You can now insert another user's Instagram post into your own Stories as a customized sticker, the first official "regram" feature we've seen from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app.
Synology has added a new 6-bay NAS to its DiskStation+ series, and it's aimed squarely at photographers and medium sized businesses. The DS1618+ can handle up to six 12TB drives, giving it a max capacity of 72TB, or up to 60TB in RAID 5.
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"...excuse me if I don’t walk around in front of [my client] shooting bloody BTS because somebody on social media wants to see it because they can’t be arsed to attend a proper controlled seminar and learn properly, they’d rather be ‘cheap’ and just try to reverse engineer BTS stuff."
OnePlus has slightly boosted the camera specifics of its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. Compared to its predecessor, it boasts both a bigger sensor and optical image stabilization.
A piece of leaked code revealed a new feature—since confirmed by Instagram's CEO—that is coming to Instagram. It's called 'time spent,' and it will allow users to track how much time they spend on the photo sharing app so they can be more 'intentional' about it.
In the ad, a woman pulls out her iPhone to take a selfie in a train station, and all sorts of studio lights, umbrellas and softboxes materialize out of nowhere around her.
In a leaked internal email, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun details the creation of a dedicated in-house camera department that will focus exclusively on developing better camera tech for the brand's smartphones.
hähnel has extended its range of radio-triggered Modus 600RT flash units with a model for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The unit can be used directly in the hotshoe as a standalone flash, or within a group of flashes as a TTL commander or a slave using radio or optical communication.
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"The idea that a 50-mm best approximates human sight has more to do with the early history of lens production than any essential optical correspondence between the lens and the eye."
At the I/O developer conference this week, Google revealed that its AI-based image recognition system Google Lens will be making its way into several stock camera apps on Android smartphones.
With the release of the Huawei P20 Pro, triple-cameras made their debut in the high-end smartphone market. But it seems the technology could trickle down to mid-range devices faster than we thought, thanks to Qualcomm.
Elizabeth Gray at Photography Life has put together a helpful guide that explains the difference between PPI (pixels per inch) and DPI (dots per inch), and how these terms relate to capturing, editing, and printing photos.
The Trint for Premiere plugin integrates seamlessly into Adobe Premiere Pro CC, using the company's popular speech-to-text technology to automatically generate easy-to-edit captions for your video projects.
The Sharp AQUOS R2 comes with a dual camera that's a little... different. Instead of using one of the modules for extra zoom, sharp installed an ultra-wide-angle 16.3MP camera that is used exclusively for capturing video.
The Telegraph has compiled this inspirational slideshow of 10 entries from the People category of National Geographic's ongoing Travel Photographer of the Year 2018 competition.
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