The open source Lightroom alternative darktable has released a major update in the form of darktable version 2.6.0.
Dec 25, 2018 at 14:00
As DPReview enters its 20th year of publishing, we spoke to the site's founder, Phil Askey. He takes a look back at the first ten years of DPReview's development from its original conception, through a period of massive growth, to the site's acquisition by Amazon.
Dec 25, 2018 at 08:50
Sigma has released 'Sigma X3F Plug-in for Photoshop', a Raw conversion plugin for processing files from its Foveon Merrill and Quattro sensors.
Dec 24, 2018 at 14:00
Editor Dan Bracaglia's pick is the lens that he's recommended more than any other in 2018 – and the one he feels Sony's mirrorless system desperately needed.
Dec 23, 2018 at 21:20
The four thieves made off with more than $50,000 in cameras and accessories from Hunt's Photo and Video in Manchester, New Hampshire.
videoDec 23, 2018 at 20:38
Portrait and photojournalist Sabrina Weniger goes hands-on with Zeiss' yet-to-be-released ZX1 camera in Düsseldorf's Little Tokyo.
Dec 21, 2018 at 18:55
ON1 has released its first update for ON1 Photo RAW 2019, free of charge to current users.
Dec 21, 2018 at 15:45
French company GT Company has licensed the AgfaPhoto brand and launched a range of new budget products.
Dec 21, 2018 at 14:00
Technical Editor Richard Butler's pick helped him capture his favorite images of the past 12 months: all 17,100 of them. Specifically, two series of 8MP images. Shot at a rate of 23.97 frames per second.
Dec 20, 2018 at 19:17
Officials say 'rogue drones' have caused 'chaos' and shut down London's Gatwick airport.
Dec 20, 2018 at 17:38
With many users creating very large albums using the new Live Album feature, Google has decided to double the image and video limit for albums in Photos.
Dec 20, 2018 at 16:53
As promised, Sony has delivered an incremental firmware upgrade for its a7 III and a7R III mirrorless cameras that fixes issues found in firmware version 2.0
Dec 20, 2018 at 14:00
We've never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we'll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews. Here's why.
camera newsDec 19, 2018 at 21:50
It's been churning around the rumor mills for some time now, but Nikon Japan has confirmed the D5500 and D7200 have been discontinued.
Dec 19, 2018 at 21:35
An eBay listing is offering up a bundle that includes a rare AF-S NIKKOR 500mm F4 D II ED lens.
Dec 19, 2018 at 16:19
A firmware update for several Olympus cameras fixes an AF-malfunction that can occur with the Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm F2.8 POWER OIS and Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm F2.8-4 POWER OIS lenses.
Dec 19, 2018 at 15:26
Roger Cicala and his team at Lensrentals tore down Canon's third-generation 400mm F2.8L IS lens, revealing a slew of interesting and impressive bits.
Dec 18, 2018 at 20:53
NVIDIA researchers have created an AI that can create realistic portraits on demand using various elements from source images.
Dec 18, 2018 at 19:38
Free and open source Raw photo-processing software RawTherapee has been updated to version 5.5, which brings a slew of new features and functionality.
Dec 18, 2018 at 18:06
Leica has listed a pair of pint-sized LEGO Leica cameras.
Dec 18, 2018 at 16:45
This new macOS app can automatically create HTML web galleries from your photos that can be shared and viewed in any browser.
Dec 18, 2018 at 14:58
Weeks after he was first reported missing, Chinese authorities have confirmed photographer Lu Guang has been arrested near China's far western region Xinjiang.
Dec 17, 2018 at 20:51
After previously teasing the website, DJI has officially opened up its Pro-branded website for photographers and videographers alike.
Dec 17, 2018 at 19:40
Fujifilm has made firmware version 2.0 available on its website for its X-T3 and X-H1 mirrorless cameras, as well as an incremental update for its 80mm F2.8 macro lens.
mobileDec 17, 2018 at 16:23
The Nova 4 is the brand's first model with a circular cutout for the front camera in the display.
Dec 17, 2018 at 14:00
Sony had the full-frame mirrorless market to itself for nearly five years, but it's no longer alone – the Nikon Z6 and Canon EOS R have both arrived priced to compete with the a7 III. We take a head to head to head look at these three cameras.
mobileDec 16, 2018 at 14:00
As if it needed one, the triple-camera smartphone might really be the final nail in the compact camera's coffin. DPR contributor Lars Rehm brought the LG V40 on a hiking trip recently and found it to be a huge leap forward in terms of creative freedom.
videoDec 16, 2018 at 13:00
Renowned UK-based landscape photographer Nigel Danson has been using DSLRs for years. In this video, created exclusively for DPReview, Nigel discusses his experience using the Nikon Z7 and why he's excited about mirrorless cameras. (Spoiler... beautiful scenery ahead.)
Dec 15, 2018 at 22:45
Tenba has unveiled a collection of products to help keep lenses, cables, batteries and more safe and organized when traveling and shooting.
Dec 14, 2018 at 19:33
Facebook has disclosed a major photo API bug that left the private images of millions of users exposed to third-party apps from September 13, 2018 to September 25, 2018.
Dec 14, 2018 at 18:03
Loupedeck has added support for Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 to Loupedeck+, its newest keyboard-style editing module.
videoDec 14, 2018 at 16:44
YouTuber Casey Cavanaugh has produced a handy video guide for those looking for buy their first film camera.
Dec 13, 2018 at 21:58
Chinese optical manufacturer Kipon has added the Nikon Z and Canon R mounts to its range of adapters made to attach medium format lenses from Hasselblad, Mamiya, Pentax and others to full frame cameras.
Dec 13, 2018 at 18:11
Palette Gear has announced an update to its modular, physical editing interface that lets MacOS users now use their palette with Capture One 11 and 12.
Dec 13, 2018 at 15:41
German company OPC Optics announced that it has acquired the trademark rights to Meyer Optik Görlitz at the insolvency procedure of NetSE in Koblenz.
Dec 12, 2018 at 22:18
It's not always easy to find marble, wood or concrete surfaces on demand. Enter Replica Surfaces, small tiles designed to replicate popular photo surfaces and backdrops.
Dec 12, 2018 at 19:48
Lensrentals Founder Roger Cicala set aside some time to take apart Canon's new 50mm F1.2L RF lens and in doing so revealed a number of interesting discoveries.
Dec 12, 2018 at 15:21
Google is cracking down on unsupported video files being uploaded to its Photos platform and taking up free storage space.
Dec 11, 2018 at 23:08
The Nikon Museum in Shinagawa, Tokyo has an exhibition showing off some of the most rare and unique prototype lenses Nikon ever developed.
Dec 11, 2018 at 19:49
VSCO has announced it will stop selling its film emulation presets for desktop programs March 1st, 2019.
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Bloomberg shares the story of Meghan Young, an Instagram star, who makes a living traveling around capturing photos for agencies and companies from all over the world. And while it might seem like the dream career, Young says “My job is to make it look effortless, to look like it’s the most fun ever and it’s never a job [...] But it is a job.”
Nikon's IPTC Preset Manager, a tool for creating predetermined sets of metadata, has received an update. Version 1.1.0 no longer uses Microsoft Silverlight, sheds the network connection requirement, adds extended language support, updates support for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, and ends support for Windows Vista and Windows XP.
Quitting Instagram: She’s one of the millions disillusioned with social media. But she also helped create it.
Bailey Richardson, one of the original 13 employees at Instagram, has deleted the app, saying it's lost its identity.
Tokina has listed an announcement on its website detailing an issue wherein the Canon Ef-mount version of the Opera 50mm F1/4 FF lens doesn't properly expose the image on Canon 1D X Mark II cameras.
Photographer Thomas Hawk explains why he believes Flickr's move to limit users to 1,000 on free accounts is the right move.
YouTuber Sean Tucker takes a detailed look at how Capture One renders Canon 5D III and Sony a7 III skin tones, and how to correct them when they look a little off.
A New York-based photographer known as Peter H. explains how he managed to have his $4,500 camera kit stolen after lending it out through the peer-to-peer photography gear lending service KitSplit.
Andrew from the YouTube channel Denae & Andrew dives into whether or not shallow depth-of-field is something photographers should always be striving for.
Trent Siggard rigged up his drone with an Instax camera to capture instant photos from the sky
Wedding photographer Steven Rooney explains how immersing yourself in the environment and putting yourself in the shoes of those you're shooting will yield powerful images that will be cherished for a lifetime.
TechCrunch writer Devin Coldewey dives into computational photography and what it means for the photographers and the camera industry going forward.
Nikon says firmware version 1.03 "Fixes an issue that in rare circumstances would delay the shutter release or the start of the autofocus operation."
Kodak Alaris is now shipping its new Ektachrome film products to global stock house dealers and distributors, the company announced on Tuesday.
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The new iPhones' wide-angle image sensor comes with more autofocus points than previous versions.
Phase One’s Capture One image editing and archiving software package will finally support Raw files created by Fujifilm cameras, including the GFX bodies, via a free bundled deal with the cameras.
Sep 27, 201894
Accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has launched a pair of carbon fiber tripods for videographers that it claims are 50% more rigid than their aluminum counterparts.
Sep 26, 201810
The Nicole Elliot by Blackrapid uses a wide pad to hug the shoulder and take pressure away from the neck, distributing weight more evenly.
Sep 26, 201859
Fujifilm released a firmware upgrade for its X-T3 mirrorless camera that addresses issues with distortion compensation and the mechanical lock on SD cards.
Sep 20, 201884
The app's algorithms have been trained using using 200 million cropping data points from real photographers.
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.
Sep 6, 201870
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.
Aug 29, 201822
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.
Aug 23, 2018122
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.
Aug 23, 201871
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.
Jul 23, 2018124
'Reviewing the brief history of photojournalism in China and the challenges facing photographers there today.'
Jul 6, 2018witness.worldpressphoto.org
Instagram is the fourth Facebook-owned social media app to reach the coveted 1 billion users mark.
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