Photographer Josselin Cornou tells the breathtaking story behind two beautiful photos captured while snorkeling with humpback whales in Tonga.
videoSep 16, 2017 at 13:00
The Sony RX10 IV is a fixed lens camera with a 1"-type sensor and 24-600mm equivalent lens that can shoot 4K video or stills at 24 fps, but that's not what we think is interesting about it. The addition of phase detection autofocus is pivotal to all those features.
Sep 15, 2017 at 22:14
The announcement date is set! Google will reveal their next generation Pixel phones—their response to Apple's shiny new iPhone X—on October 4th. Let the smartphone camera wars begin.
videoSep 15, 2017 at 21:59
Sony just debuted three palm-style 4K camcorders that steal a bit of speedy phase detect autofocus technology from the company's RX10 IV. In fact, they kind of improve on it.
Sep 15, 2017 at 21:08
Earlier today, NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, ending a 20 year long mission. Here are 21 of our favorite photographs captured by this incredible machine and its makers.
Sep 15, 2017 at 19:21
Fans of film photography should keep an eye out for the widespread theatrical release of Kodachrome, a movie staring Jason Sudeikis about the final days of the iconic film stock.
Sep 15, 2017 at 17:04
Photographer Manny Ortiz breaks down the pros and cons of shooting natural light vs off-camera flash, and explains why he chooses to shoot one, the other, or both in any given situation.
Sep 15, 2017 at 16:12
A leaked product page and a bunch of leaked photos shows Profoto is preparing to release its first ever speedlight: the Profoto A1 Air TTL
camera newsSep 15, 2017 at 15:03
The Yashica camera brand disappeared in 2003, but a new teaser video and website hint at a comeback. Excited?
Sep 15, 2017 at 14:28
The new Godox XPRO-C is an affordable, highly capable flash trigger for Canon users that boasts a lot of useful features at a very reasonable price.
lens newsSep 15, 2017 at 14:09
Tamron is working on a lightweight, durable and compact 100-400mm tele-zoom lens that will be available for Canon and Nikon cameras by the end of the year.
Sep 14, 2017 at 19:27
A leaked photo of the upcoming GoPro Hero6 in its final retail packaging shows a powerful little camera that will be able to shoot 4K video at 60 frames per second.
Sep 14, 2017 at 15:33
Nikon Asia is being criticized from all sides today after a huge Nikon D850 promotion it hosted featured 32 male photographers... and exactly 0 women.
camera newsSep 14, 2017 at 14:42
Goodbye Impossible Project, hello Polaroid Originals! The new Polaroid Originals brand brings the Polaroid of old back from the dead with new i-Type instant film and the OneStep 2 analog instant camera.
Sep 13, 2017 at 19:16
If you need insane, mind-blowing, holy crap power out of your PC, check out HP's new Z8 workstation. This beast can handle up to 56 processing cores, 3TB of RAM and 48TB of hard drive space.
Sep 13, 2017 at 18:37
Alien Skin Exposure X3 will pack a bunch of new features including "toning enhancements" for B&W and color images, a side-by-side comparison view, radial and linear brush shapes, and more.
Sep 13, 2017 at 17:28
It's finally over. After years of legal back-and-forth, PETA and photographer David Slater have settled their lawsuit over the famous (and infamous) monkey selfie.
Sep 13, 2017 at 16:55
Film photography lovers have something to celebrate. It seems Kodak will be resurrecting its famous Ektachrome film this year, with full production slated for 2018.
Sep 13, 2017 at 16:21
Trying out super macro photography can be a really expensive endeavor, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, photographer Micael Widell built his own homebrew rig for less than $250.
sample gallerySep 13, 2017 at 16:12
Sure, the price tag is outrageous. But Sony has made some real leaps forward with its RX10 series in this latest iteration. We've been able to shoot some fast-moving action and get some initial impressions of this souped-up superzoom.
Sep 13, 2017 at 14:44
Phase One has released a new 100MP digital back called the Trichromatic. Designed with Sony, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic promises "unsurpassed color quality."
mobileSep 12, 2017 at 19:45
While the iPhone 8 models look like straightforward upgrades to the 7 series, the iPhone X comes with an edge-to-edge display, Face ID and a dual-cam with dual OIS.
mobileSep 12, 2017 at 17:09
The company has re-tested some top-tier phone models under the new protocol, finding that in some cases scores increased when looking at features like low-light performance, bokeh, and zoom.
Sep 12, 2017 at 15:40
The pre-order period will run from September 12-27 and includes a special lower price of $89 for new customers versus the regular $249 rate.
camera newsSep 12, 2017 at 14:23
Sony has announced its new Cyber-shot RX10 Mark IV, featuring a 315-point phase detect system, 24 fps burst shooting and the same 24-600mm lens as its predecessor.
Sep 11, 2017 at 20:25
When photographer Jared Polin's friend Arty was diagnosed with terminal cancer, Jared asked if he could tell his story in pictures. This is Arty's photo story.
Sep 11, 2017 at 19:24
The UN's International Civil Aviation Organization agency wants to establish a unified database where all of the world's drone pilots would be required to register their UAVs.
Sep 11, 2017 at 17:15
Hasselblad just dropped the price of the medium format H6D-50c AGAIN. At just $14,995, the camera is now selling for a whopping $11,000 less than the original retail price.
camera newsSep 11, 2017 at 16:49
Kodak today revealed their newest instant camera: the Printomatic. It's a 10-megapixel 'instant print' camera that prints your snapshots on Kodak's own ZINK photo paper.
Sep 11, 2017 at 14:36
The D810 offered excellent DR combined with a low base ISO that allowed it to tolerate lots of light. A look at the D850 suggests it's been able to repeat this trick, while also seeing an improvement at high ISO settings.
Sep 11, 2017 at 14:22
Recently, DPReview was invited to Japan to visit both the Sony headquarters in Tokyo and Sony’s image sensor factory in Kumamoto. The trip was an opportunity to gain some insight into both the philosophy and the technology that underpins the company.
Sep 10, 2017 at 14:00
If you're looking for a simple, kind of silly way to pick your next lens purchase, the What the Lens web tool is a fun way to determine what glass you like best.
Sep 9, 2017 at 16:00
There are a ton of useful little features baked into Lightroom that most of us never actually use. Here are three simple tricks you should probably know about.
mobileSep 8, 2017 at 18:31
Red has provided more detail on the origin of 'holographic' technology used by its upcoming Hydrogen One smartphone: Leia Inc., not to be confused with Leica, is partnering with the company.
Sep 8, 2017 at 17:42
'Hundreds' of loaner drones are available to photographers who want to enter National Geographic's #MyMavicContest, an aerial photography contest.
Sep 8, 2017 at 15:07
Users of Mac and PC Google Drive and Photos apps will soon have to migrate to the new Backup and Sync app for continued service.
Sep 7, 2017 at 23:47
Fujifilm has announced a new Raw converter that uses the camera's own image processor while connected to a Mac or PC over USB. It arrives in November 2017 for Mac, and January 2018 for PC.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:55
Is Polaroid's classic instant film coming back from the dead? Teasers popping up on the Polaroid.com website hint at something big coming from the iconic instant photography brand very soon.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:23
Get a sneak peek at a new feature coming to Photoshop CC later this year: The Curvature Pen Tool.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:09
The newly announced Air Remote TTL-F was created in collaboration with Fujifilm, and allowing Fuji shooters to take full advantage of Profoto's Pro-10, D2, B1, B1X, and B2 flashes.
Sep 7, 2017 at 14:57
Hear ye, hear ye. By official decree of Governor Roy Cooper of the great state of North Carolina, October 2017 has hereby been designated 'Photography Month.'
Sep 7, 2017 at 14:03
Nikon has filed two new full-frame mirrorless lens patents in Japan, leaving many of us hoping that the company will make good on its promise to deliver a 'superior' mirrorless camera.
The X-E3 is the company's latest rangefinder-styled mirrorless camera, a 24MP X-Trans model. The most obvious change is the increased reliance on a touchscreen, but how does this affect what it's like to shoot with? Let us talk through our experiences.
Sep 7, 2017 at 12:00
Turning ten years old this week is the A700, Sony's first high-end DSLR after fully taking over Konica Minolta's camera business. With plenty of Minolta DNA, it debuted in September 2007 to take on the likes of Canon's 40D and Nikon's D300.
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Google Photos is adding a few pet-friendly features that will make it easier to find photos of your favorite pooch. Now, you can organize your pet photos by facial recognition, and you can even search your library by breed.
"Wildlife photography in Yellowstone National Park is an incredible opportunity, yet some bad photographers are giving all photographers a bad name by not following the rules."
"I was 22. I was young, careless and a firm believer in the importance of my work. I was not going to let myself be stopped by mere bullets, beatings, and angry people. That all changed one day in July 2016—the worst day of my life."
Camera bag maker Billingham just released the Billingham 72: a new shoulder bag for fixed lens compact and small mirrorless ILC shooters.
Oct 6, 201790
A new set of firmware updates from Fujifilm fix camera freezes on the X-T2 and X-Pro2 and focal-length display issues on the XF 18-55 and XF 10-24 lenses.
Oct 5, 201757
The popular Camera+ app has been updated to make use of some of Apple's latest iOS hardware and software features.
Photographers who love toting their gear around in style may want to check out the new Rana Series of leather messenger bags from Cravar.
Oct 3, 201723
"I could see people covered in blood and I thought, 'Oh my gosh, this is real.'” Photojournalist David Becker shares his story of capturing the horrifying scene in Las Vegas as it unfolded the night of October 1st.
Oct 3, 2017Time
Overshadowed by the huge Firmware 2.0 release for the Panasonic GH5, the GH4 and two Panasonic lenses also got a firmware update last week, helping to improve image stabilization performance.
Oct 2, 20175
Astrophotographer Ian Norman of Lonely Speck has put together an extremely useful and advanced astrophotography shutter time calculator that goes way beyond the "500 Rule." This is a Must Bookmark!
If you're selling high-priced camera gear on eBay, watch out for this incredibly sneaky scam that's being used to fool people into parting with their equipment for free.
Scuba Diving Magazine has unveiled the winners of its 2017 underwater photo competition, and this year's best entries are just plain stunning.
Photographer Catherine Leroy was only 21 when she arrived in Vietnam in 1966 with her Leica M2 in tow. But over the next three years, she built an incredible body of work covering the war.
Snapchat is using its augmented reality tech to replace the sky in your photos. The so-called 'sky filters' can swap out a boring sky for a colorful sunset, rainbows, a starry night, and more.
Sep 26, 201729
Storage solutions company Synology has just released its very first 6-bay NAS tower. Combined with the DX1215 expansion units, it can hold and control up to thirty drives.
Sep 22, 201757
TechCrunch has already posted their review of the upcoming iPhone 8 (not yet the iPhone X), and they're calling it "a look into the augmented future of photography."
"When the first hyperfocal distance charts were designed, someone decided that an acceptably sharp background contained some blur — enough to notice in a medium-sized print [...] After that point, nearly every other hyperfocal chart followed suit."
The rugged, compact 360° action camera Kodak unveiled at Photokina in 2016, the Kodak PixPro Orbit 360, is finally available in the United States.
Before he became the iconic director whose name we've all heard, a teenage Stanley Kubrick struck up a business relationship with New York’s Look magazine. No surprise: he was an incredibly talented photographer.
Western Digital just debuted a new, higher capacity WD Gold internal hard drive. The new drive offers 12TB of storage and class-leading reliability to the tune of a 550TB/year workload rating.
Sep 15, 2017113
Photography enthusiast Michael Sechler recently shot a Hurricane Irma photo that went viral and was used by media all over the world… so why didn't he make dime for his work?
Nissin claims the new Super Light Stand LS-50C is the lightest light stand in the world. Weighing in at just 575g/1.2lbs, it can still hold up to 1.5kg/3.3lb.
Sep 14, 201721
The new seamless Granite and Limestone backgrounds join Lastolite's nascent panoramic background range, measuring in at 4m wide.
Sep 14, 201728
SLR Magic's latest lens for Sony E-Mount cameras looks like a good option for landscape and architectural photographers, as well as video-shooters.
"Dear Canon [...] since the launch of the Canon 5DMK2 way back in March 2008 it has been extremely hard to be genuinely excited about any new cameras you have released."
A new version of Kenko’s 400mm mirror lens is to be released this month that is said to feature better anti-reflective coatings for improved flare performance.
Sigma users who want a rear filter holder on their Canon mount 14mm f/1.8 Art lens can now pay the company to fit one on there for them.
Sep 11, 201720
Taking pictures in a hurricane can be extremely dangerous. If you're not prepared and careful, you could end up like the guy in this video.
Sep 11, 201780
Adobe has updated two of its Raw processing modules for use with the Nikon D850 and a range of new Nikon lenses.
Sep 7, 201732
Corephotonics has published a white paper on "The Evolution of Zoom Camera Technologies in Smartphones", covering early telescopic zooms up to the latest dual-cam systems.
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