In this week's throwback Thursday article, Barney looks back fondly at the Canon EOS-1D Mark II of 2004. Read more
May 3, 2017 at 22:37
The new Sony a9 not only offers powerful technical capability, but also carefully thought out ergonomic improvements. We've updated the story with a deeper dive into Memory Recall abilities. Read more
videoMay 3, 2017 at 08:00
What do you get when you mount six 4K cameras in a sphere? 12K 360-degree video, of course. Photo Gear News checks out Nick Driftwood's new rig. Read more
May 3, 2017 at 00:01
It might not be much, but the latest industry figures from trade body CIPA suggest the camera market may have finally bottomed-out. Read more
lens newsMay 2, 2017 at 17:45
Venus Optics has released more details of a forthcoming lens it claims will be the widest rectilinear F2 for the Micro Four Thirds system. The Laowa 7.5mm F2 MFT was first seen at Photokina last year, and will offer the 110° angle of view we'd expect from a 15mm lens on a full-frame camera. Read more
May 2, 2017 at 07:01
The internet had a lot to say recently about the photographer who entered and won his own photo competition, but nobody rants quite like our friend Jared Polin. Read more
May 1, 2017 at 19:09
Columbia Journalism Review recently surveyed a group of photojournalists on their favorite publications to work with based on several criteria, including arguably the biggest one – what they pay. Read more
May 1, 2017 at 18:51
CROZ, a small DIY camera that first appeared on Kickstarter in October 2016, is now available for purchase. This DIY camera is quite small and features a clear case that makes the internal components visible. Read more
sample galleryMay 1, 2017 at 10:00
Panasonic's latest consumer superzoom, the Lumix FZ80/FZ82, takes a crazy 60x zoom range (which starts at a very wide 20mm) and adds 4K video at a price that won't break the bank. Check out its performance with some rare sunny Seattle weather. Read more
In an age of wide color gamut displays and HDR-everything, DPR regular Nicolas Alexander Otto urges his fellow landscape shooters to embrace shooting in black-and-white. Here are a few reasons why he embraces monochrome for landscape work. Read more
videoApr 29, 2017 at 10:00
In honor of International Dark Sky Week, astrophotographer Matt Dieterich has released a time-lapse video called Pacific Northwest Nights, shot while working at Mt. Rainier National Park. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 19:07
EXIF.co is a new service offering photographers paid photo hosting that automatically applies smart watermarks and other protections to images uploaded to the platform. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 18:18
On Monday, Nikon initiated legal action against ASML and Carl Zeiss AG over semiconductor lithography patents. Now the two companies have teamed up to counter-sue Nikon. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 14:36
The Acer ProDesigner PE320QK display features an enhanced color gamut and comes with a removable anti-glare hood. Read more
Apr 28, 2017 at 14:09
Firmware version 1.1.1 for the EOS 7 Mark II includes various bug fixes and improves the reliability of communications when transferring images using the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7. Learn more
Apr 27, 2017 at 18:50
US filter brand Aurora Aperture has announced a neutral density filter that it claims reduces exposure by 16 stops. Read more
Apr 27, 2017 at 18:39
Harbortronics has announced the DigiSnap Pro, a complete system controller designed for long-term time-lapse photography. It can be paired with the company's Cyclapse Pro housing that can transfer images from anywhere on the planet. Read more
It's been a long week since the Sony a9 announcement, but now we're finally able to show you our real world samples gallery from Sony's shooting event in New York. Click through for hockey, figure skating and a full-on track meet. Read more
first impressionsApr 27, 2017 at 15:00
While combing through our thousands of images from Sony's a9 launch event last week, we've taken a critical look at the camera's revamped JPEG engine and the effectiveness of its 653-point autofocus system. Read more
reviewApr 27, 2017 at 14:00
The Nikon KeyMission 360 wants to find its way into your camera bag. And it recently received a firmware update aimed at improving UI. So is it worth the cash? Find out
There were many 'races' in the compact camera market back when they were selling like hotcakes. One of them was just how small a camera could be. One of those mini-cameras was the Minolta DiMAGE X, the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 20:59
The new budget-oriented Zeiss cine line includes ten compact primes that can output metadata to aide in post-production. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 20:40
Canon has increased its estimated 2017 operating profit, due mainly to its acquisition of Toshiba's medical equipment unit. Camera-wise, the 5D Mark IV has helped to drive sales, with mirrorless products doing well in Europe and Asia. As expected, point-and-shoot sales continue to drop. Read more
mobileApr 26, 2017 at 18:19
Google software engineer Florian Kainz wrote a custom Android app and used manual post-processing in Photoshop to show what's possible with current smartphone cameras in low light. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 17:16
Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has announced that it is to launch a new drone later this year that will be fitted with a 100-million-pixel Hasselblad H6D-100c camera. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 14:48
The Fujifilm Professional Services Program offers product loaners, quick repair turnaround and other services to the owners of GFX medium format cameras. Learn more
In this article, we'll be directly comparing the Sony a9 and a7R II, looking in detail at exactly where their differences lie. For some photographers, the a9 might meet their needs admirably, whereas for others, the older a7R II might be just as good - or better. Read more
Apr 26, 2017 at 10:00
We've just added several new informational videos to our range of product overviews and getting started guides, including guides to how to get started with the Fujifilm X-T20 and Nikon D3400. Read more
lens newsApr 25, 2017 at 19:47
Chinese manufacturer Zhong Yi Optics has shown of a pair of fast primes for Fujifilm's medium format GFX 50S at a tradeshow at Beijing. The 65mm F1.4 and 85mm F1.2 are the fastest G-mount lenses to date. Read more
Apr 25, 2017 at 19:21
Novoflex has launched a trio of new Classicball tripod ball heads that can be mounted upside-down for producing level panoramas. Read more
Apr 25, 2017 at 17:48
The YI 360 VR is capable of capturing 360-degree spheric video footage in 5.7K resolution and at 30 frames per second. It also offers 4K instant in-device stitching and 2.5K live-streaming. Read more
Apr 25, 2017 at 17:33
Light meter manufacturer Sekonic has announced that its new L-858D-U light meter is now available and that it costs $599/£599. This new meter offers a number of firsts, including the ability to measure flash duration and to work in HSS mode. Read more
Apr 25, 2017 at 14:48
Version 1.01 of the Nikon 1 J5 firmware fixes a bug in the image deletion function of the camera. Read more
Apr 25, 2017 at 10:00
The Sony a9 is here and it's likely to make a lot of sports photographers curious about switching to Sony. But what's the actual cost of switching if you're a pro? Read more
video newsApr 25, 2017 at 07:01
Firmware v2.5 for Blackmagic's Video Assist 4K monitor/recorder will bring a variety of professional 'scopes' to the device for quickly assessing exposure and color. Read more
Apr 24, 2017 at 19:50
Is it the beginning of the end for the Fujifilm X100T? The camera has been listed as discontinued on B&H Photo's website. Read more
Apr 24, 2017 at 18:28
Seagate and DJI have announced the Fly Drive, an external storage drive with up to a 2TB capacity and a built-in microSD card slot designed for drone operators. Read more
Apr 24, 2017 at 17:38
Audio brand Sennheiser has announced a new microphone made specifically for the GoPro Hero 4 action camera. The company claims its MKE 2 elements is designed to withstand all that the GoPro camera can, and that it is even water proof and can operate when submerged for up to 30 minutes. Read more
The Sony a9 is an impressive looking camera. However, there are a number of factors that make it more difficult for a working professional to change systems. We spoke to a couple of photojournalists about the factors that might stand in the way of switching. Read more
While fewer models have introduced recently, enthusiast compacts continue to be one of the bright spots in the camera market. Most cameras in the group have 1"-type sensors and fast lenses, though not a lot of zoom power. Our updated roundup gives an overview of the class and highlights our top picks. Read more
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