March 7
Canon plans to release 32 RF-mount lenses over the next four years

In its 2022 Corporate Strategy Conference presentation materials, Canon confirmed it plans to 'expand [its] lens lineup at the same pace' as it has in the past year, which would mean the company would release eight new lenses every year through 2025.

Astronomers from NOIRLab capture incredible photo of 'Spanish Dancer' spiral galaxy

Astronomers at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile have captured a fantastic image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1566.

Researchers use quantum dots to create high resolution three-layer sensor

Researchers in the US and Korea are developing three-layered sensors based on quantum dots that promise low-cost, flexible, high-dynamic range sensors without the need for demosaicing.

OM System OM-1 studio tests published

Some ambitious claims have been made about the OM System OM-1's image quality. We've shot our studio scene and dynamic range tests to see how it performs.

March 6
This LEGO Polaroid OneStep camera is one step closer to becoming a reality

LEGO Ideas user Minibrick Productions submitted a functional LEGO Polaroid SX-70 instant camera, and the design proposal has received the required 10,000 supporters. It is now entering a review stage and could, one day, land on store shelves as an official LEGO product.

March 5
DPReview TV: Using a Panasonic GH6 to recreate a movie scene from 'The Nice Guys'

In our latest 'Wooden Niccolls' episode, we attempt to recreate a scene from Shane Black's film The Nice Guys using a GH6 and some Vazen anamorphic lenses. Can Jordan play the tough guy? Is Chris even wearing pants? (Hint: no) We also take you behind the scenes to see how we shot everything.

March 4
Backblaze reveals failure rates for hard drives in 2021, releases an SSD report for the first time

Backblaze has published its 2021 annual report for hard drive stats. The cloud-based backup company also released a report on the SSD storage it uses as part of its massive storage operation for the first time.

Ilford film, paper and chemicals will increase in price later this month

Harman Technology, the company responsible for producing Ilford film, photographic paper and chemicals, cites ongoing issues with supply chain constraints and production problems due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Leica releases $6,295 'Reporter' version of its Leica Q2 Monochrome camera

Leica's Q2 Monochrom camera gets the signature 'Reporter' treatment, which sees it coated with a new army green paint and wrapped in a Kevlar 'body armor.'

Film Friday: An introduction to stereoscopy ('3D') film photography

This week, we're featuring an article from The Stereoscopy Blog that highlights everything you need to know to get started in analog stereoscopy photography, an intriguing niche within a niche that turns your 2D film photos into a scene with depth and dimension.

March 3
Slideshow: These are the winners of the 2021 Annual Photography Awards

The winners for the Annual Photography Awards have been announced, showcasing incredible work from photographers from around the globe.

CT scans reveal that iconic, affordable instant cameras are more complicated than they appear

Scan of the Month uses CT scanning technology to image different popular consumer products each month. The featured product in February was instant cameras. The team scanned a pair of Polaroid cameras and a Fujifilm Instax, and the results are fascinating.

Hands-on with the OM System 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II and 40-150mm F4 PRO

The OM System 12-40mm F2.8 II Pro and 40-150mm F4 Pro are the latest two lenses from OM Digital Solutions. We take a closer look at both.

March 2
Apple confirms product launch event for March 8

Apple has announced it will be hosting a virtual keynote presentation on March 8, 2022 to show off new products.

Video: DIY project managed to shrink Apple's M1 Mac Mini by 72% through some clever tinkering

Quinn Nelson of Snazzy Labs has spent the past six months figuring out how he could shrink Apple's Mac Mini. In his latest video, he shares how he did it along every step of the way and shows how much smaller Apple could make its Mac Mini lineup in future generations.

Video: Slow Mo Guys record exploding capacitors at 187,500 frames per second

Who knew that small capacitors packed such a punch! The Slow Mo Guys overloaded various capacitors and recorded the results at 80,000 and 187,500 frames per second, and the explosions look like miniature fireworks.

DPReview TV: Micro Four Thirds Q&A - We answer your OM-1 and GH6 questions

We've been getting a lot of questions about the two new cameras introduced this month: the OM System OM-1 and Panasonic GH6. Chris and Jordan decided to answer some of the most popular ones – including the one about Chris' fireplace.

Hands-on with the Panasonic GH6

In this article we go hands-on with the new Panasonic GH6 to take a closer look at how its designed and some of its exciting new features.

March 1
Photojournalist Doug Mills discusses his nearly 40 years photographing the last 7 presidents

Photojournalist Doug Mills has photographed the last 7 presidents. During that time, Mills has captured many iconic photographs. He's also photographed 16 Olympic Games and many other critical moments in sports history.

Venus Optics rehouses Laowa MFT lenses for cine and adds ultra-wide 6mm Cine Zero-D

Four new Laowa Cine lenses for MFT are announced in uniform housings and with 0.8 mod gears for videographers. Three lenses are existing designs but the 6mm T2.1 is completely new, and the widest rectilinear lens for the MFT system

James Webb Space Telescope reaches another milestone as mirror alignment continues

NASA has announced that the James Webb Space Telescope has completed the second and third phases of its seven-phase mirror alignment program.

February 28
POCO announces (relatively) affordable X4 Pro 5G and M4 Pro smartphones with 108MP, 64MP cameras

POCO, an independent sub-brand of Xiaomi, has announced two new smartphones, the X4 Pro 5G and the M4 Pro. Both phones offer a three-camera array, while the X4 Pro 5G goes big with a 108MP image sensor.

KamLan unveils its first full-frame lens, a 55mm F1.4 lens for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount cameras

Until now, KamLan has stuck to APS-C lenses. Now, the company is making the jump to full-frame with a new 55mm F1.4 manual lens for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

AP cancels sale of NFT depicting migrants on a boat amid criticism of profiting from suffering

The Associated Press, which sells non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of its photojournalism, recently canceled the sale of a video clip depicting migrants on a raft.

Irix 30mm F1.4 Dragonfly Sample Gallery

Our news editor Gannon Burgett took Irix's 30mm F1.4 Dragonfly lens around his hometown of Lansing, Michigan to see how it performed in an array of environments at various apertures. Check out the gallery to see the results.

February 27
Landscape Composition - Part 4: Subject direction and lead room

Nature photographer Erez Marom discusses the notion of lead room in landscape photography composition, and explains how to determine what direction a subject is facing.

February 26
DPReview TV: Panasonic GH6 vs. S1H

The Panasonic GH6 is clearly the best Micro Four Thirds camera for video shooters, but how does it compare to the full frame S1H? The results may surprise you.

February 25
Cosina announces three new Voigtlander lenses for Nikon Z, one for Fujifilm X and an E-mount close-focus adapter

Cosina has announced four new Voigtlander lenses for Nikon Z and Fujifilm X, including a pair of full-frame prime lenses for Z mount. Voigtlander has also announced a revised version of its VM-E adapter for Sony E mount.

The Panasonic GH6: What I wanted, what I got, and what I didn't expect

DPReview's resident video expert, Jordan Drake, has been using the new Panasonic GH6 for several weeks. He tells us what improvements he was hoping to see compared to the GH5-series, and whether Panasonic delivered where it mattered.

Film Friday: Chroma Cameras shares details of its new Six6, Six12 modular medium format cameras

The new Six9 and Six12 from Chroma Cameras are a pair of modular medium format cameras that can shoot various medium format aspect ratios using interchangeable back plates and custom lens cones for adapting older lenses.

February 24
Slideshow: Finalists for the World Photography Organisation's Sony World Photography Awards 2022

This year marks the 15th competition, which saw more than 340,000 photographs submitted from across more than 211 countries and territories. We've rounded up some of the finalists from each of the ten categories into a slideshow.

Oppo launches Find X5 Series, its first smartphone with its new MariSilicon X Imaging NPU

Oppo has launched the Find X5 and Find X5 Pro. The new Find X5 series incorporates Oppos' new MariSilicon X Imaging NPU, promising improved low-light performance and 4K Ultra Night Video.

Canon announces $17K 800mm F5.6, $20K 1200mm F8 lenses for RF mount

The 800mm F5.6 lens features an all-new optical construction compared to its EF predecessor, while the 1200mm F8 offers a unique proposition for those who need the longest focal length available short of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Canon celebrates 35 years of its EOS System next month

Canon has issued a press release ahead of the 35th anniversary of the company's historic EOS System, which has seen dozens of film and digital cameras—and more than 100 EF and RF lenses—released since 1987.

February 23
The iQOO 9 Pro offers flagship triple-camera array, complete with Samsung GN5 sensor, for under $900

The iQOO 9 series smartphones promise quite a bit of performance for the price. The flagship iQOO 9 Pro includes a three-camera array and uses a top-end Snapdragon processor.

What is dual gain and how does it work?

The Panasonic GH6's 'DR Boost' mode is based on an interesting sensor design, but it's not the same as the 'dual gain' chips we've become accustomed to. We look at the differences and why you use gain at all.

CIPA's 2022 outlook suggests both camera and lens shipments will slightly decline

CIPA's 2022 forecast suggests total digital camera shipments, by volume, will be down 6.1% year-over-year (YoY). Take out cameras with built-in lenses, however, and the drop is only expected to be 1.1% by volume for interchangeable lens cameras.

What does Sigma's support mean for X-mount?

Sigma's announcement that it's bringing its DC DN lenses to Fujifilm's X-mount is a welcome gift to the system as it enters its tenth year.

TTArtisan adds L-mount option for its $99 23mm F1.4 APS-C lens

TTArtisan has added yet another APS-C mount option to its $99 23mm F1.4 lens, this time bringing the affordable manual prime to L-mount APS-C camera systems.

Canon China teases new product launch set to take place tomorrow

The teaser images, posted to Canon China's Weibo profile, have been counting down the days to a new product announcement.

February 22
Sigma releases update on the development of its three-layer full-frame Foveon image sensor

Sigma's full-frame Foveon sensor has been years in the making. After originally anticipating a 2020 release for a new full-frame Sigma camera, Sigma restarted development from scratch. Now, Sigma has announced the much-anticipated Foveon sensor has reached the prototype evaluation development stage.

Tokina announces 8mm F2.8 fisheye lens for X-mount, E-mount APS-C cameras

The lens is fully-manual and fairly primitive across the board, but offers yet another option for Fujifilma and Sony APS-C shooters looking for that distinctive fisheye look.

UAVs go to the major leagues as the MLB starts testing drone use during baseball games

This past weekend, during a collegiate tournament, Major League Baseball tested out using a DJI drone to showcase in-game aerial footage for the first time ever.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6 initial review

The Panasonic GH6 is the latest in the company's line of video-focused Micro Four Thirds cameras. It brings a new, 25MP sensor and 10-bit 4K capture at up to 120p. We've dug into a camera with some of the broadest and deepest video feature sets ever.

DPReview TV: Panasonic GH6 initial review

The video-centric Panasonic GH6 has finally arrived and includes some big upgrades. Is this new Micro Four Thirds camera destined to become Jordan's new camera of choice?

Panasonic GH6 pre-production sample gallery

The Panasonic GH6 raises the Micro Four Thirds resolution bar for the first time in years, thanks to its new 25 megapixel sensor. Check out our pre-production sample gallery to see how it compares to previous sensors.

Panasonic announces Lumix GH6, a hybrid MFT camera with 5.7K/60p video, built-in fan and more

The Lumix DC-GH6 is the latest video-centric hybrid Micro Four Thirds camera from Panasonic that brings a slew of new and improved features and specifications over its four-year-old predecessor, the GH5S.

February 21
The NONS SL660 is an EF-mount interchangeable lens camera that uses Fujifilm Instax Square Film

The NONS SL660 has launched on Kickstarter. The film camera features an EF mount and uses the widely available Fujifilm Instax Square film. The camera has a built-in optical system to extend full-frame lenses to cover the medium format size of 6 x 6.

Sigma unveils its 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 primes for Fujifilm X-mount cameras

Sigma has announced the three F1.4 prime lenses that will kick off its Fujifilm X-mount offerings: the 16mm F1.4, 30mm F1.4 and 56mm F1.4. The lenses are set to be available starting April 2022 and Sigma says it's planning on an X-mount zoom lens to follow in December 2022.

February 19
DPReview TV: Our advice for OM Digital Solutions after using the OM-1

Chris and Jordan are impressed with the new OM-1 Micro Four Thirds camera, but they have some advice for OM Digital Solutions after using the company's newest flagship camera.

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