The limited edition lens joins the original black and brass versions, as well as the chrome-plated version released last year. You just have to be willing to pony up an extra $150.
May 9, 2018 at 15:59
DJI has released a new(ish) drone: the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. The updated P4P features almost all of the same internal specs of the original, but integrates a new high-res low-latency 'OcuSync' transmission system and decreases flight noise by 60%.
mobileMay 9, 2018 at 14:04
Google announced a bunch of AI-powered improvements to its Google Photos service at the I/O developer conference yesterday, including a feature that will suggest photo edits to improve your images, and automatic colorization for black-and-white photos.
May 9, 2018 at 13:00
The Sony a7 III impressed us in our recent in-depth review, and we've revisited our collection of buying guides to reflect our final conclusions. Click through for links to our updated guides covering the best cameras under $2000, and the best cameras for people and events.
May 8, 2018 at 21:07
Fujifilm has released a massive firmware update for the X-T2. Version 4.0 brings nine new features in all, including internal F-Log recording, 120fps 1080p video capture, focus bracketing, improved AF performance, and more.
May 8, 2018 at 20:07
Hasselblad firmware version 1.21.0 for the X1D and H6D models introduces a white balance sampler tool, audio notifications, tethered image support, the option to zoom in to 100% with a single button press when reviewing captured images, and more to both models, in addition to a few model-exclusive updates.
lens newsMay 8, 2018 at 15:36
Hasselblad is finally releasing the previously announced XCD 21mm F4 lens for the mirrorless medium format Hasselblad X1D system. According to Hassy, the 17mm full-frame equivalent lens is the company's widest lens ever.
May 8, 2018 at 14:42
Photographer Matt Granger puts three different Nikon F to Sony E-mount autofocus adapters to the test. Along the way, he found out that they're not nearly as different as each manufacturer would like you to think.
mobileMay 8, 2018 at 13:00
The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is one of the first smartphones to feature a dual aperture camera. In our initial testing we found it to be somewhat useful, if a bit on the gimmicky side.
mobileMay 7, 2018 at 17:30
PIXEO is a paid photo scouting app that uses crowdsourced information from photographers around the world to aggregate the best photo spots, from New York City to Beijing.
SponsoredMay 7, 2018 at 13:00
Panasonic's latest cameras are flagship products aimed at very specific customers. We sat down with Sean Robinson, Imaging Product Manager at Panasonic Lumix Professional Services recently to learn more about how the G9 and GH5S were developed.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan go to the zoo with the Fujifilm X-H1. Watch as they photograph lemurs, red pandas and maybe even a Tyrannosaur while putting this camera to the test.
May 5, 2018 at 14:00
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May 4, 2018 at 18:22
In a surprising bit of good news, GoPro's Q1 earnings report exceeded analysts' expectations thanks in part to demand for the new, entry-level GoPro HERO. And CEO Nick Woodman expects more good news in Q2.
May 4, 2018 at 15:55
A study co-authored by researchers from the University of Sheffield and Lancaster University has found "complex benefits" associated with taking one image per day and sharing it with an online community.
mobileMay 4, 2018 at 15:40
Parent company Facebook continues Instagram's transformation from a mobile image sharing platform into a do-it-all application by adding a way to pay for things right within the photo sharing app. This could be very interesting for photographers.
camera newsMay 4, 2018 at 13:41
Phase One Industrial has launched an aerial camera that uses what the company describes as the world’s first backlit medium format sensor. The iXM 100MP is part of a new iXM system of cameras and lenses designed to be used attached to drones or manned aircraft.
May 4, 2018 at 13:00
Still brainstorming a gift for Mom? We've got some ideas of pictures you can take – or gather – to have ready in time for a Mother’s Day gift that means as much as she does.
May 3, 2018 at 22:12
In this 20-minutes video, outdoor photographer Dave Morrow walks you through every piece of gear he took on a two-month adventure through Oregon, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho and California.
videoMay 3, 2018 at 17:48
The PRO Endurance line of cards features 25 times the endurance of the company's speed-focused cards. They're water, temperature, x-ray, and magnetic-proof, and are rated for up to 43,800 hours of continuous video recording.
May 3, 2018 at 16:47
Adobe has refreshed its primary and secondary school pricing, slashing the cost of a Creative Cloud license to just $5 per year for individual schools and school districts that purchase a minimum of 500 and 2,500 licenses, respectively.
May 3, 2018 at 15:31
The European Space Agency (ESA) has published the latest dataset from its Gaia mission. The new data and images were captured with the satellite's 1 gigapixel camera, and reveal the location and movement of more than 1.3 billion stars.
May 2, 2018 at 19:59
Looking for a literal 'summer job'? The hotel chain Days Inn is looking for a photographer who wants to spend one month this summer shooting sunsets all over the United States. The gig pays $10,000, covers all travel expenses, and more.
May 2, 2018 at 19:33
Follow professional motorsport photographer Jamey Price as he photographs one of the most prestigious endurance car races in the world: the TOTAL 24-hours of Spa in Belgium.
May 2, 2018 at 16:07
In this video, Phlearn's Aaron Nace walks you through his preferred method for sharpening portraits in Photoshop. The best thing about this technique is just how flexible it is: create as many layers of sharpening as you need to get the look that you want.
May 2, 2018 at 15:24
BenQ says its new 24-inch SW240 PhotoVue monitor "gives seasoned photographers and hobbyists all the right tools at the right price." That includes 99% AdobeRGB coverage and a 14-bit 3D Look Up Table.
mobileMay 2, 2018 at 13:26
Olloclip's new lens system is specifically designed for the iPhone X. The 'Connect X' comes with a number of features that are exclusive to Apple's flagship smartphone, including a lens mount that aligns perfectly with the iPhone X's front and rear cameras.
mobileMay 1, 2018 at 19:41
Corephotonics has filed a second lawsuit against Apple, claiming patent infringement on the iPhone 8 Plus and X models.
May 1, 2018 at 14:00
AFP news agency's Kabul Chief Photographer Shah Marai was one of several journalists killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan's capital city, the agency has confirmed.
May 1, 2018 at 13:00
Kickstarter's latest major funding success is a campaign for SiOnyx's Aurora, an action cam said to be the first ever day/night camera of its kind offering "true night vision."
sample galleryMay 1, 2018 at 12:00
The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm F2.8-4 is a powerful - and portable - telezoom for Micro Four Thirds cameras, providing the equivalent of a 100-400mm focal length range. See how it performs in our sample gallery from Yellowstone National Park.
videoApr 30, 2018 at 15:50
Adobe's 60-second video series of tips and tricks for Lightroom has started making content specifically geared towards users of Adobe's new cloud-centric Lightroom CC.
Apr 30, 2018 at 15:13
Open-source Photoshop alternative GIMP has been updated to version 2.10.0, its first major update in six years. The new version features a new image processing engine that supports 32-bit files, a revamped UI, and many new features and improvements.
Apr 30, 2018 at 14:21
DxO Labs has confirmed that the company it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but says the move 'will not affect customers.' In fact, DxO teased updates to the Nik Software Collection and DxO PhotoLab in the same press release.
Apr 30, 2018 at 14:01
In an interview with Japanese TV-channel NHK, a Nikon manager confirmed that a new mirrorless system will arrive by spring of 2019.
Apr 30, 2018 at 13:00
Nikon is one of the few remaining companies that makes most of its optical glass in-house, through the wholly owned subsidiary Hikari Glass. We were invited to Japan last month to see the entire process from start to finish.
videoApr 28, 2018 at 15:30
We're very pleased to announce that Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake of popular YouTube channel Camera Store TV are coming to DPReview!
Apr 27, 2018 at 18:20
The winner of the Environment category of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has been disqualified after the competition’s organizers discovered the anteater starring in the dramatic nighttime image is actually stuffed.
Apr 27, 2018 at 16:10
If you think the digital camera packed inside your smartphone is impressive, check out this 14 karat gold ring that doubles as a spy cam, complete with adjustable aperture and mechanical shutter.
Apr 27, 2018 at 15:41
The new firmware versions offer improved software support and customizability, as well as bug fixes for the brand new Fujifilm X-H1, as well as the older Fuji X-A3 and X100F.
Apr 27, 2018 at 15:16
The team at BBC's Tomorrow's World built a Facebook Messenger chatbot that uses artificial intelligence to analyze and score your photos based on color, composition, emotion, landmarks, and more.
lens newsApr 27, 2018 at 14:06
Tamron has officially launched the 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens—the first third-party standard zoom to be created natively for the Sony FE mount—will arrive at the end of May and cost $800.
Apr 26, 2018 at 19:18
German brand Rollei has revived its iconic Rolleiflex twin lens reflex lineup with the new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera. This model—Rollei's first TLR camera in decades—retains the brand's iconic look but adds modern features including support for Fuji Instax Mini film.
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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.
According to a report in the Taipei Times, Apple won't be jumping on the triple-camera bandwagon this year. The report claims Apple's first triple-camera flagship phone will arrive in the second half of next year.
SPOILER ALERT: There's a 'disintegration effect' used at some point in the new Avengers: Infinity War movie. We won't tell you when or why, but Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE will tell you how to recreate this effect on a portrait in Photoshop.
The latest version of Adobe's mobile editing app for Android comes with a number of useful new features.
Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon has created something absolutely ridiculous: a DIY 'selfie stick' that can hold a $6,000 cinema camera and $400 boom mic at arms length. Why, you ask? To that McKinnon responds: why not!?
The first AI they trained this way required minimal human supervision, and yet it outperformed every other computer-vision AI out there.
In the camera department, LG sticks to its strategy of differentiating itself from most competitors by offering a super-wide-angle lens in its dual-camera setup.
Amateur Photographer magazine sat down with SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill this week to ask him all about the Flickr acquisition, how it happened, and what SmugMug plans to do with the Flickr website and community now that they own it.
A number of new Instagram features were announced at Facebook's F8 developer conference, including support for Stories in third-party apps and a new video chat feature.
The updated Halide app allows for control of some camera functions from your Apple Watch.
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