Photographer Markus Hofstaetter decided to celebrate Halloween with a few creepy wet plate collodion portraits. Watch him work, see the final product, and read some behind-the-scenes tidbits about the entire process.
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October 2017 news and reviews
Oct 31, 2017 at 23:21
After reports that Lexar was discontinuing its XQD memory cards, the company has officially set the record straight.
camera newsOct 31, 2017 at 22:52
Leica just released a new, silver anodized version of the Leica Q compact. Identical to the original on the inside, the silver-and-black version will cost you about $250 more than its all-black counterpart.
Oct 31, 2017 at 22:25
Photo editing software maker Macphun is no longer... well... Macphun. Now that it's making software for Windows as well, the company has officially changed its name to Skylum.
Oct 31, 2017 at 22:20
The Novoflex NEX-RETRO adapter allows you to reverse mount your E-Mount lenses while maintaining full electronic communication between the lens and the camera.
camera newsOct 31, 2017 at 22:00
Meet Rylo: a 4K 360° camera that uses some impressive companion software to produce "beautiful, cinematic video" that is "impossibly smooth", no matter your skill as a videographer.
mobileOct 31, 2017 at 14:30
The Apple iPhone X is still a week away from hitting the streets, but photographer Chase Jarvis has one! Here's the very first hands-on field test of the new iPhone X, complete with a few sample shots.
Oct 31, 2017 at 14:00
The results are in: Sony's new a7R III beats its predecessor by nearly a half stop in base ISO dynamic range, essentially matching the chart-topping D850 when it comes to full-frame cameras. All this at no cost to high ISO performance. See our in-depth analysis with pictures here
Oct 31, 2017 at 04:00
Peak Design has released its smallest, lightest bag in the Everyday line. Perfectly-sized to carry a drone or small kit, this bag can be worn as a sling or fanny-pack.
Oct 30, 2017 at 20:26
Famed portrait photographer Albert Watson tells the story behind his now-iconic portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
Oct 30, 2017 at 20:02
The all-in-one X-Rite i1Studio can calibrate projectors, scanners, monitors, printers, and mobile devices.
mobileOct 30, 2017 at 19:22
A developer at Google has discovered that any iOS app could secretly use the iPhone camera to record images and video in the background once it's been given permission to access the camera.
Oct 30, 2017 at 18:11
Nikon has decided to close a subsidiary and its camera & lens factory in China due to the "rise of the smartphone" and the "rapidly declining" compact camera market.
mobileOct 30, 2017 at 17:53
Researchers at ETH Zürich have developed an AI-powered system that they claim can turn measly smartphone snapshots into images that look like they were captured with a DSLR.
videoOct 30, 2017 at 15:53
Video platform Vimeo has just released its own camera. Meet the Mevo Plus, a 4K livestreaming camera designed specifically for use with the Vimeo Live service.
Oct 30, 2017 at 15:39
Moonstruck and Sunstroke are two unique 35mm film stocks made by pre-exposing Kodak film in a machine to add different tones, odd colors, and light leaks.
mobileOct 30, 2017 at 15:22
Google will release a Pixel 2 XL software update "in the next few weeks" to address complaints of "dull" display colors, and says the "burn in" issue isn't actually a problem.
Oct 27, 2017 at 20:20
Sigma has used the Photo Plus Expo show in New York as a launchpad for an all-new lens – the 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary. It's a fast, high-quality prime for cropped-sensor Sony E-mount and M43 cameras.
Oct 27, 2017 at 16:59
Leica's newest lens is one of its oldest. The Leica Thambar-M 90mm F2.2 is a (slightly) modernized recreation of a classic 1930s design, famed for its unique soft focus look. We just got our hands on one.
Oct 27, 2017 at 15:00
Ricoh is showing off two upcoming lenses at the Photo Plus Expo show in New York this week. The HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW and HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8.
lens newsOct 26, 2017 at 19:39
Ricoh has announced two new Pentax 'Star-series' lenses, designed to be optimized for high megapixel sensors; there's a 50mm F1.4 covering a full 35mm image circle as well as an 11-18mm F2.8 for crop sensor cameras.
Oct 26, 2017 at 16:56
Canon's new PowerShot G1 X Mark III combines a 24MP APS-C sensor and hybrid autofocus system in an impressively compact body. Canon has been showing it to us at the Photo Plus Expo show in New York.
camera newsOct 26, 2017 at 16:08
The mirrorless medium format Hasselblad X1D is officially the highest rated camera DxOMark has ever tested, 'crashing through the 100-point barrier' with an overall score of 102.
Oct 26, 2017 at 15:54
After a successful first round of sales, Snapchat ordered hundreds of thousands more of its Spectacles camera glasses... then demand tanked.
Oct 26, 2017 at 15:42
Stand-alone Lightoom isn't dead yet, but it's not going to last too much longer. According to Adobe, the final update to Lightroom 6 will be released 'towards the end of this year.'
Oct 26, 2017 at 15:36
Tamron just announced a new 100-400mm telezoom, pitched at enthusiasts and professionals. The 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD is the lightest in its class, and packs some impressive features. And we just got our hands on one.
Oct 26, 2017 at 14:58
Following a successful crowdfunding campaign for its CP26-Travel tripod, FLM is back with the Berlin 38.4 carbon-fiber tripod. The 38.4 can handle up to 88lbs (40kg) of gear, but weighs only 5lbs (2.25kg) itself.
Oct 26, 2017 at 14:13
Highly controversial photographer Terry Richardson has allegedly been banned from all Conde Nast publications—including Vogue, Vanity Fair, and many others—after being labeled 'the Harvey Weinstein of fashion.'
lens newsOct 26, 2017 at 13:44
Tamron just released the new 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD—a lightweight ultra-telephoto zoom lens that Tamron says offers ''superior image quality" as well as "fast and precise AF."
lens newsOct 25, 2017 at 19:00
Olympus is announcing two new high-end F1.2 primes: a 17mm and 45mm. The company has paid much attention to optimizing the bokeh each lens produces, and offer Pro-series touches like weather-sealing and a snap-back focus clutch.
lens newsOct 25, 2017 at 19:00
We take a hands-on look at the new 17mm F1.2 Pro and 45mm F1.2 Pro lenses from Olympus, a pair of fast primes that promise excellent optical performance and beautiful bokeh in a compact, lightweight package.
Oct 25, 2017 at 16:13
Sony is expected to shift some of its CMOS sensor production capacity from mobile devices to automotive.
mobileOct 25, 2017 at 15:27
Portrait Lighting, which was introduced with the iPhone 8 Plus (and soon-to-be-released iPhone X), lets the user add a variety of simulated lighting effects to portrait images. Here are two tutorials that show you how to use it.
Oct 25, 2017 at 13:00
It's back! DxO is acquiring Nik Collection and will continue to develop the software as Photoshop and Lightroom plug-ins, and also plans to incorporate Nik technology into its own editing software.
camera newsOct 25, 2017 at 06:30
Sony has announced the a7R Mark III, a 42.4MP mirrorless camera built around the lessons learned from its flagship a9 sports camera.
lens newsOct 25, 2017 at 06:30
Sony is adding even more versatility to its full-frame mirrorless lens line by introducing the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS. Priced at $1299, this lens is smaller and lighter than the competition, according to Sony.
Oct 25, 2017 at 02:00
Fujifilm has announced its latest instant printer, the Instax Share SP-3 SQ. As the 'SQ' in its name implies, this is a square-format printer, similar to the one built into the Instax SQ10 camera.
Oct 24, 2017 at 17:34
Hassleblad has released a firmware update for both the X1D and H6D that adds useful and user-friendly features like touch-pad AF to the X1D, and V System lens support (through an adapter) to the H6D.
Oct 24, 2017 at 17:22
The fully-manual Phottix Juno is an affordable speedlight that will work with just about any camera system, and has Phottix's 2.4GHz Ares II transceiver built right in.
Oct 24, 2017 at 16:50
'Project Scribbler' is a powerful AI-driven feature that can intelligently colorize a black and white portrait... or even turn a line sketch into a colorized and realistic image.
mobileOct 24, 2017 at 16:23
The Power Lens works with all devices supporting the Qi wireless charging standard, including the latest iPhones and Samsung Galaxy models.
lens newsOct 24, 2017 at 16:00
Meet the Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN |Contemporary lens: "the world’s first interchangeable lens for mirrorless Sony E-mount cameras in the APS-C format to offer a 24mm focal length (35mm equivalent) and F1.4 brightness."
Oct 24, 2017 at 15:04
The InMotion Slider is controlled via a dedicated mobile app and offers advanced features such as face-following, motion trigger, time-lapses, parallax mode and live streaming.
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? Our review explores this and more.
Oct 23, 2017 at 16:56
"With only a few hundred of these lenses still in existence, and the inability to get them serviced and repaired if damaged, one can only assume that finding one of these will only become more and more difficult as time goes on..."
Oct 23, 2017 at 16:24
Google's Pixel 2 might have the 'world's highest rated smartphone camera', but the phone's display is causing serious headaches for the company. From 'dull' colors to reports of burn-in and blue tint, some troubling reports are haunting the tech giant this week.
Oct 23, 2017 at 16:12
The WiBotic PowerPad is a three-foot by three-foot landing pad that, according to its makers, is capable of charging almost any drone wirelessly.
Oct 23, 2017 at 16:07
Hear what Adobe director of product management Tom Hogarty and Lightroom product manager Sharad Mangalick have to say about the new Lightroom CC, and the future of Lightroom Classic CC.
Oct 23, 2017 at 15:24
Phase One has released a new, 15-preset Film Styles Pack for Capture One users that gives you a total of 45 different analog 'Styles' to choose from—33 in color and 12 in black & white.
videoOct 23, 2017 at 13:00
With features like full-sensor-width 4K recording, Nikon has made its most video-friendly DSLR to date in the D850. That said, there's a difference between offering a feature and implementing it well.
Oct 21, 2017 at 14:00
Adobe's experimental Project 'Deep Fill' is an incredibly powerful and impressive, AI-powered version of Content Aware Fill. Watch the demo to see this amazing tool in action.
Oct 20, 2017 at 20:40
LEE has released a new series of Reverse ND filters that are most opaque in the middle and become progressively clearer towards the top. This makes them ideal for capturing scenes where the sun is close to the horizon.
Oct 20, 2017 at 20:19
A former New York Times photographer is suing both the newspaper and its photography director Michele McNally for over $500,000 for age discrimination and unfair classification as a freelancer for nearly a decade.
Oct 20, 2017 at 20:04
"CPS Platinum members will now enjoy next-day service, with equipment serviced and shipped the business day after an estimate is approved. For repairs that will take longer, Canon will offer next-day loaner equipment."
Oct 20, 2017 at 19:24
Irix is introducing a new filter system called the Irix Edge 100. The ultra-light, ultra-thin system is build specifically for wide angle lenses like Irix's own 15mm F2.4.
Oct 20, 2017 at 19:10
After conducting a series of safety tests, the FAA is recommending that all airlines ban cameras and other electronics with Lithium Ion batteries from checked baggage. The agency believe the risk of a catastrophic fire and explosion is too great.
Oct 20, 2017 at 16:51
The Pixentu jackets keep you and your gear warm and dry, offering useful features like lens and tripod pockets, in addition to some quirky ones like an extended hood to protect your camera from the rain.
videoOct 20, 2017 at 16:28
Adobe gave the audience at MAX a sneak peek at some exciting new technology its developing. It's called Adobe Cloak: a highly capable Content Aware Fill-like feature for video editors.
Oct 20, 2017 at 15:31
Earlier today, Flickr moved its photo book printing service over to a third party services, and stopped offering any wall art options entirely.
Oct 20, 2017 at 14:18
The patent details a flipping rear LCD screen so large, Canon has had to hide the rear dial and several buttons underneath.
We've added a selection of extra images to our Nikon D850 gallery. As part of the process of rounding off the review we made sure a number of us had shot the camera in a variety of situations, we've added those shots to the gallery to give a broad cross section of how the camera performs.
Oct 19, 2017 at 18:28
Wiral LITE is an affordable, easy-to-use cable cam system that can do things a portable slider simply can't do, and go places no slider would dare go.
Oct 19, 2017 at 16:06
Not happy with the recent demise of Lightroom as a stand-alone, subscription free service? Macphun's got your back... or they will in 2018.
Oct 19, 2017 at 15:36
Once connected to a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone, Pholio automatically searches through the device storage and backs up all images and videos—complete with auto-tagging and intelligent search capabilities.
camera newsOct 19, 2017 at 14:42
The 360 Round uses eight horizontally positioned camera pairs and one upward-pointing single lens to capture and livestream panoramic 4K 3D content.
Oct 19, 2017 at 13:00
Introduced just three years ago, the Samsung NX1 was both a technological tour-de-force and a great camera to use, earning one of the highest scores we've ever awarded and winning our 2015 Innovation Award. But its short-lived run in the photo world leaves us wondering what could have been.
The Fujifilm X-E3 is styled like a classic rangefinder, but features a built-in touchscreen, AF joystick, and electronic viewfinder – truly an old school meets new type of camera. Lay some eyes on our sample gallery to see how it performs in the real world.
The announcement of a more cloud-integrated Lightroom product sees the death of the company's standalone version. This need to make payments in perpetuity (whether you choose Lightroom Classic or CC), chips away at the idea that your Lightroom library is a long-term solution, argues Richard Butler.
Oct 18, 2017 at 17:48
The XPro-C 2.4GHz wireless flash trigger that Godox released for Canon users last month now has a Nikon equivalent—the aptly named XPro-N. Sony, Fujifilm and MFT versions are in the works.
Oct 18, 2017 at 17:18
In the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, camera and lens maker Sigma is extending its standard product warranty to cover damage caused by these three natural disasters.
camera newsOct 18, 2017 at 17:12
The F4 Plus can can capture 360° stills, videos and broadcast livestream footage at 8K resolution... that's 7680 x 3840 pixels!
Oct 18, 2017 at 16:47
Lightroom is hogging the spotlight at Adobe MAX, but Photoshop CC got some substantial improvements as well. Find out what's new in the latest version of Photoshop CC.
mobileOct 18, 2017 at 15:50
The aptly-named 'Nude' app automatically detects NSFW images on your iPhone, moves them to a protected vault and deletes the original files in the camera roll and on iCloud.
lens newsOct 18, 2017 at 15:43
The Zeiss Milvus family of manual-focus full-frame lenses just gained a new member. Meet the Zeiss Milvus 24mm F1.4: a fast, rugged new lens designed primarily for landscape and architecture photography.
Oct 18, 2017 at 13:00
Lightroom has built a brand new Lightroom CC from the ground up to be faster, easier to use, and cloud-based. The application formerly known as Lightroom CC will continue to exist, and will go by "Lightroom Classic CC."
mobileOct 18, 2017 at 12:04
Google Research did a deep dive on the Pixel 2 smartphone's background-blurring portrait mode that uses neural networking and dual-pixel technology instead of a dual-camera setup.
With the arrival of the PowerShot G1 X III, there are now seven Canon cameras built around the 24MP Dual Pixel sensor and Digic 7 processor. We take a look at the differences and what might prompt you to choose one over the others.
Oct 18, 2017 at 04:01
Meet the HP ZBook x2. The so-called 'world's most powerful and first detachable PC workstation,' it was built with creative professionals in mind, and is being debuted at Adobe MAX.
Oct 17, 2017 at 22:44
PDN sat down with Ahmed Fakhr, director of photography at RollingStone.com, to talk about how the famed publication is adapting to the changing photo and video needs of the modern era and how he 'evaluates the skills of potential contributors.'
Oct 17, 2017 at 22:18
Kudos to Canon. Earlier today, the camera giant announced that it had produced its 90 millionth EOS camera and 130 millionth EF-series lens.
Oct 17, 2017 at 22:06
The ROV Slider is a portable, motorized slider that promises to bring 'beautiful cinematic video and time-lapse' shooting to anybody with a smartphone, GoPro or DSLR that weighs less than 5lbs.
Oct 17, 2017 at 16:24
The new Surface Book 2 laptops come with Intel's 8th generation quad-core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1060 GPUs. In other words: they pack a serious punch.
lens newsOct 17, 2017 at 16:12
Leica is resurrecting a portrait lens from the 1930s: the Thambar-M 1:2.2/90. This lens features just 4 lens elements, and was famous for its spherical aberration that creates extremely soft images.
mobileOct 17, 2017 at 14:30
Google's Visual Core is an Image Signal Processor designed to power and accelerate HDR+ processing and other imaging tasks in the new Pixel 2 devices (and beyond).
The Google Pixel's camera is among the best we've reviewed, and its successor has already been hailed as class-leading. With expectations set high, the Pixel 2 has nonetheless left a very good first impression on us as we shot some initial sample images.
Oct 17, 2017 at 12:00
Leica is one of the oldest names in photography, and has long been one of the most prestigious. Recently, we had the opportunity to visit Wetzlar, to see for ourselves how Leica's lenses are put together.
Oct 16, 2017 at 21:07
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.
videoOct 16, 2017 at 20:32
Colorful tripod maker MeFOTO has launched a new tripod... and a whole new brand name. Meet the GlobeTrotter travel video tripod, the first product to be released under the MeVIDEO brand.
Oct 16, 2017 at 20:12
If you own a Moto Z, you'll soon be able to attach a Polaroid instant printer to it. Check out the unreleased Moto Mod, which was leaked earlier today.
Oct 16, 2017 at 16:47
DJI has developed a technology called AeroScope that allows law enforcement to identify and track airborne drones that are breaking UAV regulations, while simultaneously addressing privacy concerns.
The Nikon D850 is a 45.7MP full-frame DSLR with an autofocus system lifted wholesale from the pro-sports focused D5. 4K capture, continuous shooting at 7 or 9 frames per second make it sound like the ultimate all rounder. Is it all that these specs suggest?
mobileOct 16, 2017 at 13:42
The Mate 10's Kirin 970 chipset with integrated AI processing allows for object recognition, motion detection and automatic scene selection in the camera app.
camera newsOct 16, 2017 at 13:00
DxO has announced version 3.0 of the iOS app for its 'One' connected camera. It adds support for multi-camera Facebook Live broadcasting and both time-lapse still and video capture. Android users will be pleased to hear that a One for their platform is on the way, as well. Several new accessories are available, including a battery pack.
camera newsOct 16, 2017 at 04:00
Canon has introduced the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, which borrows the 24MP APS-C sensor and Dual Pixel AF system from the company's recent mirrorless and DSLR cameras, adds a 24-72mm equiv., F2.8-5.6 lens and puts them into a lightweight body – but it'll cost you quite a bit.
It's not often that we see a genuinely interesting compact camera, and the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is one such beast. We've pulled out the top features of the camera and tell you why they matter – and put the Mark III up against the competition.
Oct 15, 2017 at 13:00
Apple's HDR effect in the iPhone 8 Plus is on by default and more aggressive than in previous generations. It's also good enough to convince DPR contributor Jeff Carlson to leave it on all the time.
Canon's 28mm F2.8 IS USM may be small in size, but it's big on fun. We wrote about our experience using it as our only lens in Big Sur, California, but in case you missed out on our full gallery, take a look to see what this little lens can do.
sample galleryOct 14, 2017 at 13:00
Bison, drift cars, horseback riders, antelope – from the beach to the race track, the Sony 100-400mm G Master is one versatile piece of kit.
Oct 14, 2017 at 13:00
"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."
camera newsOct 13, 2017 at 17:23
Casio's bionic-looking new action camera, the GZE-1, is built with extreme sports in mind. The little camera is drop-proof, freeze-proof, dust-proof, and waterproof to 50 meters.
Oct 13, 2017 at 16:57
Yashica recently released the digiFilm Y35: a camera that tries to simulate the "experience" of shooting film... and it's just the worst.
Oct 13, 2017 at 16:05
Western Digital has revealed some interesting new technology that, it claims, will allow them to develop 40TB hard drives by the year 2025.
Oct 13, 2017 at 15:09
Photographer Micael Widell wanted to see just how affordable it could possibly be to get into digital photography—so he bought a full DSLR kit with battery grip and 50mm lens on eBay for just $80.
Oct 13, 2017 at 14:46
Confused about DxOMark's scoring system? This straightforward video by Marques Brownlee breaks down how DxO gets its scores, and why you should always look beyond that "overall" number.
It's not exactly a revolutionary device, but the iPhone 8 Plus does promise some evolutionary updates in the camera department. DPR contributor Jeff Carlson has been putting the 8 Plus to the test in some everyday shooting situations – take a look at how it fared.
Oct 13, 2017 at 12:00
This week in Hollywood, DJI introduced its new Zenmuse X7 camera, a Super 35 format cinema camera of its own design that can also capture 24MP still images in APS-C format. Is it time to start thinking of DJI as a camera company?
Oct 12, 2017 at 16:42
Landscape and astrophotographer Asif Islam shot a series of timelapses starting in Los Angeles and getting farther and farther away, showing how the Milky Way emerges as the light pollution fades.
Oct 12, 2017 at 15:46
Ultraviolet photography is something that relatively few photographers explore, but it’s a fascinating realm to explore with less of an investment in equipment than most people think.
Oct 12, 2017 at 13:00
After almost fifteen years of nearly buying one, Barney recently found a working Canon PowerShot G5 in his local thrift shop. It must be Throwback Thursday.
video newsOct 12, 2017 at 01:00
DJI has launched the Zenmuse X7, a Raw video capable Super 35 camera module. The camera/gimbal system which mounts to the company's drones features a new, proprietary lens mount.
Oct 11, 2017 at 20:16
Windowed is a free app that lets you upload photos to Instagram straight from your Mac or PC—no tablet, smartphone, or complicated workaround required.
Oct 11, 2017 at 18:14
The Nikon D850 isn't the first camera to hit triple digits on DxOMark; in fact, the Pentax 645Z was listed at 101 all the way back in 2015. So why was the full review never published? DxOMark explained earlier today.
Oct 11, 2017 at 17:37
Due to 'slower-than-expected development of the VR market,' Nokia has decided to pull the plug on its $25K Ozo VR camera while it restructures the company and sheds as many as 310 jobs.
Oct 11, 2017 at 16:39
"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."
Oct 11, 2017 at 15:47
Zeiss has opened its annual photography competition for entries, and this year the company is offering €12,000 of lenses for the best collection of images. The winning photographer will also get €3,000 to spend on travel for a photography-related project.
mobileOct 11, 2017 at 14:39
Samsung Electronics has launched two new smartphone image sensors with some interesting features and a design that can fit into very thin devices without the need for a camera bump.
We've spent some serious time assessing the autofocus system on the D850; from portraits to bicyclists, we've found out just how precise this camera's focus is, and how well its subject tracking will keep up. Check it out for yourself in our updated First Impressions review.
Oct 11, 2017 at 13:00
Crowdfunded projects have repeatedly promised to convert old 35mm film cameras to digital. "Not going to happen" says our resident pessimist, Richard. A roll of the revived Ektachrome will come sooner than a useable digital conversion.
Oct 10, 2017 at 16:20
The new 'Devil's Speed Booster Q666 0.50x' from Metabones lets you mount Nikon F and G glass to your Pentax Q, and get a working aperture of up to F0.666 if you're using an F1.2 lens wide open!
Oct 10, 2017 at 15:58
If you use Adobe Portfolio, you'll be very happy to hear about the latest update. As of today, you can import both Lightroom collections and new Behance projects directly onto new pages with next-to-no effort.
Oct 10, 2017 at 15:40
Getting model releases signed has never been quite this easy. A new feature from EyeEm lets you collect multiple model releases at once, and you can do through your favorite messaging app.
lens newsOct 10, 2017 at 15:00
Samyang has announced its fourth autofocus prime lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras: meet the long-rumored and much-anticipated Samyang AF 35mm F1.4 FE.
Oct 10, 2017 at 14:35
Yashica's interesting new Y35 retro-camera uses digital "film" cartridges to adjust ISO, color and filter settings.
Oct 9, 2017 at 20:35
This simple app can turn your Android or iOS device into a separate panel that you can use to control Lightroom on your computer without ever touching a mouse or keyboard.
mobileOct 9, 2017 at 20:06
Google has shared a set of high-resolution, unedited sample photos captured with the new 'world's highest rated smartphone camera': The Google Pixel 2. Check them out for yourself here.
mobileOct 9, 2017 at 18:55
Google is telling prospective Pixel 2 buyers that they'll get unlimited full-res photo and video storage in Google Photos... but there's a catch. That service will end in 2020.
Oct 9, 2017 at 16:20
The Profoto A1 may be 'the world's smallest studio light,' but is it worth the $1,000 price tag? Photographers Daniel Inskeep and Rachel Gulotta think it is. In fact, they're calling it a 'gamechanger.'
Oct 9, 2017 at 14:27
Manfrotto's new entry-level Element Carbon tripods are aimed at travel photographers who want Manfrotto quality at a slightly more affordable price point.
Oct 7, 2017 at 14:00
Read the story behind this tragic photo of a lone bear, sitting perfectly still, surrounded by trash at a landfill in Canada. "It took me a very long time to process this photograph after," says photographer Troy Moth, "and I’m still not sure how I feel about it."
sample galleryOct 7, 2017 at 13:00
It’s not Canon’s most affordable full-frame lens, but the 28mm F2.8 is a handy little stabilized prime that DPR staffer Carey Rose came to appreciate on a recent trip to California's gorgeous coast.
Oct 6, 2017 at 19:30
Camera bag maker Billingham just released the Billingham 72: a new shoulder bag for fixed lens compact and small mirrorless ILC shooters.
videoOct 6, 2017 at 19:04
RED's monstrous new Monstro 8K VV is a 35.4MP full-frame monster with "unprecedented dynamic range [of 17+ stops] and breathtaking color accuracy."
Oct 6, 2017 at 17:17
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with heavily hyped cameras. Here's what you need to know about why they stand out, and some thoughts on what Google can still improve.
Oct 6, 2017 at 16:12
Pixelmator just released Version 3.7 Mount Whitney, which adds in a range of new features, performance upgrades and bug fixes including support for the HEIF image format.
camera newsOct 6, 2017 at 14:52
The scores are in, and the news is great for Nikon fans: The Nikon D850 is officially the best camera DxOMark has ever tested, marking the first time a camera has ever received a score of 100.
Oct 6, 2017 at 14:47
SanDisk has unveiled a new line memory cards designed to withstand extreme temperature ranges and provide even better reliability than the manufacturer's standard cards.
Oct 6, 2017 at 14:12
The so-called Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement Act of 2017 (or CASE) would establish a copyright small-claims panel that would make it easier for photographers and other creatives to pursue small infringement cases.
sample galleryOct 6, 2017 at 13:00
We've had more time to shoot with Sony's ultra wide 12-24mm F4 zoom; see how it performed in a variety of shooting scenarios.
Oct 5, 2017 at 19:28
The new Aputure Light Storm 300D is a beast of an LED light, boasting exceptional color quality and 142,000 lux and an output equivalent to a 2,000 watts tungsten.
Oct 5, 2017 at 19:13
Seagate has released three new 12TB drives, including the 7200rpm 12TB BarraCuda Pro: "the fastest, highest-capacity and most reliable hard drive for desktop computing available on the market today"
Oct 5, 2017 at 16:24
The colorspike is an incredibly versatile LED lighting stick that you control from your smartphone, literally putting a massive range of colors and lighting effects at your fingertips.
Oct 5, 2017 at 16:05
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, 2017 at 15:31
One of the most amazing things about photography, is how your camera has the ability to open doors and put you right in the middle of the action. Ken Sklute has experienced this many times in his career—here are just three of those stories.
Oct 4, 2017 at 19:21
After some expected hardware update announcements, Google's "one more thing" turned out to be a tiny, hands-free camera designed to automatically capture everyday moments.
Oct 4, 2017 at 19:14
DxOMark got their hands on the Google Pixel 2 early, and you could say they were impressed. In fact, they awarded it the highest score they've EVER given a smartphone camera.
videoOct 4, 2017 at 18:47
Optical image stabilization is a welcome update in the Google Pixel 2. But what's really impressive is that it can be used in tandem with electronic stabilization in video mode – here's what that looks like.
mobileOct 4, 2017 at 18:32
Google's new flagship smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, boast some impressive new features for photo and video nerds: from OIS, to Dual Pixel autofocus and beyond.
mobileOct 4, 2017 at 16:42
The popular Camera+ app has been updated to make use of some of Apple's latest iOS hardware and software features.
lens newsOct 4, 2017 at 15:43
Sigma will showcase most of its product line-up at the upcoming trade show, but the company also plans to launch a brand new lens as well.
Oct 4, 2017 at 15:24
Join us as we live Tweet from the Google Pixel 2 launch and offer up-to-the-minute takes on the camera technology Google is putting into its newest flagship phones.
Oct 4, 2017 at 14:44
Adobe revealed Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 today, and both programs boast tons of AI-powered features that make finding and editing your best shots and videos more intuitive than ever.
Oct 3, 2017 at 23:32
On1 just announced the new and improved On1 Photo RAW 2018. The updated non-destructive editor offers a ton of new features, including HDR merge, panorama stitching, advanced masking controls and much more.
Oct 3, 2017 at 22:50
Photographers who love toting their gear around in style may want to check out the new Rana Series of leather messenger bags from Cravar.
mobileOct 3, 2017 at 22:34
That didn't last long... The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has officially tied the iPhone 8 Plus as the best smartphone camera DxOMark has ever tested.
camera newsOct 3, 2017 at 22:12
The Insta360 Pro 8K is the first camera to get Google's Street View certification, and one of only 4 that Google will certify as "Auto" ready, meaning you can use it to capture 360° photos while driving and add them to Google Street View.
Oct 3, 2017 at 22:00
If you'd like a 100MP Hasselblad digital back, but don't care to buy the camera body that typically comes with it, you're in luck. Hasselblad just made the 100MP H6D-100c available as a standalone product.
Oct 3, 2017 at 17:00
When Nike sent photographer Ben Von Wong a challenge in the mail, he didn't write back with some half-hearted idea... he decided to hang 'everyday athletes' off a skyscraper instead.
Oct 3, 2017 at 15:21
Can a client really tell the difference between a portrait taken with a $6,000 full-frame setup and a $2,000 crop sensor setup? Can you? Photographer Manny Ortiz put together this shootout to find out.
Oct 3, 2017 at 14:22
"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.
A year after its release the Google Pixel is still one of the best smartphone cameras money can buy, but that doesn't mean it's perfect. With a Pixel 2 announcement imminent, here are a few things we're hoping to see in the next generation Google flagship phone.
Oct 2, 2017 at 17:52
Vistek tested the new-and-improved GoPro Hero6 against its predecessor, the GoPro Hero5. If you're not sure it's worth upgrading, this head-to-head comparison should leave no doubt: it definitely is.
Oct 2, 2017 at 17:08
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.
SponsoredOct 2, 2017 at 17:00
We're always expanding our collection of product overview content, and we've just added videos for the Sony a9 and a brace of new FE lenses.
mobileOct 2, 2017 at 14:35
The team behind the Shiftcam lens attachment has returned to Kickstarter with a new, more comprehensive smartphone lens accessory called the RevolCam.
Oct 2, 2017 at 14:09
Apple has reportedly acquired a computer vision startup that can analyze the 'aesthetics' of your photos, telling you if the colors are 'dull' or your background is 'annoying' among many other things.
Oct 1, 2017 at 14:19
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!
Flagship features for a couple hundred bucks less than your typical flagship device – the OnePlus 5 provides a good value proposition. Despite a few flaws, it's a solid choice for someone who cares about image quality and wants the latest camera features.
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