Nine Nikon DSLR models are getting new firmware to fix a few issues users have been encountering, particularly when using AF-P lenses. Updated models include the D4, D4s, Df, D800, D800E, D810, D810A, D7100, and D7200.
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February 2018 news and reviews
Feb 28, 2018 at 21:41
The film digitizing adapter Nikon introduced alongside the D850 DSLR is finally ready for delivery at the end of March. It has been available for pre-order since it was first announced last August, but the release date has been slipping backwards.
Feb 28, 2018 at 21:10
In a side-by-side speedlight test, photographer Martin Cheung found that cheap IKEA LADDA rechargeable batteries delivered noticeably faster recycle speeds compared to Panasonic's expensive Eneloop Pro batteries.
Feb 28, 2018 at 20:14
When DJI and SkyPixel unveiled the winners of the 2017 SkyPixel Aerial Photography Contest earlier this month, they accidentally gave 1st place in the Landscape category to a photo that wasn't taken from the air... or in 2017.
Feb 28, 2018 at 19:39
Flash manufacturer Phottix has announced it will introduce an Odin ll transmitter for Pentax users in April this year. The company says it has had ‘direct cooperation’ from Pentax engineers to make and program the trigger so it works seamlessly.
lens newsFeb 28, 2018 at 16:14
Full-frame Canon and Nikon shooters have a new 50mm F1.4 lens to consider. The Tokina 50mm F1.4 FF features an ultrasonic motor, weather-sealed design, and a focus ring that rotates the same direction as native Canon and Nikon glass.
Feb 28, 2018 at 15:37
This year, the Sony World Photography Awards received nearly 320,000 entries from all across the globe, which have been whittled down to just 200 shortlisted images. Here are 30 'highlights' from both the Professional and Open competitions.
Feb 28, 2018 at 06:00
Olympus has announced updates for its OM-D E-M1 Mark II, OM-D E-M5 Mark II and Pen-F cameras in the lead up to CP+ 2018. On the list of updates are improvements to the E-M1 II's Pro Capture Mode, and the addition of in-camera Focus Stacking in the E-M5 II.
Feb 27, 2018 at 23:48
Seven months after announcing that it would release 24- and 32-inch versions of the Cintiq Pro pen display, Wacom is following through on one of those promises—you'll be able to pick up the Cintiq Pro 24 in May, and the Cintiq Pro 32 "later this year."
Feb 27, 2018 at 23:04
Made to work with the Cintiq Pro 24- and 32-inch models, the Cintiq Pro Engine module seamlessly plugs into the back of the pen display tablet and turns it into a powerful PC workstation with an Intel processor, NVIDIA graphics card, SSD, and up to 32GB RAM.
Feb 27, 2018 at 21:23
The 400GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card is officially the world’s fastest UHS-I flash memory card, offering read speeds up to 160MB/s and write speeds up to 90MB/s—over 50% faster than current UHS-I Extreme microSD cards.
Feb 27, 2018 at 20:52
Cactus has announced that it will release a ‘palm-sized’ bare-bulb flash head this summer that will feature wireless control and three times the power of a typical GN60m hotshoe unit.
mobileFeb 27, 2018 at 20:32
Asus' new flagship Android smartphone packs all-around premium components and some great camera specs in a very sleek looking body.
lens newsFeb 27, 2018 at 07:01
The Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro offers true 1:1 reproduction and emphasizes optical performance over autofocus speed.
lens newsFeb 27, 2018 at 06:18
Sigma has announced plans to bring seven of its full-frame Art lenses to native E-mount, plus versions of the 70mm F2.8 and 105mm also announced today.
videoFeb 27, 2018 at 04:50
Just moments after its launch at WPPI in Las Vegas, we had the chance to try out some of the Sony a7 III's features. Take a look at the a7 III's performance in Eye AF and Lock-on AF modes compared to the a9.
camera newsFeb 27, 2018 at 01:06
Sony has announced the a7 III, a $2000 image-stabilized 24MP full frame mirrorless camera with many of the a7R III and a9's improvements. These include a BSI sensor, AF joystick, EyeAF and the longest battery life of any mirrorless camera.
camera newsFeb 26, 2018 at 20:32
Canon Europe has launched the EOS 4000D, a still more cut-down version of the EOS 2000D/T7. The entry-level model will launch for around £330/€380 body only, which is the lowest launch price of any DSLR we can remember.
Feb 26, 2018 at 20:06
Visual China Group (VCG)—the world's third largest image licensing company and the so-called 'Getty Images of China'—has acquired photo sharing community and licensing marketplace 500px.
video newsFeb 26, 2018 at 19:18
eMotimo has introduced a motion control kit that motorizes the popular Dana Dolly using an eMotimo spectrum ST4 for a massive range of control. Together, the kit starts around $4,250, compared to the $15K to $20K of current industry-standard set-ups.
lens newsFeb 26, 2018 at 17:00
Panasonic has formally announced the Leica DG Vario 50-200mm, the latest lens in its line of F2.8-4 zooms. It's the third lens in the series, and the final model Panasonic promised at CES 2017 when it announced the 12-60mm.
lens newsFeb 26, 2018 at 16:07
Venus Optics just debuted two interesting new lenses. For mirrorless APS-C shooters, the company released the wide-angle Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D; for full-frame shooters, the company released the 25mm F2.8 2.5-5x Ultra Macro lens.
mobileFeb 26, 2018 at 13:42
The Japanese company says its new system will allow for low light shooting with ultra-high sensitivities - ISO 51200 in stills mode and ISO 12800 for video.
mobileFeb 26, 2018 at 12:22
Sony's new flagship smartphones come with an updated design and a couple of interesting improvements in the camera.
camera newsFeb 26, 2018 at 04:00
Canon is taking the wraps off the EOS M50, a beginner-friendly mirrorless camera that's the first in the company's M-series to offer 4K video capture. It uses a 24MP APS-C sensor with Dual Pixel autofocus, a new Digic 8 processor and unlike its M100 sibling, provides a built-in viewfinder.
Feb 26, 2018 at 04:00
By determining its distance to a subject and distance to the ceiling, the Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI automatically pivots to create an optimal angle for bounce flash – helping flash beginners create more flattering portraits with ease.
Feb 26, 2018 at 04:00
It's not often that a new flashgun will get us really excited, but the Canon 470EX-AI isn't your ordinary flashgun. Here's why we think it's worth a look, particularly for photographers who haven't yet taken the plunge into artificial lighting.
camera newsFeb 26, 2018 at 04:00
Canon's beginner-friendly DSLR just got an update, and now includes a higher resolution 24MP sensor, but the rest remains broadly familiar. It arrives in April with a 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 II kit lens for $550.
mobileFeb 25, 2018 at 21:41
The Nokia 8 Sirocco swaps the original 8's secondary monochrome sensor for a tele-lens with 2x zoom.
mobileFeb 25, 2018 at 18:49
Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones come with a range of innovative camera features and functions.
Feb 24, 2018 at 14:00
The Fujifilm X-H1 takes its place above the previous range-topping X-T2. What does the new camera bring to the table, and what kind of photographer is it designed for?
Feb 23, 2018 at 19:18
Tiffen has joined the monopod market with the new Steadicam Air. The Steadicam Air is a three-section carbon fibre model that uses a gas spring and foot pedal close to the base to quickly and easily adjust the monopod's height.
Feb 23, 2018 at 19:02
Kodak Alaris is resurrecting yet another film photography product. Kodak's T-Max P3200 high-speed B&W film—which the company says can be push processed to ISO 25,000—is officially coming back in March!
Feb 23, 2018 at 18:40
ProGrade Digital is new brand of memory cards aimed at professional photographers and demanding amateurs. Here's what sets ProGrade apart, and why the company believes it can compete with the big guys.
lens newsFeb 23, 2018 at 14:17
Sigma announced pricing and availability for its much-anticipated 14-24mm F2.8 Art lens today, revealing that the ultra-wide zoom will begin shipping mid-March for $1,300 USD.
Feb 23, 2018 at 14:00
A recent breakthrough means the future could include sensors that perfectly describe the light in the scene, offer new computational possibilities and give film-like latitude in the highlights. And yet we may never see them in cameras, says father of the CMOS sensor, Professor Eric Fossum.
lens newsFeb 22, 2018 at 20:19
The Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF is a followup to the MF version released in 2016, which adds (you guessed it) autofocus capabilities. Optically, the two lenses are identical.
Feb 22, 2018 at 19:53
The VMC-MM2 release cable allows owners of Sony's ultra-compact RX0 to sync the sort-of action camera with a Sony alpha (or Cyber-shot) camera and capture photos and video simultaneously.
Feb 22, 2018 at 19:51
Sony just released a new wireless flagship flash for E-mount with guide number 60. The HVL-F60RM offers "high-power flash output, reliable continuous performance and advanced control features with integrated radio control options."
lens newsFeb 22, 2018 at 16:01
The Opera 50mm F1.4 FF is a full-frame lens for Nikon and Canon mounts, while the FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF for Sony E-Mount replaces the FíRIN 20mm F2 FE MF announced in September of 2016.
Feb 22, 2018 at 13:00
We've added the Panasonic GX9 to this buying guide to to place its specifications and features in context, alongside its competition. When our full review is complete the camera will be considered for an award.
lens newsFeb 22, 2018 at 07:00
Tamron has announced a full-frame 70-210mm F4 tele-zoom, boasting moisture-resistance, a minimum focus distance of 0.95m/37.4in and up to 5 stops of stabilization – all for $800.
lens newsFeb 22, 2018 at 07:00
Details are thin at this point, but the 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD will offer "superb optical performance" and a moisture-resistant construction.
camera newsFeb 21, 2018 at 22:00
Ricoh has announced an updated version of its K-1 full-frame DSLR. The Pentax K-1 Mark II gains an additional 'accelerator' processor that enables improved image processing as well as a handheld version of its Pixel Shift Resolution mode.
camera newsFeb 21, 2018 at 22:00
For a limited time this summer, current K-1 owners will be able to send their cameras in for a circuit board replacement, essentially upgrading to a Mark II. They'll even get a Mark II logo swapped in on the front of the camera.
Feb 21, 2018 at 21:45
Panasonic has continued to develop its organic/CMOS image sensor tech, and the latest breakthrough is big: an image sensor that can shoot 8K at 60p, boasts incredible dynamic range, and has global shutter capability.
camera newsFeb 21, 2018 at 16:57
The new 5x4-inch field camera was designed by UK photographer and custom camera maker Steve Lloyd, and it promises to be lightweight, easy-to-use, unique, affordable and upgradable... as well as a bit funky.
Feb 21, 2018 at 16:25
AP photographer A.M. Ahad captured this video that shows how tourist 'travel photographers' will stage scenes in an attempt to capture award-winning images.
Feb 21, 2018 at 15:55
Camera accessory manufacturer Really Right Stuff is relocating. The company is moving its headquarters from California to Utah, citing rising costs and promising 'expansion on every level' as a result of this move.
Feb 21, 2018 at 14:00
Fujifilm's new X-H1 sits above the X-T2 in the company's X-series APS-C lineup. At the X-H1's launch in LA last week, we sat down with the camera's product manager, Jun Watanabe, for a detailed look at the new camera.
Feb 20, 2018 at 20:01
The so-called 'Prosthetic Photographer' uses AI to continuously scan the environment for 'ideal' scenes. When it sees one, it uses electrodes to zap the photographer, forcing them to press the button and take the shot. It's an... interesting idea.
Feb 20, 2018 at 19:30
A helicopter pilot and his student claim a civilian drone was the cause of their crash landing last week. If their story is confirmed by an ongoing investigators, this incident would mark the first time that a drone has caused an aircraft crash in the US.
Feb 20, 2018 at 18:54
Lensrentals' Roger Cicala just tore down the Sony a7R III to see just how much Sony did (and didn't) improve the camera's weather sealing over its predecessor. The results are a "good news, bad news" deal.
Feb 20, 2018 at 18:00
Popular Science takes a look at the glass and tech that Canon packs into its 59-pound, $200,000+ broadcast lenses that are currently being used at the Olympics.
Feb 20, 2018 at 16:04
Samsung just set a new solid state storage milestone with its new 30TB SSD, the Serial Attached SCSI PM1643. This monster was built for enterprise use, but we can't wait to see this tech trickle down to consumers.
lens newsFeb 20, 2018 at 14:35
The third Excellence in Performance (XP) lens from Samyang, the XP 50mm F1.2 for Canon full-frame cameras is meant to resolve over 50MP for photography and easily capture 8K resolution for video.
mobileFeb 20, 2018 at 14:00
On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TWiT Network, DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal talks with host Leo Laporte and co-host Megan Morrone about some of the newest tech trends in smartphone cameras.
Feb 19, 2018 at 19:38
A blockchain crypto-art rose based on a digital photograph by Kevin Abosch was just sold for the equivalent of $1,000,000 USD in cryptocurrency to 10 equal investors. If that last sentence made absolutely no sense to you, read on.
lens newsFeb 19, 2018 at 19:18
Tamron is teasing another lens announcement, but this time leaked images reveal what it is. On February 22nd, expect Tamron to unveil the 70-210mm F4 Di VC USD.
Feb 19, 2018 at 19:00
Swiss Olympic skier Lara Gut wiped out on a run last week, and slid straight into a group of photographers shooting the action from the sidelines. Getty photographer Sean Haffey kept on shooting as Gut slid towards (and eventually hit) him.
Feb 19, 2018 at 14:00
There was a time when Fujifilm mirrorless camera users may have felt the need to go to another system to shoot video. Thanks to a new camera and a couple of lenses, they suddenly have some sweet options.
Feb 18, 2018 at 14:00
The Rotolight Neo 2 is an LED light panel with the capability to fire its LEDs fast enough and bright enough to act as a strobe. Is it enough to make stills photographers re-think their old-fashioned speed lights? Read on and find out.
Feb 17, 2018 at 15:00
Photographer Florian Nick spent six weeks in the Canadian wilderness capturing this Vimeo Staff Pick timelapse. Find out why and how he did it in this detailed behind the scenes guest post.
Feb 16, 2018 at 17:01
Sony has made something of a break-through in sensor development with a new backside-illuminated CMOS sensor that is capable of global shutter, a huge improvement over current CMOS global shutter technology.
Feb 16, 2018 at 16:15
As a result of its licensing deal with Getty, Google Images will no longer link directly to an image file from the search results. Instead, users will have to actually visit the site that hosts it.
Feb 16, 2018 at 15:48
Microsoft has released a new "Ultimate Performance" mode for Windows 10 Pro for Workstations—a mode that throws all power management out the window (so to speak) in favor of the best possible performance it can pull from your hardware.
Feb 16, 2018 at 15:27
If it's upheld, the new New York federal court ruling—which will very likely be appealed—would mean millions of people and publications are violating copyright every single day.
mobileFeb 16, 2018 at 14:35
Similar to Apple's AirDrop functionality, Microsoft's new Photos Companion app lets you send photos and videos from an Android or iOS smartphone to a PC via a WiFi network.
mobileFeb 16, 2018 at 01:50
Samsung just released a few short advertisement videos for the Samsung Galaxy S9 on its Korean Youtube channel, two of which hint at the upcoming smartphone's new and improved camera features.
Feb 16, 2018 at 01:40
After years of planning and dreaming, wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter finally accomplished one of his crazier goals: shooting wet plate collodion photography... handheld.
Feb 15, 2018 at 19:45
Thomas Escher, Panono's new CEO, wants to steer the company strategy towards customized software development for the real-estate and construction sectors.
Feb 15, 2018 at 15:03
"Jurist Thomas Borberg said in a WPP-produced video that 'You have to be able to feel a World Press Photo in your stomach. If not, it’s not a World Press Photo.' Given this position, it’s not surprising that violent images are the ones that provoke stomach churning reactions."
mobileFeb 15, 2018 at 13:54
Croatian brand Noa will launch its N7 smartphone at MWC. The phone will feature a 16MP dual-camera setup, and a high-resolution mode that captures 80MP images.
Feb 15, 2018 at 13:44
Michigan portrait and wedding photographer Brady Kenniston explains how he captured photos of an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime event: the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch on February 6th.
lens newsFeb 15, 2018 at 11:00
Lensbaby has announced the Burnside 35, which it calls an adaptation of the Petzval lens design with the added benefit of an effect slider to adjust the strength of vignetting and bokeh.
camera newsFeb 15, 2018 at 05:00
Fujifilm has unveiled the X-H1, a flagship 24MP APS-C camera that builds on the X-T2's feature set by adding 5-axis image stabilization, a touchscreen and more advanced video capabilities.
lens newsFeb 15, 2018 at 05:00
With the release of its Fujinon MKX 18-55mm T2.9 and MKX 50-135mm T2.9 cinema lenses, Fujifilm finally gives X-mount shooters access to some great lenses that have already been available to E-mount shooters for months.
Fujifilm's newest X-series camera takes video very seriously, but also offers a strong stills feature set largely borrowed from the X-T2. We've had some time with a full-production X-H1 that luckily coincided with a little bit of rare February sunshine.
mobileFeb 14, 2018 at 21:03
The Korean manufacturer will introduce a suite of AI technologies for its smartphones, including a Vision AI that puts the focus on camera usability and performance. The 2018 version of the flagship LG V30 will be the first device to feature the new tech.
mobileFeb 14, 2018 at 19:15
Directors from six US intelligence agencies—including the CIA, FBI, and NSA—have told the Senate Intelligence Committee that it does not recommend Americans purchase Huawei devices, citing multiple security concerns.
Feb 14, 2018 at 18:56
Skydio claims the autonomous R1 drone is "the most advanced autonomous device—of any kind—available today." It uses the NVIDIA Jetson AI to continuously track you, even through complex environments like dense woods.
Feb 14, 2018 at 16:59
The World Press Photo Foundation has revealed the six finalists for World Press Photo of the Year 2018 today, in preparation for the final awards ceremony in Amsterdam on April 12th.
lens newsFeb 14, 2018 at 14:37
The Loxia 25mm F2.4 joins four other manual-focus Loxia lenses designed specifically for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras—a "small, robust and versatile" lens that will keep your kit light and inconspicuous when you're on the go.
videoFeb 14, 2018 at 14:00
With video-centric cameras like the Panasonic GH5S in the office, it seemed high time to learn how to shoot with a gimbal. After a struggle up the learning curve, DPR staffer has found some sort of equilibrium.
Nominally at least, the new Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 is the successor to the GX8. But while it has a lot in common with the earlier model, the new camera comes with some serious updates, and a couple of caveats. Here's what you need to know.
Feb 13, 2018 at 20:48
Fujifilm's Imaging Solutions division recorded a revenue of $2.77 billion and operating income of $465 million in the first three quarters of 2017. That's a 15.6% increase in year-on-year revenue and a whopping 76.1% jump in operating income over the same period last year.
Feb 13, 2018 at 20:30
Photographer David Nadlinger won the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's (EPSRC) science photography contest with an incredible image that actually lets you see a single atom of strontium with the naked eye!
Feb 13, 2018 at 20:10
That update for Lightroom Classic CC that we tested out last month has officially arrived, bringing with it some major performance updates... FINALLY!
camera newsFeb 13, 2018 at 13:00
The Panasonic GX9 puts the AA-filter-less 20MP sensor of the G9 in a rangefinder-esque body with a tilting EVF, 4K video and a shutter mechanism that claims to reduce shock.
camera newsFeb 13, 2018 at 13:00
Panasonic's updated 1"-sensor travel zoom features a 24-360mm equiv. lens, 4K video, 2.3 million-dot EVF and a 3" touchscreen. It ships next month for around $800.
Feb 12, 2018 at 23:35
The much-anticipated Sony 400mm F2.8 GM OSS lens announced back in October has allegedly been spotted in the wild, being tested by the pros at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
camera newsFeb 12, 2018 at 23:18
A new 'Snow' version of the Leica Q full-frame compact camera has been announced, with a design 'inspired' by Olympic snowboarder and photographer Iouri Podladtchikov. The special edition will be limited to only 300 units worldwide, and will cost $5,400.
Feb 12, 2018 at 22:55
The US Navy has officially eliminated its two remaining combat camera units "as an overall cost savings measure." The services these so-called COMCAM units provided will be taken over by the Navy Public Affairs Support Element command.
videoFeb 12, 2018 at 22:44
Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said over the weekend that the company is working with RED Digital Cinema to build top-quality video cameras at a third of the current prices.
Feb 12, 2018 at 21:02
The deal was struck in response to a 2016 lawsuit by Getty, which accused Google of "promoting piracy" by linking high-resolution images in its Image Search. This development should help cut down on what Getty calls "accidental pirates."
Feb 12, 2018 at 19:19
DPRSplit can help you pull about +1EV of usable dynamic range from Canon's 5D Mark IV Dual Pixel Raw files—as long as you don't mind a bit of parallax error, that is.
Feb 12, 2018 at 17:02
The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 ASPH costs an eye-popping $12,800, and photographer Matt Granger recently had the chance to try this unreleased beast of a lens out for himself on a quick portrait shoot. Click through to check out the results for yourself.
reviewFeb 12, 2018 at 14:00
The Pixel 2 pushes the envelope in terms of what can be accomplished with computational photography. Find out why it earns our highest ever score for a smartphone camera in our full review.
Feb 10, 2018 at 17:00
Take a peek inside Fujifilm's camera and lens factory in Sendai, Japan, where Fuji manufactures the Fujinon MK cinema lenses, the X-T2 ILC, and the medium format GFX-50S and its lenses.
Feb 10, 2018 at 15:00
Photographer Sean King passed away during a tour group excursion on February 1st, when heavy rains over the lava flow resulted in noxious steam that made it difficult to see and breathe.
video newsFeb 9, 2018 at 20:39
Video camera maker Blackmagic Design has announced the "world’s most affordable and flexible professional" camera aimed at broadcast and studio film makers. The URSA Broadcast shoots Ultra HD resolution, uses an interchangeable lens mount and costs just $3,495.
Feb 9, 2018 at 18:47
Each necklace features a small silver charm modeled after one of five different iconic cameras: Hasselblad, Rolleiflex, Olympus OM, Nikon F, and Leica M.
Feb 9, 2018 at 17:57
Instagram has confirmed that it is testing a feature for sharing publicly available content posted by other users. Not wild about the idea of someone else sharing your Instagram posts? You can turn it off.
Feb 9, 2018 at 14:00
Have you toyed with the idea of shooting Log video on your DJI drone using DJI's D-Log picture profile? If so, here's a quick tutorial covering the basics.
lens newsFeb 9, 2018 at 05:00
Sigma has announced a new full-frame 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens for Canon, Nikon and the company's own SA-mount. This ultra-wide zoom features a 9-blade aperture, 26cm (10") minimum focus distance and a weight of around 1.2 kg (2.5 lb). Pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.
Feb 8, 2018 at 21:53
The complete course is broken down into 25 chapters and includes 8+ hours of photography and retouching tutorials—covering everything from the most basic/classic shots, up to some more creative photography that'll really help you stand out.
Feb 8, 2018 at 20:47
DJI's temporary no-fly zones will cover four cities for the duration of the Games: Pyeongchang, Gangneung, Bongpyeong, and Jeongseon. And if you somehow get around the software, South Korean authorities with security drones are waiting...
mobileFeb 8, 2018 at 20:35
Google Photos can automatically create videos from your images for special occasions, such as Mother's Day, or by selecting a specific type of photo in your collection.
lens newsFeb 8, 2018 at 16:51
Sigma has sprung a major leak ahead of CP+. It seems the lens and camera maker is planning to add a 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art series ultra-wide zoom lens to its lineup very soon.
"For those of us jaded with street photography–having seen it devolve from a unique style to often no more than a lexical cover for a lack of preparation–Levitt’s work provides a glimpse back to a time when strolling with a camera around one’s neck was considered highly unusual."
videoFeb 8, 2018 at 15:22
A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you an eye-watering $14,000... but if you're set on an Apple all-in-one, is it really $8,000 better than a fully-loaded 5K iMac? Parker Walbeck of Full Time Filmmaker ran some tests to find out what kind of performance you get for that money.
lens newsFeb 7, 2018 at 17:44
Chinese accessory and optical manufacturer Meike has posted a picture on its website of three new lenses it plans to launch in the coming months. Two stills lenses are promised, a 50mm and a 25mm, as well as a 25mm designed for video shooters.
mobileFeb 7, 2018 at 17:28
Samsung has revealed a new configurable dual-camera module designed for use in entry-level and mid-range smartphones. Expect even budget models to have a dual-camera setup (and fake bokeh Portrait mode) moving forward.
Feb 7, 2018 at 16:44
Kodak is reportedly warning potential KODAKCoin investors that scammers are listing the cryptocurrency for sale online, despite its lack of official availability.
mobileFeb 7, 2018 at 16:18
DxOMark looks back on 5 years of testing smartphone cameras, showing how the focus on image processing advances have helped these little cameras improve "at a much faster pace than in the 'traditional' camera sector."
Feb 7, 2018 at 14:48
A drone pilot has enraged the general public and drone enthusiasts alike after posting a video that shows him flying directly above a commercial airliner that was taking off from Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport.
camera newsFeb 7, 2018 at 06:24
Olympus has announced the PEN E-PL9, which offers an improved design over its predecessor (including a built-in flash,) along with 4K video capture, Bluetooth and a long-overdue Sweep Panorama feature.
videoFeb 6, 2018 at 22:32
Our friends at ShareGrid recently put the affordable filmmaking favorite Sony a7SII up against a monster: the $50,000+ ARRI Alexa Mini. Can you tell the difference in their side-by-side test footage?
Feb 6, 2018 at 21:28
The Atech Blackjet UX-1 Cinema Dock might just be the ultimate card reader. This reader uses a 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 connection to transfer data from SSD, XQDm CFast, CF, SD and MicroSD cards at a blistering speed from its seven media slots.
mobileFeb 6, 2018 at 21:18
You won't be able to purchase Huawei's current flagship through a US carrier, but the unlocked version of the Mate 10 Pro and its Leica co-engineered dual camera system is finally available to US customers.
Feb 6, 2018 at 18:41
In 2016, over 150 professional photojournalists penned an open letter to camera manufacturers begging them to add encryption technology. In 2018, that request doesn't look any closer to reality than it did two years ago.
Feb 6, 2018 at 18:19
Photographer Mitch Green penned this op-ed to remind landscape photographers that their art is about a lot more than the pixels they capture. In the pursuit of timeless photography, don't miss the moment for the photo.
mobileFeb 6, 2018 at 15:30
Google's Visual Core image co-processor in the Google Pixel 2 has finally been activated, bringing the ability to use the phone's impressive HDR+ mode in third-party photo apps like Instagram.
Feb 6, 2018 at 15:01
At the age of 16, Carsten Schertzer was sleeping in public parks and on friends' couches, pursuing his dream of being a skateboarding photographer. Now, he's an award-winning wedding shooter.
Feb 5, 2018 at 22:43
For the first time, Yosemite is requiring vehicle permits for anybody who wants to drive in and see the famed 'firefall' optical illusion that draws hundreds of photographers to Horsetail Falls every February.
mobileFeb 5, 2018 at 22:21
According to recent reports and a leaked photo from Chinese social media site Weibo, Huawei's upcoming P20 smartphone will feature a triple-camera with hybrid-zoom tech and a 40MP pixel count.
Feb 5, 2018 at 17:09
If you're holding out for a true sequel to DJI's popular folding Mavic Pro drone—and the Mavic Air just doesn't do it for you—you might not be waiting long. The rumor mill thinks the Mavic Pro II will arrive in March sporting a 1-inch sensor!
Feb 5, 2018 at 16:52
In this video, photographer Zack Arias takes on Unsplash—the royalty free photo sharing site—diving into some of the little-talked-about problems with this 'business model' and the photo industry's 'race to the bottom.'
Feb 4, 2018 at 14:00
Robert Rose is a pro photographer and philanthropist, but maybe most importantly, he's DPR staffer Carey Rose's dad. For many years he carried a bag full of gear on his yearly trips to Nepal, but these days the iPhone 8 is all he brings. Find out what makes it 'good enough.'
Feb 3, 2018 at 14:00
We've added the Fujifilm X-A5 mirrorless camera to our 'Best Cameras under $500' buying guide. It's too new to be eligible for an award, but that may change when we get our hands on one.
video newsFeb 2, 2018 at 20:47
Cinema camera manufacturer Arri has launched a completely new, 'large format' 4K system comprising a camera with a new lens mount and 16 new lenses to go with it. The Alexa LF camera uses a roughly 'full frame' sensor and can record up to 4.5K at frame rates of 150 fps.
videoFeb 2, 2018 at 18:42
An incident involving a photographer struck by a car during the outdoor racing event Sno*Drift Rally has spurred discussion and criticism over shooting practices in risky situations.
mobileFeb 2, 2018 at 17:02
The new UFS 3.0 flash memory standard for mobile devices brings theoretical transfer speeds of up to 2.9 GB/s, while lowering power consumption at the same time.
Feb 2, 2018 at 16:48
National Geographic aerial photographer George Steinmetz recently took to the TED stage, where he explained how shooting from a motorized paraglider has given him a unique vantage point on the landscapes, wildlife, and even the cultures below.
Feb 2, 2018 at 16:38
A new Nikon patent in Japan may reveal the company's plans for its "phase fresnel" PF lenses. In addition to the 300mm F4E PF ED VR lens currently in production, we may eventually see 400mm, 500mm, and 600mm F5.6 lenses
Feb 2, 2018 at 15:43
The Grand Prize went to Arctic and wildlife photographer Florian Ledoux for his top-down photograph of a polar bear, captured with a Phantom 4 Pro drone.
camera newsFeb 1, 2018 at 20:47
If you thought you had a pretty good high-speed photography set-up, the Phantom v2640 from Vision Research might make you think again. Using a 4MP sensor and a shortest ‘shutter speed’ of 142 nanoseconds, it can reach speeds of up to 6,600fps at full resolution.
Feb 1, 2018 at 20:13
In this tutorial, Phlearn's Aaron Nace covers "the absolute need-to-know fundamentals" of the Pen Tool in Photoshop, so that you can follow along and start mastering this important photo editing tool right away.
Feb 1, 2018 at 17:40
The acquisition should benefit both companies. Lifetouch will get access to Shutterfly's products and cloud-based management system, while Shutterfly will try to entice some of Lifetouch's 10 million or so users to purchase photo products though Shutterfly.
Feb 1, 2018 at 17:18
Photojournalist Jack Kurtz captured a once, maybe twice-in-a-lifetime wedding portrait while on assignment in the Philippines covering the Mayon volcano erupting. This is the story behind that photograph.
Feb 1, 2018 at 16:38
Photographer Oliver KMIA put together this tongue-in-cheek compilation that shows just how cliché the typical Instagram travel photo is—whether it's the passport shot, or one of those photos of a pretty girl leading the photographer by the hand.
Feb 1, 2018 at 15:39
GoPro has 'enhanced' its GoPro Plus subscription service to allow for two broken camera replacements per year (for an 'exchange fee') and automatic mobile cloud backup for your photos and videos.
Feb 1, 2018 at 14:00
Inside the newly-opened biospheres near DPR's office, Carey Rose found the perfect opportunity to try out the Ricoh Theta V and take a second try at wrapping his head around 360 photography.
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