Over the past few days, rumor sites seem to have come to a consensus that Canon will launch a full-frame mirrorless camera in the very near future. Today, Nokishita published a list of lenses that will supposedly launch with the system.
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camera newsAug 31, 2018 at 18:18
The Cyber-shot HX95 and HX99 are a pair of slim, compact high-zoom cameras featuring the BIONZ X image processing engine, front-end LSI, and 4K video recording and will be available in October for European customers.
Aug 31, 2018 at 16:00
Toshiba has launched a new line of UHS-II EXCERIA PRO N502 SD cards for the European market. They come in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities and have read/write speeds of 270MB/s and 260MB/s, respectively.
Aug 31, 2018 at 13:00
Nikon's D3500 isn't just a very compact and inexpensive DSLR. It's also a camera with great image quality, an easy-to-user interface and battery that can last for days. Let's go hands-on to see how much camera you get for just $499.
lens newsAug 31, 2018 at 07:00
Tamron has updated its 15-30mm F2.8 ultra-wide zoom with a 'G2' model. The lens features new elements and coatings, a new autofocus processor and an enhanced Vibration Correction with 4.5 stops of shake reduction. The lens will be available in Canon and Nikon mounts.
Aug 30, 2018 at 19:03
The new Polaroid Mint digital instant camera and Mint mobile printer both use ZINK inkless printing technology.
Aug 30, 2018 at 15:45
Fujifilm has released two new firmware updates for its X-A5 and X-T100 mirrorless cameras. The updates include new filters, a square capture mode and a number of bug fixes.
sample galleryAug 30, 2018 at 14:00
We've updated our Nikon Z7 sample gallery with a handful of Raw conversions, courtesy of a beta version of Adobe Camera Raw.
Aug 30, 2018 at 11:00
Both Nikon and Sony now offer a $2000 mirrorless full-frame camera. Spec-wise, the two have a lot in common, but small differences between them might affect your preference.
camera newsAug 30, 2018 at 04:00
The successor to Nikon's popular entry-level D3400 DSLR has arrived, aptly named the D3500. The only real changes are that it's gotten even smaller, and will sell for just $499 with a lens. Battery capacity has also increased by 30%.
Aug 29, 2018 at 20:47
Combined with AI-powered image identification, all media in OneDrive will be fully searchable by text.
video newsAug 29, 2018 at 19:50
Three videos published by Blackmagic Design highlight the capabilities of its upcoming Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, which is expected to launch next month.
Aug 29, 2018 at 18:40
The company plans to start delivering its newly announced full-frame mirrorless camera to early buyers in September, but Nikon says high demand for the model will result in some customers receiving their products at a later date.
Aug 29, 2018 at 14:59
Adobe says it will no longer support older operating systems in its next major release of Creative Cloud applications, citing the need to develop features and functionality while 'ensuring peak performance that takes advantage of modern hardware.'
Now that Nikon has entered the full-frame mirrorless camera market, the natural question that comes up is how its first model, the Z7, compares to Sony's high resolution king, the a7R III. We take a look at how these two cameras stack up against one another.
On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TWiT Network, DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal talks with host Leo Laporte about Nikon's entry into the high-end mirrorless market. Together we cover everything from our initial impressions to what it means for the industry at large.
camera newsAug 28, 2018 at 11:00
Phase One has introduced its new Infinity Platform and XF IQ4 digital back, which have the core functions of its Capture One software embedded in the cameras' processors. Three models will be available, including 150MP color and monochrome backs, as well as a 100MP color model.
mobileAug 27, 2018 at 17:18
Hydra for iOS offers a range of clever-looking capture modes, applying multi-frame methods merging up to 60 exposures.
Aug 27, 2018 at 15:43
Samyang, also known as Rokinon in select markets, has announced a 85mm F1.8 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. It's set for a September 2018 release date at an MSRP of $399.
sample galleryAug 27, 2018 at 13:00
We've just returned from two launch events for Nikon's new Z system - one in New York, and one in Tokyo. After spending a little more time with two more pre-production cameras, we've updated our previously-published samples gallery.
Aug 26, 2018 at 13:00
The Nikon Z is a brave and important step for Nikon and, while it might not have got everything right first time, it shows enough promise to encourage existing users to commit themselves to the system. However, to deliver the system's full potential, Nikon needs to continue being brave, according to our own Richard Butler.
Aug 25, 2018 at 13:00
DJI's new Mavic 2 series of drones come in two models: The Mavic 2 Pro features a camera with a large 1-inch type sensor, while the Mavic 2 Zoom includes a camera with a 2x optical zoom lens. We had a chance to go hands-on with both new models to see what's different about them, as well as number of features they have in common.
mobileAug 24, 2018 at 20:00
After Huawei with the P20 Pro, OPPO is only the second manufacturer to offer a triple-camera smartphone.
Aug 24, 2018 at 18:36
Nicely timed to coincide with the launch of the Nikon Z series cameras, Delkin has announced its own line of premium XQD cards that come with a 48 hour replacement service. The new cards run with write speeds of up to 400MB/s, in line with units sold by Sony and Nikon.
Aug 24, 2018 at 15:32
Meike has launched a new 25mm T2.2 cine lens for Micro Four Third (MFT) camera systems.
Aug 24, 2018 at 13:00
Most DPReview staff members were lucky enough to get their hands on a Nikon Z7 ahead of launch, so we've had time to form some initial impressions. Here's what we think of the system as it stands now – and where we would like to see Nikon take it in the next couple of years.
Nikon's new Z7 mirrorless camera promises to be useful for video work as well as still photography, and includes features such as 4:2:2 10-bit video over HDMI, usable autofocus in video, and improved video processing. We've put together a quick sample reel recorded at Nikon's launch event in New York.
Aug 23, 2018 at 19:39
DJI has announced two new additions to its Mavic series of portable drones, in the process addressing two of the most frequent requests from its customers. The Mavic 2 Pro brings a larger 1-inch type sensor to the Mavic line, while the Mavic 2 Zoom includes an optical zoom lens.
mobileAug 23, 2018 at 19:00
A Russian website has published a full hands-on review of a Google Pixel 3 pre-production unit.
Aug 23, 2018 at 17:45
The higher resolution Z7 might be getting most of the attention, but Nikon's new Z 6 also has a lot going for it. We're at the launch of the Z system in Tokyo, where we took a closer look at the Z6 and three forthcoming S-line lenses.
lens newsAug 23, 2018 at 08:33
Nikon has laid out its ambitious plans for the next three years of Z-mount lenses. The most eye-catching is a 58mm F0.95 'Noct' lens and, naturally, standard focal lengths such as an 85mm F1.8, 24-70mm F2.8 and 70-200mm F2.8 will be appearing in due course, as well.
camera newsAug 23, 2018 at 08:33
After years of speculation and a month of teasers, Nikon has lifted the curtain on its new Z-series full-frame mirrorless system. The flasgship Z 7 has a 45.7MP camera with built-in 5-axis image stabilization and a hybrid AF system with 493 phase-detect points.
The Nikon Z6 carries over many of the features from the Z7, from its body design and EVF to many of its video specs, but uses a lower resolution sensor with fewer PDAF points. Since it's $600 cheaper, it should be accessible to a larger number of photographers.
lens newsAug 23, 2018 at 08:33
You can't launch a new camera system without lenses, and Nikon has three Nikkor Z-mount lenses available at and slightly after the launch of the Z 7 and Z 6. They include a 24-70 F4 S, 50mm F1.8 S and 35mm F1.8 S.
Nikon's new Z-mount marks a major departure for the company, which (barring the short-lived 1-Series) for almost 60 years has relied on the 1950s-era F-mount for its interchangeable lens cameras. In this article we go hands-on with the first three 'Z' lenses: the 24-70 F4, 35mm F1.8 and 50mm F1.8.
Nikon tells us it put a lot of thought into creating a consistent user experience between its new mirrorless cameras and its F-mount DSLRs. In this short video, we take a look at what the company got right - and where we think it could do better.
Aug 23, 2018 at 08:31
With Nikon's entry into the full-frame mirrorless game, there's an awful lot to take in: a new mount, new lenses, new features and more. Get caught up quick with everything you need to know about the new, high-resolution Nikon Z7 right here.
The new Z-mount may be the big story for Nikon's new Z6 and Z7 cameras, but there's over 100 million F-mount Nikkor lenses floating around the world. Nikon's FTZ Adapter gives those old lenses a new lease on life, and we've had the chance to give it a go and see how it performs.
Join us behind the scenes for this special episode of DPReview TV as we go hands-on with the new Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera. After a couple days of intense shooting, we're ready to share our first impressions of this exciting new product.
Aug 23, 2018 at 08:29
Nikon will offer an FTZ adapter, allowing full compatibility with over 90 AF-S lenses and functionality with many more Nikkor F lenses. The adapter will sell for $250 starting September 27th; when purchased with a Z7 or Z6 before the end of the year, Nikon will offer $100 discount.
lens newsAug 23, 2018 at 08:29
The previously-announced 500mm F5.6E uses a Phase Fresnel design for a lighter and smaller body, and will arrive in September for $3600.
Aug 23, 2018 at 08:29
Nikon will sell an optional Dot Sight accessory to help telephoto photographers better track moving subjects.
Aug 22, 2018 at 21:53
A farm near Rochester, New York is celebrating Kodak's 130th anniversary with a unique tribute: a camera corn maze, complete with a flash and a strip of film.
Aug 22, 2018 at 16:30
Adobe has updated Adobe Lightroom CC to version 1.5, Adobe Lightroom Classic CC to version 7.5 and Adobe Camera Raw to version 10.5. The updates bring along a collection of new features, squash a few bugs, and add support for three new cameras and eight new lenses.
camera newsAug 22, 2018 at 07:00
Panasonic has released the sequel to the venerable LX100 enthusiast compact. The DC-LX100 II features a multi-aspect 17MP Four Thirds sensor (borrowed from the GX9,) a higher resolution touchscreen LCD, a new monochrome mode, Bluetooth and more.
Aug 22, 2018 at 07:00
Panasonic's LX100 II enthusiast compact adds a higher resolution sensor, touchscreen LCD and Bluetooth to an already great camera. Find out the highlights (and a few lowlights) in this tour of the LX100 II.
lens newsAug 21, 2018 at 19:00
Previously available for Canon shooters, Rokinon's ultra-wide 14mm F2.8 with autofocus will be available this fall for Nikon.
camera newsAug 21, 2018 at 13:00
Leica has introduced the M10-P, a higher-priced version of the M10 that is the first M-series camera to sport a touchscreen display. Leica has removed the famous red dot and added a quieter shutter in order to make the camera more 'stealthy'.
Aug 20, 2018 at 14:15
Apparently, Huawei hasn't learned its lesson. Two years after passing off a DSLR image as a smartphone image, it's once again misleading consumers in a new, 30-second advertisement for its Novi 3 and 3i smartphones.
Aug 20, 2018 at 04:17
Nikon has posted teaser number five for its full-frame mirrorless system being announced in just three days. In this one, early users of the camera share their first impressions, and there's also a quick glimpse of an F-mount adapter.
videoAug 19, 2018 at 13:00
It's not just the Seattle team celebrating ten years since the announcement of the first mirrorless system. Chris and Jordan have also been looking back at the camera that started it all: the Panasonic Lumix DMC G1.
Aug 17, 2018 at 17:59
When it was introduced earlier this year, Google's new cloud storage service wasn't available to new customers. Now, anyone in the US can sign up for a Google One plan, starting at $2/month for 100GB of storage.
Aug 17, 2018 at 13:51
DJI has launched a new video teasing its upcoming launch event. The August 23 date is more than a month later than the original July 18 event date given by DJI back in June.
Aug 17, 2018 at 13:00
A veteran wildlife photographer and typically a Nikon shooter, Aaron Baggenstos took the Sony a9 on a recent trip to the Alaskan Wilderness. Find out his impressions of the camera and see some of the incredible images he was able to capture.
Owners of V-mount Hasselblad lenses will now be able to use their modern and historic glass on the front of the Hasselblad X1D. The XV adapter hinted at late last year has now been officially announced and will cost €199 / $249 / £179.
Aug 16, 2018 at 14:00
Scottish whisky producer Macallen has teamed up with photographic cooperative Magnum Photos to create a single malt whisky in collaboration with Steve McCurry, Martin Parr, Paolo Pellegrin, Mark Power, Gueorgui Pinkhassov and Alec Soth.
reviewAug 16, 2018 at 13:00
App-based remote triggers are a fun and effective way to unlock even more creative potential from your camera. Here's a closer look at two popular brands.
Aug 16, 2018 at 12:00
The photography competition seeks "pictures that show the importance of health in society and the impact health issues have on people and communities worldwide."
Aug 16, 2018 at 04:22
Nikon has posted another teaser video for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless system featuring some classic Nikkor lenses. Perhaps the most notable thing about the video is the lens that's shown first...
Aug 15, 2018 at 20:10
Following the CES 2017 announcement of its revival, Kodak Alaris has started shipping test rolls of its new Ektachrome to photographers for beta testing.
videoAug 15, 2018 at 18:15
Take an inside look at the work that goes into testing Nikon cameras from drops, dust, water and debris. There were definitely cameras harmed in the making of this video.
Aug 15, 2018 at 14:00
In a press release issued this morning, Sony announced it has sold more full-frame cameras than any other brand in the US over the past six months, measured both by units sold and by value.
reviewAug 15, 2018 at 13:00
Unlike most 360 cameras, the GoPro Fusion is designed to create both spherical and standard HD videos. If action/adventure is your game and your workflow is geared towards mobile and web, the Fusion may be the camera you’re looking for.
Aug 14, 2018 at 21:53
Yuneec has introduced the Mantis Q, a consumer drone with an integrated 4K camera, electronic image stabilization and voice control.
Aug 14, 2018 at 18:13
The new 3 Legged Thing Patti is a compact tripod that doesn't break the bank.
SponsoredAug 14, 2018 at 15:20
Alex and Kathryn are photographers, friends and Tokyo residents who love exploring Japan's hidden cultural treasures. They each brought a Canon EOS M50 on a recent trip starting in bustling Tokyo and ending in the peaceful riverside town of Gujo Hachiman.
mobileAug 13, 2018 at 18:47
The triple-camera in Samsung's 2019 Galaxy S10 smartphone is expected to use three sensors with varying pixel counts.
Aug 13, 2018 at 16:47
Net SE, the parent company behind the likes of Oprema Jena, Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee and A. Schacht products has filed for bankruptcy and removed itself from the German stock exchange.
Canon's latest 70-200mm F4L comes with a five stops of image stabilization, a new coat of paint and impressive sharpness. We've been shooting with our copy for several weeks now - see how it stacks up in our sample gallery.
videoAug 12, 2018 at 13:00
Special 4K and 6K Photo modes may be one of the most under-appreciated features on recent cameras. In this week's episode, Chris and Jordan take a closer look at these modes and explain why – and when – you'll be glad to have them on your camera.
Aug 11, 2018 at 13:00
Ten years ago this month Panasonic and Olympus announced a new concept called Micro Four Thirds. We're now on the brink of full-frame mirrorless from at least one major player, so perhaps it's a good time to take a look back at where it all started – and how far we've come.
Aug 10, 2018 at 20:01
The City of Redding has published a series of aerial images showing the devastation caused by the ongoing Carr Fire in Shasta County, California.
sample galleryAug 10, 2018 at 13:00
Sigma full-frame Art lenses are finally available in Sony E-mount. Here's how the 85mm F1.4 Art looks on an a7R III and a7 III.
lens newsAug 10, 2018 at 10:00
Sigma is now shipping the FE versions of its 14mm F1.8 DG HSM, 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO, and 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lenses that were announced in February.
mobileAug 9, 2018 at 21:27
We got some quick hands-on time with Samsung's newest, biggest Galaxy smartphone at the company's launch event. Here are the most noteworthy camera features we uncovered.
Aug 9, 2018 at 16:53
Nikon has released yet another teaser video for its full-frame mirrorless camera set to be announced August 23rd.
mobileAug 9, 2018 at 16:47
At a high-profile launch event in New York, Samsung took the wraps off its next Note device. The Galaxy Note 9 borrows the S9+'s 12MP dual-aperture dual-cam, with OIS in both cameras and an emphasis on AI-enhanced shooting modes.
Aug 9, 2018 at 13:00
One of the most keenly-awaited lenses for a while, the new Pentax D FA* 50mm F1.4 is finally here, and we've been using it for a few days. In this article, we're updating our initial impressions on the basis of our recent shooting with the K-1 II.
Aug 8, 2018 at 19:48
AirSelfie2 boasts longer flight times, a higher resolution camera and more built-in memory than its predecessor.
Aug 8, 2018 at 17:34
In 2016, Samsung launched a prohibitively expensive 4TB SSD. This week it revealed that it has started mass producing a less expensive variant.
Aug 8, 2018 at 17:15
At max speed, the Epson FastFoto FF-680W can scan a photo every second at 300dpi.
Aug 7, 2018 at 17:32
Lighting manufacturer Cactus has officially launched its RQ250 bare bulb wireless TTL flash unit on the Kickstarter crowd funding website, and says it will be ready for delivery in October.
mobileAug 6, 2018 at 20:32
Android 9, also known as 'Pie,' will add support for the HEIF image format and will allow third-party app developers to access multiple camera streams simultaneously.
Aug 6, 2018 at 20:03
DJI has partnered with messaging app Line to launch a special-edition version of its Spark drone that's made to look like an adorable little character affectionately referred to as Brown the bear.
Aug 6, 2018 at 13:00
We all know what ISO means, or do we? The truth is that ISO probably doesn’t mean what you think it does, and it might be holding you back from getting the most out of your camera.
lens newsAug 6, 2018 at 07:00
Tamron has introduced the 17-35mm F2.8-4 Di OSD zoom lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon bodies. This compact lens is weather-sealed, features a minimum focus distance of 28cm (11") and uses an 'Optimized Silent Drive' AF motor.
videoAug 5, 2018 at 13:00
This week we take a look at one of the most unusual optics we've seen for quite a while. The Laowa 24mm F14 Macro Probe lens may look like something out of a science fiction movie, but as Chris and Jordan discover, it opens the door to some pretty cool photo opportunities.
Aug 4, 2018 at 13:00
Wildlife and landscape photographer Erez Marom has been to Namibia several times, but nothing could prepare him for the conditions he witnessed on his most recent visit.
mobileAug 3, 2018 at 17:43
Like most printers of this type, the Zoemini uses ZINK printing technology, where the ink is stored in water- and tear-resistant 2” x 3” photo paper.
Aug 3, 2018 at 14:45
GoPro has revealed its Q2 2018 financial results, boasting a massive 40% quarter-over-quarter revenue increase to $283 million and net loss of $32 million, which the company says is a 51% sequential improvement.
mobileAug 2, 2018 at 19:54
Moment has released an update for its Moment Pro camera app that gives Pixel 2 smartphone owners access to the same HDR+ shooting mode available in the Google Camera app.
lens newsAug 2, 2018 at 18:50
Venus Optics has announced a new probe-shaped macro lens that captures 2x life size images down a 40cm / 15.7in barrel. The Laowa 24mm f/14 Macro Probe lens is designed to produce extreme macro on full frame bodies, and to reach subjects that are hard to approach.
mobileAug 2, 2018 at 16:29
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is a powerful tablet computer, offering high-end specs, Samsung DeX support and an optional keyboard cover. Could it unseat the iPad Pro as a productivity device?
Aug 2, 2018 at 16:19
Steadify is an innovative monopod that enables you to keep your camera steady using a wearable hip-based stabilizer rather than a conventional tripod.
Aug 2, 2018 at 04:15
Nikon has published a 30 second teaser video about its upcoming mirrorless system, which will be announced on August 23rd. The video focuses on the new mount and also gives us a first look at the DSLR-style design of the body.
mobileAug 1, 2018 at 18:41
The OKO resembles a VR-headset but is designed for more immersive and stable shooting with you smartphone camera.
Aug 1, 2018 at 16:22
Formally sister companies, Think Tank Photo and MindShift Gear have merged into a single corporation.
reviewAug 1, 2018 at 15:21
The Hasselblad X1D-50c is a mirrorless medium format camera from one of the most famous camera brands of the 20th century. Following a series of feature-enhancing firmware updates we've been able to complete our review.
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