Lens maker Tamron has confirmed that new firmware issued at the end of last year to make certain lenses compatible with Nikon’s Z7 camera will also work for owners of the Z6.
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January 2019 news and reviews
Jan 17, 2019 at 16:27
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has captured a photo of Earth that's being compared to the iconic 'Pale Blue Dot' captured by the Voyager 1 space probe in 1990.
Jan 17, 2019 at 15:54
GoPro has updated its Fusion ecosystem with new firmware for the Fusion camera and updates to the Fusion Studio software as well as the Adobe Premiere and After Effects plug-ins.
The Tamron 17-35mm F2.8-4 is a compact and light-weight lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs. We took it on grand tour of Seattle's top tourist spots and found it makes a pleasant, albeit wide, walking around lens.
camera newsJan 17, 2019 at 06:00
Olympus has published the third teaser video for its upcoming sports-oriented mirrorless camera, due for release next week.
lens newsJan 17, 2019 at 05:00
Fujifilm has announced its new GF 100-200mm F5.6 R LM OIS WR tele-zoom lens. The lens, equivalent to 79-158mm when mounted on a GFX camera, has image stabilization (with a claimed 5 stops of shake reduction), a linear AF motor and weather-sealing.
mobileJan 16, 2019 at 21:59
Amongst all of the camera news yesterday, Sony also announced its new Imaging Edge mobile app, which replaces PlayMemories Mobile. Three desktop applications have also been updated, adding support for time-lapse movie creation.
Jan 16, 2019 at 19:37
Adobe has taken the new year as an opportunity to introduce an updated Behance with improved user profiles and more prominent project pages.
mobileJan 16, 2019 at 18:21
OPPO's 5x zoom prototype never made it into a production unit but now the company is about to release an even longer optical zoom for smartphones.
Our intrepid team is in San Diego, for the launch of the new Sony a6400. In this short overview video, Carey, Chris and Jordan talk through the main specifications of the new camera, and what they might mean for photographers and videographers.
Jan 16, 2019 at 15:30
After further testing, Sigma has updated its lens compatibility notice to highlight what lenses work with Canon's EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera.
Jan 16, 2019 at 14:20
OWC has released the Helios FX 650 eGPU, a modular chassis that works with macOS and Windows computer over Thunderbolt 3.
Jan 16, 2019 at 00:35
Adorama has announced the availability of a new studio flash head from its own Flashpoint range.
Jan 15, 2019 at 22:30
Instagram has quietly added the iOS-exclusive ability to post images or videos to multiple Instagram accounts at once on the same device.
Jan 15, 2019 at 19:39
Sony has announced major firmware updates for the a7R III, a7 III and a9. All three cameras gain improved Eye-AF, the ability to recognize and focus on animals' eyes, and timelapse capability. The a9 gets more sophisticated subject tracking.
camera newsJan 15, 2019 at 18:51
Sony has announced the a6400, an updated 24.2MP mirrorless camera with a flip-up rear touchscreen and the processor and autofocus system 'borrowed from the a9'.
Jan 15, 2019 at 16:23
The latest CamFi model lets you tether your camera wirelessly to your computer and transfer images directly into 3rd-party apps such as Capture One, Lightroom or EOS utility.
Jan 15, 2019 at 14:38
United States Transportation Secretary Eleain Chao introduced a proposed rule change that could make it easier for commercial operators to use drones at night and above crowds of people.
videoJan 15, 2019 at 00:59
SmugMug Films has released its latest film from its award-winning series. 'Framing the Journey' follows photographer Karen Hutton around the landscapes and cityscapes of Slovenia.
Jan 14, 2019 at 20:35
Timelapse+ has announced its VIEW intervalometer now offers support for select Fujifilm and Panasonic camera systems.
Jan 14, 2019 at 16:37
The Miami Beach Police Department is using a camera blimp to get around a drone surveillance ban that went into effect in 2015.
DPReview TV: The Yashica Y35 looks like a camera that would be fun to shoot.. until you try shooting with it
videoJan 14, 2019 at 14:00
What do you get when you combine an iconic camera brand from the past with a crowdfunding campaign for a 'rangefinder' camera? The Yashica Y35, that's what. Watch Chris and Jordan try to make lemonade out of a lemon.
sample galleryJan 13, 2019 at 15:00
Photographer Jimmy McIntyre has been working with Nikon, shooting a pre-production sample of the new Z 14-30mm lens. We're reserving final judgement until we see a reviewable lens, but it looks pretty impressive.
videoJan 13, 2019 at 14:00
Photographer Nigel Danson recently had a chance to use the new Fujifilm GFX 50R for one of his landscape shoots. In this video, he shares his thoughts on the benefits and challenges of using a medium format camera like the GFX 50R for his work.
videoJan 12, 2019 at 14:00
2019 is DPReview's 20th anniversary year, so we decided to take a walk down memory lane and shoot with a couple cameras that helped usher in the digital era for pro photographers: The Canon EOS 1D and the Nikon D1H.
videoJan 12, 2019 at 13:35
The International Leica Society has shared a video of a camera sensor being cleaned at the Leica service centre in the Wetzlar factory in Germany.
Jan 11, 2019 at 22:33
The Natural History Museum has shared a gallery of 25 photos for its 2018 LUMIX People's Choice Award shortlist.
Jan 11, 2019 at 18:53
The Indemnis Nexus is the first parachute system designed for DJI drones that qualifies as compliant with the ASTM F3322-18 standard.
Jan 11, 2019 at 17:01
Western Digital's latest portable storage solution offers large capacities and fast performance in a rugged case.
lens newsJan 11, 2019 at 16:46
Sigma's 28mm F1.4 semi-wide-angle 'Art' lens it first showed off at Photokina last year is now listed for pre-order.
Jan 11, 2019 at 14:00
The Sony 24mm F1.4 GM is an impressively compact, high quality lens. So, when DPReview contributing writer Jose Francisco Salgado had a chance to shoot a sample gallery with it in beautiful Sedona, Arizona, he jumped at the opportunity.
mobileJan 10, 2019 at 21:41
Moza has launched a compact 3-axis smartphone gimbal that has a few tricks up its (extending) sleeve.
videoJan 10, 2019 at 21:24
In an exclusive interview with Imaging Resource, Canon executive Yoshiyuki Mizoguchi said video 'will play a huge role' in the EOS R lineup and says 'an 8K video capable camera is already in our EOS R-series roadmap.'
Jan 10, 2019 at 20:27
Canon has proudly announced that it ranked third in the world for the number of patents awarded to it by the US Patents Office during 2018.
Jan 10, 2019 at 18:23
Vello has announced its new LW-500 Extendá Plus wireless controller, which brings remote control to select Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras.
Jan 10, 2019 at 17:59
Atomos and Nikon are teaming up to make the Z6 and Z7 the first mirrorless cameras to offer 4K Raw recording over HDMI to an external monitor — the Ninja V.
Jan 10, 2019 at 16:49
Lomography has released its latest film revival, Potsdam 100 monochrome.
mobileJan 10, 2019 at 15:10
We've seen Sony's IMX586 1/2-inch 48MP sensor appear in several higher-end devices in recent months but the Redmi Note 7 is now the first budget device to offer the chip that comes with a Quad-Bayer filter array for optimized 12MP output.
Jan 10, 2019 at 14:00
Sony and Nikon's flagship mirrorless cameras both offer impressive in-body image stabilization. According to our testing, you'll see a 2-stop advantage at the wide end and nearly a 5-stop advantage at the telephoto end on both cameras.
camera newsJan 10, 2019 at 06:00
Last week Olympus published a 20 second video teasing a sports-oriented camera that it plans on launching on January 24th. The company posted a second video which, unfortunately, reveals very little.
Jan 9, 2019 at 22:15
A new line of Kodak-branded instant printers and cameras has been announced at CES 2019.
camera newsJan 9, 2019 at 18:34
Sharp has shown off an 8K-capable Micro Four Thirds camera prototype that's expected to cost under $5,000.
Jan 9, 2019 at 18:18
X-Rite has released a public beta for its ColorChecker Camera Calibration software that now includes Capture One support.
Jan 9, 2019 at 14:59
The Nemeio keyboard allows users to create custom keyboard layouts for different apps and can automatically switch between them.
Jan 8, 2019 at 19:51
Nikon has released an updated lens map that shuffles around a few lenses and clarifies what lenses will make an appearance in 2020.
Jan 8, 2019 at 19:33
A new trailer for an upcoming biopic about controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe gives the world a first-look at the feature film which will see a wider release in March 2019.
Jan 8, 2019 at 16:28
With a price tag of $15,000 the Insta360 Titan is squarely aimed at professionals in the VR field.
mobileJan 8, 2019 at 16:11
Mobile photography lens company Black Eye has announced its latest universal Pro mobile lenses in North America.
Jan 8, 2019 at 15:50
Wacom has announced the successor to its Cintiq 16 graphics tablet, the Cintiq 16HD. Along with a new name, the tablet gets improved resolution, more precise pressure sensitivity and more.
Jan 8, 2019 at 15:32
Leave your phones and tablets behind. DJI now offers a controller with a built-in 5.5 inch Full HD display.
camera newsJan 8, 2019 at 02:22
Nikon has announced a trio of new features for its Z-series mirrorless cameras are currently under development. They include Eye AF, Raw video output to an Atomos Ninja V and support for CFexpress cards. More details will be announced at a later date.
lens newsJan 8, 2019 at 02:00
Nikon has announced a compact, ultra-wide 14-30mm F4 zoom lens for its Z-series full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens weighs just 485g (17oz) and supports screw-on filters: a rarity for lenses in this class.
video newsJan 8, 2019 at 02:00
Nikon's new Z6 Filmmaker's Kit includes most of the gear a budding videographer needs, including a 3-axis MOZA Air gimbal, Atomos Ninja V external recorder and Rode external microphone. You also get a 24-70mm F4 S lens, FTZ adapter, extra battery and, of course, the camera itself. Savings are around $650 compared to buying it all separately.
Jan 7, 2019 at 22:08
Developers who want to create applications for Canon cameras will be able to do so with new and expanded SDK and API kits that include a new Camera Control API (CCAPI) and an online platform with access to robust development tools.
Jan 7, 2019 at 20:09
According to an updated report from the Wall Street Journal, the FAA will be real-world testing up to eight prototype projects to see what remote identification technologies works best.
camera newsJan 7, 2019 at 19:41
Panasonic has announced that its pair of full-frame mirrorless cameras - the Lumix S1 and S1 R - will ship in late March. Two previously undisclosed features include a high dynamic range HLG Photo mode, as well as a multi-shot high-res sensor-shift feature that combines eight exposures into a single, highly detailed image.
Jan 7, 2019 at 18:59
Canon has dropped three new camcorders on the market at CES 2019, including the 4K-capable VIXIA HF G50.
mobileJan 7, 2019 at 16:41
Renders of a 2019 iPhone model show three lenses in a square setup on the rear of the device, similar to the camera design on the Huawei Mate 20 Pro.
lens newsJan 7, 2019 at 16:27
Venus Optics has announced the 9mm F2.8 DL Zero-D, the widest lens available for DJI X7 cameras and Inspire 2 drones.
Jan 6, 2019 at 21:49
Fractal Filters add a unique look to photos by using faceted glass filters to refract and reflect the light in unique ways.
Nikon's latest telephoto prime gives you a lot of reach in a compact package thanks to phase fresnel optics. We've taken the AF-S 500mm F5.6E PF to capture eagles north of Seattle in Skagit County, to a club Ultimate Frisbee match in our own backyard, and plenty of places in-between. See how it performs in our sample gallery.
videoJan 5, 2019 at 14:00
This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan test Sigma's latest macro lens, the 70mm F2.8 DG Macro Art. Find out why they like it in this uniquely Canadian presentation.
videoJan 4, 2019 at 22:56
A new video from WIRED dives into how the world of photography is changing as society and technology continues to evolve.
Jan 4, 2019 at 18:25
RED has posted a teaser image of its Lithum 3D camera, which will be controlled via the company's Hydrogen One smartphone, on its Facebook account.
Jan 4, 2019 at 16:29
ProGrade Digital's new dual-slot SD card reader uses the USB 3.1, Gen 2 interface for a maximum transfer rate of 10Gb/s (1.25GB/s).
Jan 3, 2019 at 22:16
As promised during the Canon 400mm F2.8 teardown, Lensrentals has taken apart Sony's 400mm F2.8 G super-telephoto lens to see what lurks beneath its magnesium alloy shell.
Jan 3, 2019 at 16:56
For the first time ever, a spacecraft has successfully landed on the far side of the moon and sent back a photograph of the dark, dusty surface.
Jan 3, 2019 at 16:45
Netflix users in the US can now view season three of the photography-centered documentary series and reality show.
Jan 3, 2019 at 14:00
Last year we sat down with Yosuke Yamane, President of Panasonic's Imaging Network Business Division to discuss his hopes for the future, why Panasonic decided to go full-frame and the challenges facing his industry.
camera newsJan 3, 2019 at 06:00
Olympus has posted a teaser video of a high-end mirrorless camera that will be announced on January 24th.
Jan 2, 2019 at 20:58
A study that recently appeared in the journal Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly highlights how photographs taken by non-professionals can leave viewers less engaged.
Jan 2, 2019 at 20:35
Looking to make a career move in 2019? Join our Seattle-based team of photography nerds. We're seeking three Software Development Engineers at a range of experience levels.
Jan 2, 2019 at 20:16
On the back of the re-introduction of Kodak Ektachrome films a US photographic company has announced that it will begin sales of its own slide developing kits under the Edwal brand.
mobileJan 2, 2019 at 15:33
Nokia's upcoming high-end phone is likely to be the first device to feature a penta-camera setup. Now some details of the specification have been leaked in a promo video.
Canon's announcement of the EF-M 32mm F1.4 got buried in all the hubbub surrounding the EOS R launch, but it's a lens we were excited to get our hands on. Take a look at our gallery using the first native 50mm equivalent prime lens for the EOS M system.
reviewJan 1, 2019 at 14:00
The Peak Design Travel Backpack 45L is the centerpiece of the brand's new Travel Line - it's pricey but awesome. Other components of the line are pricey and less-awesome.
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