Panasonic's new Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm F1.7 ASPH is designed to cover five fixed focal lengths in a single, fast lens, according to the company. Click through to learn more about this Micro Four Thirds lens, as well as the pair of full-frame L-mount teleconverters announced alongside it.
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videoMay 31, 2019 at 20:30
Hot on the heels of Panasonic's announcements from Cine Gear 2019, Chris and Jordan give us a hands-on preview of the new 10-25mm F1.7 lens, along with details of the new VLog upgrade for the S1 and the announcement of a new video-oriented full-frame mirrorless model, the S1H.
camera newsMay 31, 2019 at 20:30
Panasonic is developing a video-focused model in its S-series line-up, which will be known as the Lumix DC-S1H. The camera, set to ship this fall for $4000, will be able to capture 6K/24p video at a 3:2 aspect ratio and 5.9K/30p at 16:9.
lens newsMay 31, 2019 at 20:30
Panasonic's Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm F1.7 Micro Four Thirds lens, first teased at Photokina 2018, will be available for purchase in July for $1799. The lens, equivalent to 20-50mm on full-frame - offers a focus clutch, stepless aperture ring, minimal focus breathing and full weather-sealing.
video newsMay 31, 2019 at 20:30
Panasonic has announced an upcoming firmware upgrade for its Lumix S1 full-frame mirrorless camera, adding a number of advanced video features similar to those found in the company's video-oriented GH5 series of cameras.
lens newsMay 31, 2019 at 20:30
Panasonic's new 1.4x and 2x teleconverters for its full-frame L-mount lens lineup can be used with both the 70-200mm F4 OIS and the upcoming 70-200mm F2.8 lenses, and will be available in July.
May 31, 2019 at 18:26
The Alter RFS is a hinged lens filter adapter that allows you to quickly and easily put a filter in place on the fly without having to dig through your bag and screw it on the front filter thread.
May 31, 2019 at 17:07
The team behind the LIT wireless xenon flash said that while it could push through production, they would need substantially more money to meet the quality they had hoped to achieve.
mobileMay 31, 2019 at 16:05
Sony's latest high-end phone has become available to buy this week and features the company's first triple-camera setup.
May 30, 2019 at 17:11
Yongnuo has released information on two new products: the YN560TX Pro TTL flash and EF-E II Adapter for Sony E-mount.
May 30, 2019 at 13:28
With a few days to spare, Fujifilm fulfilled its promise to bring its updated Camera Remote app to Android smartphones.
While in Japan for the Fujifilm GFX 100 launch event this week our DPReview TV team had the opportunity to spend a couple days taking photos on the streets of Tokyo. Check out some of their favorite images from this new medium format camera.
May 30, 2019 at 12:03
Ricoh issued a statement to clarify it will continue to use the Pentax name for its cameras and will be launching more Pentax products in the future.
May 29, 2019 at 18:58
Baseball isn't usually considered a contact sport, but this photographer wasn't so lucky when a ceremonial pitcher gave him a bit of a scare when the errant ball hit his camera.
mobileMay 29, 2019 at 18:04
Super Resolution captures a burst of RAW files and takes advantage of the user's hand-shake in order to increase image detail in the merged output file.
mobileMay 29, 2019 at 15:35
Mobile photography company Moment has introduced a range of bags and wallets for smartphone and compact camera photographers who don't need to carry a whole pile of kit.
May 29, 2019 at 14:57
The new Stream Deck XL features 32 keys, a more robust magnetic stand and a detachable USB-A to USB-C cable, while the Stream Deck Mobile app brings the shortcut experience to your iOS device.
May 29, 2019 at 13:49
Firmware version 1.11(an upgrade from firmware version 1.10) fixes a few minor issues and overall smooths out the stability of Ricoh's GR III camera system.
videoMay 29, 2019 at 13:00
Chris and Jordan have been shooting the new Fujifilm GFX 100 in Japan for a couple days and are here with their first impressions review. What do they think if this big, bold camera? Will Jordan embrace medium format for video? Tune in to find out.
May 28, 2019 at 20:20
No, it's not another special edition Leica. It's just a knock-off Leica replica that can play music with a twist of the 'lens.'
May 28, 2019 at 18:30
Framing Instax photos should be much easier in the near future.
lens newsMay 28, 2019 at 17:29
The new lens doesn't have a price yet, but Kipon is planning to ship it in September 2019.
May 28, 2019 at 16:12
A friendly reminder that sometimes even authorized retailers can obtain and resell counterfeit camera equipment, so stay vigilant.
May 28, 2019 at 14:06
Nvidia has launched a new software and hardware initiative that is aimed at mobile content creators with a need for maximum graphics power.
May 27, 2019 at 20:08
Asus' latest high-end laptop is aimed at content creators on the go.
sample galleryMay 27, 2019 at 13:00
Canon's RF 35mm F1.8 IS Macro is a compact, affordable prime lens for the new EOS R system. We're working on a full review, but in the meantime we just added several images to our previously-published sample gallery.
Are some people born with a better sense for composition? Are there rules anybody can learn to improve their artistic sense for framing a photo? Seasoned landscape photographer Nigel Danson ponders an age-old question and its implications for photographers.
May 25, 2019 at 18:24
ColorChecker Camera Calibration software version 2.0 adds DNG profile support and support for X-Rite's new Digital ColorChecker SG target.
lens newsMay 24, 2019 at 21:47
This is Lomography's first lens designed specifically for full-frame mirrorless systems.
May 24, 2019 at 14:27
The FAA has expanded LAANC to increase access for commercial drone pilots in controlled airspace. 100+ airports have been added.
May 24, 2019 at 13:00
We've updated our waterproof camera buying guide with the latest round of rugged compacts, and we've crowned a new winner as the best pick in the category: the Olympus TG-6. That is, unless you happen to find a good deal on the TG-5.
May 24, 2019 at 12:24
According to Sony's latest financial report, it's overtaken Nikon to have the second largest market share in the global digital camera market, based on revenue.
May 23, 2019 at 19:12
Lenny Kravitz and Leica team up to produce perhaps the most eye-catching M camera ever, in the snakeskin Drifter kit. Limited to just 125 units, you'll need to move fast to get one.
May 23, 2019 at 18:57
Researchers with the Samsung AI Center in Moscow and the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology have created a system that transforms still images into talking portraits with as little as a single image.
May 23, 2019 at 18:51
K&R Photographics, a camera store in Crescent Springs, Kentucky, was robbed by armed men, who not only took thousands of dollars worth of camera equipment, but also injured the 70-year-old co-owner of the store.
May 23, 2019 at 15:29
Canon's RF lenses can now have their Control Rings de-clicked to make for silent changes when shooting video.
May 23, 2019 at 14:00
The new Fujifilm GFX 100 boasts some impressive specifications, including 100MP, in-body stabilization and 4K video. But what's it like to shoot with? Senior Editor Barnaby Britton found out on a recent trip to Florence, Italy.
May 23, 2019 at 13:12
Apple has updated its MacBook Pro with 8-core processors for the first time ever, as well as an improved keyboard that should resolve the issues of past butterfly keyboards.
May 23, 2019 at 13:00
Back in early March, we had the opportunity to visit Fujifilm's factory in Sendai, Japan, where assembly line staff were manually assembling the earliest pre-production samples of the GFX 100.
camera newsMay 23, 2019 at 06:00
We've known about the Fujifilm GFX 100 since last fall, but now it's official: this 102MP medium-format monster will be available at the end of June for $10,000. In addition to its incredible resolution, the camera also has in-body IS, a hybrid AF system, 4K video and a removable EVF.
May 22, 2019 at 20:16
What must be the world's most camera-friendly airport has set out locations all around its perimeter fence specifically so photographers can get all the best angles unhindered by wires.
May 22, 2019 at 18:27
According to DJI, any drone model weighing over 250 grams will have AirSense Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) receivers installed to help drone operators know when planes and helicopters are nearby.
video newsMay 22, 2019 at 16:50
Premiere Rush is targeted at Youtubers and vloggers who want to edit video on the go.
May 22, 2019 at 16:41
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) sent out an alert on Monday stating drones manufactured in China are a 'potential risk to an organization's information.'
mobileMay 22, 2019 at 14:39
The new module might be implemented in the upcoming Galaxy Note device generation.
Chris and Jordan are kicking off a new segment in which they make feature suggestions to manufacturers for the benefit of all photographer-kind. To start things off, they take a look at the humble USB-C port and everything it could be doing for us.
camera newsMay 22, 2019 at 06:00
The Olympus TG-5 is one of our favorite waterproof cameras, and the company today introduced the TG-6, a relatively low-key update. New features include the addition of an anti-reflective coating on the sensor, a higher-res LCD, and more underwater and macro modes.
videoMay 21, 2019 at 18:48
A meticulously curated video from YouTuber Guy Jones highlights the evolution of street photography from mid-19th century to present day.
May 21, 2019 at 18:35
A big design is in the pipeline for the popular Godox shoot-through flash trigger, with a new control layout and a collection of new features - including Bluetooth connectivity
May 21, 2019 at 17:07
The iconic statues of Easter Island are at risk of getting destroyed thanks to tourists climbing on them and picking their noses.
mobileMay 21, 2019 at 16:21
The Honor 20 Pro looks like an attractively priced alternative to some more established flagship competitors.
The Leica Q2 is an impressively capable fixed-lens, full-frame camera with a 47MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens. It's styled like a traditional Leica M rangefinder and brings a host of updates to the hugely popular original Leica Q (Typ 116) that was launched in 2015.
May 21, 2019 at 14:00
Peak Design is back at it again, this time crowdfunding the Travel Tripod, the company's 9th Kickstarter to date.
May 20, 2019 at 17:06
The Camera Store has reported that on May 15, 2019 their store was robbed of a Sony lens and camera, and an employee subsequently sprayed with bear spray while attempting to apprehend the suspect.
lens newsMay 20, 2019 at 16:54
Voigtländer's 21mm F1.4 Nokton lens for the Sony E mount has been officially announced.
mobileMay 20, 2019 at 16:05
Google complies with an executive order and resulting blacklists that prohibits US companies to do business with certain foreign entities.
May 20, 2019 at 14:13
Dutch public broadcaster VPRO has published a documentary called '#followme' that takes a behind-the-scenes look at how some Instagram influencers game the system trough shady tactics.
May 20, 2019 at 14:10
Nikon says it will fix affected Z6 and Z7 camera units free of charge (including shipping), even if the camera is out of warranty.
May 20, 2019 at 12:00
We talked to executives from Ricoh about the company's broad portfolio of imaging products, the GR III's warm reception and what they make of the surge in popularity of mirrorless cameras.
May 19, 2019 at 20:39
A new week, a new special edition Leica.
May 19, 2019 at 13:00
Reuben Wu's ethereal landscapes are lit by drone-mounted light sources rather than the sun or the moon. We talked with him about his process, the equipment he uses and what inspires him.
May 18, 2019 at 18:37
Earlier today, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice stating that recreational drone users are limited to where they can operate.
May 17, 2019 at 20:42
While Canon and Nikon have lost double-digit percentages year-over-year for their respective imaging divisions, Sony has managed to come out in the green, albeit not by much.
May 17, 2019 at 16:34
Photo software developer On1 has introduced an update of its raw processing application that it claims is up to 50x faster than the previous version and which includes a host of new features.
May 17, 2019 at 15:26
Don't expect any new features or functionality. These updates are simply to improve the overall stability of eight Sony camera systems.
sample galleryMay 17, 2019 at 13:00
Canon's diminutive Rebel SL3 (also known as the EOS 250D and EOS Kiss X10) is currently the smallest DSLR on the market, but it comes with a proven sensor, an updated processor, and more. We've taken our review copy to New Orleans and back, and put it in front of our studio test scene – see how it stacks up.
May 16, 2019 at 18:22
Instagram has brought live the update to its Explore tab that brings more content and better organization to the forefront of the user interface.
May 16, 2019 at 17:52
No one ever said 1TB of storage in a form factor smaller than your thumbnail would come cheap.
mobileMay 16, 2019 at 16:46
Honor has already revealed some sample photos including EXIF-data from its upcoming 20 Pro flagship phone.
May 16, 2019 at 16:21
The latest in a line of celebrities caught using pictures without permission, singer Ariana Grande is being sued over images she posted on Instagram.
The Edelkrone DollyONE is an app-controlled, motorized flat surface camera dolly. The FlexTILT Head 2 is a lightweight head that extends, tilts and pans. They aren't cheap, but when combined these two products provide easy camera mounting, re-positioning and movement either for video work or time lapse photography.
May 16, 2019 at 06:00
Nikon has released firmware version 2.0 for its full-frame Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras, and its all about autofocus. The update adds Eye AF, improves performance in low light, and allows for full-time auto-exposure subject tracking at 12 fps.
May 15, 2019 at 19:23
Adobe has released an update to Adobe Lightroom CC, Adobe Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw that includes a new tool it calls 'Texture.'
camera newsMay 15, 2019 at 15:10
DJI has strayed away from drones and gimbals to unveil what might be one of its worst-kept secrets, the Osmo Action.
mobileMay 15, 2019 at 14:11
The latest high-end smartphone from OnePlus comes with all-new camera modules for rear and front.
May 15, 2019 at 13:58
Profoto has released the A1X, an upgraded version of its A1 speedlight that features improved battery life, faster recycling times, an updated display and up to 20 channels.
May 15, 2019 at 11:33
Researchers in China have created a camera that can record through the atmospheric pollutants of Shanghai to pick out objects just 60cm (2ft) high at a distance of 45 kilometers (28 miles).
May 14, 2019 at 21:30
Adobe has sent out an email informing Creative Cloud subscribers that using older versions of its Creative Cloud apps could put them in jeopardy of lawsuits from third parties.
May 14, 2019 at 18:25
New York Times Director of Photography Meaghan Looram announced to staff in a note that has been shared on Facebook that the publication's Lens photo blog will enter 'temporary hiatus' starting in late May.
May 14, 2019 at 16:35
Adobe is sending out emails to select Creative Cloud subscribers inviting them to register to test a beta version of its upcoming Photoshop for iPad application.
May 14, 2019 at 14:56
Kono! has launched a new 35mm film stock as well as a unique Sixpack that features half a dozen of its various color-shifting films.
Are you searching for the best image quality in the smallest package? Well, the GR III has a modern 24MP APS-C sensor paired with an incredibly sharp lens and fits into a shirt pocket. But it's not without its caveats, so read our full review to get the low-down on Ricoh's powerful new compact.
videoMay 13, 2019 at 18:30
Filmmaker Casey Cavanaugh has published a new video showing off his homemade 'GX-Pan' anamorphic lens adapter used with the $32k Hasselblad H6D-100C medium-format digital camera.
lens newsMay 13, 2019 at 14:26
Rokinon's new 45mm F1.8 autofocus lens is the latest in its 'Tiny Series' lineup.
videoMay 13, 2019 at 02:00
To celebrate being in business for a century, Olympus has shared three videos detailing the history of the company, including a special video on the creation and evolution of its imaging division.
May 12, 2019 at 13:00
We spoke to Panasonic at the CP+ trade show in Japan. They said they were especially proud of how much they'd been able to make the S1 and S1R feel like real cameras.
May 10, 2019 at 19:07
The new Intuos Pro Small brings the feature of its larger counterparts into a more compact and portable form factor.
May 10, 2019 at 18:40
New functions let users appeal moderating decisions and use automated scans to identify problematic hashtags.
May 10, 2019 at 18:18
Only the two most recent versions of Photoshop and Lightroom are available to download.
May 10, 2019 at 15:52
Fujiifilm Japan has announced that starting in June it will increase the price it charges distribution companies for some of its color films.
May 10, 2019 at 13:00
We've updated a trio of buying guides, adding our final thoughts about the Sony a6400 and Fujifilm X-T30, along with our initial impressions of Canon's EOS Rebel SL3 (EOS 250D).
May 10, 2019 at 12:16
Firmware version 1.10 (for all three cameras) adds the ability to directly connect the DSLRs to smartphones and tablets via a direct Wi-Fi connection.
May 9, 2019 at 22:15
Nikon's latest financial reports show revenue of its Imaging division has dropped almost 18% year-over-year.
lens newsMay 9, 2019 at 22:08
Venus Optics has announced that the Laowa 100mm F2.8 macro lens it first showed at Photokina last year will cost $449 + tax and will begin shipping at the end of this month.
mobileMay 9, 2019 at 17:09
Samsung's latest image sensors use Quad-Bayer technology for improved image quality.
May 9, 2019 at 14:16
Red Bull is back with the fifth iteration of its action and adventure sports photography competition, Red Bull Illume.
Panasonic's Lumix DC-FZ1000 II is a modest update to one of our favorite enthusiast long zoom cameras, with a touchscreen, additional controls and a larger EVF being the main changes. Check out our sample gallery to see how the image quality looks.
May 8, 2019 at 18:18
Bokeh is an independant, privacy-focused platform designed to serve as a place to share photos with friends and family that's currently looking to get funded on Kickstarter.
May 8, 2019 at 17:36
Aputure's new Spotlight Mount is an add-on for its 120D, 120D Mk II and 300D lights that uses lenses and a dedicated iris to help shape light in the studio or on-location.
lens newsMay 8, 2019 at 14:58
As rumored last week, the revamped Nokton Classic 35mm F1.4 II lens for Leica M-mount is now available to pre-order with an expected ship date of June 2019.
lens newsMay 8, 2019 at 14:31
The new medium telephoto lens is the first of six lenses Canon is expected to release in 2019 and the first RF lens to feature Canon's proprietary Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR) Optics.
May 7, 2019 at 20:03
Google's new mid-range phones bring some of the impressive camera tech from the Pixel 3 and 3 XL into more affordable devices.
May 7, 2019 at 18:09
According to the latest FAA Aerospace Forecast, the commercial drone market could triple in size by 2023.
May 7, 2019 at 17:48
After plenty of experimentation to make sure it looked right, Twitter users can now add images and other forms of media to retweets.
mobileMay 7, 2019 at 14:29
Instagram is expanding its measures against fake news and general misinformation on its platform.
May 7, 2019 at 13:26
To help cancel out last year's internet sales tax ruling by the United States Supreme Court, B&H has partnered with Synchrony Bank to create the Payboo Card, a B&H-branded credit card that effectively cancels out the price of sales tax on purchase.
May 6, 2019 at 21:10
Remove.bg can now be used directly inside Adobe Photoshop, negating the need to use the web app.
May 6, 2019 at 18:45
The Nissin MG80 Pro flash has been announced with command/slave modes, a modeling light and is expected to ship in 'late May.'
May 6, 2019 at 15:44
The Polaroid OneStep 2 gets a limited-edition run inspired by the 'Upside Down' realm of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things.
SponsoredMay 6, 2019 at 15:00
Join us as we follow photographer Chad Wadsworth, as he seeks out the best BBQ in Texas, with the Sony a7R III.
videoMay 5, 2019 at 13:00
We're excited to announce that UK landscape photographer Nigel Danson has become a regular contributor to DPReview TV. In this episode, Nigel takes us to the remote and rugged Faroe Islands, using a drone to shoot unique landscape images from the air.
videoMay 4, 2019 at 13:00
This week Chris and Jordan do a side-by-side comparison between three high resolution mirrorless cameras: the Panasonic S1R, Nikon Z7, and Sony a7R III to see how they stack up. Which one is right for you?
May 4, 2019 at 00:16
Senators are urging the FAA to quickly approve rules for remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems.
May 3, 2019 at 20:05
US film camera equipment store and distributor CatLABs has introduced its own brand of black and white negative film that it claims is unique and not available anywhere else.
May 3, 2019 at 12:46
The latest sales data from BCN shows that Sony's a7 III camera is still the king of full-frame mirrorless in Japan, selling more units than the next five cameras combined.
May 2, 2019 at 18:57
Creative Commons has relaunched its online search platform with a cleaner interface and a number of other improvements.
May 2, 2019 at 16:59
Adobe is apparently testing making the default Creative Cloud Photography the $20 per month option rather than the $10 per month option previous offered by default.
mobileMay 2, 2019 at 16:19
Instagram runs a trial in Canada where users won't be able to see the number of likes on photos of accounts they are following for the next several days.
May 2, 2019 at 15:17
The Stash Master 13L can be used on its own or stuffed inside a backpack and customized internally to fit nearly any kit you can imagine.
May 1, 2019 at 22:08
Timelapse+ has introduced a new plug-in for Adobe Lightroom that promises to make editing and constructing timelapse videos significantly easier.
May 1, 2019 at 20:28
Storm chaser Brandon Clement used a drone to capture stunning 4K footage of a tornado near Sulphur Oklahoma.
videoMay 1, 2019 at 17:37
It's not quite the same, but these modified lenses manage to capture a few of the more signature aesthetics of proper anamorphic lenses.
mobileMay 1, 2019 at 16:36
Both the iOS and Android version of Moment's camera app have received a number of new features.
May 1, 2019 at 14:20
OnePlus has teased a trio of images it says were captured with the triple camera system onboard the upcoming OnePlus 7 Pro.
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