We've got our hands on a nearly final Fujifilm GFX 100 to begin using in earnest, and though it's not yet running final firmware, we couldn't help but put it in front of our studio scene to see what it can do – have a look for yourself.
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lens news5 hours ago
Lensbaby is known for its interesting lens designs, but its new system is an add-on kit that can make interesting in-camera effects with what Lensbaby refers to as ‘effect wands.’
It shouldn't come as a surprise, but this marks the first time an official has been made regarding the existence of a flagship mirrorless camera designed to compete with Nikon's flagship D4/D5 DSLR series.
8 hours ago
Datacolor's new SpyderX Capture Pro and SpyderX Studio tool suites are designed to be an all-in-one solution to getting the best color in your images and prints.
accessory review10 hours ago
DJI introduced the Osmo Pocket, a portable, handheld device ideal for vloggers and recreational use, late last year. To slow shutter speed for more cinematic footage, and to reduce glare in photos, these polarizer and neutral density filters can be a great addition.
Dallas Morning News photojournalist Tom Fox was on-scene for a separate assignment when a gunman opened fire at a federal courthouse in Dallas, Texas. Fox captured an incredible image of the gunman
Jun 17, 2019 at 20:09
The backpack, which still has 39 days to go on Kickstarter, uses an internal organizer and features an exterior that's weather resistance and uses WANDRD's InfiniteZip system.
videoJun 17, 2019 at 18:02
The four-and-a-half-minute video explains how Canon's new RF mount affords new possibilities in lens design that ultimately lead to better image quality.
Jun 17, 2019 at 17:22
Automation, a new feature within the Shortcuts app of iOS 13, allows for a clever workaround to open third-party camera apps as the default Camera app on the home screen
mobileJun 17, 2019 at 15:56
Users will soon be able to recover a hacked account via in-app functions, without getting in touch with the Instagram security team.
Jun 17, 2019 at 13:00
Whether you're headed to the beach or the ski slopes, a rugged, waterproof camera lets you focus on your adventure instead of worrying if the camera will survive. Find out which model is the best-in-class in our waterproof camera buying guide.
Jun 16, 2019 at 20:53
The FlexTILT Head 3D is the first product in Edelkrone's new ORTAK lineup, which is specifically designed to piggyback off the growing trend of 3D printing.
Jun 15, 2019 at 20:30
State institutions can't be forced to pay for pictures they take from the internet, according to a Texas appeals court.
videoJun 15, 2019 at 13:00
Chris and Jordan go back to basics in this week's episode, spelling out the meanings of some common photographic terms that newer photographers may not understand.
Jun 14, 2019 at 18:13
Watch out Facetune users—Researchers have created an AI program that will detect manipulations made to portraits and reverse the edits.
Jun 14, 2019 at 17:22
Investor Daniel Loeb wants the business unit to become a completely independent public company with its own stock listed in the Japanese stock exchange.
Jun 14, 2019 at 16:56
National Geographic has unveiled the winning photographs, including the Grand Prize winner of its 2019 Travel Photographer of the Year contest.
Jun 14, 2019 at 15:07
The new method applies correction edits locally to faces while leaving the background and other image elements untouched.
Jun 13, 2019 at 18:47
Following a call from the Hong Kong Journalist Association, photojournalists and journalists showed up to a Hong Kong Police Force press conference to protest the treatment of journalists during city-wide protests of a controversial extradition bill.
Jun 13, 2019 at 18:14
Samsung Portugal used the Galaxy S10+ to capture 943km of Portugal's coastline from out at sea over the course of an eight-day trip.
Jun 13, 2019 at 17:28
Operators have a year to prepare for a new set of common drone rules that will transcend borders. Before, remote pilots had to abide by each country in the European Union's specific set of regulations.
Jun 13, 2019 at 16:49
Standardizing processes across multiple photographers and saving them time in the studio is the aim of this new, customizable version of Capture One.
videoJun 13, 2019 at 14:00
While on assignment in Japan, Chris and Jordan had a couple days to shoot with the Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 telephoto lens, which Chris nicknamed 'The Big White Sharp'. To make things more interesting, Jordan filmed this entire episode using the new Fujifilm GFX 100 medium format camera.
Jun 13, 2019 at 13:54
Firmware version 2.00 adds Animal Eye AF, support for Sony's RMT-P1BT wireless remote commander and addresses various stability issues.
Jun 12, 2019 at 22:27
Apollo Global Management has agreed to acquire Shutterfly for $2.7B and says it plans to merge it with Snapfish, which was also acquired for an undisclosed sum.
Jun 12, 2019 at 22:04
Record audio to go with your instax picture and the viewer can play it back via a QR code on the print. Sounds clever!
mobileJun 12, 2019 at 21:06
In an unusual move, Google has revealed its upcoming Pixel 4 phone well ahead of its expected launch in the fall. A larger camera bump featuring at least two rear-facing cameras is visible in the image tweeted by an official Google account.
lens newsJun 12, 2019 at 18:41
These small, fast primes aren't cheap, but neither are the cameras you're meant to mount them to.
lens newsJun 12, 2019 at 16:27
Shiftcam's Pro line lenses attach to smartphones via dedicated cases or a universal lens mount.
videoJun 12, 2019 at 14:16
Cinema5D has shared part one of a two-part documentary that dives into the process Fujifilm went through to bring its GFX 100MP medium format mirrorless camera to life.
Canon's EOS Rebel SL3 / EOS 250D is the latest in the company's line of diminutive DSLRs. Despite its compact dimensions and fairly modest price, it has a modern sensor and produces great photographs - find out if it's right for you in our full review.
Jun 12, 2019 at 12:00
Bring your passion for photography and help us build the future of DPReview. Read all the details and find out how you can apply to join our team.
Jun 11, 2019 at 18:40
Skylum has announced the latest update to Luminar, bringing with it speed improvements and new features for macOS and Windows users.
Jun 11, 2019 at 17:18
The 7Artisans 60mm F2.8 APS-C macro lens is available for Canon EOS M, Canon EOS RF, Fujifilm X, MFT, Nikon Z and Sony E mounts.
Jun 11, 2019 at 17:00
We sat down recently with Yasuyuki Nagata, head of Sony's global interchangeable lens business, to discuss the company's two new telephoto lenses and Sony's approach to mirrorless product development.
videoJun 11, 2019 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan, along with Senior Editor Barney Britton, traveled to New York for a hands-on look at Sony's newest super-telephoto lenses: the FE 200-600 F5.6-6.3 G OSS and the FE 600mm F4 GM OSS. Find out what they think so far, and vote to tell us who shot the best sample images.
Jun 11, 2019 at 14:00
Two new full-frame telephoto lenses for the alpha system, two very different target users (and price points). Take a closer look at Sony's newest FE glass.
If Sony's new 600mm F4 is a bit too much lens/cash for you, not to worry, the 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 is here for all your telephoto needs. And what it lacks in terms of a fast constant aperture, it makes up for in it in focal length versatility. See our samples.
lens newsJun 11, 2019 at 14:00
Sony has released a pair of super telephoto lenses: the FE 200-600 F5.6-6.3 G OSS zoom and the FE 600mm F4 GM OSS prime. Both will be available in August for $2000 and $13000, respectively.
Jun 10, 2019 at 18:38
Sales data for the fiscal year 2018/19 shows that both unit sales and revenues are in decline for most major manufacturers in the important Japanese market.
Jun 10, 2019 at 17:13
Good news for film users - Fujifilm says demand for Acros was such that it will begin production again this year with a new version of the original emulsion. The bad news, though, is that it will initially only be available in Japan.
Jun 10, 2019 at 16:02
Photographer Brendan Barry turned New York City's 101 Park Avenue skyscraper into a massive camera obscura to capture incredible images of the NYC skyline.
lens newsJun 10, 2019 at 13:43
Sigma says it will update affected lenses with new firmware free of charge to resolve the issue.
Jun 10, 2019 at 13:00
The Fujifilm X100F and Ricoh GR III are two very different cameras, but they're broadly aimed at the same audience. We take a detailed look at how they stack up against each other, and who might be better served by each.
Jun 9, 2019 at 18:17
The Sony World Photography Awards is adding two new categories for its 2020 competition and has revealed its latest grant recipients.
videoJun 9, 2019 at 16:02
DJI recently released a 21-second teaser video titled Learn to Win ahead of their latest release, coming this Tuesday, June 11th.
Sony's flagship mobile device packs some powerful imaging features, including a rear triple-cam, Eye AF and 4K HDR video recording. We've been busy getting ourselves acquainted with the still photo capabilities of a prototype model – take a look.
videoJun 8, 2019 at 13:00
Panasonic’s proprietary DFD (Depth from Defocus) autofocus system has both critics and fans, but Chris and Jordan think the system might have received a bad rap. In this episode they compare DFD to Canon's Dual Pixel autofocus system. Might the results surprise you?
Jun 7, 2019 at 18:22
The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) is reporting that Facebook will reconsider nudity policies following large nude photo shoot near NYC HQ.
Jun 7, 2019 at 18:13
Recent social media posts have stated testing for 120 roll film coating will begin this summer.
Jun 7, 2019 at 15:01
In FRAMES Chapter 2, we get a BTS look at photographer Jamey Price as he covers the Queen's Cup steeplechase horse race in North Carolina.
Jun 7, 2019 at 13:06
Got a hankering to shoot some film? Here are 10 great film camera that are priced right and easy to track down in good working order. From 70's SLR classics to odd-ball 80's compacts, we've found something for everyone.
Jun 7, 2019 at 12:54
Apple may have stepped on the toes of Astropad with its Sidecar announcement, but the founders of Astropad say it's not going anywhere and they have a 3.2 update to prove it.
Jun 6, 2019 at 18:20
Canon has given its MegaTank printer lineup an incremental improvement that includes a slightly new look and faster print times.
Jun 6, 2019 at 16:40
The new version of Profoto's B10 is only a bit bigger and offers 500Ws instead of 250Ws
Jun 6, 2019 at 15:57
Software company Serif has released the latest update to its Affinity Photo editing application.
Jun 6, 2019 at 13:57
DxO goes head-to-head with Adobe as Nik Collection 2 becomes available as plug-ins for PhotoLab 2.3
lens newsJun 6, 2019 at 10:26
Celebrating 40 years of the SP series, Tamron launches what it is calling its finest lens yet.
Jun 6, 2019 at 07:00
We've updated our 'best fixed prime lens camera' buying guide, adding the Leica Q2, Fujifilm XF10 and Ricoh GR III. Despite some solid competition, the Fujifilm X100F remains as our top choices in this category.
Jun 5, 2019 at 21:28
Windows 10 doesn't come with a way to preview Raw photo files, but a new extension from Microsoft solves the problem.
videoJun 5, 2019 at 19:13
The monitors/recorders come in 17in, 24in, 31in and 55in sizes and record 4K/60p ProRes RAW out of the box. But a future add-on will allow them to capture 8K/60p ProRes RAW straight from the sensor of compatible cameras.
Jun 5, 2019 at 18:03
The amendment would allow photographers, directors, and other to pay 'print shoot employees' their wages on that same timeline, meaning photo shoot crew members will receive their checks on the next regularly scheduled payday like everyone else.
Jun 5, 2019 at 15:11
Who said 4K HDR footage needs to come at a cost? Qualcomm's latest mobile platform shows it's possible to capture 4K high dynamic range video with little more than a smartphone.
mobileJun 5, 2019 at 14:27
A portion of the display can temporarily turn transparent in order to let light pass and hit the lens and sensor.
Jun 4, 2019 at 23:37
Starting on Friday, the Trump administration will put a new policy in place that will require 'most' U.S. visa applications to provide information regarding their social media accounts.
lens newsJun 4, 2019 at 17:25
The lens doesn't officially exist yet, but that hasn't stopped one seller from attempting to make a little dough from what appears to be a prototype version of the yet-to-be-announced zoom lens.
Jun 4, 2019 at 16:33
An 8K Canon video camera has been spotted in the wild feeding high resolution footage to the new Pro Display XDR at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.
Jun 4, 2019 at 15:04
The North Face has faced backlashed after it exploited the crowdsourced nature of Wikipedia to replace photos of various locations with its own images to promote its brand.
lens newsJun 3, 2019 at 22:21
Chinese optics manufacturer Vazen announces three anamorphic lenses designed specifically for MFT camera systems.
Jun 3, 2019 at 22:00
Apple's new Mac Pro, which can top out with a 28-core CPU and 1.5TB of RAM, starts at $5,999 and its accompanying 32" 6K Pro Display XDR starts at $4,999.
Jun 3, 2019 at 21:00
WWDC provided plenty of photo fodder. Apple's iOS 13 operating system gets new tools and features, macOS now natively supports using iPads as secondary displays and the iPad now has its own operating system. We've rounded up the best news from the day into a single summary.
Jun 3, 2019 at 16:59
Sony's summer sales event is offering a discount of $1,000 for its flagship a9 mirrorless camera system and thousands of dollars in discounts across its product lineup.
Jun 3, 2019 at 15:51
The New York Times shares the story of Jian Liu, a then-20-year-old student who captured the Tiananmen Square protests and their 'bloody aftermath.' The article shares images from 60 rolls of film the Liu has kept hidden from public view since he captured them in the spring of 1989. Do note that some of the images in the feature are graphic in nature.
sample galleryJun 3, 2019 at 12:00
The Fujifilm GFX 100 we've been shooting with is running firmware that's not quite final, but image quality is unlikely to change significantly in the final version and we're able to share some processed Raw files. One hundred megapixels is really something to behold.
Jun 1, 2019 at 19:37
A 56-year-old man has been charged with violating two separate Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) areas by flying over a pair of NFL football games and dropping anti-media leaflets with his drone.
videoJun 1, 2019 at 13:00
Panasonic has given a rough outline of what its cinema-focused DC-S1H will offer. But you don't have to read too closely between the lines to make some educated guesses about what the camera might offer. Here's what we think...
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