We've started our Sigma DG DN 14-24mm F2.8 Art sample gallery with photos from Japan taken shortly after its launch. The photos in this initial gallery were captured with the Sony version of the lens on a7R III, and we hope to have the L-mount version in our hands soon.
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July 2019 news and reviews
Jul 20, 2019 at 21:34
After initial reports of disappearing stock, a spokesperson from Parrot has confirmed the company is planning to exit the toy drone market.
The Sigma 45mm F2.8 isn't the fastest of the three full-frame mirrorless lenses recently launched for Sony E-mount and Sigma/Panasonic/Leica L-mount, but it is is a compact, lightweight piece of glass perfect for walking around. And we did just that with it – have a look.
Sony just announced the a7R IV, its new high resolution flagship camera. DPReview TV was on hand for the launch and Jordan is here with a preview. Chris picked this week to go fishing, but we know a great website where he can learn more about the camera when he gets home.
Jul 19, 2019 at 20:28
The National Audubon Society has announced the winners of its 2019 Audubon Photography Awards, showcasing some of the most incredible bird photography from around the world.
Jul 19, 2019 at 18:33
Technically, it's an all-in-one camera system that can deliver prints. But don't expect them to be instant and plan on having a parking lot on hand to put it in.
Jul 19, 2019 at 18:06
First introduced in May, the Senate Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act legislation.
Jul 19, 2019 at 15:39
Alotech says the modular, ergonomic backpack is ‘designed for wildlife photographers by wildlife photographers.’
Jul 18, 2019 at 19:36
A hungry bald eagle became a little too opportunistic when it took the camera for a ride over the sea before safely returning it to shore.
Jul 18, 2019 at 18:30
Instagram says it plans to crack down on more accounts, but notes it'll be handing out warnings first before the account is disabled.
Jul 18, 2019 at 15:31
The special edition ‘Moon Landing’ kit includes the 907X camera and the CFV II 50C digital back, and gives us a clue about the price of the regular production models.
Jul 18, 2019 at 14:44
In April Instagram launched an experiment hiding like counts for some of its users in Canada. Now the trial has been expanded to more regions.
lens newsJul 18, 2019 at 05:00
Fujifilm's XF 16-80mm F4 jumps off the roadmap and into reality in a couple of months, promising 6 stops of stabilization and weather-resistance. With an equivalent focal length of 24-122mm, this 16-80 sounds like a nice kit lens replacement, at least on paper.
lens newsJul 18, 2019 at 05:00
Fujifilm has announced the Fujinon GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR lens for its GFX medium format system. This compact (relatively speaking) lens weighs just 335g (11.8oz) and is fully weather-sealed. One of the lens's nine elements is aspherical, and it also has a nine-blade aperture and linear autofocus motor.
Jul 17, 2019 at 23:03
It's not going to win any image quality contest, but it's a clever idea that doesn't take itself too seriously.
Jul 17, 2019 at 20:13
Earlier this year, Nikkei reported Canon was anticipating a 20 percent profit decrease for its 2019 fiscal year. Now the decrease is expected to be 40 percent year-over-year.
Jul 17, 2019 at 18:06
The new adapters work with Aurora Aperture's full range of drop-in filters.
Jul 17, 2019 at 15:37
Alphabet's Wing introduced OpenSky, the first release in a planned ecosystem of apps, to ensure safe and compliant drone operations.
Jul 17, 2019 at 13:00
The Ronin-SC features a more lightweight, compact form-factor than its Ronin-S predecessor and includes new features from DJI including ‘Force Mobile’ and ActiveTrack 3.0.
videoJul 16, 2019 at 19:44
The micro to full-size HDMI adapter features a 90-degree angle and protective housing to simplify and protect the X-T3's built-in micro HDMI port.
videoJul 16, 2019 at 18:33
Take a quick look at video recording with live Face Detection and Eye AF in action on the new Sony a7R IV.
videoJul 16, 2019 at 18:27
Ilford Photo says this is the first time it's given a behind-the-scenes look inside its HARMAN Technology facility in Mobberley, England.
Jul 16, 2019 at 17:38
LomoChrome Metropolis is the first new color film to hit the market in more than five years.
Jul 16, 2019 at 16:14
Japanese Patent Application 2019-113645 describes a lens hood with four sections that opens when in use and closes shut when the camera is no longer in use.
video newsJul 16, 2019 at 15:15
Alongside the a7R IV, Sony has unveiled a new shotgun microphone that, when used with the new camera, offers built-in audio/digital conversion to provide digital audio recording in camera. A new XLR adapter mic adaptor kit is also on its way.
camera newsJul 16, 2019 at 14:12
Sony has introduced the a7R IV, which the company calls 'another milestone in mirrorless', at an event in New York City. The camera has a full-frame 61MP BSI-CMOS sensor with a claimed 15 stops of dynamic range, a redesigned body, 10 fps burst shooting, and Real-time Eye AF for stills and videos.
Jul 15, 2019 at 22:08
Sony has something up its sleeve and has announced it will be live-streaming its latest announcement on its Alpha Universe website.
Jul 15, 2019 at 21:58
Photographer Matt Robinson captured the only total solar eclipse to occur this year with a hyperlapse video using a DJI Mavic 2 Pro.
Jul 15, 2019 at 20:21
A researcher has discovered that links used to share images on Google Photos might not be as private as people are led to believe.
Jul 15, 2019 at 16:22
The company claims its MRW-W3 hub comes with the 'world's fastest' UHS-II SD (and microSD) card reader.
Jul 15, 2019 at 14:43
Nikon has confirmed that it's ending the repair program it opened up to address sensor dust’ issues that plagued D600 camera units.
videoJul 14, 2019 at 18:55
FIlmConvert's impending update, nicknamed Nitrate, is bringing Cineon Log versions of original film stock emulations, full custom curve control and advanced film grain controls.
Do we really need the latest and greatest cameras? To find out, DPReview TV host Nigel Danson swapped his Nikon Z7 and pro lenses for an entry-level Canon DSLR with a $100 kit lens. How did it measure up to his top-of-the-line gear? Tune in to find out
Jul 13, 2019 at 14:00
Sigma just launched three brand new lenses for Sony E-mount and L-mount. The 35mm F1.2 DG DN and 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN 'Art' are joined by the ultra-compact 45mm F2.8 DG DN 'Contemporary'. We took a closer look.
For their review of the Fujifilm GFX 100, Chris and Jordan woke up at the crack of dawn for dramatic landscapes and teamed up with a portrait pro for a model shoot. Now the verdict is in. Wait... did Chris just say "Ultimate landscape camera?"
Jul 12, 2019 at 18:02
Researchers at Harvard have create a miniaturized polarization camera that can replicate how shrimp view the world.
Jul 12, 2019 at 16:54
The monitor features BenQ's new Color Uniformity Technology and an updated Hotkey Puck for easier setting changes on the fly.
videoJul 12, 2019 at 14:00
Thanks to a recent firmware update, Nikon's Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras now include eye-detect autofocus. How well does it work? Chris and Jordan put it to the test in this episode filmed by Jordan in (gasp!) 60p.
Jul 12, 2019 at 13:43
Skydio released the world's first autonomous drone last year, the R1. Now, they've announced its successor in a vague teaser, slated for an autumn release.
Jul 12, 2019 at 13:00
Sigma announces 'Classic' versions of cine Art primes with minimal optical coatings to provide a range of lenses giving the look of 'classic' lenses.
Jul 11, 2019 at 18:56
The SiOnyx Aurora Sport offers similar—albeit slightly improved—specs compared to its predecessor, but its $399 price point is $300 cheaper than the original Aurora.
Jul 11, 2019 at 18:01
The Sigma fp is the world's smallest full-frame camera. We got a chance to get out hands on it at the launch in Japan. Here's what we found.
Jul 11, 2019 at 17:44
The ‘new’ lenses are the Laowa 15mm F2 ‘Zero-D,’ now available for Canon RF and Nikon Z mount, and the Laowa 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 Zoom, now available for Nikon Z mount.
Jul 11, 2019 at 17:10
The update is the first major update for Skylum's plug-in-style editing program for other post-production programs.
Jul 11, 2019 at 14:41
It's been a month and a half since Flickr's transfer from Yahoo's servers, but users are still facing critical issues across the entire platform, from missing photos to the inability to login, and Flickr support seems to have all but disappeared.
camera newsJul 11, 2019 at 08:24
Sigma has announced a compact full-frame L-mount mirrorless camera. The 'fp' features a 24.6MP BSI-CMOS sensor with a traditional Bayer color filter. We understand that that an L-mount Foveon-based camera is also in development.
Sigma has announced its ultra-fast 35mm F1.2 prime lens for Sony E and Panasonic/Leica L-mount bodies. The lens features aspherical and 'SLD' elements, an 11-blade aperture and a sturdy weather-sealed enclosure.
Sigma has announced the 14-24mm F2.8 Art for L-mount and Sony E-mount, coming in August. It features a rear filter holder and like its Art-series peers, offers splash and dustproof construction.
Sigma's 45mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary is a lightweight standard prime lens for full-frame Sony, Panasonic and Leica mirrorless cameras. Despite weighing just 215 grams (7.5 ounces), the lens is made mostly of metal and is water and dust resistant.
Sigma has announced that its trio of F1.4 DC DN prime lenses for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds will soon be available in Canon EF-M mount. The lenses include the 16mm F1.4, 30mm F1.4 and 56mm F1.4.
Jul 10, 2019 at 18:52
Researchers with the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich have shared a paper showing the development of a novel recurrent neural network that can reconstruct ultra-high-speed videos from data captured by event cameras.
camera newsJul 10, 2019 at 17:21
It might be little more than a re-badged Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 II, but at least it's not a new special-edition camera.
mobileJul 10, 2019 at 15:18
Nokia has updated its flagship phone with a camera boost and faster fingerprint reader among other improvements.
Jul 10, 2019 at 13:33
SIRUI's latest products include a 400mm (equivalent) telephoto lens and an anamorphic lens designed specifically for smartphone camera systems.
Jul 10, 2019 at 13:00
Based on reader feedback, we've updated our selections for best travel zoom and best tele-zoom lenses in our Micro Four Thirds lens buying guide.
Jul 9, 2019 at 21:27
Apple has made a few updates to its entry-level MacBook Pro and its entire MacBook Air lineup, giving them a much-needed refresh, as minor as it may be.
Sony has just announced its FE 35mm F1.8 lens for its full-frame E-mount cameras. Its combination of focal length, aperture and light weight make it the perfect lens to keep permanently mounted on your Alpha-series camera. We took it out for a spin, to see how it performs.
Jul 9, 2019 at 18:47
Last year, Moment introduced the anamorphic lens to smartphones. The company has decided to take it a step further and make it compatible with DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom consumer drones.
Jul 9, 2019 at 16:37
In two recent investigative documentary films broadcast by the BBC, drones are portrayed in a negative light. DJI has filed a formal complaint and issued an open letter challenging these claims.
Jul 9, 2019 at 13:51
This modular, Frankenstein-looking camera can be tweaked and modded with various lenses and film backs to create countless combinations of DIY camera systems.
Jul 9, 2019 at 04:00
Take a detailed look at what what's new, improved and notable on the just-announced Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II.
camera newsJul 9, 2019 at 02:00
Canon's PowerShot G5 X II has lost the SLR-style design of its predecessor, but gains a 20MP Stacked CMOS sensor, 24-120mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens, crop-less 4K video, 30 fps Raw burst shooting and a pop-up electronic viewfinder.
camera newsJul 9, 2019 at 02:00
While it looks a lot like its predecessor, the PowerShot G7 X Mark III is a totally new camera on the inside. It features a 20MP Stacked CMOS sensor, 30 fps Raw burst shooting and 4K/30p video capture, but the big story with the G7 X III is its ability to stream live video over YouTube.
lens newsJul 9, 2019 at 02:00
Canon's new telezoom for its full-frame mirrorless system arrives later this year for $900, or as part or an EOS RP kit for $2200.
lens newsJul 8, 2019 at 22:00
Ricoh has updated the 2006-vintage Pentax 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 fisheye with new 'HD' and 'SP' coatings, and a modernized the exterior to match its most recent DSLRs. Optically, the lens is unchanged from the original.
mobileJul 8, 2019 at 18:41
References to a tele-camera have been found in the code of a leaked version of Google's camera app.
Jul 8, 2019 at 18:04
Canon might've increased its market share, but overall the digital camera market took quite a nosedive in 2018, according to the latest statistics from Nikkei.
Jul 8, 2019 at 17:30
We've re-shot our studio scene using a full production Fujifilm GFX 100, resulting in some of the best image quality we've ever tested.
lens newsJul 8, 2019 at 17:21
Irix is taking the leap to cinema glass with its upcoming 150mm T3.0 1:1 Macro lens.
Jul 8, 2019 at 14:51
Ricoh has released the latest firmware update for its GR III camera, bringing with it a few new features and overall stability improvements.
Designed for professional use, the Insta360 Pro 2 is a 360-degree camera that captures stereoscopic (3D) video at up to 8K resolution, and which has a price tag in the same league as a Canon 1D X II or Nikon D5. What is a camera like this capable of? Read our review to find out.
Jul 8, 2019 at 13:53
In a notice on its website, Tamron Japan says shipments of its 17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD Sony E mount lens could be delayed from its initial July 25 launch date due to higher demand than anticipated.
accessory reviewJul 7, 2019 at 12:00
Wondershare recently introduced FilmoraPro, a non-linear editor designed to take on Adobe’s Premiere Pro, but on a non-subscription basis. Can it take some market share away from the heavy hitters of the video editing world?
Jul 6, 2019 at 17:48
The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its 2019 Dog Photographer of the Year Awards. As you might expect, the gallery is full of adorable little puppers, young and old.
videoJul 6, 2019 at 14:00
The Google Pixel 3 has a lot of neat tricks up its sleeve thanks to features like HDR+ and Night Sight, but is it good enough to replace your regular point and shoot camera? Chris decided to find out by using the Pixel 3 XL as his only camera on a big trip. Was it up to the task?
This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan reviewed the Google Pixel 3 XL camera. Take a look a look at some of the photos they shot and decide for yourself if the Pixel 3 is good enough to be your go-to travel camera.
Jul 5, 2019 at 19:43
A cosplay photo shoot raised concerns on a California beach when a model was seen carrying a rifle around without any indication it wasn't a real gun.
Jul 5, 2019 at 18:37
Details are scarce in the specifications and pricing department, but it doesn't take a spec sheet to notice the YN200 bears a striking resemblance to the Godox AD200/Flashpoint eVOLV 200.
Jul 5, 2019 at 15:31
The new quick release adapter replaces works with Manfrotto tripods, as well as all Arca-type tripods.
Jul 5, 2019 at 14:21
Product lead David Lieb revealed some upcoming features in a Twitter exchange with users.
Tamron's 17-35mm F2.8-4 Di OSD is a wide angle zoom that punches above its price class. It's compact, light-weight and most importantly, sharp, with well-controlled distortion. For all these reasons we decided to update our previously posted sample gallery.
Jul 3, 2019 at 23:38
The Fraunhofer Institute is testing out various drone models to assess the impact of a drone colliding with an aircraft.
videoJul 3, 2019 at 17:48
Have you ever wondered what it's like to shoot a 150 year old camera? Photographer and unusual camera enthusiast Mathieu Stern has done just that and has shared the experience in his latest YouTube video.
mobileJul 3, 2019 at 17:41
The app now comes with motion blur and light trail modes. Shutter speeds can be pre-selected or set to bulb mode.
Jul 3, 2019 at 15:58
See the original September 1969 press release detailing Hasselblad's involvement with the Apollo 11 mission and the cameras used on the surface of the Moon
SponsoredJul 3, 2019 at 15:00
The Fujifilm GFX 100 is a 100MP medium-format mirrorless digital camera with a lot of tricks up its sleeve. Join us as we take the GFX 100 to Florence, to meet editorial photographer Clara Vannucci.
Jul 3, 2019 at 14:00
Keith Partridge is an award-winning cinematographer who shoots in some of the most remote places on Earth, and whose credits include the BBC series 'Human Planet' and the film 'Touching the Void'. He tells us what it's like to film in some of the most unforgiving places on the planet.
Jul 2, 2019 at 18:52
We've tested and re-scored the Sony a9 with a focus on the AF enhancements that firmware 5.0 brings, and it raises the score to 90%. This makes the a9 the highest-scoring camera in its class, out-ranking the Nikon D5 and Canon 1D X II.
Jul 2, 2019 at 18:39
The Insta360 Titan 11K 360-degree cinematic camera is now available for a cool $15,339 USD.
Jul 2, 2019 at 15:03
The Film Carrier MK1 is mechanical system that leverages a digital camera and macro lens to digitize 35mm negatives with relative ease.
Jul 2, 2019 at 13:53
The FAA is expanding Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) to recreational drone pilots on July 23rd.
Canon's RF mount is still in its infancy, but that's not stopping the brand from flexing some muscle and releasing the ultra-fast, ultra-pricey 85mm F1.2L. It's a tad large on the the EOS R, but offers jaw-dropping performance.
Jul 2, 2019 at 03:46
Canon is hoping to bring one of its concept cameras to life with the help of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
videoJul 1, 2019 at 21:06
The kit includes Sony's VCT-SGR1 Shooting Grip, a 64GB SD card and an extra battery.
Jul 1, 2019 at 18:24
Comments during a G20 press conference suggest U.S. firms will be able to sell to the Chinese tech giant once again.
Jul 1, 2019 at 16:56
The Octopus camera is designed to be tweaked and upgraded with relative ease, thanks to a modular and open source design.
Jul 1, 2019 at 14:00
Sony, Nikon and Panasonic all now make 24MP full frame mirrorless cameras, but each has its specific strengths. The best choice for you depends what you're planning to shoot (and which lenses you need).
The Samyang SP / Rokinon XP 35mm F1.2 is a big, fast, all-metal prime lens for Canon's EF mount. The ultra-fast aperture lets you not only blur backgrounds into buttery oblivion, but turns dim lighting into daylight for stills and video. Take a look at how it performs in our sample gallery.
Jul 1, 2019 at 12:52
Apple has announced that its chief design officer, Jony Ive, is leaving the company to start his own design firm.
Jul 1, 2019 at 01:00
Panasonic has announced that it will release a firmware update for its Lumix DC-S1 and S1R cameras on July 9th. The update is claimed to improve in-body IS performance and AF in video and 'live view display during focusing' have also been tweaked.
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