In a story shared on 35mmc, photographer Steve Boykin tells how he stumbled upon a Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R lens he had lost four months prior during a trek in the wilderness and discovered it still works fine.
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October 2019 news and reviews
Sandmarc's new filter series combines the characteristics of polarizing and neutral density (ND) filters into one single filter.
Our testing of the Canon G7 X III continues, which means we've brought along on plenty of day trips and adventures to get a feel for its performance in a number of situations. Take a look at some of the resulting images.
Oct 15, 2019 at 18:48
Shimoda Designs has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its new 'ultra-aggressive' lineup of camera bags that includes three backpacks, two rollers and a handful of new and improved accessories.
lens newsOct 15, 2019 at 17:58
Meike has added yet another mount option to its 85mm F2.8 manual macro lens, which was previously available for Canon RF, Canon EF, Sony E/FE and Nikon F mounts.
Oct 15, 2019 at 17:14
Camrote version 1.2.0 adds new zoom and time-lapse capabilities to select Sony camera systems.
Oct 15, 2019 at 15:01
Google has officially unveiled the Pixel 4, with the addition of a telephoto camera headlining the camera updates. Other improvements include real-time HDR preview in live view, added brightness and exposure controls, and an updated portrait mode with better depth mapping.
Oct 15, 2019 at 14:16
With Luminar 4, Skylum Software aims to provide sophisticated editing tools in an easy to use package.
mobileOct 14, 2019 at 19:45
Google's Night Sight has justifiably been considered the low light king, but with the iPhone 11 Apple is challenging for this title with its own Night Mode. Take a look at how they compare side-by-side.
Oct 14, 2019 at 19:15
Be vigilant on what's being reflected in eyes (or glasses) before posting photographs of yourself or others online. High resolution photographs aren't always beneficial.
Oct 14, 2019 at 17:53
The Flujo Signature Pro has passed its funding goal on Kickstarter and the first units are expected to ship in November 2019.
Oct 14, 2019 at 15:33
Based on the images Ilford Photo shared alongside the tweet, the film stock will come in four different formats and be released on October 24.
videoOct 14, 2019 at 14:08
Host Ben Krasnow of YouTube channel Applied Science shows how film cameras used a micro LCD projector and a small incandescent light to project the time and date onto photographs.
Oct 14, 2019 at 13:00
Sony Semiconductor's 24MP sensor has been at the heart of many excellent APS-C cameras over the past few years, but the impressive results we saw from the 90D's new 32MP sensor suggest that Canon has finally answered with a formidable chip of its own.
Oct 13, 2019 at 22:02
Firmware version 1.30 adds a number of new customizability settings and addresses a number of issues present in past firmware versions.
mobileOct 12, 2019 at 17:32
A new type of ultra-thin lens uses a large number of microstructures to focus light onto a sensor.
mobileOct 12, 2019 at 13:00
We would expect the iPhone 11's Portrait Mode to outperform the Pixel 3, and it does. But Google has its work cut out in more than one way if its next-gen flagship is to stay competitive.
Oct 11, 2019 at 19:17
Researchers from Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart have developed a pixel design with the potential for massively increased dynamic range thanks to the ability to 'count' the number of times an individual pixel resets when it becomes saturated with light.
Oct 11, 2019 at 18:04
The redesign brings a new interface and a number of other fixes to the desktop app used to manage Adobe's Creative Cloud apps and services.
Oct 11, 2019 at 17:45
Founder of Imaging Resource Dave Etchells has confirmed that the site he created more than 20 years ago is set to close at the end of the year.
Oct 11, 2019 at 15:08
The small change could be a sign of things to come in later iOS 13 updates for the default Camera app
Oct 11, 2019 at 14:11
Pixelmator Pro version 1.5 Avalon comes with a number of upgrades, including support for macOS Catalina, the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, as well as machine-learning powered noise reduction and improved performance.
Oct 11, 2019 at 14:00
Nikon's Z mount just evolved to include an APS-C product line. So what does this tell us about the company's APS-C strategy?
Oct 10, 2019 at 19:46
Following a successful Indiegogo campaign earlier this year, Canon has now announced the impending public availability of its compact IVY REC camera.
lens newsOct 10, 2019 at 18:06
In news that won't surprise anyone with a basic understanding of physics, a new promo video shared by Canon Korea confirms canon's forthcoming RF 70-200mm F2.8 lens will feature an extending zoom barrel.
Oct 10, 2019 at 17:16
The 'new' film is a re-worked formula of Lomography's Berlin Kino B&W film that's said to add ''an upgrade in [photographers'] freedom of creative choice, no matter if they shoot with 35mm or 120 format.'
camera newsOct 10, 2019 at 17:00
Sigma has announced the pricing and availability of its compact full-frame mirrorless camera, the fp. It will cost $1,899 for the body-only and $2,199 as a kit with the Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens.
Oct 10, 2019 at 16:00
Nikon says it made the Z50 for Instagram users, but technical editor Richard Butler finds little evidence of this, which leaves him wondering who's going to buy it.
mobileOct 10, 2019 at 15:47
Tech analyst firm TechInsights has broken down the components inside Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max and estimated the camera components to cost $73.50.
sample galleryOct 10, 2019 at 12:00
Need more Z50 sample photos? This gallery was captured using a pre-production Nikon Z50 while filming this week's episode of DPReview TV.
Oct 10, 2019 at 07:00
The Nikon Z50 is here. Nikon's latest Z-series camera features an APS-C sensor and is being launched alongside two DX-format kit zooms. Take a closer look at the Z50 in this hands-on article.
first impressionsOct 10, 2019 at 04:00
We've been digging around under the hood of the Nikon Z50. We look at what Nikon's first APS-C mirrorless camera does and doesn't offer.
The Z50 is Nikon's first Z-mount mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor, and it launches alongside a pair of DX zoom lenses. Chris and Jordan had a chance to use a pre-production model and share their experience in this hands-on preview.
Nikon's 58mm F0.95 'Noct' lens could be the most impressive optic yet for Nikon's Z-series mirrorless cameras. Find out what Chris and Jordan think of this flagship prime lens for Z-mount, and why it may become their new unit of measure.
The Nikon Z 58mm 0.95 'Noct' is Nikon's fastest ever lens, described by the company as a flagship prime designed to take full advantage of the new Z mount with no compromises. We've had our hands on one - click through to learn more.
camera newsOct 10, 2019 at 04:00
Nikon has announced the Z50, its first Z-mount mirrorless body to use an APS-C sensor. While it lacks in-body stabilization like the Z6 and Z7, it does have a 21MP sensor, on-sensor PDAF, 11 fps bursts, and a weather-sealed body. Also announced are 16-50mm and 50-250mm kit lenses.
lens newsOct 10, 2019 at 04:00
After over a year of teasers, Nikon has finally announced full details of the Z-mount 58mm F0.95 Noct. It's the fastest Nikkor lens ever produced, shipping October 31st for $8000.
Oct 10, 2019 at 04:00
Nikon has finally announced the long-awaited battery grip for its Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras. The MB-N10 is simply a battery holder: no controls are offered for portrait-orientation shooting.
Oct 9, 2019 at 19:21
Rumors have swirled for the past two months around a forthcoming DJI Mavic Mini release. Today's FCC database filing has confirmed it.
Oct 9, 2019 at 19:05
The new tool makes it easy to remove distracting or unwanted backgrounds in images directly within your browser.
Oct 9, 2019 at 17:18
This massive milestone comes 32 years after the first EOS series camera was introduced in 1987.
Oct 9, 2019 at 16:59
The Lumecube is an ultra-portable USB-chargeable light for mobile photographers, vloggers and other creatives on the move.
videoOct 9, 2019 at 13:28
Canon has said in an email sent to DPReview that it will bring back the option to record at 24p (23.98 fps) in select EOS and PowerShot models via upcoming firmware updates.
Oct 8, 2019 at 18:31
Instagram has released an update on iOS with support for the new 'Dark Mode' found inside iOS 13.
Final Cut Pro X 10.4.7 arrives with major performance boosts, GPU selection and Pro Display XDR support
Oct 8, 2019 at 18:13
Apple has made a substantial update to Final Cut Pro X, bringing with it a massive boost in performance, multi-GPU support and support for Apple's Pro Display XDR.
Oct 8, 2019 at 17:23
Prepare your wallets. The latest report from Nokishita says Nikon's showpiece Nikkor Z 58mm F0.95 S Noct lens will retail for just shy of $8,000. Also reported is pricing information for the much-rumored 'Z50 'mirrorless camera.
Oct 7, 2019 at 21:11
California-based manufacturer Anduril has developed the Anvil, a quadcopter designed for short, fast flights, that can detect and take down drones operating in military airspace.
Oct 7, 2019 at 17:27
Hipstamatic is back with a (slightly) new name, updated interface and support for the latest iOS devices.
mobileOct 7, 2019 at 15:37
The upcoming Galaxy S11 flagship will likely feature a 5x periscope-style camera, matching the optical tele capabilities of the Huawei P30 Pro.
Oct 7, 2019 at 15:36
A clever Redditor discovered what could very well be the price of Sigma's fp full-frame mirrorless camera hidden within the source code of the fp product page.
lens newsOct 7, 2019 at 15:18
The lens was made to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Voigtlander Classic Line.
Oct 7, 2019 at 13:00
Two decades into the 'Digital Century', is there still a need for ultra-fast lenses? Here's why you might be better off with a new F1.8 prime instead.
mobileOct 7, 2019 at 13:00
In this week's episode, Chris is joined by our Science Editor Rishi Sanyal to take a closer look at some of the new photography features on the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro camera.
Oct 6, 2019 at 13:00
Beyond the advantages of cost and availability, a drone presents the landscape photographer with another key advantage: a complete lack of fear in the face of danger.
videoOct 5, 2019 at 21:34
Photographer and YouTuber Scott Graham recorded the sound of 37 different camera shutters, showing off the unique characteristics of each model.
The Live Planet VR system may look like something out of a science fiction movie, but this stereoscopic, 16-lens camera and its associated cloud platform may be one of the best tools out there for live-streaming events in 360 degrees.
Oct 4, 2019 at 18:34
Despite the incredible fall, harsh terrain and gruesome weather, the iPhone not only survived but managed to hold onto the video of its unexpected freefall.
Oct 4, 2019 at 17:50
Apple released the first iOS 13 developer beta with support for Apple's new Deep Fusion technology. We've rounded up a few samples from photographers and developers around the web to see the first examples showing what the technology has to offer.
Oct 4, 2019 at 17:18
The new tool enables an Instagram user to restrict other accounts from posting content on and sending messages to their own account.
lens newsOct 4, 2019 at 14:38
Sigma Global says the Canon EF-M mount versions of its 16mm F1.4, 30mm F1.4 and 56mm F1.4 DC DN lenses will be released on October 18.
mobileOct 4, 2019 at 13:00
The iPhone 11 can automatically correct crooked horizons and leaning buildings, filling in missing image information with data from the wider camera – but it's a feature that many people are likely to miss.
Oct 3, 2019 at 22:12
Polaroid Originals has announced that it is discontinuing production of its wide-format Spectra film. The reason, CEO Oskar Smolokowski said in a statement on the company's blog today, is due to the degraded nature of existing wide-format cameras.
Oct 3, 2019 at 18:33
Adobe is bringing its Sensei-powered tools to Photoshop Elements 2020 and Premiere Elements 2020.
Oct 3, 2019 at 18:05
The photos (and their EXIF data) hint at the new and improved camera capabilities that will be inside the impending Pixel 4 smartphone.
Oct 3, 2019 at 15:52
The updated website features a more streamlined UI while the logo adds a modern touch and a new tagline to the New York camera and electronics retailer.
Oct 3, 2019 at 15:51
The a9 II is a camera that the average DPReview reader will probably neither need nor buy. And Sony knows it. But that's fine - here's why.
Oct 3, 2019 at 15:28
The tethered drone has an F1.6 lens with 1/2.9" CMOS sensor capable of recording at 1080p and relies on an app to control the drone while underwater.
camera newsOct 3, 2019 at 14:00
The Sony a9 II updates the company's sports-oriented camera with a refined body reminiscent of the a7R IV, improved AF algorithms and a host of features for the working pro.
Oct 2, 2019 at 22:06
These two new professional printers offer an incredible range of printing options and have a price to match.
Oct 2, 2019 at 19:35
Formerly an iOS exclusive, Duet Display can now turn your Android tablet or Chromebook laptop into a secondary display for your macOS computer.
Oct 2, 2019 at 17:34
Microsoft has finally brought USB-C to the Surface Pro 7 and has taken a leap by putting a custom ARM-based Snapdragon processor inside of its Surface Pro X 2-in-1.
Oct 2, 2019 at 15:58
The latest version of the software brings 3D Color Masking, Vignetting correction and a range of other new features.
Oct 2, 2019 at 13:30
After being successfully funded via Kickstarter, the Gnarbox 2.0 SSD is now available for creatives across the world.
sample galleryOct 2, 2019 at 13:00
A selection of photos shot with Fujifilm's GF 50mm F3.5 pancake lens during production of this week's episode of DPReview TV.
Oct 2, 2019 at 02:00
The Instax Mini Link works alongside an accompanying smartphone app to print photos in as few as 12 seconds and can print up to 100 images on a single charge.
Oct 1, 2019 at 19:28
The California-based drone manufacturer today announced the long-awaited Skydio 2. Compact, powered by AI, and offering up to 4K/60p video, the company is going after the Mavic 2 market.
Oct 1, 2019 at 18:50
Pixelmator Photo has been updated to make the most of Apple's new iPadOS 13 with batch edits, improved file handling and more.
Oct 1, 2019 at 16:16
The GoPro Max is GoPro's second-generation 360-degree action cam that now includes a front-facing touchscreen display, six built-in microphones, all new image processing capablities and more.
Oct 1, 2019 at 15:30
The GoPro Hero8 improves upon GoPro's flagship action camera with second-generation stabilization technology, a new 'Media Mod' attachment, 'Digital Lenses' and more.
Oct 1, 2019 at 13:00
After attending the Sigma fp launch back in July, we had an opportunity to tour the company's factory in Aizu to see how it assembles its new full-frame camera as well as its lenses – take a look.
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