Sony Japan has issued a service advisory noting that select units are causing full-frame Sony cameras to stop working when the lens is attached to them.
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We follow photographer Micael Bonocore as he tells the story of Igram Askar, a young eagle huntress in Mongolia. Filmed and photographed using the Sony a7R IV.
mobileNov 17, 2019 at 14:00
It offers a few benefits for photographers, but ultimately LG's Dual Screen accessory is a multi-tasker's dream come true. It just remains to be seen whether or not it will catch on.
Nov 17, 2019 at 04:25
A University of Georgia student photographer was knocked unconscious on the sideline after a wide receiver collided with her after going out of bounds.
Nov 16, 2019 at 14:00
We've updated our guide to the best cameras for landscape photographers with a new overall winner: the Sony a7R IV. Take a look at the full shortlist for all of our picks.
Nov 15, 2019 at 19:40
A lawsuit filed by the State of New York accuses electronics retailer B&H Foto & Electronics Corp of alleged tax fraud to the tune of more than $7M.
lens newsNov 15, 2019 at 18:54
Sigma says the lens will ship 'early December' for $1,099, just in time for a late holiday stocking stuffer.
Nov 15, 2019 at 18:53
As diplomat William Taylor and State Department official George Kent took their seats in day 1 of the house impeachment hearings this week, our eye was caught by David Burnett, and his custom-made 4 x 5 film camera.
Nov 15, 2019 at 17:30
Olympus has issued a statement to Chinese financial publication Sina Finance News claiming it will continue 'to work on the improvement of profitability and efficiency in these two business areas,' a direct response to a rumor that stated its imaging division would be shut down within a year.
Nov 15, 2019 at 15:21
Instagram has been hiding like counts for some users across several regions since earlier this year. Now the trial is expanded to a global scale.
Nov 15, 2019 at 13:00
We recently named the Canon EOS M200 our top choice for cameras under $500, and we're recognizing it again – this time as the best easy-to-use camera on the market.
lens newsNov 15, 2019 at 05:00
The lens features a 1:1 magnification ratio, Tokina's One-Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism and will retail for $429 when it hits shelves on December 6.
Nov 14, 2019 at 22:11
If you've been anxiously awaiting to find out what Leica's next special-edition camera, is, the wait is over.
Nov 14, 2019 at 21:38
We've pored over financial reports from Canon, Nikon and Sony, as well as sales figures from CIPA, to see how the three manufacturers stack up against each other and the industry as a whole.
Nov 14, 2019 at 19:30
Firmware version 2.00 brings Sony's AI-powered Real-Time Animal Eye AF to its flagship bridge camera, the RX10 IV.
Nov 14, 2019 at 18:36
Facebook has fixed a bug that caused iPhone users' Camera app to open alongside the Facebook app, causing concern that Facebook might be recording users.
Nov 14, 2019 at 17:59
The world's leading drone manufacturer, DJI, is developing technology that will allow the public to access basic information on drones flying nearby.
Nov 14, 2019 at 16:18
This year’s overall winner is a humorous image of an adorable lioness getting a little too playful for her own good.
Nov 14, 2019 at 15:00
Here are 10 photography gifts you'll actually want this year, picked out by photographers for photographers. And yes, it's OK to buy them all.
Nov 14, 2019 at 14:00
Sony's a6x00 series (especially the most recent ones) are very good cameras. Yet our in-house contrarian, Richard, isn't convinced their design is well matched to any one type of user.
Nov 14, 2019 at 13:00
The previous winner of our 'Best cameras under $500' buying guide was the Canon EOS M100, and the recently announced M200 - which offers an improved AF system and 4K video capture - is the obvious choice to take over first place.
Photographer David Burnett with his large-format, wooden camera was the real hero of today's impeachment hearings
Nov 13, 2019 at 22:23
Today saw the opening of the public phase of impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump. But even before the questions had started, something else caught our eye.
Nov 13, 2019 at 19:02
The first of the two updates will add 'controls for video recording from Gimbal / Drone via USB communications,' according to Fujifilm.
mobileNov 13, 2019 at 18:12
Adobe has posted a video showing a new feature in a forthcoming update to Lightroom for iOS that makes it possible to import photos directly from external storage, such as SD cards and SSDs.
Nov 13, 2019 at 16:04
The new film stock will be available starting November 22, 2019 in both 35mm and 120 formats.
Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro offers options for 8-core processor, 64GB of RAM, 8TB of storage and more
Nov 13, 2019 at 15:03
The 16-inch MacBook Pro replaces the previous 15-inch version and can be configured with up to an 8-core Intel i9 processor, maxes out at 64GB of RAM and can be ordered with up to 8TB of internal SSD storage.
mobileNov 13, 2019 at 14:00
With its newly improved Super Resolution Zoom, the Pixel 4 makes a case for itself as a replacement for a compact camera with a 4-6x zoom range. And for the most part it succeeds – compacts still have their advantages, but they're pretty much history for most users.
video newsNov 13, 2019 at 14:00
Last week Panasonic announced a major firmware update for the G9, adding video features once exclusive to the GH5 series. Does Chris love the autofocus? Can Jordan replace his beloved GH5s? Tune in to find out.
videoNov 12, 2019 at 23:50
RED maintains its hold on the compression of Raw video after the latest challenge, by Apple this time, fails to get support from the courts.
Nov 12, 2019 at 20:47
The two new kits from PolarPro include a mattebox for PolarPro filters, as well as a dedicated landscape filter kit.
Nov 12, 2019 at 19:10
Volta might not be conventional or the most aesthetically appealing device, but it’s hard to argue with an extra 8,000mAh battery power on the go.
reviewNov 12, 2019 at 14:45
The Fujifilm X-Pro3's new viewfinder, new screen and titanium construction all make for an appealing camera, but perhaps only for a certain type of photographer.
Nov 12, 2019 at 14:26
Our tests using Blackmagic Design's Disk Speed Test program confirmed the 1TB version of the Plugable NVMe SSD can reach sustained write speeds of 1915MB per second and sustained read speeds of 2331MB per second.
Nov 12, 2019 at 14:00
The Sigma fp has clearly been designed with filmmakers in mind, and after using one for a few days, we suspect that they'll love it.
Whether you make a living out of taking professional portraits, or are the weekend warrior who knows their way around flashes and reflectors, you'll want a camera with high resolution, exceptional autofocus and a good selection of portrait prime lenses. Click through to see our picks.
Nov 12, 2019 at 00:13
Kodak film is making progress, in revenue figures at least, while the rest of the company posts a loss for the last quarter.
Nov 11, 2019 at 21:18
The 3rd-gen lineup includes the 24-core 3960X and 32-core 3970x CPUs made with a 7nm 'Zen 2' core architecture, 140/144MB cache and up 88 PCIe 4.0 lanes. AMD says the new CPUs will offer a 47% performance boost in Adobe Premiere.
lens newsNov 11, 2019 at 18:13
The two lenses are the first designed specifically for 8K-capable broadcast cameras from Canon, which it claims are becoming more popular in documentary production and sports coverage.
Nov 11, 2019 at 16:29
The lens was teased earlier this year and effectively replaces the 75mm F1.8 Heliar Classic lens Voigtlander previously offered.
Nov 11, 2019 at 14:00
It's not every day you get to speak to the man who's had a hand in the design of every professional Canon SLR since the T90.
Nov 11, 2019 at 13:00
Family moments are precious and sometimes you want to capture that time spent with friends or loved-ones in better quality than your phone can manage. We've selected a group of cameras that are easy to keep with you, and that can adapt to take photos wherever and whenever something memorable happens.
Nov 10, 2019 at 14:00
Nikon and Canon have both launched a new APS-C mirrorless camera each, and now that we've had a chance to use both of them, here's how we think they compare against each other.
Nov 10, 2019 at 13:00
When her work began to include more and more video, pro photographer Suzi Pratt gradually drifted from her DSLRs to mirrorless hybrid cameras. So what's it like switching back to a DSLR for a vacation?
Nov 9, 2019 at 19:26
The confirmation comes from Instagram's CEO Adam Mosseri from an interview earlier this week.
reviewNov 9, 2019 at 15:00
Weighing in at just 249g, the Mavic Mini fits in the palm of your hand. You give up a few features in exchange for that tiny size, but we still found it to be a solid performer.
Nov 8, 2019 at 19:29
Wikiview makes it easy to search through the vast archive of Wikimedia Commons images in a fun and unique way.
Nov 8, 2019 at 17:58
It appears Adobe is interested in expanding the possibilities of live-streaming with direct integration into its collection of Creative Cloud apps.
Nov 8, 2019 at 16:15
Flares are back in fashion according to Zeiss, as it launches collection of seven prime movie lenses with new T*Blue coating for controlled flare but no loss of contrast
mobileNov 8, 2019 at 15:29
According to rumors, the new sensor should provide a resolution between 60 and 64MP.
Nov 7, 2019 at 21:10
One of Adobe's 'Sneaks' it showcased at Adobe MAX is #ProjectAboutFace, a prototype tool that uses AI to detect when edits have been made to a face with Photoshop's Face-Aware Liquify tool and undo the changes.
Nov 7, 2019 at 19:37
The camera features a built-in 2.4-inch touchscreen, 1/1.7" image sensors and multi-frame stacking.
Nov 7, 2019 at 19:23
Xiaomi just released the Mi Note 10, but a new patent and code inside a beta software update hint that there could be an 8K-capable Xiaomi phone in the near future.
Nov 7, 2019 at 17:19
Getty has announced it's phasing out rights-managed licensing for creative images in favor of royalty-free licensing due to 'the changing needs of our [image buyers].'
Nov 7, 2019 at 15:47
By November 30th, the United Kingdom will require all drone operators to pass a pilot test and register their drone with the Civil Aviation Authority.
sample galleryNov 7, 2019 at 15:00
Take a look at our first sample shots from Sigma's surprisingly small full-framer.
sample galleryNov 7, 2019 at 14:00
Leica invited our team from DPReview TV to Germany to test drive the new Leica SL2 – and test drive they did. Check out these samples captured with a pre-production SL2 body.
Nov 6, 2019 at 19:57
As of the latest firmware updates for Panasonic's LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S and G9 cameras, Profoto Connect and Profoto Air Remote TTL devices can now be used to remotely trigger various Profoto flash units.
Nov 6, 2019 at 19:31
The HG-SCL6 battery grip adds a vertical shutter, dial controls and a second battery slot for doubling the battery life of the SL2.
mobileNov 6, 2019 at 18:10
The latest version of the Google Camera app now includes astrophotography support for Google Pixel 2 and series devices.
mobileNov 6, 2019 at 17:05
Xiaomi's latest flagship smartphone comes with impressive camera hardware specifications.
Nov 6, 2019 at 15:33
By reverse-engineering drivers for more than 6,000 older devices, VueScan has ensured scanners around the world will continue to work despite macOS Catalina killing off 32-bit support.
Nov 6, 2019 at 14:00
It's been four years since the launch of Leica's first full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, and the new SL2 updates its predecessor in every important way.
sample galleryNov 6, 2019 at 14:00
We got our hands on Leica's new full frame SL2 prior to launch and we've been out and about in downtown Seattle, to bring you some first sample images.
Chris and Jordan are off to Germany to try the new Leica SL2 at Leica headquarters. Will Chris get to keep a camera for his birthday? Will Jordan declare it the best Leica ever for video? Tune in to to get the answers to this and more.
The Leica SL2 is a refined full-frame camera with in-body stabilization, fast burst shooting and capable video features
camera newsNov 6, 2019 at 14:00
Leica's SL2 full-frame mirrorless camera is a big leap over the original SL, now offering a 47MP sensor, in-body image stabilization, 20 fps burst shooting and 4K video capture.
lens newsNov 6, 2019 at 07:00
Sigma has created an all-new 24-70mm F2.8 'Art' lens for owners of full-frame Sony and Panasonic/Leica/Sigma bodies. The lens has numerous special elements, an 18cm (7.1") minimum focus distance and weather-sealing.
lens newsNov 6, 2019 at 06:00
Panasonic's L-mount 70-200mm F2.8 pro-level zoom lens includes built-in stabilization for up to 7 stops of shake reduction. It will be available early next year for $2600.
lens newsNov 6, 2019 at 06:00
Panasonic is adding a constant-aperture wide-angle zoom to its L-mount lineup, touting the lens' lightweight build and compact size.
Nov 6, 2019 at 06:00
Panasonic has announced a series of firmware updates for its S1, S1R, GH5, GH5S and G9. Perhaps the most significant being that the G9 gains most of the GH5's video capabilities.
camera newsNov 6, 2019 at 04:20
Updated: In a somewhat confusing turn of events, Canon has officially announced the EOS Ra, a version of its full-frame EOS R fine-tuned specifically for astrophotography.
Nov 5, 2019 at 19:34
This first release candidate is the first time the public can play around with the latest version of Darktable, which brings with it new and improved features, as well as new camera support and plenty of bug fixes.
lens newsNov 5, 2019 at 17:22
The lens is the latest in Irix's growing lineup of Cine lenses. No pricing or availability information is given, but considering the price of other lenses in the Irix Cine lineup, it's likely to retail for $1,300 or so.
Nov 5, 2019 at 15:11
Dropbox Transfer enables anyone to share files up to 100GB in size with optional password protection and expiration dates.
Nov 5, 2019 at 14:00
Sony's a6600, its high-end APS-C mirrorless camera, has a lot going for it: fast burst speeds, in-body stabilization and a huge battery. But there's one big reason we wouldn't use it for events, and it's something you just won't find in the spec sheet.
Dell's new UltraSharp 27" 4K Thunderbolt 3 monitor has 100% Adobe RGB coverage, built-in colorimeter
Nov 4, 2019 at 22:03
The UltraSharp 27 4K PremierColor Monitor has dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, a built-in colorimeter, 100-percent Adobe RGB coverage and enough USB ports for all of your peripherals.
Nov 4, 2019 at 20:01
Hoya's new Starscape filter helps to reduce the glare produced by the mercury and sodium vapor lights commonly found in cities.
Nov 4, 2019 at 19:37
In addition to a new mobile app and the release of Photoshop on iPad, Adobe also announced a number of new and improved features coming to Lightroom Classic CC Lightroom CC and Lightroom Mobile.
Nov 4, 2019 at 17:49
Adobe said Photoshop on iPad would be here by the end of the year and it is. Yes, there are a few details missing that will be added in the future, but by and large, this is the desktop version of Photoshop made for the touch- and gesture-based interface of iPads.
Nov 4, 2019 at 15:12
The app uses Adobe's Sensei AI technology to detect the subject matter in an image and intelligently select various filters (called lenses) that will apply artist-made edits to the photograph.
Nov 4, 2019 at 14:00
Lomography's forthcoming Metropolis film stock may not have been the right choice for a dog costume contest, but it works well for cityscapes.
Nov 3, 2019 at 21:32
The patent application shows how active cooling would keep the flash head and LED lights inside a hybrid speedlight cool during intense operation.
sample galleryNov 3, 2019 at 15:00
The 200mm F2 is a fast telephoto lens for Fujifilm's APS-C cameras. We took it out to photograph the US Navy's Blue Angels and hydroplanes screaming across the water at over 300 km/h.
Nov 1, 2019 at 19:54
Roger and Aaron of Lens Rentals decided to test some of their gear for paranormal activity. Spoiler alert: Sennheiser gear is haunted, coffee machines are full of good vibes and Aaron is possessed. Oh, and the detection equipment is far from conclusive.
Nov 1, 2019 at 18:49
A leaked image of EXIF data appears to show the Leica M10 might soon come in a new Monochrom variation.
mobileNov 1, 2019 at 17:31
The Mi Note 10 will likely be the first penta-camera smartphone to market. It's expected to be officially introduced on November 14, 2019.
Nov 1, 2019 at 15:32
With close to 60,000 images submitted from around the globe, Red Bull Illume is the world's largest adventure and action sports imagery contest. Here are a few semi-finalist highlights.
accessory reviewNov 1, 2019 at 13:00
The Epson V600 is a reasonably priced scanner aimed at analog film shooters. It's fairly easy to operate and capable of decent image quality, but still easily bested by scans from our local photo lab.
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