Canon says the announcements will focus on 'broadcast and cinema' products with an emphasis on 4K and HDR capture.
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ProRes RAW for Windows version 1.0 adds beta ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ support to Adobe After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Premiere Rush.
The 280MP system can be rigged to simultaneously capture both RGB and near-infrared (NIR) images to yield a four-band image.
Last week we spoke to Kazuto Yamaki of Sigma to get his take on the ongoing situation worldwide, and on Sigma's strategy and prospects for the coming year.
Mar 29, 2020 at 18:47
Lomography says the Fantôme Kino B&W ISO 8 35mm film stock is cut from a larger roll of German cinema production film.
Mar 29, 2020 at 13:00
Photographer James Maher has been using the X100 series for street photography since the original version, but he's found the updates in the latest X100V make it the best street photography camera yet.
videoMar 28, 2020 at 13:00
We invited a professional audio engineer to test the microphone pre-amps in cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and Olympus. Find out which ones deliver the best sound.
Mar 28, 2020 at 12:00
It was a humble 35mm F2 lens that helped DPR Reviews Editor Carey Rose become a better photographer.
Mar 27, 2020 at 18:44
Over 7,000 wildlife, landscape, and macro photographers submitted images to the inaugural Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2020 competition. Here are the winners and finalists.
Mar 27, 2020 at 18:43
Rogue Photographic Design has released a new and improved version of its popular FlashBender shapeable reflectors for speedlights and strobes. The FlashBender v3 has improved usability and can fit a wider range of flashes.
Mar 27, 2020 at 17:58
The software update also adds native Streamlabs integration for the Loupedeck CT console.
Mar 27, 2020 at 16:59
As stay-at-home orders continue to increase, we've rounded up a few deals on gear, courses, webinars and more from around the photography community.
Mar 27, 2020 at 12:00
Happy Film Friday! In the market for a new/old analog pal? Here are the 20 film camera models we think are worthy of your hard-earned cash.
Mar 26, 2020 at 18:47
The new EF to RF Speed Booster adapter is available for the Canon EOS R and EOS RP camera systems.
mobileMar 26, 2020 at 18:38
The P series usually showcases Huawei's latest camera technologies and the P40 models are no different, featuring a wide array of innovative imaging technologies.
Mar 26, 2020 at 18:02
The updates for the X-T3 and 16-80mm F/4 lens only address bug fixes, but the 1.20 update for the X-T30 adds improved autofocus, drone/gimbal support and more.
Mar 26, 2020 at 14:17
Sony has announced that on April 1, 2020 it will be spinning off its Electronics Products & Solutions (EP&S) segment into Sony Electronics Corporation, an intermediate holding company.
Canon says firmware fix for lockup issue is coming in 'early April,' offers workaround in the meantime
Mar 25, 2020 at 20:55
It appears Canon has diagnosed the cause of the lockups a number of Canon EOS-1D X Mark III owners have reported over the past few weeks.
Mar 25, 2020 at 19:11
Finalists were recently announced for Nikon Australia's 2020 Surf Photo and Video of the Year Awards.
videoMar 25, 2020 at 17:54
Stuck at home with not very much to do due to stay-at-home directives or quarantines? Here's how to use some old and odd lenses to turn your room into a camera.
lens newsMar 25, 2020 at 13:20
Only 20 units will be made for each of the two lens mounts. The lens is expected to retail for ¥42,800 (~$410) when it's released.
videoMar 25, 2020 at 13:00
Like many photographers stuck at home due to the coronavirus, Chris and Jordan need a creative outlet. Let's see what happens when they try to re-create bad product photography from a kids' toy.
sample galleryMar 25, 2020 at 12:00
In a recent episode of DPReview TV, new host Don Komarechka introduced us to the magical world of frozen soap bubbles. Take a look at some of the fantastical images he captured – and give the video a watch if you missed it the first time around.
lens newsMar 24, 2020 at 17:07
The new all-weather portrait lens is to join the company's premium line for K-1 series cameras, and will be the first 85mm designed for the Pentax digital full frame system
Mar 24, 2020 at 15:46
Canon USA has announced that due to 'stay at home' directives by authorities in various states, it will be shutting down repair facilities in California, Illinois and New Jersey.
Mar 24, 2020 at 15:19
The world has suddenly become a little smaller for many of us, but there are still plenty of photographic things you can do, while waiting for things to get a little better. Here are some suggestions.
Mar 23, 2020 at 23:04
In addition to an announcement on its service page, Nikon Inc. President and CEO Bo Kajiwara also shared a letter with Nikon customers and partners.
Mar 23, 2020 at 15:31
Stuck inside? Feast your eyes on some spectacular images from the great outdoors. Winning images feature subjects ranging from active volcanoes to dramatic views of manmade structures, all captured from the air.
Mar 23, 2020 at 13:00
The EOS R5 will be the first mirrorless camera to shoot 8K video, but is it just a lot of hype? We look at several reasons why you probably don't need 8K technology today, as well as a few reasons you might really want it after all.
Mar 23, 2020 at 12:00
There's a lot that's new in Canon's flagship EOS-1D X Mark III, including a sensor that offers best-in-class dynamic range. It also happens to produce the best JPEGs we've seen from a Canon camera – take a look at our test scene to see for yourself.
Mar 22, 2020 at 13:00
When Joan Ruppert started looking through a box of film negatives shot by her father in the 1930s, she didn't know what to expect. As she told DPReview, what she found was a treasure trove.
Professional Photographers of America is offering free access to its 1,100+ classes amidst COVID-19 quarantines
Mar 21, 2020 at 18:12
For photographers who are stuck at home due to global quarantines, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is opening up its more than 1,100 online classes and tutorials for free for the next two weeks.
DPReview TV: New show premiere! Host Don Komarechka combines photography and simple science projects
videoMar 21, 2020 at 07:00
We're adding a new show to the DPReview TV lineup! Host Don Komarechka will share simple science projects that can be replicated at home to create stunning images. Sit back, relax and watch a mad scientist at work.
Mar 20, 2020 at 19:10
Dr. Eric Fossum, who invented the CMOS sensor and is a regular here in the DPReview forums, was named the recipient of the prestigious Edwin Land Medal award.
Mar 20, 2020 at 15:16
Lensrentals founder and owner, Roger Cicala, has shared a post explaining what you should (and shouldn't) be doing to keep yourself and your gear as clean as possible amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 19, 2020 at 19:41
The new filter system is effectively a downsized version of the popular LEE100 model, which is designed for larger camera systems.
Mar 19, 2020 at 16:59
ON1 Photo RAW 2020.1 is now available. This free update for existing ON1 Photo RAW 2020 owners includes numerous user interface and performance improvements.
Mar 19, 2020 at 13:55
Skylum has released Luminar version 4.2. The free update adds new features to the all-in-one photo editor, including the AI Augmented Sky tool and new portrait tools.
Mar 19, 2020 at 13:00
The recently-announced X-T4 shares a lot with its nominal predecessor, the X-T3. So which is best for you? And if you already own the X-T3, should you upgrade?
Mar 18, 2020 at 20:07
The organizers of the international trade show cite ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19 and other factors as the reason for cancelling the event.
Mar 18, 2020 at 18:03
The company has also refreshed the MacBook Air and Mac mini with faster performance and more storage.
Mar 18, 2020 at 16:27
The update includes improved functionality and new camera support. DxO has also announced promotional pricing until the end of the month for new PhotoLab 3 customers.
This week our crew from DPReview TV tested the Tamron 20mm F2.8 DI III OSD M1:2. Check out their sample photos from this affordable lens, including portraits, macro shots, sunstars, lens correction comparisons and more!
reviewMar 18, 2020 at 13:00
With a fast lens, GPS and useful tracking features, and Raw support, Olympus's flagship rugged compact continues to be the best waterproof camera on the market.
Mar 17, 2020 at 19:55
The Cinema5D team details their plans to offer a virtual trade show aimed at aspiring and professional filmmakers.
Mar 17, 2020 at 17:02
After announcing last October that it would be shutting down, Imaging Resource has confirmed it's been acquired by publisher Madavor Media.
Mar 17, 2020 at 15:45
Winners across 63 countries were recently announced for Sony World Photography's National Awards 2020. Here are some of the winning images.
Mar 17, 2020 at 14:00
Some photographers have been asking for years for a full-frame version of Fujifilm's popular X100 line. We get it – we want one too. But here's why we think it's unlikely to happen.
Mar 17, 2020 at 13:00
Fujifilm's GF 50mm F3.5 lens promises stellar performance in a very compact package. In some ways, this lens mounted to a GFX 50R is a lot like the Lumix 20mm F1.7 mounted to the Olympus PEN-F, at least in spirit. Read on for one pro photographer's opinion of this 'little' 50mm prime lens.
Mar 17, 2020 at 12:00
Because it isn't. And quite frankly, we need to do something to keep our minds (and yours) off the news.
videoMar 16, 2020 at 19:29
Have you ever wondered what goes into making a camera system water-resistant? Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource has the answers for you, as well as a BTS look at a bespoke testing rig.
lens newsMar 16, 2020 at 13:18
Sigma's CEO Kazuto Yamaki revealed in a tweet that most new Sigma lenses will be for mirrorless camera systems and independently confirmed to DPReview that full-frame mirrorless is the priority.
reviewMar 16, 2020 at 13:00
While improvements like HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilization are truly impressive, the latest GoPro generation really only offers incremental upgrades – and that's looking like a trend we can count on in the foreseeable future.
reviewMar 15, 2020 at 13:00
The Lume Cube 2.0 is much improved on its predecessor, but we do have concerns about its smartphone app. It's also pretty pricey among its competitors, but its feature set and quality of light may win you over. Find out more in our full review.
Adobe announces free at-home Creative Cloud service for students and educators impacted by COVID-19 outbreak
Mar 14, 2020 at 20:29
Students and educators who typically only have access to Adobe Creative Cloud applications at school will now be able to access the CC applications at home, free of charge, through May 31, 2020.
videoMar 14, 2020 at 07:00
New lenses are getting better than ever, but sometimes it feels like prices are rising to stratospheric levels. Chris and Jordan share their picks for the best budget lenses for Canon APS-C DSLRs.
Mar 13, 2020 at 19:18
The tutorial is based off a similar project from Instructables.
Mar 13, 2020 at 14:00
With the release of firmware 3.0 and all of the improvements it brings, we went back and revisited our Z6 and Z7 camera reviews. Check out a summary of what the firmware changes, and how we updated our reviews, right here.
videoMar 13, 2020 at 13:28
Canon Australia has published a press release confirming its upcoming EOS R5 mirrorless camera will capture internal 8K video at up to 30 frames per second and feature 'advanced animal AF.'
Mar 13, 2020 at 13:00
Curious about film photography? Ready to pull the trigger on a new analog friend? Read this article by our friends over at 35mmc first.
Mar 12, 2020 at 23:49
From prank to production, an April Fools' Day lens has come to life. The new C-4 Precision Optics 4.9mm F3.5 Hyper Fisheye lens is real, it's expensive and it can see behind itself.
Mar 12, 2020 at 13:20
The winners will still be announced on April 16, 2020, but the in-person awards show and festival have been canceled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.
Mar 12, 2020 at 13:00
Worried about your camera being refreshed by an updated body? Don't be. There are plenty of reasons to appreciate last generation's model.
Mar 11, 2020 at 18:38
Another day, another conference down. NAB president Gordon Smith shared an update confirming the NAB Show, due to take place in Las Vegas in April, has been canceled.
videoMar 11, 2020 at 18:16
Motorsport filmmaker Nick Shirrell was recently invited to Italy by Ferrari to capture Ferrari cars, both modern and old, with his trusty Super 8 camera. We had a chance to talk with him about the experience.
UPDATE: UK's 'The Photography Show' has been postponed due to COVID-19, is still on course for a 2020 show
Mar 11, 2020 at 15:32
The organizers are still working on coming up with new dates, but for the time being, the show has been postponed.
videoMar 11, 2020 at 14:00
Nikon's firmware 3.0 update for the Z6 and Z7 includes AF improvements designed to replicate its class-leading 3D-tracking mode for DSLRs. We put it to the test to see how well it works.
Mar 10, 2020 at 21:47
If you've recently picked up Canon's latest flagship DSLR, you might want to stay vigilant Some Canon 1D X Mark III owners are reporting problems with the viewfinder shutting off in the middle of capturing a series of images in burst mode.
Mar 10, 2020 at 15:45
Ricoh's has spun off Vecnos, a new specialized camera startup venture funded by Ricoh. Its first product? An ultra-compact 360-degree camera designed to ‘reinvent the selfie.’
videoMar 10, 2020 at 15:09
The provision of in-body stabilization makes the X-T4 a capable self-contained video platform. The quality of its 4K sets high expectations but, while it's no GH series, it's an effective travel companion. See some sample footage and find out what it's like to use.
Mar 9, 2020 at 18:11
The space agency used a different lens to capture this new 650-million-pixel Mars panorama.
Mar 9, 2020 at 17:45
Adobe has announced that it is withdrawing from this April's NAB show due to COVID-19.
lens newsMar 9, 2020 at 15:15
First teased as a prototype back in 2017, Irix has confirmed the 45mm F1.4 manual lens is on the horizon for multiple full-frame camera systems.
Mar 9, 2020 at 14:32
Nikon says the delay is being caused by issues with acquiring various components used to make its flagship DSLR.
SponsoredMar 9, 2020 at 13:00
Join action photographer Scott Rinckenberger as he takes the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III to Coachella, to document the fascinating world of remote control jet planes.
Mar 8, 2020 at 14:00
Canon has finally given us a few details about its forthcoming EOS R5, but we can read between the lines a bit to get a clearer picture of where the RF lineup is heading.
Mar 7, 2020 at 19:01
Adler, who has worked with major brands and publications, is the first woman to win the prestigious award.
videoMar 7, 2020 at 08:00
A lot has changed since we last compared entry-level APS-C mirrorless cameras. In this 2020 update, Chris and Jordan compare the Fujifilm X-T200, Sony a6100, and Canon EOS M50. Which one is right for you?
camera newsMar 6, 2020 at 15:48
It's been a year since the Leica S3 was slated to arrive, but it's finally here and available to pre-order for a wallet-busting $18,995.
We used Nikon's ES-2 film adapter to digitize a variety of old films, including Kodak Tri-X and T400 CN, Fujifilm Neopan, Superia and Acros, and even Agfa Ultra. How well did it work? See the full resolution images in our sample gallery.
lens newsMar 6, 2020 at 13:32
Initially set for a reveal at the now-canceled CP+, Tokina has published its 2020 lens roadmap, showing off a number of new lenses for DSLR and mirrorless cameras.
mobileMar 6, 2020 at 11:55
The Find X2 Pro is Oppo's latest flagship smartphone, offering top-end technologies all around.
Video: Olympus shows off incredible photos from its 150-400mm F4.5 lens, hints at further lens developments
videoMar 5, 2020 at 20:26
The incredible images were captured with the Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 lens using the built-in 1.25x extender and an external 2x extender, giving it a 2000mm (35mm equivalent) focal length.
Analysis predicts drone Remote ID will cost 9X more than expected, DJI urges FAA to reconsider ruling
Mar 5, 2020 at 19:54
Public commenting for the FAA's Remote ID NPRM closed on Monday. DJI cited analysis in their 89-page comment suggesting it could cost 9 times as much as predicted.
NASA is asking the public to use their smartphones to help track light pollution caused by satellites
Mar 5, 2020 at 17:38
NASA's Satellite Streak Watcher project is a new crowdsourced effort to help keep track of night sky light pollution caused by satellites, such as those launched by SpaceX's Starlink project.
sample galleryMar 5, 2020 at 14:00
We recently took delivery of a production X100V, and we've been busy shooting with it for a few days, around and about the Pacific Northwest. Check out our sample gallery, which includes Raw files for download.
Mar 4, 2020 at 23:49
Samsung went all-in on the camera array inside its flagship smartphone and iFixit has shared its teardown to show just how much tech Samsung managed to pack inside the Galaxy S20 Ultra.
Mar 4, 2020 at 21:24
Apple kicked off the new year by inviting iPhone 11 users to share their best Night mode photos. Here are the some of the winning entries.
Update (3/4/20): Canon is temporarily shutting down three of its factories due to supply shortages caused by COVID-19
Mar 4, 2020 at 19:22
The five camera-producing factories are set to close from March 2 to March 13, with the missed days set to be rescheduled later this year when supplies are no longer scarce.
videoMar 4, 2020 at 15:00
Nikon's ES-2 film digitizing adapter promises to be an easy way of scanning slides and negatives. We tested it with a bunch of different film stocks and discovered that it works pretty well!
sample galleryMar 4, 2020 at 13:00
Sigma's 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN is a versatile zoom for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras. It's well-constructed, with extensive weather sealing, and reasonably fast to focus. Output appears nice and sharp and aberrations are well-controlled.
Mar 3, 2020 at 19:57
At the end of last year, Tiffen announced ND filter kits for the DJI Mavic Mini. They're now shipping.
The Sigma fp will get new features, functionality in major 2.0 firmware update due out 'Summer 2020'
Mar 3, 2020 at 17:03
Sigma says it's bringing a major 2.0 firmware update to its full-frame fp camera in 'Summer 2020.' In the meantime, a smaller 1.02 update will address a few minor bugs
Mar 3, 2020 at 15:07
Capture One Pro version 20.0.3 gains support for seven new camera bodies and six new lenses from a variety of manufacturers.
Mar 3, 2020 at 14:00
More than a century after its invention, film photography is finding a new life alongside digital imaging, argues Hamish Gill of 35mmc.
Video: Lensrentals announces it’s hit the 1,000,000 order milestone, shares the history of the company
Mar 2, 2020 at 20:05
In the 13 years since Roger Cicala started LensRentals, he and his team have managed to ship over one million orders. To celebrate the occasion, they've shared a video and podcast on the history of the company.
Mar 2, 2020 at 19:37
The products include portable LED lights, microphones and more, as well as a bundle with three of the new products.
Mar 2, 2020 at 18:39
Manufacturing capacity in China is reduced, economic output is down, and some factories have closed in Japan due to a shortage of parts. But the photo industry is resilient.
mobileMar 2, 2020 at 18:31
Moment is no longer supporting its Pro Camera Android app, but it'll remain available to download.
Mar 2, 2020 at 15:15
Earlier this month, the winners and finalists of the 6th annual International Landscape Photographer of the Year were announced.
Mar 1, 2020 at 21:49
Samsung says it is working on a fix for its advanced 108MP mobile camera system, but it's unclear when it will arrive.
Mar 1, 2020 at 13:00
We've updated our 'best bargains' buying guide, which features both newer cameras that we think are great values, as well a few older models that are inexpensive yet still very capable.
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