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June 2020 news and reviews

June 30
Nikon is the latest camera company sued by DigiMedia Tech over alleged patent infringement

The camera maker joins Olympus, Fujifilm and others is a legal tussle over US digital camera technology patents held by DigiMedia Tech.

A decade of sun: NASA captured 425 million photos of the sun and made a time lapse

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) photographs the sun every 0.75 seconds. In its first decade in space, the SDO has captured more than 425 million images of the sun. NASA has compiled these images into an amazing time lapse, come check it out.

Venus Optics releases the Laowa 9mm F5.6 rectilinear lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras

The lens is available for Leica M, Sony FE, Nikon Z and L-mount camera systems, and now holds the title as the world's widest rectilinear lens for full-frame camera systems.

Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III RXD sample gallery

Tamron's new 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 is a versatile zoom lens for Sony E-mount. Well-suited for travel photography, it's compact, lightweight, and fast/quiet to focus.

Fujifilm's GF 30mm F3.5 R WR lens to ship in late July

Fujifilm has announced that its GF 30mm F3.5 R WR wide-angle lens for its medium format cameras will ship in late July or early August.

Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR sample gallery

Fujifilm's latest lens is a sharp, reasonably compact and well-built wide-angle for the company's GFX medium-format cameras. We took it out and about in the warm Seattle summer with the company's 50 and 100 Megapixel camera bodies to see what it can do.

Fujifilm adds Raw video output, gimbal support and Film Simulation modes to GFX100

Fujifilm has issued firmware updates to the GFX 100 and GFX 50 models, with the 100MP camera gaining the most significant improvements.

June 29
Japan Camera Hunter now has a YouTube channel full of film camera geekery

Although the channel is still growing, it currently has nine videos that offer concise overviews of just a few of the cameras Japan Camera Hunter founder Bellamy Hunt has sitting around his Japanese storefront.

ON1 announces ON1 360 cross-device workflow solution, new ON1 Photo Mobile app

ON1 has launched ON1 360, the latest version of ON1 Photo RAW 2020 with ON1's new Photo Mobile application for iOS, iPadOS and Android mobile devices. The new solution syncs raw processing between your mobile device and computer.

H&Y Revoring variable step-up rings allow filters to fit multiple lens thread sizes

Switching screw-on filters between lenses of different thread sizes is much quicker with the Revoring adjustable step-up ring. It uses a sprung iris that expands to fit a range of filter thread sizes, so a single filter can be used on multiple lenses

Exclusive: Sony confirms a7S II successor this summer - "Everything is new"

That's right folks, you heard it here first. Read on for the full interview, with Kenji Tanaka of Sony.

June 28
Emulate Kodak Aerochrome in Lightroom with RNI's new preset pack

Kodak's discontinued Aerochrome film gets a digital remake in the form of a new Lightroom preset pack from film emulation specialists Really Nice Images.

The Fujifilm X-T4 is the best stills/video hybrid for under $2000

We've updated our Best cameras under $2000 buying guide, and the Fujifilm X-T4 is our top pick for those seeking a camera that excels and both stills and video shooting.

Panasonic Lumix G100 pre-production sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Chris and Jordan didn't forget about stills when they previewed the video-centric Panasonic G100 earlier this week.

June 27
Canon EF-M 11-22mm F4-5.6 IS STM sample gallery

The Canon EF-M 11-22mm F4-5.6 is by no means a new lens, but it's one we've been shooting with over the years, and appreciate for its compact form, solid build and useful wide-angle range.

June 26
Google Street View is unavailable in Mauritius, so one resident created his own using a DJI drone

Mauritius is a remote island off the southeastern coast of the African continent that's never had Google Street View. So, an island resident, Reuben Pillay, decided to use his own DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone to create more than 220 high-resolution 360-degree images of the island.

Video: Explaining why you SHOULD overexpose the highlights in certain photos

Pye Jirsa explains how blowing out the highlights in an image — usually a no-no in the world of photography — can result in a 'perfectly imperfect' photo that feels more authentic and natural.

Opinion: The film vs digital debate, settled, once and for all

Here's a fresh take on a classic debate, or why both film and digital are awesome.

June 25
Mashable embedded image copyright case revived over surprising Facebook statement

A recent copyright infringement lawsuit against Newsweek, as well as Facebook's subsequent statement about its sublicensing terms, prompted the judge to reopen the case against Mashable.

Sigma fp gets 4K raw output to Atomos and Blackmagic recorders in firmware 2.0

Sigma's fp full-frame mirrorless camera is now able to output a 4K raw stream that can be captured as ProRes Raw by an Atomos Ninja V or Blackmagic Raw on the Blackmagic Video Assist 12G, as part of a major update.

DPR Community Gallery: Samsung Galaxy S20/S20+/S20 Ultra

DPR readers submitted more than 250 photos taken with the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ or S20 Ultra. Here are some of our favorites.

June 24
Video: Caffenol film development from a coffee connoisseur's point of view

Coffee expert and 2007 World Barista Champion James Hoffmann recently took to YouTube to share his experience developing film with coffee using a rather robust Caffenol recipe.

Hands on with the Panasonic Lumix DC-G100

Panasonic's Lumix DC-G100 interchangeable lens camera is ultra-compact and aimed at those who want to film themselves doing just about anything. But it also lends itself to other types of videography (and photography) as well, so check it out in our hands-on slideshow and find out if its a match for you.

Olympus agrees to sell imaging business by the end of the year

The camera business is to be moved to an new company run by Japan Industrial Partners, which will continue to run and grow the brand, according to a statement from Olympus Corporation

DPReview TV: Panasonic Lumix G100 first impressions

Chris and Jordan got their hands on a pre-production Panasonic G100 and have been able to do some preliminary testing on features like the camera's new OZO directional audio system.

Panasonic Lumix DC-G100 sample gallery

The Panasonic G100 is officially here and we got the chance to shoot around with it prior to launch. Despite its billing as a vlogging-centric camera, it's also a capable stills-shooter thanks to a 20MP Four Thirds sensor.

Panasonic announces vlogging-friendly Lumix DC-G100/G110

Panasonic has introduced the Lumix DC-G100 (G110 in some regions), a compact Micro Four Thirds camera targeted toward vloggers. With a directional microphone, fully articulating LCD and bright red button for video capture, the G100 is made for people who want themselves in the frame.

June 23
WWDC2020 : A round-up of photo features and updates in iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and macOS Big Sur

Apple's first virtual WWDC didn't focus much on photography, but we've rounded up a few photo-related features and functionality that's been added or improved upon in iOS, iPadOS and macOS Big Sur.

PhotoGIMP for Linux tries to turn GIMP into a more Photoshop-like experience

PhotoGIMP is a patch that aims to make GIMP appear more like Photoshop and includes some features which will be familiar to Photoshop users.

Video: A look at every new feature in Adobe's June Lightroom, Photoshop updates

Colin Smith from YouTube Channel PhotoshopCAFE has shared two videos that walk through nearly every new feature in Adobe's June update for Lightroom, Photoshop and Camera Raw.

June 22
Video: How scratch-proof is a Sony a6000 image sensor?

Dust, dirt, oil and a knife are all used by photographer and YouTuber Arthur R to torture-test a scrap sensor from an a6000.

Canon is sending a satellite with high-resolution camera tech into space

The satellite will be included as a payload on Rocket Lab's next launch.

Fujifilm gives X-A7, X-T200 webcam mode via firmware, bringing X Webcam utility to macOS next month

The new firmware allows the Fujifilm X-A7 and X-T200 cameras to be used as webcams without additional software. For other camera systems, Fujifilm says its X Webcam utility will be coming to macOS in mid-July.

Impressive sharpness: Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art sample gallery updated

We've updated our Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art gallery with fresh samples shot on a Sony a7R IV body. These extra pixels should help convey just how ridiculously sharp this lens is. Have a look!

June 21
Leica's SL2 gets 187MP 'Multishot' mode with a new 2.0 firmware update

As promised, Leica has delivered the 'Multishot' mode for its SL2 full-frame mirrorless camera that enables you to capture photos up to 187MP.

Panasonic Lumix S Pro 70-200mm F2.8 O.I.S. sample gallery

The Panasonic S Pro 70-200mm F2.8 is an important lens in the L-mount system. With weather-resistance and optical stabilization it's an appealing optic for the working pro. See how it has fared so far in our shooting.

June 20
DPReview TV: Canon RF 85mm F1.2L review

Chris and Jordan look at the technically excellent Canon RF 85mm F1.2L in comparison with the original EF 85mm F1.2 – a great lens in its own right – to see just how far the updated version has come.

Canon RF 85mm F1.2L sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Take a closer look at images featured in DPReview TV's review of the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L.

June 19
Cine versions of Laowa ultra-wide lenses released for three sensor formats

Venus Optics has announced cine versions of three of its ultra-wide lenses to give MFT, APS-C and full frame users an approx 110 degree angle of view. Geared focus and aperture rings and T-Stop markings complete the cine-look and feel

Video: Taking virtual portraits of Major League Baseball players under quarantine

Boston Red Sox photographer Billie Weiss shares how he captured portraits of Major League Baseball's Red Sox players via FaceTime.

The ShiftCam ProGrip wants to turn your smartphone into the ultimate camera rig

ShiftCam's latest grip is compatible with a wide range of high-end smartphones and features a Bluetooth shutter button.

Last call: Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra photos

We're putting out the final call for submissions for our first-ever DPReview community sample gallery. If you've got photos taken with the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ or S20 Ultra, read on.

Film Fridays: Defining the 'perfect' lens

What makes a lens 'perfect?' Is it a lack of distortion and aberrations? Is it measured by sharpness across the frame or the dreaminess of its bokeh balls? Can a 'flawed' lens be considered perfect? We've got some answers.

June 18
STC launches its over-sensor clip-in filters for Canon EOS R

The over-sensor filter system will now be available for uses of Canon's EOS R range of full frame mirrorless cameras. Filter options include various NDs, IR cut and a filter to reduce light pollution for astro-photographers

Sigma announces 100-400mm F5-6.3 for E-mount and L-mount, teleconverters and more

Sigma has announced the upcoming release of a new 100-400mm F5-6.3 ultra-zoom for Sony E-mount and L-mount cameras, as well as a pair (1.4x and 2x) of L-mount teleconverters, two USB docs and three current prime lenses coming to L-mount.

Lightweight telephoto: Pentax-D 70-210mm F4 sample gallery

We've got our hands on Ricoh's new Pentax-D FA 70-210mm F4 telephoto zoom for its full-frame K-mount cameras. Lighter and less expensive than the company's F2.8 alternative, we tried it out for everything from portraits to go-kart races.

Olympus PEN E-PL10 review

The Olympus PEN E-PL10 is the latest in the company's entry-level mirrorless line-up. It's a beginner-friendly camera that does many things well, but ultimately doesn't stand out amongst its competition.

June 17
Slideshow: Overall winners of Sony World Photography Awards 2020

The World Photography Organisation, which runs the Sony World Photography Awards, has announced the overall Professional, Open, Student, and Youth winners for 2020.

New owners completely redesign Mk ll Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100 ‘soap bubble’ lens

OPC Optics take the 'Soap Bubble' bokeh Trioplan 100 back to the drawing board with new optical and mechanical designs that they claim bring better image quality and make for a more durable construction

O-Film demonstrates smartphone camera module with 85-170mm equivalent optical zoom

The module is 5.9mm thin which would allow it to fit into the sleek bodies of modern flagship smartphones.

DPReview TV: How much do scratches, dust and fingerprints affect lens image quality?

We all know that damage to your lens is bad, but just how bad is bad? Chris and Jordan investigate the image quality impact of dust, water, fingerprints and cringe-inducing scratches on your lens.

June 16
Slideshow: Winning images from the inaugural World Landscape Photographer competition

What started out as a way for landscape photographer Nigel Danson to raise funds for a good cause turned into a massive competition with more than 4,800 submissions from over 1,000 photographers from around the world.

Apple adds more powerful GPU option to its 16" MacBook Pro, new SSD option to Mac Pro Tower

New upgrades are now available for Mac users that offer a faster 16in Mac Book Pro and SSD-changing kits for Tower users. The specs, and prices, are eye-watering.

Adobe's June Creative Cloud update brings improvements, updates to Lightroom, Photoshop and more

Even amidst stay-at-home orders and quarantine, Adobe has been busy behind the scenes bringing new features to Camera Raw, Lightroom and Photoshop.

Interview: Celebrity photoshoots in the era of COVID-19 – Jesse Dittmar shares his experience

Jesse Dittmar hadn't had an assignment in nearly two months, then The Washington Post came calling. Here, he talks about his first portrait shoot in the era of COVID-19.

June 15
Product Advisory: Sony says some of its SD cards are corrupting video files, offers free replacements

Sony has issued a product advisory warning some of its SD cards can cause video captured on the affected cards to become corrupt.

'Disgraceful propaganda’: Fox News under fire for misleading images from Seattle protest zone

With International attention on protests in Seattle, Fox News is taking heat after it was revealed the organization used digitally manipulated photos and unrelated images in coverage of events.

L16 camera manufacturer Light abandons consumer imaging, turns to automotive

The maker of the L16 camera and suppliers of the penta-camera in the Nokia 9 PureView has turned its back to consumer imaging and is focusing its efforts on the automotive industry.

Panasonic 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 pre-production sample gallery

We have even more samples from Panasonic's new, affordable full-frame zoom for your consideration.

June 14
Datacolor's new SpyderX Photo Kit bundles 3 of its popular calibration tools at a $180 discount

Datacolor's new SpyderX Photo Kit combines some of its most popular calibration tools into a single kit at a dramatic discount (at least 'while supplies last').

Looking to upgrade your camera battery charger? The Hähnel ProCube 2 is worth considering

Some manufacturers no longer include a charger in the box when you buy a new camera. We look at a popular third-party option from Hähnel to see if spending more on a stand-alone charger makes sense.

June 13
DPReview TV: Do you still need camera filters for digital photography?

Are camera filters obsolete? Can't we just Photoshop images? Not so fast! We take a look at four filters you still need in your camera bag.

June 12
Slideshow: Winners of IPA's One-Shot 'MOVEMENT' competition

The International Photography Awards recently announced the winners of their One-Shot "MOVEMENT" photography competition.

Lensrentals discovers cracked sensor mounts inside some of its Sony a7-series rental fleet

Roger Cicala is back at it again, measuring flange-back distances of Lensrentals' fleet of stills cameras this time. But he wasn't expecting to find this...

Anonymous Camera for iOS anonymizes images to help protect the innocent

The app, which is targeted at journalists and activists, uses AI to blur out faces or remove entire bodies from images and videos, while also stripping the image of metadata.

Adobe Photoshop Camera app released for Android and iOS, offering AI-powered 'Lenses'

Adobe has released Photoshop Camera, a new app for Android and iOS that uses Adobe's Sensei AI to automatically adjust images and apply filter-like 'Lenses' to your photos either in real-time as you capture images or as you adjust photos in your image library.

Are mechanical film cameras better than electronic?

A lot of folks are snobby about mechanical cameras (us included), but are these gear/spring-loaded beauties really better than their electronic-controlled counterparts? We weigh the pros and cons of each.

June 11
Video: Photographer Martin Henson shows the versatility of pinhole cameras from his backyard

Photographer Martin Henson takes to his backyard to showcase his pinhole camera workflow and demonstrate some of the interesting ways photographers can use a pinhole camera.

Flashpoint announces wireless XPLOR Power 1200 Pro R2 flash, its most powerful flash

Flashpoint, Adorama's house brand for flash products, has announced the XPLOR Power 1200 Pro R2 flash. The wireless flash is the company's most powerful and between the flash head and power pack, it weighs around 17 pounds.

How Fujifilm could make its next X-H series camera the class leader for video

In a recent interview with DPReview, Fujifilm confirmed that it plans to continue its X-H line of cameras. So, we asked ourselves what it would take to make a future X-H2 the undisputed class leading camera for video.

Tamron announces versatile 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 zoom lens for E-mount

Tamron has released the 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III RXD lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless bodies. This compact, lightweight zoom lens should be available in late June for $729.

June 10
Ricoh launches 'Street Edition' version of its GR III with new paint and custom accessories

The GR III 'Street Edition' kit comes with a special paint job, custom genuine leather strap and a matching detachable viewfinder. Only 3500 kits will be sold starting in July, but the standalone GR III 'Street Edition' will be available in Autumn 2020.

Fujifilm releases minor firmware updates for seven of its XC, XF lenses

The only information provided in the changelog for each of the seven updates reads 'fix of minor bugs.' Still, it's worth keeping up to date on the firmware and we've rounded up the download links.

Delkin Devices unveils new 2TB CFexpress Type B card with read speeds up to 1,730MB/s

Assuming no one beats Delkin Devices to the shelves of retailers, this new 2TB CFexpress Type B card will be the highest-capacity CFexpress Type B card in the world.

MS Optics is back with a 24mm F2 Leica M-mount lens that’s almost as small as a body cap

MS Optic's latest lens is an ultra-small, wide-angle lens for Leica M-mount camera systems.

DPReview TV: Panasonic 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 first impressions

The new Panasonic S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 is smaller and lighter than a constant aperture zoom and could be a great option for wide angle shooters using L-mount cameras. Chris and Jordan got their hands on a pre-production unit and tell us what they think.

Panasonic S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 pre-production sample gallery (DPReview TV)

The Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 is a compact, lightweight wide zoom lens for L-mount bodies. See how it looks in this pre-production sample gallery shot by our crew at DPReview TV.

June 9
Notice: Tamron issues product advisory for its 70-180mm F2.8 Sony E-mount lens

Tamron says a number of units shipped out without having their internal floating optics calibrated properly to correct for chromatic aberration.

Lumix Tether for Streaming allows some Lumix users to use their camera as a webcam

The updated tethering software creates a clean Live View panel that can be captured for broadcasting, allowing top-end Lumix users to stream to social media and video meetings using their camera.

ProGrade Digital's new CFexpress Type B cards offer read speeds up to 1,700MB/S

The new 'Cobalt label' cards offer read and write speeds up to 1,700MB/s and 1,400MB/s, respectively, while the 'Gold label' cards offer slower sustained write speeds at a lower cost.

Computational photography part III: Computational lighting, 3D scene and augmented reality

In the final segment our three-part series on computational photography, we look at the concepts of computational lighting, 3D scene and augmented reality, and their potential to change the way we capture photos.

Call for submissions: Samsung Galaxy S20/S20+ community sample gallery

Calling all Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20+ owners! Submit your favorite photos taken with your phone and help us assemble a community-powered sample gallery.

The Sony a7R IV is the most capable mirrorless camera over $2000

We've updated our 'best cameras over $2000' buying guide, and the Sony a7R IV is now our favorite mirrorless camera in the $2000-4000 price range. It sits alongside the Nikon D850, which is our choice for those who prefer DSLRs.

June 8
Dreamstime increases royalties for stock photo contributors in response to COVID-19's economic impact

Photographers, like many professionals, have been impacted by COVID-19. To help photographers during these troubled times, stock photo agency Dreamstime has announced a temporary increase in their royalties structure.

PhotoStatistica is a macOS app for visualizing the EXIF data of your photos

The macOS app will parse through the EXIF data of your photos and visually breakdown the results into bar, pie and pivot charts using more than 20 variables.

Visionox is ready to mass produce under-display front cameras

First production devices with under-display front cameras can be expected for Q1 2021.

Apple patent shows how you may one day be able to capture 'synthetic group selfies'

The patent shows how a special photo mode within the camera app would allow people to create composited selfies with friends and family.

Nikon Coolpix P950 review

The Nikon Coolpix P950 is a powerful superzoom compact camera, built around a 24-2000mm equivalent zoom lens. Successor to the popular P900, the P950 adds an improved EVF, Raw capture and 4K video. So is it worth $800?

June 7
Video: Netflix makes its Platon documentary episode free on Youtube

The 45-minute episode is one of 14 episodes in its Abstract: The Art of Design docuseries and follows Platon as he photographs former National Security Advisor and retired four-star general Colin Powell.

Computational photography part II: Computational sensors and optics

In this article, the second in a three-art series about computational photography, we look beyond the basics and explore the concepts of computational sensors and lenses.

June 6
The gear that got away: reader responses

Intrigue, unlikely reunions, tragic endings – our readers' stories of the gear they sold and wish they hadn't include all the makings of a summer blockbuster.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T4 review

Is the Fujifilm X-T4 the king of APS-C cameras? Chris and Jordan answer that question and explain why the X-T3 may still be a good option for some.

Fujifilm X-T4 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Our team from DPReview TV has been shooting a production Fujifilm X-T4 all week. Check out these new sample photos from the Canadian Rockies and the beautiful city of Calgary, Alberta.

June 5
NiSi Optics' new 150mm Explorer Collection ND filters claim to be twice as durable as other filters

The 150mm filters are made of B270 tempered glass, measure 2mm thick and use a 'special glass hardening process' to make them twice as durable as other glass filters.

Instagram clarifies its sublicense terms don't cover embedded images

The bombshell statement has major implications for how future copyright infringement lawsuits play out.

Lexar launches $50 USB Type-C CFexpress card reader with speeds up to 1,050MB/s

Although it's only available to pre-order at this time, the Lexar Professional CFexpress USB 3.1 Reader is amongst the most affordable CFexpress readers on the market.

Film Fridays: Konica Hexar RF review

Is the Konica Hexar RF a suitable replacement for the Leica M7, especially for those craving an automated M-mount rangefinder? 35mmc's Hamish Gill has the answers.

Olympus PEN E-PL10 sample gallery

We've been testing Olympus' newest beginner-friendly mirrorless camera as the weather warms up, documenting all kinds of creatures reappearing in the wild.

June 4
Hasselblad firmware includes video and focus bracketing for X1D II, 907X cameras

The video position on the X1D II mode dial will finally get some action as 2.7K and FHD movies can now be recorded a new firmware release that also makes focus stacking and white balancing easier

Fujifilm donates Instax cameras, film to hospitals in Europe to help staff connect with patients amid COVID-19

By taking instant portraits and attaching them to their hospital gowns, hospital staff can add a personal touch to their caretaking, even while wearing extraordinary amounts of PPE.

Android smartphones can become soft bricked if you use the wrong photo for a wallpaper

The issue will be fixed in Android 11, but users still on Android 10 need to be extra careful.

Video: Mathieu Stern uses beet juice to create an 'anthotype' prints

If you are looking for a fun photography project to try, Mathieu Stern has a neat idea for you. Using the 'anthotype' process, Stern used only beetroot juice, paper, a photo positive and a bit of time in the sun to create a phytotype photograph.

GoPro releases GoPro Labs, a beta update that adds experimental features to your HERO8 Black

GoPro Labs will let you add experimental features to your HERO8 Black action cam through a beta firmware update.

Let it roll: why camera makers are going to keep adding video

Cameras' video capabilities just keep getting better. But what if you're not interested in video? Here's why you probably won't get stills-only versions of most cameras, and why they wouldn't be cheaper, if you did.

Is the Sony ZV-1 the best vlogging camera, and what's it like for photography?

The Sony ZV-1 is the first overtly vlogging-focused camera on the market. We look at how it compares to the likes of the Canon Powershot G7 X III, both for vlogging and for photography.

June 3
Lensrentals bought a $10K machine to test the flange-to-sensor distance of more than 2,500 cinema cameras

What started as an internal means of checking the flange to sensor distance of its inventory turned into the painstaking task of measuring more than 2,500 camera bodies.

The Photography Show is going virtual (and free) for 2020, after initially being pushed back

After originally being delayed, the organizers have decided to take the event virtual due to 'the continued uncertainty around hosting large events.'

Nik Collection 3 by DxO announced: Includes new Perspective Efex, faster workflow & more

DxO has announced Nik Collection 3. The popular plugin suite includes a new Perspective Efex plugin for fixing distortion and adjusting perspective, bringing the total number of plugins in the suite to eight.

Computational photography part I: What is computational photography?

The term 'computational photography' gets used a lot these days, but what exactly is it? In this article, the first in a three-part series, guest contributor Vasily Zubarev dives deep to show us how photography will work in the future.

DPReview TV: What's in Jordan's camera bag?

DPReview TV host Jordan Drake schleps around a lot of camera equipment. In this video he shows us what gear he carries in his ThinkTank Urban Disguise 50 V2 camera bag to make the magic happen.

June 2
Photographer sues Microsoft for $2.25M, alleges copyright infringement of 15 images

The lawsuit seeks up to $150,000 per image, among other things, potentially amounting to $2.25 million in statutory damages.

CIPA's April report shows digital camera production, shipments are down 56.4%, 63.7%, respectively, YoY

CIPA's April 2020 numbers reveal shipments of both DSLR and mirrorless cameras are down 60.8% and 67%, respectively, compared to April 2019.

Cosina announces 'Stills Edition' version of its Nokton 40mm F1.2 lens for Sony E-mount

The lens is based on the non-SE version of the lens, with only a few minor design changes oriented towards stills photographers.

Sony Xperia 1 Mark II sample gallery updated

We've taken the Xperia 1 Mark II to a few of our favorite spots around Seattle to get a better idea of what this flagship smartphone is capable of – see for yourself in our updated sample gallery.

June 1
As protests continue in the US, journalists report being targeted by police

As protests across the United States continue, there is an alarming rise in the number of incidents regarding police attacking photojournalists and members of the press.

Samsung reported to be expanding its image sensor production line

Business Korea says Samsung is converting one of its DRAM production facilities into an image sensor production line, to the tune of roughly $815M.

Fujifilm X-T4 full-production sample gallery

Ever since we published our full X-T4 review last week, we just can't seem to put the camera down. It really is that nice to use. As for the image quality, we'll just let you be the judge of that!