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August 2020 news and reviews

August 4
Adobe reveals how its CAI digital content attribution system will work

The system will track an image from creation to distribution and beyond, but whether it becomes a new standard will depend on the wider industry's participation.

Apple upgrades its 27" iMac with 10-gen Intel CPUs, new AMD GPUs and doubles RAM capacity

In addition to new CPUs, CPUs, more RAM capacity and better storage options, the new iMac also has an option to upgrade to a nano-textured glass display like that found on Apple's Pro Display XDR.

DPReview TV: Olympus 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS review

The Olympus 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS is a light and compact telephoto zoom for the Micro Four Thirds system. It gets the same weather sealing as Olympus's Pro lenses, but does it stand up optically? We put it to the test to find out.

Olympus 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Our team from DPReview TV took the new Olympus 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 to the Calgary zoo for a day of telephoto shooting. View our sample gallery to see how the images look.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV initial review

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 IV is the company's entry-level DSLR-shaped mirrorless camera. While it has a higher resolution sensor and new processor, its biggest focus is on selfies.

Olympus E-M10 IV sample gallery

We took Olympus's latest OM-D model from the beach to the mountains to see how its image quality stacks up.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5-6.3 IS sample gallery

Olympus's new M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5-6.3 IS has arrived and it adds a versatile piece of kit to the brand's vast arsenal of lenses. We've just started shooting with it and already we're impressed with the sharpness throughout the zoom range.

Olympus's new E-M10 IV has a selfie-friendly screen and 20MP sensor

Olympus has announced the OM-D E-M10 IV, a compact Micro Four Thirds camera that adds a 20MP sensor, a flip-down touchscreen, improved autofocus and USB charging to an already capable camera.

Olympus 100-400mm F5-6.3 II arrives in September for $1500

Olympus is expanding its lens offerings to include a new tele-zoom: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS. With an equivalent reach of 800mm it offers three stops of stabilization along with a dust- and splash-proof design.

Tamron developing compact 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for E-mount

Tamron has announced the development of what it claims is the 'smallest and lightest' telephoto zoom for Sony E-mount: the 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD. This 544g (19.2oz) full-frame lens is expected to ship this fall.

August 3
Nikon offer lets you trade up any camera to a Nikon Z5 with a special $100 bonus offer

Nikon has announced a special trade-in offer for its Z5 full-frame mirrorless camera. All you need to do is trade-in any working camera toward the purchase of a Nikon Z5. In addition to the trade-in value of your camera, Nikon is offering a $100 bonus from now until September 27, 2020.

TTArtisan announces limited-edition 35mm F1.4 M-mount lens wrapped in 24K gold

The 'Gold Skin' version of the lens is identical to its black and silver 35mm F1.4 M-mount contemporaries, aside from, well, the 24K gold.

Canon image hosting platform, image.canon, temporarily shut down after loss of users content

Following issues over the weekend, Canon has confirmed its image and video hosting platform, image.canon, suffered a problem that's resulted in the loss of an unknown amount of users' original photo and video files.

Canon EOS R5 and R6 overheating claims tested: cameras work as promised - but that's not enough

Canon's EOS R5 and R6 video capabilities have been overshadowed by discussion of overheating concerns. We conducted a series of tests to see how serious the problem is.

Nikon D6: initial sample images

We're getting acquainted with the D6, Nikon's newest pro flagship DSLR. Take a look at some of our early sample images, including a number from the AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm F2.8.

August 2
MetaLog iOS App makes it easy to record metadata for your film photography

Shooting on film doesn't mean you have to entirely eschew the benefits of more modern technology. MetaLog makes it easy to keep track of settings, locations and more for every film photo you capture.

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS sample gallery

Sigma's 100-400mm for full-frame Sony mirrorless offers quite a bit of reach for under $1000. Take a look at what it can do.

August 1
DPReview TV: Canon EOS R5 review

The EOS R5 is Canon's flagship mirrorless camera, and there's a lot to like. We put it to the test for both stills and video and also address the overheating issues you may have heard about.

Canon EOS R5 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Much of the early attention surrounding the Canon EOS R5 focused on video specs, but it's a mean photo machine as well. Check out this new gallery from DPReview TV, complete with Raw images.