ACD Systems has announced ACDSee Photo Studio 2022. The digital asset management and photo editing application leverages AI to deliver new facial recognition tools, improved organization and more.
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The app, which is available to download for free with an optional in-app purchase, includes more than 40 film simulation recipes you can apply to JPEGs captured with Ricoh GR, GR II, GR III and GR IIIx cameras.
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Stephen Dowling, founder of Kosmo Foto, shares the details of the OM-X, a prototype camera Olympus had planned on releasing before 'technical difficulties' during production led them to releasing the OM-1.
Report: ProRes recording on Apple's new iPhone 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max models will tear through up to 6GB/minute
videoSep 23, 2021 at 20:59
There are conflicting reports as to whether it'll be 6GB or 4GB per minute, but whatever the case is, be prepared to have plenty of storage on hand.
Sep 23, 2021 at 17:45
The annual Siena Drone Photo Awards recently announced their winners and finalists.
EU proposes legislation requiring USB-C charging ports on devices, including iPhones and digital cameras
Sep 23, 2021 at 16:14
Tired of multiple devices using different charging cables? So is the European Union's European Commission. Proposed legislation will require all electronic devices to use USB-C charging ports starting in 2023.
mobileSep 23, 2021 at 13:58
Entrepreneur Chris Whalen is using his app, Historik, to bring parts of his hometown back from the distant past. Using augmented reality, Historik lets users explore 3D AR recreations of historical artifacts.
Sep 22, 2021 at 19:56
Today, at its Surface event, Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Duo 2, all of which bring welcomed improvements to their respective predecessors.
Sep 22, 2021 at 18:00
Photographer Markus Hofstaetter is never one to back down from an interesting photography project. His latest work takes his wet-plate photo process and applies it to food photography.
Sep 22, 2021 at 16:41
This year's iPhone 13 lineup is all about bigger sensors and faster lenses. Apple managed to cram the 12 Pro Max camera into the 13 Mini this year, and have stepped up the game with its largest sensor ever.
Sep 22, 2021 at 15:54
While we're waiting to receive our review unit, we've rounded up a collection of video and written reviews that dive into the details of Apple's new iPhone 13 lineup.
lens newsSep 22, 2021 at 13:59
The budget-friendly lens offers autofocus, EXIF support and a built-in USB-C port for installing future firmware updates.
reviewSep 22, 2021 at 13:00
A little over a year after releasing the OM 4, DJI returns with the OM 5, a smaller, more capable model. It's can deliver great results, though as we found, not without a little bit of practice.
Sep 21, 2021 at 18:51
Vaonis has announced another smart telescope, the Hyperia. Vaonis's latest telescope camera has a 61MP full-frame image sensor and a large 1050mm optic.
videoSep 21, 2021 at 17:56
The three-minute video is an overview of the features Samsung's new HP1 mobile image sensor offers, including its various pixel-binning modes, Smart ISO and Double Super PD autofocus capabilities.
Sep 21, 2021 at 17:10
The monitor doesn't quite match the specifications of Apple's Pro Display XDR monitor, but it does include a built-in stand and retails for $1,000 less than Apple's offering.
Sep 21, 2021 at 12:29
Capture One 22 will launch this December with new features like HDR merging and panorama stitching. If you've yet to give Capture One a go, Capture One has announced that new users can purchase Capture One 21 during a limited window and receive Capture One 22 for free in December.
Sep 20, 2021 at 19:29
Ilford aims to make film photography more approachable and fun with a trio of new products, including a Pop-Up Darkroom, Darkroom Starter Kit and 35mm Gift Calendar.
Sep 20, 2021 at 17:42
The new CFexpress Type A Cobalt line offers solid performance at a relatively affordable price, a combo ProGrade hopes will the CFexpress type A format to catch on with more consumers and manufacturers.
lens newsSep 20, 2021 at 14:34
TTartisan hasn't shared the price or release date of the lens, but has confirmed it will be available for Canon EOS M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E mount APS-C camera systems.
reviewSep 20, 2021 at 13:00
ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021 is a fully-featured alternative to Adobe's Lightroom for Windows users. So how does it compare? Read our detailed review to find out.
Historical footnote to technology of the future: three moments with the Canon EOS R3 that changed my opinion of Eye Control
Sep 19, 2021 at 14:00
Eye Control might sound like a complicated gimmick, but Richard Butler found himself looking at it as a technology to cut through the complexity of modern cameras.
Sep 19, 2021 at 14:00
Apple has just released a 7-minute video outlining the key improvements to the phones, mainly in the camera photo and video department. It's worth a watch if you're trying to determine which model to pre-order.
videoSep 18, 2021 at 18:17
Gordon Laing is back with another episode of Retro Review, this time showing off the first digital camera he owned, a 3.3MP Sony S70, which was released 21 years ago.
videoSep 18, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan received a lot of feedback after their preview of the Canon EOS R3, and in this episode the pair answer some of the questions that came up in the YouTube comments. Watch the video to see if they answered one of yours.
Sep 17, 2021 at 14:53
Jupiter is hit with objects throughout the year, but it's an infrequent event that's often observable for only a second or two. Amateur astronomer José Luis Pereira observed Jupiter on a clear night earlier this week and caught such an impact with his camera and telescope.
Sep 17, 2021 at 13:00
Did our coverage of new film emulsion No. 5 last month pique your interest? Arnas Špaka, the creator of NoColorStudio, shares how the initiative's first film stock came to fruition, speaking to our friends at 35mmc.
videoSep 16, 2021 at 19:19
In the latest episode of Japan Camera Hunter’s ‘Camera Geekery’ video series, Bellamy Hunt provides an in-depth look at one of the most sought-after Rolleiflex TLR cameras to ever be produced.
Sep 16, 2021 at 16:03
GoPro's Hero9 action camera included a new design and a 23MP sensor. GoPro has retained the same sensor and design this year but added a faster chip inside the camera. With more speed, the camera takes better advantage of its sensor and offers improved all-around performance.
Sep 16, 2021 at 13:41
The all-metal, fully manual lens is a tribute to SLR lenses released in the late 1960s.
Sep 16, 2021 at 13:00
Canon recently paid a visit to the DPReview headquarters and took us out for some sports shooting with pre-production EOS R3's. One of the first things we wanted to know was, can Eye Control AF replace the tried-and-true AF joystick?
Sep 15, 2021 at 20:58
Instagram's Head of Public Policy has responded to a story from The Wall Street Journal that claims Facebook has ignored its own research, which shows the toll Instagram has on the mental health of teens.
Sep 15, 2021 at 19:36
Nikon Instruments recently announced the winners and finalists for their 47th annual Small World Photomicrography competition.
Sep 15, 2021 at 18:11
The new 11T and 11T Pro offer nearly identical specifications, including a triple-camera array headlined by a 109MP Samsung sensor with a 24mm (equiv.) lens in front.
Sep 15, 2021 at 16:24
Oppo and Kodak have formed a new partnership. The first product to come from the relationship is a Kodak 35-inspired Find X3 Pro Photographer Edition smartphone.
sample gallerySep 15, 2021 at 13:00
Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV recently published their first impressions review of the Canon EOS R3 with eye-controlled focus. Check out their sample gallery, which includes sports photos, to see how the images look.
Sep 15, 2021 at 12:00
We conducted an ask-me-anything thread over on Reddit on Tuesday, inviting questions about the EOS R3. We ended up digging into some of the fine detail and will be back online today to mop up any remaining questions later today.
Sep 14, 2021 at 20:11
Apple iPhone 13's new Cinematic Mode uses its multiple cameras to capture a depth map when shooting video so you can rack focus and adjust depth-of-field after the fact. Apple also studied creative choices DPs make to enhance video AF.
Sep 14, 2021 at 18:44
In addition to its flagship iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max devices, Apple also shared the details of its base-level iPhone 13 smartphone, as well as its new iPad and updated iPad Mini models.
iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max: A15 Bionic chipset, new triple-camera array, ProMotion display and more
Sep 14, 2021 at 15:37
Today, during its online 'California Streaming' livestream, Apple revealed the details of its latest iPhone models, including the iPhone 13, 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max. Two updated iPad models we also announced, the 'new' iPad and a substantially updated iPad Mini.
The Canon EOS R3 is the company's first high-end mirrorless camera designed for sports, wildlife and photojournalism. Built around a 24MP Stacked CMOS sensor and the company's RF mount, the R3 is designed to handle virtually any situation it encounters. Learn more in our initial review.
videoSep 14, 2021 at 10:00
Chris and Jordan have been using a pre-production copy of the new EOS R3. Find out what they think of it after a day of shooting sports and wildlife, including the return of Canon's eye-controlled focus.
sample gallerySep 14, 2021 at 10:00
We had the opportunity recently to shoot with pre-production samples of the Canon EOS R3, including a long session at a soccer practice, and a trip to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Check out what this all-new sensor is capable of in our sample gallery.
lens newsSep 14, 2021 at 10:00
Canon has just introduced a portable 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM tele-zoom lens along with an ultra-compact 16mm F2.8 STM for its RF-mount. The 100-400 is easy to hand-hold and has up to 5.5 stops of shake reduction. The 16mm F2.8 won't take up much room in your bag and is priced at under $300.
camera newsSep 14, 2021 at 10:00
Canon has announced the EOS R3, a pro-grade 24MP mirrorless camera designed for sports, wildlife and photojournalism. It revives Canon's Eye Control AF technology, as part of the company's most powerful autofocus system yet.
lens newsSep 14, 2021 at 04:00
After confirming in June that it would be available in 2021, Nikon has officially announced the Nikkor 40mm F2, a compact, affordable prime lens for the mirrorless Z-mount.
Sep 13, 2021 at 20:25
The South Australian Museum recently announced the winners and finalists for the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 competition.
Sep 13, 2021 at 20:05
As Instagram becomes inundated with ads and video content, social media platform 100ASA wants to lure photographers away from the Facebook-owned platform with a focus on quality over quantity.
Sep 13, 2021 at 15:25
Apple says the 'high amplitude vibrations' of the engines inside high-powered motorcycles can cause damage to AF, OIS units inside iPhones when mounted to the vehicle.
Sep 13, 2021 at 14:00
Apple's next-generation MacBook Pros are just around the corner, and the rumor mill is churning with hopes, dreams and speculation. In that vein, we've put together a list of the five most important photo and video editing features that are (probably) coming to the Mac very soon.
We've been shooting with the new Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR for some time, on both the newly announced GFX 50S II and the 100MP GFX 100S. Check out our gallery of sample images to see what it can do in a range of different shooting situations.
Sep 12, 2021 at 14:00
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are digital assets that live on the blockchain. They can represent various types of media including audio, video, and photography. In this article, we talk to several photographers working in this emerging medium to understand how it could reshape the way we buy and sell photos.
videoSep 11, 2021 at 17:42
The timelapse consists of more than 13.3 million photographs capturing the 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, U.S.
videoSep 11, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan review the Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, available in E-mount, Z-mount, and RF-mount. Find out why Chris concludes, "there's nothing else like this lens on the market."
sample gallerySep 11, 2021 at 14:00
The Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 may not be technically perfect, but it's a unique lens with a lot of character. Check out Chris and Jordan's sample gallery from DPReview TV to get a sense of the images it can create.
Sep 10, 2021 at 19:10
Vimeo first launched HDR content on its platform in 2017. Today, Vimeo is the first open online platform to enable hosting, sharing and playback of videos created in Dolby Vision on Apple devices.
lens newsSep 10, 2021 at 17:19
Venus Optics says it worked to strike a balance between size and performance while appealing to both still photographers and videographers.
Sep 10, 2021 at 16:39
After over six years serving as DJI's Vice President of Policy & Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman is leaving the drone maker.
vivo announces global launch of its X70 Pro+, a photo powerhouse with Qi charging, improved cameras and more
mobileSep 10, 2021 at 14:56
Vivo has announced the global rollout of its X70 Series of smartphones, including its flagship X70 Pro+, which features improved cameras, Qi charging and an IP68 rating.
Sep 10, 2021 at 14:00
We've just got our hands on the latest compact semi-fast primes from Sigma. Click through for a look at what they offer, how they compare, and where the I-series lineup now stands.
reviewSep 10, 2021 at 13:00
Madeleina Schwantes, writing for 35MMC, shares what it's like to shoot with the rather unique Voigtlander Bessamatic Deluxe.
Sep 9, 2021 at 18:42
The Leica Q2 ‘007 Edition’ camera will be limited to 250 units and retail (body-only) for $7,995.
lens newsSep 9, 2021 at 16:38
The new 30mm T1.5 offers a budget option for film makers, especially those shooting with full frame sensors, while still providing full cine-lens features
Sep 9, 2021 at 16:08
Skylum has revealed the next version of its Luminar photo-editing software, Luminar Neo. The new app includes multiple AI-based editing tools, improved performance and a new editing engine.
OM Digital Solutions announces development of 20mm F1.4 and 40-150mm F4.0 PRO lenses, updates lens roadmap
Sep 9, 2021 at 12:40
OM Digital Solutions has revealed it's developing two new PRO series lenses for Micro Four Thirds camera systems and has updated its lens roadmap to highlight three new upcoming lenses.
videoSep 9, 2021 at 12:30
Chris and Jordan have a special treat for this episode: reviews of the new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN and its 90mm F2.8 sibling. See how they perform and whether they should end up in your camera bag.
sample gallerySep 9, 2021 at 12:30
We've been shooting around town with Sigma's new 24mm F2 DG DN 'Contemporary' lens on the super-high-res Panasonic S1R and have published an initial sample gallery. Click-through to see how it performs.
sample gallerySep 9, 2021 at 12:30
Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV just reviewed the new Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary lens. Check out the sample photos they shot along the way to judge image quality for yourself.
lens newsSep 9, 2021 at 12:30
Sigma has introduced a pair of lenses in its I-series of premium primes: the 24mm F2 DG DN and 90mm F2.8 DG DN 'Contemporary'. The lenses are very well-built, relatively compact, and will be available for E- and L-mount later this month for $639.
Sep 8, 2021 at 19:03
If you want to improve the organization of your camera bag, Field Made Co.'s lens indicator labels may be just what you're looking for.
camera newsSep 8, 2021 at 17:49
The 24MP APS-C camera features an all-new 40mm (full-frame equiv.) F2.8 lens, a new image processor and more.
Sep 8, 2021 at 13:56
DJI today releases the latest 3-axis gimbal in their OM series, the OM 5. It's portable, lightweight, and boasts new features.
Sep 7, 2021 at 19:20
After teasing many of its new features, ON1 has announced ON1 Photo RAW 2022. The all-in-one photo editor includes many new features that leverage artificial intelligence to create its most robust software so far.
camera newsSep 7, 2021 at 18:01
The teaser shows off a Canon RF lens mount and notes a livestreamed event will take place at 12pm CEST (+2 UTC) on September 14, 2021.
Sep 7, 2021 at 17:25
The event is returning to its usual September timeframe after it was pushed back into October in 2020, presumably due to issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 7, 2021 at 15:17
During a presentation, a Samsung executive revealed the company’s plans to have a 576MP image sensor ready by 2025.
Sep 7, 2021 at 13:00
The Fujifilm GFX 50S II and its kit lens, the GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 are, respectively, the most affordable medium format digital camera ever released, and the most compact zoom yet for Fujifilm's GF system. Click through to learn more about both.
lens newsSep 6, 2021 at 13:21
The lens, which has an emphasis on portrait photography, is available for Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony FE camera systems.
We've been shooting with, and enjoying the Canon EF-M 32mm F1.4 STM for some time, and with summer starting (finally) to fade here in Seattle, we've taken this opportunity to update our previously-published gallery with new 32MP samples from the EOS M6 II.
Sep 5, 2021 at 13:34
We’ve rounded up the finalists for the 2021 Ocean Photography Awards, which were recently announced.
Sep 4, 2021 at 14:00
We take a closer look at the new Fujifilm XF33mm F1.4 R LM WR, and what it tells us about the XF23mm LM WR announced alongside it, as Fujifilm updates its X-mount primes.
videoSep 4, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan analyze all the announcements from Fujifilm's recent X Summit: GFX 50S II, X-T30 II, new X-mount lenses, new GF-mount lenses, a teaser for a stacked CMOS sensor and more!
Sep 3, 2021 at 19:12
Astronaut and photographer Thomas Pesquet was treated recently to brilliant blue auroral displays while stationed aboard the ISS.
sample gallerySep 3, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan have been busy this week! This gallery features full resolution sample images from their review of the new Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 prime lens. Take a trip to Canada's Maritime provinces and enjoy the tail end of summer.
videoSep 3, 2021 at 13:00
While not known by much of the west until after the fall of the Berlin Wall, production of the high-end KMZ Start totaled 75,000 units and actually beat the Nikon F to market. Click through to learn more.
Sep 2, 2021 at 19:08
Asus is doubling down on OLED displays. The company has announced new ProArt Studiobook and Vivobook Pro laptops, all equipped with OLED displays. The notebooks range in price from under $1,000 to $2,500 and include many features suited to photographers and videographers.
Slideshow: A bewildered roadrunner at the US—Mexico border took home the grand prize in this year’s Bird Photographer of the Year competition
Sep 2, 2021 at 17:33
A confused roadrunner at the United States—Mexico border wall took home first place in the Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 photo competition.
camera newsSep 2, 2021 at 14:00
Fujifilm has announced the GFX 50S II, a 50 Megapixel medium-format camera that will cost just $4000. It features in-body stabilization, a two-axis tilting LCD, a 3.69M-dot EVF and the ability to create super-high-res 205MP photos.
Fujifilm's latest medium-format digital camera, the GFX 50S II, captures some truly lovely images. Turns out, it makes a pretty good travel camera too – one of our editors took it along for a trip home to the UK to see just what it's capable of.
sample gallerySep 2, 2021 at 14:00
We've been shooting a pre-production copy of Fujifilm's new XF 33mm F1.4 prime lens. We're pretty impressed, but check out our sample gallery to see the results for yourself.
camera newsSep 2, 2021 at 14:00
Fujifilm today quietly rolled out an updated X-T30 and a lower-cost X-T3. The X-T30 II gains a higher-resolution LCD and additional RAM, allowing it to perform at the same level as the X-T4. The X-T3 WW is the same as the regular model, minus a battery charger.
Fujifilm has announced two new prime lenses for its APS-C format X-mount - the XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR and XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR, covering equivalent focal lengths of 35mm and 50mm respectively. Click through to learn more.
Alongside the GFX 50S II, Fujifilm has announced a compact and lightweight 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 weather-sealed zoom lens that is intended to balance excellent optical performance with portability.
Fujifilm has unveiled its latest development roadmap for X- and GF-series lenses, for the company's APS-C and medium format mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. A total of 17 lenses are on the roadmap, including a tilt-shift lens for medium format.
Sep 2, 2021 at 13:02
Fujifilm's latest 'X Summit' event is underway in Tokyo, with promises of news about new products for both X and GFX series. You can watch it live here and we'll be reporting the announcements as they happen.
Sep 1, 2021 at 17:33
The V-RAPTOR ST is the first camera in RED's new DSMC3 generation of cameras and packs inside a 35.4MP CMOS sensor (8192 x 4320 pixels) capable of capturing over 17 stops of dynamic range.
videoSep 1, 2021 at 16:37
Digital camera technology improves rapidly, but that doesn't mean old cameras can't capture good images, right? Photographer Eduardo Pavez Goye put this theory to the test by going hands-on with the original Canon EOS-1D, Canon's first pro DSLR.
Sep 1, 2021 at 15:01
The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards takes a more lighthearted approach to wildlife photography, all while raising funds for a good cause. This gallery showcases 11 of the 42 finalist photographs of this year’s contest.
Sep 1, 2021 at 13:00
No, really. We mean it. They actually may.
lens newsSep 1, 2021 at 02:00
Panasonic has announced the compact Lumix S 24mm F1.8 full-frame lens for L-mount. It features seven special elements and a linear focus motor, and weighs just 310 grams (11 ounces).
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