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September 24
ACDSee Photo Studio 2022 announced: New face recognition technology, improved performance and more

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.

Ricoh Recipes: a free Android, iOS app that offers film simulation recipes for Ricoh GR cameras

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.

Film Friday: Meet the Olympus OM-X, a modular, prototype camera that was meant to be the OM-1

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.

September 23
Report: ProRes recording on Apple's new iPhone 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max models will tear through up to 6GB/minute

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.

Slideshow: Winners and finalists for the 2021 Siena Drone Photo Awards

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

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.

Rokinon / Samyang AF 35mm F1.8 FE sample gallery

The Rokinon (Samyang in most regions) AF 35mm F1.8 FE is an impressively sharp standard prime for full-frame Sony mirrorless bodies. See how it performs in a variety of situations in our sample gallery.

Historik app uses AR to combine the modern world with historical events, landmarks

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.

September 22
Getting flexible: Microsoft announces Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Duo 2

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.

Video: Using wet-plate collodion photography process for high-end food photography

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.

All Apple iPhone 13 and 13 Pro camera upgrades: Explained

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.

iPhone 13 review round-up: a meta review of Apple's latest iPhone 13 lineup

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.

Viltrox announces $399 35mm F1.8 autofocus lens for Nikon Z mount cameras

The budget-friendly lens offers autofocus, EXIF support and a built-in USB-C port for installing future firmware updates.

Review: The DJI OM 5 smartphone gimbal gets more compact, still adds features

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.

September 21
Vaonis announces $45,000 telescope camera with 61MP full-frame sensor, 1050mm optic

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.

Samsung shares new promotional video for its pixel-packed 200MP HP1 mobile image sensor

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.

LG's unveils the 32" 4K UltraFine OLED Pro monitor, a $3,999 consumer-ready OLED display

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.

DPReview TV: Why Jordan is buying the iPhone 13

Find out why DPReview TV's Jordan Drake is planning to buy the iPhone 13, what excites him about its new cameras, and what he thinks of Cinematic mode. He also explains why he probably won't use ProRes for video.

Capture One announces special upgrade path to Capture One 22 for new users

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.

September 20
Ilford announces Pop-Up Darkroom, Darkroom Starter Kit and film gift calendar

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.

ProGrade announces $330 160GB CFexpress Type A card with max read speeds of 800MB/s

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.

TTartisan teases a new 40mm F2.8 1:1 macro lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

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.

Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN | C sample gallery

The Sigma 90mm F2.8 DN DG | C is the latest in the company's I series range of compact, mid-priced primes for E- and L-mounts. We caught what might be the last of Seattle's sunshine in our 90mm sample gallery.

Software review: ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021 is a speedy Lightroom alternative

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.

September 19
Historical footnote to technology of the future: three moments with the Canon EOS R3 that changed my opinion of Eye Control

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.

Apple's 7 minute video helps you decide which iPhone 13 has the best camera for you

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.

September 18
Video: a Retro Review of the 3.3MP Sony S70 digital camera, 21 years after its release

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.

DPReview TV: Chris and Jordan answer your questions about the Canon EOS R3

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.

September 17
A dedicated amateur astronomer in Brazil caught an object hitting Jupiter's surface

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.

Film Friday: More information about how NoColorStudio developed its new 'No. 5' emulsion

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.

September 16
Video: A look at the rare ‘white face’ Rolleiflex 2.8F twin-lens reflex camera

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.

GoPro announces Hero10 Black with new chip, better performance and improved usability

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.

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV recently reviewed Sigma's new 24mm F2 DG DN 'Contemporary' lens. Check out the sample gallery from their review to see what this lens can deliver.

Cosina unveils a $600 Voigtlander 28mm F2.8 Aspherical lens for Nikon F mount camera systems

The all-metal, fully manual lens is a tribute to SLR lenses released in the late 1960s.

Is the Canon EOS R3's Eye Control AF good enough for sports shooting?

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?

September 15
Facebook responds to WSJ report stating it's aware of the harmful influence Instagram has on teens

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.

Slideshow: Winners of Nikon's 47th annual Small World Photomicrography competition

Nikon Instruments recently announced the winners and finalists for their 47th annual Small World Photomicrography competition.

Xiaomi’s new 11T Pro offers 120W charging, 108MP camera module and more

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.

Oppo to launch Kodak-branded Find X3 Pro Photographer Edition smartphone

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.

What you need to know about the new Canon EOS R3

The Canon EOS R3 is here! Click through for more information about Canon's new professional mirrorless camera, our thoughts on how it handles, and a breakdown of its major features.

Canon EOS R3 pre-production sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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.

Want to know more about the Canon EOS R3? Ask us anything on Reddit

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.

September 14
Did Apple's iPhone 13 ‘Cinematic Mode’ just revolutionize mobile cinematography?

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.

Apple shows off the iPhone 13 and two updated iPad models

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

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.

Canon EOS R3 Initial Review

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.

DPReview TV: Canon EOS R3 first impressions review

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.

Surf and turf: Canon EOS R3 pre-production sample gallery

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.

Canon goes far and wide with new RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 and 16mm F2.8 lenses

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.

Canon launches EOS R3, a pro mirrorless camera with 30 fps, eye control and advanced AF

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.

Nikon officially announces the Nikkor Z 40mm F2 compact prime

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.

September 13
Slideshow: Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 winners and finalists

The South Australian Museum recently announced the winners and finalists for the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 competition.

100ASA aims to best Instagram through community-based content curation

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.

PSA: Apple warns that high-powered motorcycles can damage autofocus, image stabilization in iPhones

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.

5 big improvements (probably) coming to Apple's next MacBook Pro

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.

Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR sample gallery

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.

September 12
NFTs: What they are and how they will impact photography

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.

September 11
EarthCam shares 20-year 9/11 Anniversary timelapse video, ‘Never Forgotten’

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.

DPReview TV: The Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 is a crazy fast lens for full-frame

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."

Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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.

September 10
Vimeo brings Dolby Vision HDR playback to millions of Apple devices

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.

Venus Optics unveils $899 Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, the world's fastest full-frame 35mm lens

Venus Optics says it worked to strike a balance between size and performance while appealing to both still photographers and videographers.

Brendan Schulman, DJI's VP of Policy & Legal Affairs, leaves DJI

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

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.

Hands-on with the new Sigma 24mm F2 and 90mm F2.8 Contemporary I Series

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.

Film Friday: Reviewing the 60-year-old Voigtlander Bessamatic Deluxe

Madeleina Schwantes, writing for 35MMC, shares what it's like to shoot with the rather unique Voigtlander Bessamatic Deluxe.

September 9
Leica’s Q2 ‘007 Edition’ camera celebrates ‘No Time to Die,’ the 25th Bond film

The Leica Q2 ‘007 Edition’ camera will be limited to 250 units and retail (body-only) for $7,995.

Irix adds 30mm T1.5 lens to full frame cine line-up

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

Skylum announces new AI-driven photo editor, Luminar Neo

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

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.

DPReview TV: Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN & 90mm F2.8 DG DN Quick Review

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.

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN 'Contemporary' initial sample gallery

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.

Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN 'Contemporary' sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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.

Sigma introduces 24mm F2 and 90mm F2.8 DG DN 'Contemporary' lenses

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.

September 8
These stylish labels make it easier to identify your lenses

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.

Ricoh’s new GR IIIx camera features a new 40mm equiv. lens, improved image processor and more

The 24MP APS-C camera features an all-new 40mm (full-frame equiv.) F2.8 lens, a new image processor and more.

DJI releases the OM 5, a portable and lightweight 3-axis gimbal for smartphones

DJI today releases the latest 3-axis gimbal in their OM series, the OM 5. It's portable, lightweight, and boasts new features.

Canon RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM sample gallery

The Canon RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM slots in beneath the pricier - and brighter - 15-35mm F2.8 in Canon's lineup. So how does it perform?

September 7
ON1 announces Photo RAW 2022: Sky Swap AI, Time-Lapse Creation, NoNoise AI & more

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.

Canon teases September 14 launch event, calls it 'the most exciting announcement of the year'

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.

Apple announces September 14 livestream event, expected to unveil its latest iPhone models

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.

Samsung reveals plans to develop 576MP smartphone sensor by 2025

During a presentation, a Samsung executive revealed the company’s plans to have a 576MP image sensor ready by 2025.

Hands-on with the Fujifilm GFX 50S II and GF 35-70mm lens

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.

September 6
Zhong Yi Optics releases $299 135mm F2.5 lens for full-frame DSLR, mirrorless camera systems

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.

Home at last: a travelogue with the GFX 50S II

DPReview Technical Editor Richard Butler took the GFX 50S II on a much-delayed trip back to the UK. This is a personal travelogue of that visit, with occasional reference to the camera that accompanied him.

September 5
Updated: Canon EF-M 32mm F1.4 STM sample gallery

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.

Slideshow: Ocean Photography Awards 2021 finalists

We’ve rounded up the finalists for the 2021 Ocean Photography Awards, which were recently announced.

September 4
Hands-on with the new Fujifilm XF33mm F1.4 R LM WR

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.

DPReview TV: Our thoughts on Fujifilm's X Summit announcements

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!

Fujifilm GFX 50S II sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV just reviewed the Fujifilm GFX 50S II. Check out their sample gallery to judge image quality for yourself – and to see some sweet interpretive dance moves by Jordan.

September 3
Astronaut captures images of stunning blue auroral display from space

Astronaut and photographer Thomas Pesquet was treated recently to brilliant blue auroral displays while stationed aboard the ISS.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR review

In this review Chris and Jordan explain why they're pretty impressed with Fujifilm's new XF 33mm F1.4 prime lens. They also provide a head-to-head comparison against Fujifilm's older 35mm F1.4 lens to see how they differ.

Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

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.

Film Friday: A look at one of the Soviet Union's first SLR cameras, the KMZ Start

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.

September 2
Sigma will announce new products on September 9

In a video premiere posted to its YouTube channel, Sigma says we have just six days until its next products announcement.

Asus announces ProArt Studiobook and Vivobook Pro notebooks for visual artists

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

A confused roadrunner at the United States—Mexico border wall took home first place in the Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 photo competition.

Fujifilm GFX 50S II review

The GFX 50S II takes a familiar sensor and adds the image stabilization and body design of the GFX 100S. Does this, and a lowest-ever price deliver a winning combination?

The Fujifilm GFX 50S II is the least expensive medium-format digital camera ever

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.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm GFX 50S II review

Chris and Jordan tell us what they think of Fujifilm's new GFX 50S II medium-format camera. They also compare it to the GFX 100S, revealing some important differences that go beyond resolution.

Fujifilm GFX 50S II sample gallery

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.

Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 pre-production sample gallery

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.

Fujifilm X-T30 II offers higher-res LCD and improved performance

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 announces XF 23mm and 33mm F1.4 R LM WR prime lenses

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.

Fujifilm releases compact GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR medium-format lens

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 announces updated roadmap for X- and GF-series lenses, including tilt-shift

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.

Fujifilm announces GFX 50S II, 35-70mm 4.5-5.6 WR and forthcoming lenses

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.

September 1
The RED V-RAPTOR ST is a $25K cinema camera capable of 8K 120fps 16-bit Raw video capture

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.

Video: How do images from Canon’s EOS-1D look nearly 20 years after its release?

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.

Slideshow: 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Finalists

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.

We applied Adobe's 'Super Resolution' to our favorite old photos, and the results are impressive
Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 L-mount lens to ship in October

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).

Panasonic Lumix S 24mm F1.8 sample gallery

We've been shooting with the new Panasonic 24mm F1.8 L-mount lens for the last few days and have published our initial gallery. Click through to see how it performed in a variety of situations.