Henry Fitz Jr., Alexander Wolcott and John Johnson were among the first to capture daguerreotypes in the United States. Their early images are believed to be some of the oldest in American history.
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October 2021 news and reviews
Oct 15, 2021 at 14:10
RØDE has released a pair of updates for its Wireless Go II dual-channel microphone system, adding on-the-go setting changes and the ability to use the system to livestream and podcast.
Oct 15, 2021 at 14:00
United Kingdom-based film photography retailer Analogue Wonderland has launched its female-led film processing and scanning lab, WonderLab.
Oct 15, 2021 at 13:23
The winners and finalists for the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, put on by the Natural History Museum, were recently announced.
Oct 14, 2021 at 20:18
To celebrate its 175th anniversary, the Associated Press (AP) has published an eight-part series discussing various key moments in its history. One such moment was the introduction of the AP Portable Picture Transmitter in 1981, a device that could scan photos and send them around the world via a telephone line.
Samyang's new 24-70mm F2.8 AF parfocal lens is available to purchase for ~$900, but only in Thailand (for now)
Oct 14, 2021 at 18:20
The lens isn't yet on Samyang's website, but Thai retailer Shopee reveals the details of the lens, which is currently available to order for what amounts to roughly $900.
Oct 14, 2021 at 14:00
The FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II is Sony's first attempt to update its 'G Master' lineup. The inside has been completely reworked. Follow along as we hit the highlights of this latest high-end telezoom, with a full-on analysis of its optics.
sample galleryOct 14, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV just reviewed the new Sony 70-200mm F2.8 GM II zoom lens. Check out some of the sample photos they shot for their review and judge image quality for yourself.
Oct 13, 2021 at 19:29
Astropad has announced Luna Display 5.0, allowing people to use an iPad as a second display on Windows. Luna Display is now the only hardware solution letting people use an iPad as a second display on both Windows and Mac.
lens newsOct 13, 2021 at 14:00
Sony has announced a completely redesigned 70-200mm F2.8 GM with a different optical design, linear motors for the autofocus system and a higher price tag.
Nikon publishes second Z9 teaser, showing off the 8K video capabilities of its forthcoming mirrorless camera
Oct 13, 2021 at 13:15
Nikon Japan has released the second teaser for its forthcoming Z9 mirrorless camera system, showing off its video capabilities on a safari.
Oct 13, 2021 at 05:00
The printer is expected to be available later this month with an MSRP of $150. It can make 'around' 100 prints on a single charge and each print takes about 12 seconds to complete.
lens newsOct 13, 2021 at 04:01
Nikon has officially released the DX 18-140mm F3.5-6.3 zoom for APS-C Z-mount cameras as listed on its lens roadmap.
Oct 12, 2021 at 17:42
Adobe has unveiled Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop on the iPad. This much-requested feature will be arriving in an update later this month, bringing full raw import tools to Photoshop on iPad.
Oct 12, 2021 at 16:58
According to reports, Apple is expected to announce new 14" and 16" MacBook Pros with the company's latest in-house silicon.
Oct 12, 2021 at 15:20
DJI is going to have a busy month from the look of it. The Chinese drone manufacturer has teased three new product announcements for October 20, October 27 and November 5, 2021.
Oct 12, 2021 at 14:41
The teaser graphic for the event suggests the announcement will focus on the photographic capabilities of whatever product announcement Sony has in store.
Oct 12, 2021 at 14:27
The event takes place a week from today. Based on Sigma's wording, it's likely we'll see multiple products unveiled.
SponsoredOct 12, 2021 at 14:00
Desy Cheng takes a closer look at Rokinon's compact, autofocus 35mm F1.8 for Sony E-Mount.
Oct 12, 2021 at 14:00
The arrival of the 40mm equiv. Ricoh GR IIIx means the Fujifilm X100V has more direct competition than it's had in some time. So which is the better photographers' compact? We think there's an obvious answer, but we can't say which.
lens newsOct 11, 2021 at 23:18
The ‘pancake’ (more akin to a muffin than a pancake, in our opinion) fisheye lens is available for Fujifilm X mount, Micro Four Thirds mount and Sony E mount APS-C camera systems.
Oct 11, 2021 at 20:15
Astronaut Thomas Pesquet observed a rare blue 'transient luminous event' while photographing images for a timelapse. He is currently aboard the ISS and is no stranger to observing fascinating phenomena from space.
Oct 11, 2021 at 15:46
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have observed salt crystals forming in real-time at the atomic level for the first time.
Ricoh's GR IIIx is a pocketable compact camera with an APS-C sensor and image stabilization built-in. Actually, it shares all of that with the older GR III – the 'x' model gets a new, 40mm-equivalent lens. Come along for a tour of this svelte street shooter.
videoOct 9, 2021 at 14:00
We shot this entire review on the iPhone 13 Pro. See real world examples of Cinematic Mode, Portrait Mode, Night Mode and more. Also, find out the one thing that made Jordan declare, 'It's like having a fork dragged across my eyeballs.'
Fujifilm's GFX 100, GFX 100S can now capture 12-bit Blackmagic RAW via HDMI with Blackmagic recorders
Oct 8, 2021 at 14:39
A month after the initial announcement, Fujifilm has released updated firmware to enable Blackmagic RAW recording for its GFX 100 and GFX 100S cameras when paired with compatible Blackmagic recorders.
We've just wrapped a ton of shooting with the Apple iPhone 13 Pro in Seattle and in Michigan – check out our gallery, which gives you a look at what larger sensors and faster apertures allow in terms of image quality over previous iPhones and indeed, many other phones on the market.
Oct 8, 2021 at 14:00
In 1914, in Wetzlar, Germany, inventor and visionary Oskar Barnack captured the first photograph taken with a Leica camera, the Ur-Leica.
Leaked images suggest Google's Pixel 6 Pro will have 50MP wide, 12MP ultrawide and 48MP 4x tele camera modules
Oct 7, 2021 at 18:37
Google's Pixel launch event is nearly two weeks away, but images and APK files suggest Google is going to three cameras on its Pixel 6 Pro.
Oct 7, 2021 at 16:29
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2022 and Premiere Elements 2022 are now available. The user-friendly software makes it easy for users to creatively edit their photos and videos with various editing tools, including new ones powered by Adobe Sensei AI technology.
The DC-BS1H is Panasonic's second box camera, packing the essential pieces of its full-frame mirrorless video flagship, the S1H, into a modular body designed for video shooters. We go hands-on to see what's the same and where the models differ.
videoOct 7, 2021 at 15:00
This week Jordan reviews the Panasonic BS1H, the company's first full-frame box camera. How does it compare to the S1H and Panasonic's first box camera, the BGH1? Tune in to find out if boxy is better.
camera newsOct 7, 2021 at 15:00
Panasonic has announced the Lumix BS1H, a modular box-format camera offering comparable capabilities to its S1H full-frame mirrorless camera.
Oct 6, 2021 at 20:56
JOBY, makers of the GorillaPod, has announced PodZilla. The PodZilla is a new line of flexible tripods that is easy to use and aimed at on-the-go creators.
Oct 6, 2021 at 16:53
Manfrotto has announced the Move lineup of modular support products. Including a fast Quick Release System, modular gimbal, Gimboom attachment, the Move system offers new ways to speed up an existing workflow.
lens newsOct 6, 2021 at 15:02
The 5.2mm F2.8 lens is the world’s fist digital interchangeable lens that captures stereoscopic 3D 180º images onto a single sensor.
Oct 6, 2021 at 13:00
Now that Canon's released its own high-end, sports-shooting mirrorless camera in the EOS R3, it's time to take a look at how it compares with the Sony a9 II. They share similar sensor technology, resolution and speed, but there's more to it than that.
August 2021 CIPA data: Demand is (mostly) steady, but production appears affected by global chip shortage
Oct 5, 2021 at 19:09
While DSLR cameras continue to trend down and mirrorless cameras continue to trend up, the real issue going into the holiday season appears to be not the lack of demand, but supply, likely due to global chip shortages.
Oct 5, 2021 at 17:53
Last week, we saw photos from the SpaceX Inspiration 4 mission captured by a Nikon DSLR. Now we have a photo and video as shot by an iPhone 12. While not as capable as a high-end interchangeable lens camera, the photo and video quality are impressive.
What tripod can support a 600mm lens and still go on a long hike into the wilderness? We test out six higher-end, thick-legged, modular tripods that are comfortably tall and capable of supporting tremendous amounts of gear. This group review compares all six models, examining their features, functions and ergonomics in use, both in the studio and out in the field.
videoOct 5, 2021 at 12:19
The 30-second video doesn't reveal much, but one clear detail we're shown is a dual-pivoting display that will be on the back of Nikon's upcoming camera system.
videoOct 4, 2021 at 19:04
Wing, which is owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, almost lost a delivery drone when a raven attempted to take it down.
Oct 4, 2021 at 18:37
The 39th edition of the Leitz Photographica Auction will take place next month in Austria. The auction includes many rare cameras and lenses, including a stunning Leica MP, a very rare prototype lens and much more interesting equipment from photography's storied past.
videoOct 4, 2021 at 15:24
Gordon Laing looks back at Sony's Mavica FD5, its first digital Mavica camera that used 3.5" floppy discs to record between 20-40 images per 1.4MB floppy.
Oct 4, 2021 at 14:00
Canon is the first company we've seen to take advantage of the greater dynamic range of OLED viewfinders. The EOS R3's OVF Simulation mode combines linear processing of scene light with the high dynamic range of its OLED EVF to create a more lifelike viewing experience similar to an optical finder.
lens newsOct 1, 2021 at 19:57
Omnar Lenses is a collaboration between photography publication 35mmc and manual lens specialist Skyllaney Opto-Mechanics.
Oct 1, 2021 at 17:56
Just in time to capture the warm tones of autumn, CineStill has released a new redscale film stock based on its 800T emulsion.
Oct 1, 2021 at 15:36
Last month, the Inspiration4 mission, the first all-civilian space mission, launched. The four-person crew orbited Earth for three days from 575km above Earth's surface and came back with stunning photos.
Oct 1, 2021 at 14:00
Iain Paterson, writing for 35mmc, shares his experience shooting with a kit that includes a lens sometimes referred to as one of the worst lenses ever made.
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