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Ten expert tips for successful macro photography

In this article, expert macro photographer Thomas Shahan shares advice for successful closeup photography of bugs, insects and small animals.

Photo of the week: Torment
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Erez Marom tells the story behind this ominous photo of the sand 'reaching up' towards the mountains at Skagsanden beach in Norway. He calls this photo 'Torment.'

Panasonic Leica DG 15mm F1.7 shooting experience

DPReview staffer Carey Rose has taken the Panasonic Leica DG 15mm F1.7 along for everything from a city-side boat ride to a bachelor party across the mountains. Find out how the little Leica fared.

How to photograph the August eclipse, and why you probably shouldn’t try

Astronomy expert and photographer Dr. Tyler Nordgren thinks you should "see your first eclipse, photograph your second." But if you do plan on taking photos this August, here are a few tips from someone who's been there.

Throwback Thursday: Canon IXUS 50 / SD400 Digital ELPH

The Canon IXUS 50 (known as the SD400 Digital ELPH in North America) was one of a string of high-performing, pocketable PowerShots of the mid-2000s. In this week's throwback Thursday, Barney casts his mind back to 2005.

Canon 6D Mark II dynamic range falls behind modern APS-C cameras

A close look at the EOS 6D II's Raw files suggest its dynamic range has taken a significant step backwards compared with the company's recent DSLRs. We look at how much difference this might make for your photos.

Should I buy a Canon EOS 6D Mark II?

The Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a better camera than its predecessor, but how much better? Should you buy one?

Astrophotography with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art lens

Could Sigma's new 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens become the new standard for shooting the night sky? Our resident astrophotographer, José Francisco Salgado, took it on assignment and tells us what he discovered.

Sample gallery: Astrophotography with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens

The Sigma 14mm F1.8 is a fast, wide lens that holds particular appeal for astrophotographers. We sent it to Badlands National Park in South Dakota to get some dark sky photos.

Panorama selfie goes horribly wrong, leads to viral photo

Need a little comic relief today? How about nightmare fuel? This panorama selfie gone-wrong will provide a little bit of both.

The Leica TL2 is a good, slightly silly, but great-looking camera

The TL2 is Leica's latest mirrorless camera, and brings several refinements over its stylish predecessors. In this article, we'll explain what you need to know.

Photographer duo captures incredibly creative architecture portraits

Artistic duo Daniel Rueda and Anna Devis travel the world capturing creative photos of each other interacting with beautiful, odd and otherwise interesting architecture.

The Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 is less fun than it should be

Fujifilm's square format instant film makes its debut with the Instax Square SQ10, an instant 'hybrid' that sounds good on paper, but is let down by its poor quality digital camera.

How to hack a Bronica ETRS to shoot Fuji Instax Mini film

Photographer Brock Saddler has managed to hack his Bronica ETRS to shoot Fujifilm Instax film. Here's how he did it.

Photo of the week: Spires of the Arctic Night

Erez Marom tells the story behind this gorgeous sunrise photo of a spiky iceberg, captured in the waters of Greenland's Disko Bay.

Haunting photos from inside the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia

Two and a half years after the cruise ship Costa Concordia sank, taking 32 lives with it, photographer Jonathan Danko Kielkowski snuck onto the recently raised wreckage to photograph what remained.

Photo of the week: The Shining

Photographer Erez Marom shares the story behind his photograph 'The Shining,' an incredibly fortunate shot taken during a brief cloud break at sunset in Patagonia.

The Olympus TG-5 is the best rugged compact you can buy right now

It's not perfect, but the TG5 can go where most smartphones and traditional cameras can't. Throw in Raw capture, 4K and 20 fps bursts and you've got yourself a winner.

Olympus TG-5 gallery updated with Raw samples

The Olympus TG-5 is one of our favorite cameras for hiking and days on the beach. And with the recent addition of preliminary Raw support, we've taken the opportunity to add some Raw conversions to our gallery of sample images.

You mean they made cameras, too? A tribute to the Samsung NX10

Samsung may have exited the camera industry in 2016, but it achieved a lot. And it all started with the APS-C format NX10, the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday.

2-bit astrophotography: Using a Game Boy Camera to shoot the moon and Jupiter

Astronomy and Instrumentation student Alexander Pietrow wanted to see if you could capture some astrophotography with his 2-bit Game Boy Camera. Turns out, you can!

Domke F-803 and F-5XB review

No laptop sleeves, water bottle holders or endless customizability options here. Domke's classic shoulder bags are basic, but they'll stand up to years of use.

Are the NLE wars beginning to heat up?

Weeks after Blackmagic cut the price of DaVinci Resolve, Avid has released 'Media Composer First,' a free version of its industry-leading nonlinear editing (NLE) software. Is it worth considering?

Ask the staff: wedding season weirdness

From a kilt-wearing attendee on a ladder to a pig adjacent a reception, the wedding photographers on staff have seen it all. Here are some hiccups and oddities they've run into while photographing the Big Day.

Sony a9 banding issue: fact or fiction?

Recently Jared Polin of Fro Knows Photo reported some rather visible banding with the Sony a9 in 2% of images shot at a soccer match. We dig into the issue and its cause, and just how relevant it may be to your real-world shooting.

Sony's Mavica FD71 liked floppy disks, hated magnets

In this weeks' Throwback Thursday article, Simon raises a toast to the Sony Digital Mavica FD71 - a little camera which used really big memory cards.

The same but different: Canon EOS 6D Mark II shooting experience

The Canon EOS 6D Mark II brings more resolution, better autofocus and faster continuous shooting to Canon's entry-level full-frame camera. And we've had the opportunity to shoot with one.

Meet the EOS 6D Mark II - Canon's entry-level full-frame DSLR

Rumors have been swirling around for a while, and Canon has just unveiled the long-awaited successor to the popular and long-serving EOS 6D. Read all about it in our hands-on preview.

Hands-on with Canon EOS Rebel SL2 / EOS 200D

Canon's latest entry-level DSLR is here. The new Rebel SL2 (EOS 200D) is the belated successor to 2013's Rebel SL1, billed at the time as the smallest and lightest DSLR on the market.

Travel photography and the journey towards a new review style

A recent vacation gave Richard a chance to think about the needs of travel photography – and how our reviews might recognize the perfect travel camera.

The Miggö Pictar is a pricey camera grip for iPhone photographers

The Pictar grip provides a number of customizable physical controls for your iPhone camera, but at its price point we would like to see better materials and build quality.

Peak Design Everyday Backpack Review

Peak Design's 'consider every detail' approach shines in the Everyday Backpack. While expensive, it's one of the best options out there for a photographer who needs to pack a lot of stuff in addition to gear.

Getting the shot: macro photos of paint and water that look like CGI

These macro photos of clouds of paint billowing through clear water might look like high-quality CGI, but they're real photographs. And photographer Alberto Seveso told us how they were made.

Hands-on with the Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 cine lens

Fujifilm recently unveiled the second in its series of affordable cine lenses, the MK50-135mm T2.9. We got our hands on it for a couple days and took it for a spin.

Hot mess: Remembering the Leica M8

Leica's first attempt at an M-series digital rangefinder was rough around the edges, but set a pattern for all of the cameras that came after it. In this week's Throwback Thursday article, Barney remembers the M8.

There's no 'right way' to use Instagram as a professional

Rangefinder magazine asked five professional portrait and wedding photographers about posting on Instagram; no surprise, they got five different answers.

The Kennel Club 2017 photo contest winners are cute as h*ck

We present to you the top photos from the Kennel Club's 2017 Dog Photographer of the Year photo contest – take a look at 10 of the award-winning puppers.

Is 8K the resolution at which convergence finally matters?

In this video, Vincent Laforet explains why the RED 8K Weapon camera has mostly replaced his still cameras, and it's not all about resolution.

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography part 5: examples and comparison

In the fifth and final part of his series of articles on aerial photography, Erez Marom recaps some of his most formative experiences.

Undercooked: Canon's first CMOS-based compact, PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon tried something different when it put a CMOS sensor into its PowerShot SX1 superzoom. While users got 1080p video and fast burst speeds, there was a pretty big trade-off. In this week's Throwback Thursday we travel back to 2008 to learn why Canon didn't make another CMOS-based superzoom for three years.

Technique: The 'Dolly Zoom' can add new dimension to your video

The dolly zoom was made famous by Alfred Hitchcock, and has been used in films like Jaws and Goodfellas. What is it, and how does it work?

Why would I want an external recorder/monitor?

Most digital cameras today can record high quality video directly to internal memory cards. So why would you want to add an off-camera monitor/recorder to your setup? We look at some compelling reasons.

Nikon D7500 vs Canon EOS 80D
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Nikon's newest D7500 gains a lot from the D500 and loses a few things compared to its predecessor, the D7200 - but Canon's got at least one model that looks pretty comparable. Let's see how they stack up.

4 times when a Hail Mary might be the right move

Sometimes the best option is to hold your camera away from your body, hit the shutter button and pray. Photojournalist Peter Haley shares some of the situations in which he's turned to the Hail Mary – with some excellent results.

Throwback Thursday: The Canon PowerShot G3

In this week's Throwback Thursday article, Dale travels back in time to 2002 for a look at the Canon PowerShot G3.

Shiftcam for iPhone 7 Plus review

If you own an iPhone 7 Plus, the Shiftcam is a very affordable and convenient way of experimenting with add-on lenses and expanding the focal range of your built-in camera.

It's a photo album... and a camera: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1

Not only was 2005's Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 a respectable ultra-compact camera – it also had a 500-shot photo album and large 3" touch LCD for easy photo sharing (and painting).

The Xiaomi Mi6 isn't quite an iPhone 7 Plus, but it's not bad

The Xiaomi Mi6 is one of the first Android phones to offer an iPhone 7 Plus style dual-camera with a 27mm wide angle and a longer 52mm lens. Is it as capable as Apple's flagship device? Well, sort of.

Before you invest in LED lights, make sure you understand CRI

Manufacturers love to state CRI (color rendering index) numbers to prove that their LED lights will provide great color, but a single CRI score doesn't tell the whole story.

Roadtrip Review Redux: The Fujifilm X100F

If you had to choose one camera to bring along for the ultimate West coast road trip, what would it be? DPR's Sam Spencer choose the X100F.

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