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Throwback Thursday: Canon PowerShot Pro70

We're throwing it back all the way to 1999 and revisiting the first camera we ever reviewed – the Canon PowerShot Pro70. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F707

More lens than camera, we take a look back at Sony's laser-equipped F707 compact introduced in 2001. Read more

Quick review: Apexel 8mm fisheye lens for smartphones

The Apexel 8mm fisheye mobile accessory lens offers an extreme angle of view and a quick way to add another look to your arsenal, but even for a low-cost add-on it comes up short on image quality. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the Samsung NV10

The Samsung NV10 was released in 2006 with a 3x zoom, 10.3MP CCD sensor and an innovative 'Smart Touch' user interface into a sleek, all-metal body. DPR staffer Carey Rose selected it as a high school graduation present – and later regretted it. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Canon EOS 5D

It's been more than ten years since the 'classic' EOS 5D was released. In the light of the Mark IV's announcement, we look back at what $3500 bought you back in 2005 and how it stacks up today. Read more

11 cheap Photoshop alternatives for photographers at every level

Photoshop is the gold standard in pro-level image editing, but not everybody needs its vast feature set – or its steep learning curve. Here are some alternatives. Read more

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II: What you need to know

The EOS-1D X II is Canon's current flagship pro-level DSLR. We've pulled out the most important details from our review to give you an overview about what makes this photo-taking monster interesting. Read more

Review: Simple Booth Event Edition photo booth app

At $60 Simple Booth sounds like an outrageously expensive iOS app, but its customizability and ease-of-use can make you the hero of the next block party. Read more

Throwback Thursday: The Olympus Stylus Epic and my love for sliding lens covers

The Olympus Stylus Epic is somewhat of a cult classic due to its small size, sharp 35mm F2.8 lens and weather sealed body. It was also one of the finest examples of a sliding cover film camera around. Read more

Fujifilm X-E2S: What you need to know

While reviewing the Fujifilm X-E2S, we found that it has a lot to offer at an affordable price, despite its similarities to the older X-E2. Here's a brief look at what you need to know. Read more

Canon EOS 80D vs Sony a6300: vying for the stills/video hybrid crown

The Sony a6300 and Canon EOS 80D are two very different answers to the question of how to make a stills and video camera for enthusiasts. But which does it better? Read more

Throwback Thursday: when studio lenses retire

We didn't have to travel far down memory lane to find the Nikkor 50mm F1.4D. Having shot it recently on the D5, DPR staffer Carey Rose shares some thoughts on using this classic lens with modern camera bodies. Read more

An introduction to our studio test scene

You've seen our studio test scene – now learn more about how we use it for testing and the methods behind our madness. Read more

Sony a7R II versus a7 II: Eight key differences

They look a lot alike, but the Sony a7R II costs almost twice as much as the a7 II. Here's why. Read more

Throwback Thursday: a fresh look at the Sony Mavica FD-91

Step back into the days of Y2K nightmares and 56K modems with the Sony Mavica FD-91, the second camera that DPReview ever reviewed. Make sure you've packed your floppies, it's gonna be a pixellated ride. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the Fujifilm FinePix S5100 Zoom and all those shiny new compacts

We're turning back the clock to this day in 2004 when Fujifilm dropped six new fixed lens cameras on the world, as camera companies were wont to do back then. Read more

Deep dive: the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II is an underwater ace

Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo is the largest underwater imaging equipment supplier in the world, and from their point of view the Canon EOS-1DX II is hands-down an underwater photographer/videographer's best choice. Read more

A photographer's intro to the world of video

Virtually every modern camera offers video, but getting the most out of it is harder than just pressing the [REC] button. Richard Butler looks at the lessons he's learned as he's started shooting video. Read more

Wanted: Homepage content tips and freelance writers!

We need your help! We're on the lookout for freelance writers to contribute news and short feature content for our homepage. Even if you don't want to write for us, we'd love you to submit tips on interesting and unusual photo-related content. Read more

Mystery science theater: A look inside the Samsung NX3000

Just over two years old, the Samsung NX3000 represented a nice value in a small package when it launched with a 20MP sensor, articulated LCD and integrated connectivity. iFixit gives us a peek inside the super-slim NX3000 in the name of science. Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - Part 1: Why shoot aerials?

There are incredible benefits to aerial photography, but the cost and logistics can be intimidating. In this series, veteran landscape shooter Erez Marom shares what he's learned from his aerial shoots. Read more

iFixit takes a look inside the Olympus PEN E-PL7

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 is an aging but still thoroughly likable entry-level Micro Four Thirds camera. Take a look at what's under the hood, courtesy of our iFixit. Read more

Nine black-and-white photo apps to elevate your monochrome game

There's no shortage of black-and-white filters for mobile photographers. But if it's a through-and-through monochrome experience you're after, these apps go above and beyond with advanced controls tailored to a black-and-white shooting experience. Read more

Never miss a video: Subscribe to DPReview on YouTube

We've been producing more video content than ever before, including tons of content from last year's PIX show, our ongoing series of long-form Field Tests, overviews of the latest cameras and lenses, as well beginners' technique guides and interviews. Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Read more

X-ray: iFixit looks inside the Fujifilm X-M1

iFixit gives us a look inside Fujifilm's X-M1, its entry-level X-Trans ILC, from a safe distance. Read more

Primer: What is VR, and why should photographers care?

From Sphericam to Theta, and from the New York Times to your local real estate agent, the age of 'consumer virtual reality' seems to have finally arrived. What's changed and why is VR in the headlines? Read more

Rice Hill: Shooting in Riisitunturi National Park

Summer is all but upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, but it's never too early to plan your winter photo trips. Veteran landscape shooter Erez Marom makes a strong case for heading to Finland. Read more

SmugMug Films:  Passport to Morocco

SmugMug's newest film features travel photographer Trey Ratcliff as he explores the Moroccan towns of Fez and Chefchaouen and discusses his own journey as a photographer. Read more

Week in Review: The flagships are here! The flagships are here!

It's been a busy week here as three high profile cameras have come sailing through our doors in (roughly) the past seven days. Let's recap, shall we? Read more

Under the hood: A look inside the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic's LX100 is an ambitious little camera. It steps right over the 1" sensor compact class with a 16MP Four Thirds sensor. Thanks to the folks at iFixit, we can take a look at what's inside the camera without ever picking up a screwdriver. Read more

Let's take a look: Canon PowerShot G16 iFixit disassembly guide

The good people at iFixit publish product-specific disassembly guides, written to help common folk make simple repairs to their own electronic devices. They're also a great way to peek inside a digital camera without voiding your warranty. This week we look inside the Canon PowerShot G16. Read more

Sony patents contact lens camera with blink-triggered shutter

Sony's latest patent might raise some privacy concerns.

Padcaster VERSE is a mobile media case for iOS and Android devices

The Padcaster Verse offers an adjustable mount, making it suitable for a large range of mobile devices. 

Helium Core turns iPhone into fully-fledged imaging rig

The Helium Core iPhone chassis offers an abundance of mounting and attachment options.

Down to the wire: iFixit Fujifilm X30 disassembly guide

What dark secrets lurk beneath the Fujifilm X30's cool, retro exterior? Lots and lots of ribbon cables, it turns out. iFixit guides us through a full disassembly from a safe distance. See more

Nikon SnapBridge now available for Android, iOS to follow this summer

Nikon's SnapBridge utilizes BLE connectivity between compatible cameras and mobile devices.

Huawei P9 Leica-branded dual-cam made by Sunny Optical

The manufacturer of the Huawei P9 camera module has been revealed.

A small project: iFixit Samsung NX Mini disassembly guide

As far as small cameras go, the Samsung NX Mini is one of the most impressively small we've come across. iFixit has published a disassembly guide that shows just what makes the little camera tick. Read more

Frame by frame: 'live view' continuous shooting with the Sony a6300

One of the features we were excited by when the a6300 was announced was the promise of 'live view' while shooting continuous bursts of shots. We've had the chance to use and test it to see if it lives up to Sony's claims. Read more

Hands on with the Hasselblad H6D 50c/100c

Hasselblad's new H6D medium-format cameras have been redesigned 'from the ground up' and now feature 50 and 100MP sensors as well as new top shutter speeds, more connection ports, additional lenses, and even 4K video capture. Read our hands-on overview

Get out your spudger: iFixit Panasonic FZ1000 disassembled

Do you like watching pricey cameras get taken apart? Who doesn't? Since we'd probably turn our sample cameras into a pile of parts, we've turned to the fine folks at iFixit to do the work for us. We've picked the most exciting parts of iFixit's 44-step disassembly to show how it's done. Learn more

Small but mighty: hands on with the Panasonic GX85/GX80

Panasonic's Lumix GX85/GX80 mirrorless cameras may be smaller and less expensive than its big brother, the GX8, but that doesn't mean that it's any less innovative. In fact, the GX85 has some impressive features that the GX8 does not. We've been busy exploring the camera and have all the details in our hands-on preview. Read more

Break it down: iFixit disassembles the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II

Taking apart a camera isn't for the faint of heart, but if you've chosen to do so you don't have to go alone. Our friends at iFixit publish disassembly guides to empower owners of electronic devices to make some fixes themselves. And who hasn't wanted to see what's underneath the plastic shell of Canon's top-of-the-line compact camera? Read more

MediaTek launches Imagiq ISP for dual cameras

MediaTek's Imagiq ISP is designed for use in dual-camera smartphones.

How to: iFixit disassembles the Fujifilm X100T

Curious about what lies beneath the black panels of your Fujifilm X100T? Wonder no more, as iFixit has just published a disassembly guide. With a Phillips #00 screwdriver, tweezers and a heavy-duty spudger you'll be well on your way to unlocking the mysteries of Fujifilm's beloved mirrorless model. Read more

On assignment: the Leica Q at a Portland wedding

Portland, OR is also known as 'Bridgetown' for its many crisscrossing bridges slicing through the urban landscape. Rather appropriately, then, the Leica Q is a bridge of sorts for one DPReview staffer, as it is the first mirrorless camera he's used alongside DSLRs while shooting a wedding. So, can the Q replace a full-frame DSLR and wide-angle lens? Read more

LG 360 CAM captures spherical images optimized for Google Street View

LG's 360° camera is designed to integrate easily with Google’s Street View app.

Samsung announces in-house 12MP dual-pixel sensor

Samsung's new image sensor has very similar specifications to the Sony chip used in the S7 smartphones.

Corephotonics launches 5x zoom and low noise smartphone camera modules

New products from Corephotonics use compuational imaging for zooming and improved low light image quality.

Raw workflow goes mobile: Hands-on with Adobe Lightroom for Android 2.0

See how a significant update impacts Adobe's Lightroom for Android app.

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