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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.

Nikon D3: The camera that changed everything

When Nikon released the full-frame D3 in 2007, it changed the professional photography industry. In this week's Throwback Thursday, Barney remembers a legend.

Cage match: iPhone 7 Plus vs. Arri Alexa

How does the iPhone 7 Plus stack up against the Arri Alexa cinema camera? Watch this short video to find out.

Electronic shutter, rolling shutter and flash: what you need to know

Whether you're syncing a flash, wondering why banding is appearing in your image or getting strange images from your camera's silent shutter mode, the way your shutter works has a role to play. Here's what happens when you press the shutter button.

Analog gems: 10 excellent, affordable film cameras

These ten film cameras stand the test of time. They are easy to find, affordable and capable of excellent results.

Sony a9: more speed, less dynamic range

The good news? a9 Raws look good at high ISO, and there's no cost to it dropping to 12 bit mode. The bad news? That's because there are only 12 bits worth of dynamic range to begin with. Rishi digs into Sony's sports specialist's sensor.

Throwback Thursday: Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

Back in 2004 Olympus announced the C-8080 Wide Zoom, bearing a 28-140mm lens that was designed to be as good as the Zuiko lenses found on the company's DSLRs. Read more

Drone footage helps scientists understand how narwhals use their tusks

It turns out they're used to stun fish before eating them.

10 cool DIY photography techniques that anyone can do

Stuck in a creative rut? Here are 10 easy photo techniques to get your creative juices flowing.

Huawei Mate 9 quick review

The Huawei Mate 9 puts flagship smartphone specifications in a high-end phablet, with Leica co-designed lenses to boot. Read more

TIME goes behind the scenes of unique White House photo shoot

How would you approach a photo shoot at the White House if your tour guide was the President of the United States? TIME photographer Benjamin Rasmussen shares his recent experience.

So you think you need to buy a RED camera

Have you thought to yourself recently, "Hey, I think I'd better pick up a RED camera?" Cooper over at Cooper Films gives you a few questions to ask yourself and some good advice to boot.

Looking back: Canon's eye-controlled focus

In this week's Throwback Thursday, Dale jumps into the wayback machine to look at Canon's eye-controlled focus, a promising technology introduced during the film era, but which never quite made the jump to digital. Read more

How would you improve the Panasonic GH5?

The Panasonic GH5 still new, but Lee Morris at Fstoppers suggests 12 firmware updates that would improve the camera.

PDN announces 2017 Photo Annual contest winners

Photo District News has announced the winners of its 2017 PDN Photo Annual competition, and there are some pretty amazing images. Read more

Wider than wide: A landscape photographer's thoughts on the Canon 11-24mm

In this article, landscape photographer Erez Marom explains how his recent acquisition of a Canon EF 11-24mm F4L USM has changed the way he shoots. Read more

'The only camera that ever got me a date' - Remembering the Canon EOS-1D Mark II

In this week's throwback Thursday article, Barney looks back fondly at the Canon EOS-1D Mark II of 2004. Read more

In praise of shooting monochrome landscapes

In an age of wide color gamut displays and HDR-everything, DPR regular Nicolas Alexander Otto urges his fellow landscape shooters to embrace shooting in black-and-white. Here are a few reasons why he embraces monochrome for landscape work. Read more

NAB 2017: Hot products and trends

Yesterday marked the end of NAB 2017, the annual convention of the National Association of Broadcasters. We take a look at some of the interesting products and trends from this year's show. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Minolta DiMAGE X

There were many 'races' in the compact camera market back when they were selling like hotcakes. One of them was just how small a camera could be. One of those mini-cameras was the Minolta DiMAGE X, the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday. Read more

Alpha-better: Sony a9 versus a7R II

In this article, we'll be directly comparing the Sony a9 and a7R II, looking in detail at exactly where their differences lie. For some photographers, the a9 might meet their needs admirably, whereas for others, the older a7R II might be just as good - or better. Read more

Here's how much it would actually cost a pro to switch from Canon to Sony

The Sony a9 is here and it's likely to make a lot of sports photographers curious about switching to Sony. But what's the actual cost of switching if you're a pro? Read more

DPReview photographs Seattle's famous cherry blossoms (with expensive gear)

It's cherry blossom season! Recently, the staff of DPReview grabbed some of our favorite gear and headed over to the University of Washington. See gallery

Trends to watch at NAB 2017

Here are a few trends that aspiring Spielbergs can expect to see from the annual National Association of Broadcasters show, or NAB, happening next week in Las Vegas. Read more

Throwback Thursday: The DSLR-A900, Sony's first full-frame camera

Since Sony just announced their new flagship a9 mirrorless camera, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at the company's first full-framer: the DSLR-A900. Read more

SmugMug Films: The journey from food to photography

SmugMug Films just released its newest production, an inspirational film profiling acclaimed food photographer Eric Wolfinger. Eric recently met with DPReview to talk about how he turned his passion for food and travel into a career in photography. Read the interview

Nikon D7500: Should I upgrade from my D7200?

The Nikon D7500 brings a lot of D500 to the company's enthusiast model. Shockingly, though, only some of the camera's features are upgrades over the existing D7200, while others have been pared-back. So is it an upgrade or should you buy a D7200 while you can? Read more

Nikon D7500 vs Nikon D500: Which is better for you?

The launch of the D7500 presents an interesting quandary for camera buyers: should I buy the D500 or save some money and get the D7500? We look at the key differences so you can decide for yourself. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Pokémon Snap

It's been almost 18 years since Nintendo brought its photography-centric Pokémon game to the US. It was an unlikely hit and remains close to one DPR staffer's heart. Read more

Fujifilm GFX 50S vs Pentax 645Z vs Hasselblad X1D

Led by Pentax, digital medium format has gone from being the preserve of the pro to something a little more attainable. But what features matter most in such a camera and how do the three sub-$10,000 44 x 33mm cameras compare? Read more

Throwback Thursday: Entering the DSLR world with the Canon EOS 10D

The Canon EOS 10D was a hugely advanced camera when it was announced in 2003. In this week's Throwback Thursday, Barney looks back at the 10D, and shares some memories of his first DSLR. Read more

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