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People's Choice Award shortlist for 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Announced

Voting for the 2016 People's Choice Award for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now open – check out a handful of shortlisted images and find out how to cast your vote. Read more 

Simple Studio Technique: Pet Portraits

Man’s best friend isn’t necessarily the most cooperative portrait subject. After spending some time photographing dogs (and a few cats) awaiting adoption at a local shelter, we’ve learned some lessons and have a number of tips for better pet portraits. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Olympus E-10

In the year 2000, a camera like nothing before it arrived: the Olympus E-10. With a fast lens, tons of dials and buttons, and the ability to use the optical viewfinder and live view at the same time, it was an impressive (but expensive) beast. Read more

Five reasons to buy the Sony RX100 V (and four reasons to reconsider)

The Sony RX100 V is the world's most advanced pocketable camera with a 1"-type sensor, and it's also the most expensive. For some photographers it'll be just what the doctor ordered, while it may not be the best choice for others. Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - part 3: equipment

When you're shooting from a light plane or a helicopter, you'll want to consider the equipment you bring carefully. Veteran landscape and aerial photographer Erez Marom has some suggestions. Read more

Which instant camera should I buy? 2016 Instax mini roundup

The holidays are upon us, and one of the easiest ways to give the gift of photography this season is with a comparably inexpensive instant camera. We decided to compare eight cameras that use the Instax mini format and figure out what's what. Read more

Photo gifts for every budget: 2016 Holiday Gift Guides

It's not easy shopping for a photographer. But before you give up and just get a gift card, take a look through our carefully selected holiday gift suggestions, grouped by price range, for the photographer in your life. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Casio QV-4000

One of the first 4MP compacts on the market, the QV-4000 boasted more than a hundred weirdly specific, user-selectable 'Best Shot' scene modes. Read more

2016 Roundup: Best Camera Drones Under $1500

Are you ready to jump into the world of aerial photography? It's never been easier! We'll help you get started with our first ever drone roundup, with a focus on which drones are good for capturing photos and video. Read more

What's changed? Comparing the Olympus OM-D E-M1 and E-M1 II

The new Olympus OM-D E-M1 II is quite a camera. Capable of shooting at up to 60fps at full-resolution, and packing high-bitrate 4K video and in-body stabilization, the E-M1 II is a powerhouse. But if you already have an E-M1, is it worth the upgrade? Find out

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: $500 and up

Cue the drumroll and get the confetti ready: if you want to pull out all the stops this holiday season (or you were just really good this year) we've got some gift suggestions to match. Read more

A colorful journey through Morocco with the iPhone 7 Plus

Resource Travel Editor Michael Bonocore loves photographing Morocco, but on his most recent trip he challenged himself to document his journey using the new iPhone 7 Plus. Was it up to the task? Read more

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: $100-500

Treat the photographer in your life – or let's be honest, yourself – to something shiny, new and not outrageously expensive. Read more

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: up to $100

Shopping for a photographer? Treating yourself to a new gadget? We've got some ideas that won't break the bank. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Fujifilm FinePix F601 Zoom

Fujifilm's vertically-oriented compact camera packed a 3 megapixel Super CCD sensor, Motion JPEG video at 15 fps and an ultra-high ISO of 1600. Read more

Spoilt for choice: which Sony RX100 is right for you?

Since the RX100 first came out, Sony has introduced a total of four updated models to market and hasn't discontinued any of them. Should you save a few bucks and go with less than the latest-and-greatest? Find out which one is the right fit. Read more

Great heights: Tim Kemple's aerial mountain photography

Adventure photographer Tim Kemple has made a project of photographing some of the world's tallest peaks from high-altitude planes and helicopters. Read more

Sample Reel: Check out the Panasonic FZ2500's 4K video quality

The Panasonic FZ2500 is a video-focused superzoom sporting a 20MP 1"-type BSI-CMOS sensor and a 24-480mm equiv. F2.8-4.5 lens. It also happens to shoot some pretty awesome 4K video. See video

Throwback Thursday: Olympus C-3040 Zoom

In the year 2000, Olympus updated its enthusiast-friendly digital zoom compact. The C-3040 Zoom turns 16 years old this month, and though $800 sounds steep for a 3MP superzoom, it was a pretty good deal in its time. Read more

Stark contrast: how your camera copes with dynamic range capture

Dynamic range can seem esoteric and confusing but, chances are, your camera offers a mode to make use of the impressive capabilities of modern sensors. How do these work and what impact do they have? Read more

500 Leagues: using the Nikon D500 underwater

The Nikon D500 is proving one of the most popular cameras of 2016. We invited Adam Hanlon, editor of wetpixel.com to share his impressions of the D500 as an underwater camera. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Game Boy Camera

It's an 8-bit Throwback Thursday as we remember the Game Boy Camera, an accessory for Nintendo's classic handheld gaming system. Read more

Sony a6300 versus a6500: what's changed, and what still needs to change

What a difference eight months can make. The Sony a6500, predictably, has both a lot in common with the a6300, but also adds some impressive updates. Take a look at what an extra $400 in sticker price really gets you. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Canon EOS D30

The Canon EOS D30 wasn't Barney's first DSLR. But it was the first one he wanted. In this week's Throwback Thursday, he explains why. Read more

Serious resolution: Phase One XF with IQ3 100MP back tested

Earlier this year, Phase One introduced a 100MP sensor to its IQ3 range of medium-format cameras. We just had to know what all of those pixels can do. Read more

Behind the Shot: The Shadow Towers

In the latest in his series of 'Behind the Shot' articles, landscape photographer Erez Marom takes us deep into Patagonia, and explains how he captured a nighttime view of the Torres Del Paine. Read more

Abandoned America: Photographing a forgotten history

Matthew Christopher got into photography after exploring an abandoned asylum in Philadelphia. He runs Abandoned America, a website that documents his explorations and the history of the buildings he photographs. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

In September of 2005 something big arrived: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1. In this week's Throwback Thursday, we'll take a look at what was the world's first fixed-lens camera with an APS-C sensor. Read more

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

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