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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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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

What learning photography and roller derby have in common

Aside from the obvious differences, there are a surprising number of ways that learning to play a full contact sport on roller skates and learning photography are similar. Take it from someone who's been really bad at both. Read more

We try out the new HassleVlad

This is Vladimir. He's a developer. More importantly to us, he's the newest member of the DPReview team. We're always excited when we have something (or someone) new in the office. Read more

Food photographers rejoice: Camera-enabled Samsung Family Hub 2.0 fridge quick review

When Samsung released its Family Hub 2.0 line of fridge-based cameras at CES 2017, we were frozen in awe. Here's a closer look at their new entries into this coldly contested marketplace. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Nikon D70

In 2004 Nikon launched its first sub-$1000 DSLR, the Nikon D70. The D70 shared many components with its older and more expensive sibling D100 and offered more manual control and customizability than its direct rival from Canon, the EOS 300D (Digital Rebel). Read more

Resolution, aliasing and light loss - why we love Bryce Bayer's baby anyway

Bayer filters are far from perfect – they're prone to sampling artifacts and throw away a lot of light. So why are they used by the cameras that live in millions of pockets around the world? Because it's a briliant piece of design. Read more

The Leica Summaron 28mm F5.6 is old-fashioned fun

The Leica Summaron-M 28mm F5.6 is a curious thing: a 'new' version of a lens originally introduced in the mid 1950s. Is this nouveau classic worth its asking price? Read more

Flying drones over the internet isn't the future we wanted, but it's the one we've got

It's nearly 2020 and we don't have jetpacks, but we do have Cape: a service that lets anyone with an internet connection fly real drones in remote locations. But as many scholars have noted, there ain't nothing like the real thing. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3, Multi-Aspect Master

While other manufacturers were piling on Megapixels and longer lenses, Panasonic went with a lower resolution CCD and a bright (but short) lens on its Lumix DMC-LX3. The result was one of the best compact cameras of that era. Read more

We asked three Canon lens masters to name their first and favorite lens designs

We asked three gentlemen who each have multiple decades of experience designing lenses for Canon to share with us their first and favorite lens – find out what they had to say. Read on

The home of the L-series: We tour Canon's Utsunomiya factory

Recently, we were granted the enormous honor of a guided tour through Canon's EF lens factory, in Utsunomiya, Japan. We were the first journalists ever to be allowed inside. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Our first cameras

This week, DPR staffers throw it all the way back to their very first camera – film and digital. Find out where it all started for us, and tell us about your very first camera. Read more

In memoriam: Olympus brings down the curtain on the legacy Four Thirds system

It shouldn't comes as a surprise, but it looks like it's time to acknowledge that Olympus' Zuiko Digital lenses and Four Thirds mount cameras are officially dead. We take a look back at the first ILC system designed specifically for digital. Read more

Fujifilm GFX 50S: on the streets of Tokyo, a shooting experience

DPReview's Dan Bracaglia explores Tokyo for the very first time, alongside the Fujifilm GFX 50S medium-format digital camera. Did he like it? Read on

Throwback Thursday: the Olympus C-2100UZ

The Olympus C-2100UZ only offered a 2MP sensor, but its stabilized 38-380mm equiv. zoom lens went a long way to make up for its resolution shortcomings. Read more

Behind the scenes with Seattle PI photographers Genna Martin and Grant Hindsley

We recently went behind the scenes with two staff photographers for the Seattle PI, following them on two assignments – the Seattle Women's March and the annual King County homelessness survey. Read more

Nine tips to help you win at photography competitions

Having served as a judge for quite a few of them, DPReview contributor Damien Demolder knows a thing or two about photography competitions. He shares a few things to consider when entering a photo competition, and some tips for standing out from the crowd. Read more

Lensrentals and the continuing saga of the broken Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM

Last week we took a look at Lensrentals' disassembly of a broken Sony FE 70-200 F2.8 GM lens. Check out part two to watch the guys at LR further dissect the lens, to see if it can be saved. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1, travel zoom pioneer

In February 2006, Panasonic introduced its Lumix TZ1, which packed a 10x optical zoom lens into a body just 40mm (1.6in) thick. Learn more about the world's first travel zoom camera in this week's Throwback Thursday. Read more

CP+ 2017: the weird, wonderful, and everything in between

After about 24 cans of hot vending machine coffee, CP+ 2017 is officially a wrap. We're blurry-eyed, footsore and a little sunburned (from shooting sample galleries), but along the way we saw and tried a lot of really cool gear. Read more

Things we found at CP+ 2017 which had been cut in half

The CP+ show in Yokohama is a great place to touch and try the latest cameras and lenses, but we've come to enjoy it for another reason, too. Click through for an annual tradition. Read more

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