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More than a speed light: Shooting with the Rotolight Neo 2

The Rotolight Neo 2 is an LED light panel with the capability to fire its LEDs fast enough and bright enough to act as a strobe. Is it enough to make stills photographers re-think their old-fashioned speed lights? Read on and find out.

Fujifilm X-H1: What you need to know

The Fujifilm X-H1 is that company's latest flagship, with specs that appeal to stills photographers and serious videographers alike. Here's a detailed look at everything that's new and improved.

Hands-on with Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 / TZ200

The Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 is a powerful, pocketable travel zoom compact camera, with an impressively long lens. We've had our hands on one.

Shooting wet plate collodion double exposures... handheld

After years of planning and dreaming, wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter finally accomplished one of his crazier goals: shooting wet plate collodion photography... handheld.

Learning to shoot video with a gimbal: a frustrating, yet highly rewarding experience

With video-centric cameras like the Panasonic GH5S in the office, it seemed high time to learn how to shoot with a gimbal. After a struggle up the learning curve, DPR staffer has found some sort of equilibrium.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9: What you need to know

Nominally at least, the new Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 is the successor to the GX8. But while it has a lot in common with the earlier model, the new camera comes with some serious updates, and a couple of caveats. Here's what you need to know.

How to shoot Log video using DJI's D-Log color profile

Have you toyed with the idea of shooting Log video on your DJI drone using DJI's D-Log picture profile? If so, here's a quick tutorial covering the basics.

Landscape photography: Don't miss the moment for the photo

Photographer Mitch Green penned this op-ed to remind landscape photographers that their art is about a lot more than the pixels they capture. In the pursuit of timeless photography, don't miss the moment for the photo.

How I built a large-format (8x10) video camera

Photographer Zev Hoover built something awesome: an 8x10 large format camera rig that can capture digital stills *and* video! In this article, he explains how he did it and shares some of his results.

Panasonic Lumix G9 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 II

In a battle of two Micro Four Thirds flagships, which ranks supreme? We take a feature-by-feature look at the Panasonic G9 and Olympus E-M1 II's to compare their strengths and weaknesses.

The right tool: why one photographer brings only an iPhone to document his trips to Nepal

Robert Rose is a pro photographer and philanthropist, but maybe most importantly, he's DPR staffer Carey Rose's dad. For many years he carried a bag full of gear on his yearly trips to Nepal, but these days the iPhone 8 is all he brings. Find out what makes it 'good enough.'

Behind the scenes: The story behind this volcanic eruption wedding photo

Photojournalist Jack Kurtz captured a once, maybe twice-in-a-lifetime wedding portrait while on assignment in the Philippines covering the Mayon volcano erupting. This is the story behind that photograph.

Biospheres with a spherical camera: the Theta V at Amazon HQ

Inside the newly-opened biospheres near DPR's office, Carey Rose found the perfect opportunity to try out the Ricoh Theta V and take a second try at wrapping his head around 360 photography.

Eight tips for photographing your first hot air balloon festival

Photographer Elliot Nahm loves shooting hot air balloon festivals, and he wants to spread some of that joy. Here are his top tips for newbies who want to capture great photos of these colorful events.

Photographing in Daulatdia: The world's largest brothel town

Documentary photographer Giora Dan describes his experience taking portraits in the world's largest brothel town in Daulatdia, Bangladesh for the Save the Children organization.

Gallery and impressions: The Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 is light, sharp and stabilized

Though it has a slow maximum aperture, the Tamron 100-400mm F4.5-6.3 Di VC USD lens covers a very useful focal range, and more importantly is sharp throughout said range. Its image stabilization is also very good.

Sunset, golf and a false nuclear missile alert: Four days shooting in Hawaii

A dizzying sunset hike, a pro golf tournament and a false missile alert made for a challenging few days on a recent trip to Hawaii.

It's not the low light king, but here's why we're excited about the GH5S

Shooting the GH5S side-by-side with the Sony a7S II we simply couldn't recreate some of the more optimistic claims made for the Panasonic camera. That said, here's why we think the GH5S is the most exciting video camera we've ever used.

How one photographer built the 'ultimate' PC for Adobe Lightroom

Designer and hobbyist photographer Paul Stamatiou decided to build himself the ultimate Adobe Lightroom photo editing PC. The build cost him just under $6,000, and he explained exactly how and why he built it in a massive 32,000-word blog post/guide.

PowerShot Shootout: Canon's G1 X III vs G7 X II

The G1 X III is Canon's flagship PowerShot, and the only APS-C compact currently on the market with a zoom lens. So in terms of real-world performance, it should easily dominate a 1"-sensor compact like the G7 X II, right? Not so fast.

Portrait mode perspective: the iPhone X versus the Canon M100

Computational photography is by all accounts the 'new thing,' but in its current state, how does it compare against your average entry-level camera? Let's find out.

Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN for Micro Four Thirds impressions

We've got a pair of Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN lenses in the office: one for Micro Four Thirds and the other for Sony E-mount. In this article we have some impressions of the MFT version, as well as some other lenses in this class worth considering.

Panasonic Lumix GH5S vs GH5: What's new?

What kind of camera could the GH5 be if it was only focused on shooting video? The GH5S answers that question. Here's a breakdown of the key differences between the two models.

Have Your Say 2017: the winners

It's that time. You, our readers, cast thousands of votes last month in our latest series of readers' polls. Now, with our final poll closed, it's time to see which product takes the crown as your choice for overall winner of 2017.

Why you should own a 135mm F2 lens

Photographer Micael Widell thinks everybody should own a 135mm F2 lens. In his experience, these lenses are sharp, lightweight, relatively affordable, and produce 'mouth-watering' bokeh.

Take a look inside Hasselblad's camera factory in Sweden

DPR was lucky enough to be invited to tour the Hasselblad factory in Sweden to see the H6D and X1D medium format cameras in production.

2017 in review: a look back at December

December isn't the busiest month for new products, so that means plenty of photo contests and 'best of' guides. Oh, and Red Leicas and drone-snatching eagles, too.

2017 in review: a look back at November

November was, as it usually is, a fairly quiet time for the industry. Well, except for Leica, which always likes to set itself apart - the company launched a new model mid-month.

2017 in review: a look back at October

October - in America anyway, it's a month for costumes, changing leaves and inebriated frights. And new cameras, and lenses! Join us as we take a look back at the tenth month of 2017.

2017 in review: a look back at September

In September we met Apple's newest smartphones, found out what it looks like when you don't use a solar filter to photograph the eclipse, and bid a fond farewell to Cassini as it transmitted its last images of Saturn.

2017 in review: a look back at August

August was warm, sunny and busy for the DPReview team, with Nikon's D850 drawing most of our attention. Take a look back at what happened all those months ago...

2017 in review: a look back at July

Ahh, July, the month the sun finally comes out in Seattle. While it was a slow month for new product announcements, there were some interesting developments for curved sensors – plus frustrating news for travelers at US airports.

2017 in review: a look back at June

In addition to long daylight hours and plenty of that sweet Vitamin D, June brought us some oddball photography news, mobile tech milestones and some new DSLRs from Canon.

2017 in review: a look back at May

Thinking back to May we struggled to recall anything much happening, but once we actually went back through the archives and looked, it turns out that May was a pretty busy month! Here's a quick reminder.

2017 in review: a look back at April

Ahh, April: the beginning of Spring. The sun starts to come out after a long winter, flowers are blooming and bears come out of hibernation. April was a pretty busy month in the camera industry, including some real blockbuster announcements.

2017 in review: a look back at March

In March, we published the final pieces of show content from February's CP+ trade show in Japan, and said goodbye to an institution, as Popular Photography magazine announced its final issue.

Have Your Say: Best Gear of 2017

For the past few weeks we've been running a series of polls to find out what you - our readers - think of the major product releases of 2017. It's time to announce the winners of the first round of voting!

2017 in review: a look back at February

In February, Nikon fans got the equivalent of a break-up text when the company announced it wouldn't continue development of the DL series. Take a look back with us at this and other highlights as we continue our 2017 month-by-month recap.

2017 Readers' choice polls: High-end ILC of the year - break the tie!

For the past few weeks we've been running polls to find out what you, our readers think was the best gear of 2017. Several of the polls are close, but one is still too close to call, with only six hours left to vote. Vote now to break the tie!

2017 in review: a look back at January

As 2017 draws to a close, we're looking back at major product launches and events of the last 12 months. Today, we're beginning at the beginning - with January. Take a look at some of that month's highlights.

2017 Buying Guide: Best cameras for landscapes

Landscape photography isn't as simple as just showing up in front of a beautiful view and taking a couple of pictures. Landscape shooters have a unique set of needs and requirements for their gear, and we've selected some of our favorites in this buying guide.

DPReview Instagram takeover: Barney's photos from Mexico

Have you followed us on Instagram yet? Now's a great time to, since over the next three days we'll be turning our account over to Barney, where he'll be sharing photos from a recent trip to central Mexico.

Shooting Kīlauea Volcano, Part 2: Grounded

In part two of his series on shooting lava flows in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, landscape photographer Erez Marom tackles the challenges inherent in shooting lava from the ground.

The Olympus TG-5 and Nikon Coolpix W300 go to Puerto Rico

Thinking of getting a rugged or underwater camera for a tropical vacation this winter? Jose Francisco Salgado tested two popular models, the Olympus TG-5 and Nikon W300 on a trip to Puerto Rico this summer. Find out what he thinks of these two cameras.

How to photograph the northern lights

The aurora borealis, or northern lights, are one of Earth's great natural wonders. As we head into the dark days of winter, it's a great time to think about photographing them. In this article, we walk you through what you need to know to get your own magical photos of these lights in the sky.

When photographers become pitchmen

This is what happens when Madison Avenue tries to romanticize photography, using iconic and social media savvy photographers to sell you everything from shoes, to credit cards, to SUVs.

Portrait mode shootout: iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2

Apple and Google both offer improved Portrait Modes in their latest devices, but the two manufacturers take somewhat different approaches. Take a look at side-by-side shots to see how they square up and learn about the technologies behind them.

Have your say: Best compact camera of 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year: time to vote for your favorite cameras and lenses in our year-end Readers' Choice Awards. It certainly was a good year for compact cameras – cast your vote before the polls close!

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