Camera and Lens Features

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CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF

We're at CP+ 2019, where Tokina is showing its latest high-quality zoom lens for full-frame cameras, the Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF.

CP+ 2019: Ricoh shows PENTAX-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW

Alongside the GR III, Ricoh is using the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan to give its customers a first look at the PENTAX-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW, a high-performance zoom for APS-C.

CP+ 2019: Voigtländer unveils new manual focus lenses for Sony E-mount and Leica M

We're at the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, where Cosina is letting customers get their hands on three fast manual-focus Voigtländer primes - two for Sony E-mount and one for Leica M. We took a closer look.

Hands on: Synology DS1019+ is a five-drive NAS storage solution for photographers

Network attached storage manufacturer Synology recently announced a new DiskStation model that aims to provide a lower price-point 5-bay NAS for photographers and small businesses. Here's a quick overview of the new model.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with the Sigma MC-21 SA / EF to L-mount adapter

Sigma's MC-21 adapter allows 29 of Sigma's Global Vision lenses to be mounted on the Leica L-mount. We got hands-on and took a closer look.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Nikon Z 14-30mm F4 S

Announced earlier this year, Nikon's new Z 14-30mm F4 S is a compact wideangle zoom lens for Nikon's Z-series mirrorless cameras. We just got our hands on a working sample at CP+.

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S

At the annual CP+ photography show in Yokohama, Japan, Nikon has been showing its new Z 24-70mm F2.8 S. We made a beeline for the Nikon booth to take a look.

Hands-on with the Sony 135mm F1.8 GM

Sony's FE 135mm F1.8 GM is a fast-focusing, fast-aperture telephoto prime that will be a welcome option for wedding, event, portrait and sports shooters. Click through to learn about its optical design, autofocus features, and handling.

Hands-on with the Ricoh GR III

The Ricoh GR series has long been a favorite of street photographers, and the latest iteration - the GR III - brings a new sensor, redesigned lens, in-body stabilization and on-sensor phase detection. We spent some time with a pre-production model in London and have some initial impressions to share.

EXCLUSIVE: Hands-on with Fujifilm 100MP GFX medium-format

We're at the Gulf Photo Plus event in Dubai, where Fujifilm has given attendees a sneak peek at a working prototype of its upcoming 100MP medium format camera.

EXCLUSIVE: Hands-on with upcoming Fujifilm XF and GF lenses

We're in Dubai, where Fujifilm is showing off pre-production and prototype samples of three upcoming lenses - the GF 50mm F3.5 - a compact, lightweight standard lens for medium format, the XF 16mm F2.8, and the XF 16-80mm F4 for the company's range of APS-C format X-series cameras.

Gothic streets and cured meats: shooting the Panasonic S1R in Barcelona

A day spent shooting Panasonic's new S1R in the streets of Barcelona, Spain left us feeling satisfied with how the camera operates – but eager to get testing.

Panasonic's new Lumix DC-S1 and S1R: What you need to know

We've had our hands on the new Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 and S1R, and in this article we'll pull out the key specifications, and walk through the major features and ergonomics of both cameras.

Olympus E-M1X shooting experience

With a double grip and double batteries, the Olympus E-M1X is the company's largest mirrorless camera to date - and yet, the big story is all on the inside.

Hands-on with the Sony a6400
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The Sony a6400 is the company's new midrange mirrorless camera, whose standout features include an advanced autofocus system, flip-up touchscreen LCD and oversampled 4K footage with Log support. Learn more as we go hands-on with the a6400.

Video: Shooting landscapes on the Fujifilm GFX 50R with Nigel Danson

Photographer Nigel Danson recently had a chance to use the new Fujifilm GFX 50R for one of his landscape shoots. In this video, he shares his thoughts on the benefits and challenges of using a medium format camera like the GFX 50R for his work.

Gear of the Year 2018 - Dale's choice: DJI Ronin-S

The DJI Ronin-S may not be as instantly recognizable as some other products from 2018, but Editor Dale Baskin explains why he picked this production tool as his 2018 Gear of the Year – and why he chose it to shoot a documentary film.

Gear of the Year 2018 - Carey's choice: Panasonic GX9

The Panasonic GX9 isn't the best or least expensive camera that Reviews Editor Carey Rose tested this year. But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use – and his pick for this year.

Video: Zeiss shows hands-on footage of its ZX1 camera with Lightroom integration

Portrait and photojournalist Sabrina Weniger goes hands-on with Zeiss' yet-to-be-released ZX1 camera in Düsseldorf's Little Tokyo.

DPReview TV: Best and worst of 2018

For weeks, we've been getting hammered with the question "Will Chris and Jordan continue their tradition of doing a Best and Worst year-end episode?" Oh yes, dear readers, they will. And here it is. Pour yourself a cocktail and enjoy.

Hands-on with the Red Hydrogen One

It's big, heavy, expensive and it gave us a headache. Red's Hydrogen One is an interesting concept but its main selling point – capturing and displaying 3D content – completely misses the mark.

Photokina 2018: hands-on with the Leica S3

We got some hands-on time with Leica's new S3 medium format camera, which boasts a new higher-res sensor as well as other improvements.

Hands-on with the new Laowa lens collection

Venus Optics launched eight new lenses under the Laowa brand name at the Photokina show this year. We paid a visit to the stand to get a closer look.

Photokina 2018: Hands-on with Tokina's Opera 50mm F1.4 premium full-frame lens

The Opera designation is reserved for Tokina's most premium lenses, built for high resolution full-frame DSLRs. The 50mm F1.4 is the first in this lineup to come into production – take a closer look.

Photokina 2018: hands-on with eight stylish new bags

We saw new gear from Lowepro, Think Tank, Peak Design, ONA, Tamrac and more. Perhaps it's about time you upgraded your pack?

Phottix launches new multi-brand Odin Z OS, and a pair of Juno hotshoe flash units

Phottix has launched a new operating system for its portable flash systems that it says automatically switches between different manufacturer’s TTL systems as it detects their presence from an on-camera flash unit or on-camera transmitter. We went hands-on at Photokina.

Photokina 2018: Hands-on with new Voigtländer M and E-mount prime lenses

Voigtländer is one of the oldest names in photography. These days licensed by Japanese lensmaker Cosina, the Voigtländer brand is still going strong. We're at Photokina, where we got our hands on the company's newest lenses.

Photokina 2018: Hands-on with Panasonic Lumix S1R

One of the most interesting announcements at this year's Photokina show in Germany was the Panasonic / Leica / Sigma L-mount partnership. Earlier today we were lucky enough to get access to a prototype Panasonic S1R. Click through for a closer look.

Photokina 2018: Zenit and Leica collaborate on new 'M'

Leica is clearly in the mood for partnerships: A day after the company announced it was teaming up with Panasonic and Sigma on the L mount, Zenit took the wraps off the 'M', a Zenit-designed, Leica manufactured rangefinder. Click through to learn more.

Photokina 2018: Hands-on with Tamron's 2nd-gen 15-30mm F2.8  lens

Tamron's 2nd-generation full-frame wide-angle zoom features new coatings, faster AF speeds and improved vibration control. We got some hands on time with it, here's what we thought.

Photokina 2018: Hands-on with Sigma's new Global Vision lenses

Sigma took the wraps off five new lenses at Photokina this year, and we were there to see (and handle) them for ourselves. Click through for more information, and some early first impressions.

Hands-on with the Sony 24mm F1.4 G Master

The Sony 24mm F1.4 is the latest lens to join the company's premium G Master lineup. We've been shooting with one for a couple of days - here's what you need to know.

Hands-on with new Fujifilm XF 200mm F2 and XF 8-16mm F2.8

The new XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR and XF 200mm F2 R LM OIS WR are aimed at enthusiasts and professionals, and add considerable versatility to Fujifilm's growing XF lens lineup. We've been taking a look.

Fujifilm X-T3: what you need to know

The X-T3 is Fujifilm's newest X-series camera, and potentially represents the largest jump in features and performance that we've seen in a new Fujifilm camera in quite some time. We take a look at its headline features including a new sensor, new processor, new AF system, and some seriously impressive video capabilities.

Hands-on with the new Leica M10-P

'Go unannounced' is the tagline that Leica is using for the new M10-P, which has been introduced alongside the standard M10. We've had a little time with the new camera – take a look at what's new (and what's not).

A closer look at Nikon's new Z6 and future Z-mount lenses

The higher resolution Z7 might be getting most of the attention, but Nikon's new Z 6 also has a lot going for it. We're at the launch of the Z system in Tokyo, where we took a closer look at the Z6 and three forthcoming S-line lenses.

What you need to know about Panasonic's LX100 Mark II

Panasonic's LX100 II enthusiast compact adds a higher resolution sensor, touchscreen LCD and Bluetooth to an already great camera. Find out the highlights (and a few lowlights) in this tour of the LX100 II.

Shooting live music with the Panasonic Lumix GX9

On a hot and hazy afternoon, DPR staffer Carey Rose took the Panasonic Lumix GX9 and Lumix G Vario 35-100mm F2.8 lens to a neighborhood music festival to gather some impressions of the autofocus system. Here's what he found.

Hands-on with the Pentax HD FA* 50mm F1.4 (for real this time)

One of the most keenly-awaited lenses for a while, the new Pentax D FA* 50mm F1.4 is finally here, and we've been using it for a few days. In this article, we're updating our initial impressions on the basis of our recent shooting with the K-1 II.

Leica Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 ASPH: more fun than a Nissan Versa

Only Leica could have made the Noctilux-M F1.25 75mm ASPH – a manual focus prime lens that weighs more than a kilo and costs as much as a new car. We've been using one for a little while - click through for our take on what it's like to use.

First Impressions: Sony FE 400 F2.8 GM OSS

Read our first impressions of Sony's new pro-level 400mm F2.8, from the sidelines of a professional soccer match.

Shooting polar bears with the $12,000 Nikon 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

Award-winning wildlife photographer Roie Galitz shares his experience shooting polar bears with the new Nikon 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR in one of the harshest places on Earth. Find out why Galitz calls his $12,000 behemoth "a dream lens."

Sample gallery: Nikon 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR

This highly-specialized lens is perfect for sports, action and wildlife photography. Check out these first sample images for a taste of what it's capable of.

Huawei P20 Pro hands-on: 3x zoom lens leaves the competition behind

A few days testing Huawei's new flagship device has us convinced that it's the most advanced smartphone camera to date.

Hands-on with the Sony a7 III

Sony's a7 III mirrorless camera includes many features from its more advanced a9 and a7R III siblings, but at a more aggressive price point. Here's a quick hands-on tour of some of the most notable upgrades and improvements to Sony's 'basic' full frame model.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with the Pentax K-1 Mark II and D FA* 50mm F1.4

We stopped by the Ricoh-Pentax booth at this year's CP+ show in Japan and got a chance to handle the new K-1 Mark II as well as a near-final version of the upcoming Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4. We even got a chance to informally test the K-1 II's crazy high ISO and hand-held Pixel Shift feature - click through to read our impressions.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with Laowa 'Magic Shift Converter'

Venus Optics has been making some very interesting lenses in the past couple of years. and at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama Japan, the company is showing off an innovative 'magic shift converter'.

CP+ 2018: Hands-on with the Panasonic Leica 50-200mm F2.8-4 ASPH

The Leica DG Vario 50-200mm F2.8-4 ASPH is the third and final lens in Panasonic's latest premium zoom lens lineup, and we had the chance to handle it in person at this year's CP+ show in Japan. Check out how this high-end tele-zoom handles in our slideshow.

CP+ 2018: First Look - Sony 400mm F2.8 G Master

At the CP+ 2018 show in Yokohama, we made a beeline for the Sony booth to feast our eyes on a prototype of the company's upcoming 400mm F2.8 G Master super telephoto lens.

CP+ 2018: First look at new Tamron FE-mount 28-75mm F2.8

The Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD is the first third-party standard zoom to be created natively for the Sony FE mount. We're at the CP+ show in Yokohama, where we got our hands on a prototype.

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