Interviews

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Interview: Canon's Larry Thorpe reflects on 60 years in the business

Canon's Larry Thorpe has seen lot of changes over his 60-year career in the industry. We spoke to him after his recent retirement, and in this interview he highlights some of the technological advancements he's seen during his career and discusses the convergence between stills and video.

Interview: Aki Murata of OMDS (Olympus) - 'we’re more flexible now'

In a wide-ranging interview, Aki Murata of OM Digital Solutions updated us on the transition from Olympus to 'OMDS', the future of the Olympus brand and why he believes Four Thirds still has advantages over other sensor formats.

Interview: David 'Dee' Delgado’s love letter to New York City, shot on 4x5 film

Shot using a 4x5 large format field camera, David Dee Delgado's project, On My Block, is a homage to the people and places that make his home, New York City, so special.

Panasonic Interview: 'We will strengthen both full frame and M43'

In the latest in our series of socially-distanced interviews with senior executives in the digital photography industry, we sat down (virtually) with Yosuke Yamane, director of Panasonic's Imaging Division. Click through to read our in-depth interview.

Nikon expects profitability and plans to release more Z mount lenses by 2022

Nikon CFO, Muneaki Tokunari, recently gave an interview to Nikkei, wherein he explained Nikon’s path to profitability and revealed more lenses are to be expected within the next year.

Interview: Donna Ferrato on 50 years of photographing women

Donna Ferrato uncovers the complicated truths about what it means to be a woman in her new book Holy. We spoke with her about how the COVID-19 lockdown shaped the final edit of the book, why it was important to handle all aspects of the design herself and what she’s learned about women after 50 years of photographing them.

Interview - Fujifilm: "We are not just a camera company, we are an imaging company"

This week we sat down (virtually) with senior executives of Fujifilm to learn more about the development of the new GFX 100S, plans for future lenses and what kind of a company they want Fujifilm to be.

Interview: Nikon - "A flagship Nikon Z series mirrorless camera can be expected within the year"

In the latest in our series of socially distanced interviews, we spoke to Keiji Oishi of Nikon. In an exclusive announcement to DPReview, he revealed that Nikon is working on a professional Z-mount camera. Click through to read more.

Interview: Sony's Masaaki Oshima - "The Alpha 1 is the first step towards the next decade"

Following the launch of Sony's new Alpha 1 full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, we sat down (virtually) with Masaaki Oshima, Deputy Senior Manager of Sony's Camera division. Click through to read our in-depth interview.

Interview: Learn how robotics company MRMC puts cameras where photographers aren't allowed to go

Robotics company MRMC has seen demand for its remote camera pods explode in the past 12 months, including at the recent presidential inauguration in the US. We sat down (remotely, of course) with representatives from MRMC and Nikon recently to learn more about the setup.

Interview: Joe Biden's official photographer Adam Schultz – "Every day I get to do this is a special day"

Joe Biden's official campaign photographer Adam Schultz is a busy man. We spoke to him recently about what it means to shoot for a presidential campaign, how 2020 is different, and why he can't wait for the day we can take our masks off.

Interview: Keiji Oishi of Nikon – "It’s time to get excited"

As 2020 draws to a close and Nikon gears up for its final product releases of the year, we caught up with Keiji Oishi, Satoshi Yamazaki and Takeshi Suzuki to talk about the upcoming Z 6/7 II, and where the Z system goes from here.

Pete Souza interview: 'I have the right to speak out when I see wrong. And I see wrong'

Former White House photographer Pete Souza has served two presidents. With a new documentary, 'The Way I See It' set to premier this week, we spoke to Pete about his work, what makes a good presidential photographer and why he's no longer content to let the pictures do the talking.

Interview: Photographer Cath Simard talks about developing your own personal style

Cath Simard makes a living shooting for major brands and teaching others her techniques at workshops around the globe. Here is her story and how she developed her own distinctive style of photography.

'We're confident that they can deliver': We talk to AP's Director of Photography about switch to Sony

We spoke to AP's Director of Photography J. David Ake about why the agency has decided to switch to Sony cameras, and what it means for AP staff photographers and videographers.

Olympus interview: 'We are extremely grateful to all of our customers for their loyalty and support'

Following the recent announcement that Olympus is selling its Imaging Division, we caught up with Setsuya Kataoka, 29-year Olympus veteran and current VP of Global Strategy. In this interview, Mr. Kataoka gave us his thoughts on the sale, and what it means for the future.

Exclusive: Sony confirms a7S II successor this summer - "Everything is new"

That's right folks, you heard it here first. Read on for the full interview, with Kenji Tanaka of Sony.

Interview: Celebrity photoshoots in the era of COVID-19 – Jesse Dittmar shares his experience

Jesse Dittmar hadn't had an assignment in nearly two months, then The Washington Post came calling. Here, he talks about his first portrait shoot in the era of COVID-19.

Interview: Dirk Dallas of 'From Where I Drone' shares what it takes to create excellent photos

If you're into aerial photography, you've likely heard of From Where I Drone. Dirk Dallas talks to us about what makes an exceptional photo along with his new book, Eyes Over the World.

Interview: Aaron DuRall's surreal self-isolation photos

Facing the loss of a season's worth of wedding gigs, New York-based photographer Aaron DuRall is spending isolation creating colorful, subversive work that's worlds away from his typical documentary style.

Fujifilm interview: 'We will get through this crisis together'

Recently we caught up with Fujifilm's Toshi Iida to talk about the X-T4, X100V and, of course, the ongoing impact of the coronavirus epidemic on Fujifilm and the camera industry as a whole.

Sigma interview: Smaller, high-quality lenses coming 'in the near future'

Last week we spoke to Kazuto Yamaki of Sigma to get his take on the ongoing situation worldwide, and on Sigma's strategy and prospects for the coming year.

Interview: how a box of negatives offered a very personal glimpse into the past

When Joan Ruppert started looking through a box of film negatives shot by her father in the 1930s, she didn't know what to expect. As she told DPReview, what she found was a treasure trove.

Interview: Fujifilm X100V – 'We decided we could change more in the fifth generation'

We attended the recent launch of the Fujifilm X100V in London, where we had the opportunity to sit down with two senior figures within the company: Chief Designer Masazumi Imai and Senior Manager Shinichiro Udono.

Interview: How the brother duo at Abstract Aerial Art create masterpieces from above

The duo of brothers that makes up Abstract Aerial Art captures stunning images, mostly from the air. DPReview asks them about their process, advice for aspiring photographers, making money from your work and more.

Panasonic interview: 'If we stay united I think we will survive'

At last month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas we sat down with Yosuke Yamane, Director of Panasonic's Imaging Business Division, to discuss market reaction to the S1-series, full-frame strategy and the state of the L-mount alliance.

Nikon interview: "We’re at a transitional stage"

In a wide-ranging conversation, Keiji Oishi gave us an insight into Nikon's strategy at all levels of its business, and shared some details of the new D6.

Interview: Aki Murata of Olympus - 'Full-frame isn't for everybody'

Among the topics of discussion with Mr. Murata were the new OM-D E-M5 III and his company's strategy to attract professional photographers.

Video: Lynsey Addario on how being a war photographer got her kidnapped twice

In the eight-minute interview, Addario talks about her extensive coverage of conflict zones, as well as life, death and the ongoing pursuit of journalistic truth.

Photographer David Burnett on shooting his third impeachment: 'I felt that historic pang'

As diplomat William Taylor and State Department official George Kent took their seats in day 1 of the house impeachment hearings this week, our eye was caught by David Burnett, and his custom-made 4 x 5 film camera.

Canon EOS-1D X III interview: We speak to the 'father of the EOS-1'

It's not every day you get to speak to the man who's had a hand in the design of every professional Canon SLR since the T90.

Interview: Colin Goudie, feature film editor

Colin Goudie is a film editor with a career spanning over 35 years, known most recently for his work on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. He talked with DPRevew about editing movies back in the film days, and the transition to a fully digital workflow.

Interview: Keith Partridge, shooting at the edge of the world

Keith Partridge is an award-winning cinematographer who shoots in some of the most remote places on Earth, and whose credits include the BBC series 'Human Planet' and the film 'Touching the Void'. He tells us what it's like to film in some of the most unforgiving places on the planet.

Uwe Moebus of Hasselblad - "We have learnt that we should launch products when they are fully developed"

We chat to Hasselblad's head of sales for Europe about what went into the new X1D II 50C, and what the company has learnt since it entered the digital medium format mirrorless market

'Future lenses for today': Sony's Yasuyuki Nagata talks high-end optics

We sat down recently with Yasuyuki Nagata, head of Sony's global interchangeable lens business, to discuss the company's two new telephoto lenses and Sony's approach to mirrorless product development.

CP+ 2019 Ricoh interview: Some users who bought mirrorless cameras will return to DSLRs

We talked to executives from Ricoh about the company's broad portfolio of imaging products, the GR III's warm reception and what they make of the surge in popularity of mirrorless cameras.

CP+ 2019 Panasonic interview: 'We're proud of our cameraness'

We spoke to Panasonic at the CP+ trade show in Japan. They said they were especially proud of how much they'd been able to make the S1 and S1R feel like real cameras.

CP+ 2019: Tamron interview -  'the full-frame market is expanding, so we’re looking at that market first'

We talk to senior executives from Tamron about what 'SP' really means, why APS-C isn't the future, and what comes next for full-frame mirrorless.

Interview: Commander Terry Virts, space photographer

Astronaut Terry Virts may have had the coolest photography job in the world – or outside of it – shooting over 300,000 photos during seven months in space. On this Earth Day, Virts tells us what it's like to be a space photographer.

Interview: Frans Lanting - 'I speak to a lot of younger people, and that's the generation we need to cultivate'

Frans Lanting has inspired generations of artists and ecologists with his photography and environmental advocacy. To mark Earth Day 2019, we caught up with Frans to speak about his career and his hopes for the future.

Seeing into space: Cosmic Microscapes with photographer Neil Buckland

Seattle-based photographer Neil Buckland has been working with University of Washington scientist Dr. Tony Irving to photograph, in incredible detail, slices of meteorites that have fallen to earth with his Pentax K-1 and a custom-built rig. Get a look into space, and into the past, with some of Buckland's images.

CP+ 2019 Olympus Interview: Micro Four Thirds can be appreciated in almost all photographic fields

We spoke to Shigemi Sugimoto, the head of Olympus's imaging division at the CP+ show in Yokohama. He talked to us about the appeal of Micro Four Thirds and gave some hints about the types of technology the company is looking at.

CP+ 2019: Sigma interview - 'Optical design is always a battle with the design constraints'

In our conversation with CEO Kazuto Yamaki we discussed his plans for future L-mount lenses (and cameras) and some of the challenges of supporting multiple mounts.

CP+ 2019: Sony Interview - 'First full-frame, then APS-C'

In our conversation with Sony's Kenji Tanaka, we discussed various topics, including how the full-frame mirrorless market has evolved, and why he believes Sony will maintain its competitive edge.

CP+ 2019: Canon interview - 'we want to capture as many customers as we can'

We met up with Canon's senior management at CP+ in Yokohama and found them on uncharacteristically forthright and open form.

Interview: Understanding RF, DS and DO - we talk to Canon about its latest lenses

In the first of two recent interviews with Canon, we spoke to members of the R system R&D teams, to ask them about the EOS RP, their lens plans and whether we'll see more EF-M lenses.

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