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CP+ 2018 interviews: The reign of the DSLR is almost over...

At DPReview, we’re in touch with camera and lens manufacturers all year-round. Our best opportunity to really tap into how the leaders of those companies are thinking though comes at the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan. Here's what we took away from those conversations this year.

Ricoh interview: "The development of the K-series is our first priority"

We caught up with Ricoh at CP+ to talk about the K-1 Mark II, as well as the future of both the GR series and 360 imaging with the Theta line.

Panasonic interview: "Our business philosophy is based on 'changing photography'"

At this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, we talked in-depth with Panasonic about the company's new Lumix G9 and GH5S cameras and its increased emphasis on stills capture as well as high-quality 4K video.

CP+ Olympus interview: "It’s time to enhance the imaging business"

At last month's CP+ show in Yokohama, we met up with Shigemi Sugimoto, head of Olympus's imaging business unit. He explained where he sees the most opportunity for Olympus, and how his company will continue to differentiate itself from the competition.

Tamron interview: "Our strength is high quality lenses in a compact size"

This year at CP+ we sat down with senior executives from Tamron. Our conversation covered various topics, including the move to new native mirrorless designs and the decline in DSLR lens sales.

Fujifilm interview: "We will work hard to keep our uniqueness"

We spent some time at CP+ talking with senior executives from Fujifilm about the runaway success of the GFX system, how the company is moving into video and, of course, Instax.

Sigma interview: 'This is just the beginning'

Recently we visited the 2018 CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan and as usual, we booked interviews with senior executives from several major manufacturers, including Sigma.

Canon interview: 'increased competition allows us to level-up'

At this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, we sat down with senior executives from several major manufacturers, including Canon. Topics of conversation included Canon's ambitions for high-end mirrorless cameras, and the importance of responding to the demands of the smartphone generation.

Sony interview: 'If cameras are going to develop, manufacturers have to develop mirrorless technologies'

At CP+ we sat down with executives from several major manufacturers. Among them was Kenji Tanaka, of Sony, who talked to us about the a7 III as well as its plans to attract more pro shooters – without ignoring APS-C and entry-level customers.

Sony executive predicts Nikon and Canon will go full-frame mirrorless within a year

We spoke with Sony's Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group, Kenji Tanaka, at CP+, and he told us that in his opinion, Canon and Nikon will join Sony in the full-frame mirrorless market by next year's CP+ show.

Ex-Lexar execs have launched a new memory card company, here's why you should care

ProGrade Digital is new brand of memory cards aimed at professional photographers and demanding amateurs. Here's what sets ProGrade apart, and why the company believes it can compete with the big guys.

'Perfect' sensors may be possible, but might not come to cameras

A recent breakthrough means the future could include sensors that perfectly describe the light in the scene, offer new computational possibilities and give film-like latitude in the highlights. And yet we may never see them in cameras, says father of the CMOS sensor, Professor Eric Fossum.

Fujifilm interview: 'We want the X-H1 to be friendly for DSLR users'

Fujifilm's new X-H1 sits above the X-T2 in the company's X-series APS-C lineup. At the X-H1's launch in LA last week, we sat down with the camera's product manager, Jun Watanabe, for a detailed look at the new camera.

Interview with an astronaut: What it's like shooting photos from space

Just three days after returning to Earth, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik hopped on a video chat with Jared Polin, who asked him all about what it's like taking pictures in space. The resulting interview is fascinating from the first question to the last.

Interview: Sofi Lee is a pro shooting with vintage digital compacts

While film nostalgia reaches an all-time high, Seattle-based pro photographer Sofi Lee is turning back to 'digicams' made between 2008 and 2011.

Interview: Adobe will 'absolutely continue investing' in Lightroom Classic

Hear what Adobe director of product management Tom Hogarty and Lightroom product manager Sharad Mangalick have to say about the new Lightroom CC, and the future of Lightroom Classic CC.

An interview with President Trump's White House photographer

PBS sat down with photographer Shealah Craighead to talk about what it's like as the Official White House Photographer for the 45th President of the United States.

'Above Bellingham' soars from bay to Mount Baker

Visual journalist Kjell Redal tells us how Vimeo staff pick videos inspired him to capture the beauty of his hometown from a different vantage point.

Pete Souza talks about life as a presidential photographer

Photojournalist Pete Souza served as the presidential photographer for both Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. In an interview with fellow photographer Marcia Nighswander, he discusses several of his most noteworthy images.

Interview: Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas on why print matters

The pervasive nature of our digital world makes photos books and zines all the more powerful.

Lindsay Adler discusses the evolution of her photographic style

Adobe is kicking off a new YouTube series of interviews with creatives of all kinds by talking with portrait photographer Lindsay Adler.

'That article was more like gossip' Panasonic's head of cameras talks downsizing, GH5 and the 8K era

Yosuke Yamane, the Director of Panasonic’s imaging business speaks to us about the GH5, the promise of 8K, reports of downsizing and why we haven’t seen on-sensor phase detection in one of the company’s cameras. Read more

Interview: Photographing Appalachia post-election

Photographer Nancy Andrews is working toward a vision of Appalachia that breaks free of the poverty-focused visuals that have dominated the news.

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

Sony interview: 'Our focus is to increase the overall market'

Sony made news recently when it announced it had taken over the #2 spot in full-frame ILC market share. Tech editor Rishi recently chatted with Sony execs about innovation, the future of the camera market and Sony's place in it. Read more

Blue Earth Alliance: Collaboration is key for photography that makes a difference

Natalie Fobes, a veteran photojournalist and Seattle-based photographer, helped found Blue Earth Alliance almost 22 years ago. We spoke to her recently about Blue Earth Alliance's mission to help photographers and filmmakers create positive change. Read more

CP+ 2017: Olympus interview: 'We chose to be bold'

During this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, we made time to sit down with senior executives from several major manufacturers. One of them was Mr. Masamichi Handa, head of Olympus's Imaging Business Division. Read more

CP+ 2017 - Sony interview: 'We need to offer new imaging experiences'

Earlier this year, we traveled to the CP+ trade show in Yokohama, Japan and at the show, we talked to Yasuyuki Nagata of Sony. Read our interview

Behind the scenes: An interview with the heads of Canon's L lens factory

We interviewed the gentlemen who oversee operations and development at Canon's Utsunomiya lens factory, the birth place of all L glass. Read more

CP+ 2017 Canon interview: 'We want to be number one in the overall ILC market'

We had a chance to catch up with Canon at CP+ in Japan, to discuss the company's current state of affairs as well as plans for the future. Read more

 

CP+ 2017 - Sigma interview: 'We’ve learned that some customers require exceptional lens performance'

Sigma released four lenses at this year's CP+ in Yokohama. We're at the show, where we made time to sit down with Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of Sigma, to find our more about the new products. Read our interview

CP+ 2017 - Fujifilm Interview: 'We hope that the GFX will change how people view medium format'

We're at the CP+ 2017 show, in Yokohama Japan where Fujifilm is preparing to ship its long-awaited medium format GFX 50S. We sat down with three Fujifilm executives to learn more about the GFX, and future plans for the GX and X mount product lines. Read more

Exclusive interview: Olympus R&D on continued E-M1 Mark II development

Olympus recently detailed for us some updates it's working on for its flagship OM-D E-M1 II, as well as some surprising insights about its current headline capabilities. Read more

Interview: Fujifilm talks GFX, X100F and getting serious about video

The launch of the GFX 50S gave us a chance to speak to Makoto Oishi and his colleagues about Fujifilm's latest cameras, its customers and its future plans. Read more

DPReview asks: who would you want to shoot your portrait?

We sat down with ten well-known photographers and asked a simple question: "Who would you want to shoot your portrait?" Some of the answers may surprise you. See video

NYC Dance Project: How two photographers capture the beauty in movement

New York-based photographers Deborah Ory and Ken Browar started their project with one simple objective: to make photographs of ballet dancers to decorate their daughter's bedroom. Read more

DPReview Asks: What was your first camera?

We recently asked ten well-known photographers a simple question: "What was your first camera?" Some of the answers may surprise you. See video

'It's about sharing your beautiful experience': Nikon Photokina interview

Photokina 2016 gave us a chance to speak to Nikon about the models it's showing, where the market is going and the challenges it faces. Read more

The range of light: what made one of Ansel's most famous books so special

Marc Silber continues his video series with Ansel Adam's son Michael. He discusses Ansel's book 'The Range of Light', his thoughts on developing your skill set and more. Check out the complete interview. See video

'I don’t use my camera as my memory': we interview Graham Nash

From Lancashire to California, Graham Nash's journey has been a long and winding one, both as a musician and a photographer. Read more

Photokina 2016: Fujifilm Interview

Fujifilm chose last month's Photokina tradeshow as the venue to launch its new flagship mirrorless camera, the medium-format GFX 50S. At the show, we sat down with top executives to learn more about it. Read more

Photokina 2016 interview: Victor Hasselblad would be proud

Hasselblad's stand at Photokina included a range of interesting products, from the mirrorless medium-format X1D to the V1D concept camera. Product manager Ove Bengtsson spoke to us these and about mistakes the company has made along with way. Read more

Photokina 2016 interview: Ricoh aims for visual revolution

'Visual Revolution' is the concept that links Ricoh’s Theta 360 degree camera to its Pentax K-1 DSLR, the company says. And the arrival of competition only serves to grow the markets on which it's focusing. Read more

Photokina 2016: Talking medium format mirrorless with Fujifilm

Fujifilm's GFX 50S is getting a lot of attention at this year's Photokina tradeshow. We sat down with Toshihisa Iida, of Fujifilm to learn more about the new camera. Read more

Interview: Landscape photography master Charlie Waite

As the deadline for the 2016 USA Landscape Photographer of the Year Award approaches, we spoke to founder Charlie Waite about his life and career, and his hopes for the contest. Learn more

'Ansel made photographs, he didn't take them': Jeanne Adams interview

Ansel Adams' name is synonymous with landscape photography, but a new interview with Adams' daughter-in-law Jeanne reveals more about a lesser known side of his work. Read more

Exclusive interview: Behind the scenes with Canon at the Rio Olympics

As sports fans around the world get ready for the opening of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Canon's Professional Services team are preparing too – and in a big way. Read more

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