If camera companies want to truly compete with smartphones for relevance, they need to offer models that are as easy to use as a phone, but offer substantially better image quality.
Opinion and Editorial
Apr 14, 2021 at 04:00
Canon has just announced the development of what will be the highest-speed RF-mount camera yet, the EOS R3. It looks like a really interesting camera, but the R3 also points toward something else coming in the future; something even more capable. Here's what we know.
Mar 8, 2021 at 15:00
Nikon says its professional mirrorless camera will use a Stacked CMOS sensor. We look at why this one statement holds so much promise for the camera's performance.
Oct 18, 2020 at 13:00
Meet DPReview's new writer: Roger Cicala, founder of Lensrentals. Be nice – he's doing this for free, for some reason.
Oct 5, 2020 at 13:00
We know that Mark II versions of the Z6 and Z7 are on their way, but the question is: what kind of updates and upgrades they will offer? We put our heads together and came up with our wish list.
Aug 23, 2020 at 13:00
If you buy a new high-end camera, you'll probably have to stock up on new memory cards and card readers – with no guarantee that the format is here to stay. But it's not all bad news.
Aug 13, 2020 at 13:00
Have you ever been approached through social media, or even your own website, by a business or corporation asking for permission to use one of your photos... for free? Here's why that's wrong and how to figure out what to charge.
Jul 25, 2020 at 14:00
The Nikon Z5 can be seen almost a hybrid of the Z50 and Z6. So why is Technical Editor Richard Butler feeling so much more positive about the new camera than he was about its APS-C sibling? The answer comes from studying its rivals.
videoJul 8, 2020 at 13:00
Sony recently confirmed plans to launch a successor to the video-centric a7S II. We don't even know the name of the camera, but Jordan already has a feature wish list for the new 'a7S III' – and it doesn't include 8K.
Jun 26, 2020 at 13:00
Here's a fresh take on a classic debate, or why both film and digital are awesome.
May 22, 2020 at 14:00
What makes the Canon AE-1 so special to Editor Dan Bracaglia is its ability to connect him back to the childhood curiosity and excitement that originally made him fall in love with photography.
Apr 3, 2020 at 13:00
The camera that has had the biggest impact on Managing Editor Allison Johnson's photography is one that she used very early on – and eventually owned.
Mar 31, 2020 at 13:00
Shooting with an unusually capable compact taught Technical Editor Richard Butler the real photographic impact of sensor size and F-number, along with the role math could play in lens design.
Mar 17, 2020 at 14:00
Some photographers have been asking for years for a full-frame version of Fujifilm's popular X100 line. We get it – we want one too. But here's why we think it's unlikely to happen.
Mar 17, 2020 at 12:00
Because it isn't. And quite frankly, we need to do something to keep our minds (and yours) off the news.
Mar 12, 2020 at 13:00
Worried about your camera being refreshed by an updated body? Don't be. There are plenty of reasons to appreciate last generation's model.
Mar 8, 2020 at 14:00
Canon has finally given us a few details about its forthcoming EOS R5, but we can read between the lines a bit to get a clearer picture of where the RF lineup is heading.
Mar 3, 2020 at 14:00
More than a century after its invention, film photography is finding a new life alongside digital imaging, argues Hamish Gill of 35mmc.
Feb 28, 2020 at 15:00
The Fujifilm X-T4 is the company's most video-centric model yet, but omitting a headphone jack on the camera shows that Fujifilm still doesn't understand how video shooters work.
Feb 14, 2020 at 13:00
The FAA recently proposed rules that could impact all drone operators in the US, virtually requiring an internet connection to fly and a requirement to broadcast personally identifying information. Here's what's at stake and how to make your voice heard.
Feb 5, 2020 at 13:00
The X100V is the biggest refresh the series has seen since its inception. But Technical Editor Richard Butler is initially disappointed. Based on his own needs, anyway.
Jan 7, 2020 at 02:00
Could the D780 be the final chapter in the D700 saga? If so, DPR's Dan Bracaglia thinks it's a fitting conclusion to an epic series (unlike a popular movie that just debuted).
Jan 1, 2020 at 14:00
This time last year we say down as a team and came up with a list of new year's resolutions on behalf of the major camera and lens manufacturers. Here's how it all panned out.
Dec 30, 2019 at 14:00
Technical Editor Richard Butler takes a look at the technological leaps forward he's seen while covering the industry for the past decade, with autofocus capabilities and video capture leading the way.
Dec 30, 2019 at 14:00
Senior Editor Barney Britton reflects on the changes he's witnessed covering the photography industry for the past ten years – a period during which consumer digital photography came of age.
Nov 14, 2019 at 14:00
Sony's a6x00 series (especially the most recent ones) are very good cameras. Yet our in-house contrarian, Richard, isn't convinced their design is well matched to any one type of user.
Nov 5, 2019 at 14:00
Sony's a6600, its high-end APS-C mirrorless camera, has a lot going for it: fast burst speeds, in-body stabilization and a huge battery. But there's one big reason we wouldn't use it for events, and it's something you just won't find in the spec sheet.
Oct 23, 2019 at 05:41
We took a preproduction Fujifilm X-Pro3 to northern California to see what it's like to use. Turns out, it's okay to dislike the X-Pro3's new hidden LCD - that just means it's not for you.
Oct 11, 2019 at 14:00
Nikon's Z mount just evolved to include an APS-C product line. So what does this tell us about the company's APS-C strategy?
Oct 10, 2019 at 16:00
Nikon says it made the Z50 for Instagram users, but technical editor Richard Butler finds little evidence of this, which leaves him wondering who's going to buy it.
Oct 7, 2019 at 13:00
Two decades into the 'Digital Century', is there still a need for ultra-fast lenses? Here's why you might be better off with a new F1.8 prime instead.
Oct 3, 2019 at 15:51
The a9 II is a camera that the average DPReview reader will probably neither need nor buy. And Sony knows it. But that's fine - here's why.
Sep 12, 2019 at 11:00
After a string of so-so entry-level ILCs, Fujifilm appears to have pulled out all the stops with its new X-A7.
Are some people born with a better sense for composition? Are there rules anybody can learn to improve their artistic sense for framing a photo? Seasoned landscape photographer Nigel Danson ponders an age-old question and its implications for photographers.
mobileApr 18, 2019 at 13:00
For most of Managing Editor Allison Johnson's photography, smartphones have already replaced a traditional camera. But a recent trip reinforced a couple of key reasons why she's not ready to quite ready to leave the dedicated camera at home – yet.
Mar 8, 2019 at 18:08
This might be the most cringeworthy case of mistaken identity we've come across.
Open letter to Panasonic: Innovations in manual focus could make Lumix S a winner for cinematographers
Feb 17, 2019 at 14:00
Panasonic is well known for including impressive video features on its cameras. In this article, professional cinematographer Jack Lam explains one killer feature the company could add to its S series that would shake up the industry – and it all comes down to manual focus.
Feb 16, 2019 at 14:00
Full-frame cameras get a lot of attention lately, but Technical Editor Richard Butler thinks that APS-C makes the most sense for a lot of people – and there's just one company consistently giving the format the support it deserves.
Dec 31, 2018 at 14:00
In the spirit of the holiday, we got together as a team and talked about what we'd like the major photo gear manufacturers to do next year. Here are the New Year's resolutions we want them to make.
Nov 20, 2018 at 14:00
As a D750 owner and someone primarily concerned with still photography, DPR staffer Dan Bracaglia does not see a compelling enough reason to go Nikon mirrorless - yet. But that may not be the case for you.
Oct 31, 2018 at 13:00
Leica has a storied history and a tremendous reputation for the quality of its lenses. Yet Richard Butler's take-away from the launch of a no-LCD, app-mediated camera is that he is most impressed by the company's innovative ideas. And, weirdly, he seems to mean it.
Aug 26, 2018 at 13:00
The Nikon Z is a brave and important step for Nikon and, while it might not have got everything right first time, it shows enough promise to encourage existing users to commit themselves to the system. However, to deliver the system's full potential, Nikon needs to continue being brave, according to our own Richard Butler.
Aug 24, 2018 at 13:00
Most DPReview staff members were lucky enough to get their hands on a Nikon Z7 ahead of launch, so we've had time to form some initial impressions. Here's what we think of the system as it stands now – and where we would like to see Nikon take it in the next couple of years.
May 22, 2018 at 13:00
If Canon and Nikon do get into high-end mirrorless, it's almost certain that they'll do everything they can to maintain compatibility with their existing mounts. But, asks Richard Butler, wouldn't it be more interesting if they built a small, niche system to live alongside their existing DSLRs?
Apr 15, 2018 at 13:00
For a few years now we've been recommending the Nikon D750 to enthusiasts and semi professionals needing the most reliable camera for the money. But it might finally be time to change that recommendation...
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