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Video: Photographer Martin Henson shows the versatility of pinhole cameras from his backyard

Photographer Martin Henson takes to his backyard to showcase his pinhole camera workflow and demonstrate some of the interesting ways photographers can use a pinhole camera.

Dreamstime increases royalties for stock photo contributors in response to COVID-19's economic impact

Photographers, like many professionals, have been impacted by COVID-19. To help photographers during these troubled times, stock photo agency Dreamstime has announced a temporary increase in their royalties structure.

The one that got away: the gear we sold – and now regret letting go of

Misery loves company, so we're sharing stories of cameras and lenses we sold and now regret letting go of – and inviting you to do the same.

Slideshow: The winner and finalists from the 2020 GDT Nature Photographer of the Year contest

Winners and finalists were recently selected for GDT's Nature Photographer of the Year, 2020, competition.

Stay creative in lockdown with these fun photo projects

Just because we can't get out and about like we normally would doesn’t mean we have to stop taking pictures. There’s still plenty you can do, provided you're prepared to use some imagination. Here are a few ideas to keep you shooting until normal life resumes.

A beginner's guide to lighting tools – with stay-at-home-friendly DIY versions

Running out of isolation projects? Here's how you can use common household supplies and tools to craft your own DIY studio lighting solutions.

DPReview TV: Create beautiful abstract photos with polarized crystals (DIY project)

Tiny crystals on a glass slide may look unimpressive to the naked eye, but with a macro lens and some polarizing filters they become magical. We show you how to make your own.

The gear that changed my (photographic) life: reader responses

As we've been sharing stories of the gear that made the biggest difference to our photography, DPR readers have been responding with theirs. Here are some of our favorite responses so far.

Nine things working photographers can do for their business during isolation

Like so many, self-employed photographer Suzi Pratt found herself at home with lots of time to kill. Here are the steps she recommends for those in the same position, both to fill time during isolation and to prepare for what's next.

DPReview TV: Fun with bokeh

Photographers throw the word 'bokeh' around a lot, but what exactly is it? Our resident mad scientist, Don Komarechka, takes us on a ride through a bokeh-rific world of creative possibilities.

Shooting photos with anamorphic lenses is a fun way to get out of a creative rut

Anamorphic lenses aren't typically used for still photography, so we decided to try it out using accessory lenses from Moondog Labs and Moment. As one of our editors discovered, it can be a fun, creative challenge.

The gear that changed my (photographic) life: Nikon's 35mm F2 AF-D

It was a humble 35mm F2 lens that helped DPR Reviews Editor Carey Rose become a better photographer.

DPReview TV: We re-created bad product photography

Like many photographers stuck at home due to the coronavirus, Chris and Jordan need a creative outlet. Let's see what happens when they try to re-create bad product photography from a kids' toy.

Frozen soap bubbles create scenes from a fantasy world

In a recent episode of DPReview TV, new host Don Komarechka introduced us to the magical world of frozen soap bubbles. Take a look at some of the fantastical images he captured – and give the video a watch if you missed it the first time around.

Photos: SkyPixel 5th anniversary aerial imagery contest winners

Stuck inside? Feast your eyes on some spectacular images from the great outdoors. Winning images feature subjects ranging from active volcanoes to dramatic views of manmade structures, all captured from the air.

DPReview TV: New show premiere! Host Don Komarechka combines photography and simple science projects

We're adding a new show to the DPReview TV lineup! Host Don Komarechka will share simple science projects that can be replicated at home to create stunning images. Sit back, relax and watch a mad scientist at work.

Slideshow: Sony World Photography announces 2020 National Awards Winners

Winners across 63 countries were recently announced for Sony World Photography's National Awards 2020. Here are some of the winning images.

Let's talk about Dorothea Lange

You know her famous 'Migrant Mother', but do you really know Dorothea Lange? In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating one of the most influential photographers of all time.

DPReview TV: Shoot Pentax 110 lenses on Micro Four Thirds!
Between 1978 and 1985 Pentax sold the Pentax Auto 110, a miniature SLR system built around Kodak's small-format 110 film cartridges. The 110 system is no longer with us, but its lenses are a perfect match for Micro Four Thirds. We discover the joy of using vintage Pentax 110 lenses on a modern digital camera.
Adobe releases February update for its suite of photography-centric applications

The updates add features and functionality to Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic and Lightroom for macOS, Windows, iOS, iPadOS, Android and ChromeOS.

The importance of emotion in landscape photography

Have you ever looked at a photo and imagined yourself in that location? Has that image triggered an emotion? Emotion and art go hand in hand, but how important is it in landscape photography?

Lomography launches its LomoChrome Purple in 110 format cartridges

The ISO 100-400 film 'forces you to think outside the box, turning blues to greens, greens to purples and yellows to pinks, all while maintaining those rich red tones,' according to Lomography.

Florian Ledoux's arctic photos illustrate the effects of climate change

Award-winning French photographer Florian Ledoux has captured photos of the arctic from both a drone's perspective and the ground.

DPReview TV: The most important Pentax cameras of all time

Pentax week continues! In this video, Chris takes us for a ride on the wayback machine to look at the most important Pentax cameras in history.

The year in photos: Jordan Drake and the art of crying

You've seen it in photos and videos – DPReview TV host Jordan Drake curled up in a ball on the ground. What's the backstory behind these photos? We look back at a year of Jordan coming to grips with his inner demons.

This designer end table also functions as a Lightbox for product photography

For those times when your latest lunch needs the best light possible without having to whip out the whole studio setup.

Update: Photographer knocked unconscious after hard collision on the sideline of a football game

A University of Georgia student photographer was knocked unconscious on the sideline after a wide receiver collided with her after going out of bounds.

Photographer David Burnett with his large-format, wooden camera was the real hero of today's impeachment hearings

Today saw the opening of the public phase of impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump. But even before the questions had started, something else caught our eye.

These are the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 semi-finalists

With close to 60,000 images submitted from around the globe, Red Bull Illume is the world's largest adventure and action sports imagery contest. Here are a few semi-finalist highlights.

Landscape photography with a drone: disadvantages and limitations part 2

For all of their advantages, drones have another key weakness: they're quite easy to lose. Here are some common pitfalls that might bring your drone to an untimely end – and how you can avoid them.

Ilford Photo updates its Multigrade darkroom paper, introduces Ortho Plus film in smaller formats

The company's famous darkroom paper gets a warmer base and deeper blacks, while the green/blue sensitive film will be manufactured for 35mm and 120 medium format cameras

These are the winners of the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

The Natural History Museum has announced the winners of its 55th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Lomography launches preorders for Berlin Kino B&W 2019 Edition film

The 'new' film is a re-worked formula of Lomography's Berlin Kino B&W film that's said to add ''an upgrade in [photographers'] freedom of creative choice, no matter if they shoot with 35mm or 120 format.'

Polaroid Originals discontinues Spectra film due to the condition of aging cameras

Polaroid Originals has announced that it is discontinuing production of its wide-format Spectra film. The reason, CEO Oskar Smolokowski said in a statement on the company's blog today, is due to the degraded nature of existing wide-format cameras.

Landscape photography with a drone: the advantages - part 1

Want to shoot flowing lava without burning your ears off? Can't walk on water? Can't breathe toxic fumes? Drones can get shots that simply aren't achievable in any other way.

Filmtypes website makes emulsion comparison easy for analogue shooters

An Austrian photography enthusiast has created a site that makes comparing film types really easy, and which pulls in examples from Flickr so users can see sample shots that show what the film is like and good for.

Woodstock photographer shares what it was like to photograph the 1969 music festival

Henry Diltz recounts how he became the official photographer of Woodstock and shares what it looked like through the viewfinder.

Video: Photographer debunks popular food photography ‘hacks’

Not all food photography hacks are what they seem. Commercial food photographer Scott Choucino breaks down a number of tips that aren't what viral online videos might've led you to believe.

Pelican launches 1510 and 1535 Carry On cases with hybrid TrekPak and Pick N Pluck interiors

Pelican has launched a new collection of cases that combines its Pick N Pluck foam with the TrekPak travel system to create the ultimate modular storage solution for photo gear.

Black Hole Sun: Shooting the Total Solar Eclipse in Argentina

Erez Marom traveled to Northern Argentina to photograph the recent total solar eclipse, where the combination of clear skies, a low sun and a two-minute totality window made for a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Video: 20 minutes of ASMR binaural sounds for photographers

Jared Polin of FroKnowsPhoto has shared a new video with the self-explanatory title ‘ASMR Photography.’

Traveling light: The ups and downs of the Canon EOS M100 in Mexico

Reviews Editor Carey Rose went to Mexico on a vacation and brought a tiny camera that takes about the same photos as the comparatively huge Canon EOS 80D. Not bad.

Celebrity photographer accused of soliciting nudes from model for free photo shoot

Photographer Marcus Hyde, known for his work with Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande, has been accused by a model of soliciting nude images in exchange for a free photo shoot.

These are the Kennel Club's Dog Photographer of the Year contest winners

The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its 2019 Dog Photographer of the Year Awards. As you might expect, the gallery is full of adorable little puppers, young and old.

Photos: This is what it looks like when farm machinery goes to battle

It's an official rule for drivers at the Combine Demolition Derby in the tiny town of Lind, Washington, to be aggressive or be disqualified. Not a single driver exhibited any such lack of aggression during a day of flying dirt, flying beer cans, twisted metal and screaming cheers.

Photographer hit with ball during ceremonial pitch at recent White Sox game

Baseball isn't usually considered a contact sport, but this photographer wasn't so lucky when a ceremonial pitcher gave him a bit of a scare when the errant ball hit his camera.

Moment launches new sling bags, wallet cases for mobile photographers

Mobile photography company Moment has introduced a range of bags and wallets for smartphone and compact camera photographers who don't need to carry a whole pile of kit.

Mastering Photography: Nature vs. Nurture

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.

1,300 glass plates seized from Hitler’s personal photographer digitized by US National Archive

Over a thousand glass plates showing Hitler’s rise to power and the Nazi leader throughout World War ll have been digitized by the US National Archive.

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