Sony just announced the ZV-1, a modified version of the RX100 series aimed specifically at vloggers. We take a look at six important features you may have missed from the announcement.
Sony has announced the ZV-1, which it calls a 'content creator' camera. It's essentially the hardware of an RX100 VA redesigned to make vlogging and facing-the-camera shooting easier.
Unconventional and unsightly? Very much so. Effective? Most certainly. These six DIY smartphone rigs won't win any design awards, but they get the job done.
Title fight! In one corner we have the new Olympus E-M1 Mark III. In the other is the Panasonic G9 – two years old, but sporting an impressive mid-life firmware update. Find out who wins the battle for Micro Four Thirds supremacy!
We all have our favorite essential gear that lives in our camera bags. Find out what DPReview TV host Chris Niccolls keeps in his when he and Jordan are out on a shoot.
In 'Portrait of a Photographer', Jerry Ghionis and Joe McNally turn the cameras on themselves, using Nikon's Z 85mm F1.8 S. Take a look at the video and read an exclusive interview with Jerry.
This week, Jordan takes us behind the scenes of his short feature film, A Walk Down to Water. He and director Levi Holwell discuss the gear they chose for the production, as well as the importance of camera movement in storytelling.
There's a right way and a wrong way to clean your camera lens. Naturally, we're going to show you the wrong way.
Ultra-wide lenses pose special challenges when shooting video, but can create dramatic effects. We review the Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine lens, which shares the same optical formula as the company's 12mm F2.8 lens for full frame cameras.
AVID's popular Media Composer video editing software has been transitioned over to a 64-bit program, ensuring the video editing application will now work with the latest macOS devices.
Have significant firmware updates changed Chris and Jordan's recommendations? Take a look at their updated entry-level full-frame mirrorless comparison.
Want to shoot some portraits with great lighting while stuck at home? We show you how – and you probably won't need any new gear to do it!
Dee Molenaar, a photographer, artist and icon in the Pacific Northwest mountaineering community passed away recently at the age of 101. Filmmaker and DPReview collaborator Eric Becker spent some time with Dee and his children before he died, and created a short film about Dee’s inspirational life. Watch it exclusively here.
Impressively compact and no slouch in terms of sharpness: Tamron's 70-180mm F2.8 for Sony E-mount shapes up to be a solid option for a7-series photographers.
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.
'I Am Vital' is a short film from Florian Ledoux reminding the world about the importance of water and our disappearing glaciers in the age of climate change.
The Canon EOS R5's video specifications look very powerful. We break down what everything means, and what the limitations might be.
Panasonic has added 5.9K Raw video output to its Lumix DC-S1H full-frame mirrorless stills/video camera, allowing the recording of ProRes RAW with an Atomos Ninja V recorder.
In this video we share our first impressions of the Canon EOS R5's impressive video specifications, as well as some other features that might get lost in the headlines.
Canon has revealed the video specs of its forthcoming EOS R5, including internal Raw capture of its 8K/30p footage. There's also full-width 4K at up to 120p with 10-bit 4:2:2 recording and full AF in all modes.
The two-minute video shares a behind-the-scenes look at how commercial film production company Threefold made an old ambulance the ultimate all-in-one film truck.
We shot Fujifilm's new Acros II black and white film in both 35mm and 120 medium format, developing it ourselves. We also compared it to Fujifilm's Acros film simulation. The verdict? We like this film!
Marrying technologies invented over 150 years apart, U.S. photographer Shane Balkowitsch used the wet collodion process to photograph a sitter in London as she posed in front of her phone camera
The 15-minute tutorial shows how with a few sheets of printer paper and a light source or two, you can create abstract macro photographs.
Following our recent microphone pre-amp shootout there was a lot of controversy surrounding the results from the Sony a7 III. Our team tested a second a7 III body to verify the results and discovered some important things that could impact the rankings – depending on what microphone you use.
Firmware version 1.1.0 addresses the lack of 24p (23.98fps) shooting and fixes a few bugs within the camera system.
Lots of people are suddenly working from home. For many, that means creating online videos for others to watch or logging time on video calls. We review some simple techniques to make your videos look and sound great, so you'll look more professional.
Award-winning automotive filmmaker Al Clark talks about how he was able to capture a Bugatti Chiron accelerating from 0 – 250 mph.
Photographer Brendan Barry is back with another tutorial, this one on developing photos at home using coffee, vitamin C, washing soda and salt.
ProRes RAW for Windows version 1.0 adds beta ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ support to Adobe After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Premiere Rush.
We invited a professional audio engineer to test the microphone pre-amps in cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and Olympus. Find out which ones deliver the best sound.
Stuck at home with not very much to do due to stay-at-home directives or quarantines? Here's how to use some old and odd lenses to turn your room into a camera.
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.
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.
The EOS R5 will be the first mirrorless camera to shoot 8K video, but is it just a lot of hype? We look at several reasons why you probably don't need 8K technology today, as well as a few reasons you might really want it after all.
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.
This week our crew from DPReview TV tested the Tamron 20mm F2.8 DI III OSD M1:2. Check out their sample photos from this affordable lens, including portraits, macro shots, sunstars, lens correction comparisons and more!
Have you ever wondered what goes into making a camera system water-resistant? Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource has the answers for you, as well as a BTS look at a bespoke testing rig.
New lenses are getting better than ever, but sometimes it feels like prices are rising to stratospheric levels. Chris and Jordan share their picks for the best budget lenses for Canon APS-C DSLRs.