The Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD is an affordable F2.8 standard zoom for full frame Sony E-mount cameras. What's it like, what are the trade-offs, and what are the alternatives? Chris and Jordan take a closer look...
videoJun 15, 2018 at 15:15
YouTuber George Tomlin explains the concept of sub-framing and details how you can use it to take not only make the composition more interesting, but also provide context for the scene you're shooting.
Every photographer knows about APS-C sensors, but what about APS film? This week, Chris and Jordan take a stroll down memory lane and try out the original APS format, a technology that promised to streamline the film workflow, but which ultimately lost out to digital technology.
The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI is a 1"-type compact camera with a 20.1-megapixel Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor and a 24-200mm equivalent F2.8-4.5 zoom lens. We've been shooting with one since its launch and have prepared a brief overview video.
videoJun 6, 2018 at 00:12
Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has announced that the Ronin-S, its first single-handed stabilizer, will be available from late this month at a cost of $699. Click through for more details.
The new Fujifilm X-T100 includes some impressive features at a budget-friendly price. So, how does this Bayer sensor camera stack up? Chris and Jordan have been shooting it since launch day, and it won't surprise you to find out they have an opinion on the matter. Tune in to this week's episode to find out what they think.
May 27, 2018 at 13:00
This week, Chris and Jordan take a break from gear reviews to discuss things you should know to get proper exposure when shooting video. Get some practical tips and learn about Chris and Jordan's exposure square... or is that an exposure trapezoid? Tune in to find out.
lens newsMay 25, 2018 at 13:10
Zeiss has announced a new lineup of 13 'Supreme Prime' lenses for large format cinematographers who want smaller and lighter glass that still produces top-quality results. The kind of lenses that make your salivary glands work... and your wallet groan.
camera newsMay 24, 2018 at 14:03
In an effort to streamline production and minimize confusion, RED has announced that it is simplifying its product lineup to three main cameras. As an added bonus, this change dramatically drops the prices for all three options.
May 22, 2018 at 20:10
The new lightweight laptop packs a whole lot of photo- and video-editing punch. The laptop can be specced out with a Core i9 processor, 16GB of RAM, 1TB of SSD storage, NVIDIA graphics with 4GB of GDDR5, and a 4K display with 100% Adobe RGB coverage.
camera newsMay 22, 2018 at 15:40
Computer vision company Lucid and cinema camera maker RED have partnered to create an 8K 3D camera that can capture 4-view (4V) holographic images and video in real-time. The camera is designed to work with RED's upcoming holographic Hydrogen One smartphone.
mobileMay 21, 2018 at 20:41
It seems RED's Hydrogen One super-phone will make it into the hands of customers in the near future. The phone is now officially slated for a Verizon and AT&T release in the US sometime this summer.
This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan prepare for the summer holiday season by putting several popular waterproof cameras to the test. If you're considering a rugged camera for the beach or pool this summer, or if you just want to see what a Chris and Jordan fishing show might look like, tune in.
videoMay 18, 2018 at 17:39
LA-based director and cinematographer Phil Holland of PHFX recently joined forces with Gotham Film Works to create something out-of-this-world. Using a special aerial camera array, Holland shot a flyover of New York City using not one, not two, but three 8K RED Weapon Monstro VistaVision cameras.
lens newsMay 18, 2018 at 13:39
In a bid to clear up online speculation, surprise entrant to the full frame cinema lens market Nisi has answered some questions about its relationship with brands marketing lenses very similar to its own F3 series.
This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan are off to the sunny shores of the Pacific Ocean in Monterey, California, where they review the Sony RX10 IV. Watch to find out how this all-in-one superzoom camera held up to the sun, surf and a challenging range of shooting scenarios.
videoMay 12, 2018 at 16:35
The Trint for Premiere plugin integrates seamlessly into Adobe Premiere Pro CC, using the company's popular speech-to-text technology to automatically generate easy-to-edit captions for your video projects.
mobileMay 8, 2018 at 16:14
The Sharp AQUOS R2 comes with a dual camera that's a little... different. Instead of using one of the modules for extra zoom, sharp installed an ultra-wide-angle 16.3MP camera that is used exclusively for capturing video.
videoMay 8, 2018 at 14:09
SPOILER ALERT: There's a 'disintegration effect' used at some point in the new Avengers: Infinity War movie. We won't tell you when or why, but Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE will tell you how to recreate this effect on a portrait in Photoshop.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan go to the zoo with the Fujifilm X-H1. Watch as they photograph lemurs, red pandas and maybe even a Tyrannosaur while putting this camera to the test.
videoMay 4, 2018 at 16:28
Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon has created something absolutely ridiculous: a DIY 'selfie stick' that can hold a $6,000 cinema camera and $400 boom mic at arms length. Why, you ask? To that McKinnon responds: why not!?
videoMay 3, 2018 at 17:48
The PRO Endurance line of cards features 25 times the endurance of the company's speed-focused cards. They're water, temperature, x-ray, and magnetic-proof, and are rated for up to 43,800 hours of continuous video recording.
videoApr 30, 2018 at 15:50
Adobe's 60-second video series of tips and tricks for Lightroom has started making content specifically geared towards users of Adobe's new cloud-centric Lightroom CC.
videoApr 26, 2018 at 13:33
Cinema camera manufacturer Arri has started a certified sales program for used Alexa bodies. The company says these pre-owned Alexa Plus and Classic models have gone through extensive servicing and testing before being put on sale.
Apr 25, 2018 at 14:40
What do you get when you combine a Lamborghini Huracan with $500,000 dollar gimbal setup? You get "the world’s fastest purpose-built camera car."
videoApr 23, 2018 at 15:32
Thanks to a low-res proxy version of the Insta360 Pro 8K footage, stitching times and computer processing requirements are reduced significantly when editing 360° footage from the six-lens system.
videoApr 18, 2018 at 22:24
The first firmware update for the Sony a7 III addresses an issue in video mode wherein "blinking pixels" would show up along the base of footage recorded with certain settings.
videoApr 18, 2018 at 12:00
The team behind the ubiquitous JPEG format has unveiled an all new image format designed to quickly and efficiently stream content across wired and wireless networks alike. Surprisingly, it actually uses less compression than traditional JPEG.
videoApr 13, 2018 at 16:13
DigiBoom can be used with a wide range of cameras, but Redrock Micro recommends the Blackmagic Video Assist and Micro Studio Camera 4K recorder and camera for best performance.
mobileApr 13, 2018 at 13:00
NYC-based filmmaker Casey Neistat recently compared a $35 clip-on smartphone lens with a $7,000 DSLR and superzoom lens. Not surprisingly, the smartphone lens doesn't look great – but Neistat points out it actually sort of works.
videoApr 12, 2018 at 14:15
London-based photographer and YouTuber Jamie Windsor explains how a phenomenon known as the Dunning-Kruger Effect can hinder your growth as a photographer.
mobileApr 11, 2018 at 18:31
Shenzhen-based Cinematics International Company Ltd. brought something a little crazy to NAB: a lens adapter that lets you attach huge cinema lenses to your smartphone. It's not the most practical gadget we've seen, but it certainly catches your eye.
videoApr 11, 2018 at 16:03
NiSi surprised everyone by releasing a set of cinema primes at NAB this year, and Cinema 5D was able to pass by the company's booth and ask some questions about the NiSi F3 lineup. Watch to find out what makes these lenses stand out.
videoApr 10, 2018 at 19:47
DJI released two professional gimbal controllers at NAB 2018: the Master Wheels and the Force Pro. Built for "every level of filmmaker and scenario," offer high precision control and simplify the shooting of complex and fast-moving scenes.
lens newsApr 10, 2018 at 17:24
This new CINE lens lineup from SLR Magic features five lenses in all, four of which will be ready to ship next month: a 25mm T1.5, 35mm T1.3, 50mm T1.2, and 75mm T1.5. An 18mm T2.9 will follow "by Q3 2018."
video newsApr 10, 2018 at 15:46
The free firmware update allows users of the Atomos Shogun Inferno and Sumo19 to begin recording in both ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ right away using any of the nine supported cinema cameras from Panasonic, Sony, and Canon.
SponsoredApr 10, 2018 at 13:00
For more than 40 years, photographer Lynn Johnson has turned her lens on hidden and at-risk communities all over the world. In this video she explains how a grant from Sony helped her to complete a long-term project in Cambodia focusing on the effects of drug-resistant TB.
camera newsApr 9, 2018 at 23:53
Sony has announced the impending arrival of its latest professional Super 35mm camera, the FS5 II. Aesthetically, little has changed compared to its predecessor, but the features included with the FS5 II mean you won't have to shell out money for firmware updates like the FS5.
videoApr 9, 2018 at 23:19
Blackmagic Design just released a massive update to DaVinci Resolve that integrates VFX editing and motion graphics into an all-new Fusion module. That makes DaVinci Resolve 15 the only post-production tool to combine video editing, color correction, audio production, and visual effects into a single tool.
camera newsApr 9, 2018 at 22:39
Blackmagic has finally announced an update to its Pocket Cinema Camera, and it looks like it was worth the wait. The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is packed full of pro video features, but has a mouth watering price of only $1295.
videoApr 9, 2018 at 21:49
Atomos new Ninja V packs all of the features you've come to expect from an Atomos external recorder into a smaller 5.2-inch form factor that's better suited to filmmakers using DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.
Apr 9, 2018 at 16:24
Ezio's new 31.5-inch ColorEdge CG319X DCI-4K HDR monitor features a built-in calibration sensor that can recalibrate the display while you work, hybrid log-gamma (HLG) support and a perceptual quantization (PQ) curve for editing HDR video footage.
videoApr 6, 2018 at 21:21
Meet SELDI, the newest gadget to hit up the photo community for some crowdfunding. This odd contraption is a 7-in-1 wearable video rig designed for action cameras, smartphones, 360-degree cameras, and compact digital cameras.
videoApr 6, 2018 at 21:00
Western Digital's new Black 3D NVMe SSD was built for hardcore gamers, but it's ideal for video production because of its ability to rapidly and seamlessly handle 4K/UHD graphics.
lens newsApr 6, 2018 at 16:26
Filter maker NiSi surprised everyone this week by unveiling a set of cinema primes. The new NiSi F3 cinema lenses can cover a full-frame sensor and will be available in PL, Canon EF, and Sony E mounts.
videoApr 6, 2018 at 14:59
In 2010, wildlife filmmaker Ivo Nörenberg asked Canon to create a lens with a seemingly impossible set of specifications. Four years later, Canon delivered the $78,000 CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 lens.
video newsApr 5, 2018 at 19:33
Apple just released version 10.4.1 of Final Cut Pro X, and the big news is a brand new video format called ProRes RAW. The new format combines the editing flexibility of RAW video with the performance benefits of compressed ProRes.
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