On the eve of the Z9 launch, we spoke to Naoyuki Murakami, Executive Fellow and Sector Manager of the Development Sector in Nikon's Imaging Business Unit, to learn more about the new camera, and what it means for Nikon's future.
Articles tagged "interviews"
Jun 28, 2021 at 13:00
As part of our ongoing series of executive interviews at major camera and lens companies, we talked recently with Go Tokura, Chief Executive of the Image Communication Business Operations at Canon.
Interview: Olympus Educators Lisa and Tom Cuchara on how Olympus has transformed their outdoor photography
SponsoredJun 14, 2021 at 14:00
In this interview, photographers Lisa and Tom Cuchara explain their background, the various kinds of photography that keep them creatively inspired, and why they chose to make the switch to Olympus's Micro Four Thirds system for their bird and nature work.
Sigma interview: 'All employees have to respect each other, educate each other, and encourage each other'
Jun 8, 2021 at 14:00
In a wide-ranging interview Katuto Yamaki of Sigma speaks to us about his vision for the future of his company as both a lens manufacturer and camera manufacturer, what he learned from Covid, and what the future holds for Sigma.
Jun 7, 2021 at 14:00
Kristin Bedford spent several years photographing the Mexican American lowrider car community in East Los Angeles. The result of her efforts is a powerful and beautiful series of images that bridge the gap between documentation and social realism.
May 24, 2021 at 13:00
Travis Fox uses a drone as a documentary storytelling tool to explore how the scars of industrialization, urban sprawl, and institutionalized racism remain in America's backyard, even as the physical spaces begin to deteriorate.
Apr 12, 2021 at 13:00
In a wide-ranging interview, Aki Murata of OM Digital Solutions updated us on the transition from Olympus to 'OMDS', the future of the Olympus brand and why he believes Four Thirds still has advantages over other sensor formats.
Apr 9, 2021 at 14:00
Shot using a 4x5 large format field camera, David Dee Delgado's project, On My Block, is a homage to the people and places that make his home, New York City, so special.
Mar 30, 2021 at 13:00
In the latest in our series of socially-distanced interviews with senior executives in the digital photography industry, we sat down (virtually) with Yosuke Yamane, director of Panasonic's Imaging Division. Click through to read our in-depth interview.
Mar 7, 2021 at 15:00
This week we sat down (virtually) with senior executives of Fujifilm to learn more about the development of the new GFX 100S, plans for future lenses and what kind of a company they want Fujifilm to be.
Mar 5, 2021 at 14:00
In the latest in our series of socially distanced interviews, we spoke to Keiji Oishi of Nikon. In an exclusive announcement to DPReview, he revealed that Nikon is working on a professional Z-mount camera. Click through to read more.
Feb 23, 2021 at 14:00
Following the launch of Sony's new Alpha 1 full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, we sat down (virtually) with Masaaki Oshima, Deputy Senior Manager of Sony's Camera division. Click through to read our in-depth interview.
Interview: Scott Bourne on new Olympus 150-400mm PRO lens - 'when I first heard about it, it blew my mind'
SponsoredFeb 22, 2021 at 14:00
Professional wildlife photographer and Olympus Visionary Scott Bourne is one of the best-known names in bird photography. In this interview, he explains his background, and what he thinks of the new M.Zuiko 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens
Feb 7, 2021 at 15:00
Robotics company MRMC has seen demand for its remote camera pods explode in the past 12 months, including at the recent presidential inauguration in the US. We sat down (remotely, of course) with representatives from MRMC and Nikon recently to learn more about the setup.
SponsoredDec 7, 2020 at 15:00
In this interview, wedding photographer Vanessa Joy talks about her favorite gear, the challenges of shooting a product video during a pandemic and why communication is key to successful portraiture.
Interview: Joe Biden's official photographer Adam Schultz – "Every day I get to do this is a special day"
Oct 22, 2020 at 14:00
Joe Biden's official campaign photographer Adam Schultz is a busy man. We spoke to him recently about what it means to shoot for a presidential campaign, how 2020 is different, and why he can't wait for the day we can take our masks off.
Oct 8, 2020 at 13:00
As 2020 draws to a close and Nikon gears up for its final product releases of the year, we caught up with Keiji Oishi, Satoshi Yamazaki and Takeshi Suzuki to talk about the upcoming Z 6/7 II, and where the Z system goes from here.
Sep 14, 2020 at 13:00
Former White House photographer Pete Souza has served two presidents. With a new documentary, 'The Way I See It' set to premier this week, we spoke to Pete about his work, what makes a good presidential photographer and why he's no longer content to let the pictures do the talking.
SponsoredAug 10, 2020 at 14:00
Adventure filmmaker Nathan McBride was one of the first people to use the DJI Mavic Air 2, and had just started working on a promotional video when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US. In this interview he talks about the challenges of working on the film as the country shut down around him.
'We're confident that they can deliver': We talk to AP's Director of Photography about switch to Sony
Jul 23, 2020 at 14:00
We spoke to AP's Director of Photography J. David Ake about why the agency has decided to switch to Sony cameras, and what it means for AP staff photographers and videographers.
Olympus interview: 'We are extremely grateful to all of our customers for their loyalty and support'
Jul 15, 2020 at 13:00
Following the recent announcement that Olympus is selling its Imaging Division, we caught up with Setsuya Kataoka, 29-year Olympus veteran and current VP of Global Strategy. In this interview, Mr. Kataoka gave us his thoughts on the sale, and what it means for the future.
Jun 29, 2020 at 13:00
That's right folks, you heard it here first. Read on for the full interview, with Kenji Tanaka of Sony.
May 21, 2020 at 17:30
Freelance photographer Cooper Neill took some time to share with us what it was like to be one of only four photographers to shoot the UFC 249 mixed martial arts event in an empty arena in Florida.
Apr 14, 2020 at 13:00
Recently we caught up with Fujifilm's Toshi Iida to talk about the X-T4, X100V and, of course, the ongoing impact of the coronavirus epidemic on Fujifilm and the camera industry as a whole.
'Accurate autofocus on any subject in any environment': Olympus engineer talks OM-D E-M1 Mark III AF
SponsoredApr 13, 2020 at 14:00
In this interview, Tetsuo Kikuchi, manager of Imaging System Development at Olympus Corp explains how the E-M1 Mark III's autofocus system was developed, and what it means to design a camera for demanding professionals.
Mar 30, 2020 at 07:00
Last week we spoke to Kazuto Yamaki of Sigma to get his take on the ongoing situation worldwide, and on Sigma's strategy and prospects for the coming year.
Mar 22, 2020 at 13:00
When Joan Ruppert started looking through a box of film negatives shot by her father in the 1930s, she didn't know what to expect. As she told DPReview, what she found was a treasure trove.
Feb 23, 2020 at 14:00
We attended the recent launch of the Fujifilm X100V in London, where we had the opportunity to sit down with two senior figures within the company: Chief Designer Masazumi Imai and Senior Manager Shinichiro Udono.
Feb 17, 2020 at 14:00
At last month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas we sat down with Yosuke Yamane, Director of Panasonic's Imaging Business Division, to discuss market reaction to the S1-series, full-frame strategy and the state of the L-mount alliance.
SponsoredDec 9, 2019 at 15:00
Recently, we spoke to award-winning photographer and Olympus shooter Buddy Eleazer about his work, what inspires him, and what he needs from his camera gear when shooting wildlife on safari.
Dec 5, 2019 at 14:00
Among the topics of discussion with Mr. Murata were the new OM-D E-M5 III and his company's strategy to attract professional photographers.
Nov 15, 2019 at 18:53
As diplomat William Taylor and State Department official George Kent took their seats in day 1 of the house impeachment hearings this week, our eye was caught by David Burnett, and his custom-made 4 x 5 film camera.
Nov 11, 2019 at 14:00
It's not every day you get to speak to the man who's had a hand in the design of every professional Canon SLR since the T90.
Jul 3, 2019 at 14:00
Keith Partridge is an award-winning cinematographer who shoots in some of the most remote places on Earth, and whose credits include the BBC series 'Human Planet' and the film 'Touching the Void'. He tells us what it's like to film in some of the most unforgiving places on the planet.
Uwe Moebus of Hasselblad - "We have learnt that we should launch products when they are fully developed"
Jun 30, 2019 at 15:00
We chat to Hasselblad's head of sales for Europe about what went into the new X1D II 50C, and what the company has learnt since it entered the digital medium format mirrorless market
Jun 11, 2019 at 17:00
We sat down recently with Yasuyuki Nagata, head of Sony's global interchangeable lens business, to discuss the company's two new telephoto lenses and Sony's approach to mirrorless product development.
May 20, 2019 at 12:00
We talked to executives from Ricoh about the company's broad portfolio of imaging products, the GR III's warm reception and what they make of the surge in popularity of mirrorless cameras.
May 12, 2019 at 13:00
We spoke to Panasonic at the CP+ trade show in Japan. They said they were especially proud of how much they'd been able to make the S1 and S1R feel like real cameras.
CP+ 2019: Tamron interview - 'the full-frame market is expanding, so we’re looking at that market first'
Apr 28, 2019 at 13:00
We talk to senior executives from Tamron about what 'SP' really means, why APS-C isn't the future, and what comes next for full-frame mirrorless.
Apr 22, 2019 at 14:00
Astronaut Terry Virts may have had the coolest photography job in the world – or outside of it – shooting over 300,000 photos during seven months in space. On this Earth Day, Virts tells us what it's like to be a space photographer.
Interview: Frans Lanting - 'I speak to a lot of younger people, and that's the generation we need to cultivate'
Apr 22, 2019 at 13:00
Frans Lanting has inspired generations of artists and ecologists with his photography and environmental advocacy. To mark Earth Day 2019, we caught up with Frans to speak about his career and his hopes for the future.
Apr 21, 2019 at 13:00
Seattle-based photographer Neil Buckland has been working with University of Washington scientist Dr. Tony Irving to photograph, in incredible detail, slices of meteorites that have fallen to earth with his Pentax K-1 and a custom-built rig. Get a look into space, and into the past, with some of Buckland's images.
Apr 15, 2019 at 13:00
We spoke to Shigemi Sugimoto, the head of Olympus's imaging division at the CP+ show in Yokohama. He talked to us about the appeal of Micro Four Thirds and gave some hints about the types of technology the company is looking at.
Apr 7, 2019 at 13:00
In our conversation with CEO Kazuto Yamaki we discussed his plans for future L-mount lenses (and cameras) and some of the challenges of supporting multiple mounts.
Apr 4, 2019 at 13:00
In our conversation with Sony's Kenji Tanaka, we discussed various topics, including how the full-frame mirrorless market has evolved, and why he believes Sony will maintain its competitive edge.
Apr 3, 2019 at 12:00
We met up with Canon's senior management at CP+ in Yokohama and found them on uncharacteristically forthright and open form.
Apr 2, 2019 at 13:00
In the first of two recent interviews with Canon, we spoke to members of the R system R&D teams, to ask them about the EOS RP, their lens plans and whether we'll see more EF-M lenses.
Mar 31, 2019 at 14:00
Zeiss Senior Product Manager Elliot Shih sat down with us at CP+ to talk about the company's first camera to launch in more than a decade.
Mar 28, 2019 at 13:00
In our interview with Fujifilm executives we covered everything from the upcoming GFX 100 to plans for APS-C, and why the X100 still occupies such an important position in the company's lineup.
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