Chris Niccolls

Chris Niccolls

DPReview Contributor
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Lives in Calgary
Works as a Host of DPReview TV
Joined on Apr 28, 2018
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Editorial content

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Finer Points: Auto focus boxes need an upgrade, give me a rainbow in this monotone world

Today's modern cameras are armed with sophisticated autofocusing systems. They can focus anywhere in the frame, track multiple subjects, and switch on the fly. But what good are these advanced tools if you can't see where the camera is even focusing? It's time for the autofocus box to upgrade from its single-color status.

DPReview TV's Best and Worst Gear Of 2022 (In pictures!)

Chris and Jordan recently spent a delightful afternoon sharing their list of the year's best and worst camera gear. Now that their hangovers have worn off, they've prepared a more sober reflection on their choices.

One Thing: The wrist strap is the killer app

In photography, half the fun is finding out what works for you. For DPReview's Chris Niccolls, the neck strap had to go and the wrist strap was here to stay.

Here's what we would buy this holiday if cost were no object

If you've got the funds, then why not buy something ridiculous this holiday season? DPReview writers and editors came up some ideas in case you've got some money to burn.

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art field review

There are a lot of options for standard zooms on full-frame mirrorless cameras. Sigma's venerable 24–70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art has some stiff competition that didn't exist when it was released in 2019. How does it hold up?

OM System OM-1: An adventurous camera and the right tool for the job

Chris Niccolls of DPReview TV has two passions: cameras and fishing. Both pursuits require the right gear, and the OM System OM-1 might just be the perfect tackle to land that adventure assignment of a lifetime.

Gear of the Year 2021: Chris' choice - Wotancraft Pilot 10L shoulder bag

Chris Niccolls, the host of DPReviewTV, reviews a different lens or camera every week. Look closely though, and you'll see the same piece of gear make an appearance in almost every episode. It's the Wotancraft Pilot 10L shoulder bag, and it's Chris' pick for Gear of the Year, 2021.

DPReview TV's top 10 moments of 2021

2021 was a busy year at DPReview TV, with over 100 new episodes added to our YouTube channel! In this retrospective, Chris and Jordan look back at some of their most memorable moments from the past year.

DPReview TV's Best and Worst Gear Of 2021 (In pictures!)

Chris and Jordan spent a merry old evening listing the best and worst camera and photo gear they've reviewed this year. Now that the consequences of their revelry are kicking-in, they've prepared a more sober reflection on their assessments.

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.