Rishi Sanyal

Rishi Sanyal

DPReview Administrator
Lives in United States Seattle, WA, United States
Works as a Deputy / Technical Editor
Has a website at www.rishi.photography
Joined on Feb 25, 2014
About me:

Although I'm a scientist by training, having recently completed my Ph.D in biophysics, photography has always been a huge passion of mine. It's been an incredible opportunity to meld these two interests together here at DPReview!

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Don't fry your sensor if you're shooting the eclipse

If you're shooting the solar eclipse here's a hint: don't fry your camera's sensor. Use a proper solar filter that offers at least 16 stops of light filtration, along with UV and IR filtering. More important? Don't look at it unless you've got solar filters. Sensors can be replaced, your retinas can't.

Sony Kumamoto sensor factory earthquake: first public footage

On April 16, 2016 disaster struck in Kumamoto in the form of an unprecedented 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Here is the public's first look at Sony's sensor factory during the quake, the resulting damage and the efforts to restore operations.

Sony a9 banding issue: fact or fiction?

Recently Jared Polin of Fro Knows Photo reported some rather visible banding with the Sony a9 in 2% of images shot at a soccer match. We dig into the issue and its cause, and just how relevant it may be to your real-world shooting.

Metabones enables 10 fps shooting with AF for Canon glass on Sony a9

If you were disappointed by reports that the Sony a9 struggles with adapted Canon glass, you might be able to take some comfort from Metabones' latest update.

Now we know: Sony a9 is sharper than we thought

We've reshot the Sony a9 in our studio. The short story: it's sharper! The long story... well you can read it all here.

Sony a9 Full Review: Mirrorless Redefined

With the 24MP, 20fps full-frame mirrorless a9, Sony is clearly looking to shake up the sports and action photographer market. Read our full review to find out if we think it might succeed.

Watch the Sony a9 track a fast basketball

The a9 boasts impressive capability. As more examples of it in practice pour in, Sony's claims hold up. Watch the a9 track and maintain focus on a rapidly approaching basketball.

Arsenal is artificial intelligence for your DSLR or mirrorless camera

It will automatically pick the best camera settings depending on shooting conditions. It even promises enhanced functionality for your camera, like exposure and focus stacking. It already supports many cameras from Canon, Fuji, Nikon and Sony.

The new Surface Pro: new processors, boosted battery life and more

With a claimed 800 new custom parts, Microsoft's updated Surface Pro comes with the latest Kaby Lake processors, better battery life, a new hinge, plus the Surface Pen is updated as well.

Sony a9: more speed, less dynamic range

The good news? a9 Raws look good at high ISO, and there's no cost to it dropping to 12 bit mode. The bad news? That's because there are only 12 bits worth of dynamic range to begin with. Rishi digs into Sony's sports specialist's sensor.