Articles tagged "news"

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Microsoft Pix aims to capture better people pictures

The Microsoft Pix app aims to out-do your stock iPhone app by analyzing captured image bursts for image quality and facial expressions, selecting and optimizing the best exposures. Read more

Xiaomi Redmi Pro offers dual-cam and OLED technology at budget price point

The new Xiaomi Redmi Pro offers several high-end features, including a dual-camera, OLED-display and all-metal body, at an entry-level price point. Read more

EyeEm opens web uploader tool to everyone

Photography community and marketplace EyeEm is making it easier for photographers to join its service by opening up its Web-based image uploading tool to all new and existing users. Read more

Nikon introduces ultra-fast AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED prime lens

Nikon has unveiled a world's first: a 105mm F1.4 full-frame lens with autofocus. Arriving in late August, it will cost $2200. Read more

Leica improves Q functionality with firmware 2.0

Leica's Q compact camera has been given a functionality boost with a firmware update that adds the option to shoot Raw-only, and extends the longest shutter speed from 30 seconds to 120 seconds. Read more

Adobe Lightroom launches for Apple TV

Adobe has announced the launch of Lightroom for Apple TV, allowing Creative Cloud subscribers to bring their Lightroom collections straight to their living rooms. Read more

Popular Prisma photo app now available on Android

The Prisma app uses neural networks and machine learning to turn your photos into 'paintings' in the style of famous artists. After its launch on iOS a month ago, it's now available for Google's Android OS. Read more

First impressions review: Lenovo Moto Z Force shows promise

Lenovo's latest flagship smartphone comes with a stabilized 21MP camera, manual control and the ability to add accessory modules. It all adds up to one of the year's most interesting mobile photography products so far. Read more

This is what it looks like when Getty prepares for the Olympics

A peek inside Getty's Rio office reveals plenty of hard work, a bunch of robots, and a whole lot of nice camera bodies and lenses. Read more

Venus Optics to launch 'world's widest F2.8 rectilinear lens'

Chinese lens manufacturer Venus Optics is preparing to introduce a 12mm lens that it claims will be the world’s widest F2.8 lens with fully corrected distortion. Going under the Laowa brand name, the lens will be called Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D. Read more

Branco Ottico creates world's biggest contact print at 24 square meters

A recently published video documents the process of making the world's largest contact print. Learn more

Flickr ownership changes hands as Verizon acquires Yahoo

Telecom giant Verizon will acquire Yahoo and its web properties, including Flickr, for $4.83 billion. Read more

Nikon D500 versus D750: Which one is right for you?

We awarded the Nikon D500 and D750 91% and 90% respectively. They both received gold awards. They're about the same size, pretty much the same weight and currently, they both cost about the same amount of money, too. So which one is right for you? Read on

Blincam is a wearable camera that takes a photo when you wink

A Tokyo-based startup has successfully crowdfunded a campaign to put into production a glasses-mounted camera designed to take a photo when the wearer winks or blinks. Read more

Wolffepack Capture brings unique swinging access design to a photography backpack

Wolffepack is putting a new spin on the traditional photography backpack. Read more

Affinity Photo 1.5 update detailed ahead of autumn release

Affinity Photo 1.5 will incorporate advanced HDR functionality and batch processing among other workflow enhancements when it's released this fall. Read more

Voyager 4 Drone comes with 16x optical zoom and 4G connectivity

The Walkera Voyager 4 consumer-level drone comes with a 16x zoom lens in its camera and can be controlled across large distances using its 4G connectivity feature.

Bentley creates a 53 billion pixel car commercial

As part of its latest marketing campaign, car manufacturer Bentley has created a 53 billion pixel image, made up of more than 700 individual photographs. Read more

Slow motion video shows glass shattering at 343,000 fps

YouTube channel ‘The Slow Mo Guys’ has posted a new video showcasing its fastest frame rate content to date: 343,915 fps, to be precise. Watch now

Adobe ACR 9.6.1 update supports Fujifilm X-T2

Software manufacturer Adobe has updated its Camera Raw application to make it compatible with the Raw files created by Fujifilm’s new X-T2 camera. Read more

SLIK introduces SLIK LITE tripod line

SLIK's LITE series tripods come with an integrated LED flashlight and a new Rapid Flip Mechanism that allows for faster locking and unlocking in addition to improved portability and easier storage. Read more

Interview: Celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart speaks to us about The Purpose Hotel

Jeremy Cowart is a successful commercial and editorial photographer, who has taken pictures of some of the world's biggest celebrities. So why is he getting into the hotel business? Read more

SmugMug Films: Point, Click, ShootTokyo

SmugMug's latest film features street photographer Dave Powell, the man behind the popular blog 'Shoot Tokyo'. Watch the video

Leica introduces silver version of the APO-SUMMICRON-M 50mm F2 ASPH

Leica has announced that it is to introduce a version of its premium f/2 standard lens for the M system finished in anodized silver. The new silver version of the lens will cost a little extra, at $7995 / £5900. Read more

Accusations fly over Fukushima photos

A Polish photographer familiar with the Fukushima exclusion zone has accused Keow Wee Loong of mis-representing his photos of the abandonment in the region. Read more

CASE Remote Air is the world's smallest smart camera controller

The compact and lightweight CASE Remote Air allows you to control your DSLR remotely and offers special modes, such as focus stacking and time-lapse. Read more

Aputure Amaran AL-M9 is a pocket-sized adjustable LED fill light

Aputure has unveiled the Amaran AL-M9, an affordable and lightweight pocket-sized LED panel. Read more

Trippy mirrored timelapse turns Hong Kong upside down

A new timelapse from video production company Visual Suspect turns Hong Kong's skyline on its head. Read more

Mindshift Gear gives Moose Peterson backpacks a facelift

Mindshift Gear has given the Moose Peterson backpack range an update with new design elements and materials, according to the California-based company. Read more

Samyang introduces XEEN 135mm T2.2, first 'summer blockbuster' lens

Samyang is making good on its promise of a new lens every week for five weeks, kicking things off with a XEEN 135mm T2.2 cinema lens. Read more

Nico360 to be 'world's smallest' 360-degree camera

A Hong Kong-based startup is looking to fund production of Nico360, a waterproof 360-degree camera. Read more

New resolution: how much progress has the Fujifilm X-T2 made for video?

4K video capability was one of the big surprises in the X-T2's specification. We've taken a closer look at how the camera operates in movie mode and added a sample video to our First Impressions Review. Read more

Phase One introduces first Schneider Kreuznach 'Blue Ring' zooms

Phase One has announced the 40-80mm LS F4.0-5.6 and 75-150mm LS F4.0-5.6 Schneider Kreuznach 'Blue Ring' zoom lenses, both optimized for the company's full frame (53.7 x 40.4mm) medium format system. Read more

Fujifilm X-Pro2 versus X-T2: Seven key differences

With the X-T2 and X-Pro2, Fujifilm offers two flagship cameras that have a lot in common, but are designed for slightly different purposes. So which one should you buy? We've broken down the key differences. Read more

Samyang teases 'summer blockbuster' lens announcements

Korean lens manufacturer Samyang has announced that it intends to enjoy a summer of new lenses in what it is calling a ‘Samyang Blockbuster’, starting on Monday 18th July and running until 15th August. Read more

Apple planning to open imaging research lab in France

Apple is planning to open a dedicated imaging research laboratory in Grenoble, France. At the new facility the mobile device maker will work on the development of image sensors and imaging technologies for its iOS devices. Read more

DPReview is partnering with USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year was founded in 2013 by Charlie Waite, one of the world's most respected landscape photographers. This year, DPReview is partnering with the competition to create a new category - Read more

Sony 35mm FE lens firmware update improves manual focus reliability

Sony has issued firmware updates for its 35mm full-frame primes which claim to improve focus point reliability when using manual focus for long periods of time. Read more

Magnum and LensCulture announce inaugural Photography Award winners

The winners of Magnum's first photography competition have been announced, honoring a total of 44 photographers from around the globe. Read more

Globell launches Kickstarter campaign for new screen calibration device

Software distributor Globell has announced plans to introduce a new screen calibration device if it gets enough support from the Kickstarter campaign it has just begun. The company claims its proposed globellColorMeter can calibrate almost any computer monitor in three steps. Read more

Zenmuse Z3 is DJI's first aerial zoom camera

The Zenmuse Z3 aerial camera captures 12MP images on a 1/2.3" Sony sensor and offers an equivalent zoom range of 22-77mm. It comes with upgraded stabilization and gimbal technology and can be used with a range of existing DJI drones. Read more

'Our goal is to satisfy everyone': an interview with Fujifilm execs

Following the launch of the Fujifilm X-T2 last week, we sat down with senior executives from Fujifilm to talk about the new camera, Fujifilm's plans for lenses, and why the company is putting a lot of energy into video. Read more

Photographer captures the ruin of Fukushima's exclusion zone

A photographer has published photos from inside Fukushima's exclusion zone, where few have entered since some 170,000 evacuees fled a nuclear disaster. Read more

Adobe boosts Lightroom Mobile with Raw editing for iOS

Adobe’s Lightroom Mobile apps for Apple and Android have both been given significant updates that allow users a much wider range of controls when editing and shooting. The update for iOS adds Raw editing, a feature Android users have already been enjoying. Read more

Peak Design launches Everyday backpack, tote and sling bags on Kickstarter

Peak Design has launched four new bags in its Everyday product line: the Everyday Backpack in 20L and 30L sizes, the Everyday Tote, and the Everyday Sling. Read more

Polaroid Swing is a new take on Apple's Live Photos

The Polaroid Swing app records 60 frames in a quick burst and combines them into an animated image. Playback is triggered by a swipe or device motion. Read more

Vorticity: Time-lapse captures the drama of storm chasing

Mike Olbinski drove some 20,000 miles over the course of 18 days to put together one of the most compelling time-lapse videos we've seen in a long time. Read more

Parachut is a subscription service for borrowing expensive camera gear

Parachut is a subscription-based service that allows you to borrow from a wide variety of equipment - old and new - for $149 per month. Read more

Hasselblad and DJI announce 50MP medium-format drone kit

The first product of the collaboration between Hasselblad and drone maker DJI will be a long range drone fitted with the same 50MP CMOS sensor that is used in the new X1D mirrorless camera. Read more

Wireless tethering on a budget: control your camera from your phone or tablet for $40

Wireless tethering is nothing new, but it's not exactly a cheap proposition. Well, that's changed, as Seattle-based photographer Alan Lawrence shows on his blog. For around $40, you can wirelessly control and transfer images from your DSLR to your phone or tablet. Read more

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