Articles tagged "news"

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CP+ 2017: Hands-on with Sigma's newest lenses

Sigma announced a whopping four new lenses at CP+ 2017. As soon as the show opened to the press, we headed straight to the Sigma booth for some hands on time. Read more

Instagram carousel-style posts are finally here for everyone

A feature previously reserved for advertisers, slideshow-style posts with multiple images are finally coming to regular schmoes like us. Read more

Catch them all: high resolution poster shows every Pentax SLR ever produced

Ricoh has released two posters charting the history of Pentax cameras, both in downloadable high-resolution PDF formats. Read more

This CMOS sensor with 3D-printed microlenses is designed to mimic predator vision

Using 3D printing to create ultra-precise micro-lenses directly on a CMOS sensor might one day help drones see the way eagles and other predators do. Read more

World’s fastest SD cards hit 299MB/s write-speed according to Sony

Sony’s announced a new SF-G line of SD memory cards that they claim is the world’s fastest, with read and write rates around 300MB/s and capacities from 32GB to 128GB. How'd they do it? Among other things, a new algorithm. Read more

Mesmerizing video shows every New York Times front page since 1852

Or, a visual history of the rise of photography's widespread adoption in 55 seconds flat. Read more

Luuv video camera stabilizers finally make it to the market

Three years after launching its Indiegogo funding campaign, German startup Luuv has announced it is ready to begin sales of its video camera stabilization devices. The company has serviced all its backers and is now selling its solidLuuv, ultraLuuv Action and Action Gimbal to the public. Read more

Fujifilm launches MK series of cinema lenses with 18-55mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9

Fujifilm has announced a pair of 'MK' cinema lenses for Sony's E-mount, with a 18-55mm T2.9 launching next month, followed by a 50-135mm T2.9 coming this summer. Read more

ADOX is doubling the size of its film production plant in Germany

Film producer ADOX is doubling the size of its facility that produces photographic chemicals, film and papers, according to a blog post from the company. Read more

iPhone 8 front camera rumored to capture 3D images

According to an analyst report, the upcoming iPhone flagship model will come with a technology that combines 2D images captured by the front camera with depth data from an infrared module to record 3D information. Read more

Women Photograph is a directory of female photographers

Daniella Zalcman was tired of hearing photo editors say they don't know where to find women photographers, so she created Women Photograph – an online directory of female photographers. Read more

2016 Challenge of Challenges winners announced

The votes have been tallied and we have a winner! DPR member cand1d's image of a glowing sunset in Bagan, Myanmar takes top honors in the 2016 Challenge of Challenges competition. Read more

Neural network converts Game Boy Camera images into color photos

A research engineer has used neural networks to produce photorealistic images from low-res, monochrome Game Boy Camera photos. Read more

Sigma announces 14mm F1.8, 24-70mm F2.8 and 135mm F1.8 Art lenses

Sigma has released a trio of its high-end 'Art' lenses: a 14mm F1.8, optically stabilized 24-70mm F2.8 and a 135mm F1.8. All three lenses will be available for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Sigma bodies. Read more

Sigma Announces 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens

Sigma has announced the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM, a relatively compact and lightweight stabilized super-telephoto lens that promises the performance of brighter 100-400s, but in a smaller package. Read more

Fotodiox Pro launches five GFX lens adapters

Fotodiox Pro has launched five new lens mount adapters for the forthcoming Fujifilm GFX medium-format system. Read more

Irix introduces super wide-angle 11mm for full-frame DSLRs

New optics manufacturer Irix has announced a second extreme wide-angle lens for full-frame DSLR users that will join its existing 15mm F2.4. The new lens is a manual focus 11mm F4 which will come in two versions, Blackstone and Firefly, like the company’s first lens. Read more

OPPO to announce 5x zoom smartphone technology at MWC

Smartphone maker OPPO has sent out a teaser email, suggesting it will launch a smartphone camera with 5x zoom at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. Read more

First look video: YI 4K+ action camera shoots 4K/60p and stabilized 4K/30p

The newest action camera from YI technology shoots 4K/60p, offers electronically stabilized 4K/30p and features the best user interface of any action camera on the market. See video

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year: winning photos announced

The results from the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition are in and to say that we're impressed is an understatement. Read more

Yongnuo YN 85mm F1.8 lens now available

Yongnuo has launched its budget-friendly 85mm F1.8 for EF mount, which closely resembles Canon's own 85mm F1.8. Read more

iPhone 8 expected to replace Touch ID with 3D facial recognition

Apple's upcoming iPhone could do away with the Touch ID fingerprint reader and introduce 3D-facial recognition with a front-facing laser scanner as a security feature to Apple smartphones. Read more

Metropolitan Museum adds 375,000 scans of artwork to public domain

Hundreds of thousands of scanned artwork and photos are now available under public domain license thanks to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more

Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF bokeh demystified

Sony has published a video demonstrating the principles behind its apodization filter on its new STF 100mm F2.8 GM OSS lens, explaining how it creates very smooth bokeh both in front of, and behind, the focus plane. Have a watch and read our analysis of this feature, and our initial impressions of this phenomenal new lens for E-mount. Read more

Silkypix Development Studio Pro8 released with new clarity slider and B&W controls

A new version of Silkypix Development Studio Pro adds a clarity slider, controls for monochrome conversions and a dedicated correction tool for underwater photos. Read more

Crash drones over and over again with Microsoft's open source simulator

Microsoft has released a free, open source simulator to help engineers test – and yes, repeatedly crash – drones in a photo-realistic environment. Read more

Archos to make Kodak-branded Android tablets

Kodak and French electronics maker Archos have announced that the latter will launch a line of Kodak-branded tablets. Read more

Extremely dramatic video touts Canon's CMOS technology

Canon's CMOS sensors are capable of capturing some amazing low light video footage, but this new video showcasing the technology... maybe takes it all a bit too seriously. See video

Leica tweaks handling of its new M10 with firmware 1.3.4.0

Leica has introduced new firmware for its latest M series digital rangefinder that aims to improve a number of aspects of the camera’s handling and operation. Read more

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II firmware updated to version 1.1.3

Canon has released new firmware for its EOS-1D X Mark II professional DSLR, which improves USB communication, increases the maximum shutter release cycles number and, of course, fixes miscellaneous bugs. Read more

Don't forget: Challenge of Challenges 2016 voting closes Friday

Don't miss your chance to help crown the winner of the ultimate DPReview challenge. Read more

Canon debuts EOS M6 mirrorless with optional EVF

The replacement for the entry-level EOS M3 is here and it's essentially an EOS M5 in a smaller package with no built-in EVF. Read more

New Canon EOS 77D sits between Rebel T7i and EOS 80D

Canon has just announced the EOS 77D, which is positioned between the company's established Rebel line and the higher-end 80D. It comes with a 24.2MP sensor with Dual Pixel AF, a Digic 7 processor, and it weighs in at just over a pound. Read more

Canon EOS Rebel T7i / 800D bring Dual Pixel AF to entry-level series

Canon is taking the wraps off its latest entry-level DSLR, the EOS Rebel T7i. It offers a 24MP sensor with Dual Pixel AF for live view shooting, as well as a 45-point all-cross-type AF system for viewfinder shooting. Read more

Canon announces Bluetooth remote and 20% smaller EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 kit zoom

Canon has announced a new, smaller (but slower) 18-55mm kit zoom and its first-ever Bluetooth-enabled remote for the EOS 77D and Rebel T7i / EOS 800D. Read more

Picture of Russian ambassador’s assassin wins World Press Photo award

The 60th World Press Photo award has been won by a Turkish photographer for the controversial image of the direct aftermath of the assassination of the country’s Russian ambassador. Warning: graphic image Read more

RawTherapee 5.0 released with new tools, faster performance and bug fixes

Free raw photo-processing application RawTherapee has been updated to version 5.0, adding numerous features including support for both grayscale TIFF and JPEG along with 'over two years worth' of improvements, including cleaner code, unspecified bug fixes, and faster speeds. Read more

Fancy is a pocketable smartphone gimbal

Chinese company WeWow is running an Indiegogo campaign to fund the production of the currently smallest and lightest smartphone stabilizer. Read more

Apple files patent application for optimization of focus stacks

Technology described in an Apple patent application could help speed up the focus stacking process and generate more precise depth maps for portrait modes and similar features. Read more

Phase One and LogicKeyboard launch special Mac keyboard for Capture One Pro 10

Phase One has teamed up with LogicKeyboard to launch a special keyboard designed specifically for the macOS version of its Capture One Pro software. Read more

Nikon cancels DL compact series citing high development costs

Nikon has officially put an end to the DL series. Announced just under a year ago, the three DL compacts would have had 1" sensors, and were originally set to ship in June 2016. Read more

Think Tank launches Signature series of soft shoulder bags

Camera bag manufacturer Think Tank has announced a new range of shoulder bags designed to look good as well as protect your equipment. Read more

Prime or zoom? LensRentals investigates

In the latest LensRentals blog post, Roger Cicala writes about a phrase he hears a lot: 'This zoom is just as good as a prime.' Find out why it sets his teeth on edge. Read more

Study: people don't actually like looking at selfies

A research study finds that a majority of smartphone users enjoys taking selfies, but very few people like looking at others' selfies. Read more

Pixlplay turns a smartphone into a big, durable 'camera' for kids

Pixlplay is a durable smartphone case shaped like a classic 35mm film camera. With moveable dials and knobs, it aims to teach kids about photography while keeping your phone intact. Read more

This camera is made of 32,000 drinking straws

The Straw Camera is an unusual analog camera. The product of a collaboration between photographers Michael Farrell and Cliff Haynes, it's made out of ordinary drinking straws. Read more

Panasonic's new organic CMOS sensor won't be in your next camera but it's cool anyway

Panasonic's latest organic CMOS chip can capture visible and near-infrared light at the same time without sacrificing resolution. Read more

Panasonic cuts stabilizer hum in Lumix G80/85 and GX80/85 with firmware update

Panasonic has released new firmware for its Lumix G80/81/85 and GX80/GX85 camera models that eliminates the whirring noise caused by the in-body stabilization system while in stand-by mode. Read more

'Film Dating' online quiz offers film recommendations based on your tastes

Is 'Which Disney Princess Are You?' not your style? Well, here's an online quiz you might actually be into: it provides film stock suggestions based on the user’s personal preferences. Read more

Flat metalenses now work with a range of colors

Harvard researchers have made advancements in development of a flat lens known as a metalens – for the first time, it can work with a continuous range of colors rather than one at a time. Read more

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