Articles tagged "news"

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Flickr says smartphones were the most popular device this year, iPhone tops list

Various iPhone models continue to dominate Flickr's year-end report of the most-used cameras on its platform. Read more

Meyer-Optik-Görlitz reveals Nocturnus 50 F0.95 II lens for Sony E-Mount

The Nocturnus 50 F0.95 II is a super-fast standard lens for mirrorless Sony cameras with E-Mount. Stepless aperture control makes it an interesting option for videographers. Read more

Video: Breathtaking drone footage of Oregon's landscape

Landscape photographer Michael Shainblum put together an incredible 4K aerial experience all shot on DJI drones. Turn the lights down low and prepare to be amazed. Read more

Olympus E-M1 owners report firmware 4.2 bugs [Updated with statement]

Olympus OM-D E-M1 owners are reporting issues using their cameras after updating to firmware version 4.2. Olympus has suspended FW 4.2 and has issued a statement with more information. Read more

Instagram introduces comment-control features

Instagram has announced a number of new features that should make the mobile image sharing platform a more pleasant environment to browse. Read more

Ricoh Keenai photo management system launches with smart tagging

Ricoh has announced the launch of a new photo storage and management service called Keenai, which allows photographers to store and sync full resolution photos and videos across devices and includes smart tagging technologies. Read more

A shot in the dark: Casio launches 1.9MP camera for ultra low-light photography

Casio has announced a new camera designed to take stills and video in extremely dark conditions. The EX-FR110H uses a back-illuminated CMOS sensor with 1.9 million extra-large pixels. Read more

Metz mecablitz M400 compact wireless flash unit now available

German flash manufacturer Metz has launched its new compact sized flash unit offering wireless TTL control for $280. Read more

Cyclops 360 4K camera is designed for motorsport adventures

The Cyclops 360 action camera is designed to record motorsport adventures, with a magnetic base for secure mounting and a mode that automatically starts recording when the engine starts. Read more

Kodak Ektra 'photography' smartphone goes on sale

A few weeks ago Kodak announced the Ektra, its new 'photography first' smartphone. The Ektra is scheduled to go on sale in Europe on December 9, but if you're in London you may be able to get your hands on one a few days early. Read more

Hawkesmill launches new line of small luxury camera bags

British luxury bag maker Hawkesmill has launched a new line of small bags designed for use with mirrorless cameras, rangefinders and small SLRs. Read more

GoPro Karma Grip gimbal now available as stand-alone product

GoPro's Karma Grip gimbal, which was originally released as part of the Karma drone kit, is now available for purchase as a separate product. Read more

Lensrentals tears down the Nikon 105mm F1.4

Despite some gripes with Nikon's marketing of the 105mm F1.4, Lensrentals finds a lot to like inside Nikon's new lens. Read more

Canon patent shows curved sensor design

A Japanese blog is reporting on a Canon patent that shows a curved image sensor design that aims to reduce vignetting. Read more

Think Tank Photo Outlet Center launches with discounted goods

If you can live without original packaging and tags, Think Tank's new online outlet can save you quite a bit of change on a bag. Read more

Firmware update adds support for K-AF4 lenses to Pentax K-3 and K-50

Ricoh has released firmware updates for its K-3 and K-50 DSLRs which add support for the company's K-AF4 lenses. Read more

Mobile Speed: Portable SSDs for photographers

Still carrying around spinning hard drives when you work away from home? It's never been easier to switch to portable SSDs. We take a look at several popular SSD products, as well as a do-it-yourself solution. Read more

Fujifilm launches X-A10 as entry-level X-series model

Fujifilm has added a new entry-level model to its X-series of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras in the shape of the X-A10. The camera will use a 16MP APS-C sensor and will come equipped with a flip-up rear screen designed to make taking selfies easier. Read more

Slik Lite tripods feature built-in LED lights

Intro 2020 has launched its Slik Lite series, a line of tripods that feature a built-in removable LED light. Read more

Google Pixel users reporting camera app issue

The camera apps on some Google Pixel devices is frequently crashing in certain conditions. So far Google has not been able to provide a solution. Read more

Faster operation and new sharpening tools for Phase One Capture One Pro 10

Camera, lens and software manufacturer Phase One has introduced a new version of its image manipulation software package that it says improves the speed at which it runs and which adds a collection of new editing tools – as well as compatibility with additional cameras and lenses. Read more

Earliest known Nikon camera fetches over $400,000 in Austrian auction

A Nikon 1 camera sold at auction in Austria this month has become the most expensive Nikon ever after achieving a sale price of €384,000 (approx $406,000) – double the expected maximum estimate. Read more

GoPro 'restructuring' effort will layoff 200 full-time employees

GoPro's woes continue as it announces another round of layoffs on the heels of a recall of its Karma drone. Read more

Meizu Pro 6 Plus features 12MP Sony sensor and LED ring flash

The Meizu Pro 6 Plus offers promising camera specifications and high-end components all around. Read more

Google updates Earth Timelapse with petabytes of new data

Google has updated its interactive Earth Timelapse feature with better imagery and several years of new data. The massive update added petabytes of new data and brings it up to 2016. Read more

Fujifilm X-T2 tethered shooting firmware arrives, also adds button lock

Fujifilm has released its much anticipated firmware for the X-T2 that enables tethered shooting with the forthcoming Tethered Shooting Plug-in Pro application, and has added a number of other fixes and a new feature. Read more

PogoCam is the world's smallest wearable camera

The PogoCam is a tiny wearable cam that attaches to spectacle frames and can record still images and video. Read more

Canon releases new firmware for EOS 5D IV to correct varying flash color

Canon has introduced an update for the EOS 5D IV DSLR that corrects a color issue when using flash and improves the camera's performance when the company's new tele-converters are in use. Read more

Grip Gear introduces Movie Maker, a tiny slider for smartphones and action cams

Grip Gear's Movie Maker offers a motorized slider that's compatible with smartphones and action cams. Read more

Cokin launches vintage-styled Riviera Classic tripod

Handsome retro styling: not just for mirrorless cameras. Read more

RNI's Colibri app gives your digital images a slide-film look

The new Colibri app applies machine learning methods to give your digital images the look of high-end slide film. Read more

VLC 3.0 technical preview launches with 360 video and photo support

Support for 360-degree video is coming to VLC 3.0. You can check out a technical preview now. Read more

Chronos high-speed camera hits crowdfunding goal in record time

The Chronos 1.4 Kickstarter project aims to offer a professional level high-speed video specification at a fraction of the cost of comparable systems. Read more

New supercapacitor technology could bring an end to our battery charging woes

Scientists at the University of Central Florida have developed a new supercapacitor technology that could potentially power the mobile devices and cameras of the future. Read more

Elinchrom extends Skyport radio transmitter compatibility to Panasonic Lumix cameras

Flash manufacturer Elinchrom has released new firmware for its EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS for Olympus so that the device will be able to work with Panasonic Lumix cameras as well as Olympus OM-D models. Read more

SeaLife's DC2000 underwater camera sports a 1" sensor and dives 60m deep

Underwater camera maker SeaLife has launched the DC2000, a 1" 20MP compact with a waterproof housing rated to 60m. Read more

The iBlazr Case comes with 40 LEDs and a built-in battery pack

The iBlazr Case provides 5 times the light output of the iPhones built-in LED flash and doubles as a flashlight. Read more

Announcing the PDN Gift Guide 2016

Our friends at Photo District News just published their annual Gift Guide, including gift ideas from the reviews team here at DPReview. Check out our recommendations. Read more

Godox launches mini radio flash unit for Sony mirrorless cameras

Flash and accessory manufacturer Godox has announced a new radio controlled flash unit that it says is designed to work with the Sony mirrorless range of cameras. Read more

Sony a7 II firmware version 3.30 now available

A minor firmware update for the Sony a7 II improves exposure when flash is used. Read more

LensRentals tests the Nikon 70-200mm F2.8 FL ED

LensRentals' optical testing shows Nikon's third generation 70-200mm F2.8 makes some notable sharpness gains in the middle of the zoom range. Read more

Manfrotto launches stylish Windsor Collection bags

Manfrotto is going uptown with its new Windsor collection of backpacks, messenger and shoulder bags designed for the style-conscious photographer. Read more

GoPro compensates Karma drone users with free HERO5 cam for recall

Following its recall of the new Karma drone, GoPro has announced that American buyers will receive a free HERO5 Black action cam once their drone and all accessories have been returned. Read more

Fotodiox introduces full automatic Nikon to Sony E adapter

Accessory manufacturer Fotodiox has introduced a new adapter that allows Nikon lenses to operate with a full range of automatic functions when hosted on a modern Sony E-mount camera body. Read more

Atomos releases HDR update for Flame and Blade recorders

Atomos has announced a new OS update for its Flame and Blade series of professional monitor/recorders with a focus on improving HDR workflows, in addition to announcing a promotional pricing and trade-in program for those looking to upgrade. Read more

Blackmagic Design announces update to Video Assist monitors

Blackmagic Design has announced a software update for its Video Assist and Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders, adding 3D LUT support to the devices, as well as adding several features to the HD model previously available only on the 4K model. Read more

How fast were you going? GoPro HERO5 Black videos can now include GPS and telemetry data overlays

GoPro has updated its Quik desktop software with a new feature that enables HERO5 Black camera owners to overlay information like speed and elevation gain onto videos. Read more

GekkoGum is an adhesive mount for action cams and smartphones

A new Kickstarter project is looking to fund production and distribution of GekkoGum, a malleable adhesive ball that can hold cameras weighing up to 200g. Read more

Woof! Sony a6500 sample images are here

We just finished up an action-packed two days of photography in Austin, Texas with the new Sony a6500. Spoiler alert - it's pretty impressive. See gallery

DJI publishes film shot entirely with Inspire 2 drone

A couple days ago DJI introduced a pair of new drones with some very impressive specifications. To demonstrate their capabilities, DJI made a short film shot by Claudio Miranda, ASC (Life of Pi), and the results are impressive. Read more

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