Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH lens samples
We recently took delivery of Leica's new APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH, and in the short time between its arrival and when it had to be sent back, we prepared a preliminary sample gallery in and around sunny Seattle.
The Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH is an impressive piece of glass, boasting a complex optical construction consisting of 10 elements in 5 groups, with 4 aspherical surfaces. Six elements employ anomalous partial dispersion glass to help reduce chromatic aberration. At $8195 this is a costly lens, but from our first impressions, it is a significant cut above the older, well-established (and substantially cheaper) Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH, while remaining extremely small and lightweight.
In addition to offering very good image quality, the new APO-Summicron is capable of a genuinely useful close focus distance of 30cm (11.8"). This is substantially closer than any previous standard Leica M-mount lens, but in order to focus accurately between 0.7-0.3m on an M-series rangefinder, you will need to be in live view mode.
GoPro's Hero9 action camera included a new design and a 23MP sensor. GoPro has retained the same sensor and design this year but added a faster chip inside the camera. With more speed, the camera takes better advantage of its sensor and offers improved all-around performance.
Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV recently reviewed Sigma's new 24mm F2 DG DN 'Contemporary' lens. Check out the sample gallery from their review to see what this lens can deliver.
The all-metal, fully manual lens is a tribute to SLR lenses released in the late 1960s.
Canon recently paid a visit to the DPReview headquarters and took us out for some sports shooting with pre-production EOS R3's. One of the first things we wanted to know was, can Eye Control AF replace the tried-and-true AF joystick?
Instagram's Head of Public Policy has responded to a story from The Wall Street Journal that claims Facebook has ignored its own research, which shows the toll Instagram has on the mental health of teens.
Nikon Instruments recently announced the winners and finalists for their 47th annual Small World Photomicrography competition.
The new 11T and 11T Pro offer nearly identical specifications, including a triple-camera array headlined by a 109MP Samsung sensor with a 24mm (equiv.) lens in front.
Oppo and Kodak have formed a new partnership. The first product to come from the relationship is a Kodak 35-inspired Find X3 Pro Photographer Edition smartphone.
The Canon EOS R3 is here! Click through for more information about Canon's new professional mirrorless camera, our thoughts on how it handles, and a breakdown of its major features.
Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV recently published their first impressions review of the Canon EOS R3 with eye-controlled focus. Check out their sample gallery, which includes sports photos, to see how the images look.
We conducted an ask-me-anything thread over on Reddit on Tuesday, inviting questions about the EOS R3. We ended up digging into some of the fine detail and will be back online today to mop up any remaining questions later today.
Apple iPhone 13's new Cinematic Mode uses its multiple cameras to capture a depth map when shooting video so you can rack focus and adjust depth-of-field after the fact. Apple also studied creative choices DPs make to enhance video AF.
In addition to its flagship iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max devices, Apple also shared the details of its base-level iPhone 13 smartphone, as well as its new iPad and updated iPad Mini models.
Today, during its online 'California Streaming' livestream, Apple revealed the details of its latest iPhone models, including the iPhone 13, 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max. Two updated iPad models we also announced, the 'new' iPad and a substantially updated iPad Mini.
Chris and Jordan have been using a pre-production copy of the new EOS R3. Find out what they think of it after a day of shooting sports and wildlife, including the return of Canon's eye-controlled focus.
We had the opportunity recently to shoot with pre-production samples of the Canon EOS R3, including a long session at a soccer practice, and a trip to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Check out what this all-new sensor is capable of in our sample gallery.
Canon has just introduced a portable 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM tele-zoom lens along with an ultra-compact 16mm F2.8 STM for its RF-mount. The 100-400 is easy to hand-hold and has up to 5.5 stops of shake reduction. The 16mm F2.8 won't take up much room in your bag and is priced at under $300.
Canon has announced the EOS R3, a pro-grade 24MP mirrorless camera designed for sports, wildlife and photojournalism. It revives Canon's Eye Control AF technology, as part of the company's most powerful autofocus system yet.
After confirming in June that it would be available in 2021, Nikon has officially announced the Nikkor 40mm F2, a compact, affordable prime lens for the mirrorless Z-mount.
The South Australian Museum recently announced the winners and finalists for the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 competition.
As Instagram becomes inundated with ads and video content, social media platform 100ASA wants to lure photographers away from the Facebook-owned platform with a focus on quality over quantity.
Apple says the 'high amplitude vibrations' of the engines inside high-powered motorcycles can cause damage to AF, OIS units inside iPhones when mounted to the vehicle.
Apple's next-generation MacBook Pros are just around the corner, and the rumor mill is churning with hopes, dreams and speculation. In that vein, we've put together a list of the five most important photo and video editing features that are (probably) coming to the Mac very soon.
We've been shooting with the new Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR for some time, on both the newly announced GFX 50S II and the 100MP GFX 100S. Check out our gallery of sample images to see what it can do in a range of different shooting situations.
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are digital assets that live on the blockchain. They can represent various types of media including audio, video, and photography. In this article, we talk to several photographers working in this emerging medium to understand how it could reshape the way we buy and sell photos.
The timelapse consists of more than 13.3 million photographs capturing the 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, U.S.
Chris and Jordan review the Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, available in E-mount, Z-mount, and RF-mount. Find out why Chris concludes, "there's nothing else like this lens on the market."
The Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 may not be technically perfect, but it's a unique lens with a lot of character. Check out Chris and Jordan's sample gallery from DPReview TV to get a sense of the images it can create.
Vimeo first launched HDR content on its platform in 2017. Today, Vimeo is the first open online platform to enable hosting, sharing and playback of videos created in Dolby Vision on Apple devices.