Articles tagged "2020-holiday-season"

Gear of the Year: Carey's choice - Sony a9 II

Attempting a road trip in the middle of a pandemic offers plenty of opportunities for things to go awry. Good thing the Sony a9 II proved to be about as reliable as the vehicle it was traveling in.

The top 10 most popular cameras of 2020 (according to our Instagram)

We've taken a look back at our year of Instagram posts to the @DPReview account and compiled the 10 most popular cameras of 2020, based on most 'likes' to a single post.

2020 in review: the biggest photo news stories of the year

As this tumultuous year comes to an end, we thought we'd round up some of the biggest news stories of the past 12 months. Join us in taking a look at the highs – and lows – of 2020 in the world of photography.

DPReview TV: We share our 2021 predictions while freezing our asses off

It's time for our annual predictions episode! Chris and Jordan tell us what to expect from each camera company in 2021. And like true Canadians, they do it while ice fishing.

Gear of the year 2020: Dan's choice - Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD

Tamron's 70-180mm F2.8 is a high-quality telephoto lens for Sony E-mount that won't break your back or the bank. Read about why it's been one of Dan's personal favorites this year.

Have your say: Best gear of 2020 - winners and final vote!

For the past few weeks, our readers have been voting on their favorite photographic gear released in the past year in a wide range of categories. Now that the first round of voting is over, it's time to reveal the first-round winners and pick the best overall product of 2020.

Gear of the Year: Dale's choice - Fujifilm X-Pro3

Dale's favorite camera this year is one of the most interesting and distinctive mirrorless ILCs on the market - the ultra-traditional, rangefinder-styled Fujifilm X-Pro 3.

Stocking stuffers: Five film camera bargains

If you're looking to expand your 35mm camera collection for the holidays, here are five(ish) film cameras you can find at stocking-stuffer prices.

Have your say: Vote now for best camera of 2020

2020 was no ordinary year, but a lot of new cameras were released nonetheless. This is your chance to have a say in which of this year's products was the best. Vote now in our 2020 readers' poll.

Have your say: Vote now for best prime lens of 2020

Zooms are great. but every year, some of the most impressive lenses that come across our desks are primes. And 2020 was no different, with several excellent fixed focal length options released. Vote now for your favorites.

Have your say: Vote now for best zoom lens of 2020

The year 2020 might have offered us fewer chances to get out and photograph the things we love, but that didn't stop manufacturers from bringing a ton of excellent new lenses to market. Vote now to have your say on which was best.

Gift guide: 2020's best photo books for photographers

Photography books never go out of style and can also serve as inspiration for years to come. These were some of our favorite titles from 2020.

DPReview TV 'best and worst' awards in pictures

Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV have been handing out their 'best and worst' camera awards since 2013, with the 2020 awards announced yesterday on YouTube. In this article, Jordan reviews the winners and provides more detail on why they were selected.

DPReview TV: The best and worst cameras and lenses of 2020

It's the episode you've been waiting for all year! Chris and Jordan reveal their picks for the best and worst camera gear of 2020 while playing their newest drinking game. What could go wrong?

Treat yourself 2020: The ultimate photographers' gift guide

What follows are the headiest products of 2020, the ones photographers really want. So pour a tall cold one and get ready to treat yourself, 2020 style.

Gear of the Year: Richard's choice - Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM

Technical Editor Richard Butler's pick was the unusual lens that gave him the opportunity to try something new. The Canon RF 800mm F11's unique combination of telephoto reach, affordability and light weight will likely enable even more people to do the same.

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2020

This year, despite the disruption, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. Now, as the year winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2020 DPReview Awards!

Gear of the Year: Barney's choice (part 1) - Fujifilm X100V

In a year when social distancing became a way of life overnight, Senior Editor Barney Britton maintained a small sense of connection via the Fujifilm X100V.

2020 Black Friday and Cyber Monday camera gear deals

We've rounded up a collection of the best deals currently active on cameras, lenses, software and accessories. This will be a living article that gets updated throughout this holiday week, so be sure to check back to keep up with the latest offers.

Best gifts for photographers in 2020

For many of us, photography is a welcome retreat from the raging storm that is 2020. If you happen to be shopping for a photographer this season, we've got some gift ideas that we think will help enable and enrich this pursuit.

Buying guide: The best gifts for film photographers in 2020

From funky film stocks, to home developing and digitizing solutions, we think these are the best film photography gifts in 2020.

Buying guide: Best Instax cameras of 2021

Looking to get in on the instant camera fun? We tried every model and think the Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 strikes the right balance between price and feature - the Instax Wide 300 is our choice if you crave a larger format. [Originally published in October]

7 clichéd photography gifts to avoid (and what to buy instead)

There's an entire industry dedicated to clichéd photo and camera-themed gifts. What follows are the seven most egregious of the lot – and suggestions for what to gift instead. [Originally published in November]