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May 12, 2020 at 13:00
Welcome to the DPReview virtual camera museum, where you'll find everything from high-performance flagships to forgotten gems. Today, we invite you to abandon all hope, and tour the Hall of Shame.
Apr 3, 2020 at 13:00
The camera that has had the biggest impact on Managing Editor Allison Johnson's photography is one that she used very early on – and eventually owned.
Mar 12, 2020 at 13:00
Worried about your camera being refreshed by an updated body? Don't be. There are plenty of reasons to appreciate last generation's model.
Feb 19, 2020 at 18:53
Updated: The decision was made as DRAM prices soar as smartphone makers demand fast memory for 5G phones.
Jan 20, 2020 at 14:00
Camera launches often prompt comments about how overpriced the new model is, and how it should cost something nearer to the outgoing one, or a well-established rival. Here's why it doesn't work like that.
Jan 5, 2020 at 14:00
Two runners-up were nearly a tie, but the top camera won by a landslide. Find out which camera DPR readers think was the most important of the last decade.
Only four of the top ten most-viewed cameras by DPReview readers in 2019 were announced this year. The Fujifilm X-T3 – announced in September 2018 – tops the list of products that DPReview readers were most interested in learning more about.
Dec 19, 2019 at 13:00
There's still time to vote in our readers' poll to find the most important cameras of the 2010s.
Dec 8, 2019 at 14:00
Yep, we're doing it.
Nov 14, 2019 at 14:00
Sony's a6x00 series (especially the most recent ones) are very good cameras. Yet our in-house contrarian, Richard, isn't convinced their design is well matched to any one type of user.
videoOct 14, 2019 at 14:08
Host Ben Krasnow of YouTube channel Applied Science shows how film cameras used a micro LCD projector and a small incandescent light to project the time and date onto photographs.
Dec 20, 2018 at 16:53
As promised, Sony has delivered an incremental firmware upgrade for its a7 III and a7R III mirrorless cameras that fixes issues found in firmware version 2.0
Dec 17, 2018 at 19:40
Fujifilm has made firmware version 2.0 available on its website for its X-T3 and X-H1 mirrorless cameras, as well as an incremental update for its 80mm F2.8 macro lens.
Nov 7, 2018 at 14:38
Tokina has listed an announcement on its website detailing an issue wherein the Canon Ef-mount version of the Opera 50mm F1/4 FF lens doesn't properly expose the image on Canon 1D X Mark II cameras.
Nov 3, 2018 at 01:22
ONDU has opened a Kickstarter campaign for its latest collection of pinhole cameras, a third-generation series that consists of more than 19 models across 135, 120, medium format, and large format varieties.
Oct 26, 2018 at 17:00
The inability of mirrorless cameras to fire flash AF illuminators means they can't compete with DSLRs for critical shooting in low light. Manufacturers need to find a solution.
camera newsOct 18, 2018 at 19:09
The Kickstarter campaign for Yashica’s digiFilm Y35 camera has produced a wave of complaints about delays in shipping product as well as cameras that don’t work.
camera newsOct 16, 2018 at 19:17
TinyMOS is back with NANO1, an all-new astrophotography camera that's one-third the size of the TINY1 it announced three years ago.
camera newsOct 10, 2018 at 15:51
Insta360's latest model comes with a range of features that allow for the creation of unique action cam footage.
camera newsAug 31, 2018 at 18:18
The Cyber-shot HX95 and HX99 are a pair of slim, compact high-zoom cameras featuring the BIONZ X image processing engine, front-end LSI, and 4K video recording and will be available in October for European customers.
Jul 23, 2018 at 17:32
Two "really moldy" Hasselblad 500c cameras are offered, with 80mm planar lenses and backs, as well as three extra backs and a mixture of exposed and unexposed film.
Jul 2, 2018 at 22:49
According to a report, The Washington Post has seen concepts and prototypes of phones that feature 'between five and nine' camera modules developed by Light.
Apr 16, 2018 at 13:00
With the Canon EOS M50 review wrapped up, we've revisited our Best Cameras for Parents Buying Guide – and have some new recommendations in the category.
Oct 17, 2017 at 22:18
Kudos to Canon. Earlier today, the camera giant announced that it had produced its 90 millionth EOS camera and 130 millionth EF-series lens.
Jul 21, 2017 at 15:28
This crazy custom-built underwater camera shoots 8x10 large format film. It's supposedly "the first successful underwater 8x10 ever made," and it can be yours for $5,800... plus shipping.
May 20, 2017 at 10:00
These ten film cameras stand the test of time. They are easy to find, affordable and capable of excellent results.
Apr 26, 2017 at 10:00
We've just added several new informational videos to our range of product overviews and getting started guides, including guides to how to get started with the Fujifilm X-T20 and Nikon D3400. Read more
Feb 25, 2016 at 13:32
Sigma announced several products at CP+ 2016, including two new cameras. The interchangeable lens SD Quattro And SD Quattro H represent a departure for the company in two senses - both are mirrorless cameras, and the 'H' features an APS-H format sensor. More conventional are a 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM Art zoom and 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary prime for mirrorless cameras. Read more
camera newsFeb 23, 2016 at 17:00
Sigma has announced two mirrorless ILCs: the Sigma sd Quattro and the sd Quattro H. Both cameras use the company's full-depth SA lens mount as used in its SLRs, and are built around APS-C and APS-H sized sensors, respectively. Both use the company's Foveon technology that captures different color information at different depths in the sensor. Read more
Jan 22, 2016 at 13:00
It's often said all modern cameras are good, and it's true. But it's also close to meaningless. It seems to imply that it doesn't matter which camera you buy, yet that's as far from the truth today as it's ever been. DPReview writer Richard Butler feels quite strongly about this. Read more
Promote Systems has introduced its new Meta35 dongle and software, which together allow certain compatible film cameras to be connected to a laptop for metadata transfer. Supported film cameras include the Canon EOS 1V, Nikon F5, F6, F100, N90 and N90s, and the Minolta Maxxum 7 and 9. Read more
Dec 2, 2014 at 00:06
Choosing a first camera is extremely important. You want to make sure that the beginner has room to grow as they learn more, but you don't want to put them off with a lot of options that they might not understand. We've prepared some recommendations for you.
Dec 2, 2014 at 00:06
There's a big world out there, just waiting for you to explore it. In our opinion, a camera is one of the best traveling companions you can have. Here are our top five recommendations.
Dec 2, 2014 at 00:06
Social photography didn't always mean snapshot selfies taken on a smartphone. For this list we've selected five of our top recommendations for cameras that you should consider taking out socially, to informal or special occasions.
Dec 2, 2014 at 00:06
Most cameras are delicate objects, and the last thing you want to do is drop them or subject them to wet or freezing conditions. But there are cameras which are specifically designed to handle rough treatment. In this list, we've chosen our top five recommendations for waterproof cameras.
camera newsApr 11, 2014 at 07:00
Designed by Lomography and manufactured in Russia by Zenit, the Russar+ is an update to the 1958 Russar MR-2 wide-angle lens. The new lens is handmade out of brass and offers a 20mm focal length. It's compatible with L39 and M mount cameras. The lens can also be used on mirrorless systems using adapter mounts. Lomography is taking pre-orders now for $649.00, or £499 in the UK. It is expected to ship in July. Learn more
camera newsMar 6, 2014 at 18:58
Update: Fujifilm UK has officially announced a service allowing certain X-series cameras to be customized with a range of different colors and body textures. The company showed customized cameras at The Photography Show earlier this week in Birmingham, UK, and partially functional pages for an 'X Signature' went up on its website, but the service is now live. Click through for more information.
Last week was incredibly busy here at dpreview, with major new cameras from Sony, Nikon, Fujifilm and Panasonic as well as new lenses from Samyang, Sony and Sigma. It was a week of late nights and early mornings, and now that the dust has settled and we've had some time to breathe, we've prepared a quick look back to last week for some highlights of what what you might have missed. Click through for a recap.
mobileAug 5, 2013 at 18:43
Gekko Stand 2.0 is raising funds for new stand attachments.
mobileJul 16, 2013 at 15:45
Sensor maker discusses new Clarity+ technology which will offer improved sensitivity in both low-light and daylight situations.
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