Articles tagged "cameras"

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12 Things Not To Do When Buying Your First Film Camera

Thinking about buying your first film camera? Great news, there's plenty of options out there! Here are 12 things to keep in mind when picking out your perfect analog companion.

DPReview Virtual Camera Museum Exhibit 1: Digital Camera Hall of Shame

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.

The gear that changed my (photographic) life: my dad's Nikkormat FT3

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.

Opinion: Stop worrying about new cameras and love the one(s) you've got

Worried about your camera being refreshed by an updated body? Don't be. There are plenty of reasons to appreciate last generation's model.

Sony reportedly cuts planned mirrorless camera features in response to DRAM shortage

Updated: The decision was made as DRAM prices soar as smartphone makers demand fast memory for 5G phones.

'It should cost...' The three main ways you're wrong about camera prices

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.

Canon shows off new concept cameras at CES 2020

Canon was at this years' Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Nevada, where the company showed off some new concept cameras.

The results are in: the most important camera of the 2010s readers' poll

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.

These were the most-clicked-on cameras in 2019

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.

Have your say: Most important cameras of the 2010s

There's still time to vote in our readers' poll to find the most important cameras of the 2010s.

These are the 20 most important cameras of the decade (and one phone)
Opinion: I love what the a6x00 series can do but I'm not convinced by the ergonomics

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.

Video: How a film camera superimposes the time and date onto a photograph

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.

Sony fixes data loss issues with firmware v2.10 for a7 III, a7R III cameras

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

Fujifilm releases firmware updates for its X-T3, X-H1 cameras and 80mm F2.8 macro lens

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.

Tokina Issues Service Advisory for the Opera 50mm F1.4 FF on 1D X Mark II cameras

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.

Kickstarter: ONDU Mark III pinhole cameras — all 19 — have magnetic shutter, filters

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.

The essential pro feature that no mirrorless camera offers

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.

Yashica's comeback camera hit by claims of delays and poor quality

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.

TinyMOS unveils ultra-portable NANO1 astrophotography camera

TinyMOS is back with NANO1, an all-new astrophotography camera that's one-third the size of the TINY1 it announced three years ago.

Insta 360 launches ONE X 360-degree 5.7K action camera

Insta360's latest model comes with a range of features that allow for the creation of unique action cam footage.

Sony Cyber-shot HX95 and HX99 compact high-zoom 4K cameras announced in Europe

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.

"Really moldy" Hasselblad 500c cameras and 80mm lenses listed on eBay

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.

Light reportedly has phones with 'between 5 and 9 lenses' due out later this year

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.

Best Cameras for Parents Buying Guide recommendations updated

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.

Canon hit two milestones today: 90 million cameras and 130 million lenses

Kudos to Canon. Earlier today, the camera giant announced that it had produced its 90 millionth EOS camera and 130 millionth EF-series lens.

Intense underwater 8x10 camera pops up on eBay for $5,800

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.

Analog gems: 10 excellent, affordable film cameras

These ten film cameras stand the test of time. They are easy to find, affordable and capable of excellent results.

More videos added to product overviews and getting started guides

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

CP+ 2016: Hands-on with new Sigma SD cameras and lenses

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

Sigma announces sd Quattro and sd Quattro H Foveon mirrorless cameras

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

All cameras are great, but that doesn't make choosing one any easier

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

Meta35 pulls metadata from film cameras

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

Mid-range Mirrorless camera roundup (2014)

A roundup of 2014's mid-range mirrorless digital cameras.

Enthusiast DSLR camera roundup (2014)

As a keen, enthusiast photographer, what camera should I buy?

DPReview Recommends: Best Cameras for Beginners

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.

DPReview Recommends: Best Compact Cameras for Travel

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.

DPReview Recommends: Best Cameras for Social Photography

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.

DPReview Recommends: Best Waterproof Cameras

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.

Enthusiast mirrorless camera roundup (2014)

As a keen enthusiast photographer, which mirrorless camera should I buy?

Consumer DSLR Camera Roundup (2014)

To improve my general purpose and family photography, which camera should I choose?

Lomography launches Russar+ for L39 and M mount cameras

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

Fujifilm UK X Signature service officially launched

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.

Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Roundup (2013)

What point-and-shootable mirrorless camera should I buy?

Consumer SLR Camera Roundup (2013)

To improve my general purpose and family photography, which camera should I choose?

What just happened?! Looking back on last week

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. 

First look: Sony QX10 and QX100 mobile cameras

Sony's new QX10 and QX100 attach big lenses and sensors to your smartphone.

Gekko Stand adding on through Kickstarter campaign

Gekko Stand 2.0 is raising funds for new stand attachments.

5 Reasons why I haven't used my DSLR for months

Dpreview editor Barnaby Britton hasn't used his DSLR for months. In this article, he considers why not.

Sensor maker discusses new Clarity+ technology which will offer improved sensitivity in both low-light and daylight situations.

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