Articles tagged "dprtv"

DPReview TV: Why waveforms are better than histograms

Most serious photographers are familiar with histograms, but what about waveforms? Chris and Jordan explain why this tool from the video world may just be the best way to judge exposure for still photos too – and why all cameras should have them.

DPReview TV: Canon EOS RP review

The EOS RP is Canon's second full frame mirrorless camera, built around the new RF mount, and comes with an aggressive launch price of $1300. While there are some inevitable compromises to be made at this cost, Chris and Jordan discovered that there's a lot to like about this pint-sized full-framer.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T30 first impressions review

The new X-T30 may not be Fujifilm's flagship model, but it arrives with some very impressive features and specifications. Chris and Jordan have been shooting it for a few days and share their first impressions, along with a look at an iconic new building in their hometown of Calgary.

DPReview TV: Olympus E-M1X video features review

Chris and Jordan recently reviewed the Olympus E-M1X as a camera for still photography. Now they're back with a whole episode about its video features. Watch to find out where this camera really excels – as well as a couple places where there's room to grow.

DPReview TV: 10 cool things you may have missed about the Panasonic S1 and S1R

By now you've seen plenty of information about Panasonic's new S-series cameras, but after shooting with them at Panasonic's launch event in Barcelona, Chris and Jordan tell us about some important things you might have overlooked from the spec sheet.

DPReview TV: Olympus E-M1X Review

Olympus just announced its new flagship camera, the OM-D E-M1X, and Chris and Jordan are already here with their review. Tune in to see them put this new model to the test in the frozen north, and find out what they think of it.

DPReview TV: Sony a6400 review

This week, Sony introduced its newest APS-C camera, the a6400. Of course, Chris and Jordan were on hand to take it for a spin and test out all the new features.

DPReview TV: The Yashica Y35 looks like a camera that would be fun to shoot.. until you try shooting with it

What do you get when you combine an iconic camera brand from the past with a crowdfunding campaign for a 'rangefinder' camera? The Yashica Y35, that's what. Watch Chris and Jordan try to make lemonade out of a lemon.

Video: Shooting landscapes on the Fujifilm GFX 50R with Nigel Danson

Photographer Nigel Danson recently had a chance to use the new Fujifilm GFX 50R for one of his landscape shoots. In this video, he shares his thoughts on the benefits and challenges of using a medium format camera like the GFX 50R for his work.

DPReview TV: Looking back at the Nikon D1H and Canon 1D

2019 is DPReview's 20th anniversary year, so we decided to take a walk down memory lane and shoot with a couple cameras that helped usher in the digital era for pro photographers: The Canon EOS 1D and the Nikon D1H.

DPReview TV: Sigma 70mm F2.8 Macro Art lens review

This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan test Sigma's latest macro lens, the 70mm F2.8 DG Macro Art. Find out why they like it in this uniquely Canadian presentation.

DPReview TV: Full-frame mirrorless camera party

It's time to ring in the New Year, and we invite you to join us at the Full-frame Mirrorless Camera Party, where we'll meet old friends and maybe some new ones as well. Happy New Year from DPReview TV!

DPReview TV: Best and worst of 2018

For weeks, we've been getting hammered with the question "Will Chris and Jordan continue their tradition of doing a Best and Worst year-end episode?" Oh yes, dear readers, they will. And here it is. Pour yourself a cocktail and enjoy.

Video: Nigel Danson on his switch to mirrorless and the Nikon Z7

Renowned UK-based landscape photographer Nigel Danson has been using DSLRs for years. In this video, created exclusively for DPReview, Nigel discusses his experience using the Nikon Z7 and why he's excited about mirrorless cameras. (Spoiler... beautiful scenery ahead.)

DPReview TV: Nikon Z6 review

Tune in this week to see Chris and Jordan's review of the Nikon Z6 full frame mirrorless camera, and also find out what Chris thinks of the popular 35mm focal length. (Rant alert!)

DPReview TV: the 2018 DPReview Awards

Handing out awards for the best gear of the year is a big job, so we called in some reinforcements from Calgary to help us.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z6 and Z7 review for video

Following up on their review of the Nikon Z7's still photo capabilities, Chris and Jordan take a look at the Z7 and Z6 for video shooting.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z6, Sony a7 III and Canon EOS R compared

This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan compare three entry-level full frame mirrorless cameras: the Nikon Z6, Sony a7 III and Canon EOS R. Watch their analysis to find out where they think each model excels or has room to grow.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z7 review

The Z7 presented Nikon with a stiff challenge: how to build a mirrorless camera that measures up to its own DSLRs and can deliver a familiar experience to Nikon users. Chris and Jordan tell us whether they think Nikon succeeded.

DPReview TV: Time-lapse photography

Digital cameras have made it incredibly easy to do time-lapse photography, thanks to the ability to take hundreds—or even thousands—of photos without interruption. This week, Chris and Jordan walk us through the process of planning and shooting compelling time-lapse videos.

DPReview TV: Crop sensor, pro body cameras

Not everybody wants or needs a full frame sensor, but that doesn't mean you have to give up pro-level performance on your camera. In this episode, Chris and Jordan compare four of the top performing APS-C and Micro Four Thirds models currently on the market: the Fujifilm X-T3, Nikon D500, Panasonic G9, and Olympus E-M1 Mark II.

DPReview TV: Panasonic LX100 II review

The LX100 II is the newest model in Panasonic's LX line of compact cameras, historically designed to appeal to photography enthusiasts. This week, Chris and Jordan take it for a spin and explain why photographers will really enjoy shooting this camera.

DPReview TV: Simple techniques for great macro photography

This week Chris and Jordan are joined by renowned macro photographer Don Komarechka, who demonstrates a few simple techniques that can improve your macro photos in a big way.

DPReview TV: Atomos Ninja V review

Almost all new cameras include impressive video features, but for the best results you'll often need an off-camera recorder. Chris and Jordan take a look at the brand new Ninja V from Atomos, and explain why it might just be one of the most useful tools you can add to your camera.

DPReview TV: Canon EOS R review

Chris and Jordan find the Canon EOS R to be a promising camera in some regards, but not without its share of shortcomings.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T3 review

This week, Chris and Jordan share their assessment of a final-production Fujifilm X-T3 from the National Music Centre in Calgary. Find out what they think of Fujifilm's latest X-Trans addition.

DPReview TV: Sony 24mm F1.4 GM

In this episode of DPReview TV we take a look at Sony's brand new 24mm F1.4 GM lens, a desirable focal length for many photographers. How does it perform? Chris and Jordan give us their first impressions.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T3 vs Panasonic GH5 video comparison

Now that the Fujifilm X-T3 has launched, DPReview TV's Jordan Drake puts it up against the venerable Panasonic GH5 to see how their video features and quality compare.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T3 hands-on first impressions

Join Chris and Jordan for a first look at Fujifilm's powerful new X-T3, which offers greatly improved autofocus, 10-bit internal 4K recording and several other refinements compared to the popular X-T2.

DPReview TV: First thoughts on the Canon R

Hours after the official launch of the Canon EOS R, Chris and Rishi sat down to chat about the camera and their initial impressions of the system so far.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z7 hands-on first impressions

Join us behind the scenes for this special episode of DPReview TV as we go hands-on with the new Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera. After a couple days of intense shooting, we're ready to share our first impressions of this exciting new product.

DPReview TV: Looking back at the Panasonic G1 and ten years of mirrorless

It's not just the Seattle team celebrating ten years since the announcement of the first mirrorless system. Chris and Jordan have also been looking back at the camera that started it all: the Panasonic Lumix DMC G1.

DPReview TV: understanding 4K and 6K Photo modes on your camera

Special 4K and 6K Photo modes may be one of the most under-appreciated features on recent cameras. In this week's episode, Chris and Jordan take a closer look at these modes and explain why – and when – you'll be glad to have them on your camera.

DPReview TV: the Laowa 24mm F14 Probe may look strange, but it sure is fun

This week we take a look at one of the most unusual optics we've seen for quite a while. The Laowa 24mm F14 Macro Probe lens may look like something out of a science fiction movie, but as Chris and Jordan discover, it opens the door to some pretty cool photo opportunities.

DPReview TV: Entry-level APS-C shootout

In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan weigh the pros and cons of three entry-level APS-C cameras: the Canon EOS M50, Sony a6000 and Fujifilm X-T100. Find out how they stack up in terms of factors like usability, autofocus and JPEG image quality.

DPReview TV: the Sony 400mm F2.8 is a pretty sweet lens

Sony's new 400mm F2.8 G Master rounds out the company's commitment to provide a complete range of pro-level lenses to photographers who use the Alpha system. In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan take this behemoth for a spin and share their first impressions of Sony's exciting new telephoto.

DPReview TV: Tamron 70-210mm F4 vs. Canon and Nikon OEM lenses

70-200mm F4 zoom lenses may not get as much attention as their faster F2.8 siblings, but for many photographers these lenses hit the perfect sweet spot of price, performance, and weight. This week, we shoot the new Tamron 70-210mm F4 alongside the equivalent Canon and Nikon models to see how they stack up.

DPReview TV: where to place a microphone to record great audio

There's an old axiom in filmmaking which states that an audience will forgive a poor quality picture, but not poor quality sound. This week, Chris and Jordan bring in an audio pro to demonstrate why a cheap microphone positioned correctly will outperform an expensive model placed incorrectly.

DPReview TV: Instant Camera Roundup

In anticipation of our in-depth buying guide, our friends in the North have been looking at a handful of the latest instant cameras. Having stocked up with Instax Mini film and cameras from Fujifilm, Leica and Mint, it seemed like a good excuse for a party...

DPReview TV: Sony RX100 VI review

Sony recently announced the RX100 VI, the newest addition to its compact camera line. How does this new model stand out from the rest? Chris and Jordan take the camera for a spin and tell us what they think – and even manage to fit in some well earned hammock time in the process.

DPReview TV: Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD hands-on field test

The Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD is an affordable F2.8 standard zoom for full frame Sony E-mount cameras. What's it like, what are the trade-offs, and what are the alternatives? Chris and Jordan take a closer look...

DPReview TV: A look back at APS film

Every photographer knows about APS-C sensors, but what about APS film? This week, Chris and Jordan take a stroll down memory lane and try out the original APS format, a technology that promised to streamline the film workflow, but which ultimately lost out to digital technology.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T100 Review

The new Fujifilm X-T100 includes some impressive features at a budget-friendly price. So, how does this Bayer sensor camera stack up? Chris and Jordan have been shooting it since launch day, and it won't surprise you to find out they have an opinion on the matter. Tune in to this week's episode to find out what they think.

DPReview TV: How to get correct exposure when shooting video

This week, Chris and Jordan take a break from gear reviews to discuss things you should know to get proper exposure when shooting video. Get some practical tips and learn about Chris and Jordan's exposure square... or is that an exposure trapezoid? Tune in to find out.

DPReview TV: Waterproof camera shootout 2018

This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan prepare for the summer holiday season by putting several popular waterproof cameras to the test. If you're considering a rugged camera for the beach or pool this summer, or if you just want to see what a Chris and Jordan fishing show might look like, tune in.

DPReview TV: Sony RX10 IV Review

This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan are off to the sunny shores of the Pacific Ocean in Monterey, California, where they review the Sony RX10 IV. Watch to find out how this all-in-one superzoom camera held up to the sun, surf and a challenging range of shooting scenarios.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-H1 Review

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan go to the zoo with the Fujifilm X-H1. Watch as they photograph lemurs, red pandas and maybe even a Tyrannosaur while putting this camera to the test.

DPReview TV Episode 1: Sony a7 III review

Kicking off our new video series, Chris and Jordan take an in-depth look at the Sony a7 III's performance in the field – from landscapes in the Canadian Rockies to low-light portraits at a local pinball spot.