Articles tagged "dslr"

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Huawei caught using DSLR images to promote smartphone cameras (again)

This isn't the first time the company has been caught passing off DSLR images as if they were captured using its smartphone cameras.

Update on the rankings from our recent 'Microphone pre-amp shootout'

Following our recent microphone pre-amp shootout there was a lot of controversy surrounding the results from the Sony a7 III. Our team tested a second a7 III body to verify the results and discovered some important things that could impact the rankings – depending on what microphone you use.

DPReview TV: Mirrorless and DSLR microphone pre-amp shootout

We invited a professional audio engineer to test the microphone pre-amps in cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and Olympus. Find out which ones deliver the best sound.

Best DSLR cameras in 2020

A question frequently asked on the Internet is 'what's the best DSLR?' In this buying guide we've answered that question – but also whether it's the right question to be asking in the first place.

CIPA's 2019 numbers detail worst year of the decade for the camera industry

CIPA's December data wraps up a 2019 that saw a dramatic decline in DSLR and fixed-lens camera sales, as well as a double-digit percentage decline in mirrorless sales, even as revenue increased for mirrorless sales, suggesting advanced mirrorless cameras are continuing to sell well.

Moment launches new line of variable ND filters for DSLRs, mirrorless cameras and drones

Moment has packed a bunch of features into its affordable new variable ND filter product line.

The Nikon D750 vs D780: Should you upgrade?

Considered in isolation, the D780 is a tremendously well-rounded camera. But that's also true of the D750 and the Z6, which may make it a hard sell for many photographers.

What is it like to come back to a DSLR after shooting mirrorless?

When her work began to include more and more video, pro photographer Suzi Pratt gradually drifted from her DSLRs to mirrorless hybrid cameras. So what's it like switching back to a DSLR for a vacation?

The Zhiyun WEEBILL-S is a compact 3-axis gimbal for mirrorless and DSLR cameras

Chinese company Zhiyun, the world's leading gimbal manufacturer, announced the WEEBILL-S earlier this week.

Ricoh is developing a flagship APS-C DSLR set to be released in 2020

Ricoh has stated that it's developing a new flagship APS-C DSLR that it'll preview later this month and expects to bring to market in 2020.

Nikon developing D6 professional DSLR

Nikon has announced the development of the D6, which will be the company's top-end professional DSLR when it becomes available. More information, specs and pricing will be available at a later date.

Open-source Intervalometerator helps DIYers create inexpensive remote time-lapse DSLRs

Sydney-based coder Greig Sheridan and his photographer partner Rocky have introduced Intervalometerator, an open-source intervalometer designed for deploying inexpensive remote time-lapse systems involving Canon DSLRs, Arduino and Raspberry Pi hardware.

Google will reportedly have a ‘DSLR-like’ attachment for upcoming Pixel phones

A new report from 9to5Google claims there will be a ‘DSLR-like’ camera attachment for Google's upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone.

Benro launches X Series gimbals for DSLR, mirrorless, and smartphone camera systems

Benro has dramatically expanded its gimbal offerings with the new X Series, which has options for DSLR, mirrorless and smartphone camera systems.

DPReview TV: Entry-level DSLR challenge

Do we really need the latest and greatest cameras? To find out, DPReview TV host Nigel Danson swapped his Nikon Z7 and pro lenses for an entry-level Canon DSLR with a $100 kit lens. How did it measure up to his top-of-the-line gear? Tune in to find out

Nikon US's 'Capture the Savings' event offers instant savings on cameras, kits and lenses

The seasonal sales event includes instant rebates for Coolpix, DSLR and mirrorless cameras as well as Nikkor lenses.

3rd time isn't a charm for Huawei, who once again gets busted faking smartphone photos

Huawei clearly hasn't learned its lesson and once again has been busted for trying to pass off DSLR photos as images taken with one of its upcoming smartphones.

Canon CEO expects ILC market to shrink 50% by 2020 to just 5-6M units

In an interview with Nikkei, Canon CEO Canon CEO Fujio Mitarai said he expects the ILC market to be cut in half by 2020, says mirrorless cameras are only eating into DSLR sales, not boosting the bottom line.

Samsung Malaysia caught using DSLR image to advertise Galaxy A8 Star 'Portrait Mode' feature

Samsung Malaysia has been caught using a doctored DSLR photo to advertise the 'portrait mode' on its Galaxy A8 Star smartphone.

Think Tank updates its Hydrophobia rain covers, introduces new compact 'Emergency' line

Think Tank Photo has updated its line of heavy-duty rain covers and introduced a new, compact version for emergency situations.

What you need to know about Nikon's new entry-level D3500

Nikon's D3500 isn't just a very compact and inexpensive DSLR. It's also a camera with great image quality, an easy-to-user interface and battery that can last for days. Let's go hands-on to see how much camera you get for just $499.

Huawei caught trying to pass off DSLR images as smartphone photos...again

Apparently, Huawei hasn't learned its lesson. Two years after passing off a DSLR image as a smartphone image, it's once again misleading consumers in a new, 30-second advertisement for its Novi 3 and 3i smartphones.

Keep tabs on your Canon's shutter count (and more) with EOS Inspector 2

Keep up with how many shutter actuations your DSLR has amassed with the updated EOS Inspector 2 MacOS app.

CIPA: DSLRs outperformed mirrorless in February, compact cameras still tanking

CIPA has released its February report, which shows DSLR shipments pretty much flat, mirrorless camera shipments down by nearly 16%, and compact camera shipments down by almost 45%. Combined, that makes for a 27% drop in overall digital camera shipments.

Manager says Canon is willing to cannibalize DSLR sales with mirrorless cameras

In a report from last month, the president of Canon Marketing Japan, Masahiro Sakata, confirmed that Canon is willing to cannibalize its DSLR sales to invest in the "growth market" of mirrorless cameras.

The Canon EOS 4000D might be the cheapest DSLR ever launched

Canon Europe has launched the EOS 4000D, a still more cut-down version of the EOS 2000D/T7. The entry-level model will launch for around £330/€380 body only, which is the lowest launch price of any DSLR we can remember.

Canon illuminated buttons patent hints at future prosumer DSLR design

Future prosumer Canon DSLRs might feature light-up buttons, if this newly published patent is any indication of the camera company's plans.

Shooting with a used DSLR kit that cost me just $80

Photographer Micael Widell wanted to see just how affordable it could possibly be to get into digital photography—so he bought a full DSLR kit with battery grip and 50mm lens on eBay for just $80.

Why I swapped my 'pro' DSLR for the cheapest one out there

Photographer Ion Paciu was sick of workshop students commenting on how great his gear was... so he got rid of it. He swapped his 5D Mark III for a lowly SL1 and couple of kit lenses.

Nikon D3400 Review
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We've been testing the recently updated D3400. Though the updates are modest, the real question is can the camera still hold its weight against the competition?

Wireless tethering on a budget: control your camera from your phone or tablet for $40

Wireless tethering is nothing new, but it's not exactly a cheap proposition. Well, that's changed, as Seattle-based photographer Alan Lawrence shows on his blog. For around $40, you can wirelessly control and transfer images from your DSLR to your phone or tablet. Read more

Take a look around: traditional stills versus VR in Iceland

Recently, DPReview staffer Carey Rose took a personal trip to Iceland with the D810 in tow, while one of his travel buddies packed a Theta S along with his usual kit. Check out how the current state of accessible 360-degree stills capture compares to a good old-fashioned DSLR. Read more

CP+ 2016: Sigma MC-11 adapter is world's 1st to offer full range of AF modes on Sony E-mount

Sony's α-series of full-frame and APS-C cameras allow for an incredibly diverse range of lens options. What's been missing is the full range of advanced autofocus options Sony offers on native lenses, but not adapted third-party autofocus lenses. Sigma's new MC-11 adapter changes all that with Sigma's DSLR lenses, and we've got the video evidence to back it up. Learn more

CP+ 2016: Pentax K-1 past and present

It's finally here! We're at the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan where we got our hands on the new Pentax K-1. While we were at Ricoh's booth we also got a glimpse into the not-so-humble beginnings of Pentax's flagship full-frame DSLR. Read more

Nikon's New D5 and D500 Push the Boundaries of DSLR

CES 2016 saw the announcement of two important DSLRs from Nikon, including an update to its flagship line, as well as an almost mythical product many had given up hope of ever seeing: a true D300 replacement. The D5 and D500 really refine the DSLR with a number of under-the-hood improvements. In case you missed any, we've compiled and analyzed some of the most important underlying technologies in these cameras. Read on

Pulse aims to bring advanced wireless control to your DSLR

Pulse, a project currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, aims to bring wireless control to many Nikon and Canon DSLRs.

Life in a glass case: We peer at new Pentax full-frame DSLR

Ricoh's upcoming full-frame Pentax DSLR is getting more real! The last time we saw it, the as yet unnamed camera was barely more than a chunk of carved plastic, but at this week's Photo Plus Expo in New York, a much more advanced mockup was on display at the Ricoh booth. Briefly. Shortly after we asked for a closer look it was removed permanently from display and locked in a cupboard. Oh well. Click through for some closeups

Ricoh announces 24-70mm F2.8 for upcoming full-frame Pentax DSLR

We're still waiting for the much-teased full-frame DSLR, but Ricoh has today announced another full-frame zoom lens - the HD PENTAX-D FA 24-70mm F2.8 ED SDM WR, which features a weatherproof design and bright, constant maximum aperture. Read more

2014 Enthusiast DSLR Roundup
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There's a lot of action in the enthusiast DSLR segment at the moment, and this category in our seasonal roundup includes the top-performing APS-C DSLRs from each manufacturers. These cameras may not have full frame sensors, but what they do have is pro-level controls and features, borrowed from their high-end cousins. Read more in our 2014 enthusiast DSLR roundup

2014 Consumer DSLR Roundup
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Despite the emergence of the mirrorless class, the market is still dominated by conventional DSLRs. Large sensors, optical viewfinders, and sizable grips make them comfortable choices for many aspiring photographers. We cover seven consumer and mid-level models in this roundup. Find out which we recommend. Read more

1991 Nikon-Kodak hack was first DSLR in space

What was the first digital camera in space? It turns out in 1991 NASA sent a modified Nikon F3 with small Kodak CCD sensor and external processing unit on a shuttle mission. Called the Hawkeye II, this system used a RS-232 serial port to connect to its external gear. Kodak would use this platform as the basis for the DCS system, the first commercially available digital camera. Learn more

Weak Yen masks hard times as Mirrorless and DSLR sales decline

Manufacturers are putting on brave faces as compact sales continue their decline and interchangeable lens camera sales fail to shine. Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon and Olympus have all put out their financial results covering the Christmas period, and there's little to be positive about, with falling sales of interchangeable lens cameras being reported by the industry's biggest players.

Compare our reviewer's results for yourself.

DPReview Gear of the Year: Canon Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D

In this series of short articles, DPReview staff are highlighting their personal standout products of the year. It might be a camera, a lens, an accessory or even a piece of software.

Will consumer DSLRs  be 'dead in 5 years?'

Are smartphones killing the consumer-level DSLR?

The Weye Feye helps connect DSLRs without Wi-Fi capability to Android and iOS smartphones.

How to turn your smartphone into an SLR adapter

Photographer Michael Amos mounted his Android phone to a Canon SLR's viewfinder.

Crowdfunding campaign launched to expand Shutterbug Remote capabilities.

Best DSLRs and ILCs for less than $1000

In this article we're going to look at ten of the best DSLRs and ILCs under $1,000. We've included current cameras that we really like, and last-generation bargains, too.

Beginner's Guide Video: DSLR vs SmartPhone

DPReview just posted the first in an ongoing series of short videos aimed at the novice photographer. In this first segment hosts Jordan and Mark compare the results from a smartphone and an entry-level digital SLR in everyday shooting conditions such as low light, moving subjects and the challenge of capturing a flattering informal portrait. In future spots the video guides will be covering more practical shooting advice and diving into creative techniques in an effort to help beginners choose the right gear. 

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