We're as guilty as anyone of getting excited about shiny new gear and features, but let's not lose sight of the gear we already have by our side. Let's better appreciate what we have, consider what gives us joy, and get out there to take some photos.
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Plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors in 2023. After careful consideration, healthy debate, and a few heated arguments, we're proud to announce the winners of the 2023 DPReview Awards!
Dec 19, 2022
Lensrentals has published the annual roundup of its most-rented gear for 2022. As in 2021, Canon and Sony dominated the rental shares. However, DSLR gear, like Canon EF cameras and lenses, dipped in popularity, while Sony gear was more rented than in 2021.
It's that magical time of the year when Chris and Jordan look back on the year's best and worst releases of photo and video gear. Tradition dictates a drinking game, and this year it's a doozy...
Accidents happen. Lensrentals sends a lot of gear out to customers, and sometimes the gear returns with damage. In a new blog post, Lensrentals shares common ways that cameras and lenses are damaged and destroyed.
Camera accessory company Nine Volt now offers a camera body cap that includes a secret compartment designed to hold an Apple AirTag tracking device, giving victims of camera theft hope for recovering a lost camera.
While on holiday in southern Australia, Sydney resident Graham Tait became the victim of theft when someone broke into his car at a hotel and stole $10,000 worth of items, including a laptop and two cameras. Thanks to Apple AirTags, Tait quickly located his gear.
Lensrentals has published its roundup of the most popular rented gear for 2021. As has been the case in recent years, both Canon and Sony top the charts
Lensrentals has shared what new equipment, released throughout 2021, was the most rented by photographers and cinematographers from around the world.
It's that time of the year when Chris and Jordan look back on the year's best and worst releases of photo and video gear. As has become traditional, they've devised a drinking game to help ensure that their recollection ends up as hazy as the output of the worst lens...
Aug 10, 2021
The website includes detailed explainers as well as a visual quiz where you can test whether or not you are able to distinguish genuine products versus counterfeit products.
Aug 2, 2021
Photographer Dave Holland has captured behind-the-scenes images of Sony’s service center for press photographers covering the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Photographer Vincent Kalut has captured some behind-the-scenes photos of Nikon’s on-site service center at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, showing off the hundreds of cameras and lenses available for photographers to use.
Jul 23, 2021
The Pelican Rugged Camera Lens Covers come in Black and Coyote (tan) colors and retail for $25 each.
Double-exposures, light leaks, color shifts from aging, misaligned frame advances – these all can be happy accidents. Sometimes the universe adds a gentle touch to your photos, sometimes it takes them away completely. It's all part of the fun of shooting film.
videoFeb 8, 2021
Last Friday, a pair of real estate photographers captured images near a park in San Francisco. After leaving, a vehicle pulled up behind them in traffic, smashed the back window, and made off with a bag of equipment worth $7,000.
Dec 31, 2020
In a year so very different from others, little has changed on the photography gear rental front. Canon takes 7 of the top 10 spots, with Sony taking the remaining three, and Nikon overtakes Sigma for third place.
Misery loves company, so we're sharing stories of cameras and lenses we sold and now regret letting go of – and inviting you to do the same.
What makes the Canon AE-1 so special to Editor Dan Bracaglia is its ability to connect him back to the childhood curiosity and excitement that originally made him fall in love with photography.
We're continuing to highlight our favorite reader responses to the question "What piece of gear made the biggest impact on your photography?" Answers this time ranged from books to mentors to classic film cameras and beyond.
The controller runs off two 'AAA' batteries and can remotely control Edelkrone's line of dollies, heads, jibs and sliders from up to 25m (82ft) away.
As we've been sharing stories of the gear that made the biggest difference to our photography, DPR readers have been responding with theirs. Here are some of our favorite responses so far.
As stay-at-home orders continue to increase, we've rounded up a few deals on gear, courses, webinars and more from around the photography community.
Mar 20, 2020
Lensrentals founder and owner, Roger Cicala, has shared a post explaining what you should (and shouldn't) be doing to keep yourself and your gear as clean as possible amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 23, 2020
Spider Holster has launched four new products, including two updated versions of existing gear, that make life easier for photographers.
videoDec 31, 2019
Ring in the new year with a laugh thanks to this parody music video that pokes fun at photographers who might just suffer from Gear Acquisition Syndrome, less affectionately referred to as G.A.S.
As has become a year-end tradition, Lensrentals has shared the details of what brands, mounts, cameras, lenses and accessories it's rented out throughout 2019.
Planning to do any outdoor photography this winter? Here are some products you might want to take with you.
We've rounded up some of the best deals on cameras, lenses and accessories from around the web.
Expanded insurance coverage now also includes theft by the renter, in addition to previous coverage which included damage, loss and theft from the renter.
Jared Polin of FroKnowsPhoto has shared a new video with the self-explanatory title ‘ASMR Photography.’
The four thieves made off with more than $50,000 in cameras and accessories from Hunt's Photo and Video in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Tenba has unveiled a collection of products to help keep lenses, cables, batteries and more safe and organized when traveling and shooting.
Gear Offer is an online marketplace for selling and buying used camera gear with fees lower than both Amazon and eBay.
More than $200,000 in camera gear was stolen from Ffordes camera shop located in northern Scotland. Ffordes is asking anyone with information to come forward in an effort to retrieve the stolen equipment.
If you look at the cameras used to shoot the winning photos in the prestigious World Press Photo 2018 competition, you'll see that DSLRs dominated over mirrorless, and Nikon dominated over everyone.
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