As Fujifilm's latest flagship heaves into view, it re-opens the mystery of just what the X-H line represents, and what it means for the X-T series.
Articles tagged "opinion"
Jun 2, 2022 at 14:00
Canon, Fujifilm and Sony have announced APS-C cameras and lenses within a few days of each other. Does this point to a bright new dawn for the format, or is it simply coincidence? Richard Butler has thoughts. Because of course he does.
Feb 18, 2022 at 15:00
Chris Niccolls of DPReview TV has two passions: cameras and fishing. Both pursuits require the right gear, and the OM System OM-1 might just be the perfect tackle to land that adventure assignment of a lifetime.
Feb 17, 2022 at 15:00
Hybrid cameras that shoot both stills and video have been around for years, but haven't always been optimized to support both features. Canon's EOS R5C may be the first one to really get hybrid design right.
Jul 12, 2021 at 14:00
Apple's latest M1 Macs are a great choice for both photo and video editing, but they're a preview of coming attractions - not truly professional machines. Seven months after the introduction of M1, professionals are getting impatient.
Jul 9, 2021 at 13:00
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.
Jul 4, 2021 at 07:00
Fourteen months ago, DPReview editor Jeff Keller was supposed to be visiting the Galapagos Islands, but covid quickly changed his plans. In preparation for the trip, he had already planned on upgrading his camera system. Find out what Jeff settled on, and how he reached that decision.
Jun 20, 2021 at 14:00
The more we learn about the Canon EOS R3, the more it looks like a top-end sports camera. So why isn't it called the EOS R1? Richard Butler has been having thoughts again.
Scoring explained: Why we think the Fujifilm GFX 100S’ peers are cameras half its price (NOT the Sony a1)
May 23, 2021 at 14:00
Or: why scoring cameras is so challenging. In this article, Technical Editor Richard Butler muses on why it makes sense to compare both the Fujifilm GFX 100S and the Sony a1 to the Canon EOS R5, yet not to one another.
Opinion: 8K video can be worth the hassle. But not for everyone, and perhaps not for the reasons you might think…
May 20, 2021 at 14:00
8K delivers four times as much resolution as 4K, but do you need al those pixels? It depends on what you use them for and who's watching.
May 7, 2021 at 14:00
If camera companies want to truly compete with smartphones for relevance, they need to offer models that are as easy to use as a phone, but offer substantially better image quality.
Apr 14, 2021 at 04:00
Canon has just announced the development of what will be the highest-speed RF-mount camera yet, the EOS R3. It looks like a really interesting camera, but the R3 also points toward something else coming in the future; something even more capable. Here's what we know.
Mar 8, 2021 at 15:00
Nikon says its professional mirrorless camera will use a Stacked CMOS sensor. We look at why this one statement holds so much promise for the camera's performance.
Oct 18, 2020 at 13:00
Meet DPReview's new writer: Roger Cicala, founder of Lensrentals. Be nice – he's doing this for free, for some reason.
Oct 5, 2020 at 13:00
We know that Mark II versions of the Z6 and Z7 are on their way, but the question is: what kind of updates and upgrades they will offer? We put our heads together and came up with our wish list.
Aug 23, 2020 at 13:00
If you buy a new high-end camera, you'll probably have to stock up on new memory cards and card readers – with no guarantee that the format is here to stay. But it's not all bad news.
Aug 13, 2020 at 13:00
Have you ever been approached through social media, or even your own website, by a business or corporation asking for permission to use one of your photos... for free? Here's why that's wrong and how to figure out what to charge.
Jul 25, 2020 at 14:00
The Nikon Z5 can be seen almost a hybrid of the Z50 and Z6. So why is Technical Editor Richard Butler feeling so much more positive about the new camera than he was about its APS-C sibling? The answer comes from studying its rivals.
videoJul 8, 2020 at 13:00
Sony recently confirmed plans to launch a successor to the video-centric a7S II. We don't even know the name of the camera, but Jordan already has a feature wish list for the new 'a7S III' – and it doesn't include 8K.
Jun 26, 2020 at 13:00
Here's a fresh take on a classic debate, or why both film and digital are awesome.
May 22, 2020 at 14:00
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.
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 31, 2020 at 13:00
Shooting with an unusually capable compact taught Technical Editor Richard Butler the real photographic impact of sensor size and F-number, along with the role math could play in lens design.
Mar 17, 2020 at 14:00
Some photographers have been asking for years for a full-frame version of Fujifilm's popular X100 line. We get it – we want one too. But here's why we think it's unlikely to happen.
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.
Mar 8, 2020 at 14:00
Canon has finally given us a few details about its forthcoming EOS R5, but we can read between the lines a bit to get a clearer picture of where the RF lineup is heading.
Mar 3, 2020 at 14:00
More than a century after its invention, film photography is finding a new life alongside digital imaging, argues Hamish Gill of 35mmc.
Feb 28, 2020 at 15:00
The Fujifilm X-T4 is the company's most video-centric model yet, but omitting a headphone jack on the camera shows that Fujifilm still doesn't understand how video shooters work.
Feb 14, 2020 at 13:00
The FAA recently proposed rules that could impact all drone operators in the US, virtually requiring an internet connection to fly and a requirement to broadcast personally identifying information. Here's what's at stake and how to make your voice heard.
Feb 5, 2020 at 13:00
The X100V is the biggest refresh the series has seen since its inception. But Technical Editor Richard Butler is initially disappointed. Based on his own needs, anyway.
Jan 7, 2020 at 02:00
Could the D780 be the final chapter in the D700 saga? If so, DPR's Dan Bracaglia thinks it's a fitting conclusion to an epic series (unlike a popular movie that just debuted).
Jan 1, 2020 at 14:00
This time last year we say down as a team and came up with a list of new year's resolutions on behalf of the major camera and lens manufacturers. Here's how it all panned out.
Dec 30, 2019 at 14:00
Technical Editor Richard Butler takes a look at the technological leaps forward he's seen while covering the industry for the past decade, with autofocus capabilities and video capture leading the way.
Dec 30, 2019 at 14:00
Senior Editor Barney Britton reflects on the changes he's witnessed covering the photography industry for the past ten years – a period during which consumer digital photography came of age.
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.
Nov 5, 2019 at 14:00
Sony's a6600, its high-end APS-C mirrorless camera, has a lot going for it: fast burst speeds, in-body stabilization and a huge battery. But there's one big reason we wouldn't use it for events, and it's something you just won't find in the spec sheet.
Oct 23, 2019 at 05:41
We took a preproduction Fujifilm X-Pro3 to northern California to see what it's like to use. Turns out, it's okay to dislike the X-Pro3's new hidden LCD - that just means it's not for you.
Oct 11, 2019 at 14:00
Nikon's Z mount just evolved to include an APS-C product line. So what does this tell us about the company's APS-C strategy?
Oct 10, 2019 at 16:00
Nikon says it made the Z50 for Instagram users, but technical editor Richard Butler finds little evidence of this, which leaves him wondering who's going to buy it.
Oct 7, 2019 at 13:00
Two decades into the 'Digital Century', is there still a need for ultra-fast lenses? Here's why you might be better off with a new F1.8 prime instead.
Oct 3, 2019 at 15:51
The a9 II is a camera that the average DPReview reader will probably neither need nor buy. And Sony knows it. But that's fine - here's why.
Sep 12, 2019 at 11:00
After a string of so-so entry-level ILCs, Fujifilm appears to have pulled out all the stops with its new X-A7.
Are some people born with a better sense for composition? Are there rules anybody can learn to improve their artistic sense for framing a photo? Seasoned landscape photographer Nigel Danson ponders an age-old question and its implications for photographers.
mobileApr 18, 2019 at 13:00
For most of Managing Editor Allison Johnson's photography, smartphones have already replaced a traditional camera. But a recent trip reinforced a couple of key reasons why she's not ready to quite ready to leave the dedicated camera at home – yet.
Open letter to Panasonic: Innovations in manual focus could make Lumix S a winner for cinematographers
Feb 17, 2019 at 14:00
Panasonic is well known for including impressive video features on its cameras. In this article, professional cinematographer Jack Lam explains one killer feature the company could add to its S series that would shake up the industry – and it all comes down to manual focus.
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