Articles tagged "photography"

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For photographers who enjoy video games, a pair of upcoming PlayStation games look great

Photography has long played an important role in various video games. A pair of games hitting PlayStation next month utilize photography in very different ways. 35mm is a post-apocalyptic horror game in which the player freezes time with a 35mm film camera. Gran Turismo 7, on the other hand, uses advanced technology to let the player capture beautiful, realistic photos of cars at stunning locations around the world.

Slideshow: Winners of the Hasselblad Masters 2021 competition

The winners of the 80th annual Hasselblad Masters photography competition were announced today. Here's a gallery featuring the winners from each of the categories.

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2021

This year, despite the disruption, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. Now, as the year winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2021 DPReview Awards!

Erez Marom: On Originality in Landscape Photography

In this article, landscape photographer Erez Marom explains how he thinks about the concept of originality in landscape photography, and how the creation of unique images is still possible, even in over-shot locations.

Some of the oldest American photographs were found in a workshop in New York

Henry Fitz Jr., Alexander Wolcott and John Johnson were among the first to capture daguerreotypes in the United States. Their early images are believed to be some of the oldest in American history.

Video: First-ever look at crystals forming in real-time at atomic resolution

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have observed salt crystals forming in real-time at the atomic level for the first time.

The Beginning of Photography: The Drama of 1839

The year 1839 began with the announcement that people could make permanent pictures. But it was the middle of that year before anyone (other than the few inventors) really could. And the drama involved meant that for quite a while after 1839, some people couldn't.

Slideshow: Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 winners and finalists

The South Australian Museum recently announced the winners and finalists for the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 competition.

Slideshow: Ocean Photography Awards 2021 finalists

We’ve rounded up the finalists for the 2021 Ocean Photography Awards, which were recently announced.

Roger Cicala: Imaging before photography - a history lesson (Part 1)

A decade ago I wrote some articles on the history of photography. Now I'm writing an eBook. Slowly... In the meantime, Barney and I thought we'd post the first chapter here on DPReview to see if anyone would be interested. Anyone other than me and Barney.

Video: Relaxing shutter sounds from 18 cameras is ASMR for photographers

Photographer Sails Chong has access to a very diverse collection of cameras. He's recorded their sounds in a new, hypnotic video.

Days Inn offers a $10,000 payday and free travel within the U.S. to a talented photographer

Days Inn by Wyndham has brought back its 'Sunternship' program for 2021. This August, a selected photographer will be paid $10,000 and have their travel expenses covered during a customizable two-week trip within the United States.

How an artist pretended to be a European socialite to capture photos of luxurious NYC apartments

A recent article in Architectural Digest shares how Hungarian artist Andi Shmied used a bit of social engineering to capture photographs of some of New York City’s most opulent pieces of real estate.

Photography-themed playing cards take a gamble on Kickstarter

The Dutch Card House Company launches a set of neat playing cards with a fun photography theme.

Shutterstock’s $74M TurboSquid acquisition could change the landscape of stock photography

The purchase expands Shutterstock's offerings, positioning it as a marketplace for customers who are embracing computer-generated 2D images over traditional stock photography.

SkyPixel announces 6th annual drone photo and video contest

SkyPixel has announced their 6th annual drone photography and videography competition.

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2020

This year, despite the disruption, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. Now, as the year winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2020 DPReview Awards!

Photographer captures the highest resolution snowflake photos in the world

Nathan Myhrvold designed a custom camera built around a 100MP medium format image sensor to capture beautiful, detailed microscopic images of snowflakes. You've seen snow, but perhaps not quite like this.

Slideshow: Winners of the 1st annual Aerial Photography Awards

Winners and special mentions were recently announced for the 1st annual Aerial Photography Awards. we've rounded them up into a gallery for you to peruse.

Slideshow: Winners of the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

The 56th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition recently announced its winners.

Video: The history of cameras in space and how iconic space photos were captured

Cameras have been in space since 1961 and have captured many iconic images over the past 60 years. Scott Manley has published an informative and fascinating new video discussing the history of cameras in space.

Lime One is a compact, easy to use light meter you attach to your camera's shoe mount

German mechatronics engineer Johannes Heberlein has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his Lime One compact light meter. The light meter, designed for use with analog cameras, promises simple operation and real-time metering capabilities.

Slideshow: Winners of the 2020 Drone Photo Awards from Siena Awards

The international competition dedicated to aerial photography, hosted by Siena Awards, recently announced their 2020 winners. We've rounded them up into a gallery.

Curated film subscription service launched by Analogue Wonderland

The new film subscription service aims to expand user's experience of different emulsions and give new and returning photographers a taste of what's available

Photo competitions you can enter right now

Got a competitive streak? Bookmark this page for a list of open photo competitions, updated throughout the year.

Video: Photographer Martin Henson shows the versatility of pinhole cameras from his backyard

Photographer Martin Henson takes to his backyard to showcase his pinhole camera workflow and demonstrate some of the interesting ways photographers can use a pinhole camera.

Dreamstime increases royalties for stock photo contributors in response to COVID-19's economic impact

Photographers, like many professionals, have been impacted by COVID-19. To help photographers during these troubled times, stock photo agency Dreamstime has announced a temporary increase in their royalties structure.

Slideshow: The winner and finalists from the 2020 GDT Nature Photographer of the Year contest

Winners and finalists were recently selected for GDT's Nature Photographer of the Year, 2020, competition.

Stay creative in lockdown with these fun photo projects

Just because we can't get out and about like we normally would doesn’t mean we have to stop taking pictures. There’s still plenty you can do, provided you're prepared to use some imagination. Here are a few ideas to keep you shooting until normal life resumes.

A beginner's guide to lighting tools – with stay-at-home-friendly DIY versions

Running out of isolation projects? Here's how you can use common household supplies and tools to craft your own DIY studio lighting solutions.

Shooting photos with anamorphic lenses is a fun way to get out of a creative rut

Anamorphic lenses aren't typically used for still photography, so we decided to try it out using accessory lenses from Moondog Labs and Moment. As one of our editors discovered, it can be a fun, creative challenge.

The gear that changed my (photographic) life: Nikon's 35mm F2 AF-D

It was a humble 35mm F2 lens that helped DPR Reviews Editor Carey Rose become a better photographer.

Photos: SkyPixel 5th anniversary aerial imagery contest winners

Stuck inside? Feast your eyes on some spectacular images from the great outdoors. Winning images feature subjects ranging from active volcanoes to dramatic views of manmade structures, all captured from the air.

Slideshow: Sony World Photography announces 2020 National Awards Winners

Winners across 63 countries were recently announced for Sony World Photography's National Awards 2020. Here are some of the winning images.

Adobe releases February update for its suite of photography-centric applications

The updates add features and functionality to Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic and Lightroom for macOS, Windows, iOS, iPadOS, Android and ChromeOS.

The importance of emotion in landscape photography

Have you ever looked at a photo and imagined yourself in that location? Has that image triggered an emotion? Emotion and art go hand in hand, but how important is it in landscape photography?

Lomography launches its LomoChrome Purple in 110 format cartridges

The ISO 100-400 film 'forces you to think outside the box, turning blues to greens, greens to purples and yellows to pinks, all while maintaining those rich red tones,' according to Lomography.

Florian Ledoux's arctic photos illustrate the effects of climate change

Award-winning French photographer Florian Ledoux has captured photos of the arctic from both a drone's perspective and the ground.

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2019

This year, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. As 2019 winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2019 DPReview Awards!

This designer end table also functions as a Lightbox for product photography

For those times when your latest lunch needs the best light possible without having to whip out the whole studio setup.

These are the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 semi-finalists

With close to 60,000 images submitted from around the globe, Red Bull Illume is the world's largest adventure and action sports imagery contest. Here are a few semi-finalist highlights.

Landscape photography with a drone: disadvantages and limitations part 2

For all of their advantages, drones have another key weakness: they're quite easy to lose. Here are some common pitfalls that might bring your drone to an untimely end – and how you can avoid them.

Ilford Photo updates its Multigrade darkroom paper, introduces Ortho Plus film in smaller formats

The company's famous darkroom paper gets a warmer base and deeper blacks, while the green/blue sensitive film will be manufactured for 35mm and 120 medium format cameras

Lomography launches preorders for Berlin Kino B&W 2019 Edition film

The 'new' film is a re-worked formula of Lomography's Berlin Kino B&W film that's said to add ''an upgrade in [photographers'] freedom of creative choice, no matter if they shoot with 35mm or 120 format.'

Polaroid Originals discontinues Spectra film due to the condition of aging cameras

Polaroid Originals has announced that it is discontinuing production of its wide-format Spectra film. The reason, CEO Oskar Smolokowski said in a statement on the company's blog today, is due to the degraded nature of existing wide-format cameras.

Landscape photography with a drone: the advantages - part 1

Want to shoot flowing lava without burning your ears off? Can't walk on water? Can't breathe toxic fumes? Drones can get shots that simply aren't achievable in any other way.

Filmtypes website makes emulsion comparison easy for analogue shooters

An Austrian photography enthusiast has created a site that makes comparing film types really easy, and which pulls in examples from Flickr so users can see sample shots that show what the film is like and good for.

Video: Photographer debunks popular food photography ‘hacks’

Not all food photography hacks are what they seem. Commercial food photographer Scott Choucino breaks down a number of tips that aren't what viral online videos might've led you to believe.

Pelican launches 1510 and 1535 Carry On cases with hybrid TrekPak and Pick N Pluck interiors

Pelican has launched a new collection of cases that combines its Pick N Pluck foam with the TrekPak travel system to create the ultimate modular storage solution for photo gear.

Black Hole Sun: Shooting the Total Solar Eclipse in Argentina

Erez Marom traveled to Northern Argentina to photograph the recent total solar eclipse, where the combination of clear skies, a low sun and a two-minute totality window made for a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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