Articles tagged "studio"

Officials say Apple's claim of 'studio quality' portraits on iPhone X, Xs isn't misleading

Two challenges to Apple’s claim that its iPhone X can shoot studio quality portraits have been turned down by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2

Microsoft quietly unveiled the next generation of products in its Surface lineup, including the Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2.

Now we know: Sony a9 is sharper than we thought

We've reshot the Sony a9 in our studio. The short story: it's sharper! The long story... well you can read it all here.

NanGuang releases compact LED panels and accessories for studio use

Chinese lighting and accessory manufacturer NanGuang has revealed a new compact LED light panel for studio use, as well as a wall arm and a background support kit.

Throwback Thursday: when studio lenses retire

We didn't have to travel far down memory lane to find the Nikkor 50mm F1.4D. Having shot it recently on the D5, DPR staffer Carey Rose shares some thoughts on using this classic lens with modern camera bodies. Read more

Adorama Flashpoint Budget Studio Monolight Review

Offered in 160W ($70) or 300W ($100) power intensities, Adorama's Budget Studio Monolights are geared toward studio photographers who are just starting out and are constrained by modest budgets. At a fraction of the price of professional heads, can the Flashpoint Budget Studio lights do the job? Find out in our review

Fujifilm X-T1 images added to studio test scene

We just added studio test scene images to our First Impressions Review of the Fujifilm X-T1. The X-T1 takes many familiar elements we've seen before in X-Series cameras but incorporates them in more DSLR-like shape and with even more external control. We also got a version of Adobe Camera Raw that supports the camera and have added it to our test scene comparison tool.

We've put Nokia's newest smartphones through Dpreview's imaging tests.

Kickstarter project aims to make low-budget product photography easier and better.

Comparing Nokia's Pureview technology down to the pixel.

iPhone 5s Studio Comparison
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We lined up for the new Apple iPhone 5s this morning, and Dpreview's Studio Manager Kelcey Smith wasted no time in getting it into our studio, to take a critical look at how its new camera performs.
Nikon Coolpix A Preview updated with studio comparison pages

We've just updated our preview of the Nikon Coolpix A with a full set of studio shots, showing image quality in both JPEG and RAW capture modes. This is in addition to a gallery of real-world samples, and first impressions of our initial findings from shooting with the camera both in and out of the studio. The Nikon Coolpix A features a 16MP CMOS sensor, and a fixed, 28mm equivalent F2.8 lens. Click through for a link to our preview, which now includes our studio comparison pages. 

Studio comparison images added to Panasonic GH3 Preview

We've just posted an update to our preview of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3, adding updated product photography (the camera we originally used had a non-final grip material) and three pages of studio comparison images, both JPEG and Raw. We're working on the remaining studio tests, and intend to add at least four more pages to this preview in the next few days, with a samples gallery and more detailed impressions on the camera's handling and performance. Look out for that towards the end of the week, but for now, click through to go to the updated preview. 

Do-It-Yourself lights for product photographers: step-by-step tutorial
This step-by-step "behind the scenes" tutorial shows how to produce a stunning product shot on a very modest budget using ONLY household lights from a home improvement store plus some creativity.