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Throwback Thursday: the ups and downs of running DCResource

It's been twenty years since Jeff Keller founded the Digital Camera Resource Page, one of the first websites dedicated to digital photography. Jeff, who has been at DPReview for nearly five years, looks back at the rise and fall of consumer digital cameras and his website.

Throwback Thursday: the Samsung NX1 is still impressive three years later

Introduced just three years ago, the Samsung NX1 was both a technological tour-de-force and a great camera to use, earning one of the highest scores we've ever awarded and winning our 2015 Innovation Award. But its short-lived run in the photo world leaves us wondering what could have been.

The camera I almost bought (again and again): The Canon PowerShot G5

After almost fifteen years of nearly buying one, Barney recently found a working Canon PowerShot G5 in his local thrift shop. It must be Throwback Thursday.

Throwback Thursday: Google Nexus One

Yesterday Google introduced their latest and greatest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. It's easy to forget that the company has been designing phones for over seven years, starting with 2010's Nexus One.

Throwback Thursday: Sigma SD1

The Sigma SD1, announced in 2010, was the company's first DSLR to feature the 15 megapixel (times three) Foveon X3 sensor. It also had an available burl wood veneer that looked great in a Bentley.

Throwback Thursday: the Canon PowerShot G1

The venerable Canon PowerShot G1 was announced seventeen years ago this week, marking the start of a line of enthusiast-focused compacts that's still alive and kicking.

Throwback Thursday: Alpha A700, Sony's first high-end DSLR

Turning ten years old this week is the A700, Sony's first high-end DSLR after fully taking over Konica Minolta's camera business. With plenty of Minolta DNA, it debuted in September 2007 to take on the likes of Canon's 40D and Nikon's D300.

Throwback Thursday: Olympus E-P1

With today's introduction of the OM-D E-M10 III, we thought it would be nice to jump back in time to 2009, when Olympus announced the PEN E-PL1, its first mirrorless camera.

Throwback Thursday: the Nikon D700

With the release of the Nikon D850, we got to thinking all the way back to 2008, when the company released its first 'compact' full-frame DSLR, the popular and highly capable D700.

Flip to flop: the pocket camcorder flash in the pan

Photoshop. GoPro. Every once in a while a product emerges that defines a category. And sometimes, it vanishes just as quickly as it arrived on the scene. This week's Throwback Thursday remembers the Flip, the pocket camcorder everyone had – until they didn't.

Throwback Thursday: the iPhone 4S

It was by no means the first smartphone with a camera, but with an updated 8MP unit dubbed 'iSight,' the iPhone 4S took a significant step forward in the world of mobile imaging.

Throwback Thursday: Adobe Lightroom 1.0

When Richard joined the beta program for Adobe's Lightroom over ten years ago, he fully admits he was just looking for easy access to a decent Raw processor. He wasn't expecting it to totally change the way he worked.

The Vertical ELPH: remembering Canon's PowerShot TX1 hybrid camera

Take one Digital ELPH (or IXUS), rotate it vertically, add a fully articulating LCD and a lens with a camcorder-like focal length, and what do you get? Why, the Canon PowerShot TX1, of course. In this week's Throwback Thursday we revisit Canon's one-of-a-kind hybrid stills/video camera.

Throwback Thursday: Canon IXUS 50 / SD400 Digital ELPH

The Canon IXUS 50 (known as the SD400 Digital ELPH in North America) was one of a string of high-performing, pocketable PowerShots of the mid-2000s. In this week's throwback Thursday, Barney casts his mind back to 2005.

Recycled: the Dakota Digital single-use digital camera

In 2003, someone decided that the world needed a 'disposable' digital camera. In this week's Throwback Thursday, we take a look at the Dakota Digital single-use digital camera, which you could pick up at your local Ritz Camera store for just $11.

You mean they made cameras, too? A tribute to the Samsung NX10

Samsung may have exited the camera industry in 2016, but it achieved a lot. And it all started with the APS-C format NX10, the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday.

Sony's Mavica FD71 liked floppy disks, hated magnets

In this weeks' Throwback Thursday article, Simon raises a toast to the Sony Digital Mavica FD71 - a little camera which used really big memory cards.

Hot mess: Remembering the Leica M8

Leica's first attempt at an M-series digital rangefinder was rough around the edges, but set a pattern for all of the cameras that came after it. In this week's Throwback Thursday article, Barney remembers the M8.

Undercooked: Canon's first CMOS-based compact, PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon tried something different when it put a CMOS sensor into its PowerShot SX1 superzoom. While users got 1080p video and fast burst speeds, there was a pretty big trade-off. In this week's Throwback Thursday we travel back to 2008 to learn why Canon didn't make another CMOS-based superzoom for three years.

Throwback Thursday: The Canon PowerShot G3

In this week's Throwback Thursday article, Dale travels back in time to 2002 for a look at the Canon PowerShot G3.

It's a photo album... and a camera: the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1

Not only was 2005's Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 a respectable ultra-compact camera – it also had a 500-shot photo album and large 3" touch LCD for easy photo sharing (and painting).

Nikon D3: The camera that changed everything

When Nikon released the full-frame D3 in 2007, it changed the professional photography industry. In this week's Throwback Thursday, Barney remembers a legend.

Throwback Thursday: Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

Back in 2004 Olympus announced the C-8080 Wide Zoom, bearing a 28-140mm lens that was designed to be as good as the Zuiko lenses found on the company's DSLRs. Read more

Looking back: Canon's eye-controlled focus

In this week's Throwback Thursday, Dale jumps into the wayback machine to look at Canon's eye-controlled focus, a promising technology introduced during the film era, but which never quite made the jump to digital. Read more

'The only camera that ever got me a date' - Remembering the Canon EOS-1D Mark II

In this week's throwback Thursday article, Barney looks back fondly at the Canon EOS-1D Mark II of 2004. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Minolta DiMAGE X

There were many 'races' in the compact camera market back when they were selling like hotcakes. One of them was just how small a camera could be. One of those mini-cameras was the Minolta DiMAGE X, the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday. Read more

Throwback Thursday: The DSLR-A900, Sony's first full-frame camera

Since Sony just announced their new flagship a9 mirrorless camera, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at the company's first full-framer: the DSLR-A900. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Pokémon Snap

It's been almost 18 years since Nintendo brought its photography-centric Pokémon game to the US. It was an unlikely hit and remains close to one DPR staffer's heart. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Entering the DSLR world with the Canon EOS 10D

The Canon EOS 10D was a hugely advanced camera when it was announced in 2003. In this week's Throwback Thursday, Barney looks back at the 10D, and shares some memories of his first DSLR. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Nikon D70

In 2004 Nikon launched its first sub-$1000 DSLR, the Nikon D70. The D70 shared many components with its older and more expensive sibling D100 and offered more manual control and customizability than its direct rival from Canon, the EOS 300D (Digital Rebel). Read more

Throwback Thursday: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3, Multi-Aspect Master

While other manufacturers were piling on Megapixels and longer lenses, Panasonic went with a lower resolution CCD and a bright (but short) lens on its Lumix DMC-LX3. The result was one of the best compact cameras of that era. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Our first cameras

This week, DPR staffers throw it all the way back to their very first camera – film and digital. Find out where it all started for us, and tell us about your very first camera. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the Olympus C-2100UZ

The Olympus C-2100UZ only offered a 2MP sensor, but its stabilized 38-380mm equiv. zoom lens went a long way to make up for its resolution shortcomings. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1, travel zoom pioneer

In February 2006, Panasonic introduced its Lumix TZ1, which packed a 10x optical zoom lens into a body just 40mm (1.6in) thick. Learn more about the world's first travel zoom camera in this week's Throwback Thursday. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L

This week the Sigma 'Art' line gained a lens seemingly everyone had been asking for: a 24-70mm F2.8 zoom, which nowadays seems like a required lens for many professional shooters. Today we go back to where it all began: Canon's 24-70mm F2.8L. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the Nikon D80

We missed the Nikon D80's tenth birthday last September, so we're doing right by making it our choice for this week's Throwback Thursday. Incidentally, it was also staffer Carey Rose's first 'serious' camera. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Minolta's prosumer DiMAGE 7

In this week's Throwback Thursday we take a look at the Minolta DiMAGE 7, a $1500 prosumer camera with an unconventional design, a long lens and tons of direct controls. Read on

Throwback Thursday: doing the twist with the Nikon Coolpix 950

One of the most-anticipated cameras of 1999 was the Nikon Coolpix 950. With its unique design, relatively fast lens and 2.1MP CCD, it was the camera to beat. Take a look back in this week's Throwback Thursday. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Five camera accessories you probably didn't need

Plenty of useful camera accessories come on to the market every year – but among them are some real duds. We took a fond look back at some of the accessories of the past decade or so that left us scratching our heads. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Fujifilm X100

The first Fujifilm X-series camera, the FinePix X100, debuted in 2010 with handsome looks, great image quality and a swath of technical glitches that many photographers were happy to ignore. With numerous updates over the years, the X100 has truly become a modern classic. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the Panasonic GH1 - mirrorless video arrives

Last week at CES Panasonic officially unveiled its newest flagship model, the GH5. This week we take a look back at the first camera in the series: The Panasonic GH1. Read more

 

Throwback Thursday: the Samsung i70, a portable media player

Ten years ago at CES, Samsung launched a camera that doubled as a portable media device – the i70. Suffice to say, it didn't take off as well as another 'i' device launched that year. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Apple QuickTake cameras, pioneers of consumer digital photography

While Apple Inc. is known for being a pioneer in the world of computers and smartphones, it also produced some of the first consumer digital cameras. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Stylus-toting, web-browsing Ricoh RDC-i700

These days, we take things like touchscreen displays and Wi-Fi for-granted. But back in 2000 there existed a camera that had Internet connectivity and a lot more. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Olympus C-211 Zoom Digital Printing Camera

If you want to see a truly rare camera, look no further than the Olympus C-211 Zoom Digital Printing Camera. Even if you could find one, actually printing something is near-impossible. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the dual-lens Kodak EasyShare V570

Before dual-lens smartphones were all the rage, the Kodak EasyShare V570 offered two sensor/lens combinations in one unique package. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Olympus E-10

In the year 2000, a camera like nothing before it arrived: the Olympus E-10. With a fast lens, tons of dials and buttons, and the ability to use the optical viewfinder and live view at the same time, it was an impressive (but expensive) beast. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Casio QV-4000

One of the first 4MP compacts on the market, the QV-4000 boasted more than a hundred weirdly specific, user-selectable 'Best Shot' scene modes. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Fujifilm FinePix F601 Zoom

Fujifilm's vertically-oriented compact camera packed a 3 megapixel Super CCD sensor, Motion JPEG video at 15 fps and an ultra-high ISO of 1600. Read more

Throwback Thursday: Olympus C-3040 Zoom

In the year 2000, Olympus updated its enthusiast-friendly digital zoom compact. The C-3040 Zoom turns 16 years old this month, and though $800 sounds steep for a 3MP superzoom, it was a pretty good deal in its time. Read more

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