Director and photographer Simon Meyer has taken to TikTok to show off how he creates his unusual collection of DIY 'lenses' made from various household objects, including potatoes, toilet paper rolls, shoes and even an Elmo stuffed animal.
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videoJan 15, 2022 at 15:00
Can you get a great lens for $125? We tested the 7Artisans 55mm F1.4 to find out. How does this budget friendly lens compare to the medium- and high-end lenses we usually review?
SponsoredJan 14, 2022 at 15:00
In this video we are joined by Atola Visuals to get an in depth look at the DJI OM5 - a powerful 3-axis gimbal for smartphone videographers and vloggers.
videoJan 13, 2022 at 21:32
A macro film shot by Russian filmmaker Vadim Sherbakov on a DJI Pocket 2 is inspiration for creating during cold winter months and lockdowns in some parts of the world.
videoJan 8, 2022 at 15:00
Chris and Jordan ventured into the frigid Canadian winter for their full review of the Nikon Z fc, earning Chris a beard full of ice. The good news? All those old-fashioned dials worked great with mittens. Watch this week's episode to see their verdict on this retro-looking camera.
videoJan 7, 2022 at 18:29
While he usually photographs wild cats, wildlife photographer Steve Winter was tasked by WIRED to photograph a domestic cat in a city studio. After shooting 112 images, how does Winter select his single best image?
videoJan 5, 2022 at 23:46
A YouTube creator who goes by NASS revived video footage obtained from the Internet Archive, and colorized it with added sound, to reveal what California looked like almost a century ago.
videoJan 5, 2022 at 16:18
YouTuber Wizard of Bricks has shared a tongue-in-cheek 'camera review' of a 179-piece LEGO set that builds a Leica-inspired 35mm rangefinder camera.
videoJan 5, 2022 at 15:00
It's a brand new year! That means it's time for Chris and Jordan to look into their crystal ball and predict all the big camera news of 2022 – before it happens. Find out what products and trends they expect to see in the coming year.
videoJan 1, 2022 at 15:00
A plane crash leaves the mirrorless flagships overexposed to the dynamic range of elements. Will Canon, Nikon & Sony come to their sensors and group together to weather the aberrations ahead, or will they cannibalize one another?
Video: 'Landscapes of Change' beautifully showcases the changing of seasons from an aerial perspective
videoDec 29, 2021 at 19:24
'Landscapes of Change' by Arvids Baranovs displays the change of all four seasons in one clever, beautifully executed video.
videoDec 20, 2021 at 21:18
The holidays are a great time to relax, spend time with family, and even do strange DIY projects. Fotodiox has a new DIY video that will show you how to create a telephoto pinhole lens using a Pringles can and a few other odds and ends.
The boys from Calgary are on a quest to find the best camera under $500 in 2021. Does such a beast still exist? This episode may reveal as much about the state of the camera market as it does about Chris and Jordan's personal gear preferences.
videoDec 17, 2021 at 15:04
Mathieu Stern is back, this time with a restoration video wherein he uses Photoshop and artificial intelligence to bring 110-year-old glass plate negatives back to life.
videoDec 15, 2021 at 15:00
We know, we know! You're getting tired of all the holiday gift guides for photographers, right? Well, this one's a bit different. Instead of focusing on things to buy for other people (see what we did there?), Jordan tells you what you should buy for yourself, particularly if you shoot video.
videoDec 14, 2021 at 16:58
Aerial filmmaker Vadim Sherbakov reveals the vast beauty of West Siberia with his latest film 'Spirit of Altai.' It was shot entirely on a DJI Air 2S drone.
This week Chris and Jordan compare the new Panasonic 24mm F1.8 and 35mm 1.8 to their closest competitors: the Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN and Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN. Which is best for L-mount? TLDR; they're all good lenses, but there are some big differences worth knowing about.
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...
videoDec 1, 2021 at 20:17
Gordon Laing is back again, this time to take an in-depth look at the PowerShot Pro1, a third-generation bridge camera from Canon that featured a familiar red ring that would never again show up on a fixed-lens Canon camera.
videoDec 1, 2021 at 15:00
There's an old adage about standards: the great thing about them is there are so many to choose from. That pretty accurately describes the state of USB power in 2021. In this video, Chris explains everything you need to know about USB power and how to use it.
videoDec 1, 2021 at 14:20
Ben Krasnow, from the YouTube channel Applied Science, has used a homemade X-ray camera to capture a timelapse that shows what goes on inside a zoom camera lens as it goes through its focal length range.
The new Sony a7 IV offers a range of updates over the popular a7 III, but at a higher introductory price. Are the new features worth the cost of upgrading? In this week's episode of DPRTV, Chris and Jordan get to the bottom of what makes the two cameras different, and which might be right for you.
Chris and Jordan have been testing a production EOS R3 and pushing it to the limits: high ISO tests, dynamic range, eye-controlled AF, flash photography and more! Also, find out whether Jordan had to worry about overheating when shooting video.
Video: An incredible microscopic look at plankton in motion shows the beauty of the oft-ignored organism
videoNov 18, 2021 at 19:05
Filmmaker and photographer Jan van Ijken has turned his microscope toward plankton for a new short film. Planktonium shows plankton in a way they are very rarely seen.
The Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 may seem like an odd focal range at first, but Chris argues that it hits the sweet spot for many people like wedding photographers, portrait shooters, and even for travel. It's also fast. Watch his full review to find out what he thinks of it.
videoNov 16, 2021 at 21:57
Filmmaker Seán Doran rescaled and remastered nearly 80,000 images captured by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory to create an incredible 4K timelapse of one month of the Sun's activity.
videoNov 13, 2021 at 15:00
The DJI Ronin 4D is a 4-axis gimbal with an integrated full-frame cinema camera. Despite some quirks, DPReview TV's Jordan Drake thinks it's one of the most innovative video products in years. Watch his review to find out why.
lens newsNov 11, 2021 at 18:08
The 'Deakinizer' lens was made and popularized by cinematographer Roger Deakins when he used a modified Arri Macro lens to capture dreamy, tilt-shift like shots for the movie Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
videoNov 10, 2021 at 15:12
Dr. Adrian Smith is back with another excellent slow-motion video of insects filmed with a high-speed Phantom camera. Dr. Smith's latest video is inspired by Stephen Dalton's book, 'Borne on the Wind: The Extraordinary World of Insects in Flight.'
The original Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 was a Goldilocks lens for many Sony E-mount shooters. Now Tamron is back with a second gen version that promises to be even better. Does it deliver on that claim? Chris and Jordan did a side-by-side comparison to find out.
videoNov 8, 2021 at 15:29
Gordon Laing is back at it again with another Retro Review. In this episode, Laing goes back 25 years to provide an in-depth overview of Nikon's unique Coolpix 300 camera, which was half compact camera, half PDA.
lens newsOct 28, 2021 at 18:11
Samyang's telephoto cine lens gets the MK 2 treatment, with weather sealing, a nine-bladed iris and the newer VDSLR design style
videoOct 28, 2021 at 12:00
Jordan is seriously impressed with the Nikon Z9's video capabilities. Find out why he calls it 'One of the most enjoyable experiences I've ever had.' Could it replace his trusty Panasonic S1H for video? Tune in to find out.
videoOct 27, 2021 at 18:46
Ken Dono, who runs the OriginalDobo channel on YouTube, felt reviewers didn't test out the stabilization of Google's Pixel 6 Pro Android phone. So, he strapped it to a phone to try it out.
Nikon Z9 teaser #4: Zero blackout viewfinder, fast burst modes and another look at the 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 S lens
videoOct 27, 2021 at 12:57
This is the fourth and final teaser Nikon is releasing—at least in an official capacity—ahead of its Z9 online launch event, which will take place tomorrow.
DaVinci Resolve 17.4 announced: Up to 5x faster on new M1 chips, improved performance and new features
videoOct 25, 2021 at 15:27
Blackmagic Design has announced DaVinci Resolve 17.4. The new version of the popular video editing application promises significantly improved performance, especially on Apple's new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips.
Nikon India leaks Z9 promo video revealing 8K/60p video, 120fps capture, 20fps Raw continuous shooting and more
videoOct 25, 2021 at 14:13
The leak was posted to Nikon India's YouTube channel, but was quickly removed. The slides in the video suggest the Z9 might have more power behind it than Nikon has so far led us to believe.
videoOct 20, 2021 at 12:32
Nikon's latest Z9 teaser video hints at very capable Eye AF and Vehicle AF modes. We also hear a burst of the shutter, which suggests 20 fps capture will be present on the flagship mirrorless camera system.
videoOct 18, 2021 at 15:26
While the teaser itself doesn't reveal much about the forthcoming camera, the metadata tags for the video premiere hint at the name of the camera and what sort of capabilities we're looking at.
videoOct 9, 2021 at 14:00
We shot this entire review on the iPhone 13 Pro. See real world examples of Cinematic Mode, Portrait Mode, Night Mode and more. Also, find out the one thing that made Jordan declare, 'It's like having a fork dragged across my eyeballs.'
videoOct 7, 2021 at 15:00
This week Jordan reviews the Panasonic BS1H, the company's first full-frame box camera. How does it compare to the S1H and Panasonic's first box camera, the BGH1? Tune in to find out if boxy is better.
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