July 7
NASA shares test image from Webb's Fine Guidance Sensor, the deepest image of the universe ever captured

We're just five days away from the first full-color scientific images from the James Webb Space Telescope being unveiled to the world. In the meantime, NASA has shared a test image from Webb's Fine Guidance Sensor, which is, at least for now, the deepest image of the universe ever captured.

Laowa 12-24mm F5.6 C-Dreamer Sample Gallery

Laowa's latest lens, the 12-24mm F5.6 C-Dreamer, is an ultra-wide full frame zoom at a very affordable price. Aside from the slower F5.6 aperture are there any compromises? Time to pixel peep!

Ricoh announces standalone GRIIIx Urban Edition camera for $1050

Previously, the GRIIIx Urban Edition was only available as part of a kit. Now, the camera will be available as a standalone purchase. However, you’ll only be saving $50 compared to the $1100 kit version.

DPReview TV: Laowa 12-24mm F5.6 C-Dreamer Review

It's small, inexpensive and incredibly wide. How does Laowa's latest full-frame lens perform?

July 6
Darktable celebrates its 10-year anniversary with substantial version 4.0.0 update

Darktable, a free open source raw editor, has been updated to version 4.0.0. The latest release adds many new features, including color and exposure mapping, filmic v6, a new color space, revamped UI and much more.

Camera makers, can you hear me? It's time to take audio seriously

Cameras keep adding video features, but after testing one too many video-oriented models without a complete set of audio ports, Richard Butler just had to rant. He also suggests an alternative solution camera makers could employ that doesn't require extra ports at all.

Godox's $69 Lux Junior is a cute retro-inspired hotshoe flash for digital and film cameras

The Lux Junior would look right at home on any retro-styled mirrorless camera, or even attached to an old film camera you have sitting around.

Xiaomi unveils the 12S Ultra, its Leica-branded flagship with a new 50.3MP 1"-type Sony sensor

After offering a few bits of information last week, Xiaomi has taken the wraps off its new 12S series of smartphones, and they offer impressive photo specs. The phones have been co-developed with Leica.

Nikon's Z9 gets 2.1 firmware update with improved AF, High-Frequency Flicker Reduction mode

Firmware version 2.1 for the Nikon Z9 comes just three months after Nikon announced a major v2.0 update. In addition to a new High-Frequency Flicker Mode, Nikon has also improved AF tracking in various shooting modes.

July 5
DZOFilm Marlin 1.6x Expander adapts Super35 lenses to full-frame cinema cameras

Do you have a Super35 lens you want to use on a full-frame camera? Then you're in luck, as that's precisely what the DZOFilm Marlin 1.6x Expander promises to accomplish.

Video: A rare, unique view of fireworks launching and igniting from a barge

in celebration of Independence Day in America, a GoPro Hero 8 camera was placed on a barge, nestled between hundreds of explosive fireworks. The resulting footage is captivating and provides a unique view not often seen (for good reason).

Got a minute? Watch Richard race the clock and try to explain certain topics in under 60 seconds.

Watch Richard race the clock as he explains topics such as what Log is, why manufacturers have several log curves and what the HEIC a HEIF is all in under sixty seconds in our social series Under A Minute.

Slideshow: Urban Wildlife Photo Awards finalists and winners

The Urban Wildlife Photo Awards has announced the winners and finalists for their competition. We've rounded up the winners and some of the best finalists into a gallery.

Sony ZV-E10 vs Nikon Z30: which is the best vlogging camera?

We take a closer look at how the dedicated vlogging / content creator models from Sony and Nikon compare for both video and photo taking.

DPReview TV: Jordan walks us through Panasonic GH6 Firmware 2.0 and why it matters

Panasonic has released firmware version 2.0 for the GH6 camera, and it's all about ProRes and ProRes Raw. Does this make it the ultimate video machine? Will Jordan's torrid love affair with the GH6 continue? Tune in to find out.

July 2
Tutorial: How to photograph fireworks for 4th of July (or any celebration for that matter)

Photographer Stewart Marsden, the official photographer for the London New Year fireworks display and a National Geographic contributor, has written a lengthy tutorial that shows how to capture the best fireworks photographs possible.

July 1
Xiaomi teases 12S Ultra smartphone with brand-new 1"-type Sony IMX989 image sensor

Ahead of a full announcement next week, details have emerged about Xiaomi's upcoming flagship smartphone, the 12S Ultra. The phone, co-developed with Leica, will include the Sony IMX989 sensor, a new 1"-type sensor that Xiaomi reportedly developed alongside Sony.

James Webb Space Telescope’s first color images to be ‘farther than humanity has ever looked before’

We're less than two weeks from seeing the first scientific images from the James Webb Space Telescope. The images have been decades in the making.

Film Friday: A tribute to the Olympus OM-1 on its 50th anniversary

Kosmo Foto founder, Stephen Dowling, has written a comprehensive tribute to the Olympus OM-1, a camera that set a new path for SLRs with its compact form factor and extensive lineup of lenses.

June 30
It's magic: Using an IR camera and Raspberry Pi to scan an invisibly marked card deck during a magic performance

The Nettle Magic Project uses a hidden Raspberry Pi device with an IR camera to scan and decode a deck of cards marked with invisible UV reactive ink. The scan produces a full breakdown of the deck and delivers it to the performer in nearly real-time.

Meike announces new $250 50mm F0.95 manual lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras

The lens is fully manual and is available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E-mount camera systems.

Hands-on with Nikon's new Nikkor Z 400mm F4.5 VR S super-telephoto Z-mount lens

We go hands-on with Nikon's new compact super-telephoto lens, the Nikkor Z 400mm F4.5 VR S, to see what all Nikon has managed to pack into this lens, even without the help of PF elements.

June 29
Profoto's new A2 monolight is about the size of a soda can

Profoto's new A2 monolight is extremely compact and lightweight. It's about the size of a soda can and weighs around 770g with its battery and optional stand adapter attached. The 100Ws light is designed to be portable and easy to use.

DigiKam, a free and open-source raw photo management app for macOS, Windows and Linux, has been updated

DigiKam is a free, open-source raw photo management and editor for macOS, Windows and Linux. The team has recently released the latest version, bringing the app to version 7.7.0. The update adds many bug fixes, new features and file support.

Nikon Z30 initial review

The Nikon Z30 is the company's latest 'creator' focused mirrorless camera, a 21MP APS-C model made to be more vlogging friendly than ever. Find out what it offers and what we think so far.

DPReview TV: Nikon Z30 Initial Review

Nikon has announced the Z30, an entry-level Z-mount camera aimed at vloggers and other content creators. What are our initial impressions? Better watch to find out.

DPReview TV: Nikkor Z 400mm F4.5 VR Preview - Director's Cut

Now that's it's officially announced, we can share more juicy details about Nikon's latest lens, the 400mm F4.5 VR telephoto.

Nikon announces Z30 vlogger and creator-focused mirrorless camera

Nikon has announced the Z30, a 21MP APS-C mirrorless camera aimed at vloggers and content creators. It has a lot in common with the existing Z50 and Z fc with a few tweaks and a lower price tag.

Nikon announces $3,295 400mm F4.5 VR S super-telephoto lens for Z-mount cameras

The Nikkor Z 400mm F4.5 VR S is incredibly compact, measuring just 104mm (4.1”) in diameter by 235mm (9.3") long and weighing 1245g (2lb 12oz) with the tripod collar. It's set for a July 2022 launch.

June 28
NASA wants your help classifying vortices on Jupiter

NASA and the University of Minnesota are working on a citizen scientist initiative alongside the Juno Mission and need your help. Volunteers are tasked with identifying atmospheric vortices on Jupiter, as captured by the Juno spacecraft.

Haida announces new 2-in-1 circular polarizer and VND filter with independent adjustments

The PROII CPL-VND 2-in-1 Filter offers a variable neutral density filter with between 3-7 stops of compensation as well as a circular polarizer filter. Independent control means you can dial in the exact type of compensation you want in a single filter.

Insta360 announces ONE RS 1-inch 360 Edition: 360-degree camera co-engineered with Leica

Joining its diverse lineup of ONE R and RS action cameras, Insta360 has announced the 1-inch 360 Edition camera, co-engineered with Leica. The camera sports dual 1"-type image sensors and records 21MP still photos and 6K/30p video with a full 360-degree field of view.

Capture One Mobile for iPad released, offers mobile Raw editing starting at $5/month

Capture One Mobile bring Raw photo editing to iPadOS devices. While it's a familiar look and feel, it's clear Capture One has focused on providing a touch-first interface, designed for quick and easy culling and editing on-the-go.

June 27
Godox announces R200 ring flash add-on for AD200 and AD200Pro pocket flashes

Godox has announced the R200 ring flash for its AD200 and AD200Pro pocket flashes. The new add-on is a lightweight ring flash that works with numerous new light modifiers, promising portable and controllable ring light.

Carnegie Mellon University researchers develop camera that sees & reconstructs sound

Even sophisticated microphones can't eliminate ambient noise and the effect of acoustics. But researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a camera system that can see sound vibrations and reconstruct the music of a single instrument in an orchestra.

Techart releases faster, smaller M-mount to E-mount autofocus adapter

This second-generation adapter will have faster and quieter autofocus in a form factor significantly smaller than its predecessor.

We're hiring! DPReview is looking for a Reviews Editor

Do you want to shape and create content for the largest audience of photography and video enthusiasts in the world? DPReview is hiring a Reviews Editor to join our Seattle-based team.

June 25
DPReview TV: Leica - the good and the bad

In our continuing series about each camera manufacturer's strengths and weakness, we turn our judgemental gaze to Leica. Cherished and derided in equal measure, what does Leica get right, and where can it improve?

June 24
Video: Fly around the inside of a dentist office with this one-take FPV drone video

A dental office, based in Germany, had a team of pilots create a mesmerizing FPV drone video to give prospective clients a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of their office.

Samsung announces 200MP ISOCELL HP3 image sensor with industry's smallest pixels

Samsung has announced the ISOCELL HP3, a 200MP sensor with smaller pixels than Samsung's original HP1 sensor, resulting in an approximately 20 percent reduction in the size of the smartphone camera module.

Film Friday: Photographer uses a rare converted French cinema lens on his Leica M3

Street photography enthusiast Rajat Srivastava was looking for a 75mm prime lens for his Leica M3. He found a rare SOM Berthiot cinema lens that had been converted from C mount to M mount, and after a day out shooting, Srivastava was hooked.

June 23
Meike releases $200 85mm F1.8 AF lens for Sony E-mount cameras

The lens comes in at an incredibly reasonable price point, complete with a stepping motor autofocus system and an onboard Micro USB port for updating firmware.

Blackmagic announces BMPCC 6K (G2), activates dormant gyro in whole PCC series

The new version of the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K brings it much closer to the 6K Pro model, with the same battery, EVF but a new rear screen. New firmware for the whole PPC series brings enhanced image stabilization for Resolve users

OM System 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II sample gallery

The OM System 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II is an updated version of one of our favorite Olympus zoom lenses. Check out this ensemble gallery from our team, stretching from Washington's North Cascades National Park to rural England, to see how it performs.

Ricoh’s new firmware for Pentax K-1, K-1 Mark II and K-3 Mark III adds season-specific presets, but only if you have the right lenses

The first preset, called 'Katen' or 'Summer Sky,' is designed to accentuate the summer weather for Pentax K-1, K-1 Mark II and K-3 Mark III DSLR cameras with the HD Pentax-D FA 21mm F2.4 ED Limited DC WR and HD Pentax-DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited lenses attached.

Sony a7 IV earns our 'Best for stills and video' recommendation

As we continue to update our Buying Guides with the cameras we've recently reviewed, we've selected the Sony a7 IV as our pick for the best video camera for photographers. It's not the best video camera we've tested but it offers the strongest balance of video and stills capabilities.

June 22
For the next few weeks, you can see five planets in the sky at once

For the next several weeks, many observers will be able to see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the predawn sky with the naked eye. Of course, a camera with a telephoto lens or telescope attached will get you an even closer look.

Video: DIY macro photography with a $20 microscope lens and 3D printed adapter

Do you want to give macro photography a try but don't want to spend a lot of money? If you've got a 3D printer and $20, you're in luck.

Video: The history of Zeiss, from the microscope to the moon landing

YouTube channel DW Documentary has shared an overview of Zeiss, highlighting the 175-year history of the optics company founded by Carl Zeiss in 1846.

Adobe updates Premiere Pro with new vertical video features, updated Workspace UI and more

The June 2022 Premiere Pro update adds a collection of new and improved features and performance upgrades, including a new Vertical Video workspace, improved H.264/HEVC encoding on Apple silicon and more.

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