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.
It's magic: Using an IR camera and Raspberry Pi to scan an invisibly marked card deck during a magic performance
Jun 30, 2022 at 17:41
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.
lens newsJun 30, 2022 at 14:45
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.
Jun 30, 2022 at 14:00
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.
Jun 29, 2022 at 16:57
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
Jun 29, 2022 at 15:27
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.
videoJun 29, 2022 at 04:01
Now that's it's officially announced, we can share more juicy details about Nikon's latest lens, the 400mm F4.5 VR telephoto.
camera newsJun 29, 2022 at 04:01
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.
lens newsJun 29, 2022 at 04:01
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.
Jun 28, 2022 at 16:51
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.
Jun 28, 2022 at 15:14
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.
camera newsJun 28, 2022 at 13:25
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.
mobileJun 28, 2022 at 11:47
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.
Jun 27, 2022 at 17:50
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.
Jun 27, 2022 at 17:49
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.
Jun 27, 2022 at 15:00
This second-generation adapter will have faster and quieter autofocus in a form factor significantly smaller than its predecessor.
Jun 27, 2022 at 13:00
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.
videoJun 24, 2022 at 17:43
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.
Jun 24, 2022 at 14:08
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.
Jun 24, 2022 at 11:42
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.
lens newsJun 23, 2022 at 16:52
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.
Jun 23, 2022 at 15:16
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
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
Jun 23, 2022 at 13:30
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.
Jun 23, 2022 at 13:00
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.
Jun 22, 2022 at 20:46
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.
Jun 22, 2022 at 16:49
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.
videoJun 22, 2022 at 14:40
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.
Jun 22, 2022 at 13:52
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.
Jun 21, 2022 at 20:41
Engineer Gaurav Singh's new open-source interchangeable lens camera includes a swappable image sensor and 3D-printed body.
Jun 21, 2022 at 18:06
The lens adapter should work with manual and autofocus lenses of all kinds to turn 16:9 video into 2:35:1 when desqueezed.
Jun 21, 2022 at 14:22
Researchers at NVIDIA have created a new inverse rendering pipeline, 3D MoMa. It turns a series of images of a 2D object into a 3D object built upon a triangular mesh, allowing it to be used with a wide range of modeling tools and engines.
Jun 21, 2022 at 13:45
Light Lens Lab is a rather obscure optics company, but their manual lenses for Leica M-mount camera systems tend to offer a unique aesthetic at what usually ends up being reasonable price points.
Jun 20, 2022 at 17:53
We've updated our 'around $2000' buying guide, to include cameras such as the Sony a7 IV and OM System OM-1. We've concluded that the Sony does enough to edge-out our previous pick, the Canon EOS R6.
Jun 20, 2022 at 17:23
This compact shotgun microphone will convert the analog audio signal to digital internally before sending it as a digital signal to compatible MI Shoe cameras, such as the ZV-E10 and a7C.
Jun 20, 2022 at 15:12
In addition to the Amber and Blue versions, which give flares and highlights warm and cool tones, respectively, the new Silver Nanomorph option offers a more neutral flare that changes with the color temperature of the lights being used.
Slideshow: These are just some of the finalists for the Bird Photographer of the Year 2022 competition
Jun 20, 2022 at 14:22
The organizers of the Bird Photographer of the Year competition have revealed the top finalists, showcasing the incredible photography of avian photographers from around the globe.
Jun 20, 2022 at 14:17
Both the 27" and 32" models use a 3,840 x 2,160 pixel IPS LCD panel that offers 98% DCI-P3 coverage and Pantone validation for accurate color representation.
videoJun 18, 2022 at 14:00
A very special Leica camera just became the most expensive ever sold. Chris and Jordan were in Germany for the auction, and to tell you why this particular camera is so special.
Jun 17, 2022 at 16:00
As part of any mission to Mars, there will be garbage and discarded components. The Perseverance rover recently spotted a piece of trash, a bit of shiny thermal blanket. It's believed to be from Perseverance's landing operation, but it's not clear how it ended up where it did on the red planet.
Film Friday: SantaColor 100 is a new 35mm color negative film made from an aerial surveillance film stock
Jun 17, 2022 at 14:00
The film stock is made in America and is being hand-spooled by film manufacturer Santa 1000 in Finland.
Jun 17, 2022 at 13:00
The Atoll tripod collar is a new accessory that lets you to easily adjust the camera angle on a tripod, regardless of the lens you're using.
Fujifilm announces Instax Mini Link 2 smartphone printer with new frames, modes and a neat drawing feature
Jun 16, 2022 at 19:28
Fujifilm has announced the Instax Mini Link 2 smartphone printer. The compact printer features new customizable frames, image modes and a feature called INSTAXAiR that lets you 'draw' designs onto your prints.
Jun 16, 2022 at 17:02
DxO has announced Nik Collection 5. The suite of eight plug-ins includes redesigned Color Efex and Analog Efex plug-ins, plus Viveza and Silver Efex, which were rebuilt last year.
lens newsJun 16, 2022 at 14:13
The standard zoom lens features Tamron’s Vibration Compensation (VC) image stabilization technology and a constant F2.8 aperture across its entire focal length range.
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