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Image compression software JPEGmini Pro was just updated to handle files up to 128MB. They're calling it "The 1 Feature Hasselblad Owners
July 2017 news and reviews
camera newsJul 31, 2017 at 18:29
Both Nikon Japan and Canon Japan have warned users that forthcoming DSLRs will be delayed. The 100th anniversary edition of Nikon’s D5 has been put back by a couple of weeks, and Canon's 6D Mark II/EF 24-70mm F4L kit in Japan is also delayed.
Jul 31, 2017 at 18:13
Fans of medium format film photography have something to celebrate today. Japan Camera Hunter Bellamy Hunt has announced a 120 version of his well-loved JCH StreetPan Black & White film.
sample galleryJul 31, 2017 at 17:25
The Tamron 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD is an ultra wide angle lens for crop sensor DSLRs, and we've been shooting with it for a few days.
Jul 31, 2017 at 17:22
This daguerreotype is the first successfully captured photograph of a total solar eclipse, shot on July 28, 1851 by Prussian photographer Johann Julius Friedrich Berkowski.
Jul 31, 2017 at 16:32
The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has added an anti-harassment standard to its Code of Ethics, and decided to balance the number of video and stills representatives on its board of directors.
Jul 31, 2017 at 16:02
Go behind the scenes with photographer Richard Thompson and PhaseOne to photograph one of the most intense cars in the world with one of the most intense digital cameras in the world.
mobileJul 31, 2017 at 14:55
Vic Gundotra was essential in Google's early Android efforts, but nowadays he says he would never use an Android smartphone for photography.
Jul 31, 2017 at 14:05
If you own a Leica TL2 and Visoflex electronic viewfinder, listen up. Leica has released a firmware update that will keep the Visoflex finder from breaking your fancy new camera.
Jul 30, 2017 at 16:00
When photographer Martijn van Oers stumbled across an old 1929 Zeiss Ikon in a thrift store, he had no idea there was an undeveloped film inside.
Jul 30, 2017 at 10:00
The Royal Museums Greenwich has announced the shortlist for its ninth annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Click through to see the shortlisted images.
Jul 29, 2017 at 10:00
As with any creative pursuit, sometimes you find your photography stalled. And sometimes making a book of your cat photos is just the thing to get inspiration flowing again.
Jul 28, 2017 at 19:34
Following some initial lab testing results, Lensrentals has published a full review of the highly-anticipated Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 Art.
sample galleryJul 28, 2017 at 13:00
Tamron calls it an 'ultra-telephoto,' and for good reason: this lens offers a massive 27-600mm equivalent zoom range. But is it sharp?
Jul 28, 2017 at 10:00
It started with a great idea and a slick promotional video, and ended with the company headquarters being raided by the San Francisco District Attorney’s office. Wired reports on Lily, the selfie-drone maker that never got off the ground.
videoJul 27, 2017 at 20:34
A Sony a7S II mounted on the outside of the ISS' Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO) for the last seven months has sent back some impressive 4K video and stills.
Jul 27, 2017 at 19:00
A Federal judge has refused to throw out a copyright case against controversial artist Richard Prince, who used an image by photographer Donald Graham in an exhibition.
video newsJul 27, 2017 at 18:30
Sony has teased its customers with news of an upcoming announcement: it will soon take the wraps off a new CineAlta motion picture camera, one sporting a 36x24mm sensor.
Jul 27, 2017 at 15:51
QuikStories is integrated into the latest version of the GoPro app and automatically creates 'stories' using the video clips you've shot during a day.
Jul 27, 2017 at 15:46
Journalists photographing a protest in the US Capitol building claim they were told by Capitol Police to delete photos and videos of arrests.
mobileJul 27, 2017 at 15:07
The Meizu Pro 7 Plus secondary display can be used for music playback, date and weather-related information, or as viewfinder when taking selfies with the rear cameras.
Jul 27, 2017 at 14:00
Nikon is marking its 100th anniversary in many ways, including the creation of a new scholarship program for 'future visual creators' in the USA and Canada.
Jul 27, 2017 at 13:15
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.
videoJul 27, 2017 at 13:00
Just in case there was any doubt in your mind, here's the definitive video proof that yes, a $50,000 cinema camera beats the pants off a $50 camcorder in a side-by-side test.
Jul 26, 2017 at 21:15
Photographers who fly frequently in the US may want to finally invest in that TSA Pre-check status: in standard security lines, cameras and all other electronics larger than a smartphone will need to be placed in a separate bin for screening.
Jul 26, 2017 at 17:52
Images have appeared which claim to show Nikon's forthcoming D850 DSLR, the development of which was announced this week. If genuine, the pictures indicate that the D850 will offer illuminated controls and a tilting LCD screen, but no built-in flash.
lens newsJul 26, 2017 at 17:30
To celebrate the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 lens' successful Kickstarter campaign, Lomography has announced a chrome-plated version of the lens in Nikon and Canon DSLR mounts.
Jul 26, 2017 at 16:23
Nikon just released four new firmware updates, adding features and fixing bugs in the D600, D610, D750 and the KeyMission 80.
Jul 26, 2017 at 15:04
Oops... Adobe accidentally leaked their unfinished Lightroom-powered cloud-based photo editor 'Project Nimbus' to some Creative Cloud users yesterday.
Jul 26, 2017 at 13:49
Storm chaser and award-winning photographer Mike Oblinski just released his latest time-lapse, and it is absolutely stunning.
Jul 25, 2017 at 19:03
Nikon turns 100 years old today, and the company is celebrating with a wacky music video, some tributes to its history, and a new vision presented by president Kazuo Ushida.
Jul 25, 2017 at 17:19
Phottix just released the Premio Parabolic Umbrellas series, replacing their Para-Pro line with a stronger, deeper and better made set of parabolic umbrellas.
mobileJul 25, 2017 at 16:53
The Moto Z2 is Motorola's first dual-camera smartphone and, compared to its predecessor, comes with a number of improvements and new camera features.
Jul 25, 2017 at 16:51
Researchers at Stanford have revealed a new '4D camera system' built for robots. The system is based on the same light field tech that allowed Lytro cameras to refocus images after they were taken.
Jul 25, 2017 at 16:25
If you want 'beautiful rendition' from your lenses, follow this simple rule: only buy classic low-element prime lenses with lead glass elements—everything else is junk.
Jul 25, 2017 at 16:01
In an interview with CNBC, Leica Chairman Andreas Kaufmann said he dreams of a 'true Leica phone,' and hinted at what's next for the Leica and Huawei partnership.
Jul 25, 2017 at 15:36
Wildlife and nature photographer Peter Mather tells the story behind this exceptional shot of a mama grizzly and her cub searching for salmon in Yukon, Canada.
Jul 25, 2017 at 14:58
Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts has put together this 33-video Beginner's Guide to Adobe Photoshop—a godsend for anybody who wants to learn Photoshop from scratch.
videoJul 25, 2017 at 14:10
The long anticipated replacement for the popular Rode VideoMic Pro is almost ready for shipping. The price of the upgraded VideoMic Pro+ will be £290/$300 when it goes on sale in mid-August.
Jul 25, 2017 at 13:33
A new iOS app called Explorest wants to help you find new locations to shoot. It's limited to Singapore for now, but the app is packed full of useful location scouting features.
Nikon has announced the development of the long-awaited replacement to its full-frame D810: the D850. Nikon says that the D850 will build on the strengths of its predecessor and offer 'new technologies, features and performance enhancements.'
lens newsJul 24, 2017 at 19:59
Lens manufacturer Voigtlander has introduced a 65mm F2 macro lens for Sony E-mount that it says "rates as one of the finest in the history of Voigtländer."
Jul 24, 2017 at 19:50
The UK released a preview of their upcoming drone safety regulations, and it looks like drone pilots will have to both register their device and pass safety awareness tests.
Jul 24, 2017 at 17:38
National Geographic photographer Bob Holmes talks about light, and why you need to learn how to 'see' and not just 'look' at your subject.
Jul 24, 2017 at 16:41
Photographer Alessandro Barteletti shares the story behind his National Geographic Italia cover, shot with a 10-year-old DSLR and an iPhone flashlight.
Jul 24, 2017 at 15:44
Fashion catalog photographers in China have some next-level models to work with. In this video, you see one model hitting 30 poses in 15 seconds as the photographer snaps away.
Jul 24, 2017 at 15:12
Photographer Paul Adshead breaks down 11 photography-related smartphone apps he couldn't live without—from a pocket light meter to a lighting diagram app.
Jul 24, 2017 at 15:02
Fast-growing Chinese flash brand Godox is teasing a brand new flash trigger... for smartphones. The Godox A1 is a 'phone flash system' that can act as both flash and 2.4GHz trigger.
Jul 24, 2017 at 14:00
On July 12, Canon opened its newest Technology and Support Center, designed to serve the motion picture industry, in Burbank, CA. DPReview got a sneak peak and takes you behind the scenes.
sample galleryJul 24, 2017 at 13:00
The Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art is truly one-of-a-kind. It offers the fastest aperture of any lens that shares its focal length, produces beautiful sunstars and is incredibly sharp to boot. If you're in the market for a fast ultrawide prime, this looks to be the one to get.
Jul 22, 2017 at 16:00
Go behind the scenes with National Geographic photographer Renan Ozturk and see what it takes to capture a dangerous, harrowing, stunning Nat Geo photo essay.
Jul 21, 2017 at 20:46
Canon just unveiled the largest 12-ink printer on the market. The new imagePROGRAF PRO-6000 printer can make prints from 17 all the way up to 60 inches wide.
videoJul 21, 2017 at 19:52
Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk has been receiving great reviews, but it's a challenge to see it in its full glory. This handy infographic reveals the aspect ratio chaos that is wrought as the industry retreats from film.
Jul 21, 2017 at 18:37
Anti-bullying organization Ditch the Label's Annual Bullying Survey 2017 reveals yet again that Instagram, more so than any other social network, has the worst effect on youth mental health.
Jul 21, 2017 at 16:54
It's been a crazy day for innovative patent news. Apparently Sony is thinking of developing a medium format curved sensor camera.
Jul 21, 2017 at 15:38
An update to the Silkypix Raw converter fixes some bugs and adds support for several popular new cameras.
Jul 21, 2017 at 15:28
This crazy custom-built underwater camera shoots 8x10 large format film. It's supposedly "the first successful underwater 8x10 ever made," and it can be yours for $5,800... plus shipping.
Jul 21, 2017 at 14:44
Blackmagic just reveled a new accessory for their Cintel Film Scanner. The Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader can capture KeyKode data and high-quality audio from film in real-time as it is being scanned.
Jul 21, 2017 at 14:16
A new Nikon patent shows a lens designed for a curved full-frame sensor. Could this be the high-end Nikon mirrorless camera people are hoping for?
Jul 21, 2017 at 13:54
The ability to shoot images at 1,000 fps first appeared in a Sony smartphone sensor. Now the Japanese manufacturer is using the same feature for industrial applications.
Jul 21, 2017 at 13:15
Astronomy expert and photographer Dr. Tyler Nordgren thinks you should "see your first eclipse, photograph your second." But if you do plan on taking photos this August, here are a few tips from someone who's been there.
Jul 20, 2017 at 19:14
How confident are you that you can spot a manipulated photo? A recent study at the University of Warwick shows that many people are pretty bad at it.
camera newsJul 20, 2017 at 18:55
If you purchased a Leica TL2, do NOT attach Leica's Visoflex electronic viewfinder. Leica is working on a fix, but for now, it's possible the viewfinder will break your camera.
Jul 20, 2017 at 18:20
Google just released Motion Stills for Android. Unlike the iOS version, the Android app uses a redesigned video processing pipeline that processes each frame of a video as it is being recorded, creating instant results.
Jul 20, 2017 at 18:14
A huge copyright lawsuit between photography firm VHT and Zillow Group is heating up again, as both sides appeal a court ruling that granted VHT $4 million in damages.
Jul 20, 2017 at 16:02
European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet spent 6 months on board the International Space Station where he worked with Google capturing spheric panorama images that are now available in Street View.
Jul 20, 2017 at 14:33
The newly launched firmware version 1.06 fixes AF-issues that can occur with some lenses that are not officially compatible with the MC-11 converter.
Jul 20, 2017 at 14:10
Voyager is a waterproof smart light stick you can control entirely from your phone. The light has already blown past its $300K funding goal on Indiegogo.
Jul 20, 2017 at 13:15
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.
Jul 20, 2017 at 04:00
A close look at the EOS 6D II's Raw files suggest its dynamic range has taken a significant step backwards compared with the company's recent DSLRs. We look at how much difference this might make for your photos.
Jul 19, 2017 at 18:47
The Bonfoton Camera Obscura Room Lens can turn any room into a camera obscura, projecting the view from your window onto the walls of your room.
Jul 19, 2017 at 18:10
Adobe just released version 2015.12 of Lightroom CC, adding support for several new cameras and lenses, and baking in several important bug fixes while they were at it.
Jul 19, 2017 at 17:21
In this interview, Chiara Marinai, photo editor for VanityFair.com, explains exactly what she looks for in new photographers and photo submissions. Take notes.
Jul 19, 2017 at 16:57
Massive corporation P&G is being sued by a Cincinnati photographer for serious copyright violations. If the courts rules against P&G, the company could pay as much as $75 million in damages.
Jul 19, 2017 at 16:29
Snapchat's camera-equipped 'Spectacles' aren't so difficult to get anymore. You can now pick up a pair through Amazon for $130.
Jul 19, 2017 at 16:17
A group of thieves has made away with tens of thousands in camera gear through a carefully orchestrated scam through Venmo and Facebook Marketplace.
lens newsJul 19, 2017 at 15:48
A portrait lens from 1910 might be coming back to life if two photographers from Germany succeed in a new Kickstarter project—the latest development in the craze to remake vintage optics.
Jul 19, 2017 at 15:44
The updated version of Google Glass is called the Enterprise Edition and, as the name suggests, it's not meant for personal use.
Jul 19, 2017 at 14:48
Image compression software JPEGmini Pro was just updated to handle files up to 128MB. They're calling it "The 1 Feature Hasselblad Owners
Jul 19, 2017 at 14:04
Apple was just granted a patent for a camera system that prods, coaxes and manipulates users into taking better group and solo selfies.
Jul 18, 2017 at 20:51
The winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards have been announced. Here are the six photographers who took home the top prize in their respective categories.
Jul 18, 2017 at 19:34
A NASA study has confirmed what your ears have been telling you: people HATE drone noise. In fact, it was ranked more annoying than that of "any ground vehicle."
videoJul 18, 2017 at 19:21
This floating bird video isn't edited in post-production. It's the result of the birds wing flap matching the camera's 20fps frame rate.
Jul 18, 2017 at 18:47
Adobe released a major update to Lightroom Mobile for both iOS and Android users today.
Jul 18, 2017 at 17:49
Recently appointed Photokina manager Christoph Menke has provided some background on the decision to try out an annual schedule and other changes in a Q&A session.
Jul 18, 2017 at 17:34
Japan's space agency has released an adorable floating drone ball on the International Space Station, and for the first time ever we get to see what's it's been recording.
Jul 18, 2017 at 15:28
Outraged about the latest photo theft scandal? Great. PhotoShelter founder Allen Murabayashi suggests you put that frustration to good use and register your damn copyright.
Jul 18, 2017 at 15:05
The Canon Selphy CP1300 is an update to the Selphy CP1200 and comes with a larger 3.2" tiltable LCD display, an improved user interface, and some neat new features.
Jul 18, 2017 at 14:54
MyGearVault, the all-in-one app for tracking, organizing, and protecting your photography gear created by Jared Polin, is now available on Android.
Jul 18, 2017 at 14:13
Japanese paper artist Kamihasami has recreated the Olympus OM-D E-M5, a few lenses, and several accessories using nothing but paper and paste.
Jul 18, 2017 at 13:15
Could Sigma's new 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens become the new standard for shooting the night sky? Our resident astrophotographer, José Francisco Salgado, took it on assignment and tells us what he discovered.
sample galleryJul 18, 2017 at 13:15
The Sigma 14mm F1.8 is a fast, wide lens that holds particular appeal for astrophotographers. We sent it to Badlands National Park in South Dakota to get some dark sky photos.
Jul 17, 2017 at 20:28
In this video, photographer Manny Ortiz shares his top five reasons for choosing a Dell XPS 15 over a MacBook Pro for his photo and video editing needs.
Jul 17, 2017 at 19:27
The new PocketWizard MultiMAX ll offers a total of 52 channels including 20 dedicated to ControlTL devices, as well as improved features for time-lapse and sequential triggering.
Jul 17, 2017 at 19:12
"There is a lot of nonsense going on in the workshop world, and it needs to stop."
Jul 17, 2017 at 19:03
Need a little comic relief today? How about nightmare fuel? This panorama selfie gone-wrong will provide a little bit of both.
lens newsJul 17, 2017 at 17:44
After showing off a series of four exciting new lenses for various mounts, Chinese company 7Artisans is teasing another one: a 50mm F1.0 lens that hasn't been officially announced yet.
Jul 17, 2017 at 16:53
Professional landscape photographers beware, Google just taught an AI to pull 'professional-level photographs' from street view imagery.
mobileJul 17, 2017 at 16:32
At $200, the Olloclip Filmer's Kit is a pretty good deal compared to the pricing of the individual parts, and worth a closer look for mobile photographers who shoot with the latest iPhone generation.
Jul 17, 2017 at 14:50
And another one bites the dust... according to several independent reports, 94-year-old lighting company Bowens has entered liquidation.
Jul 17, 2017 at 14:07
Camera strap maker BlackRapid just released a smartphone safety tether system for phone shooters. According to the company, it works with "almost all phone and case combinations."
Jul 17, 2017 at 13:00
The TL2 is Leica's latest mirrorless camera, and brings several refinements over its stylish predecessors. In this article, we'll explain what you need to know.
Jul 16, 2017 at 16:00
Artistic duo Daniel Rueda and Anna Devis travel the world capturing creative photos of each other interacting with beautiful, odd and otherwise interesting architecture.
Jul 16, 2017 at 14:00
In this tutorial, photographer Dustin Dolby shows you how to photograph wine on plexiglass, plus he shares a neat trick for capturing a perfect masking frame in-camera for use in post.
reviewJul 16, 2017 at 10:00
Fujifilm's square format instant film makes its debut with the Instax Square SQ10, an instant 'hybrid' that sounds good on paper, but is let down by its poor quality digital camera.
Jul 15, 2017 at 16:00
Photographer Brock Saddler has managed to hack his Bronica ETRS to shoot Fujifilm Instax film. Here's how he did it.
Jul 15, 2017 at 14:00
Erez Marom tells the story behind this gorgeous sunrise photo of a spiky iceberg, captured in the waters of Greenland's Disko Bay.
sample galleryJul 15, 2017 at 10:00
The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm F2.8-4 featured in our Panasonic GH5 review sample gallery, and lately we've been putting it through its paces on another 20MP body: the DMC-GX8.
camera newsJul 14, 2017 at 21:44
After 4 years of designing, prototyping, building, tweaking, improving, testing, and retesting, that crazy 16-module Light L16 camera is finally shipping to pre-order customers today.
Jul 14, 2017 at 21:00
Camera trigger maker CamFi just released CamFi Matrix Time, a free Windows application that automatically syncs and shoots multiple CamFi equipped cameras, compiling the resulting shots into a 'bullet time' video on the fly.
Jul 14, 2017 at 18:40
Leica just released a new firmware version for the M10 that you'll want to download right away. It fixes a bug from the last firmware that produced black images at certain exposures.
Jul 14, 2017 at 17:17
NASA's Juno spacecraft recently captured the its closest photos yet of the so-called 'Great Red Spot': the planet's massive storm that's been raging for the past 350 years in the planet's southern hemisphere.
Jul 14, 2017 at 14:10
David Slater's viral 'monkey selfies' made him famous, but the legal battles over who actually owns the photos—him or the macaque who pressed the shutter—has left him broke and dejected.
mobileJul 14, 2017 at 13:44
Just like a real disposable camera, Gudak for iOS comes with a tiny viewfinder, 24 shots on a film roll and 3 days of waiting before you get to see your images.
mobileJul 14, 2017 at 12:54
The document looks at the challenges to overcome when adding a second camera in either Wide + Tele or Color + Monochrome setups, such as calibration and image quality optimization.
lens newsJul 13, 2017 at 21:48
Sigma has announced pricing and availability for its new Cine Prime lenses. The 14mm and 135mm T2 primes will be available from later this month, for $4999.
Jul 13, 2017 at 19:27
VSCO has teamed up with sunglasses maker Oakley, creating three free filters that mimic Oakley's lens technology on the VSCO smartphone app.
Jul 13, 2017 at 19:17
Helico Aerospace is trying to crowdfund its new Airdog ADII—a lightweight, autonomous drone that's built to follow you around while you perform extreme stunts.
Jul 13, 2017 at 18:51
The Nikon D750 shutter recall has been expanded (again) to include even more cameras. It's time to check your serial number...
Jul 13, 2017 at 16:27
UK tripod manufacturer 3 Legged Thing has introduced a lightweight, low-cost universal L-Bracket with a bunch of useful features.
Jul 13, 2017 at 16:04
A dispute between a successful photographer and a small brand over photo use on Instagram quickly turned ugly, revealing just how insulting these conversations can get.
Jul 13, 2017 at 15:59
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Barbara Davidson teamed up with Volvo to capture the world first photo exhibition shot with a car.
Jul 13, 2017 at 14:12
The public beta is free of charge and comes with many of the most important features of the Mac version.
Jul 13, 2017 at 13:42
The Google Backup and Sync desktop app for Windows PCs and Apple Mac computers replaces the existing Google Photos desktop uploader and Drive for Mac/PC.
Jul 13, 2017 at 13:15
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.
The EOS M6 is one of Canon's most enthusiast-focused mirrorless cameras and, when paired with the diminutive EF-M 22mm F2, should make a convenient carry-anywhere camera. See our gallery from its travels in Paris, London, Madrid and, er, Northampton.
Jul 12, 2017 at 18:01
Today, Canon is celebrating the grand opening of a new service & support center in Burbank, California—the company's 'most advanced cinema industry resource to date."
Jul 12, 2017 at 17:29
Nikon just released a slew of firmware and software updates, including new features and several bug fixes for the Nikon D5.
Jul 12, 2017 at 17:03
Major Japanese electronics retailer Bic Camera will soon accept Bitcoin as payment at all of their retail locations. If this trend catches on, you might be buying your next camera with cryptocurrency.
Jul 12, 2017 at 16:46
Wacom is seriously upgrading their Cintiq Pro line in 2018. Announced today, the Cintiq Pro 24 and Cintiq Pro 32 will boast 24 and 32-inch 4K edge-to-edge displays with 'maximum color accuracy' and a billion colors.
Jul 12, 2017 at 15:50
Nikon has sent DPReview an official statement confirming reports from earlier this week: the company is 'currently developing new mirrorless' cameras.
Jul 12, 2017 at 15:28
Filmmaker and photographer Tom Lowe had to create new technologies to capture his upcoming film Awaken. The trailer makes it clear: he's massively raised the bar on time-lapse cinematography.
The Fujifilm X-A3 is a stylish and relatively inexpensive 24 Megapixel mirrorless camera. It includes a flip-up LCD for the selfie crowd as well as twin dials for those seeking quick control over exposure. Read our review to see how it performed in the real world.
Jul 12, 2017 at 14:27
French research institute CEA-Leti has developed a fully-functional 20MP full-frame curved image sensor for use in telescopes. Will this motivate camera companies to speed up their own curved sensor R&D?
Jul 11, 2017 at 21:15
Nikon just released another 100th anniversary product, so if you're not into the crystal paperweight or gunmetal grey D5, check out these limited edition camera posters.
Jul 11, 2017 at 19:03
London restaurant Dirty Bones is giving 'Instagram Kits' to patrons who want to take better photos of their food. The kit includes a portable LED camera light, multi-device charger, clip-on wide angle camera lens and a selfie stick.
Jul 11, 2017 at 18:21
Citizen's new CY-02 dye sublimation printer offers event photographers and enprint producers a quick, lower-cost and relatively portable way to deliver prints on-demand.
Jul 11, 2017 at 18:01
Photographers struggling with painfully slow Adobe Lightroom performance take heart: Adobe knows there's an issue, and fixing it is 'top priority.'
Jul 11, 2017 at 16:20
GoPro has partnered with media organizations such as Fox Sports, the Golden State Warriors, USA Today and Getty Images to test the Fusion 360 VR camera.
Jul 11, 2017 at 15:39
Photographer Deepti Asthana's project Women of India documents the stories of women across rural India, revealing how far behind these regions are when it comes to girls' and womens' rights.
Jul 11, 2017 at 15:18
Red has big plans for the modular Hydrogen One smartphone. In a patent filed late last year, the company shows plans for the ultimate modular camera system, with a phone at its core.
Jul 11, 2017 at 13:41
Firmware version 1.17.0 brings a number of new functions and bug fixes to Hasselblad's 50MP X1D compact mirrorless medium-format camera.
Jul 11, 2017 at 13:29
DJI is setting up a drone flight school in the municipality of Enschede in the Netherlands, where it will train firefighters and paramedics to use drones in emergency situations.
lens newsJul 11, 2017 at 04:01
Nikon has announced its first full-frame lens with a stepping motor: the AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm F4.5-5.6E ED VR. In addition, this latest 70-300 has improved image stabilization and a shorter minimum focus distance.
lens newsJul 10, 2017 at 21:01
Chinese optical manufacturer 7Artisans recently introduced an odd assortment of mirrorless camera lenses—four lenses that are intended to provide low-cost alternatives to branded optics.
Jul 10, 2017 at 18:33
The simultaneous industrialization of the car and the camera has bound the two up in history. Suddenly, "the camera became the indispensable accessory for drivers eager to immortalize their travels."
Jul 10, 2017 at 17:57
The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals has confirmed what the First, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh have already stated: it's your constitutional right to photograph police in public.
videoJul 10, 2017 at 16:46
On July 4th, photographer Dylan Schwartz captured this time-lapse of Los Angeles from Mount Wilson Observatory. His vantage point gave him a spectacular snapshot of hundreds of individual fireworks displays.
Jul 10, 2017 at 15:20
The Loawa Magic Shift Converter adds shift capabilities to your super-wide-angle Canon or Nikon lenses when attached to Sony Full Frame E-mount cameras.
Jul 10, 2017 at 14:52
Nikon just updated a battery recall from all the way back in 2012. According to the update, certain EN-EL15 batteries are prone to short circuiting and warping/melting your camera.
mobileJul 10, 2017 at 14:28
With an overall score of 84 points the LG G6 is on the same level as the iPhone 6s but cannot quite match its rivals in this year's generation of flagship phones.
With its M-series rangefinders, Leica makes cameras that are traditional almost to the point of anachronism, the TL series is pretty radical. Richard Butler spent time with this smartphone-like camera and has some first impressions to share.
camera newsJul 10, 2017 at 13:00
Leica has announced the TL2 APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The latest TL-mount model gains a 24MP sensor, more processing power and more comfortable, chamfered edges.
Jul 9, 2017 at 16:00
Two and a half years after the cruise ship Costa Concordia sank, taking 32 lives with it, photographer Jonathan Danko Kielkowski snuck onto the recently raised wreckage to photograph what remained.
Jul 9, 2017 at 14:00
Photography veteran Charlie Howse shares nuggets of wisdom and insight from decades of teaching and practicing photography. His subject: What makes a great photograph.
Jul 8, 2017 at 16:00
Eric Strebel's Lumix GF7 kept overheating during long video recording sessions. So he decided to fix the problem by hacking a huge PC's heat sink onto the back of his camera... problem solved!
Jul 8, 2017 at 10:00
It's not perfect, but the TG-5 can go where most smartphones and traditional cameras can't. Throw in Raw capture, 4K and 20 fps bursts and you've got yourself a winner.
videoJul 7, 2017 at 20:44
Planning to shoot the eclipse on August 21st? These videos are a great primer on the gear and settings you'll need to do it safely and walk away with a great photo.
Jul 7, 2017 at 18:40
The popular program Pixel Peeper launched with the ability to show you what Lightroom edits were applied to an image. Now it can reveal presets too.
Jul 7, 2017 at 18:38
Venus Optics has a new lens on the way - the Laowa 15mm F2, for Sony's E mount. Billed as the world's fastest 15mm lens, the manufacturer claims zero distortion. And footage shot with the new 15mm certainly looks nice.
Jul 7, 2017 at 18:03
Instagram's infamous algorithm is 'keeping an eye on you,' tracking your activity and honing your personal 'Explore' tab until you're totally hooked.
The Olympus TG-5 is one of our favorite cameras for hiking and days on the beach. And with the recent addition of preliminary Raw support, we've taken the opportunity to add some Raw conversions to our gallery of sample images.
Jul 7, 2017 at 17:47
If you registered your small drone with the FAA back in 2015, but don't intend to use it for commercial purposes, you're entitled to a registration refund. A crisp $5 bill, straight from the US government into your pocket.
Jul 7, 2017 at 16:31
Duggal Visual Solutions teamed with Dubai-based photographer Dr. Hersh Chadha to create the first-ever permanent photography exhibition in space.
camera newsJul 7, 2017 at 15:54
Troubled tech company Panono and their odd 360° ball camera will live on to shoot another day. The investment company that purchased the Panono brand says it will continue all services 'without disruption'.
lens newsJul 7, 2017 at 14:11
German startup C.P. Goerz just launched its new 'always-in-focus' Citograph 35mm f/8 lens on Kickstarter. The lens is designed to shoot photos 'instantly,' by removing the need to manually focus.
Jul 6, 2017 at 21:05
Aerial photo sharing site Dronestagram, in collaboration with National Geographic, just announced the winners of their 4th annual international photo contest—ostensibly the best drone photos of 2017.
mobileJul 6, 2017 at 19:45
An overall score of 87 puts the OnePlus 5 on the same level as the well-loved Huawei P10 and Sony Xperia XZ in the DxOMark Mobile ranking.
Jul 6, 2017 at 19:18
The number of cameras made and shipped by manufacturers continues to grow, spelling some positive news for the photo industry.
lens newsJul 6, 2017 at 19:11
Chinese manufacturer Sainsonic has released a 50mm F1.1 lens for Sony E and Canon EOS M mounts, with a Fujifilm variant coming soon. The price for all that speed? A paltry $170 USD.
mobileJul 6, 2017 at 18:44
The Hydrogen One is capable of displaying traditional 2D content as well as stereo 3D and 'holographic 4-View' content without a headset or glasses.
videoJul 6, 2017 at 17:10
Have you ever seen a shutter fail in real time? Now you can. In this video, ContinueCrushingTech shoot a 7D Mark II continuously until the shutter finally gave up and died.
Jul 6, 2017 at 15:11
New research on how bees perceive color might some day revolutionize how digital cameras judge ambient light conditions, producing more realistic and consistent colors.
Jul 6, 2017 at 14:24
Sigma just released a new firmware update for its popular MC-11 lens adapters, adding support for the company's new 14mm f/1.8 and long-awaited 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lenses, among other updates.
mobileJul 6, 2017 at 14:03
If the rumors are true, we should see a Zeiss-branded 13MP dual-camera on the upcoming Nokia 9 flagship smartphone.
Jul 6, 2017 at 10:00
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.
Jul 5, 2017 at 20:09
Conflict photographer Kainoa Little couldn't find any agencies to buy his photos of the Iraqi offensive against ISIS in Mosul, but he felt he had a duty to tell these stories all the same. So he's sharing his images for free.
mobileJul 5, 2017 at 19:41
Motorola recently showed off a couple of fancy new Moto Mods at a small event in Ghana, including a 'DSLR' mod with interchangeable lenses, and a 360° camera system mod.
Jul 5, 2017 at 18:37
54-year-old Gene Alan Carpenter has been arrested by Arizona police for flying his camera drone over the Goodwin Fire to take pictures, impeding efforts to manage the wildfire.
Jul 5, 2017 at 17:41
Astronomy and Instrumentation student Alexander Pietrow wanted to see if you could capture some astrophotography with his 2-bit Game Boy Camera. Turns out, you can!
Jul 5, 2017 at 15:00
The analog renaissance continues. Zorki Photo just announced the upcoming launch of their first film: Zorki Photo Mono. A 100 ISO black-and-white film with a 'classic' appearance, you can pre-order it starting July 7th.
Jul 5, 2017 at 14:58
The winning image in the Creatures Great and Small Photography Competition was taken by Michelle Howell and shows an Argentinean ornate horned frog in a reflection pool.
Jul 5, 2017 at 14:51
Washington Post photographer Alice Martins joined Kurdish forces at the front lines of the battle against ISIS in Raqqa, Syria—a battle she calls, "a daily replay of horrors."
Jul 5, 2017 at 14:14
The FAA is reportedly developing a system that would allow law enforcement to identify a misbehaving drone and its operator from the ground.
videoJul 5, 2017 at 13:30
The NAB show in Las Vegas was a while ago, but Photo Gear News is still churning through hours of video from the show. In their most recent post, PGN's Lok Cheung tries out a new head-mounted rig for nine GoPros. Yes, nine.
sample galleryJul 4, 2017 at 10:00
Nikon's new AF-P 10-20mm F4.5-5.6 DX zoom is affordable, compact, and for the most part, well-built. Since it's summer in Seattle, we've taken it to the Pacific Ocean and back to see just how well it performs.
sample galleryJul 4, 2017 at 09:00
With a full review just about finished, we had a number of new images and converted Raws to add to our already-existing D7500 gallery.
mobileJul 4, 2017 at 08:00
It's official: Panono, maker of an innovative 360-degree camera is to be sold, after only managing to deliver around 400 cameras to its backers.
Jul 3, 2017 at 20:34
Photographer Ion Paciu was sick of workshop students commenting on how great his gear was... so he got rid of it. He swapped his 5D Mark III for a lowly SL1 and couple of kit lenses.
Jul 3, 2017 at 20:26
Photographer Jacqui Kenny suffers from anxiety so crippling she occasionally can't leave the house. So she 'visits' and photographs far away places through Google Street View.
Jul 3, 2017 at 19:57
Accessories manufacturer Fotodiox has launched a new series of lens adapters for mirrorless camera users that feature a built-in variable extension tube for macro shooting.
videoJul 3, 2017 at 19:07
This quick demo shows the power of polarizing filters to cut down on reflections and totally change a scene.
Jul 3, 2017 at 16:44
Photobucket recently started charging $400/year for a service that used to be free, breaking billions of images across the web in one fell swoop. Users are NOT happy.
mobileJul 3, 2017 at 14:26
Samsung has found a way of recycling millions of unused Galaxy Note 7 parts by relaunching the device in Korea under the name Galaxy Note Fan Edition
Jul 3, 2017 at 14:25
For his last article as editor of the TIME LightBox photo blog, Olivier Laurent asked 13 influential photographers and photo editors to share what drives their work.
Jul 3, 2017 at 09:00
Need a quick refresher? We're always adding product overview videos to our collection, and just published a few detailing the Fujifilm GFX 50S medium-format camera and three GF lenses.
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