This week Sony announced it's new flagship APS-C mirrorless camera, the a6600, alongside two APS-C lenses and the budget-oriented a6100 model. In this video, we take a closer look at the a6600 and share our first impressions of the camera.
August 2019 news and reviews
Edelkrone has added another product to its ‘co-manufactured’ ORTAK lineup.
Sony makes a massive profit on recovered share value as it sells off the rest of its post-scandal acquisition.
NASA has shared a new portrait of Jupiter with the world, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The famous Alien Skin name is to be replaced with Exposure Software to align the brand more closely with its flagship plug-in product.
It's been a long time since Sony released new glass for its APS-C bodies, and the new 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 lenses are a pleasant surprise. Click through to learn more about the latest additions to the E-mount family.
Sony's a6600 doesn't exactly introduce any brand new technology, but its combination of winning features like a higher-capacity battery and seamless tracking autofocus means it's shaping up to be a very compelling camera. Take a look at our first shots – including many with the 16-55mm F2.8 G and 70-350mm.
The ‘ultra-compact’ lens weighs just 145g (5.1oz) and has autofocus to boot, all for $399.
The new Redmi is the first device that's been officially announced by its manufacturer to use Samsung's Isocell GW1 smartphone image sensor first announced in May.
Join Chris Niccolls and Richard Butler for another in our ongoing 'hotel room' series of shorts, straight from the mini-bar. They share their first thoughts on Sony's new a6100 and a6600 cameras as well as the new 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 APS-C lenses.
Sandmarc's new filter is a combined neutral density and polarizing filter that's compatible with most recent high-end smartphones.
Flickr members can now chose a range of prints, wall art and photobook products directly from their photostream and have them delivered to their door
We're at Sony's launch in NYC where we've had the chance to try the new a6100 paired with both the 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3. Have a look.
The market is getting saturated, but that's not stopping Zhiyun from throwing its hat into the ring with its Smooth-Q2 smartphone gimbal, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.
Insta360's latest camera features the camera's FlowState stabilization and attaches to most objects thanks to a magnetic body, a lightweight design and a range of included accessories.
Atomos, a leading manufacturer of off-camera recorders, has announced that it is working with Panasonic to bring Raw video recording to Panasonic's video-oriented S1H mirrorless camera.
Sony's just announced the a6600, a flagship 24MP APS-C camera with in-body image stabilization, Real-time Tracking autofocus - including eye-detection in video - and a larger Z-type battery.
Sony has introduced the a6100, a low-priced APS-C E-mount camera that will slot in-between the a6000 and a6400. It's essentially an a6400 with a lower resolution EVF, smaller ISO range and no Picture Profiles. Otherwise, expect a 24MP sensor, Real Time Tracking AF, a tilting LCD and 4K/30p video capture.
Sony has unveiled two new APS-C lenses at an event in New York today: the E 16-55mm F2.8 G and E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS. The 16-55mm F2.8 is slated to arrive in October for $1400; the 70-350mm ships in November for $1000.
Both the EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II have the same sensor and processor, and they shoot similar burst speeds and 4K video. In this case, it's really what's on the outside that counts.
DPReview TV brings you our first-day impressions of Canon's new EOS M6 Mark II and EOS 90D, straight from Canon's launch event.
A well-dressed Chris Niccolls and a poorly dressed Carey Rose get plenty of hands-on time in a hot and humid Atlanta, Georgia, with Canon's new APS-C cameras. Take a look at how Canon's EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II perform in front of drift cars, race cars, and a few models.
At a pre-launch event in Atlanta, DPReview's Carey Rose got to spend some time shooting with Canon's latest DSLR, the EOS 90D. Click through the gallery to see how it performed in a variety of situations, from the racetrack to an event venue.
Although Canon has only officially released details for two of its three pro-level F2.8 zooms for RF mount, we got our hands on the whole trio. Check out their design and handling here.
Canon has announced full details for two forthcoming RF F2.8 zoom lenses, both of which have been featured on its full-frame mirrorless roadmap since it was updated in February. Each lens is priced at $2300.
Canon's newest APS-C mirrorless camera sports an all-new 32MP CMOS sensor and is capable of shooting up to 14 fps with tracking AF, and also offers 4K/30p video recording with no crop. An electronic viewfinder will be bundled in some kits.
Canon has announced their latest DSLR, the EOS 90D. It comes with an all-new sensor, full-width 4K video recording, updated autofocus through its optical viewfinder, and a host of other enhancements in a weather-sealed body.
A September firmware update will bring some minor enhancements to the autofocus user experience in Canon's current full-frame mirrorless cameras.
Panasonic has announced its S Pro 24-70 F2.8 lens: the fourth L-mount lens from the company. This Leica-certified lens has a 'double focus' system, focus clutch and weather-sealing. It will be available in October for $2200.
Panasonic has announced the Leica DG Summilux 25mm F1.4 II, a light refresh of an existing lens that adds weather-sealing and a new finish. It will be available in late October for $699.
Panasonic's video-centric Lumix DC-S1H full-frame mirrorless camera has been officially launched, and will ship in late September for $4000. The S1H captures 6K/24p and 4K/60p video, offers 10-bit 4:2:2 internal recording, unlimited record time and V-Log / V-Gamut support, allowing for footage nearly identical to Panasonic's pro Varicam models.
Lume Cube is straying from its standard form factor with the introduction of PANEL, a bi-color temperature LED light designed to be mounted to a camera's hotshoe.
Nikon has launched dedicated LUTs for its Z6 and Z7 mirrorless camera systems and clarified that its ProRes RAW update won't come without a cost.
First announced at NAB Show, 2019, Gudsen has made its new MOZA AirCross 2 gimbal which boasts a 3.18kg (7lb) load capacity and 360° rotation on all axes.
The function identifies image elements, like people and their faces, skin, sky, buildings and more and applies structure selectively, instead of globally across the photograph.
It's not cheap and certainly not for everyone, but it is a beautifully engineered piece of equipment.
NeuralCam is a third-party camera app that takes inspiration from Google's AI-powered Night Sight camera feature and brings it to iOS devices.
Equipment rented out via SharGrid is protected against damage, theft, loss and fraud, including voluntary parting (theft by the renter).
Expanded insurance coverage now also includes theft by the renter, in addition to previous coverage which included damage, loss and theft from the renter.
Nitecore has taken a departure from its usual world of flashlights and batteries to introduce a new lineup of cinema lenses for full-frame camera systems.
Canon and Sony have just updated their enthusiast compacts, but each has a different area of strength. We looked at how they compare, for different types of photography.
The Apple iPad has always been a tempting tool for photographers on the go: slim, lightweight, and now with the current iPad Pro models, powerful enough to do most photo tasks you'd accomplish on the desktop. The software isn't quite there yet, but the next release of iPadOS should bridge that gap.
Colin Goudie is a film editor with a career spanning over 35 years, known most recently for his work on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. He talked with DPRevew about editing movies back in the film days, and the transition to a fully digital workflow.
Photographers used to do crazy things like smear petroleum jelly on their lenses to create interesting photos, but thanks to the Lensbaby Omni you can get those same effects without plopping goo on your glass. Join Chris and Jordan for some creative photography.
The ‘Overall’ winning shot was captured with a DJI Phantom 4 Pro, marking the first time the winning image has ever been captured with a drone.
The system can simulate the camera's movement and the set lighting to perfectly match the background with the scene.
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) isn't new technology, but this does mark the beginning of an era where you can search for text found within your images hosted on Google Photos.
Photographer Aryeh Nirenberg used an astro-modified Sony a7S II to capture the 1,100 images that went into making this 55-second timelapse.
The Sony RX100 VII takes the place of its RX100 VA sibling as our top overall pick, while the Canon G5 X II replaces the Panasonic LX100 II as our alternate choice.
A recent screenshot from the German Nikon Professional Service website shows that only 1,000 of Nikon's 500mm F5.6 PF ED VR lens are being produced each month.
Viltrox has shared photos and specifications on its official Weibo account of three upcoming APS-C lenses for Fujifilm, Sony and Leica camera systems.
Weird lens aficionado Mathieu Stern quite literally got more than he bargained for when he paid just €2 for a rare projector lens that creates some of the most intense swirly bokeh we've ever seen.
The short video shows off the silhouettes of four new lenses — one large lens and three compact lenses — alongside two current Tamron Sony E mount lenses.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII is the most capable pocket camera currently on the market thanks to a combo of good image quality, smooth stabilized 4K and an industry-leading autofocus implementation. For these reasons it receives our gold award.
New top end calibration package aims to reduce waste when printing on difficult surfaces by making color measurement more accurate
Moment's new 37mm Cine filters are compatible with various models of iPhone, Pixel, OnePlus and Galaxy devices.
Instagram has dismissed another viral spam image that is circulating on its platform, this one claiming that, starting tomorrow, all user content will be made public (including deleted messages) and that the company will be able to use images against users in court.
The upcoming products are designed to create a ‘complete line of photo and video products’ designed for photographers of all levels.
Nikon has finally made it possible to transfer Raw images from their Wi-Fi-capable cameras to smartphones and tablets running the new SnapBridge 2.6 application.
DroneDJ conducted a comprehensive search of DJI's official online store and noticed most models were out of stock.
The new app, which is limited to iOS, for the time being, makes it easy to deliver images to clients, who can easily sort through and download images on-the-go.
The adapter uses a six-element design to make the most of even the fastest Hasselblad V lenses on Fujifilm's GFX mount camera systems.
Huawei's upcoming high-end devices are likely to catch up with Apple and Samsung in terms of 4K video frame rates.
In this video we’ve traveled to southern Spain with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X. There, we headed for the town of Sevilla to meet up with action sports photographer Fernando Marmolejo.
Henry Diltz recounts how he became the official photographer of Woodstock and shares what it looked like through the viewfinder.
Canon Australia appears to have leaked two upcoming cameras in a pair of promotional videos - an ‘EOS M6 II’ and an ‘EOS 90D.’
The adapter sits inside the camera and compresses the lens image to fit the camera's Super 35mm sensor, and restoring the look of the original focal length of the lens
Sydney-based coder Greig Sheridan and his photographer partner Rocky have introduced Intervalometerator, an open-source intervalometer designed for deploying inexpensive remote time-lapse systems involving Canon DSLRs, Arduino and Raspberry Pi hardware.
The lens, set to ship later this year for a yet-to-be-determined price, is an update to Yongnuo's original 35mm F1.4 lens that adds an ultrasonic motor.
The One Action's ultra-wide camera lets you to record horizontal video while holding the phone vertically.
Prograde says its new program scans for ‘key attributes of your card’s use history to determine how much life is remaining before you reach design limits’ and can ‘clean up the way data is stored to your card to ensure it’s optimized for the highest performance.’
We've been busy shooting around Seattle with Sigma's new 45mm F2.8 full-frame lens and have topped off our initial sample gallery accordingly. Have a look.
We recently reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DC-G95 (also known as the G90, G91 and G99) and found it to be a good all-around camera. But is it best for the kind of shooting that you do? Click through to find out if the G95 is right for you.
The Canon RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS is a do-everything lens for the RF system, designed to cover pretty much any situation from sweeping landscapes to capturing distant details. Take a look at how it performs in our sample gallery.
Walmart accidentally offered up bargain-basement rates for DJI drones and other camera gear from a company called Ecom Electronics that retails through its website.
Sony's RX100 VII has landed, but after seven(!) iterations you may be asking, "Is there anything left to add to this camera?" It turns out the answer is a resounding 'yes'. Watch Chris and Jordan's video review to learn what's new and why it matters.
Recently, the FAA granted recreational drone pilots access to LAANC. Now, they want to administer a test and are seeking the public's input.
Arcane Photos is an alternative to Google Photos and other cloud-based options for uploading and storing images that's blockchain-based and decentralized with an emphasis on privacy.
Matt, of the YouTube channel DIY Perks, has shared a video showing how old TVs and monitors can be upcycled into natural-looking light that resembles light coming through a window.
The new Canon RF and Nikon Z mount options add to the Sony E, Fuji X, MFT, Canon EF and Nikon F mount versions currently available.
Z Cam has opened pre-orders for its new, 6K E2-F6 and 8K E2-F8 full-frame cinema cameras, which were first introduced during NAB 2019.
Leica has announced its APO-Summicron-SL 50mm F2 lens, which is designed for the L-mount system. The lens is the smaller, lighter and (slightly) cheaper little brother to the 50mm F1.4 and is now available for $4495.
The battery works with a7 III, a7R III and a9 camera systems and connects with your smartphone or tablet to help you keep tabs on the health of the battery. Oh, and you'll need to update the firmware of your camera battery.
Photo Rumors is reporting that the next-generation GoPro camera will feature a 12MP sensor capable of shooting 4K video at 120 fps and have the option for add-on screen, LED lighting and microphone accessories thanks to redesigned housing.
The Tamron 35-150mm F2.8-4 is being marketed as a dedicated portrait lens, offering focal lengths appropriate for both traditional long lens portraiture as well as wider-angle environmental portraits and lifestyle shots. Take a look at how it performs.
Luminar 4 photo editing software is slated to be released this Fall from Skylum. They recently offered up a more detailed sneak peek at the AI Sky Replacement filter that will be included in the update.
The replica is identical to the lunar version, down to the serial number plates, various labels and more.
Nearly four months after first announcing the CoolPix W150, Nikon has announced the pricing and availability of the camera in the United States.
In this video, award-winning photographer Max Lowe goes to Hawaii to meet adventurer and educator Austin Kino. To capture the experience, we gave Max a Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R, and the entire video was shot with the Lumix DC-S1.
A 23-second video shared online shows off what appears to be the rumored DJI ‘Mavic Mini’ drone previously seen in still images.
Not all food photography hacks are what they seem. Commercial food photographer Scott Choucino breaks down a number of tips that aren't what viral online videos might've led you to believe.
Adobe's latest update speeds up editing on computers with more powerful GPUs and adds a number of other features to streamline your post-production workflow.
Instagram has banned one of its advertising partners, HYP3R, after it was allegedly caught scraping a huge amount of data on users.
The third-generation smartphone gimbal brings new features and folds up into a smaller package than ever before.
First teased last week, Samsung has made its massive 108MP smartphone camera sensor official.
Security firm Check Point has detailed how it managed to hack into a Canon 80D DSLR to install a ransomware that encrypts images on the SD card to prevent them from being viewed.
DJI is expected to announce a new drone tomorrow and it seems little has been hidden according to the latest leaked images and specifications.
The lens is an affordable portrait-oriented lens with a 13-blade aperture diaphragm.
Though it lacks some of the bells and whistles offered by the G5 X II, the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III adds a newer 1" sensor design and some useful upgrades to an already impressive compact. Take a look at some of our first shots and keep an eye out for our full analysis soon.
Photographer Irene Rudnyk shows how she captured portraits in her backyard using little more than a garden shed and natural light.
Thanks to an optional firmware update, the Panasonic S1 now offers advanced video features historically reserved for the company's GH series of cameras. Does this make the S1 the best full frame camera for video on the market?
The world's 'first' pinhole zoom lens is due to be created after the campaign hits it funding target many times over
The updated interface makes it easier to quickly and efficiently edit images with a dedicated toolset for photographers.
The lens is compact, lightweight and relatively affordable, retailing for just $199.
The Lavalier GO is a 4.5mm omnidirectional microphone designed specifically for Rode's ultra-compact Wireless GO system.
Blackmagic Design has announced the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a compact cinema camera with a Super 35 sensor capable of Raw shooting with up to 13 stops of dynamic range.
Drones have a lot of uses, from delivery food to aiding in search and rescue efforts. Now, a research team at UC Berkeley has created a drone that can squeeze through small spaces.
This pocket-sized slider offers a lot of functionality in a compact package.
Get printing to get closer with this astonishing extension tube. You'll be able to fill the frame with the tiniest objects and impress all your macro friends with your DIY skills
DJI released a teaser trailer to announce their latest product, slated for this Tuesday. Recent documents also reveal plans for a Mavic 2 Pro+ and Mavic 2 Zoom+ in early 2020.
The system bears a striking resemblance to the Eye-Control autofocus system found in Canon's 1992 EOS 5 film camera.
A new report from 9to5Google claims there will be a ‘DSLR-like’ camera attachment for Google's upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone.
Samsung's latest Note smartphones offer top-end mobile camera technology in a choice of two sizes.
Blackmagic Design doesn't say what will be discussed other than saying the livestream will be ‘related to its post production and camera products.’
Sony's Tough SD cards get put through the ringer and back in this brutal torture test from Steve Huff.
Who said the megapixel wars was over?
Tamron has clarified which of its lenses are currently compatible with Canon and Nikon mirrorless systems and which ones will be updated via firmware in the near future.
The Fujifilm GFX 100 combines the highest resolution we've ever tested with features such as image stabilization, on-sensor phase detection and 4K video capture that you don't usually find in medium format cameras. Does this make it the ultimate do-everything camera?
There are no offline or third party alternatives to Panono's cloud-based stitching service. Now the company wants to charge for this essential element of its product.
A number of Pixel 3 units are experiencing an issue with the camera that causes the image to shake uncontrollably with an accompanying clicking noise.
Designed for large format movie cameras the lens offers a 6.14mm focal length for seriously wide fisheye photography
Samsung claims the new technology offers the industry’s fastest data transfer rate, citing writing speed of 450 microseconds (?) and a reading response time of 45?.
Last month, Skydio teased a follow up to their premier R1 drone for this Fall. Now they've released sample footage from what they call the Skydio 2.
Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami has created the ‘Frankenstein’ camera, a functional large format camera system handmade from old and broken computer components.
If Canon brings the patent to fruition, your next camera may very well be able to be charged by simply putting it atop a wireless charging mat.
Would you use a medium format camera for video? In this week's episode Jordan does, and he explains why he's pleasantly surprised – even impressed – with the video capabilities of Fujifilm's 100MP medium format camera.
The new adapter series is designed to take account of the thinner filter stack of the BMPCC to deliver better performance than the regular versions, says Metabones
For better or worse, it doesn't seem as though the idea caught on in the photography world.
Elinchrom says the ELM8 is the ‘most portable, powerful and progressive modular system’ of its kind.
Facebook has confirmed it's adding ‘from Facebook’ to both Instagram and WhatsApp in an effort to ‘to be clearer about the products and services that are part of Facebook.’
The kiosk pairs with Kodak print stations to make prints, photo books and more.
Nikon has announced the winners of the 2018-2019 Nikon Photo Contest, the 50th iteration of the international competition. We've rounded up the Gold Prize winners from each of the categories.
Adding a 6-bay higher performance model to its Slim series of small and portable NAS units, Synology hopes to offer plenty of capacity, functionality and speed. Here's a hands-on review of the new Synology DS620Slim.
This week Chris and Jordan review the Nikon 24-70mm F2.8 S for Z-mount, a lens many photographers consider to be the foundation of the 'holy trinity' of zoom lenses. Does it measure up to the high expectations set by Nikon? Tune in to find out.
You can now use graduated filters at more than one angle for more precise brightness control, while a new Hood for the Lee 100 system offers better protection from stray light
The FAA partnered with Kittyhawk earlier this year to help revamp their B4UFly app. The long-awaited update is now available.
Vox has shared a fascinating video explaining how those stunning colors appear in deep space pictures from the Hubble telescope—images actually shot in black and white.
Leica has brought live a firmware update for its Q2 camera to address an issue that left its DNG files unreadable when shot in ‘Continuous Super Speed’ mode.
We've updated our RX100 VII sample gallery with fresh images, as well as Raw conversions made using Adobe Camera Raw and a beta color profile. Have a look.
Meyer Optik brand is set to come back to life after optimization of mechanical and optical designs of the Trioplan 100 II is almost finished. The company will reintroduce six re-formatted lenses this year and will offer one completely new model
Benro has dramatically expanded its gimbal offerings with the new X Series, which has options for DSLR, mirrorless and smartphone camera systems.
It's taken a little longer than expected, but the 13.5mm full-frame equivalent lens is now available to pre-order.
GoPro has streamlined its mobile offerings by combining its Quick video editing toolkit into its main GoPro app for an all-in-one solution to capturing, editing and sharing GoPro footage from your mobile device.
DJI has finally entered the lucrative drone racing market with its Digital FPV System.
Photographer Jeanette Moses tries out four high-end camera straps while on the job including the Holdfast Skinny MoneyMaker, Holdfast MoneyMaker Solo, Peak Design Slide and the BlackRapid Nicole Elliot. Her pick, the Peak Design Slide, is also the most affordable.