Definitely a case of 'evolution rather than revolution', the new look is designed to help users recognize icons and logos more quickly in the different environments in which they appear
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May 2020 news and reviews
May 31, 2020 at 14:00
What does two years of progress look like, for Fujifilm's most video-centric models? Is the X-T4 worth the upgrade from the X-H1, or is now the time to bag yourself a bargain?
videoMay 30, 2020 at 18:58
Adobe has released a new video series titled In a Lightroom Minute that breaks down tips and tricks for Lightroom CC and Lightroom Mobile in 60 seconds (give or take a few).
videoMay 29, 2020 at 18:06
The live event is over, but the full replay is available until June 6 and they're still accepting donations — 100% of which go to Global Giving's Coronavirus Global Relief Fund and other regional charities.
Nikon's FY2020 financial results: ¥225.8B in revenue, ¥17.1B operating loss for Imaging Products Business
May 29, 2020 at 14:51
Nikon's financial results don't fall far from the updated forecast shared earlier this month and highlight just how unsure the entire industry is about the future due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 29, 2020 at 14:00
Thinking about buying your first film camera? Great news, there's plenty of options out there! Here are 12 things to keep in mind when picking out your perfect analog companion.
lens newsMay 28, 2020 at 18:57
The teaser doesn't share much information but based on the visuals provided, it appears to be a mid-range zoom roughly the same size as its 28-75mm F2.8 lens.
May 28, 2020 at 14:58
In early March, it was reported the ITC ruled in Autel's favor over a long-standing patent battle. DJI, and its legal team, have issued a response declaring victory on their end.
lens newsMay 28, 2020 at 13:23
Aside from the RF mount, the lens is identical to its Sony FE predecessor and is expected to retail for $800 when it starts shipping in June.
May 28, 2020 at 12:00
A few sophisticated features were touted with the release of DJI's latest consumer-grade drone, the Mavic Air 2, including the ability to shoot 8K Hyperlapse video. But you may encounter problems trying to watch that footage on your computer.
May 27, 2020 at 19:00
The new structure pays a percentage of the sale price based on the level the contributor is at—a level that's based on the number of sales made, with that count resetting on the first day of the year.
May 27, 2020 at 13:29
The Windows program works with nine of Fujifilm's X Series and GFX System medium format cameras and turns the video into a feed that can be used with video conferencing software.
lens newsMay 27, 2020 at 13:00
Panasonic has announced the compact and versatile 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 lens for L-mount bodies.
May 27, 2020 at 00:46
If you're into aerial photography, you've likely heard of From Where I Drone. Dirk Dallas talks to us about what makes an exceptional photo along with his new book, Eyes Over the World.
May 26, 2020 at 19:04
The E2-M4 features Raw video shooting (when attached to an external recorder), 13 stops of dynamic range and 4K 10-bit video at up to 160fps.
videoMay 26, 2020 at 14:00
Sony just announced the ZV-1, a modified version of the RX100 series aimed specifically at vloggers. We take a look at six important features you may have missed from the announcement.
camera newsMay 26, 2020 at 14:00
Sony has announced the ZV-1, which it calls a 'content creator' camera. It's essentially the hardware of an RX100 VA redesigned to make vlogging and facing-the-camera shooting easier.
lens newsMay 25, 2020 at 17:06
The lenses feature the same optical design as their predecessors, but offer weather-sealing, an updated focus ring and 'de-click' mechanisms.
May 25, 2020 at 13:00
Misery loves company, so we're sharing stories of cameras and lenses we sold and now regret letting go of – and inviting you to do the same.
mobileMay 25, 2020 at 00:00
The Xperia 1 II will be available to pre-order on June 1 for $1,200 with the first units set to ship out on July 24. If you get in early, Sony will even toss in an added bonus.
When most people think of Casio, the first things that pop into their minds are calculator watches and keyboards. But, as we explore in this article, the company was well ahead of its time creating features that are standard on modern cameras.
mobileMay 24, 2020 at 00:10
Unconventional and unsightly? Very much so. Effective? Most certainly. These six DIY smartphone rigs won't win any design awards, but they get the job done.
videoMay 23, 2020 at 07:00
Title fight! In one corner we have the new Olympus E-M1 Mark III. In the other is the Panasonic G9 – two years old, but sporting an impressive mid-life firmware update. Find out who wins the battle for Micro Four Thirds supremacy!
May 22, 2020 at 15:41
Panasonic and Atomos have announced 'technical issue' means ProRes Raw recording via HDMI won't be included in the Monday's firmware release
OnePlus is disabling the near-infrared 'Color Filter' camera on its 8Pro smartphone over privacy concerns
May 22, 2020 at 14:30
OnePlus announced the 'Photochrom' filter mode will be 'temporarily disabled' via a software update that's due out in the coming week.
May 22, 2020 at 14:00
What makes the Canon AE-1 so special to Editor Dan Bracaglia is its ability to connect him back to the childhood curiosity and excitement that originally made him fall in love with photography.
May 22, 2020 at 13:00
There's more work to be done on our full review of the E-M1 III, but in the meantime you can now compare its studio test scene results with those of its peers.
May 21, 2020 at 20:49
The first contest in a new series from the camera store challenges U.S. photographers to come up with imaginative pictures on the theme of Perspective.
May 21, 2020 at 19:46
According to the ruling, the grandmother refused to take down images of at least one of the minors, even after requests from their mother to do so. As a result, the grandmother will be fined €50 for each day the images are still up.
May 21, 2020 at 17:30
Freelance photographer Cooper Neill took some time to share with us what it was like to be one of only four photographers to shoot the UFC 249 mixed martial arts event in an empty arena in Florida.
mobileMay 21, 2020 at 15:50
Vivo's new system stabilizes the entire camera module rather than just a lens element or the image sensor like on more conventional systems.
May 20, 2020 at 20:46
Students attempting to submit photographed written responses for their Advanced Placement (AP) exams are failing tests because the testing portal doesn't accept the HEIC image file format.
May 20, 2020 at 19:14
The SD Association has announced its SD Express 8.0 specification, poised to 'set a new standard for memory cards.' The SD8.0 spec utilizes the PCIe 4.0 standard and NVMe technology to deliver transfer speeds up to 4GB/s.
May 20, 2020 at 18:27
The company cites poor sales volume and a struggle to increase profitability as the reasons for the decision.
CineStill's new developer kits make it easier than ever to creatively control slide film development
May 20, 2020 at 17:09
The new 3-bath reversal kits include a trio of new 1st developers that offer a range of color and contrast profiles to create three different looks from the same film stock
videoMay 20, 2020 at 13:00
We all have our favorite essential gear that lives in our camera bags. Find out what DPReview TV host Chris Niccolls keeps in his when he and Jordan are out on a shoot.
camera newsMay 19, 2020 at 21:10
The webpage shares a silhouetted image of the compact camera system with a countdown timer that ends on May 26.
mobileMay 19, 2020 at 18:46
Thanks to pixel-merging technology and an advanced Dual-Pixel AF Samsung's latest image sensor can adapt to a wide range of shooting situations.
Adobe updates Creative Cloud video and audio apps, adds GPU-accelerated encoding, ProRes RAW support and more
May 19, 2020 at 15:40
Adobe has released updates to many of its Creative Cloud applications, including popular video and audio applications such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder and Audition.
May 19, 2020 at 14:22
Recently, Palm* Photo Prize announced its shortlist photos that are in the running for the annual prize. We've rounded up some highlights.
reviewMay 19, 2020 at 13:00
With its unusual form factor can the Tourbox aid the editing process? Will its price and variety of tactile controls appeal to photo and video editors who would like to streamline their workflow?
May 18, 2020 at 23:59
The retail analyst firm's numbers show April sales were just 26.1 percent what they were last year, halving the already-halved sales from March this year.
May 18, 2020 at 18:30
Uncertainty over the conditions in which the show will have to be run in September have led organizers to cancel this years IBC in Amsterdam, but they promise a virtual event in its place
May 18, 2020 at 18:28
Twitter has been buzzing with concerns about a social media release form the AP has been using since at least 2015.
May 18, 2020 at 15:48
Earlier this month, Capture One showed off an upcoming update during a livestream presentation. Today, Capture One released this teased update, which is free for current Capture One 20 users.
May 18, 2020 at 15:19
The IMX500 image sensor features a stacked design that puts the pixel chip atop a logic chip to create an all-in-one system that can capture, process and extract metadata from the image in a single chip.
'Like being asked to cook for Gordon Ramsey' Photographer Jerry Ghionis on shooting portraits of Joe McNally
SponsoredMay 18, 2020 at 14:00
In 'Portrait of a Photographer', Jerry Ghionis and Joe McNally turn the cameras on themselves, using Nikon's Z 85mm F1.8 S. Take a look at the video and read an exclusive interview with Jerry.
May 17, 2020 at 19:03
The ITC's chief administrative judge ruled that DJI infringed upon a patent belonging to Autel Robotics.
first impressionsMay 17, 2020 at 13:00
The Sigma fp packs a lot of capability into the smallest full frame body on the market. What's it like to shoot a video with, though? We found a lot to like, and some things we hope can be improved.
May 16, 2020 at 18:24
Federal authorities are looking into an incident wherein a drone pilot flew far too close to the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels demo team during a flyover in Detroit, Michigan that was meant to be a tribute to the frontline workers handling the COVID-19 pandemic.
videoMay 16, 2020 at 07:00
This week, Jordan takes us behind the scenes of his short feature film, A Walk Down to Water. He and director Levi Holwell discuss the gear they chose for the production, as well as the importance of camera movement in storytelling.
Aurora Aperture unveils new rear mount filter system for Canon, Nikon, Sigma & Sony ultra wide-angle lenses
May 15, 2020 at 18:35
Aurora Aperture has announced a new rear mount filter system that is compatible with more lenses from additional manufacturers, features an improved design and includes a greater variety of filters.
May 15, 2020 at 14:29
Winners and finalists were recently selected for GDT's Nature Photographer of the Year, 2020, competition.
May 15, 2020 at 13:00
The Olympus mju-II / Stylus Epic is a highly-coveted film camera thanks to its sharp 35mm F2.8 lens, great metering/AF and pocketable/weather-sealed body. But these days the cost of one is just too darn high!
camera newsMay 15, 2020 at 03:00
Ricoh has published a video detailing the next flagship Pentax APS-C DSLR. Few details were revealed about this as-yet-unnamed camera, though the main focus of the video was its totally redesigned optical viewfinder.
lens newsMay 15, 2020 at 03:00
Ricoh has published a video setting out its development plans for new lenses, which include 85mm F1.4, 21mm F2.8 Limited, and 16-50mm F2.8 models.
mobileMay 14, 2020 at 21:27
The OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone was released at the end of April and over a couple of weeks since its release, users have discovered that the new 5MP Color Filter camera can see through various objects with IR shields.
May 14, 2020 at 17:16
Roger and Aaron of Lensrentals have shared their latest teardown; a careful disassembly of Nikon's Nikkor AF-S 120-300mm F2.8 FL ED SR VR lens.
mobileMay 14, 2020 at 13:57
The Information reports Distinguished Engineer Marc Levoy has left Google along with former General Manager of the Pixel Smartphones Business Unit, Mario Queiroz.
May 14, 2020 at 12:00
With a newfound ability to turn recent Canon cameras into high-quality webcams, there does come some responsibility. For the author, it means more frequently shaving and maybe tidying up a bit.
May 13, 2020 at 21:13
The eco-friendly bag manufacturer used the launch of its first tripod to raise funds to support the fight against the coronavirus as well as an organization helping brands to become carbon neutral
lens newsMay 13, 2020 at 17:18
According to Viltrox (and reports in our forums), its 23mm, 33mm and 85mm X-mount lenses can scratch the collar of the lens release button on the face of the X-Pro3 camera body.
May 13, 2020 at 15:41
With travel restricted and photographers unable to get to jobs celebrities are having to take their own pictures with remote direction from creative teams via video link. A supermodel and Batman are the latest to point the lens at themselves for cover shoots
videoMay 13, 2020 at 13:00
There's a right way and a wrong way to clean your camera lens. Naturally, we're going to show you the wrong way.
May 12, 2020 at 21:48
Due to the 'current global conditions,' Sony has announced it is automatically and immediately extending the benefits of its Sony Imaging PRO Support platform to all members, free of charge.
May 12, 2020 at 18:57
The tutorial is (somewhat) simple, doesn't require a capture card and involves free software, but it only works on Apple computers and certain camera models.
May 12, 2020 at 17:03
Nikon has paired its Z 50 kit with a number of accessories to create an all-in-one set of gear to get up and shooting video and vlogs right out of the box.
May 12, 2020 at 13:49
Nikon has announced new, lower projections for its 2020 fiscal year and has done some clever accounting to help reduce its taxable income for the year.
May 12, 2020 at 13:00
Welcome to the DPReview virtual camera museum, where you'll find everything from high-performance flagships to forgotten gems. Today, we invite you to abandon all hope, and tour the Hall of Shame.
May 11, 2020 at 17:27
The news comes just a week after Adobe announced its 99U conference will also be an online-only event due to safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020 at 15:16
The X100V update adds a feature to automatically shutdown the camera when it overheats while the X-A7 update adds new Instax printer support. Both updates also address 'minor bug fixes.'
reviewMay 11, 2020 at 13:00
The Panasonic FZ1000 II is a worthy successor to the company's first large-sensor, long-zoom bridge camera, and a value-conscious rival to the popular Sony RX10-series. It's just as fast as its predecessor but produces nicer JPEGs, has significantly improved controls and interface, and more.
May 10, 2020 at 17:35
San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences recently announced the winners of its annual BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition.
May 8, 2020 at 20:32
Having to upscale photos might not be as big of an issue with the ever-increasing pixel count of newer cameras, but for times when it's unavoidable, Let's Enhance 2.0 is a solid update.
May 8, 2020 at 17:11
The courses from Photography Life normally retail for $150 each. The first course is already live on YouTube with the next two due out within the next two weeks.
May 8, 2020 at 13:00
You’ve bought your first camera. You’ve bought some film. You’re ready to load up and start shooting. What could possibly go wrong? Lots of things, that's what! Here are some common mistakes to look out for.
May 7, 2020 at 23:50
Princess Kate challenges the UK to document human stories and everyday life during the coronavirus pandemic, with the best 100 making up an exhibition with the National Portrait Gallery.
May 7, 2020 at 18:28
Blackjet's TX-4DS 4-bay Cinema Dock 3 and the TX-1CXQ reader for CFexpress Type B and XQD cards offer up impressive speeds thanks to Thunderbolt 3 technology.
May 7, 2020 at 16:44
After a delay caused by supply issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nikon has confirmed its flagship D6 DSLR will ship on May 21, 2020.
May 7, 2020 at 13:42
The new Matrice 300 RTK and Zenmuse H20 series payloads bring DJI's latest technologies to the skies in a unique form factor.
May 6, 2020 at 22:25
Battery Mags are designed to hold three or four batteries in a 3D printed magazine, and to allow photographers to see at a glance which are fresh and which are dead
May 6, 2020 at 19:06
The event is set to take place on Adobe Live on Wednesday, June 17. You can register to virtually attend the event on Behance.
May 6, 2020 at 16:36
The 300W/s monolight is battery-powered and isn't much larger than your standard 70-200mm F2.8 telephoto zoom. Despite this, it packs in plenty of power and features for just $499.
videoMay 6, 2020 at 13:00
Ultra-wide lenses pose special challenges when shooting video, but can create dramatic effects. We review the Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine lens, which shares the same optical formula as the company's 12mm F2.8 lens for full frame cameras.
May 5, 2020 at 23:00
In a first for Capture One, the company showed off a trio of new features ahead of a free update, scheduled to release by the end of May. Among the new features, Capture One 20 will get new heal and clone brushes plus a new before/after view.
May 5, 2020 at 17:11
The 5th annual All About Photo Awards attracted submissions from all over the world. 4 out of the 5 top winning entries are black and white pictures. Here are some of the highlights.
May 5, 2020 at 14:20
Just because we can't get out and about like we normally would doesn’t mean we have to stop taking pictures. There’s still plenty you can do, provided you're prepared to use some imagination. Here are a few ideas to keep you shooting until normal life resumes.
May 5, 2020 at 13:18
According to the New York Post, B&H has furloughed roughly 400 of its 2,000 employees due to troubles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2020 at 18:56
High-resolution live preview via USB makes checking details and focusing much easier with this $100 update, or buy a special version of the EOS R with the function pre-installed.
Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro features faster CPU options, latest Intel Iris Graphics configurations and updated keyboard
May 4, 2020 at 16:49
In addition to the new keyboard, the updated 13-inch models offer double the base storage (256GB), faster CPU options and Intel's latest Iris Plus Graphics with the 10-gen Intel configurations.
videoMay 4, 2020 at 16:09
AVID's popular Media Composer video editing software has been transitioned over to a 64-bit program, ensuring the video editing application will now work with the latest macOS devices.
sample galleryMay 4, 2020 at 13:00
Over the course of finishing up our Panasonic FZ1000 II review, we took it out and about in Knoxville, Tennessee to see just what 400mm of (equivalent) zoom reach can do.
May 4, 2020 at 12:00
Facing the loss of a season's worth of wedding gigs, New York-based photographer Aaron DuRall is spending isolation creating colorful, subversive work that's worlds away from his typical documentary style.
May 3, 2020 at 13:00
We're continuing to highlight our favorite reader responses to the question "What piece of gear made the biggest impact on your photography?" Answers this time ranged from books to mentors to classic film cameras and beyond.
The Mavic Air 2 is a great all-around drone for almost anybody, but how are its photos? We shot Raw and JPEG images at both 12MP and 48MP, as well as 'SmartPhotos' that promise improved image quality. Compare the results in our sample gallery.
May 2, 2020 at 16:31
DPR Editor Dale Baskin shares the story of one of the cameras that helped him make the transition to digital – the Canon PowerShot G3.
May 2, 2020 at 15:52
Smithsonian Magazine recently announced winners and finalists for their 17th Annual Photo Contest. Here are some of the highlights.
videoMay 2, 2020 at 13:00
Have significant firmware updates changed Chris and Jordan's recommendations? Take a look at their updated entry-level full-frame mirrorless comparison.
May 1, 2020 at 20:00
Next year should see the first devices that can run DisplayPort 2.0 features through a USB-C port, giving this one port the ability to power external accessories as well as run high-resolution monitors and displays - with amazing data rates
May 1, 2020 at 18:21
The controller runs off two 'AAA' batteries and can remotely control Edelkrone's line of dollies, heads, jibs and sliders from up to 25m (82ft) away.
May 1, 2020 at 15:35
The new 3-in-1 card reader features slots for SD, microSD and CompactFlash cards, while the new 2-in-1 reader offers two slots for SD and microSD memory cards.
May 1, 2020 at 13:00
The Nikomat FT2 is a heavy, overly-complicated, fingernail-destroying film SLR from the 1970s and is easily one of Nikon's most difficult cameras to use, ever. Still, one reviewer found reason to love this ugly duckling of a film camera.
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