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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!
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
videoApr 29, 2020 at 13:00
Want to shoot some portraits with great lighting while stuck at home? We show you how – and you probably won't need any new gear to do it!
videoApr 29, 2020 at 12:00
Dee Molenaar, a photographer, artist and icon in the Pacific Northwest mountaineering community passed away recently at the age of 101. Filmmaker and DPReview collaborator Eric Becker spent some time with Dee and his children before he died, and created a short film about Dee’s inspirational life. Watch it exclusively here.
videoApr 25, 2020 at 13:00
Impressively compact and no slouch in terms of sharpness: Tamron's 70-180mm F2.8 for Sony E-mount shapes up to be a solid option for a7-series photographers.
videoApr 23, 2020 at 13:00
Tiny crystals on a glass slide may look unimpressive to the naked eye, but with a macro lens and some polarizing filters they become magical. We show you how to make your own.
videoApr 22, 2020 at 13:55
'I Am Vital' is a short film from Florian Ledoux reminding the world about the importance of water and our disappearing glaciers in the age of climate change.
videoApr 20, 2020 at 17:00
In this video we share our first impressions of the Canon EOS R5's impressive video specifications, as well as some other features that might get lost in the headlines.
videoApr 20, 2020 at 17:00
Canon has revealed the video specs of its forthcoming EOS R5, including internal Raw capture of its 8K/30p footage. There's also full-width 4K at up to 120p with 10-bit 4:2:2 recording and full AF in all modes.
videoApr 12, 2020 at 20:05
The two-minute video shares a behind-the-scenes look at how commercial film production company Threefold made an old ambulance the ultimate all-in-one film truck.
videoApr 11, 2020 at 07:00
We shot Fujifilm's new Acros II black and white film in both 35mm and 120 medium format, developing it ourselves. We also compared it to Fujifilm's Acros film simulation. The verdict? We like this film!
videoApr 7, 2020 at 16:33
Marrying technologies invented over 150 years apart, U.S. photographer Shane Balkowitsch used the wet collodion process to photograph a sitter in London as she posed in front of her phone camera
videoApr 6, 2020 at 18:51
The 15-minute tutorial shows how with a few sheets of printer paper and a light source or two, you can create abstract macro photographs.
videoApr 3, 2020 at 23:50
Following our recent microphone pre-amp shootout there was a lot of controversy surrounding the results from the Sony a7 III. Our team tested a second a7 III body to verify the results and discovered some important things that could impact the rankings – depending on what microphone you use.
videoApr 1, 2020 at 14:27
Firmware version 1.1.0 addresses the lack of 24p (23.98fps) shooting and fixes a few bugs within the camera system.
videoApr 1, 2020 at 14:00
Lots of people are suddenly working from home. For many, that means creating online videos for others to watch or logging time on video calls. We review some simple techniques to make your videos look and sound great, so you'll look more professional.
videoMar 31, 2020 at 16:18
Award-winning automotive filmmaker Al Clark talks about how he was able to capture a Bugatti Chiron accelerating from 0 – 250 mph.
videoMar 31, 2020 at 14:39
Photographer Brendan Barry is back with another tutorial, this one on developing photos at home using coffee, vitamin C, washing soda and salt.
videoMar 30, 2020 at 18:36
ProRes RAW for Windows version 1.0 adds beta ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ support to Adobe After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Premiere Rush.
videoMar 28, 2020 at 13:00
We invited a professional audio engineer to test the microphone pre-amps in cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and Olympus. Find out which ones deliver the best sound.
videoMar 25, 2020 at 17:54
Stuck at home with not very much to do due to stay-at-home directives or quarantines? Here's how to use some old and odd lenses to turn your room into a camera.
videoMar 25, 2020 at 13:00
Like many photographers stuck at home due to the coronavirus, Chris and Jordan need a creative outlet. Let's see what happens when they try to re-create bad product photography from a kids' toy.
DPReview TV: New show premiere! Host Don Komarechka combines photography and simple science projects
videoMar 21, 2020 at 07:00
We're adding a new show to the DPReview TV lineup! Host Don Komarechka will share simple science projects that can be replicated at home to create stunning images. Sit back, relax and watch a mad scientist at work.
videoMar 16, 2020 at 19:29
Have you ever wondered what goes into making a camera system water-resistant? Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource has the answers for you, as well as a BTS look at a bespoke testing rig.
videoMar 14, 2020 at 07:00
New lenses are getting better than ever, but sometimes it feels like prices are rising to stratospheric levels. Chris and Jordan share their picks for the best budget lenses for Canon APS-C DSLRs.
videoMar 13, 2020 at 13:28
Canon Australia has published a press release confirming its upcoming EOS R5 mirrorless camera will capture internal 8K video at up to 30 frames per second and feature 'advanced animal AF.'
videoMar 11, 2020 at 18:16
Motorsport filmmaker Nick Shirrell was recently invited to Italy by Ferrari to capture Ferrari cars, both modern and old, with his trusty Super 8 camera. We had a chance to talk with him about the experience.
videoMar 11, 2020 at 14:00
Nikon's firmware 3.0 update for the Z6 and Z7 includes AF improvements designed to replicate its class-leading 3D-tracking mode for DSLRs. We put it to the test to see how well it works.
videoMar 10, 2020 at 15:09
The provision of in-body stabilization makes the X-T4 a capable self-contained video platform. The quality of its 4K sets high expectations but, while it's no GH series, it's an effective travel companion. See some sample footage and find out what it's like to use.
videoMar 7, 2020 at 08:00
A lot has changed since we last compared entry-level APS-C mirrorless cameras. In this 2020 update, Chris and Jordan compare the Fujifilm X-T200, Sony a6100, and Canon EOS M50. Which one is right for you?
Video: Olympus shows off incredible photos from its 150-400mm F4.5 lens, hints at further lens developments
videoMar 5, 2020 at 20:26
The incredible images were captured with the Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 lens using the built-in 1.25x extender and an external 2x extender, giving it a 2000mm (35mm equivalent) focal length.
videoMar 4, 2020 at 15:00
Nikon's ES-2 film digitizing adapter promises to be an easy way of scanning slides and negatives. We tested it with a bunch of different film stocks and discovered that it works pretty well!
videoFeb 29, 2020 at 08:00
Between 1978 and 1985 Pentax sold the Pentax Auto 110, a miniature SLR system built around Kodak's small-format 110 film cartridges. The 110 system is no longer with us, but its lenses are a perfect match for Micro Four Thirds. We discover the joy of using vintage Pentax 110 lenses on a modern digital camera.
videoFeb 27, 2020 at 18:24
The fact is a spoiler that could ruin the surprise in future movies, but director Rian Johnson is okay with that.
videoFeb 27, 2020 at 14:15
Jeremy, Richard and James of The Grand Tour use a photo expedition in Columbia as a means to poke fun at three different types of photographers you might find out in the wild.
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