Top 5 news stories of the week on DPReview

Top 5 Photography News Stories of the Week The world of photography news moves fast, with tens of interesting, tragic, educational, and inspirational stories breaking sometimes daily. To help parse through the noise and focus on the signal, each week, we’re going to recap the 5 top photography news stories… Continue reading

Shooting Kīlauea Volcano, Part 2: Grounded

In the first part of this series, I talked about shooting Kilauea’s lava surface-flows using a drone. Now, I’d like to take a step back and talk about shooting the lava in a more traditional method: using a DSLR on the ground. If you’re inside the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park… Continue reading

The Olympus TG-5 and Nikon Coolpix W300 go to Puerto Rico

José Francisco Salgado is an astronomer, science photographer, and visual artist. His series of Science & Symphony films that have been presented in more than 200 concerts in 15 countries. He is a native of Puerto Rico. Editor’s note: The events described in this article took place several weeks prior… Continue reading

Have your say: Best entry-level ILC of 2017

The most important Kamera you’ll ever own is the first one you buy. This year was relatively quiet on the entry-level ILC front, but the quality of the Kameras released in this market segment was universally excellent. Vote while you can – polls close Monday! Continue reading

Have your say: Best mid-range ILC of 2017

This year saw several Kameras released in the mid-range ILC class, from full-frame DSLRs to super-compact APS-C mirrorless models. Take a look for a reminder of the key mid-range ILCs released in 2017, and don’t forget to vote for your favorites. Continue reading

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

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Disney’s 21st Century Fox acquisition means it will now own National Geographic

Earlier this week, a major entertainment industry merger was announced: Disney is planning to buy 21st Century Fox for a whopping $52.4 billion. But while this might seem unrelated to the world of photography at first blush, a closer look reveals something pretty important. If the purchase is allowed to… Continue reading

Leica unveils limited run of 100 red Leica M (Typ 262) bodies

Leica has released a series of 100 limited edition Leica M bodies with red anodized top and base plates. The company says the red hue of the Kameras makes a bold statement, though some might argue the nearly-$7,000 price tag is slightly more daring. The Kameras will be technically identical… Continue reading

Broncolor releases HSS-capable RFS 2.2 flash trigger for Fujifilm cameras

Broncolor has launched the RFS 2.2 F for Fujifilm Kameras. The new transmitter-receiver was made in collaboration with Godox, making it possible for Fujifilm owners to use broncolor’s pack systems and monolights. When used with supported products, namely broncolor’s Move and Siros lines, RFS 2.2 F supports high speed flash… Continue reading

Canon patents 400mm F5.6 catadioptric ‚mirror‘ lens

This diagram of the light path through Canon’s newly-patented 400mm catadioptric lens shows how the mirrors help to ‚fold‘ the light path and decrease the size of the lens. A new Canon lens patent out of Japan has been raising eyebrows around the photo community this week. The patent describes… Continue reading

DxOMark: The full-frame Leica M10 is ‚on par‘ with the best APS-C sensors

DxOMark has just finished a new sensor test, and for once it’s not a „highest rated Kamera in the world“ announcement. Instead, the testing and consulting company put the new Leica M10 to the test to see how it compares to the rest of the luxury brand’s lineup. The results:… Continue reading

How to photograph the northern lights

After publishing my recent 2017 Gear of the Year article, in which I highlighted a lens I used for shooting the aurora borealis, numerous people reached out to ask if I would write a follow-up article on how to photograph auroras. So, I decided to team up with DPReview contributor,… Continue reading

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Have your say: Best prime lens of 2017

The year 2017 was great for prime lens shooters. Based on reader interest and preferences, we’ve got a whopping twenty lenses for this category of our year-end reader polls. Vote now for your favorite! Continue reading

iPhone X sample gallery

The iPhone X shares the iPhone 8 Plus‘ Kamera specs with two notable exceptions: both of the X’s main Kameras are stabilized, and the telephoto lens boasts a brighter F2.4 aperture. Additionally, the X’s front-facing ‚TrueDepth‘ Kamera makes it possible to take selfies using Portrait Mode. Take a look at… Continue reading

Cosina has discontinued the Zeiss SLR Classic series of lenses

Cosina Japan has officially discontinued the Zeiss SLR Classic lens series, specifically bringing an end to the: Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm F2.8, 18mm F3.5, 25mm F2, 28mm F2, and 35 F1.4, as well as the Zeiss APO‑Sonnar T* 135mm F2. The notice simply reads (translated): „[Production End Guide] The ZEISS… Continue reading

A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you $13,200

Photo: Apple It’s official! As we reported yesterday morning, the iMac Pro is now officially on sale in the United States, starting with the two base models—the 8-core and 10-core variations—and a price tag of $5,000 for the ’standard configuration.‘ Up until now, that’s the only price we knew for… Continue reading

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 adds HDR support, VR video editing, and (finally!) curves

Apple has released a Final Cut Pro X update that adds a slew of new features and expanded support to its video-editing software, most notable among those features being support for 360-degree and VR video. This is a major update for the software, which has been optimized to fully leverage… Continue reading

Famed Chinese rooftopper falls to his death from 62-story skyscraper

Photo: Weibo Editor’s Note: We have decided not to post the video of the tragedy, or even link to it. Please, if you value your life, do not engage in ‚rooftopping‘ or other risky activities for the sake of a ‚cool‘ photo. There are legal and safe ways to capture… Continue reading

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Review

The PowerShot G9 X Mark II is an ultra-compact Kamera that features a larger-than-average 1″-type CMOS sensor. It serves as the entry-level model in Canon’s Gx-X series, and has an MSRP of $529. Being the entry-level model, Canon has given the Kamera a touchscreen-based interface that’s will be familiar to… Continue reading