Top 10 sample galleries of the year #5: the Fujifilm X-T20

We’re counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017, and we’ve at last cracked the top 5 (see the other winners below). Sitting pretty in the #5 spot is a little number we like to call the Fujifilm X-T20. The little brother of the mighty Fujifilm X-T2,… Continue reading

Retrographic: The world’s most iconic black & white images brought to life in color

There’s an incredibly talented online community of colorization enthusiasts and professional retouchers who spend their free time bringing iconic black-and-white photography to life in color. You typically find their work on Facebook, Reddit, or occasionally featured on photo blogs, but we’ve never seen it published in any official printed capacity… Continue reading

Photography gifts for every budget

Shopping for a photographer? Whether you are one yourself or not, chances are you could use some ideas. From stocking stuffers on up, we’ve got some photography gift suggestions for every budget. 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Under $50 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: $50-200 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Over $200 Continue reading

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #6: the Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art

We’re counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017. Our #6 gallery was looked through more than 1.3 million times. So what product attracted this number of eyeballs? Why, the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DH HSM Art lens of course. Oh the portraits you will take! This lens… Continue reading

Photo story of the week: A spectacular wedding shoot in Norway

The bride and groom, Tim and Kylie, were married two years ago in Long Beach and between all the formalities and rainy weather they were left feeling a little empty handed and did not get the photos they imagined. They wanted to remarry and to be intentional about making their… Continue reading

Behind the scenes: Shooting a cinematic short film with the iPhone X

Photographer Ryan Earl and filmmaker Nick Arcivos of AmnesiArt recently created an extremely impressive cinematic short film. Impressive not only because the shots were gorgeous, well-planned, and well-executed… but also because the entire thing was shot on an iPhone X. The film is called ‚Made in Paris‘, and it’s a… Continue reading

Is the future of beginner photography a bright orange camera with no buttons?

Traditional Kamera manufacturers fail beginner photographers over and over. They’ll gladly sell you a Kamera with a kit lens, but they’ve struggled to help beginners with any of the challenges that come after taking it out of the box. It’s not for lack of trying; every manufacturer has some form… Continue reading

These are the best smartphone cameras you can buy now

Few would argue that in 2017 the mobile device industry is a major driver of imaging hardware innovation. Long gone are the days when the size of the image sensor and the aperture were the major determining factors for image quality. Instead, phone manufacturers have turned to software and computational… Continue reading

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #7: the Olympus Tough TG-5

We’re counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017. At #7 we have the Olympus Tough TG-5. And here we thought the compact Kamera market was dead! All joking aside, this is a lovely little Kamera. Read why we called it ‚best rugged compact you can buy… Continue reading

Ultra-creative NYC ‚layer-lapse‘ plays with night and day… and your mind

Filmmaker Julian Tryba has created a time-lapse that is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before—and that’s saying something when you’re talking about one of the most popular (and creative) genres of photography out there. His so-called NYC Layer-Lapse ditches the traditional time-lapse model of watching the world go by, and… Continue reading

Canon Japan unveils a few silly gear-themed gifts for Canon lovers

Ahead of the holiday shopping season comes a new catalog of gifts from Canon Japan. The gifts are styled after the Kamera company’s existing gear, including a coffee mug and travel thermos designed to resemble lenses, a pair of miniature USB flash drives that resemble classic Canon Kameras, a photo… Continue reading

Polaroid wants Fujifilm to pay millions in royalties for Instax Square format

According to a report by World Intellectual Property Review, Fujifilm has filed a complaint for declaratory judgment, asking a US district court to clear the company of any wrongdoing after it was allegedly threatened with trademark litigation by Polaroid over the borders around its Instax Square images. According to the… Continue reading

Sony a7R III added to studio scene comparison

We’ve had our hands on the Sony a7R III for about a week now, and the Kamera has quickly impressed our reviewers both in the studio and on the road. Currently, a couple of our staffers are traipsing around Arizona capturing beautiful photos we’ll soon be adding to our a7R… Continue reading

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #8: Nikon D7500

We’re counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017. At the #8 spot we have the Nikon D7500, which launched in the spring of this year. This enthusiast DSLR is very well suited for all forms of still photography – read how it won one of our… Continue reading

Surface Beast: A photographer’s review of the Microsoft Surface Book 2

This review was originally published on Blair Bunting’s blog, and is being republished in full on DPReview with express permission from the author. Over the last year I have been slowly migrating from Apple to Windows, and to be honest, breaking out of the walled gardens that I lived within… Continue reading

Gear of the Year 2017 – Allison’s choice: Google’s HDR+ mode

I was told. And I believed. But I didn’t quite understand how good Google’s Auto HDR+ mode is. After shooting with the Pixel 2 in some very challenging lighting conditions, I’m a believer. Google’s HDR+ mode is really, really good. And I’m prepared to defend it as my Gear of… Continue reading

B+W releases 3-slot filter holder for 100mm filter system

German filter manufacturer B+W has announced a new filter holder to go with the 2mm thick 100mm square filters it launched this year. The new holder is made from aluminum and offers three slots so users can use multiple filters at the same time. The holder has a light seal… Continue reading

Blackmagic unveils DeckLink 8K Pro capture card for ‚real time 8K workflows‘

General opinion seems to be that 8K is a long way off, but it’s actually coming much faster than people think, and the industry is gearing up (literally) for it. Case in point: meet the new Blackmagic DeckLink 8K Pro capture card that ‚breaks new ground in high quality‘ by… Continue reading

RAW Power: An iOS raw editor designed by the former Apple Aperture lead

Apple’s mobile operating system has been able to shoot RAW images for a while now, but iOS 11 added broad support for raw formats from other Kameras, opening up the door for new apps to leverage this ability and let you edit your professional Kamera’s RAW photos on your phone… Continue reading

OnePlus 5T features 18:9 display and updated dual-camera

OnePlus has today launched its latest smartphone, the OnePlus 5T. The 5T carries over most of the internal components, including the Snapdragon 835 chipset, from its predecessor OnePlus 5 but comes with a very obvious change on the exterior: The AMOLED screen now features an 18:9 aspect ratio and covers… Continue reading