Memistore lets you store two extra memory cards right on your camera

There are two kinds of photographers out there: those who have lost a memory card, and those who are going to lose a memory card… it’s only a matter of time. That’s where Memistore comes in: this interesting little Kamera attachment lets you store two extra SDHC cards right on… Continue reading

Apple’s new iMac Pro arrives December 14th, and first impressions are good

Listen up power-hungry Apple fanboys! Yesterday, Apple finally announced a release date for its beast of a desktop all-in-one, revealing that the new iMac Pro will be available to purchase starting on December 14th. The model’s arrival will mark the first instance of a new pro-tier Apple desktop release in… Continue reading

Portrait mode shootout: iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2

Portrait mode shootout: iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2 Like it or not, 2017 is the year that background-blurring Portrait Modes gained major traction in smartphone photography. Apple and Google both offer improved versions of the mode in their latest devices, making for better-looking results all around. But the… Continue reading

Have your say: Best smartphone of 2017

This year was a busy one for smartphone manufacturers, with major new handsets released from all of the big players. Take a look at some of 2017’s noteworthy new phones, and vote for your favorite! Continue reading

19 inspiring entries from the Sony World Photography Awards

19 of the best entries from the Sony World Photography Awards The Sony World Photography Awards—one of the largest annual competitions in the world of photography—is just a month away from closing its entries. To remind photographers of this deadline (and just maybe brag a little bit about the quality… Continue reading

Our favorite finalists from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

Later this week, on December 14th, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards will reveal the winning photos for 2017, each chosen from a pool of 40 finalists revealed earlier this month. The 40 images showcase fun and funny scenes captured by wildlife photographers around the globe: singing elephant seals, a laughing… Continue reading

Instagram now lets you follow hashtags, is testing ‚recommended‘ posts

Instagram will now let you follow hashtags in addition to individuals. The change, announced through the Instagram blog, comes about a month after initial reports surfaced that Instagram was ‚testing‘ the feature with small groups of users. As Instagram explains in its blog post, this is all about ‚enhancing‘ discovery:… Continue reading

Google launches three mobile photography ‚Appsperiments‘

Google today launched the first three installments in a series of experimental photography apps that the company calls ‚appsperiments‘. The apps build on a range of technologies that are currently under development at Google, including: object recognition, person segmentation, stylization algorithms or efficient image encoding and decoding technologies. Storyboard –… Continue reading

Toshiba unveils world’s first 14TB conventional magnetic hard drive

Toshiba has unveiled what it claims is the first ever Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) Hard Drive (HDD) with a massive 14TB capacity. This drive, which is billed as a model for enterprise use, boasts nine disks and a helium-sealed design, 3.5in form factor, 7200rpm speed, and a 6Gbit/s SATA interface.… Continue reading

Major Update: Adobe adds tone curve, split toning and more to Lightroom CC

The tone curve, one of the most important features missing from Lightroom CC 1.0, is finally being added. Photo: Adobe Adobe has launched a major update to the entirely Lightroom CC ecosystem today, releasing major updates for Lightroom CC on Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, in addition to… Continue reading

Olympus 45mm F1.2 Pro sample gallery updated

The Olympus 45mm F1.2 is one of the company’s three F1.2 lenses, promising ‚feathered‘ bokeh wide open, and a portrait-friendly effective focal length of 90mm. We’ve had one for a while, and we just updated our samples gallery with some F1.2 images shot on an Olympus-organized trip to Charleston, South… Continue reading

Have your say: Best compact camera of 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: time to vote for your favorite Kameras and lenses in our year-end Readers‘ Choice Awards. It certainly was a good year for compact Kameras – cast your vote before the polls close! Continue reading

Smartphones dominated Flickr’s 2017 uploads, but DSLRs are on the rise

Photo by Max Delsid The iPhone has dominated Flickr’s annual ‚top devices‘ list, representing 54% of the site’s top 100 devices in 2017, as well as the majority of the site’s 10 top devices list. These figures were published as part of Flickr’s end-of-year analysis, in which the platform reveals… Continue reading

Musician kicks photographer in the face during rock concert, sending her to the ER

Queens of the Stone Age leading man Josh Homme did something at a show last night that seems both willful and horrifying. In the middle of a song, with no reason or provocation, he walked over to photographer Chelsea Lauren and kicked her squarely in the Kamera and face. Lauren,… Continue reading

Lytro might open source its light-field photo sharing platform

Last week, light-field photography pioneer Lytro announced that it would discontinue the pictures.lytro.com platform, which allowed Lytro users to share their refocusable ‚living‘ light-field images with others online and through Facebook. The move, which is a direct result of Lytro changing its focus from consumer products to the professional market,… Continue reading

Lumoid gear rental service has been shut down

Lumoid, a startup that offered photography gear and other gadgets for rent, has been officially shut down. The process had actually been underway for months, but was only officially revealed to the public late last week. According to company founder Aarthi Ramamurthy, who recently posted about the matter on Facebook,… Continue reading

NiSi launches variable ND filter without the dreaded X-effect

NiSi Filters has announced a new variable ND filter that, at least according to the company, does not produce the dreaded X-effect at its most extreme settings. The NiSi Filters Pro Nano 1.5-5-stop Enhance ND-Vario offers between 1.5 stops and 5 stop of density variation to allow for moderate long… Continue reading

National Geographic photographer shares heart-wrenching video of starving polar bear

Video Screenshot. Credit: Paul Nicklen National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen’s Instagram account typically features breathtakingly beautiful scenes and stories from around the globe. Whales, penguins, and polar bears make up the brunt of his latest posts, all of them the kinds of photos wildlife photographers dream of capturing. One of… Continue reading

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2017

DPReview Awards 2017 Here at DPReview we handle a lot of gear. This year, plenty of amazing Kameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors, and we hope you’ve enjoyed reading about them as much as we’ve enjoyed writing about and testing them. We also enjoy arguing about… Continue reading

2017 Buying Guide: Best cameras for beginners

Maybe you want better photos in low light. Maybe you’re tired of digital zoom. Whatever the reason, if you’re looking for a capable, beginner-friendly Kamera to grow and learn with, we’ve got you covered. Continue reading