Arri repurposes internal filter tech to create a line of heavy-weight ND filters

Cinema equipment powerhouse Arri has introduced a new line of full spectrum neutral density filters that are designed to be used in front of the lens. The company says it has drawn on its expertise creating internal filtration systems for its ALEXA Mini and the AMIRA movie Kameras to produce… Continue reading

Godox unveils AD-L LED lamp head for its AD200 pocket-sized flash

Godox has launched a new AD-L LED head for its Witstro AD200 portable ‚pocket‘ flash, enabling users to swap the speedlight or bare-bulb head out for an LED unit. The AD-L LED head features 60 LEDs and an overall output of 3.6 watts, making it ideal for use as a… Continue reading

How the viral ‚climber eclipse‘ photos were shot

Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and Co-Founder of PhotoShelter. He’s an avid photographer and frequently speaks on how photographers can use online marketing to grow their businesses. This article was originally published on PhotoShelter, and is reproduced here with permission. This week’s total solar eclipse over the continental U.S. generated… Continue reading

Nikon delays 100th Anniversary D5, D500 and lenses over logo printing issue

Nikon has delayed the shipment of its 100th Anniversary D5 and D500 sets due to an issue with the logo printing process that may result in the logo peeling off. Nikon Japan revealed the delay in a newly issued apology advising customers that they will have to wait for shipments… Continue reading

This eclipse photo shows the crazy dynamic range of today’s image sensors

Nikon D750 without any filters at 1/8s, F11, and ISO 100. Photo by Dan Plucinski We talk about dynamic range (or lack thereof) a lot here at DPReview. But with all of the granular comparisons between the newest models, it’s easy to forget how incredible many of today’s image sensors… Continue reading

Samsung reveals Galaxy Note 8, comes with 12MP stabilized dual-camera

Earlier today, Samsung announced the latest high-end device in its Note series of large-format smartphones: the Galaxy Note 8. The new model is the Korean manufacturer’s first device with a dual-Kamera on the back, but while Samsung is a little late to the dual-cam game, at least on paper, the… Continue reading

Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM

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Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G

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Olympus Tough TG-5

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Intro to drones part 2: How to choose your first drone

So, you’re ready to buy your first drone. Great! But what to get? In this article, we’ll discuss criteria to consider when buying a drone so that you can find the model that’s right for you. We’ll also make a few recommendations based on different use cases. Note that this… Continue reading

Blind portrait shootout: Sony a9 vs Canon 1DX Mark II vs Nikon D5

Photographer Michael Andrew of YouTube channel Michael the Maven has put together a ‚Flagship Epic Shootout Review‘ video comparing the Sony a9, Nikon D5 and Canon 1DX Mark II. The full video is genuinely worth your time, but if you don’t have 44 minutes to spend watching the full review,… Continue reading

500px adds support for wide-gamut color profiles and Google WebP format

Photography sharing and community website 500px has announced support for both Google’s WebP format and wide-gamut images, as well as the ability to search based on color profile. According to 500px, the additional support reportedly reduces bandwidth usage by up to 25% while simultaneously enabling the service to offer images… Continue reading

DJI releases mandatory firmware for DJI Spark: update by September 1st… or else

Chinese drone maker DJI is releasing a mandatory firmware update for its DJI Spark drone, forcing all Spark owners to update their drone’s software by September 1st. Any Spark drone not updated by that date will be grounded remotely. The update brings multiple changes, but the reason it’s ‚mandatory‘ is… Continue reading

Godox’s smartphone app can now control all Godox wireless flash units

The app offers control of 15 groups of flashes with 32 channels to work with. Chinese flash manufacturer Godox has updated its smartphone app so that it can be used to control the output of all of its wireless X flash units. Originally designed to control the new A1 smartphone… Continue reading

New Western Digital MyBook Duo offers up to 20TB of storage… for $800

Earlier today, Western Digital introduced its new My Book Duo external desktop storage system, which offers up to 20TB of storage capacity and RAID capabilities. The My Book Duo connects to your computer via a USB Type-C port and supports USB 3.1 Gen 1/3.0/2.0 for high-speed connectivity. Additionally, the device… Continue reading

Sony a6500 firmware update improves image stabilization in movie mode

Sony has just released a new firmware version for its a6500 24MP APS-C mirrorless Kamera. Version 1.04 of the Kamera’s internal software improves performance of the image stabilization system when shooting video, and can be downloaded and installed from the Sony Support website now. As usual with Sony, you’ll have… Continue reading

Demo: Gudsen adds ‚Mimic Motion Control‘ to Moza Air gimbal

Chinese gimbal manufacturer Gudsen has released new firmware update for its Moza Air that offers new ways to control the motion of the head, as well as better timelapse features for long exposures. The Moza Air—which is designed for Kameras ranging from CSC bodies to high-end enthusiast DSLRs—now allows operators… Continue reading

Sony a9 underwater review: Shooting great white sharks

Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo is the largest underwater imaging equipment supplier in the world. They love the water, and they personally dive and shoot with the gear they sell. This article originally appeared on their website, and is reproduced here with permission. With the high speed shooting of the… Continue reading

Shooting the solar eclipse at DPReview headquarters

Most of us on the DPReview staff followed our own advice today: we put the Kameras down, donned our eclipse glasses and just enjoyed today’s total solar eclipse… most of us. Unable to contain himself, our own Rishi Sanyal decided last-minute to ignore all sound advice, hack together a rig… Continue reading

NASA captured photos and video of the ISS ‚photobombing‘ today’s solar eclipse

The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second during a partial solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 near Banner, Wyoming. Photo credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky Plenty of people were pointing their Kameras up at… Continue reading