Articles: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com) - RSS Feed

All articles from Digital Photography Review

Latest articles

Tutorial: How to photograph fireworks for 4th of July (or any celebration for that matter)

Photography by XXX Editor's note: This tutorial was written by photographer Stewart Marsden, the official photographer for the London New Year fireworks display and a National Geographic contributor. You can find more of Marsden's images on his portfolio, read more of his writing on his blog and purchase his images through his...

Xiaomi teases 12S Ultra smartphone with brand-new 1"-type Sony IMX989 image sensor

In January, Xiaomi announced its 12 series flagship smartphones. Since then, Xiaomi has entered a partnership with Leica and announced the Xiaomi 12S Ultra smartphone. Per Xiaomi on the social media platform Weibo, the 12S Ultra will use Sony's IMX989 image sensor. It's a 1"-type sensor, measuring 13.2 x 8.8 mm, giving a crop factor of 2.72, relative...

James Webb Space Telescope’s first color images to be ‘farther than humanity has ever looked before’

We're only 12 days away from seeing the first full-color scientific images from NASA's incredible $10B James Webb Space Telescope. As the excitement builds, NASA has suggested that the first images will be just the beginning of what we can expect to see from Webb. 'This is farther than humanity has ever looked before,' said NASA Administrator Bill...

Film Friday: A tribute to the Olympus OM-1 on its 50th anniversary

The Olympus OM-1 changed the way photographers viewed SLRs – small could also be serious (Photo by Jim Grey) In honor of the 50-year anniversary of the Olympus OM-1, Kosmo Foto founder Stephen Dowling has written up a comprehensive tribute to the camera that redefined what an SLR camera could be by keeping the design simple and compact without...

It's magic: Using an IR camera and Raspberry Pi to scan an invisibly marked card deck during a magic performance

Card tricks would be a lot easier if the magician knew the location of every card. Paul Nettle created a Github project, 'The Nettle Magic Project,' that uses special markings and a camera to identify and locate every card in a deck. Each card in the deck is marked with a unique barcode. Of course, if the cards were marked in traditional ink, that...

Meike announces new $250 50mm F0.95 manual lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras

Meike has announced the release of a new 50mm F0.95 lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems. The lens, which offers a roughly 80mm full-frame equivalent field-of-view, is fully manual and available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E-mount camera systems. The lens is constructed of seven elements in five groups and has...

Hands-on with Nikon's new Nikkor Z 400mm F4.5 VR S super-telephoto Z-mount lens

Introduction Nikon recently announced its new Nikkor Z 400mm F4.5 VR S, a super-telephoto lens for the company’s expanding lineup of Z-mount cameras. While DPReview TV has already shared its thoughts on the new lens, we wanted to share a few hands-on details of the compact super-telephoto prime. Who’s this lens for? Considering...

Profoto's new A2 monolight is about the size of a soda can

Profoto is well known for its wide range of studio-quality lighting solutions. The new Profoto A2 flash head is Profoto's latest compact light. It can be used handheld, mounted or rigged in ways that larger, heavier lights cannot because the Profoto A2 is roughly the size of a can of soda. The Profoto A2 delivers up to 100Ws of power and is compatible...

DigiKam, a free and open-source raw photo management app for macOS, Windows and Linux, has been updated

DigiKam is a free, open-source digital photo management app available on Windows, macOS and Linux. The app has just been updated to version 7.7.0, adding numerous new features, bug fixes and camera support. DigiKam 7.7.0 supports the AOM AV1 Image File Format (AVIF), an open-source video coding format. It's similar to HEIF. The app also adds read/write...

Nikon announces Z30 vlogger and creator-focused mirrorless camera

Nikon has announced the Z30, the third 'DX' (APS-C) model to be explicitly targeted towards content creators. It's a 21MP compact mirrorless camera that can shoot 4K/30 or 1080/120 video with quick and easy content sharing to smartphones. The Z30 fairly closely resembles the existing Z50 model in both appearance and specification, but gains the fully...

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Follow RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Follow RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!