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  • Get 20% Off PortraitPro 22 With Our Exclusive Code
    on 29th November 2021 at 3:21 am

    PortraitPro 22 is now available and ePHOTOzine members can currently save 20% when purchasing the software.

  • Win 1 Of 5 Vanguard Prizes In Our 'Bonfire Night' Photography Competition
    on 29th November 2021 at 3:21 am

    Enter our 'Bonfire Night' photography competition to be in with a chance of winning 1 of 5 top prizes from Vanguard which includes a VEO 3T+ 234CB travel tripod worth £269.99.

  • Black Friday Deals 2021 For Photographers
    on 29th November 2021 at 3:21 am

    The Black Friday Sale 2021 has arrived and we're updating this article with the very best deals for photographers. From cameras and lenses to smartphones and accessories, we've got you covered.

  • Cyber Monday 2021 Deals & Offers For Photographers
    on 29th November 2021 at 1:00 am

    Cyber Monday 2021 has arrived and we'll be bringing you the best photography deals as we find them so you can find all of the best bargains in one easy-to-find place.

  • Best gifts for photographers in 2021
    on 28th November 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Best gifts for photographers in 2021 It goes without saying that last two years have been difficult. Although things are feeling a little more normal than last holiday season – people are traveling, industries are returning and people have the ability to gather more freely – we still aren't back to "normal". The pandemic isn't over and many people are still struggling. But for many photographers, the act of making pictures can be incredibly therapeutic. If you're shopping for a […]

  • Save 15% On Excire Foto Software With Our Exclusive Code
    on 28th November 2021 at 10:00 am

    Excire Foto is a photo management tool that has some clever AI to help you organise your photos and we have a code you can use to save 15% on this clever software.

  • Enter Our 'Nature & Wildlife' Photography Competition To Win Canvas Prints & More!
    on 28th November 2021 at 10:00 am

    We've teamed up with to give you the chance of winning canvas prints, a drone and/or an Adobe creative cloud photography plan.

  • DPReview TV: Sony a7 IV versus a7 III
    on 27th November 2021 at 3:00 pm

    The new Sony a7 IV offers a range of updates over the popular a7 III, but at a higher introductory price. Are the new features worth the cost of upgrading? In this week's episode of DPRTV, Chris and Jordan get to the bottom of what makes the two cameras different, and which might be right for you. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week. Introduction Handling Displays Image quality Autofocus and Buffer Video capability Which should you buy?

  • Smartphone Picture of the Week 27/11/2021
    by Jessica Miller on 27th November 2021 at 8:00 am

    We share the latest image selected for AP Smartphone Picture of the Week, taken by Ab Raqeeb Sofi

  • Film Friday: Solarcan Puck is a compact solargraph camera in a can the size of a burger
    on 26th November 2021 at 7:00 pm

    After more than a year of tinkering with designs, the team over at Solarcan has announced their newest ultra-long exposure camera in a can, the Solarcan Puck. As its name suggests, this version of the Solarcam is a shrunk-down version of the original 16oz version. A gallery of images captured with Solarcans can be found on Solarcan’s Instagram profile. Like the original Solarcan, the Solarcan Puck is a pinhole-style camera for capturing scene where it’s located, as well as the path […]

  • TourBox Elite Bluetooth controller promises intuitive, customizable control
    on 26th November 2021 at 4:39 pm

    TourBox released the original TourBox Bluetooth controller aimed at creators in 2018. We reviewed it in 2020 and said, 'The Tourbox's unique combination of different controls sets itself apart from much of the competition, as does its price. However, the product could benefit from some more development work both in the hardware and software departments. And who knows, maybe a Pro version won't be far down the line?' Well, a 'Pro' version is here now in the form of the TourBox Elite. The new […]

  • OM System 20mm F1.4 Pro sample gallery (DPReview TV)
    on 26th November 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Chris from DPReview TV recently reviewed the first new OM System lens, the M.Zuiko 20mm F1.4 Pro. He found it to be a solid performer, but check out this sample gallery from his review to judge image quality for yourself. Did you miss their review of the 20mm F1.4 Pro? If so, you can watch it here. View the OM System 20mm F1.4 Pro sample gallery from DPReview TV

  • Get a discount on the new version of PortraitPro
    by Geoff Harris on 26th November 2021 at 2:23 pm

    Latest version of portrait editing software comes with a raft of new features for great-looking people shots. Get an exclusive discount here

  • Hard day’s shoot: lost Beatles images on display
    by Geoff Harris on 26th November 2021 at 12:59 pm

    Never-been-seen photos of the fab four on show in London for free, as taken by the aristocratic Christopher Thynne

  • Best Black Friday Deals on Lenses 2021
    by Joshua Waller on 26th November 2021 at 12:10 pm

    We've found some cracking deals on lenses, with money off new lenses, cashback available on others, and even money to be saved on used kit!

  • The Best Black Friday Deals for photographers 2021
    by Joshua Waller on 26th November 2021 at 9:45 am

    Here are some of the best Black Friday Deals on Cameras, from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, and more, with big savings to be made.

  • 2021 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on cameras, lenses and more
    on 25th November 2021 at 4:33 pm

    Please note that this article will be updated over the course of the holiday week/end. We will make every effort to keep it up to date but we cannot guarantee that all of the deals listed below will be available at the time of reading. Here in the US, we're looking forward to Thanksgiving. While this year's Turkey Day will be a little unusual thanks to you-know-what, some things remain the same. Holiday season traditionally means shopping season, and the week of Black Friday, Small Business […]

  • Nikon Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 review
    by Andy Westlake on 25th November 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Andy Westlake puts Nikon’s affordable, lightweight full-frame standard prime through its paces

  • Canon EOS R3 studio scene published
    on 25th November 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The sensor in the Canon EOS R3 is key to the image quality the camera is capable of, and it's Canon's first 'stacked' CMOS sensor to date. Let's take a quick look at how it compares to other cameras of similar pixel counts. Our test scene is designed to simulate a variety of textures, colors and detail types you'll encounter in the real world. It also has two illumination modes to see the effect of different lighting conditions. We'll be going into a full analysis in our full review, but we […]

  • You’re history: historic photographers of the year revealed
    by Geoff Harris on 25th November 2021 at 12:20 pm

    Enjoy some of the wonderful images which made the cut in this year's Historic Photographer of the Year Awards

  • Chip shortage halts some Sony orders
    by Geoff Harris on 25th November 2021 at 11:46 am

    Global semiconductor shortage starts to bite bigger players hard, with Sony halting shipments of three cameras

  • Deity Pocket Wireless Mobile Kit review
    by Andy Westlake on 25th November 2021 at 9:30 am

    Andy Westlake tests a good-value wireless microphone kit for cameras and Android phones

  • How to make money from your old photos
    by Amy Davies on 25th November 2021 at 8:49 am

    From a box of old prints in your loft, or a packet of slides bought at a car boot sale, how do you know if they’re worth anything? Tracy Calder looks at buying and selling your photographic treasures

  • How to make money through alternatives to stock photography
    by Jessica Miller on 24th November 2021 at 3:52 pm

    James Abbott presents some alternative approaches to the traditional stock photography model that can be profitable

  • DPReview TV: OM System 20mm F1.4 Pro review
    on 24th November 2021 at 3:00 pm

    The 20mm F1.4 Pro is the first M.Zuiko lens released under the new OM System brand. Does it live up to its heritage of Olympus Pro-series glass? Chris puts it to the test to find out. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week. Introduction Sample photos Build quality and handling Autofocus Closeup capability Bokeh Flare and sunstars Video performance Chromatic aberrations Sharpness Price (and the competition) OM System 20mm F1.4 Pro sample gallery from […]

  • Atomos adds 8K ProRes RAW Recording to Canon's EOS R5, 5.9K ProRes RAW to Panasonic's BS1H and more
    on 24th November 2021 at 2:51 pm

    Atomos has announced an update for its Ninja V and Ninja V+ that brings new ProRes RAW Recording options for Canon’s EOS R5, Panasonic’s Lumix BS1H and legacy Sony FS series cinema cameras. AtomOS version 10.71 also adds support for Atomos’ new AtomX Cast hardware with the Ninja V+. Canon EOS R5 On Canon’s EOS R5 mirrorless camera, AtomOS version 10.71 adds the ability to record up to 5K/30p (5088 x 2680 pixels) ProRes RAW on the Ninja V and up to 5K/60p or 8K/30p PreRes RAW on the […]

  • Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2021
    on 24th November 2021 at 2:00 pm

    DPReview Awards 2021 It's that time of year again, and with the holidays just around the corner, we've collated our annual list of what (in our opinion) constitutes the best of the year's major product releases. If 2020 was the year of Covid lockdowns, working from home, and dreams of travel, 2021 has been a dreary slog of almost-but-not-quite-normality. Meanwhile, supply-chain issues across the world continue to impact virtually every industry, in every country - consumer electronics […]

  • Slideshow: Winners and Finalists of the 2021 Nature inFocus Photography contest
    on 24th November 2021 at 1:50 pm

    Winners and Finalists of the 2021 Nature inFocus Photography contest On Monday, November 22nd, winners and runners up were announced via a live YouTube stream for the latest Nature inFocus Photography competition. Over 2,000 photographers from 40 countries submitted close to 18,000 photographs. The annual event showcases creative wildlife photography, animal portraits, creative nature shots, and more. For the first time in the competition's history, an Overall Winner was not named as […]

  • Sony stops production of all a7 II series and a6400 cameras due to chip shortages
    on 23rd November 2021 at 7:02 pm

    Sony's a7R II full-frame mirrorless camera system. Sony Japan has published a notice on its website informing consumers that it will stop production of five camera systems and an accessory due to the global semiconductor shortage. In its notice, which doubles as an apology, Sony says it stopped the acceptance of orders from distributors and customers on November 19, 2021 for the following equipment: a7 II series cameras, a6400 series cameras, a6100 cameras (black models only, apparently), […]

  • Pixelmator Pro 2.3 released: New AI-powered Magic Background Eraser and Select Subject
    on 23rd November 2021 at 5:53 pm

    Less than a month after Pixelmator Pro 2.2 was released, Pixelmator Pro 2.3 is now available. The new version is codenamed Abracadabra 'because it's totally magic,' and it adds many new features, including automatic background removal, automatic subject selection and more. The new Magic Background Eraser lets you remove the background from any image with a click. It works using a convolutional neural network to identify the subject in 'pretty much any image' and remove the background. The tool […]