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  • New book explores how photography has shaped British identity
    by Isabella Ruffatti on 2nd October 2022 at 9:30 am

    Author Gerry Badger talks to us about his new book, the history of documentary photography after 1945, and its role in British society.

  • Hasselblad X2D Sample Gallery (DPReview TV)
    on 1st October 2022 at 2:00 pm

    In anticipation of our Hasselblad X2D 100C episode, check out a variety of image captured by Jordan Drake, and professional Calgary photographer Ryan HK. Check out the impressive detail levels, as well as some examples of edited files. View our Hasselblad X2D 100C sample gallery

  • Top fine art portrait photography tips
    by Abbierusson on 1st October 2022 at 9:31 am

    Fine art portraits are captured with intention and aim to deliver emotion. We share some tips for getting started with fine art portrait photography

  • MIT researchers develop a battery-free, wireless underwater camera to help explore uncharted waters
    on 30th September 2022 at 9:46 pm

    Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have built a battery-free, wireless underwater camera that could assist scientists in exploring unknown regions of the ocean, monitoring pollution and surveying the effects of climate change. Scientists estimate that more than 95% of Earth's oceans haven't been observed. That's a significant amount. We've explored the surface of Mars more than we've investigated Earth's oceans. Part of the reason for the lack of observation is the […]

  • Top 12 best kids cameras in 2022
    by Claire Gillo on 30th September 2022 at 3:25 pm

    Claire Gillo rounds up the best kids cameras on the market for all ages of children, so they can grow into super snappers

  • How to make sure you never lose your photos again
    by James Abbott on 30th September 2022 at 3:18 pm

    Losing or accidentally deleting images can be very scary, but all may not be lost. James Abbott explains everything you need to know about image recovery and back-up.

  • How to recover deleted photos from your PC or Mac
    by James Abbott on 30th September 2022 at 2:45 pm

    If you've mistakenly formatted a card or deleted images, then you'll want to know how to recover deleted photos - don't panic this guide is for you

  • Take a look inside DJI's new Shenzhen headquarters, designed by the architects behind Apple's...
    on 30th September 2022 at 2:14 pm

    DJI has opened its new headquarters, named DJI Sky City, in Shenzhen, China, to unite its staff under one roof. In this case, there are several different and well-manicured rooftops. Nevertheless, the idea is that a leading manufacturer in drone and camera technology can now provide a more collaborative environment versus having its employees spread out across different buildings. DJI views itself as a 'cutting-edge innovation hub' and wanted its offices to reflect this ethos. Award-winning […]

  • The best cameras for beginners 2022
    by Abbierusson on 30th September 2022 at 1:45 pm

    These models are for those new to photography or who want a camera that’s capable of taking good-quality images without breaking the bank

  • Film Friday: a Q&A with large format motorsports photographer, Brandon Faith
    on 30th September 2022 at 1:07 pm

    Fast cars and large cameras: How Brandon Faith captures motorsports with his Crown Graphic Fast cars and slow cameras: This is the story of, and a Q&A with, Brandon Faith, better known in the online world as Baggen Photos. Faith’s introduction to large format photography came from a class he took at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California. While he had shot with 35mm and 120 film at a previous school, one of the courses required at the ArtCenter College of Design […]

  • Red Grouse with Ben Hall
    by Jessica Miller on 30th September 2022 at 12:05 pm

    24 – 27 August 2023 Location: Yorkshire Dales, UK Price:  £ 1,395 (£ 1,270 for AP Subscribers) The heather in full flower turns the moorlands of the Yorkshire Dales National Park into a sea of pink, providing the perfect backdrop for capturing striking images of the charismatic Red Grouse. During the workshop we will be spending

  • Best cameras for vlogging and how to get started
    by Angela Nicholson on 30th September 2022 at 10:45 am

    Don't miss our beginners guide to getting started with vlogging, including a round-up of the best cameras for vlogging, and accessories

  • Best cameras for photojournalism and documentary 2022
    by Isabella Ruffatti on 30th September 2022 at 10:33 am

    Here is a list of some of the best cameras for photojournalism and documentary photography for beginners on a budget and professionals looking to upgrade.

  • Kase Soft Filter Bag 100mm review
    by Andy Westlake on 30th September 2022 at 8:30 am

    This is just about the perfect field case for 100mm filter systems, says Andy Westlake

  • Sony's new 640GB CFexpress Type A card is the highest-capacity to date, but it isn't cheap
    on 29th September 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Buried within Sony’s FX30 announcement yesterday was another announcement for two new CFexpress Type A ‘Tough’ memory cards Sony will soon have available: the 320GB CEA-G320T and the 640GB CEA-G640T. Both the 320GB and 640GB model offer maximum read and write speeds up to 800MB/s and 700MB/s, respectively. To date, the 640GB model is the largest-capacity CFexpress Type A card to be released. While CFexpress Type B cards continue to be released by an array of manufacturers in capacities […]

  • Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2023 launched with improved performance, more AI features
    on 29th September 2022 at 5:06 pm

    Adobe has unveiled its next annual release of Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements. The new software promises faster and easier photo and video editing. Adobe Photoshop Elements 2023 incorporates even more Adobe Sensei AI-powered features, including more streamlined editing tools and enhanced animation features. Between Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements, there are nearly 90 Guided Edits. These step-by-step interactive lessons teach users how to achieve a specific editing task or look […]

  • Best kit for wildlife photography
    by Abbierusson on 29th September 2022 at 2:42 pm

    We take a look at what you should be packing when heading out for a wildlife photography shoot to help you get the best shots possible.

  • Tamron confirms 20-40mm F/2.8 Di III VXD wideangle zoom will cost £880
    by Andy Westlake on 29th September 2022 at 2:03 pm

    Tamron 20-40mm F/2.8 Di III VXD promises to be smallest and lightest full-frame ultra-wide zoom with bright f/2.8 aperture

  • Does Sony's FX30 mean better a6000 models are on the way?
    on 29th September 2022 at 2:00 pm

    This image shows five different a6X00 models from two generations, aimed at a wide variety of different users. What might Sony do to replace them? The Sony FX30 is explicitly a video camera, aimed at small and single-person production teams, but it could also tell us something about what's in store for Sony's more photography-focused APS-C E-mount line. Mixed messages Sony's APS-C E-mount strategy has always been a little confusing, with three or more models with different levels of […]

  • Tamron announces $699 20-40mm F2.8 for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras
    on 29th September 2022 at 1:49 pm

    Tamron has announced the launch of a new 20-40mm F2.8 Di II VXD zoom lens for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. This constant F2.8 zoom lens offers a unique focal length range and is constructed of 12 elements in 11 groups, including four LD (low dispersion) elements, two GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) elements and one Hybrid Aspherical element. The lens has a minimum focusing distance of 17cm (6.7") at 20mm for a magnification ratio of 1:3.8. Autofocus is driven via Tamron’s VXD (Voice-coil […]

  • The Nikon Z7 – 5 things I love, 1 thing I hate
    by Nigel Atherton on 29th September 2022 at 1:42 pm

    Nigel Atherton has been using the Nikon Z7 for 2 years, here are 5 things he loves about the Nikon Z7, and 1 thing he hates.

  • Liam Wong shares new book of cinematic cities at night
    by Steve Fairclough on 29th September 2022 at 12:20 pm

    Liam Wong has built a global reputation for his unforgettable images of cities at night, notably Tokyo. With a new book out in October, he shares his secrets with Steve Fairclough

  • Best Photo Editing Software – Subscription-free!
    by Geoff Harris on 29th September 2022 at 11:18 am

    If you are tired of paying an Adobe subscription for photo editors, here is some of the best photo editing software available, some of it free

  • 1901 Fotografi HCB leather camera strap review
    by Andy Westlake on 29th September 2022 at 8:30 am

    Andy Westlake admires a simple handmade leather camera strap

  • Qualcomm exec thinks AI will help smartphones eclipse dedicated cameras soon
    on 28th September 2022 at 7:42 pm

    Artificial intelligence is becoming more prevalent in the photography industry. From AI-powered software to AI-powered autofocus, companies across the board are incorporating AI technology to improve image editing and camera performance to help photographers capture better photos. AI is heavily incorporated into the latest smartphones to help get the most from relatively small sensors and lenses. Broadly speaking, computational photography is a large part of the overall mobile photography […]

  • NiSi announces 9mm f2.8 – its second lens for mirrorless
    by Isabella Ruffatti on 28th September 2022 at 7:31 pm

    Filter specialist NiSi has officially announced their second ultra-wide lens, the 9mm F2.8, which is compatible with APS-C mirrorless and Micro Four Thirds cameras, and with a variety of mirrorless mounts.

  • DPReview TV - What is 'open gate' video recording and why should you care?
    on 28th September 2022 at 3:00 pm

    Several recent cameras like the Panasonic GH6 and Fujifilm X-H2S are offering high resolution 'open gate' video recording modes. You may be curious, what is 'open gate' video and how can it help your video projects? Chris Niccolls will fill you in. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week! Intro What is 'open gate' video? What are the advantages Our demands

  • Sony FX30 APS-C Cinema Line Camera Announced
    by Joshua Waller on 28th September 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Sony has announced the new Cinema Line Sony FX30 with 26MP APS-C sensor, and Sony E-Mount, designed for film making

  • Sony FX30 initial review
    on 28th September 2022 at 2:00 pm

    The Sony FX30 is an Super35 / APS-C video camera aimed at small-scale video and social media production. It's essentially a 26MP APS-C version of the FX3, and promises high-end production values at a more attainable price. Key specifications Oversampled UHD 4K (6K capture) up to 60p UHD 4K/120p capture with additional 1.62x crop In-body image stabilization 10-bit 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 capture in a choice H.265 or H.264-based AVC formats S-Cinetone color profile S-Log3 with uploadable LUTs for […]

  • Sony announces the FX30, an FX3 with a 26MP Super35/APS-C sensor
    on 28th September 2022 at 2:00 pm

    What would happen if you took Sony’s full-frame FX3 cinema camera and slapped an APS-C sensor inside? Well, you’d get a Sony FX30, an APS-C cinema camera that is essentially a Super35 version of Sony’s FX3 camera system. At the heart of the FX30 is a 26MP APS-C backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, capable of capturing oversampled 4K (from 6K) at up to 60p and 4K/120p video with a 1.62x crop. Video can be captured in 10-bit 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 in either H.265 or H.264 AVC files or output as […]