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  • Slideshow: All About Photo's 2022 competition winners
    on 22nd May 2022 at 5:06 pm

    All About Photo's 2022 competition winners Recently, All About Photo awards announced the winners and finalists for their 2022 competition. Jurors, including Tom Price, last year's 1st Place Winner, selected 41 winners from 21 countries spanning 4 continents. The top 5 winners split a $10,000 USD cash prize pool. All selected winning images are displayed in the online All About Photo's Winners Gallery and will be printed in the AAP Magazine Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2022 […]

  • Don’t let anyone tell you photography isn’t art…
    by Steve Fairclough on 22nd May 2022 at 9:00 am

    Steve Fairclough reveals why photography can’t be regarded as anything other than art… and don't let anyone tell you anything different...

  • DPReview TV Classics: Canon EOS R review in Hawaii
    on 21st May 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Chris and Jordan are out of the office this week, so we're taking a trip in the wayback machine to feature a classic episode of DPRTV: a review of the EOS R, Canon's first full-frame mirrorless camera. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.

  • Smartphone Picture of the Week – iPhone 12 Pro
    by Jessica Miller on 21st May 2022 at 7:00 am

    We share the latest image selected for AP Smartphone Picture of the Week taken by Janice Starling, using an iPhone 12 Pro.

  • APOY Round Five, Best of British, is now open!
    by Jessica Miller on 20th May 2022 at 11:02 pm

    Round Five of our Amateur Photographer of the Year competition is now open! The theme is Best of British, so let’s see your photographs taken in the UK!

  • Tether Tools replaces its popular JerkStopper cable protection tool with its new TetherGuard system
    on 20th May 2022 at 8:41 pm

    Camera accessory manufacturer Tether Tools has released an updated version of one of its most popular products, the JerkStopper. After over a decade of service in various iterations, JerkStopper is being replaced by TetherTools new TetherGuard system. Like its predecessor, TetherGuard is designed to prevent your cables, such as HDMI, 3.5mm audio and power cables, from being ripped out of your camera’s port. This not only reduces wear and tear on the cables themselves, but helps keep the ports […]

  • Film Friday: Large format scans from Markus Hofstätter's ultra-large format scanner rebuild
    on 20th May 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Left: A crop of the first scan Hofstätter made with his large format scanner. Right: Aforementioned scanner taking up the entire back of his hatchback. Last week, we shared the first part of a two part series wherein large format photographer Markus Hofstätter shared how he revived a 73kg (160lb) ultra-large format flatbed scanner over the course of three months so he could scan his large-format photographs with the highest detail possible. This week, for part two, we’re sharing the […]

  • Tokina releases $400 33mm F1.2 manual lenses for Fujifilm X, Sony E mount APS-C cameras
    on 20th May 2022 at 11:01 am

    Tokina has announced its latest lens, an SZ 33mm F1.2 manual prime for Fujifilm X-mount and Sony E-mount APS-C camera systems. The lens, which offers a roughly 50mm full-frame equivalent focal length, is constructed of nine elements in seven groups, has an aperture range of F1.2 through F16, features an 11 blade aperture diaphragm, has a minimum focusing distance of 50cm (19.7") and uses a 62mm front filter thread. Tokina says the optical elements feature ‘multi-coatings,’ but doesn’t […]

  • Canon EOS R3 review
    by Andy Westlake on 20th May 2022 at 6:30 am

    We’ve finally got our hands on a full production model of Canon’s high-tech professional full-frame mirrorless camera. Andy Westlake gives it an in-depth examination

  • Nanlite launches six-colour Forza 60C RGBLAC monolight
    by Steve Fairclough on 19th May 2022 at 6:43 pm

    Nanlite has announced the new Forza 60C monolight, which includes the RGBLAC six-colour mixing technology, for stills and video shoots

  • Apple responds to open letter calling for Final Cut Pro improvements
    on 19th May 2022 at 5:27 pm

    Back in April, more than 100 individuals involved in worldwide television and movie production signed and published an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook requesting the Cupertino company put more effort into developing and promoting Final Cut Pro, particularly within the film and television markets. Yesterday, Apple responded to that letter with one of their own, wherein it addresses some of the concerns laid out in the original letter and promises new efforts to keep Final Cut Pro alive and […]

  • Get creative with light painting
    by Jessica Miller on 19th May 2022 at 2:53 pm

    Light painting may seem niche, but it can work with a range of genres. Tracy Calder gets tips and advice from three experts

  • Laowa launches its campaign for its ultra-compact APS-C Nanomorph anamorphic lenses
    on 19th May 2022 at 2:31 pm

    Laowa has launched its Indiegogo campaign page for its new Nanomorph anamorphic lenses, revealing more details about compact anamorphic lenses. After a brief delay in the launch of the campaign, the first three Nanomorph lenses are now avaialble to back on Indiegogo: a 27mm T2.8, 35mm T2.4 and 50mm T2.4. Venus Optics says 65mm and 80mm focal lengths to follow later this year. The lenses are designed for S35 and MFT sensors with mount options for Canon EF, PL mount, Canon R, Sony E, M43, DJI […]

  • How to turn your smartphone into a better vlogging rig
    on 19th May 2022 at 2:18 pm

    Smartphones have become increasingly effective at creating high-quality video on-the-go. From high-resolution video modes and ProRes 10-bit video to multiple focal length choices and super-high framerates, there’s little smartphones can’t do on the video front. But just because you have a smartphone in hand and adventure ahead of you doesn't mean you can't step up your game to set yourself apart from the competition. You can just aim your camera at your face, press record and make a […]

  • Leica discontinues CL & TL2 cameras to focus on full-frame
    by Steve Fairclough on 19th May 2022 at 2:11 pm

    Leica has revealed it has discontinued its CL and TL2 mirrorless APS-C format cameras in order to concentrate on the production of full-frame models

  • Best Camera for Landscape Photography 2022
    by Joshua Waller on 19th May 2022 at 12:00 pm

    If you're looking for the best camera for landscape photography, then you've come to the right place, plus what makes them a good choice.

  • Marcus Yam wins All About Photo Awards 2022
    by Steve Fairclough on 19th May 2022 at 10:52 am

    The winners of the All About Photo Awards 2022, for the best single images of the year, have been announced with Marcus Yam named Photographer of the Year 2022

  • New Waterproof camera Ricoh WG-80 Announced
    by Joshua Waller on 19th May 2022 at 7:38 am

    Ricoh Imaging has announced the new Ricoh WG-80, a waterproof, tough, shockproof, and "breakproof" compact digital camera with 16MP sensor.

  • Ricoh announces rugged WG-80 compact camera with better built-in LED lights
    on 18th May 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Ricoh has announced its latest WG series compact camera, the WG-80. The camera is rugged and waterproof, ready to take on the elements with a 5x optical zoom lens and an integrated ring light that’s twice as powerful as the one found in its predecessor. At the heart of the WG-80 is a back-illuminated 16MP CMOS sensor with a top sensitivity of ISO 6400. In front of the sensor is a 5x optical 5-25mm F3.5-5.5 zoom (full-frame equivalent of 28–140mm, F19.6-30.8). In addition to 16MP stills, the […]

  • Incredible photos of the recent lunar eclipse as seen from the International Space Station
    on 18th May 2022 at 3:36 pm

    On Monday, a lunar eclipse was visible across much of the globe, including North and South America and parts of Europe and Africa. The full lunar eclipse is also called a 'blood moon' because it gives the moon a reddish tint. It's a spectacular sight from Earth. It's also an incredible view from space. Samantha Cristoforetti, an Italian astronaut for the European Space Agency, is currently aboard the International Space Station for her second mission, Minerva. She has been in space since April […]

  • Vivo's flagship X80 Pro now has a custom 50MP Samsung GNV sensor, portrait camera OIS and more
    on 18th May 2022 at 3:33 pm

    Vivo has announced the global launch of its latest flagship device, the X80 Pro. As with past vivo flagships, the X80 Pro puts a heavy emphasis on its imaging capabilities with an impressive quadruple camera array on the back headlined by a custom Samsung ISOCELL GNV 50MP image sensor with optical image stabilization. Since vivo focuses so much on the imaging capabilities of its X80 Pro, let’s start off by breaking down the updated camera array and imaging features vivo’s latest flagship […]

  • Nikon Z 9 wins major ‘Best of the Best’ product design award – UPDATE
    by Steve Fairclough on 18th May 2022 at 3:30 pm

    Nikon has announced five of its products have received prestigious 'Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022' recognition, with its Z 9 camera named one of the ‘Best of the Best’

  • ON1 Photo RAW editing app set for major update
    by Steve Fairclough on 18th May 2022 at 3:00 pm

    The ON1 Photo RAW app will get a major update (2022.5) in June 2022 with a variety of features and support for cameras such as the OM-1, Nikon Z 9 and Leica M11 

  • Hands-on with the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 ASPH Lens
    on 18th May 2022 at 1:00 pm

    Introduction Panasonic has just announced the 'Leica Summilux 9mm F1.7 APSH,' its latest prime lens for Micro Four Thirds, and a further sign (if the release of the GH6 weren't enough) that it's committed to more than just its full-frame lineup. The 9mm, offers a fast, light and compact ultra-wide angle option for Micro Four Thirds users, equivalent to an 18mm F3.4 on full-frame (when compared at the whole-image level). It's a lens that some stills photographers will love, but it […]

  • Process Supplies: Britain’s oldest printing supply company
    by Jessica Miller on 18th May 2022 at 12:41 pm

    For the latest in his series celebrating British photographic heritage, Mike Crawford tells the story of London-based Process Supplies

  • Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses 2022
    by Joshua Waller on 18th May 2022 at 12:00 pm

    If you're looking for the best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for your Olympus, Panasonic or other Micro Four Thirds camera, then this list is for you.

  • ON1 Photo RAW 2022.5 announced with Resize AI integration, improved performance
    on 18th May 2022 at 11:58 am

    ON1 has announced the next major update to its all-in-one photo editor, ON1 Photo RAW 2022. The Photo RAW 2022.5 update arrives next month and adds major improvements to ON1 Resize, better noise reduction, improved Sky Swap AI, new camera support and more. 'Image quality is of utmost importance. Our goal is to always deliver image outputs that are better than anything else out there. We are using AI to take over tasks that you simply cannot do with other applications. We aren't using AI to take […]

  • What are the best value DSLRs?
    by Geoff Harris on 18th May 2022 at 10:00 am

    We reveal the best value DSLRs that offer the most 'bang for your buck' - read on for some guaranteed best buys that don't skimp on imaging quality

  • Video: MIOPS teams up with artist to create a symphony of camera shutters
    on 17th May 2022 at 5:02 pm

    MIOPS, the company behind numerous photography products, including smart triggers, has cooperated with Berlin-based sound artist and designer Kuntay Seferoglu and regional Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon and Sony brands to create a music composition using the shutter sounds of different camera brands and MIOPS camera triggers to play the music. Erkan Yigiter, MIOPS' CTO and co-founder, said, 'This idea suddenly came to my mind during an internal meeting when one of our employees said that our triggers […]

  • Panasonic Leica DG SUMMILUX 9mm F1.7 MFT lens revealed!
    by Steve Fairclough on 17th May 2022 at 2:38 pm

    Panasonic has announced the new Leica DG SUMMILUX 9mm F1.7 ASPH. ultra wide-angle prime lens for Panasonic Lumix G Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras