It's that time of the year when Chris and Jordan look back on the year's best and worst releases of photo and video gear. As has become traditional, they've devised a drinking game to help ensure that their recollection ends up as hazy as the output of the worst lens...
Dec 3, 2021 at 16:28
Pictures and video can not now be shared without the express consent of everyone who appears in them, according to new rules implemented by Twitter a day after its CEO, Jack Dorsey, stepped down.
Dec 3, 2021 at 15:23
Canon has issued a notice to consumers announcing that due top ‘the impact of global parts supply,’ new orders of its EOS R3 mirrorless camera could take up to six months to land on your doorstep.
Dec 3, 2021 at 14:00
Writing on 35mmc.com, film photographer Matthew Wright shares a thoughtful essay on why many of the problems faced by film photographers actually come down to economics and mathematics.
Qualcomm reveals the three benefits it expects from its partnership with Sony Semiconductor Solutions
Dec 2, 2021 at 19:41
During its opening-night keynote presentation at its annual Snapdragon Summit, Qualcomm laid out three specific advantages of co-developing a lab with Sony Semiconductor Solutions to push imaging technology further.
Slideshow: the Winner and Finalists for the 2021 International Wedding Photographer of the Year competition
Dec 2, 2021 at 15:13
The winners and finalists for the 2021 International Wedding Photographer of the Year competition have been announced, highlighting incredible wedding photography work from around the globe.
Dec 2, 2021 at 14:00
Prime lenses aren't what they used to be – while today's 'nifty fifties' are bigger, and typically more costly than their SLR-era forebears, they're also typically far more advanced. Meanwhile, specialized wide and tele primes and macro lenses just keep getting better and better. Vote now for your favorite prime lenses of 2021.
Dec 2, 2021 at 14:00
2021 was a bad year for lots of things, but a very good year for new lenses. Within that category, some of the highest-performing optics of the year were zooms. Click through for your chance to vote on which zoom lenses were the best.
2021 has been another disrupted year, with global supply chain problems still a major factor in the availability of all consumer goods, including new camera equipment. But plenty of great cameras were released, and now it's your turn to vote for your favorites!
videoDec 1, 2021 at 20:17
Gordon Laing is back again, this time to take an in-depth look at the PowerShot Pro1, a third-generation bridge camera from Canon that featured a familiar red ring that would never again show up on a fixed-lens Canon camera.
Dec 1, 2021 at 16:40
The single-use camera features a 30mm F10 dual-element lens and produces impressive results considering its more ephemeral nature.
Dec 1, 2021 at 15:31
Sony has announced its first professional drone, the Airpeak S1, is now available to pre-order for $9,000. The first units are expected to ship out on December 24, 2021.
videoDec 1, 2021 at 15:00
There's an old adage about standards: the great thing about them is there are so many to choose from. That pretty accurately describes the state of USB power in 2021. In this video, Chris explains everything you need to know about USB power and how to use it.
videoDec 1, 2021 at 14:20
Ben Krasnow, from the YouTube channel Applied Science, has used a homemade X-ray camera to capture a timelapse that shows what goes on inside a zoom camera lens as it goes through its focal length range.
Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset offers 18-bit triple-ISP design, can process up to 3.2 Gigapixels per second
Nov 30, 2021 at 23:00
Qualcomm is dropping the triple-digit naming scheme of its mobile chipsets and has kicked it all off with a mobile platform capable of processing 200MP stills, 8K HDR video and HDR10+ video on the fly.
Nov 30, 2021 at 19:15
The winners of the 80th annual Hasselblad Masters photography competition were announced today. Here's a gallery featuring the winners from each of the categories.
The Library of Congress and Flickr want your help identifying Japanese Americans imprisoned during WWII
Nov 30, 2021 at 17:54
Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, an executive order resulted in the imprisonment of 120,000 Japanese Americans, most of whom were American citizens. Some prisoners remain unidentified in the Library of Congress's photos, and it wants the public's help.
Nov 30, 2021 at 15:58
This year, we've shared a lot of photos and videos from French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. He was very busy during nearly 200 days aboard the International Space Station. He's since returned to Earth and Pesquet has a lot of awesome visual content to share.
lens newsNov 30, 2021 at 14:07
According to Zhong Yi Optics, the lens is designed to be a more budget-friendly version of Leica’s legendary Summicron M lens.
reviewNov 30, 2021 at 14:00
Apple's flagship M1 Max MacBook Pro offers a combination of performance, efficiency, build quality, and screen quality that you cannot find in any PC on the market, full stop.
lens newsNov 29, 2021 at 19:09
The lenses stand as Samyang's flagship XEEN cine lenses. All three 'Meister' primse are color-matched and feature nearly identical external specifications for easy hot-swapping of filters, follow focus systems and more.
Nov 29, 2021 at 16:53
Last month, we wrote about the upcoming 39th Leitz Photographica Auction. It has since finished, and there were some huge hammer prices for many items, including a rare Zeiss Ikon Contax rifle and a very are black Leica MP Black Paint No. 55 camera.
Venus Optics announces the Laowa 85mm F5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO, the world’s smallest 2x macro lens for FF mirrorless cameras
Nov 29, 2021 at 14:56
The lens offers a 2x magnification ratio in a compact form factor that weighs around 250g (9oz). It’s available for Canon RF, Leica M, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
reviewNov 29, 2021 at 14:00
The DJI Action 2 is an innovative action camera that captures great video and supports with a variety of magnetic accessories. Packing this much technology into such a tiny form factor is an impressive feat, but it comes at a cost. Read our review to get all the details.
Photographers can be notoriously difficult to shop for. Photo gear is expensive and we tend to be picky about our equipment. But we don't need you to buy us a new camera to keep us happy (although that would be nice). If you happen to be shopping for a photographer this season, consider these gift ideas.
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.
Nov 26, 2021 at 19:00
Solarcan has managed to dramatically shrink its Solarcan into an even smaller form factor. It’s not yet available to purchase, but you can get one via Solarcan’s Black Friday special.
Nov 26, 2021 at 16:39
Following up on 2018's TourBox Bluetooth controller, the company is back with the new TourBox Elite. It features improved build quality, components, haptic feedback, Bluetooth technology and more.
sample galleryNov 26, 2021 at 15:00
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.
Nov 25, 2021 at 16:33
The holiday season is here and we've rounded up a collection of the best deals for photographers and videographers. This will be a living article that gets updated often, so be sure to check back to keep up with the latest offers.
Nov 24, 2021 at 14:51
AtomOS firmware version 10.71 adds a slew of new and improved shooting modes and features to Canon's EOS R5, Panasonic's boxy BS1H and six of Sony's FS series cinema cameras.
This year, despite the disruption, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors. Now, as the year winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Check out the winners of the 2021 DPReview Awards!
Nov 24, 2021 at 13:50
The winners and finalists for the 2021 Nature inFocus Photography contest have been announced. We've sorted through the winners and have rounded up our favorites in this gallery.
Nov 23, 2021 at 19:02
Sony Japan has posted a notice on its website confirming that November 19, 2021 was the last day it accepted orders for its a7 II series, a6400 series and a6100 (black) camera systems, due to supply chain constraints.
Nov 23, 2021 at 17:53
Pixelmator Pro 2.3 is now available and includes major new AI-powered tools that have been in development for the past year, including tools to erase the background of an image and automatically select your subject.
Nov 23, 2021 at 17:13
The world's largest digital camera will be installed at the Vera Rubin Observatory in Chile next year. Before then, however, the camera must undergo final assembly and testing at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
Nov 23, 2021 at 15:00
From noir-inspired panchromatic film and smartphone-connected Polaroid cameras, to tablet developer and modern photo enlargers, these are the best film photography gifts in 2021.
Nov 22, 2021 at 16:49
In 2019, NVIDIA showed off GauGAN, an AI-powered demo that generates images from sketches. NVIDIA has been training GauGAN since then, and the AI can now respond to semantic prompts.
Quadriplegic drone pilot hopes to make an impact with his inclusive drone project, 'Flight Takes Many Forms'
Nov 22, 2021 at 14:22
Quadriplegic drone pilot and instructor Rob Corbett is making a documentary about the power of drone flight. Here's his story and how you can help.
Nov 22, 2021 at 14:15
Following numerous security concerns this year, Western Digital has announced that it is ending support for prior generations of My Cloud OS, which will limit the utility of some older products.
Nov 22, 2021 at 14:00
This past year has been a busy one in the drone world, but we've got you covered – our updated 2021 Drone Buying Guide will get you up to speed with everything you need to know about the latest and greatest models.
reviewNov 21, 2021 at 14:00
Exposure Software's latest release, Exposure X7, offers impressive editing performance and great image quality along with a solid feature set that gives Adobe Lightroom a run for its money (but without the monthly subscription). Get all the details in our review.
Chris and Jordan have been testing a production EOS R3 and pushing it to the limits: high ISO tests, dynamic range, eye-controlled AF, flash photography and more! Also, find out whether Jordan had to worry about overheating when shooting video.
If you had a new Canon EOS R3 what would you shoot first? Penguins, apparently. Along with dinosaurs, oversized kangaroos and wolves. Because #artists. Check out Chris and Jordan's EOS R3 sample gallery and let us know what you think of the image quality.
Nov 19, 2021 at 19:32
Mick Rock, a British photographer who's known as 'The Man Who Shot the Seventies,' has passed away at the age of 72. Rock is most known for his iconic images of 70s musicians, particularly David Bowie, for whom he served as an official photographer.
Nov 19, 2021 at 17:51
We've rounded up the hilarious winners of the 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. Take a look through the gallery and make sure you don't have any liquid in your mouth—otherwise, you might need a new computer or keyboard.
Nov 19, 2021 at 17:28
The Dragonfly Telephoto Array Project started in 2013 and searches for faint structures, like galaxies, in the night sky. Canon has supplied the project with a total of 48 lenses and today has announced that it will provide an additional 120 EF 400mm F2.8L IS II USM lenses to expand the telephoto array.
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