Photographers love abbreviations, and 'ETTR' is one of the most confusing. Find out what it is and when to use it.
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A blog post from Panasonic touts the ways its organic film CMOS sensor can control color spill between pixels, giving more accurate color in challenging lighting, but doesn't propose photography as something the sensor is suited for.
Digital sensors are at the heart of digital photography, but their development sometimes gets obscured by the marketing claims made along the way. We take a look at how sensors have developed since the early days of CCD, to better understand the milestones of the past and what's really going on today.
Round Two voting results are in and we're now down to the last 4 matches. Round Three voting starts now!
Who doesn't love a compact prime? This full frame 26mm F2.8 Nikkor lens has a sweet price, good features...but does it take a sharp photo? See for yourself in this new sample gallery shot with a production lens.
5 days ago
We met up with OM Digital Solutions' senior management at CP+ in Yokohama to find out what the transition from Olympus was like and to gain insight into its focus going forward.
If you're new to the drone world, there's much more you need to know than how to unbox and launch a drone. We break down the 5 mandatory steps you need to follow to fly safely and legally.
It's Oscar Sunday, so we've put together a DPReview film festival that celebrates our favorite star - photography!
We're prepping a couple episodes for next so week, so this weekend look back at the episode viewers often described as "fun" and "triggering".
Camera and lens rental company Lensrentals has published a list of its most popular 'point-and-shoot' cameras, only to reveal that the very concept might now be obsolete.
Photographer Takashi Fukukawa documents the fragmentary experience of modern life in the streets of Tokyo.
Holy Stone produces dozens of low-cost drone models aimed at consumers. We look at the HS710 and HS175D to see if they stack up to other sub-250g offerings. Are these secretly great or more like toys?
Leica has announced the Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400mm F5-6.3, a telephoto zoom lens for L-mount. It's also announced a 1.4x extender teleconverter to work with it.
Round One voting results are in and we're now down to 8 matches. Jump in to see who won and sneak a look at how the DPReview team debated the choices, then get ready for Round Two – voting starts now!
SkyPixel and DJI announced the winners and finalists for the 8th Annual Photo & Video competition.
Chris and Jordan have run the numbers, and the best focal length is...
Mathematical correction of lens distortion is commonplace. We explain why we don't think it makes sense to ignore it or to assume it's always a bad thing.
Best of Photojournalism 2022 top honors go to Marcus Yam (Los Angeles Times) and Lynsey Addario (independent)
2 weeks ago
Round one of polls are now open, pick your winners and share your voice. Voting ends March 8, 2023. Let's the games begin!
How well do Fujifilm's film simulations match up to their film counterparts? We revisit a classic DPReviewTV episode in which Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake shoot a few rolls of Fujifilm's Acros 100 II, and a few frames on the X-T3 in Acros film simulation, to find out.
An update to the Mini 11, the new camera adds parallax correction capabilities, automatic flash control and a multi-function twist lens.
It's March, and in America that means it's time to start arguing over which college athletics team is the best at basketball. For DPReview, it's also an opportunity for a good old-fashioned camera fight.
Chris referred to the Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM as 'a little gem'! Check out some of the photos he took.
We take OM System's new 90mm prime F3.5 macro lens out and about around Seattle, in search of sunlight, people and very tiny things to get up close and personal with. Flip on through what we found, and see how the lens performs in the real world in our sample gallery.
It's small, light, cheap and extremely wide but is it any good?
3 weeks ago
After a three-year hiatus, we've been at the return of the CP+ camera show in Yokohama, Japan. In between interviews with executives of the major companies, Dale Baskin took to the show floor to bring you this report.
Back in 1999, Sony released the F505, their first digital camera with a Carl Zeiss lens. What is it like shooting with one today?
OM System's latest lens is a whopper of a macro, featuring optical stabilization, full weather sealing, up to 2x magnification and a whole lot more. What's it got and what's it like to use? Let's dig in.
3 weeks ago
Recently, the FAA announced that recreational drone pilots in the USA can request LAANC authorization to fly in controlled airspace at night.
We were very impressed with X-T5's 40-megapixel APS-C sensor, check out some full resolution images!
After weeks with a production Fujifilm X-T5, Chris and Jordan have some final thoughts.
Do you expect me to gawk? No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to buy!
Begun in 1975, the Pentax K-mount legacy continues to this day. Asahi Optical's Pentax KX was one of the first cameras with this lens mount, acting as a midrange model in the lineup. Writer Anno Huidekoper takes a look at what this manual SLR can do and how it stacks up to its contemporaries.
A higher-res Blackmagic Studio Camera just dropped. EF-mount only, this packs more megapixels, a bigger sensor, and a high max ISO.
After several years off, the venerable magazine has held a public open call photo contest and selected nine finalists and one winning image for its 'Photos of the Year.'
CP+ 2023: Sigma has announced it is bringing its trio of DC DN APS-C prime lenses to Nikon's Z mount: its first lenses for Nikon's mirrorless system.
The EOS R6 II arrives in one of the most competitive parts of the market, facing off against some very capable competition. We think it rises to the challenge.
Barney and Chris have been shooting the new Sony 50mm F1.4 GM, and we have a bunch of full resolution samples for you to peruse.
lens news4 weeks ago
Sony has added a full-frame 50mm F1.4 prime to its premium 'GM' range of E-mount lenses.
Released only weeks apart, the Sony 50mm F1.4 GM and Sigma F1.4 DG DN Art are clear competitors. Which is the better buy?
This new, affordable wide zoom for L-mount is capable of some excellent landscapes. Check them out for yourself!
Tamron has announced its 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD ultra-wide angle zoom will be made available for Fujifilm X-mount.
Jordan's twin brother Gordon is back to review the cinema-focused Canon EOS R5 C!
It's Film Friday, so let's take a look back at the film format that gave APS-C sensors their name! Find out what happens when Chris shoots some very expired APS film using old Canon and Nikon cameras.
Camera tech for video has come a long way in recent years, with faster autofocus, subject tracking, eye tracking and smarter lenses that stabilize the frame. But in the rush to make hybrids why are aren't we giving video shooters the tools they need?
Jordan has a simple fix camera manufacturers could implement to improve their video autofocus.
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In the middle of the OM System lineup, the OM-5 promises yesterday's top-tier performance in a lighter, more compact body. Rain or shine, it's hard to find a camera that does all the OM-5 can for the price.
We were surprised by just how much difference there was between these AI-powered image enlargers. Read on to find out which you should be using and why!
1 month ago
The Canon EOS R8 is the company's second ever sub-$1500 full-frame camera (just). It's a compact, entry-(ish)-level body with a lot of EOS R6 II to it. But there are also some limitations. We look at what it is, what it isn't and how it stacks up against its peers.
1 month ago
The EOS R50 is Canon's APS-C RF mount compact hybrid camera designed for beginners seeking an interchangeable lens camera that's easy to use and carry around.
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