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Nikon Coolpix P1000: what you need to know

Nikon Coolpix P1000: what you need to know Nikon's new Coolpix P1000 boasts an extraordinary zoom range and a suite of powerful stills and video features in a (relatively) compact body. We loved the original P900 for its sharp lens and effective stabilization, but its unimpressive EVF and lack of Raw capture mode made it less fun to use than it could have been. dpreview.com

2018-7-11 16:00

500px Founder Joins Skylum to Grow Its Software in Asia

500px founder Evgeny Tchebotarev is joining Skylum, becoming the new VP of Growth in Asia of the photography software company (formerly known as Macphun) that’s behind Luminar and Aurora HDR. Tchebotarev originally founded 500px back in 2004 as a community for photographers before bringing co-founder Oleg Gutsol on board in 2009 and relaunching the service. […] petapixel.com

2018-7-3 20:50

Video: Diving into the demise of Kodak

The story isn't new to anyone in the world of photography. Kodak, once the undeniable leader of the industry, has since been turned into a sad shell of its former self. What isn't so clear is how exactly Kodak went from photo giant to a name that can be licensed and slapped on seemingly anything and everything if enough money is thrown its way. dpreview.com

2018-6-14 20:22

SeaLife DC2000 sample gallery

$(document). ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_5090018911","galleryId":"5090018911","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) }); The SeaLife DC2000, known as the (much cooler-sounding) Sea Dragon in Europe, is a waterproof, rugged compact camera with a large 1"-type sensor and a fixed 31mm-equivalent F1. dpreview.com

2018-6-5 16:00

Kamlan 28mm F1.4 APS-C lens unveiled with upcoming Kickstarter campaign

Chinese company Machang Optics is preparing to launch its new Kamlan 28mm F1. 4 MFT lens on Kickstarter, where the company currently has its project listed in draft. The latest Kamlan lens is billed as an inexpensive alternative to pricier lenses while offering the same "premium optical quality" paired with a versatile focal length, super-low chromatic aberration, and a full metallic body. dpreview.com

2018-6-1 21:25

Google Lens will soon be available in several Android camera apps

Google's AI-based image recognition system Google Lens will be making its way into stock camera apps, the company revealed during its I/O 2018 conference this week. The tool which identifies objects, landmarks, and more in the images you capture with your phonewas first revealed last year, later launching for the maker's own Pixel smartphones and then on Android and iOS in general. dpreview.com

2018-5-14 19:01

Pentax K-1 II Review: A worthy upgrade?

79%Overall scoreJump to conclusion The Pentax K-1 Mark II is a supremely weather-sealed, tough-built full-frame camera with a 36MP stabilized sensor. Billed as more a refinement of its predecessor than a replacement, the K-1 II gains a new hand-held Pixel Shift mode and sees improvements made to its AF Tracking algorithm - it also has a new pre-processor. dpreview.com

2018-5-8 16:24

Meyer Optik is reviving Dr. Rudolph's APO Plasmat 105mm F2.7 lens

Meyer Optik has announced its new APO-Makro-Plasmat 105 F2. 7 lens, a modern version of one of the classic Plasmat lenses developed by Dr. Paul Rudolph 105 years ago. As with previous Meyer Optik revivals, the company is funding its product on Kickstarter, where it explains that the new Plasmat 105 "offers natural sharpness, unbelievable color reproduction, and a glowing bokeh united at every step of the aperture. dpreview.com

2018-4-20 22:55

Watch Canons Ultra-Dramatic Video Showing Off Its Sensors of the Future

Canon recently released this incredibly dramatic 5-minute video to showcase its latest CMOS sensor technologies. The opening question, set to moving music, is: “Have you ever seen a rainbow in the light of the moon?” “A moonbow is a rare phenomenon that can only be seen when the appropriate lunar brightness, angle of elevation, and […] petapixel.com

2018-4-19 20:53