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May 28

DJI scores a victory in the latest round of a patent battle with Autel

In early March, it was reported the ITC ruled in Autel’s favor over a long-standing patent battle. DJI, and its legal team, have issued a response declaring victory on their end.

Samyang announces its AF 85mm F1.4 lens is now available for Canon RF mount

Aside from the RF mount, the lens is identical to its Sony FE predecessor and is expected to retail for $800 when it starts shipping in June.

Sony ZV-1 sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Check out our first sample gallery from the Sony ZV-1, shot by our team at DPReview TV. Their full review of the ZV-1 is coming to a YouTube channel near you soon!

DJI's Mavic Air 2 shoots 8K Hyperlapse – but will you be able to view it?

A few sophisticated features were touted with the release of DJI’s latest consumer-grade drone, the Mavic Air 2, including the ability to shoot 8K Hyperlapse video. But you may encounter problems trying to watch that footage on your computer.

May 27

Ricoh introduces HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm F1.4 lens

Ricoh has officially released the HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm F1.4 ED SDM AW lens for its full-frame DSLRs. This fast, weather-sealed portrait prime will ship in mid-June for $1899.

Canon brings its EOS Webcam Utility Beta to macOS

A month after releasing the EOS Webcam Utility Beta for Windows, Canon has announced it is now available to download for macOS.

Shutterstock announces new earnings structure and contributors are anything but happy

The new structure pays a percentage of the sale price based on the level the contributor is at—a level that’s based on the number of sales made, with that count resetting on the first day of the year.

Fujifilm releases Windows-only app for turning your X series, GFX System cameras into a webcam

The Windows program works with nine of Fujifilm’s X Series and GFX System medium format cameras and turns the video into a feed that can be used with video conferencing software.

Panasonic announces Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 lens for L-mount

Panasonic has announced the compact and versatile 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 lens for L-mount bodies.

Interview: Dirk Dallas of 'From Where I Drone' shares what it takes to create excellent photos

If you’re into aerial photography, you’ve likely heard of From Where I Drone. Dirk Dallas talks to us about what makes an exceptional photo along with his new book, Eyes Over the World.

May 26

Z-CAM's new E2-M4 is an affordable 4K Raw-shooting cinema camera with livestreaming

The E2-M4 features Raw video shooting (when attached to an external recorder), 13 stops of dynamic range and 4K 10-bit video at up to 160fps.

Hands-on with the Sony ZV-1

We got a chance to handle the Sony ZV-1 to take a look at its vlogger-focused features and see how it differs from the RX100-series compacts.

DPReview TV: A quick hands-on look at the Sony ZV-1 vlogging camera

Sony just announced the ZV-1, a modified version of the RX100 series aimed specifically at vloggers. We take a look at six important features you may have missed from the announcement.

Sony ZV-1 'content creator camera' focuses on making vlogging easy

Sony has announced the ZV-1, which it calls a ‘content creator’ camera. It’s essentially the hardware of an RX100 VA redesigned to make vlogging and facing-the-camera shooting easier.

May 25

Samyang releases updated 'MK2' versions of its popular 14mm F2.8, 85mm F1.4 lenses

The lenses feature the same optical design as their predecessors, but offer weather-sealing, an updated focus ring and ‘de-click’ mechanisms.

The one that got away: the gear we sold – and now regret letting go of

Misery loves company, so we’re sharing stories of cameras and lenses we sold and now regret letting go of – and inviting you to do the same.

Sony Xperia 1 Mark II sample gallery

We got our hands on Sony’s new Xperia 1 Mark II smartphone which features impressive Eye AF tracking, super-fast burst shooting and a triple-camera array. Check out our initial samples.

Sony confirms pricing, availability for its flagship Xperia 1 II camera-centric smartphone

The Xperia 1 II will be available to pre-order on June 1 for $1,200 with the first units set to ship out on July 24. If you get in early, Sony will even toss in an added bonus.

May 24

Casio: the innovator that time forgot

When most people think of Casio, the first things that pop into their minds are calculator watches and keyboards. But, as we explore in this article, the company was well ahead of its time creating features that are standard on modern cameras.

Video: Six DIY smartphone camera rigs made from household objects

Unconventional and unsightly? Very much so. Effective? Most certainly. These six DIY smartphone rigs won’t win any design awards, but they get the job done.

May 23

DPReview TV: Panasonic G9 vs. Olympus E-M1 Mark III – who's the king of Micro Four Thirds?

Title fight! In one corner we have the new Olympus E-M1 Mark III. In the other is the Panasonic G9 – two years old, but sporting an impressive mid-life firmware update. Find out who wins the battle for Micro Four Thirds supremacy!

May 22

ProRes Raw video capture delayed for Lumix S1H, but firmware v2.0 still set to ship next week

Panasonic and Atomos have announced ‘technical issue’ means ProRes Raw recording via HDMI won’t be included in the Monday’s firmware release

OnePlus is disabling the near-infrared 'Color Filter' camera on its 8Pro smartphone over privacy concerns

OnePlus announced the ‘Photochrom’ filter mode will be ‘temporarily disabled’ via a software update that’s due out in the coming week.

Canon AE-1: the gear that changed my (photographic) life, again and again

What makes the Canon AE-1 so special to Editor Dan Bracaglia is its ability to connect him back to the childhood curiosity and excitement that originally made him fall in love with photography.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 III added to studio test scene comparison

There’s more work to be done on our full review of the E-M1 III, but in the meantime you can now compare its studio test scene results with those of its peers.

May 21

Adorama’s opens up 'Perspective,' the first of its new photo contest series for US residents

The first contest in a new series from the camera store challenges U.S. photographers to come up with imaginative pictures on the theme of Perspective.

Dutch court rules grandmother must remove photos of grandchildren from social media under GDPR

According to the ruling, the grandmother refused to take down images of at least one of the minors, even after requests from their mother to do so. As a result, the grandmother will be fined €50 for each day the images are still up.

Interview: photographer Cooper Neill on what it was like to shoot UFC 249 in an empty arena

Freelance photographer Cooper Neill took some time to share with us what it was like to be one of only four photographers to shoot the UFC 249 mixed martial arts event in an empty arena in Florida.

Vivo shows its 'gimbal-like' smartphone camera stabilization system

Vivo’s new system stabilizes the entire camera module rather than just a lens element or the image sensor like on more conventional systems.

Nikon Coolpix P950 sample gallery

There are superzoom cameras, and then there’s the Nikon P950. It offers up to a 2000mm equiv. zoom reach making it possible, literally, to shoot for the moon.

May 20

US students failing AP exams due to iPhone photos not being supported by the testing portal

Students attempting to submit photographed written responses for their Advanced Placement (AP) exams are failing tests because the testing portal doesn’t accept the HEIC image file format.

SD Express 8.0 announced, promising speeds up 4GB/s and improved performance

The SD Association has announced its SD Express 8.0 specification, poised to ‘set a new standard for memory cards.’ The SD8.0 spec utilizes the PCIe 4.0 standard and NVMe technology to deliver transfer speeds up to 4GB/s.

Olympus will shutter its camera business in South Korea on June 30

The company cites poor sales volume and a struggle to increase profitability as the reasons for the decision.

CineStill's new developer kits make it easier than ever to creatively control slide film development

The new 3-bath reversal kits include a trio of new 1st developers that offer a range of color and contrast profiles to create three different looks from the same film stock

Fujifilm X-T4 review

The Fujifilm X-T4 brings image stabilization, faster shooting and a bigger battery to the X-T series. It’s not without its shortcomings but we found it to be an excellent stills and video shooter.

DPReview TV: What critical items does Chris stash in his camera bag?

We all have our favorite essential gear that lives in our camera bags. Find out what DPReview TV host Chris Niccolls keeps in his when he and Jordan are out on a shoot.

May 19

Sony UK teases new compact camera system on its website

The webpage shares a silhouetted image of the compact camera system with a countdown timer that ends on May 26.

Samsung’s new ISOCELL GN1 sensor features Tetracell tech, phase detection on all active pixels

Thanks to pixel-merging technology and an advanced Dual-Pixel AF Samsung’s latest image sensor can adapt to a wide range of shooting situations.

Adobe updates Creative Cloud video and audio apps, adds GPU-accelerated encoding, ProRes RAW support and more

Adobe has released updates to many of its Creative Cloud applications, including popular video and audio applications such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder and Audition.

Slideshow: These are the shortlisted images for the Palm* Photo Prize 2020 contest

Recently, Palm* Photo Prize announced its shortlist photos that are in the running for the annual prize. We’ve rounded up some highlights.

Review: The Tourbox controller – can it speed up your editing?

With its unusual form factor can the Tourbox aid the editing process? Will its price and variety of tactile controls appeal to photo and video editors who would like to streamline their workflow?

May 18

April data shows mirrorless camera sales in Japan were down 75% compared to 2019

The retail analyst firm’s numbers show April sales were just 26.1 percent what they were last year, halving the already-halved sales from March this year.

IBC 2020 latest show to be cancelled, go virtual as organizers fear ‘many unknowns’

Uncertainty over the conditions in which the show will have to be run in September have led organizers to cancel this years IBC in Amsterdam, but they promise a virtual event in its place

The Associated Press criticized over social media rights requests for free content

Twitter has been buzzing with concerns about a social media release form the AP has been using since at least 2015.

Capture One releases Nikon-specific version, also adds improved clone and healing brushes

Earlier this month, Capture One showed off an upcoming update during a livestream presentation. Today, Capture One released this teased update, which is free for current Capture One 20 users.

Sony's new 'Intelligent Vision Sensor' is the world's first to feature on-chip AI processing

The IMX500 image sensor features a stacked design that puts the pixel chip atop a logic chip to create an all-in-one system that can capture, process and extract metadata from the image in a single chip.

'Like being asked to cook for Gordon Ramsey' Photographer Jerry Ghionis on shooting portraits of Joe McNally

In ‘Portrait of a Photographer’, Jerry Ghionis and Joe McNally turn the cameras on themselves, using Nikon’s Z 85mm F1.8 S. Take a look at the video and read an exclusive interview with Jerry.

May 17

Judge rules DJI infringed patent, recommends ceasing sales and imports of most DJI drones

The ITC’s chief administrative judge ruled that DJI infringed upon a patent belonging to Autel Robotics.

Compact, capable and imperfect: First impressions of the Sigma fp

The Sigma fp packs a lot of capability into the smallest full frame body on the market. What’s it like to shoot a video with, though? We found a lot to like, and some things we hope can be improved.

May 16

Swift action from FAA, US Navy follows Detroit Blue Angels drone incident

Federal authorities are looking into an incident wherein a drone pilot flew far too close to the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels demo team during a flyover in Detroit, Michigan that was meant to be a tribute to the frontline workers handling the COVID-19 pandemic.

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