Photography News

Leica's new Monochrom M camera brings the black-and-white-only concept up to date with the technological advantages of the latest M (Typ 240) and M-P cameras. The main changes are a switch from CCD to CMOS sensors, and thus the introduction of live view and a jump to 24MP, along with a much better rear screen. We went hands-on with the new black-and-white beauty. Read more

Camera drones can be dangerous if not handled properly. Singer Enrique Iglesias found that out the hard way yesterday during a 12,000-fan concert in Tijuana, Mexico. During one song, Iglesias decided to reach up and grab hold of a camera drone hovering above him in order to give the fans a live point-of-view shot. Things didn’t go as planned.

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After winning the FA Cup Final yesterday, star soccer player Santi Cazorla ran behind the goal, grabbed one of the remote DSLRs placed there, and used it to shoot a series of selfies with his teammates to celebrate their victory.

Still singing. The sore throat tomorrow will be worth it. Number 12.... more

Yesterday we shared some interesting before-and-after images showing the visual effects work that went into the hit Hollywood movie Mad Max: Fury Road. Here’s a second look at the film from a different angle: the composition. In the 1.5-minute video above, editor... more

EarthCam has just released the official time-lapse video of the construction of the One World Trade Center. The 2-minute video above spans 11 years from the start of construction in October 2004 to the completion on Memorial Day 2015.

“Hundreds of thousands of high definition images were captured over the past 11 years and hand-edited for this exclusive time-lapse movie,” EarthCam writes. All the photos and the original camera... more

Ad agency brand strategist Derrick Lin has developed a creative way to vent about all the little annoyances of his office job. Using an iPhone, a desk lamp, and miniature figurines, he shoots miniature world photos that capture his real world frustrations.

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Heads up: for some reason the Sony a7R full frame mirrorless camera is currently listed on the Sony... more

Nicolas Alexander Otto has a big appetite for landscape photography, but his home in the Ruhr area of Germany puts him closer to urban and industrial scenery than countryside. His portfolio features a mix of the natural world and the man-made world, and is the subject of our latest DPReview Readers' Showcase. See a sample of his imagery and find out more about him in our Q&A.... more

No stranger to Iceland's stunning landscapes, nature photographer Art Wolfe journeyed north in 2013 in search of the aurora borealis. Despite inclement weather, Art got the shots he wanted, and much more besides. Click through to read his story of a trip which ended up delivering much more than what he originally planned. 

This year, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, also called the “Nifty Fifty” celebrates its 25th birthday. Yes, that’s right: this lens was released back in December 1990 and is the second oldest lens that’s still in production. Yet it still dominates the list of the most popular Canon lenses, and for good reason: it’s cheap, it’s fast, it’s small and lightweight, and it offers good performance for the price, which makes it the first prime lens for... more