Photography News

Over the past 5 years, the San Francisco-based company Custom SLR has successfully launched 5 different camera products that all started with Kickstarter campaigns (the first was the C-Loop in 2010).... more

Action camera manufacturer GoPro has officially named its camera drone and announced that it will be available in 2016. Footage from the GoPro Karma is demonstrated in a video on the GoPro website, which is also the same movie the company showed before when it first teased teased the drone.

GoPro isnt giving away much information at the moment, but it is giving away a Karma drone to 100 people signed up to the newsletter... more

Clarifai, a NYC-based startup that’s developing state-of-the-art image recognition software, has launched a new free photo app on iOS. It’s called... more

Photographer Nick Fancher often does high-quality shoots with simple locations and do-it-yourself gear — he published a book on the subject earlier this year that’s titled... more

Since joining the team at DPReview a few months ago, Ive been doing my best to borrow and get my hands on as much gear as I possibly can. Like most working photographers, I am heavily invested in a single system, and beyond obsessive review-reading across far corners of the Internet, I didnt come to DPReview with too much hands-on experience with other brands and their respective... more

'Built like a tank where it counts' - LensRentals Canon EF 35mm F1.4 L II teardown

Roger Cicala at LensRentals has a great job - he gets to take things apart whenever he wants, and get paid to do it. And even better, he gets to pay himself to do it. Roger just got his hands on Canon's new EF 35mm F1.4 L II, and just like us,... more

Image sharing platform Flickr has announced today its app for the Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset. It allows you to view the tens of thousands of 360-degree panorama images that have been uploaded by Flickr users in an immersive way that allows for panning by moving your head. Read more

Photo by Jeff Keller

If your dream job hasn't come along so far and you fancy yourself as a bit of an Ansel Adams, you could do worse than to pay a visit to the US Government's employment website. The National Parks Service is looking for a full-time photographer to record the glory of the country's natural treasures, much as Ansel Adams did on contract to the Department of the Interior in the 1940s. The only hitch is that applicants will be expected to use equipment similar to that used by... more

Ricoh has announced a software plug-in for Adobe Lightroom supporting tethered shooting with the Pentax 645Z medium-format camera. Creative Cloud Lightroom subscribers can also take advantage of integration with Lightroom Mobile, making it possible to comment on and adjust photos remotely via the cloud. The Pentax Tethered Capture Plug-In is available now from Ricoh.

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Apple released a number of software updates yesterday including iOS 9.2. In addition to a large number of bug fixes, the update adds iPhone support for the company's Lightning to USB Camera Adapter, making it possible now to transfer images directly from a camera to your iPhone. Previously, only iPads were supported. Read more