Photography News

Egypt has launched an investigation after a Danish photographer released photos and a video showing himself and a woman climbing the Great Pyramid of Giza and doing a nude photo shoot at the top.

Photographer Andreas Hvid released the images December 7th, stating that he and “a friend” climbed the pyramid in November.

“Fearing to be spotted by the many guards, I did not film the several hours of sneaking around at the Giza Plateau, which lead up to the... more

Airspace management company AirMap announced the release of real-time geofencing alerts in its AirMap for Drones mobile app available for iOS and Android devices.

The new feature alerts pilots visually and/or verbally... more

CBS Sunday Morning just aired this 9-minute segment that looks into the world of war photography, in which photojournalists risk life and limb to document... more

GoPro announced today it will be moving camera production out of China for cameras destined for the U.S. market.

In a press release shared this morning, GoPro stated that while its cameras bound for the international market will continue to be made in China, gear destined for the United States will be moved elsewhere by summer 2019... more

At night, it can be especially difficult getting enough light to shoot film. There are no color emulsions with speeds higher than ISO 800, and most stocks dont even exceed 400. Pushing enables you to add sensitivity past the recommended box speed of your film.

Most labs adhere to the conventional wisdom: film has a maximum latitude of 2 stops. I wanted to see what happens beyond that, pushing it to three.

So what happens when you push sensitivity? It begins with... more

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The Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary is a welcome addition to the Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount lens lineups, combining a sensible sub-$500 price tag and excellent performance. On Sony's APS-C mirrorless cameras it offers an 85mm equivalent view, a favorite for portraits. Take a look at what it... more

Have you ever wondered what those silver rectangles on the side of film cassettes are? They're called Camera Auto Sensing (CAS) codes and they're part of DX encoding, an industry standard first announced by Kodak in March 1983.

While DX encoding might be common knowledge for some DPReview readers, others particularly the younger crowd might not know what DX encoding is, how it works and what it took to become an industry standard.

These exact questions and more are... more

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The 250mm F4 is Fujifilm's longest lens for its medium-format system. It's equivalent to about 200mm on a GFX camera, and we put it to work on some portraits as well as some scenes around Seattle's waterfront take a look.

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Two months after releasing firmware version 2.0 for its a7 III (Windows, MacOS) and a7R III (... more

The Denver-based tripod maker Colorado Tripod Company has announced the world’s first hollow titanium ballhead. It’s called the Highline Ballhead Titanium, and it’s designed to be ultra-light, ultra-strong, and ultra-versatile.

“Although the process of extracting titanium from its ore is costly, designers consider it valuable enough for specialty applications such as aerospace, where its combination of strength-to-weight and corrosion resistance is... more

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