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A remarkable photo of a single atom trapped by electric fields has just been awarded the top prize in a well-known science photography competition. The photo is titled “Single Atom in an Ion Trap” and was shot by David Nadlinger of the University of Oxford.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the UK... more

If you want to see a picture of Canon and Nikon’s continued dominance in the world of sports photography, just take a look at the massive camera arsenals each company brought to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Canon and Nikon both have 60 tech reps from over 10 countries around the world on hand to provide photographers with assistance, including services such as cleaning, checking, and calibrating equipment,... more

Canon is set to unveil its first mirrorless camera capable of 4K video recording, according to a new report. The capability will be appearing in the soon-to-be-announced EOS M50.

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RawDigger and FastRawViewer have released the beta version of an application called DPRSplit, designed for Canon 5D Mark IV owners. With DPRSplit, photographers can input a CR2 file from a Canon 5D Mark IV and then extract a second image from it, one with an exposure value that is about one stop lower than the original CR2 image.

This utility works only if the camera's Dual Pixel Raw mode was enabled when the shots were taken.

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Smooth Trans Focus (STF) was invented by Minolta in the 1980s and became available in the Minolta 135mm f/2.8 STF in 1999. The special design of the lens with an Apodization (APD) filter allows for the smoothing of out-of-focus areas, or bokeh. The APD filter reduces the light transmitted through a lens, but the strength is gradually decreased toward the center of the filter.

To simplify the concept, an APD filter is like a gradual neutral density filter, except the... more

NASA has published a pair of record-breaking photos. These two images that show Kuiper belt objects in the outer Solar System were captured by the farthest-ever cameras from Earth.

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Photographer and YouTuber Matt Granger recently got a chance to shoot with two unreleased Leica lenses that many a portrait photographer dreams of owning. On a freezing cold day in Brooklyn, he went out with friend and model Stephanie Pham to test out the APO Summicron-SL... more

Photographers have been talking this month about best-selling landscape photographer Peter Lik‘s new photo, “Moonlit Dreams,” pointing out that the image appears to be a “faked” composite... more

Photographers Tony & Chelsea Northrupmade this educational and tongue-in-cheek 5-minute video in which they rant about how many of the most common terms in photography are “... more

DPReview smartphone reviews are written with the needs of photographers in mind. We focus on camera features, performance, and image quality.

The Pixel 2 and its larger sibling, the Pixel 2 XL represent Googles latest flagship phones. Both offer a single 12.2MP F1.8 main camera and an 8MP F2.4 selfie camera. From a photographers perspective that might not... more

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