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GoPro announces Hero4 lineup

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 1:36pm

GoPro has announced its new lineup of Hero cameras. The Hero4 Black is a new flagship model capable of 4K video at 30 fps, and will allow for extraction of 8.3MP still images from 4K footage. The Hero4 Silver offers a touch sensitive display and records 2.7K at 30 fps, 1080 at 60 fps and 720 at 120 fps. Both models will be available October 5. Learn more

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Inside RA001: World's first Boeing 747 'Jumbo Jet'

DPReview.com - Latest News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 7:00am

The Boeing 747 'Jumbo Jet' changed the world, bringing air travel to the masses, and allowing non-stop flights between distant cities across the globe. The prototype 747 - registration RA001 - first flew in February 1969, and is currently undergoing restoration at Seattle's Boeing Field. DPReview editor Barnaby Britton has been documenting the process, inside and out. Click through for images

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Amazon Fire Phone camera review

DPReview.com - Latest News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:01am

The Fire Phone is Amazon's first foray into the smartphone hardware business. It offers unique features like a Dynamic Perspective 3D-user interface, using four front-facing cameras to track the user's face and adjust how content is displayed accordingly. It's outfitted with plenty of cameras, but is it suitable for a mobile photographer Our sister site, connect.dpreview.com aims to find out in a full review. Read more

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A Quiet Collapse: Christopher Nunn's 'Falling Into the Day'

DPReview.com - Latest News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:00am

Christopher Nunn descirbes his photographic style as 'quiet and simple.' This rings true throughout his project, Falling into the Day, a look into the life of his friend David, an artist living with Alzheimer's. Nunn answered some questions for us about his work - see a sample of images from 'Falling into the Day' and learn more about the project. Read more

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Canon UK introduces limited edition Stella McCartney bag with white EOS 100D

DPReview.com - Latest News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 3:00am

In a collaboration with fashion designer Stella McCartney, Canon UK is to offer a run of 1000 EOS 100D kits that come packaged in a tote bag created specifically for the white bodied version of the camera. Called Linda, after the designer's photographer mother Linda McCartney, the bag adheres to its namesake's vegetarian ethics by using 'cruelty-free' Eco Alter Nappa leather alternative material finished with a natural vegetable oil coating. Read more

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Photokina 2014: Quiet but significant

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:27pm

This year's Photokina felt a little quiet, but it might have been the most significant in recent years. As well as major new DSLRs from Canon and Nikon, we also saw a slew of new large-sensor compact cameras and a smartphone - Panasonic's Lumix DMC-CM1. Meanwhile, RED's Epic Dragon pointed the way to the future with its 19MP Raw still images from 6K video footage. Click through for our take on the world's biggest photographic tradeshow

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 winners announced

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:48am

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of 2014's Astronomy Photographer of the Year award, after a record number of entries from around the globe. UK astronomer James Woodend won the Overall prize, as well as the Earth and Space category, with his image 'Aurora Over a Glacier Lagoon'. See gallery

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Olympus Capture software now available for E-M1 owners

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:28pm

Today Olympus announced the release of its Olympus Capture software, which is designed to bring tethering to owners of the OM-D E-M1. The software, along with the new E-M1 firmware 2.0, was announced last week at Photokina, but today photographers can finally take advantage of the new feature set. Read more

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'Manual' app brings manual camera settings to iOS8 devices

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 2:55pm

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 8, offers camera app developers access to previously locked manual controls such as focus, shutter speed and ISO. A new app called Manual not only makes use of the manual controls offered by iOS 8, but puts them at the center of the user experience. Read more at connect.dpreview.com

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Epson launches Perfection V850 and V800 multi-format film scanners

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:20pm

Epson has announced a pair of high-end flatbed scanners that are capable of digitizing film in sizes of up to 10x8in. Replacing the Epson Perfection V750 and V700, which were introduced in February 2006, the Epson Perfection V850 and V800 will feature the same specification as the previous models, but will benefit from faster start-up and lower power consumption. Read more

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Photokina 2014: Fujifilm interview - 'Over the past few months I’ve been getting more confident'

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:18am

DPReview attended the Photokina trade show last week in Cologne Germany, and as well as stand reports and hands-on looks at the major new products we also sat down with executives from several of the major camera manufacturers. In this interview, we speak to Toshihisa Iida, Senior Manager of Sales & Marketing in Fujifilm's Optical Device & Electronic Imaging products division. Click through to read more

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ACDSee Pro 8 and ACDSee 18 announced

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:01am

ACDSee has launched updated versions of its standard and Pro software. ACDSee Pro 8 and ACDSee 18 are now available with updated image editing and management features, available for purchase as standalone software or with cloud features for a yearly subscription fee. Read more

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Sony shows off upcoming full-frame lenses at Photokina

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 9:13pm

We were so busy playing with new Leica cameras and giant telephoto lenses at Photokina that we totally missed Sony's announcement of four upcoming full-frame E-mount lenses. Four FE lenses are coming in the first quarter of 2015, including three primes and one zoom. Sony didn't reveal too much, but you still get the idea by reading this.

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DxOMark Mobile tests iPhone 6 Plus

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:52pm

DxOMark has put Apple's iPhone 6 Plus through its mobile imaging tests and the results are in. Tested alongside its iPhone 6 sibling, the 6 Plus has the added benefit of optical image stabilization. Both phones scored well enough to place them at the top of DxOMark's mobile rankings, pushing the Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z3 down the list. Take a look at the full test results and how the iPhone 6 Plus compares to its sibling and its peers. Read more

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Photokina 2014: Canon interview - Mirrorless 'in the very near future'

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:30pm

DPReview attended the Photokina trade show last week in Cologne Germany. As well as getting our hands on this season's newest photo gear we also sat down with executives from several major camera manufacturers. One of them was Masaya Maeda of Canon. Our time with Mr Maeda was brief, but in our conversation he shared reactions to the 7D Mark II, and explained that Canon is very serious about mirrorless, and is also committed to making higher-resolution sensors. Click through to read more

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Photokina 2014: Sony interview - 'we still need to create more lenses'

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 8:30am

At Photokina last week we sat down with Shigeki Ishizuka, the global head of Sony’s Imaging Business. As well as talking us through Sony's current Alpha strategy, Ishizuka-san also explained why the name 'NEX' was dropped and told us a little about how Sony's sensor business works. Click through for the full interview

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Fujifilm X100T overview updated

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 5:00am

We've just updated our Fujifilm X100T overview with a detailed analysis of the camera's controls and operation. With access to a beta X100T, we've taken it for a spin and assembled a real-world samples gallery. In the process we've got to know the camera a bit better and have addressed questions about the viewfinder, e-shutter and Auto ISO behavior. Read more

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Adobe announces Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:01am

Adobe has announced new versions of its basic photo and video editing software, Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13. Photoshop Elements updates include a new Photomerge Compose tool for copying people or objects from one photo into another, and Premiere Elements gets an enhanced Shake Stabilizer mode designed to smooth out shaky video footage. Learn more

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Nikon offers 1.5 million Yen in kit and cash as top prize in annual photo contest

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:31pm

Nikon has opened the doors to entries for the company’s annual photo contest, and is offering a top prize of 1m Yen (approx. $9200/£5600/€7100) in equipment with 500,000 Yen cash for the overall top prize. Running since 1969 the competition this year will feature 7 categories including a new 'Home' theme and a 'Generation N' section for 10 entrants aged 19 and under. Learn more

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DxO Mobile Report ranks iPhone 6 on top

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:46pm

DxOMark has put Apple's latest through its mobile imaging tests and published its findings. This assessment put the iPhone 6 (and its iPhone 6 Plus sibling) at the top of its mobile rankings, pushing the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z3 to positions three and four, respectively. See how the iPhone 6 performed in DxOMark's testing and find out how it compares to its peers. Read more

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