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Return of the Super Rebel: Canon EOS Rebel T6s (760D) in-depth review

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:35am

Canon's EOS Rebel T6s (760D) is easily the most advanced model yet to enter the company's beginner-friendly DSLR lineup. It offers a new 24.2MP sensor and improved AF and metering systems compared to its predecessor. Its top plate LCD display, quick control dial and continuous AF in live view elevate it above its near-twin, the T6i, while Wi-Fi/NFC round out a solid set of features. We put its improvements to the test in our lab and in the real world. Read review

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Readers' Showcase: Martin Kozak

DPReview.com - Latest News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 8:00am

Martin Kozak is a sports photographer based in Prague. His journey into photography began with a 1.3MP digital camera given to him as a birthday present more than 15 years ago. These days he's fond of the Canon EOS 1D-X when he's out shooting water sports, ski jumps, cycling and the occasional off-road rally. See his work and find out more about him in our Q&A. See gallery

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Week in Review: Sony FTW

DPReview.com - Latest News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 8:00am

What kind of week was it? Oh, just the kind when Leica announces a full-frame compact and that's not even the most exciting news of the week. Sony went public with three major product announcements Wednesday, refreshing its RX- product lines and blowing our tiny minds with a 42MP full-frame BSI sensor-toting a7R II. Relive the highlights of an extremely busy week with us. Read more

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Triggertrap expands compatibility to Apple Watch and Pebble smartwatches

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 6:59pm

Triggertrap has updated its Triggertrap Mobile app to make it compatible with the new Apple Watch and Pebble range of smartwatches. The app now allows these smart watch devices to be used to trip a DSLR's shutter via the wireless connection between the watch and the iPhone or Android smartphone. Read more

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Video Feature: Josh Trujillo and the Canon PowerShot G7 X in New Mexico

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 6:24pm

Josh Trujillo's 'day job' as a photojournalist for the Seattle PI involves him shooting across the Seattle area with a heavy DSLR outfit. For a trip back to his hometown of Santa Fe New Mexico, we equipped him with something significantly lighter: the Canon PowerShot G7 X. Santa Fe and its surrounding landscapes are incredibly photogenic; take a look as Josh explores his hometown with the G7 X. See video

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Shutterfly's new TripPix app lets iPhone users order albums

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 2:04pm

Shutterfly has introduced TripPix, an app that turns photos snapped with an iPhone into physical albums. The app assembles 15 to 30 photos from a trip into a single album, which can be styled to reflect the kind of adventure they depict. Read more

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Panasonic 4K Photo reaches to grab stills-from-video dream

DPReview.com - Latest News - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 8:00am

Using a video feed to capture stills isn't a new idea - Nikon's first electronic camera, the QV-1000C, did it in the late 1980s - but the resolution of 4K makes it more useful. Panasonic has recognized this way of working and has introduced 4K Photo mode to its 4K cameras, to make things easier for the user. We took the feature for a test drive. Read more

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200th birthday of Julia Margaret Cameron to be celebrated with major exhibition

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 6:20pm

London's Victoria and Albert museum is to hold a major exhibition of the work of Julia Margaret Cameron to mark the bicentenary of her birth. One of the most important female photographers in the form's history, Cameron would have been 200 years old this year, and the exhibition will be part of a series of exhibitions around the UK to celebrate her work. Read more

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Canon GPS receiver GP-E2 firmware 2.0 adds T6i/T6s (760D/750D) and 5DS/5DS R support

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 3:19pm

Canon's external GPS receiver GP-E2 gets an update today to firmware 2.0, adding support for the Canon EOS Rebel T6s/T6i (760D/750D) and EOS 5DS/5DS R. The firmware update also fixes a couple of bugs related to the signal acquisition indicator light and the unit's built-in memory. Read more

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Editorial: Why I want a Leica Q (in which I mostly don't talk about the Leica Q)

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:28am

The Leica Q offers classic M-series styling in combination with a thoroughly modern feature set including a full-frame 24MP sensor and a 28mm F1.7 lens. After a bruising experience with previous digital Leicas, DPReview's Editor Barnaby Britton has been very impressed by the Q. Click through to read why

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Fully stacked: Hands-on with Sony's RX100 IV and RX10 II

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 7:01pm

Sony has released updates to its popular RX-series compact cameras, leaving the externals pretty much unchanged, but with a major update to their sensors. Both the RX100 IV and RX10 II feature a newly-developed 1inch 20MP stacked CMOS sensor, which allows them to capture 4K video and a whole lot more besides. We've had our hands on pre-production samples and you can see (and read) more after the jump

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Alpha dog: Hands-on with Sony a7R II

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 2:59pm

42 is a good number - as well as being the answer to life, the universe and everything, it's also the number of millions of photodiodes that Sony has packed onto the sensor of its new a7R II. And it's not just any old sensor too - the a7R II features the world's first full-frame backside illuminated CMOS, in a body which incorporates all of the major ergonomic changes made in the a7 II, released last year. Click through for a closer look at Sony's new flagship

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Sony RX100 IV compact records 4K video, uses a stacked sensor

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 1:34pm

The Sony RX100 series of compacts has gained quite a positive reputation in the somewhat short time it's been around, for squeezing a relatively large sensor into a small compact. The RX100 IV continues that tradition and uses Sony’s next generation sensor, a stacked 20.1MP 1"-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor, coupled with an attached DRAM memory chip for speedy processing. Read more

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Sony announces Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II with stacked 20MP sensor and 4K video

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 1:26pm

Sony has announced the Cyber-shot RX10 II, offering a 1" type stacked 20MP CMOS sensor, 4K video recording (up to 29 minutes) and improved readout speed thanks to a new DRAM chip. The body design and lens specs remain in line with the RX10, including a Zeiss-branded 24-200mm equivalent F2.8 lens. Read more

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Sony a7R II has 42.4MP on 4k-capable full frame BSI CMOS sensor

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 1:12pm

Sony has announced the a7R II, a 42.4MP mirrorless camera with an image-stabilized full frame BSI CMOS sensor. Unlike its predecessor, the camera includes on-sensor phase detection elements for faster autofocus. The camera also has a revised shutter mechanism, rated to 500,000 actuations but also promising less vibration than the one on its predecessor. The sensor is by far the largest backside illuminated CMOS chip to be released, allowing the maximum expanded ISO to rise two stops to 102,400. The camera will cost around $3,200.

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