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Photokina 2014 Video: The Fujifilm X100T

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:10pm

In our latest from-the-show-floor video, we visit the Fujifilm booth at Photokina 2014 to learn more about the Fujifilm X100T, the newest member of the company's ultra-premium compact camera family. See video

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Photokina 2014: Ricoh stand report

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:02am

Behind Nikon's Photokina 2014 stand is the Ricoh booth, the most colorful we've seen thus far. It's not the design of the booth that's colorful. Rather, it's the dozens of color combinations available for the company's DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. The waterfall in front was pretty cool, too. Take the tour.

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Photokina 2014: Hands on with new Tamron lenses - including 15-30mm F2.8

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:57am

We caught up with Tamron at Photokina 2014 to get a peek at the new 15-30mm F2.8 ultra-wide angle zoom. It's designed to cover a full frame sensor and was shown to us in a late prototype form, though its official launch date is unconfirmed. We also got some hands-on time with the manufacturer's latest all-in-one zoom lenses as well as the always-impressively-huge 150-600mm F5-6.3. Read more

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Photokina 2014: Hands on with Sigma's new 150-600mm telezooms

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:52am

The stars of Sigma's booth at this years Photokina were two new telezoom lenses - 'C' and 'S' versions of a 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM aimed at enthusiasts and sports / wildlife professionals, respectively. The company was also showing off its new 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM 'C' for APS-C DSLRs. We headed to the company's stand on our final day at the show, and got our hands on the new gear (except the stuff behind glass). Click through to see more.

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Photokina 2014: Polaroid Socialmatic combines camera, printer and Android OS

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:12am

The Polaroid Socialmatic was first announced a while ago but is still in development and expected to ship sometime later this year. However, at the Polaroid stand in Hall 5.2 Photokina visitors can already get their hands on a few prototypes and play with the unique device. The Socialmatic combines a 14MP camera, an Android smart device and a Polaroid Zero Ink technology printer. Click through to read more.

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Photokina 2014: Sneak peak at upcoming Fujifilm XF lenses

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:31am

Fujifilm announced two cameras on the runup to Photokina - the X100T and X30. But the company is also showing off mockups of several new lenses, slated for release next year. We sat down with senior executives from Fujifilm earlier today, and got our hands on the samples. Click through to take a look at what's in store.

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Photokina 2014: Olympus stand report

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:51am

The Olympus booth was relatively quiet compared to the madhouses at Nikon and Canons' stands, which made it easier to get up close and personal with the company's new lenses. We also took a look at some of their recent cameras, and have a few cutaways, as well. Read more.

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Photokina 2014 interview: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:31am

In this video from Photokina, Panasonic's Matt Frazer walks us through the features of the new Lumix DMC-LX100 compact camera. Matt also explains Panasonic's use of a multi-aspect four thirds sensor, discusses lens design and manufacture, and explains the camera's 4K video capabilities. See video

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Photokina 2014: Hands-on with RED's Epic Dragon

DPReview.com - Latest News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:26am

How does the idea of capturing 100 19MP Raw files per second sound? That's what RED's latest camera, the RED Dragon can do, courtesy of its 6K video capture mode. Fully modular, the RED Dragon can be adapted to accept a multitude of lens mounts, and although intended for professional movie shooting, its still image quality is seriously impressive too. We got a quick tour of RED's latest magic machines at the company's stand

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Interview: Canon's Chuck Westfall Discusses the 7D Mark II

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:15pm

Join us for a video interview with Canon's Chuck Westfall, Technical Advisor at Canon U.S.A.'s Professional Engineering and Solutions Division, in which he talks us through some of the features of the new EOS 7D Mark II DSLR, introduced this week at Photokina. 

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Size matters: Hands-on with Canon PowerShot G7 X

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:01pm

Canon has been busy - its latest high-end compact, the PowerShot G7 X slots in beneath the G1 X Mark II, and offers a 20MP 1'-type sensor, 24-100mm equivalent F1.8-2.8 zoom lens and a host of other enthusiast-friendly features. We spoke to Canon recently and got access to a pre-production G7 X. Click through for a hands-on tour of the new camera. 

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Relonch brings APS-C image sensor to the iPhone

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:50pm

The Relonch camera combines an APS-C sensor with an extremely simple UI and attaches to your iPhone, using your phone for display, image processing, storage, and sharing. A bright F2.0 lens ensures low-light performance. At an output resolution of only 1MP, it's a niche product, but the concept is exciting. Click through to learn more.

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II beta image samples

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:30pm

We got a chance to shoot with a pre-release beta of Canon's EOS 7D Mark II, so we grabbed it. We have prepared a 23 image gallery from a Canon event running at the Photokina show in Cologne. Although the image quality hasn't been entirely finalized, this should give some first impressions of what that camera can do. We've included a sequence of 10fps shooting. Click through for more details.

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Photokina 2014: Samsung stand report

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:16pm

Samsung's hall is a far cry from the over-the-top extravaganza that is its CES booth. There are big tables for every camera it produces, usually paired with smartphones. In fact, it felt like their stand was as much about mobile devices as it was with cameras. The camera that everyone was playing with was the NX1, and we took a look at that as well as a 300mm telephoto prime concept. Read on.

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Creative Live hosts six days of free online photography classes

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:23am

Creative Live is currently hosting Photo Week - six days of free photography classes. The event is ongoing through September 20th, and the interactive classes will be taught by professionals from various parts of the industry on a range of topics such as light painting, wedding and GoPro photography. Read more

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Photokina 2014: Hands on with Leica's S & M (it's not what you think)

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:44am

Leica announced two new M-series rangefinders at this year's Photokina, in addition to the Digital M-P released last month. The German company also unveiled a new medium-format S, which as well as high-resolution stills can capture 4K video. Naturally, we headed over to the Leica booth to get our grubby hands all over the new cameras. Click through to see more. 

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Photokina 2014: Sony stand report

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:05am

It's the second day of the photography industry's biggest tradeshow and we paid a visit to the Sony booth. Hoping to catch a glimpse of the Alpha QX1 'lens-style camera' paired with a gigantic 70-200mm lens, Sony did not disappoint us. We also got our hands on a pair of new lenses. Take a look around Sony's Photokina 2014 stand with us. Read more

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Photokina 2014: Hands-on with Leica X and X-E

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:24am

Leica released two new X-series cameras at Photokina this year - the X and X-E. The X-E is an update to the X-2, and the 'X' is the flagship model. The Leica X features a 35mm equivalent F1.7 lens - answering the long-standing request from X-1 and X-2 owners for a faster lens. Click through to see (and learn) more.  

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Photokina 2014: Panasonic stand report

DPReview.com - Latest News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:22am

Panasonic announced some exciting products at Photokina, including the DMC-LX100 premium compact, tiny DMC-GM5 Micro Four Thirds ILC, and top secret CM1 smartphone/camera hybrid. Let's take a walk through the Panasonic booth.

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Nikon D750: What you need to know

DPReview.com - Latest News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:24pm

The D750 is Nikon's latest full-frame DSLR, and sits between the D610 and D810 in the company's FX format lineup. With specifications in common with both cameras, the D750 may be of interest to anyone considering stepping up to full-frame from one of Nikon's APS-C format models. As well as our detailed first impressions review we've prepared a quick 'cheat sheet', telling you everything you need to know about the new camera. Click through to read more.

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