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Metz flash units now available for Sony Multi Interface Shoe

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:18pm

Owners of Sony SLT, NEX and R-series cameras with Multi Interface Shoes now have a couple more flash options. Two flash units offered by Metz, the mecablitz 44 AF-1 digital and 52 AF-1 digital, are now available for the Sony Multi Interface shoe. Read more

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Leica M firmware 2.0.1.5 released

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:14pm

Leica has released a firmware update for its M Typ 240 camera with a huge list of improvements and bug fixes. Firmware 2.0.1.5 adds a few new interesting features such as expanded Auto ISO options and the ability to use live view with any lens. The new firmware is available now. Read more

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One of a kind? Nikon 1 V3 First Impressions Review

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:00pm

The Nikon 1 V3 offers an 18.4 megapixel 1"-type CMOS sensor, a significant gain in resolution over its 14.2 megapixel V2 predecessor. Since its introduction the 1 system has offered impressive auto focus and burst shooting capabilities so it's no surprise that the V3 excels in these areas - it offers 20 fps burst shooting with continuous AF and a Hybrid AF system using 171 contrast-detect and 105 phase-detect points. It's the most promising mirrorless camera Nikon has offered enthusiasts yet, and our full review is underway. In the meantime, take a look at our first impressions and shooting experience. 

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Surf's Up: Clark Little's incredible wave photography

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 5:00am

Anyone who has attempted surfing can testify to the amazing force generated by even small-seeming ocean waves. That's part of what makes Clark Little's photography so impressive. Formerly a surfer himself, Little specializes in capturing shorebreaks - large waves that break on the shoreline. It requires impeccable timing and the dangers are real, but the payoff is evident in his breathtaking photos. Take a look at some of Little's work. See gallery

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Making a splash: Photos capture colorful liquids frozen in time

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 3:00am

Jeremy Floto and Cassandra Warner are the husband-and-wife duo behind Floto+Warner, a New York-based photo studio. Their aptly titled 'Colourant' series features Western and Midwestern US landscapes with - literally - a splash of color. Fast shutter speeds freeze the action and give them the appearance of sculptures, suspended in time for only a moment. They answered some questions about the series - see more of their work and find out how it came together. See gallery

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What The Duck #1464

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 6:09pm

We've come to the end of another week here at dpreview, and as our thoughts drift to weekend shooting opportunities, it's time to take things a little less seriously. Aaron Johnson's comic strip ‘What the Duck’ is just the thing, taking a gently satirical look through the lens of a photographically inclined waterfowl. You can find it published here (and in our newsletter) every week; we hope you enjoy it, and your weekend.

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Fujifilm issues firmware update for X-series and fixed lens cameras

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 5:37pm

Fujifilm has announced firmware updates for a number of X-series and FinePix cameras. Full details of the firmware updates were announced on the company’s blog, and the new firmware versions are now available for download from the global Fujifilm site. Included in this round of updates are the X-T1, X-Pro 1, X-E1, X-E2, X-M1, X-A1, XQ1, FinePix S1, FinePix XP70 and FinePix XP200. Read more

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Opinion: Why Small Changes Make a Big Difference to Nikon's D810

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:44pm

The Nikon D810 might seem like an incremental update to the older D800 and D800E but under the hood there are some significant new features. In this article, contributing writer Damien Demolder tells us why the numerous small changes that Nikon has made in the D810 add up to a big difference in the final product. Click through to read his opinion piece.

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Apple to cease development of Aperture

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:42pm

Apple has announced that it is ceasing development of its Aperture photo editing application. The company will instead be focusing on the upcoming Photos for OS X software, which will be included in the next version of Mac OS X (Yosemite). Apple will ensure compatibility with the next version of OS X and will allow you to import your Aperture library into the new Photos app. This certainly bodes well for Adobe, since even more Aperture will be defecting to Lightroom.

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Nikon D810: What You Need to Know

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:00am

Nikon's new D810 replaces two models, the D800 and D800E. It brings a number of refinements, some of which are minor, but some that are potentially very significant. The D810's specification sheet is enormous and it's easy to miss things - in this article we're cutting through the PR jargon and breaking out the D810's main selling points. Click through to read more

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EyeEm updates its Android app for clutter-free viewing

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:49pm

The image sharing platform and marketplace EyeEm has released an update to its mobile app for Android devices. The new version includes some modifications under the hood to improve performance and make future upgrades easier, but it's the cleaner, redesigned interface that most users will notice first. Read more

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Tamron lens profiles added to Adobe Camera Raw

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:28pm

Tamron has announced the addition of profiles for two of its lenses to Adobe Camera Raw. The Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD for Nikon mount and the 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro for both Canon and Nikon mount have been profiled for use with Adobe's tools for lens aberration correction for users of Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom 5.

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Olympus debuts 'Anywhere Classroom' video series

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:00pm

Olympus US has announced a new video series. Titled 'Anywhere Classroom', the videos provide beginners with tips for a variety of shooting scenarios. The first three videos launch today, featuring Olympus Visionary Jay Dickman offering tips for outdoor photography and demonstrating with the OM-D E-M1. A second season is planned for fall 2014 featuring advice for light painting and night shooting. See video

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Olympus debuts 'Anywhere Classroom' video series

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:00pm
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Olympus US has announced a new video series. Titled 'Anywhere Classroom', the videos provide beginners with tips for a variety of shooting scenarios. The first three videos launch today, featuring Olympus Visionary Jay Dickman offering tips for outdoor photography and demonstrating with the OM-D E-M1. A second season is planned for fall 2014 featuring advice for light painting and night shooting. See video

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