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Calumet brings equipment rental service online

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:20pm

C&A Marketing, the company that bought photo retailer Calumet when it closed its stores in May, has announced that Calumet Rentals is now available online. Cameras, lenses, accessories video and lighting equipment are available to rent through calumetrentals.com. Read more

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Sony launches support program for pro photographers

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:00am

Sony has launched a 'Pro Support' program with the aim of offering professional photographers the levels of support available from the big DSLR makers. The move presumably comes to help persuade pros to consider switching to the company's SLT and mirrorless camera systems. The program, called Sony Imaging PRO Support, provides 'superior support' so that pros can 'ensure their Digital Imaging products are always ready'. Read more

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Olympus Stylus 1s camera announced in Japan

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:30pm

Olympus has announced the Japan-only release of the Stylus 1s, a successor to its Stylus 1 enthusiast compact camera. Maintaining almost all of the same hardware as the Stylus 1, the Stylus 1s offers an OM-D based design with a fixed lens and provides some software upgrades. Read more

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DxO Labs introduces OpticsPro 10 with atmospheric haze correction feature

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:40pm

DxO has taken the wraps off its OpticsPro 10, the latest software version that brings with it, among other things, DxO ClearView for correcting atmospheric haze. Joining the new feature are some improvements to the software, not the least of which is enhanced noise reduction promised to trump competing products, as well as interface changes. Read more

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Price released for Brikk's 24k gold Nikon Df

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:01pm

Luxury goods brand Brikk has released the price of its forthcoming 'Lux Nikon kit' that has been finished in its trademark yellow gold and which will be on sale this month. Set to cost $41,395, the kit will include a gold plated Nikon Df body, a Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens with gold plated lens cap and lens hood, together with the usual charger, cables and software, and will come in a specially made gold plated Zero Haliburton hard case. Read more

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First Hasselblad in space goes to auction next month

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:15am

The first Zeiss lens and Hasselblad 500C camera to visit space will be going up for auction on November 13 via RR Auction in Boston. The unit is a piece of history, having joined Wally Schirra during the Mercury-Atlas 8 mission and, later on, Gordon Cooper during the Mercury-Atlas 9 mission. Read more

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Sony G Series XQD format v.2 memory cards introduced

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:00am

Sony has introduced a new line of XQD format version 2 memory cards, the G Series. As with other XQD cards, the G Series promises fast read and write speeds that are able to match the demanding needs of select cameras, such as the Nikon D4 and D4s. In turn, Nikon has announced that the D4s will support Sony's version 2 XQD cards, with improved write speeds and burst capacities. Read more

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Ricoh announces weather-resistant HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:00pm

Ricoh has announced the HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR standard zoom. Covering an equivalent range of 24.5mm to 130mm, this lens uses Pentax's HD coating to cut down on flare and ghosting and offers a weather-resistant construction. It will be available in November for $749.95/£599.99. Read more

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 shooting experience published

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:56pm

We've just added more detail to our Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 First Impressions Review including a summary of our shooting experience. Read our updated preview of Panasonic's latest enthusiast compact and find out how it fares in real-world shooting. Read more

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Photographer's notebook from Captain Scott's last Antarctica expedition found

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:07am

A notebook containing recorded details of plates shot by explorer George Murray Levick during Captain Scott’s final expedition has been found and restored by the Antarctic Heritage Trust of New Zealand. Discovered in melted snow outside the hut that was Scott's base during the British Antarctic Expedition, the notebook is said to contain pencil-written details of 'the dates, subjects and exposure details for the photographs he took during 1911 while at Cape Adare'. Learn more

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New service Mylio offers to synchronize your photographic life

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:00am

Mylio, a subscription-based photo organization and storage program, is making a debut at this year's PhotoPlus Expo in New York. Created by MyLO, a Bellevue, Washington-based company, Mylio offers cross-device access to a user's collection of photos, without them having to change their storage structure. We've taken it for a test drive - find out our impressions and find out about the new service. Read more

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Interview: Anne Geddes on photography and philanthropy

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:06pm

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with one of the most recognizable names in photography - Anne Geddes. In our interview, recorded in partnership with CreativeLive, DPR's Barney Britton talks with the photographer about how her career started, the transition from film to digital, and her efforts as a global advocate for children. See video

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Ricoh offers Theta M15 360-degree spherical camera with video recording

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 4:01am

Ricoh has announced the Theta M15, a second version of its 360-degree camera. The M15 is also capable of 360-degree spherical images, which can be viewed using Ricoh's mobile app or theta360.com. The M15 adds video recording to its portfolio with clips up to three minutes. Learn more

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Microsoft offers Office 365 subscribers unlimited OneDrive storage

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:17am

Microsoft has announced that all users subscribed to Office 365 will begin to see their OneDrive cloud storage upgraded to unlimited space for no additional cost. The new change will begin rolling out over the next few months to subscribers of the Home, Personal, and University editions. Read more

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DPReview Live 2014 videos now available

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 6:42pm

Earlier this month we teamed up with CreativeLive to produce two days of live streaming interviews and discussions about photography, photo gear and industry trends. We've just added the videos to our archive so you can catch anything you missed or want to re-watch. See videos

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Budget Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 offered by ZY optics for M43, Sony E and Fuji X systems

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:49am

Chinese lens designer and manufacturer Shenyang ZhongYi Optical and Electrical Company has launched a new 42.5mm f/1.2 lens that is capable of covering an APS-C imaging sensor. Priced $359, and available initially in the Micro Four Thirds mount, the Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 appears to be aimed squarely at competing with Panasonic’s Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 for its Lumix G bodies. Read more

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DPReview Live: Interview with Art Wolfe

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 12:00pm

As part of our DPReview Live event earlier this month, we sat down with renowned wildlife photographer Art Wolfe to ask him some questions about his work, vision and philosophy. With over sixty books published and a public television documentary series under his belt, Wolfe has plenty to offer on the subject of wildlife photography. See video

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A look back at the week: October 25, 2014

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:00pm

It's been a busy week here in the office as we're working hard on some post-Photokina reviews and preparing for PPE next week. We also got a serious dose of Pacific Northwest fall weather, and the rainy afternoons and evenings left us plenty of time to go poking around the corners of the internet for important (read: probably not really important) things that happened in the world of photography. Read more

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Natural History Museum announces Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 winners

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:12pm

The Natural History Museum has announced winners of its 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year's winning photos document all manner of creatures, from a pride of lions in the Serengeti, to a yellow scorpion in the northeast of Spain. The competition recognizes both adult and youth winners and awards the top photo with £10,000 and a trophy. See gallery

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