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Seven more DIY photography tips using household objects

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:00am

The Cooperative of Photography received a lot of attention recently for a video featuring seven easy photographic hacks using household items. Now they've released a follow up video with seven more neat tips and tricks. It might just help you kick of a fun weekend photo project. Learn more

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DxO FilmPack 4 and ViewPoint 2 updates provide compatibility with Photoshop CC

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:25pm

DxO has released updates for its FilmPack film emulation and ViewPoint perspective correction software, enabling them to be fully integrated with Adobe Photoshop CC 2014. Both are available as standalone applications or as a plugin for Lightroom and Photoshop. FilmPack v4.5.2 and Viewpoint v2.1.7 are available for download now. Read more

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DxO Optics Pro v9.5.1 released with support for five new cameras

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:11pm

Software maker DxO Labs has announced the release of DxO Optics Pro 9.5.1 for Mac, which includes support for five additional cameras. Now supported by DxO Optics Pro (Elite Edition only) are the Sony A7S, as well as (both Standard and Elite Editions) Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III and SLT-A77 II, the Nikon 1 J4, and the Samsung NX30. Read more

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What The Duck #1350

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:06pm

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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Adobe Lightroom allows users continued access after license expires

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:41pm

Adobe's latest Lightroom update has made it possible for subscribers to continue accessing their images and edits, as well as some limited functions of Lightroom once a license for it has ended. Key functions, including the ability to use the Develop module, do go away once the subscription is out of date, but users retain the ability to view, organize and export images. Read more

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VSCO launches artist initiative fund

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:38pm

Image sharing and film emulation service VSCO has launched a scholarship fund totaling $1 million. Calling it the Artist Initiative, the program assists photographers and visual artists chosen by the company with funding and promotion of their work. The first round of recipients has been announced, including 12 creatives from across the globe. Learn more 

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LensRentals tests Lomography's Petzval lens

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:00pm

We recently published a look at the Lomography Petzval lens, a modern version of a 19th century portrait lens. It's a niche product and not something we typically cover, but an interesting adaptation of a classic design. Roger Cicala and the team at LensRentals went one step further - when a couple of copies rolled through the door, they subjected the lens to their usual optics tests. Why? Well, because why not? 

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Impossible adds B&W 'Hard Color' Limited-edition Instant Film

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:54pm

Instant-print maker Impossible has added a new line to its 'special' and 'limited' editions with a 600-type film that features a colored frame surrounding the image area. Joining a line of tinted emulsions and animal-skin-printed frames, B&W 600 Hard Color features a warm high-contrast emulsion with frame surrounds in eight different vivid colors. Read more

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Quick Review: That Steady Thing

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:00am

The simple idea that tripods are inconvenient to carry for extended periods has given birth to a host of attempts to find an easier way to steady a camera during a long exposure. A new device that joins this list is That Steady Thing - a metal boss that sits between a monopod's leg and its head, into which a pair of steadying legs screw. See if it lives up to its name. Read more

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Behind the Scenes with USAF Thunderbirds Official Photographer

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:01am

Sergeant Larry Reid Jr. is an official photographer for the US Air Force's Thunderbirds display team, covering everything from mechanics working on the team's F16 fighter jets to air-to-air shots at high G-loads. A new video produced by Jaron Schneider takes a detailed look at Reid's job, which has everyone here at DPReview insanely jealous (albeit a little queasy). Click through for a look - and hold on to your hat!

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Camera Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 3:50pm

We've come to expect loads of camera features from Samsung's high end smartphones and the Galaxy S5 does not come up short. The S5 offers a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor, F2.2 lens and 4K video recording. With claims of improved AF speeds and the addition of features like real-time HDR processing and Selective Focus, Samsung's flagship device has a lot of potential as a photographic tool. Does its performance live up to its specs? Read review

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Olympus takes Pen E-PL6 beyond Asia

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:25pm

The Olympus Pen E-PL6, first announced in May 2014 for the Asian market, is set to be introduced to Europe kitted with a pancake-style zoom lens and a Wi-Fi memory card. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ zoom lens is a pancake design, which Olympus claims is the slimmest of its type in this class. The 16.1 megapixel camera uses the same Live MOS sensor and TruePic VI processor as the 2012 PEN E-PL5 it replaces. It will retail in the UK for £429.99 from mid-July.

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Shooting Experience: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:28pm

Panasonic's latest superzoom camera, the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 offers a highly attractive feature set. Based around a 24-400mm equivalent zoom and a large 1"-type CMOS sensor the FZ1000 combines a very useful zoom range with excellent image quality in stills and video mode. We're working our way through a full review right now, and we've just added a shooting experience page to our detailed first-impressions review. Read more

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