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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 comes with larger screen and more power

DPReview News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 11:39

Today Microsoft not only launched two new smartphones with PureView camera, but also the latest incarnation of its high-end Surface Pro tablet capable of running full desktop apps, such as Adobe Photoshop CC or Lightroom. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

To Begin With...

The Online Photographer - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 08:57
Re the discussion the other day about "Mastering Photographic Technique," if I were going to write a book with that title, this would be Chapter One: Pay more attention to the light. It's all you ever photograph. That's the whole... Michael Johnston
Categories: Photography

Photobooks: Best Title, Best Cover

The Online Photographer - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 05:43
Best recent photobook title: Tones of Dirt and Bone by Mike Brodie, published by Twin Palms. Love the title...evocative and musical, literal and allegorical at the same time. Poetic. I haven't seen the book itself yet but I'm a little...well,... Michael Johnston
Categories: Photography

Countdown to PIX 2015: SIFF PhotoCinema mini film festival

DPReview News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 14:02

In addition to two days of speakers, demos and photo activities, PIX 2015 is also a miniature film festival. We're excited to partner with the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), who are presenting some of their favorite recent photography-centric movies. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Project Apollo Archive uploads more than 8400 NASA images to Flickr

DPReview News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:03

Project Apollo Archive has uploaded a massive library of high-resolution photos taken during NASA's moon missions and related training exercises. More than 8,400 photos have been published, including scans of original photos taken by astronauts' Hasselblad cameras and some processed photos from film magazines. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Sony Alpha 7R II dynamic range analysis published

DPReview News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 09:12

Our in-depth testing of the Sony Alpha 7R II continues, and we've just published 3 pages of Raw dynamic range analysis. Along with AF, the a7R II's dynamic range capabilities have been the subject of much attention and could help put Sony's latest full frame camera at the top of its field. Take a look and see how the a7R II's 42MP BSI CMOS sensor performs when its Raw files are pushed to the limit. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Adobe launches Photoshop Fix, desktop and mobile app updates

DPReview News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 05:00

Adobe has officially launched Photoshop Fix, a mobile app it demoed at Apple's iPad Pro launch in early September. Available today for iPad and iPhone, Photoshop Fix brings tools like the healing brush and liquify to mobile devices along with adjustments like paint and defocus. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Countdown to PIX 2015: Tune in tomorrow!

DPReview News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 04:00

DPReview's first major event - PIX 2015 - kicks off tomorrow! The best news? You don't even have to book a last-minute flight to Seattle to participate. Starting Tuesday at 9:30AM PT, you can tune in right here and be part of the experience, or watch the archived content later, at your convenience. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

'Saturn Run' Takes Off!

The Online Photographer - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 17:23
[UPDATE: If you missed the interview, the John Hines Show is available as a podcast, for streaming or download. Thanks to Richard Parkin for this. —Ed.] Two good friends-o'-TOP will be on the radio tomorrow morning. For the Tuesday launch... Michael Johnston
Categories: Photography

Open Mike III: Seven Dangers to Human Virtue

The Online Photographer - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 08:42
Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Business without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle. (The "Seven Social Sins" of Mohandas K. Gandhi, known as the Mahatma*) Funny how there can still be great... Michael Johnston
Categories: Photography

Open Mike II: Sex Ratio by Age (Or: Men Die)

The Online Photographer - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 08:29
A friend mentioned a while back that "there are lots of lonely older women out there." Seemed like a truism I've heard before, but it didn't sound reasonable. Why aren't there just as many lonely older men? Turns out my... Michael Johnston
Categories: Photography

Open Mike I: The Mash and the Fury

The Online Photographer - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 06:58
C60Crew is back in a big way, opening up my mind and embiggening my ears. Legendary DC dj Kim (aka KK), who hasn't been on the radio in decades but whose voice is still sometimes recognized around town by deep... Michael Johnston
Categories: Photography

Countdown to PIX 2015: Getty Images Legacy Collection

DPReview News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:00

It's hard to believe that PIX 2015 is only a couple of days away. As we get closer to the show, we're highlighting some of our amazing speaking and content partners. In the slideshow above you'll find a preview of some of the iconic photos Getty Images will have on display in our gallery space. Find out more about the Legacy Collection from Getty Images Co-Founder Jonathan Klein. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Do You Trust Your Camera?

The Online Photographer - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 04:52
Written by Gordon Lewis Is it just me, or are today's digital cameras getting downright sneaky? The companies that sell them would like you to believe their programmable wonders will take care of all everything that gets in the way... Gordon Lewis
Categories: Photography

Countdown to PIX 2015: Digital camera technology timeline

DPReview News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 04:00

It's hard to believe that PIX 2015 is a few days away! Take a peek behind the scenes before the curtain rises on our photography expo. Show attendees will have plenty of opportunities for hands-on photo experiences, as well as a chance to take a look at how far digital photography has come. The DPReview Experience booth will host a digital photography timeline featuring iconic digital cameras and media storage devices - see a few of them highlighted here. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

DxOMark Mobile report: Google Nexus 6P

DPReview News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:05

With its 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED display the Nexus 6P is a little smaller than last year's Nexus 6 in terms of both display size and overall dimensions. It comes with an aluminum shell and overall high-end specs, along with a new 12.3MP Sony sensor and an F2.0 aperture. DxOMark's mobile evaluation puts it at third place in its rankings - find out why. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

DxO ONE now available in 10 European countries

DPReview News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:35

The DxO One camera is now available to customers in Europe. The company had announced at the beginning of September that it would launch its camera for European customers in October, having first launched the product for US buyers last month. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Can the iPad Pro be a serious editing tool for imaging professionals?

DPReview News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 04:01

When the original iPad was launched, speculation began about when tablets would replace laptops for most users. That has yet to happen, and in the hands of photographers tablets are more often used for presentation rather than image editing. The iPad Pro has the hardware to become a serious image editing device, but will it become one in reality? Lars Rehm weighs in. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Countdown to PIX 2015: Rick Sammon and creative visualization

DPReview News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 04:00

With less than a week until PIX 2015, we think you should meet some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. Rick Sammon is a veteran wildlife and travel shooter who has made it a focus of his career to help educate and inspire new photographers. Read more

Categories: Photo Gear News

Photoshop vs. Printer-Managed Color Printing

The Online Photographer - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 14:38
Written by Ctein, TOP Technical Editor I promised last week in my P800 review that I would follow up with a detailed explication of my test results regarding printing from Photoshop using custom-made profiles vs. using printer-managed color. If you... Ctein
Categories: Photography
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