Olympus 45mm F1.2 Pro sample gallery updated

The Olympus 45mm F1.2 is one of the company’s three F1.2 lenses, promising ‘feathered’ bokeh wide open, and a portrait-friendly effective focal length of 90mm. We’ve had one for a while, and we just updated our samples gallery with some F1.2 images shot on an Olympus-organized trip to Charleston, South Carolina. See our Olympus 45mm […]

Lytro might open source its light-field photo sharing platform

Last week, light-field photography pioneer Lytro announced that it would discontinue the pictures.lytro.com platform, which allowed Lytro users to share their refocusable ‘living’ light-field images with others online and through Facebook. The move, which is a direct result of Lytro changing its focus from consumer products to the professional market, was not received well by […]

Lumoid gear rental service has been shut down

Lumoid, a startup that offered photography gear and other gadgets for rent, has been officially shut down. The process had actually been underway for months, but was only officially revealed to the public late last week. According to company founder Aarthi Ramamurthy, who recently posted about the matter on Facebook, the team had “gradually wound […]

National Geographic photographer shares heart-wrenching video of starving polar bear

Video Screenshot. Credit: Paul Nicklen National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen‘s Instagram account typically features breathtakingly beautiful scenes and stories from around the globe. Whales, penguins, and polar bears make up the brunt of his latest posts, all of them the kinds of photos wildlife photographers dream of capturing. One of his latest videos, however, is […]

Our favorite gear, rewarded: DPReview Awards 2017

DPReview Awards 2017 Here at DPReview we handle a lot of gear. This year, plenty of amazing cameras, lenses, accessories and other products came through our doors, and we hope you’ve enjoyed reading about them as much as we’ve enjoyed writing about and testing them. We also enjoy arguing about them – about which camera […]