January 1939. "Mother of family on relief living in shanty at city dump. Herrin, Illinois." Seen earlier here. Photo by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.
HTC was expected to launch the successor to last year's flagship HTC One smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona but it never appeared. Now it seems that the new model will finally see the light of day at an event on the...Show More Summary
The Tokyo District Court has ruled in favor of Nikon in a patent infringement case brought against Sigma. The lawsuit, filed in 2011 and settled last month alleged that six of Sigma's interchangeable lenses infringed on certain Nikon patents relating to VR (vibration reduction) technology. Click through for more details.
January 1939. "Herrin, Illinois. Family on relief living in shanty at city dump." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.
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. Show More Summary
Jackie is the creator of the Portrait Photography Pricing Workbook – on sale now, for a limited time at SnapnDeals. Are you 100% confident you are making a profit with each and every client? As artists, photographers may not be as business-minded as they should be. Show More Summary
February 1943. "Moreno Valley, New Mexico. Mary Mutz making an apple pie on the Mutz ranch." John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.
Nikon has announced a new series of instructional videos featuring a lineup of pro photographers. Joe McNally, Corey Rich and Tamara Lackey offer pointers on lighting, action shooting and portraits among other topics throughout the series. Show More Summary
Instagram has pushed out an update to the Android version of its app, making it smoother, sleeker, and speedier, whatever Android device you’re using. From giant sized handsets to more compact and slightly less well specced devices, Instagram should load faster and be responsive. The profile screen should load twice as fast and with an […]
What do The Casual Vacancy, Room on the Broom, and Darwinia have in common? Apart from being books, that is. They’re all being read by people who entered our World Book Day giveaway. And what’s special about The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau? That’s being read by Neil Corman, who’s our official prize winner! No, […]
Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod Trail Dog Race in a dramatic finish today, rallying from third place. A storm knocked out the front-runner and Seavey finished in a record-breaking pace. The race was riddled with harsh conditions due to lack of snow leading to many injuries. Show More Summary
A communication sent to all photographers who have licensed their photos using the Flickr-Getty partnership has leaked, detailing that the agreement between the image sharing site and the stock house has reached its term and will not be renewed. For five years, editors from Getty have been able to trawl Flickr looking for photos that […]
New York circa 1906. "Seventy-First Regiment Armory, Park Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
With how fast social media is growing, there’s an equal amount of increase in copyright conflicts as well; photography comes into the picture. In this day and age, it’s insanely easy to remove whatever watermarks you want from a photo, post it on a publication as your own work, and reap the benefits of whoever [...]Show More Summary
Environmental portraits typically show the subject in their natural environment. They are different from traditional portraits in that they tend to show more of the character of the subject, rather than just the subject in front of a neutral background. Show More Summary
I don’t want to sound too superstitious, but it seems like there’s a pretty contagious virus floating around, and some of the newest cameras out there today are starting to catch it. In the past few days, three mirrorless camera models fell victim to the light-leak plague, and it’s uncertain whether they’ll be able to [...]Show More Summary
Sigma's 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM | C is the latest version of its popular stabilized superzoom lens for APS-C / DX format SLRs. It's smaller and lighter than the previous model (the 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM from 2011), but offers an updated optical design with improved close-focusing abilities. Show More Summary
We've revamped two of our most popular site tools - our camera and lens feature search pages. We didn't want to completely reinvent the wheel, and changes mostly relate to design and user experience. The tools now look friendlier (we...Show More Summary
Under-slang camera straps that use the tripod socket are becoming ever popular, but nothing really makes a bigger fashion statement than the good old way of using a shoulder (or neck) trap to carry your camera around. While getting a strap on a camera seems pretty straight forward, getting the threading wrong can lead to [...]Show More Summary