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Where do you get those wonderful toys? (pictures)

CNET Photo & Media News - Tue, 2038-01-19 03:14
DC Entertainment's Burbank offices keep a watchful corporate eye on the company's licensed properties, and they've got the toys to prove it. Here are some of the more unusual action figures and designs hanging around their SoCal digs.
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Google Nexus 6 camera review

dpreview News - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:51

The latest in Google's line of showcase devices - the Nexus 6 - was designed and built in cooperation with US company Motorola. The Nexus 6 comes with the same dual-LED ring flash as the Motorola Moto X and a 13MP imaging sensor. However, at F2.0 its aperture is a touch faster and it comes with an optical image stabilization system which should make for improved low light performance. Click through to read our detailed review of its camera's performance

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Monterey Bay Aquarium uses GoPro to create new open source research camera

dpreview News - Mon, 2015-01-26 21:54

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has created an open source camera system for use underwater to aid in research projects. The rig is composed of a GoPro camera and other easily sourced components, and is cheaper than commercially available oceanographic camera systems. Learn more

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2014 DPReview Readers' Best Shots: Things

dpreview News - Sun, 2015-01-25 17:43

Picking favorites is hard. Nevertheless, our readers were up to the task when we asked them to submit their best shots of 2014. We received over 1400 submissions, and it was no small job picking favorites. We didn't need the reminder, but it underscored just how talented our readership is. Photos were divided into three categories and we settled on a small selection to feature in each.

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DPReview Readers' best shots of 2014

dpreview News - Sun, 2015-01-25 17:43

As the calendar flipped to 2015, we asked DPReview readers to look back at their photographic year and send us their favorite shots from 2014 so we could feature some standouts on our homepage. The response was overwhelming. We've sorted through 1400+ submissions and made selections of our favorites in three categories - people, places and things. Take a look at some of our readers' best work from the last year. See galleries

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2014 DPReview Readers' Best Shots: Places

dpreview News - Sun, 2015-01-25 17:42

Picking favorites is hard. Nevertheless, our readers were up to the task when we asked them to submit their best shots of 2014. We received over 1400 submissions, and it was no small job picking favorites. We didn't need the reminder, but it underscored just how talented our readership is. Photos were divided into three categories and we settled on a small selection to feature in each.

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2014 DPReview Readers' Best Shots: People

dpreview News - Sun, 2015-01-25 17:42

Picking favorites is hard. Nevertheless, our readers were up to the task when we asked them to submit their best shots of 2014. We received over 1400 submissions, and it was no small job picking favorites. We didn't need the reminder, but it underscored just how talented our readership is. Photos were divided into three categories and we settled on a small selection to feature in each.

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Project from war-torn Ukraine wins Terry O’Neil Award for Italian photographer

dpreview News - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:00

The winners of the 2014 Terry O’Neil Award have been announced, with Italian photographer Giorgio Bianchi collecting the first prize with a documentary series covering the crisis in Ukraine. Behind Kiev’s Barricades won Giorgio £3000 and a commission for the UK’s Guardian newspaper. Take a look at some of the winning images. See gallery

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Sigma promises firmware fix for Pentax mount 17-70mm f/2.8-4 lens

dpreview News - Sat, 2015-01-24 00:30

Sigma has acknowledged a problem that Pentax users are suffering from when the company’s 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro HSM Contemporary lens is used on Pentax DSLR bodies with in-camera image stabilization activated. To rectify the issue the lens manufacturer has promised a firmware update for the lens, but hasn't yet specified a release date. Read more

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Tamron announces SP 15-30mm F/2.8 release date and $1200 price point

dpreview News - Fri, 2015-01-23 21:01

Tamron has announced availability and pricing for its much-anticipated 15-30mm F/2.8 stabilized wide angle zoom. Set for availability on January 30th in Canon and Nikon mounts with Sony to follow later, the lens will retail for $1199. Read more

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Sports Illustrated lays off last remaining staff photographers

dpreview News - Fri, 2015-01-23 20:04

On the eve of the Super Bowl, legendary US-based sports publication 'Sports Illustrated' has laid off its remaining six full-time staff photographers. According to Sports Illustrated director of photography Brad Smith, speaking to News Photographer Magazine, the decision was made due to 'economic circumstances'. Click through to read more, including an interview with Jordan Stead, staff photographer for the Seattle Post Intelligencer.

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Samsung NX1 firmware v1.2 now available

dpreview News - Fri, 2015-01-23 18:14

Samsung has released a major firmware update for the NX1. Announced earlier this month, firmware v1.2 bring additional features, increased customization and several menu refinements. DPReview was one of the organizations that provided Samsung with feedback on the camera and shooting with the new firmware over the past couple of weeks has shown us that several of the requests we made have been incorporated. Read more

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2014 Readers' Polls: The results are in!

dpreview News - Fri, 2015-01-23 00:45

Late last year we asked you to vote for your favorite products of the 2014 in four categories: best lens, best high-end compact camera, best enthusiast ILC and best high-end ILC. Voting ran through January 20th and the results are in! Click through to see the results of our 2014 readers' polls, and for a chance to vote on the overall winner, which we'll announce next month. 

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Adobe details OS support for next version of Lightroom

dpreview News - Thu, 2015-01-22 20:02

In a new blog post, Adobe has said Lightroom 6 will require a 64-bit operating system, meaning it will only run in 64-bit versions of Windows 7, or OS X 10.8 or newer. The announcement suggests Lightroom 6 will continue as a stand-alone application, rather than being swallowed into the company's subscription-only Creative Cloud program. Read more

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Light and Motion launches Sidekick companion light for GoPro on Kickstarter

dpreview News - Thu, 2015-01-22 19:04

Light & Motion has introduced a new GoPro companion light called the Sidekick, and is seeking funding for its production on Kickstarter. The Sidekick is designed to attach directly to the GoPro's existing mount, eliminating the need to carry an external light, though it retains some flexibility via an optional armature for positioning the light. Read more

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Rode unveils RodeLink wireless audio system

dpreview News - Thu, 2015-01-22 00:06

Australian microphone maker RØDE has announced a new digital wireless system called RØDELink. It uses 2.4GHz transmission with 128-bit encryption while transmitting on two channels simultaneously. The system can monitor and change frequencies as needed to maintain the strongest signal, transmitting a 24-bit/44.1k signal up to 100 meters. The first product based on the system, the RØDELink Filmmaker Kit, will be of interest to digital filmmakers. Read more

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Nikon D750 flare investigated: Why we're not worried

dpreview News - Wed, 2015-01-21 04:32

Much of the talk on the internet since the launch of the D750 has been about flare, or the appearance of dark bands when bright light sources are just outside of the frame. Not all models are affected, and Nikon will service cameras that are affected for free. Nonetheless we wanted to see for ourselves what the problem looks like and how much of a cause for concern it should be for D750 owners. Read more

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Panasonic Channels Selfie Craze with New Lumix GF7 Mirrorless Camera

PDN News for the Photography Industry - Tue, 2015-01-20 08:00
 Panasonic's mirrorless GH7 feeds our needs for selfies with a flip-up display and several new automatic shooting modes.
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Nikon provides instructions for flare-affected D750 owners

dpreview News - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:10

Nikon has just provided detailed instructions for D750 owners seeking to repairs to correct an issue related to flare. The company had previously announced plans to service affected cameras for free, and has just issued information that will help camera owners identify whether their unit is included under the advisory. Read more

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New GF: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 flips for selfies

dpreview News - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:00

The GF7 is the newest member of Panasonic's entry-level line of compact mirrorless cameras, this time with a heavy emphasis on social media. It takes many of its design cues from the Panasonic's stylish GM camera bodies, bringing fresh lines for a look that will appeal to photo purists. How does the new design influence the GF user experience? Read our preview to find out.

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