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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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Richard Franiec offers Canon PowerShot G7 X custom grip

dpreview News - Sat, 2014-11-01 00:20

Richard Franiec is now offering a Canon G7 X custom grip, joining the examples he makes for the Sony RX100 series, Panasonic Lumix GM1 and other small camera models. Like his other products, it's machined from high-grade aluminum alloy and attaches to the camera's front plate with 3M VHB transfer tape that can be safely removed without leaving residue. Read more

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Kodak introduces PixPro SP360 action cam

dpreview News - Fri, 2014-10-31 19:52

JK Imaging has recently introduced the Kodak PixPro SP360 action camera to its lineup of active photo equipment. The SP360 offers an extreme 360 degree viewing range thanks to its ultra-wide F2.8 lens, which is able to capture full HD video footage along with 10MP photographs. Read more

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Calumet brings equipment rental service online

dpreview News - Fri, 2014-10-31 18:20

C&A Marketing, the company that bought photo retailer Calumet's US operation when it closed its stores in May, has announced that Calumet Rentals is now available online. Cameras, lenses, accessories video and lighting equipment are available to rent through calumetrentals.com. Read more

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Sony launches support program for pro photographers

dpreview News - Fri, 2014-10-31 12:00

Sony has launched a 'Pro Support' program with the aim of offering professional photographers the levels of support available from the big DSLR makers. The move presumably comes to help persuade pros to consider switching to the company's SLT and mirrorless camera systems. The program, called Sony Imaging PRO Support, provides 'superior support' so that pros can 'ensure their Digital Imaging products are always ready'. Read more

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Olympus Stylus 1s camera announced in Japan

dpreview News - Fri, 2014-10-31 03:30

Olympus has announced the Japan-only release of the Stylus 1s, a successor to its Stylus 1 enthusiast compact camera. Maintaining almost all of the same hardware as the Stylus 1, the Stylus 1s offers an OM-D based design with a fixed lens and provides some software upgrades. Read more

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DxO Labs introduces OpticsPro 10 with atmospheric haze correction feature

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-10-30 19:40

DxO has taken the wraps off its OpticsPro 10, the latest software version that brings with it, among other things, DxO ClearView for correcting atmospheric haze. Joining the new feature are some improvements to the software, not the least of which is enhanced noise reduction promised to trump competing products, as well as interface changes. Read more

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Price released for Brikk's 24k gold Nikon Df

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-10-30 19:01

Luxury goods brand Brikk has released the price of its forthcoming 'Lux Nikon kit' that has been finished in its trademark yellow gold and which will be on sale this month. Set to cost $41,395, the kit will include a gold plated Nikon Df body, a Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens with gold plated lens cap and lens hood, together with the usual charger, cables and software, and will come in a specially made gold plated Zero Haliburton hard case. Read more

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First Hasselblad in space goes to auction next month

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-10-30 11:15

The first Zeiss lens and Hasselblad 500C camera to visit space will be going up for auction on November 13 via RR Auction in Boston. The unit is a piece of history, having joined Wally Schirra during the Mercury-Atlas 8 mission and, later on, Gordon Cooper during the Mercury-Atlas 9 mission. Read more

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Sony G Series XQD format v.2 memory cards introduced

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-10-30 11:00

Sony has introduced a new line of XQD format version 2 memory cards, the G Series. As with other XQD cards, the G Series promises fast read and write speeds that are able to match the demanding needs of select cameras, such as the Nikon D4 and D4s. In turn, Nikon has announced that the D4s will support Sony's version 2 XQD cards, with improved write speeds and burst capacities. Read more

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Ricoh announces weather-resistant HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-10-29 22:00

Ricoh has announced the HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR standard zoom. Covering an equivalent range of 24.5mm to 130mm, this lens uses Pentax's HD coating to cut down on flare and ghosting and offers a weather-resistant construction. It will be available in November for $749.95/£599.99. Read more

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 shooting experience published

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-10-29 19:56

We've just added more detail to our Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 First Impressions Review including a summary of our shooting experience. Read our updated preview of Panasonic's latest enthusiast compact and find out how it fares in real-world shooting. Read more

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Photographer's notebook from Captain Scott's last Antarctica expedition found

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-10-29 15:07

A notebook containing recorded details of plates shot by explorer George Murray Levick during Captain Scott’s final expedition has been found and restored by the Antarctic Heritage Trust of New Zealand. Discovered in melted snow outside the hut that was Scott's base during the British Antarctic Expedition, the notebook is said to contain pencil-written details of 'the dates, subjects and exposure details for the photographs he took during 1911 while at Cape Adare'. Learn more

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New service Mylio offers to synchronize your photographic life

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:00

Mylio, a subscription-based photo organization and storage program, is making a debut at this year's PhotoPlus Expo in New York. Created by MyLO, a Bellevue, Washington-based company, Mylio offers cross-device access to a user's collection of photos, without them having to change their storage structure. We've taken it for a test drive - find out our impressions and find out about the new service. Read more

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Interview: Anne Geddes on photography and philanthropy

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-10-29 00:06

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with one of the most recognizable names in photography - Anne Geddes. In our interview, recorded in partnership with CreativeLive, DPR's Barney Britton talks with the photographer about how her career started, the transition from film to digital, and her efforts as a global advocate for children. See video

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Ricoh offers Theta M15 360-degree spherical camera with video recording

dpreview News - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:01

Ricoh has announced the Theta M15, a second version of its 360-degree camera. The M15 is also capable of 360-degree spherical images, which can be viewed using Ricoh's mobile app or theta360.com. The M15 adds video recording to its portfolio with clips up to three minutes. Learn more

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Microsoft offers Office 365 subscribers unlimited OneDrive storage

dpreview News - Tue, 2014-10-28 05:17

Microsoft has announced that all users subscribed to Office 365 will begin to see their OneDrive cloud storage upgraded to unlimited space for no additional cost. The new change will begin rolling out over the next few months to subscribers of the Home, Personal, and University editions. Read more

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DPReview Live 2014 videos now available

dpreview News - Mon, 2014-10-27 22:42

Earlier this month we teamed up with CreativeLive to produce two days of live streaming interviews and discussions about photography, photo gear and industry trends. We've just added the videos to our archive so you can catch anything you missed or want to re-watch. See videos

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Budget Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 offered by ZY optics for M43, Sony E and Fuji X systems

dpreview News - Mon, 2014-10-27 14:49

Chinese lens designer and manufacturer Shenyang ZhongYi Optical and Electrical Company has launched a new 42.5mm f/1.2 lens that is capable of covering an APS-C imaging sensor. Priced $359, and available initially in the Micro Four Thirds mount, the Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 appears to be aimed squarely at competing with Panasonic’s Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 for its Lumix G bodies. Read more

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DPReview Live: Interview with Art Wolfe

dpreview News - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:00

As part of our DPReview Live event earlier this month, we sat down with renowned wildlife photographer Art Wolfe to ask him some questions about his work, vision and philosophy. With over sixty books published and a public television documentary series under his belt, Wolfe has plenty to offer on the subject of wildlife photography. See video

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