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Sony LA-EA 5 Adapter Review: A Nice Gesture From Sony

It has been a while since we talked about Sony A-mount. The A99 II felt like the last hurrah for the format when it was announced, and seeing continued support in any way probably wasn't necessary from Sony, who has clearly moved on to the E-mount. The LA-EA 5 adapter, though, shows that despite not needing to, they still care about A-mount users.

DPReview: Canon EOS R5 Overheating is a Problem in Real World Use

When Canon released the EOS R5 and EOS R6, they made it clear right away that both cameras were thermally limited when shooting 8K (R5) or oversampled 4K (both) video. But what does this mean for real world use? DPReview has now tested both cameras, and their conclusion is unfortunate for Canon fans who hoped that overheating concerns were made up or overblown.

4 Lens Filters That Are Still Relevant in Our Modern Digital Age

While digital photography and post-processing have done away with the need for certain types of lens filters, there are still a number of filters that can't be replaced by Photoshop. Here's a 8.5-minute video by DPReview on which filters you should still consider keeping in your camera bag.

Respected Camera Review Website Imaging Resource is Shutting Down

It's a sad day for the photo industry. Imaging Resource, one of the most respected and uncompromising camera review websites in the world, is shutting down. The news became official earlier today when founder Dave Etchells sent an email to some of his friends and colleagues in the industry.

The Sony a9 Sacrifices Dynamic Range in the Name of Speed: Report

As the saying goes, "There's no such thing as a free lunch." And it looks like this applies to camera tech as much as anything else. According to a new report, the Sony a9 had to sacrifice some dynamic range to reach the crazy 20fps speeds everyone is so excited about.

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Beats Sony’s 85 ‘Across the Board’ for $600 Less

Sigma is undoubtedly, tantalizingly on fire. Their Art series lenses consistently undercut and outperform the competition, as they proved yet again by manufacturing an 85mm f/1.4 lens that is not only $600 cheaper than Sony's top-of-the-line 85mm GM, but according to DPReview, it's better 'across the board.'

What Was Your First Camera? 10 Top Photographers Share Theirs

"What was your first camera?" The answer to that question can reveal a lot about a person. Did you start on digital or film? Was it an SLR, a point-and-shoot, maybe even a medium format camera? Was it your mom's camera? In this fun video, 10 top industry photographers share what their first camera was.

Has Nikon Shuttered Its 1 Series Line of Mirrorless Cameras?

Nikon made a splash back in September 2011 when it decided to jump into the mirrorless camera industry with its J1 and V1 cameras. Since then, Nikon has expanded and updated the line to consist of the AW1, V3, J5, and S2. But now there are murmurings that Nikon has ended the development of its 1 Series line of mirrorless cameras.

Bye Bye Backfocus: See How Nikon’s Auto AF Fine Tune Works

SLR shooters have been dealing with autofocus misalignment issues for as long as autofocus itself has existed, but thanks to Nikon's new AF Fine Tune feature, what used to be a very annoying and difficult problem can now be fixed with a few button clicks.

Why You Shouldn’t Count Out Wide Angle Lenses for Portraits

In 35mm photography, a "portrait lens" is usually considered to be a fast lens with a focal length of around 80-135mm. This allows you to achieve a shallow depth of field and a pleasant perspective that doesn't distort your subject's facial features. But that doesn't mean you should rule out wide angle lenses completely when shooting portraits.

In the 4-minute video above, Rishi Sanyal of DPReview explains why he prefers wide-angle lenses for portraiture.