CMOS image sensor sales at all-time high: Digital Photography Review

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Overall, CMOS image sensors accounted for 81% of all image sensors sold in 2017, making CMOS by far the most utilized image sensor technology.

The clip-on camera for smartphones follows a very similar concept to Sony’s QX-cameras, the Olympus Air, DxO One or the Kodak PixPro models.

Sony has released new firmware for its a7R lll to insert a new option for Pixel Shift Multi Shooting that reduces the delay between frames to 0.5 sec. Firmware v1.10 adds the 0.5 sec delay setting to the menu so users can halve the current shortest time between frames taken with the camera in Pixel Shift Shooting mode.

Award-winning wildlife photographer Roie Galitz shares his experience shooting polar bears with the new Nikon 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR in one of the harshest places on Earth. Find out why Galitz calls his $12,000 behemoth “a dream lens.”

Budget camera gear brand Yongnuo has debuted a new lens. Made for the Canon EF mount, the YN 60mm F2 MF macro lens offers a 1:1 magnification ratio at a minimum focusing distance of 23cm. No word yet on how much (or how little) it will cost.

The limited edition lens joins the original black and brass versions, as well as the chrome-plated version released last year. You just have to be willing to pony up an extra $150.

DJI has released a new(ish) drone: the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. The updated P4P features almost all of the same internal specs of the original, but integrates a new high-res low-latency ‘OcuSync’ transmission system and decreases flight noise by 60%.

Google announced a bunch of AI-powered improvements to its Google Photos service at the I/O developer conference yesterday, including a feature that will suggest photo edits to improve your images, and automatic colorization for black-and-white photos.

The Sony a7 III impressed us in our recent in-depth review, and we’ve revisited our collection of buying guides to reflect our final conclusions. Click through for links to our updated guides covering the best cameras under $2000, and the best cameras for people and events.

Fujifilm has released a massive firmware update for the X-T2. Version 4.0 brings nine new features in all, including internal F-Log recording, 120fps 1080p video capture, focus bracketing, improved AF performance, and more.

Hasselblad firmware version 1.21.0 for the X1D and H6D models introduces a white balance sampler tool, audio notifications, tethered image support, the option to zoom in to 100% with a single button press when reviewing captured images, and more to both models, in addition to a few model-exclusive updates.

The Sharp AQUOS R2 comes with a dual camera that’s a little… different. Instead of using one of the modules for extra zoom, sharp installed an ultra-wide-angle 16.3MP camera that is used exclusively for capturing video.

Hasselblad is finally releasing the previously announced XCD 21mm F4 lens for the mirrorless medium format Hasselblad X1D system. According to Hassy, the 17mm full-frame equivalent lens is the company’s widest lens ever.

The Telegraph has compiled this inspirational slideshow of 10 entries from the People category of National Geographic’s ongoing Travel Photographer of the Year 2018 competition.

Photographer Matt Granger puts three different Nikon F to Sony E-mount autofocus adapters to the test. Along the way, he found out that they’re not nearly as different as each manufacturer would like you to think.

According to a report in the Taipei Times, Apple won’t be jumping on the triple-camera bandwagon this year. The report claims Apple’s first triple-camera flagship phone will arrive in the second half of next year.

SPOILER ALERT: There’s a ‘disintegration effect’ used at some point in the new Avengers: Infinity War movie. We won’t tell you when or why, but Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE will tell you how to recreate this effect on a portrait in Photoshop.

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is one of the first smartphones to feature a dual aperture camera. In our initial testing we found it to be somewhat useful, if a bit on the gimmicky side.

The latest version of Adobe’s mobile editing app for Android comes with a number of useful new features.

PIXEO is a paid photo scouting app that uses crowdsourced information from photographers around the world to aggregate the best photo spots, from New York City to Beijing.

The follow-up to the original K-1 is here, built like a tank like its predecessor, with improvements to AF Tracking. However, we find that image quality takes a hit with some tweaks Pentax has made.

Panasonic’s latest cameras are flagship products aimed at very specific customers. We sat down with Sean Robinson, Imaging Product Manager at Panasonic Lumix Professional Services recently to learn more about how the G9 and GH5S were developed.

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! In this week’s episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan go to the zoo with the Fujifilm X-H1. Watch as they photograph lemurs, red pandas and maybe even a Tyrannosaur while putting this camera to the test.

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If the mom you’re celebrating this Mother’s Day also happens to be a photographer, we’ve got some gift ideas that she’ll like a whole lot more than another set of decorative wine glass charms.

In a surprising bit of good news, GoPro’s Q1 earnings report exceeded analysts’ expectations thanks in part to demand for the new, entry-level GoPro HERO. And CEO Nick Woodman expects more good news in Q2.

Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon has created something absolutely ridiculous: a DIY ‘selfie stick’ that can hold a $6,000 cinema camera and $400 boom mic at arms length. Why, you ask? To that McKinnon responds: why not!?

A study co-authored by researchers from the University of Sheffield and Lancaster University has found “complex benefits” associated with taking one image per day and sharing it with an online community.

Parent company Facebook continues Instagram’s transformation from a mobile image sharing platform into a do-it-all application by adding a way to pay for things right within the photo sharing app. This could be very interesting for photographers.

Phase One Industrial has launched an aerial camera that uses what the company describes as the world’s first backlit medium format sensor. The iXM 100MP is part of a new iXM system of cameras and lenses designed to be used attached to drones or manned aircraft.

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