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Current Conditions : 64.3F, Mostly Cloudy - 7:44 AM PDT Oct. 31 31 Oct 2014 at 9:44am
Temperature: 64.3°F | Humidity: 32% | Pressure: 29.95in (Steady) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph
Friday as of Oct. 31 8:00 AM PDT 31 Oct 2014 at 10:00am
Friday - Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 75F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
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Friday Night - Mostly cloudy with rain showers. Low of 61F. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
Saturday as of Oct. 31 8:00 AM PDT 31 Oct 2014 at 10:00am
Saturday - Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 72F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
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Photography News

Articles: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)
Articles: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)
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Sony launches support program for pro photographers 31 Oct 2014 at 7:00am

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

Olympus Stylus 1s camera announced in Japan 30 Oct 2014 at 10:30pm

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

DxO Labs introduces OpticsPro 10 with atmospheric haze correction feature 30 Oct 2014 at 2:40pm

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

Price released for Brikk's 24k gold Nikon Df 30 Oct 2014 at 2:01pm

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

First Hasselblad in space goes to auction next month 30 Oct 2014 at 6:15am

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

Sony G Series XQD format v.2 memory cards introduced 30 Oct 2014 at 6:00am

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

Ricoh announces weather-resistant HD Pentax-DA 16-85mm F3.5-5.6 29 Oct 2014 at 5:00pm

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 shooting experience published 29 Oct 2014 at 2:56pm

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

Photographer's notebook from Captain Scott's last Antarctica expedition found 29 Oct 2014 at 10:07am

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

New service Mylio offers to synchronize your photographic life 29 Oct 2014 at 7:00am

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

Interview: Anne Geddes on photography and philanthropy 28 Oct 2014 at 7:06pm

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

Ricoh offers Theta M15 360-degree spherical camera with video recording 28 Oct 2014 at 3:01am

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

Microsoft offers Office 365 subscribers unlimited OneDrive storage 28 Oct 2014 at 12:17am

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

DPReview Live 2014 videos now available 27 Oct 2014 at 5:42pm

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

Budget Mitakon 42.5mm f/1.2 offered by ZY optics for M43, Sony E and Fuji X s... 27 Oct 2014 at 9:49am

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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