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Allison Johnson

Allison Johnson

DPReview Administrator
Lives in United States Seattle, WA, United States
Joined on May 13, 2013
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Staff writer/reviewer. Cat person.

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Video: Cristina Mittermeier delivers PIX 2015  keynote

Day one of our PIX 2015 re:FRAME speaker lineup wrapped up with a moving keynote presentation from Cristina Mittermeier. Read more

Adobe Camera Raw 9.2 adds local dehaze

Adobe has released Camera Raw 9.2, introducing a local version of its new dehaze adjustment. ACR 9.2 also adds support for the DxO ONE, though not for the camera's SuperRAW files. Other cameras supported by the update are the Olympus OM-D E-M10 II, Sony Alpha 7S II and Leica S (Typ 007). Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 comes with larger screen and more power

Today Microsoft not only launched two new smartphones with PureView camera, but also the latest incarnation of its high-end Surface Pro tablet capable of running full desktop apps, such as Adobe Photoshop CC or Lightroom. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: SIFF PhotoCinema mini film festival

In addition to two days of speakers, demos and photo activities, PIX 2015 is also a miniature film festival. We're excited to partner with the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), who are presenting some of their favorite recent photography-centric movies. Read more

Sony Alpha 7R II dynamic range analysis published

Our in-depth testing of the Sony Alpha 7R II continues, and we've just published 3 pages of Raw dynamic range analysis. Along with AF, the a7R II's dynamic range capabilities have been the subject of much attention and could help put Sony's latest full frame camera at the top of its field. Take a look and see how the a7R II's 42MP BSI CMOS sensor performs when its Raw files are pushed to the limit. Read more

Adobe launches Photoshop Fix, desktop and mobile app updates

Adobe has officially launched Photoshop Fix, a mobile app it demoed at Apple's iPad Pro launch in early September. Available today for iPad and iPhone, Photoshop Fix brings tools like the healing brush and liquify to mobile devices along with adjustments like paint and defocus. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Tune in tomorrow!

DPReview's first major event - PIX 2015 - kicks off tomorrow! The best news? You don't even have to book a last-minute flight to Seattle to participate. Starting Tuesday at 9:30AM PT, you can tune in right here and be part of the experience, or watch the archived content later, at your convenience. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Digital camera technology timeline

It's hard to believe that PIX 2015 is a few days away! Take a peek behind the scenes before the curtain rises on our photography expo. Show attendees will have plenty of opportunities for hands-on photo experiences, as well as a chance to take a look at how far digital photography has come. The DPReview Experience booth will host a digital photography timeline featuring iconic digital cameras and media storage devices - see a few of them highlighted here. Read more

Countdown to PIX 2015: Rick Sammon and creative visualization

With less than a week until PIX 2015, we think you should meet some of our talented re:FRAME speakers. Rick Sammon is a veteran wildlife and travel shooter who has made it a focus of his career to help educate and inspire new photographers. Read more

DxOMark report puts Sony Xperia Z5 on top of mobile rankings

DxOMark has published its test results for the Sony Xperia Z5, a high-end smartphone with a 23MP 1/2.4" BSI CMOS sensor, F2.0 lens and dual-LED flash. Calling its hybrid AF system 'impressive in all conditions,' the Z5 takes the top spot in DxO's rankings, sending the Samsung S6 Edge to second place. Read more

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