21 mar. 2023

I didn’t even realize DPReview had belonged to Amazon for fifteen years. I spent so many hours reading camera comparisons on this site — and then the iPhone happened. I wonder just how much the page views tanked as the digital camera audience went from enthusiasts to strictly professionals.

Ethan Schoonover (

On community: Amazon is closing DPReview. The size and impact of the DPReview community is enormous and it’s going to just shut down. Really appalling. Twitter, DPReview, etc… All these vibrant communities that are important to large groups of users that have contributed content for years. These sites are built on the backs of users. I hope we’re learning that corporations will always, ALWAYS screw things up in the end (looks with concern at reddit). **The commons must be public.**

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