Allison Johnson

Allison Johnson

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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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Let's take a look: Canon PowerShot G16 iFixit disassembly guide

The good people at iFixit publish product-specific disassembly guides, written to help common folk make simple repairs to their own electronic devices. They're also a great way to peek inside a digital camera without voiding your warranty. This week we look inside the Canon PowerShot G16. Read more

Sony patents contact lens camera with blink-triggered shutter

Sony has patented a contact lens that comes with an integrated miniature camera module and all its components, such as image sensor, lens, processor, storage and even a wireless module to transfer images to a smartphone or other connected device. Read more

Camera Raw 9.5.1, Lightroom updates add Pentax K-1 support

Adobe has released updates for ACR as well as standalone and CC versions of Lightroom, providing Raw support for the Pentax K-1 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III as well as minor bug fixes. Read more

Sony enables XAVC S recording to SDHC card with a7R II and a7S II firmware update

Newly released firmware updates for the Sony a7R II and a7S II enable XAVC S format video recording to SDHC memory cards. Previously, XAVC S format video could only be recorded to an SDXC card. Read more

Readers' Showcase: Giulio Magnifico

Reportage photographer Giulio Magnifico wants to take people on a journey with him when they look at his photos. He captures street scenes and card nights in local osterias in his hometown of Udine, Italy, but over the past few years the focus of his work has been reporting on the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. Read more

Down to the wire: iFixit Fujifilm X30 disassembly guide

What dark secrets lurk beneath the Fujifilm X30's cool, retro exterior? Lots and lots of ribbon cables, it turns out. iFixit guides us through a full disassembly from a safe distance. See more

Surprisingly sharp: Inmacus 18mm HD Wide Angle Kit lens review

Don't write off smartphone camera accessories just yet – a three-lens bundle from Singapore-based Inmacus produces surprisingly good results. Read more

DxOMark Mobile report: Nextbit Robin

The Nextbit Robin looks like your standard smartphone, but its cool blue exterior houses the first real cloud-based phone. It's an innovative device, but unfortunately its camera falls short of the best in its class. Read more

Nikon announces delays for DL-series and other compacts

Nikon has announced delays of some recently announced compacts, including the DL-series compacts, the Coolpix A300/A900, B500/B700 and the KeyMission 360. Read more

Nikon SnapBridge now available for Android, iOS to follow this summer

Nikon's SnapBridge app is now available for Android. First announced as a feature on the Nikon D500, SnapBridge allows photographers with a compatible Nikon digital camera to maintain a connection to a mobile device using Bluetooth low energy. Read more