Articles tagged "news"

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Formula for LomoChrome Purple 400 film reworked

The new stuff should have better red hues, improved sensitivity and finer grain - but don't worry - will still shift blues to green, greens to purple and yellows to pink.

Ricoh announces WG-50 rugged compact with 5x zoom, built-in macro lights

Ricoh has introduced a new rugged compact camera with a 16MP CMOS sensor, 28-140mm lens, 2.7" LCD and built-in LED macro lights. Read more

The DJI Spark is a $500 HD mini drone

This compact drone can shoot HD video using a 2-axis stabilized 12MP camera. Read more

Prynt Pocket, a pocket-sized photo printer for iPhone, is now available

The new Prynt Pocket can print a photo directly from their iPhone simply by inserting the phone into the printer, then snapping a photo. Each print will cost about 50 cents. Read more

Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom updates brings a9 support

Updates for Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom CC bring support for the Sony A9 and Panasonic ZS70/TZ90, along with bug fixes.

Triggertrap Mobile camera control dongle goes open source

The Triggertrap remote camera control system is no longer sold due to the company folding, but now users will be able to build their own. Read more

Magic Format Converter lets you use DSLR-lenses on the Fuji GFX 50S

The Magic Format Converter comes with internal optics that expand the image circle of full-frame DSLR lenses for use on the Fuji medium format camera. Read more

MacPhun to release Aurora HDR and Luminar for Windows users

The usually Apple-exclusive MacPhun software developer has announced that it will introduce PC versions of two of its most popular applications. Both Aurora HDR and Luminar should be available for the Windows operating system by the autumn of this year. Read more

Garmin announces the VIRB 360, a 5.7K waterproof 360-cam

Garmin has entered the 360-camera market with the VIRB, which captures 5.7K video at 30p as well as 15MP stills. Read more

Makers of the Panono 108MP 360-degree camera filing for bankruptcy

German media reports that the founders of the company behind the Panono 360-degree ball camera have filed for bankruptcy at a court in Berlin. Read more

The new Surface Pro: new processors, boosted battery life and more

With a claimed 800 new custom parts, Microsoft's updated Surface Pro comes with the latest Kaby Lake processors, better battery life, a new hinge, plus the Surface Pen is updated as well. Read more

Hy6 rises again as DW Photo tries to break from tangled history

DW Photo is attempting to resurrect the Hy6 medium format camera, though the legal tangles of its development may stop it being branded Rolleiflex.

Kodak EKTRA 'camera first' smartphone now available in US

The Kodak EKTRA, the company's 'camera first' smartphone, is now available to purchase in the United States. Read more

Apple and Nokia settle litigation and plan to work together

Apple and Nokia have settled their years-old patent dispute. Apple will make an undisclosed payment to Nokia and sign a licensing agreement related to digital health products with the Finnish company.

Street photography advice from a master

David Gibson, one of Britain's best known street shooters, shares all.

New book and time-lapse video features photos taken without light pollution

Photographers from the SKYGLOW project travelled 150k miles and took 3 million photos in increasingly rare locations: those without light pollution.

Meet Canon's 200mm F1.8, aka "Eye of Sauron"

The world's fastest 200mm was produced for 16 years. In that time, only 8000 were made.

Photokina 'repositions' itself, will become an annual event

Photokina, the biennial photo industry trade show in Cologne, Germany, has announced that it will become an annual event beginning in 2018, and expand its focus to additional areas of imaging technology. Read more

Photo Gear News shows you how to make a DIY lapel mic

No mic socket? No problem. In this video, Daniel Peters at Photo Gear News shows you how to make a lapel microphone using just a smartphone and a pair of earbuds.

Canon asks photographers  to interpret their sense of taste photographically

Canon Australia's video series "The Lab" is designed to make photographers experiment and think outside the box. In the latest video a  group of photographers create images based on their sense of taste. 

New Panasonic GH5 firmware is coming – are your SD cards ready?

The GH5 is expected to get a firmware update this summer to support 400Mbps internal recording. NewsShooter explores what memory cards you'll need to make it work.

Microsoft launches new generation Surface Pro

Microsoft's new Surface Pro offers Intel's latest processor generation and improved battery life. 

New Red Bull video shows downhill MTB ride, lit by drone

Riding a mountain bike downhill is dangerous enough in daylight, but potentially lethal at night. Which is where drones come in.

Nest's next camera captures 4K, but only for zooming

According to rumors, the next camera from Nest will be able to capture 4K video, though that resolution will be only used for 'virtual' pan and tilt functions.

The Verge previews crowd-sourced Boundary Prima modular backpack

Boundary's Prima 'fully modular' backpack is expandable to 30L and has a removable camera case and tablet sleeve. Early Kickstarter backers can get one for $189.

Celebrated war photographer Stanley Greene dies at 68

Stanley Greene captured 'brutally honest' photographs in the war zones of the Middle East, Chechnya and Georgia. He was also one of the few African-American photographers working internationally.

Leica announces plans for 'peeling' CCDs in M9 and Monochrom

Owners of Leica M cameras that suffer from peeling CCDs will be able to claim a free repair in the future so long as the camera was purchased within five years of the fault becoming apparent, the company has announced. Read more

You should totally spend 15K on this rare Zeiss lens

The Carl Zeiss Jena BIOTAR 75mm F1.5 Red T lens is very rare and priced accordingly. It can be yours today for the low, low price of $15,000.

MIT previews autonomous tracking drone

The MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has developed a drone that does not require any human control for recording tracking shots. Read more

Global action camera market expected to grow 15% by 2021

A new report expects action camera growth to increase about 15% by 2021, with Ultra HD cameras driving demand. Read more

Profiles for Irix 11mm and 15mm for Adobe products now available

Profiles for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom have been released for Irix's ultra-wide 11mm and 15mm primes. Like all profiles, these correct for distortion and vignetting.

DJI to restrict drone performance without 'activation'

An upcoming firmware update from DJI will cripple its drones unless they are 'activated' on the company's website. Live streaming will be turned off and flight radius/altitude will be limited.

Control panels make DaVinci Resolve more competitive

DaVinci Resolve is making strong moves to compete with Premiere and Final Cut Pro, including affordable control panels for colorists. According to Premium Beat, they're really good.

Personal camera drones do not require FAA registration anymore

If you are not planning to fly your drone commercially you are not required to register it with the FAA anymore. This decision was handed down by a federal court in Washington, D.C.

'It's about being prepared for whatever is thrown at you': Q & A with William Vazquez

William Vazquez travels all over the world documenting humanitarian work. He spoke to us about the challenges of his work, the importance of research and why a multitool and duct tape are your best friends in the field. Read more

Drone photos meet "Inception" in Flatlands II

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş uses a drone, 3-D rendering and Photoshop to create mind-bending landscapes.

Apple publishes four more iPhone photography tutorial videos

They're offering tips for composing selfies and converting to black and white.

MIT is developing automatic navigation for camera-equipped drones

With composition specified by the director, drones may one day be able to navigate a movie set on their own.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II firmware 1.1.1 removed over communication bug

Canon has made the previous version, 1.1.0 available for download again.

Shooting the Milky Way handheld

Impossible? Not if you have a fast lens and 5 stops of stabilization.

Impossible Project launches special edition Two-Tone B&W Polaroid 600 camera

This 'strictly limited edition' is a refurbished original Polaroid 600 redesigned with a custom two-tone paint job. 

Nikon reshuffles management structure

Nikon today announced a reorganization of its corporate structure which will see several divisions and business units closed or merged. Read more

Students get the ultimate field trip: shooting photos in Morocco

High school students from New York got he chance to shoot along with award-winning photojournalist Ron Haviv in Morocco.

New Surface Pro leaked ahead of announcement

VentureBeat reports that Monday's Surface Pro announcement will bring evolutionary updates to Microsoft's high-end Windows 10 tablet.

How do drones fly?

WIRED does a science and lays it all out for us.

Olympus cleans up at Camera Grand Prix 2017

The Japanese Camera Journal Press Club has awarded Olympus three out of its four annual prizes after voting by photographic magazine editors and readers.

WIRED publishes gallery of stunning photos taken from drones

The photos are great, but whether drones should have been flying in a couple of these places is debatable.

Kodak is building new film processing facilities

It's not dead yet! A few years ago several high profile filmmakers convinced Kodak to keep making motion picture film. Now they need more facilities to process it.

Video: first person view of a spacewalk, shot by an action cam
Now that's a bowl of spaghetti: food photos through the years

The NY Times magazine takes a look at the history of food photography, including the requisite bullet-thru-an-apple shot.

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