Snapchat 'sky filters' use augmented reality to replace the sky with stars, sunsets and more
File this one under minor smartphone photography news: it seems Snapchat is using its augmented reality powers to expose non-photographers to the magic of dropping a new sky into your photos. The newly released feature—dubbed 'sky filters'—can take a regular boring old blue sky and replace it with a colorful sunset, starry night scene, and more.
Sky Filters are already rolling out now to both iOS and Android users, and like their other AR features, this one will rotate daily so you can experience a variety of world-bending effects.
Colorcinch is a photo editor you can use inside your web browser. Many of the included tools, including all the photo editing tools, are available to use for free.
In addition to putitng its new M1 chipset inside both the 11" and 12.9" iPad Pros, Apple has also thrown in a Thunderbolt port and 5G connectivity. The 12.9" iPad also receives a new 'Liquid Retina XDR display' with a claimed 1,600-nits peak brightness for HDR content.
Apple has given its iMac lineup a design refresh for the first time in nearly a decade and tossed in its new M1 chipset first seen in its MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini computers late last year.
Sony has announced its latest G-Master lens: the ultra-wide 14mm F1.8 GM. At nearly a third the weight of its nearest peer for the system, it's an incredibly compact and lightweight prime for E-mount shooters. Read on for a closer look at what it offers, including a preliminary look at its optical performance.
In this episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan get their hands on Sony's new compact, ultra-wide 14mm F1.8 G Master lens, and share how well it performs for both stills and video.
We've been shooting around with Sony's latest G Master lens and initial impressions are positive: the FE 14mm F1.8 GM is well-built, fast to focus, and plenty sharp, even wide open. Take a look.
Sony has introduced its FE 14mm F1.8 GM lens for its full-frame mirrorless body. This compact lens uses numerous special elements and has twin linear focus motors for speedy focusing.
The firmware updates are relatively minor based on the update notes, but no camera is left behind.
Conservationist and photographer Donal Boyd and filmmaker Frank Nieuwenhuis visited the ongoing volcanic eruption on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland, where he captured beautiful visuals of the eruption.
Charles Geschke, who co-founded Adobe in 1982 with John Warnock, died this past Friday at 81.
We took the Panasonic Lumix DC-G100 to the Bay Area and put it in the hands of commercial and fashion photographer Robert Silver to see what it can do.
The historic inaugural flight lasted for a total of 39.1 seconds and captured a monochrome image of the helicopter's shadow on the Martian surface.
Cosina adds to its Voigtlander Vintage Line series with its new 28mm F2 Ultron lenses, which come in two models — Type I and Type II — with different focus ring styles.
Sony's latest FX3 has a lot in common with the a7S III on the inside, but we've got our hands on one to show just how different it is on the outside – take a look.
You've watched the video, now see the stills that Chris and Jordan took while reviewing Fuji's impressive new XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR lens for X-mount.
Thanks to a clever Twitter user, a hiker lost in Southern California was found after local authorities shared his last-sent photo on social media.
The new version of the motorized monopod is quicker and extends further, allowing more dramatic camera movements and more control over them.
The winners of the Professional, Open, Student and Youth categories of the Sony World Photography Awards have been announced, showing some exceptional projects and single images.
Canon has announced two new telephoto prime lenses for the RF mount: the RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM and 600mm F4L IS USM. Click through for a closer look at these two new telephoto options for RF.
From the stately twin-lens reflex to the timeless view camera, here are some of the less common film camera types still kicking around on the used market.
World Press Photo today announced the overall winners of their 2021 competition.
Micro Four Thirds users can now enjoy the Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II manual lens that was previously limited to Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X and Sony E mount camera systems.
DJI has unveiled the Air 2S, a follow up to the Mavic Air 2. This compact, consumer-grade drone most notably has a camera with a 1" sensor.
Hasselblad Masters contest opens to professional photographers, with a dozen medium format mirrorless cameras up for grabs. And you don't need to shoot on a 'blad to enter!
Fujifilm's latest prime, the XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR, is a solidly built lens that we've really enjoyed shooting with. It's also a big departure from Fujifilm's previous 18mm F2 prime lens – get a sense of how it handles right here.
The new Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR provides a 27mm-equivalent focal length for Fujifilm's X-mount cameras. Find out why Chris and Jordan like this fast, sharp 18mm lens.
We've been shooting with a pre-production copy of Fujifilm's new XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR lens for a few days, which offers a 27mm full-frame equivalent field of view, and optically, we're impressed.
Fujifilm has announced its lightweight (370g/13oz) XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR wide-angle prime. This 27mm-equivalent lens offers numerous special elements and a linear focus motor, and is also weather-sealed.
Take it with a grain of salt, but recent reports suggest that Samsung may be collaborating with an established camera brand on upcoming smartphones.