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Primax Electronics to manufacture dual-camera in iPhone 7, reports say

The Taiwanese company Primax Electronics is reported to be one of the manufacturers of the dual-camera module for the upcoming Apple iPhone generation. Read more

DJI opens drone flying and training arena in South Korea

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has opened a new facility in South Korea that allows drone owners to hone their aerial navigation skills. Read more

Picturelife shutters service, user content migrates to SmugMug

Photo storage and management service Picturelife has shut down after a few years of operation, but SmugMug has stepped in to offer users access to their photos. Read more

One iconic moment, two viral photos: Rio photographers capture Bolt's smile

One of the most memorable images from the Rio Olympics was actually two nearly identical photos – they both went viral and confused the internet. Read more

Canon applies to patent double-sided micro lenses designed for better edge performance

Canon has developed a design for the micro lenses it uses on imaging sensors that it claims will reduce vignetting and false coloration at the edges of the picture. Read more

ThinkTank updates Shape Shifter camera bags and offers 'naked' option

Thanks to their expandable design, ThinkTank's Shape Shifter bags are extremely versatile. After listening to feedback from photographers ThinkTank has now released a second generation of the series. Read more

Pentax K-70 firmware 1.10 now available

New firmware for the Pentax K-70 improves general stability and provides some minor updates. Read more

DPReview celebrates World Photo Day with our favorite shots of 2016

World Photo Day celebrates the Daguerreotype process, which the French government released to the public on August 19th, 1839. We're joining in the celebration with a gallery of our favorite sample photos from the year thus far. See them

Tamron announces SP 90mm F2.8 Di Macro and TAP-in console for Sony A-mount

Japanese optical manufacturer Tamron has announced it is to launch its exciting 90mm macro lens in a Sony A-mount, and that Sony users will now be able to update and customize some of their Tamron lenses using the company’s TAP-in lens console. Read more

Datacolor releases Spyder5CAPTURE PRO color calibration kit

Datacolor has announced the launch of its new Spyder5CAPTURE PRO color calibration kit, which calibrates  autofocus, display, colors, contrast and white balance. Read more

World record camera collector now has over 4500 – and a short film about himself

Dilish Parekh has once again beaten his own world record for having the largest camera collection, with his personal museum now housing 4500 exhibits. He's put together a video about himself and his collection. Read more

Firmware update for Sony a7R II improves stability, adds support for radio controlled flashes

Sony has released a firmware update for its a7R II full-frame mirrorless camera which improves camera stability while adding support for the company's new radio controlled lighting system. Read more

Instagram profiles reveal user depression in new machine learning study

A team from the University of Vermont and Harvard University were able to identify signs of depression based off an Instagram profile’s photos, metadata, and things like facial recognition. Read more

Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 for Sony E-mount set to ship in September

Samyang Optics has completed its launch of five new lenses over the summer with the announcement that its full-frame 14mm F2.8 autofocus lens for Sony E-mount is ready to hit stores. Read more

Manfrotto and Benro settle 90 degree center column dispute

Manfrotto and Benro have settled their patent dispute regarding tripods whose center column to be lifted out of the collar and rotated by 90 degrees. Read more

Corel PaintShop Pro X9 arrives with improved workflow

Corel has launched PaintShop Pro X9, the latest version of its photo editing software, adding new Interactive Gradients and expanded RAW camera profile support. Read more

Nikon introduces D3400 with SnapBridge, big battery life claims

Nikon has announced the D3400, updating its most beginner-friendly entry-level DSLR with Bluetooth-only wireless connectivity and a 1200 shot CIPA-rated battery. Read more

Nikon unveils AF-P DX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G and 70-300mm F4.5-6.3G ED lenses

In addition to a new entry-level DSLR body, Nikon has formally announced a total of four DX-format Nikkor lenses. Read more

Plane plunged 4400 feet after pilot's camera became wedged against controls

A military pilot in the UK is reportedly facing a court martial after his camera became wedged against a military transport plane’s controls, causing it to plunge 4400ft (1.3km) before the captain regained control. Read more

Samsung uses brain-inspired processors to create digital camera 'vision'

Samsung has used IBM’s neuromorphic computer processors, built under the latter company’s TrueNorth project, to create digital ‘eyes’ that see in real time. Read more

Canon and Sony dominate EISA awards for photographic equipment

The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded Canon and Sony four titles each from the 19-strong list of photography products it has selected as the best of the year. Read more

1956 Stereo-Nikkor 3.5cm F3.5 lens auction goes live on eBay

A rare Stereo-Nikkor 3.5cm F3.5 lens said to be in mint condition has been put up for auction on eBay. Read more

Brooks Institute announces closure

The Brooks Institute, which offered degrees in photography, media and visual arts for 70 years, announced that it will close its doors this fall. Read more

Kipon introduces reducer to fit Nikon F and Leica R lenses to Micro Four Thirds bodies

Chinese lens and accessory maker Kipon has introduced a pair of focal length reducers that adapt Nikon F and Leica R lenses to Micro Four Thirds cameras to give a 1.4x crop factor. Read more

Getty employs robots for underwater shots in Rio

Getty photographers are getting some help in Rio from underwater robots. Read more

Cascable remote control app adds support for 50 cameras

Cascable, a Wi-Fi-based camera remote control app for Apple devices, adding both new features and support for 50 cameras. Read more

SpaceVR wants you to see the earth from space, in VR

SpaceVR is planning to launch a camera satellite into the orbit in order to transmit 360-degree VR video footage back to planet earth. Read more

Leica's historical family tree is up for auction at Christie's

Once displayed at Leica's headquarters, the collection includes 107 camera models and traces the roots of its rangefinder and SLR lines. Read more

VSCO Open Studio is a free NYC workspace for photographers

VSCO has announced the launch of VSCO Open Studio, a free-to-use photography studio in the NoMad neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Read more

Seagate launches 60TB SSD, world's highest capacity solid state drive

Seagate has announced a 60TB SSD, the world's highest capacity drive of its kind. It's available for demonstration purposes now, and is scheduled to arrive in 2017. Read more

Eye-Fi releases Mac software to extend SD card functionality past End of Life date

Responding to backlash from customers, Eye-Fi has developed a new software utility that will keep older cards operational past the EOL date. Read more

Elinchrom adds Sony compatibility to its high speed sync Skyport Plus HS wireless controller

Elinchrom's new Skyport Plus HS remote flash trigger and controller now allows Sony camera users to synchronize their shutter with Elinchrom flash heads using speeds of up to 1/8000sec. Read more

Epson's 4K home projectors to go on sale next month

Epson is set to begin sales of three 4K UHD digital projectors that feature HDR and 3D support, as well as extremely long lamp life. Read more

Macphun Aurora HDR 2017 pre-orders will start September 15

Macphun has teased its customers with a brief preview of Aurora HDR 2017 ahead of its planned launch next month, previewing an updated user interface and a new tone mapping algorithm. Read more

Brevite launches two new Incognito camera backpacks

The Brevite brand of camera bags started its life as a Kickstarter project in 2015. Now the company has expanded with a Rucksack and a Rolltop that, like the original backpack, are not immediately identifiable as camera bags. Read more

Photoshop CC 2015.5.1  available

The first update for Photoshop CC 2015.5 is available, fixing a number of customer-reported bugs. Read more

F-Stop abandons KitSentry Kickstarter, doesn't offer backers refunds

F-Stop Gear has announced that KitSentry, the bag it sought (and successfully raised) funding for on Kickstarter, will not be brought to market. Read more

NASA combines exposures on the fly to create high-speed 3D HDR video

NASA has successfully tested a camera that uses multiple frames of different exposures to create HDR video. The demo of a rocket test shows that the dynamic range provided is enough to capture plumes of exhaust fire and the surrounding area at the same time. Read more

Samyang introduces full-frame 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC

Samyang's summer lens party continues with the announcement of a 20mm F1.8 full-frame prime. Read more

Casio launches rugged EX-FR200 camera with detachable lens unit

Casio has announced a rugged, 180° camera that features a detachable lens unit and a mode that allows the body to control two cameras at the same time for 360° spherical images. Read more

Thieves needed only ten seconds to swipe photographer Brett Costello's gear in Rio

News Corp. photographer Brett Costello fell victim to a cleverly orchestrated scheme in which thieves made off with his gear in just ten seconds. Read more

CamFi DSLR controller now offers real-time upload to Dropbox

Thanks to an update to the iOS app users of the CamFi wireless DSLR controller can now upload images to Dropbox in real-time. Read more

Hasselblad rumored to be working on 10x zoom camera module for Moto Z phones

An image of a Hasselblad-branded detachable camera module for the Lenovo Moto Z and Z Force smartphones has surfaced on Weibo. Read more

Godox to launch AD600 battery-powered mono-block heads

Kenko Professional imaging has announced that it will officially launch a 600Ws mono-block style flash head that will be available for TTL and manual control. Read more

Getty Images sued again, this time by Zuma Press

Independent agency Zuma Press has filed a lawsuit against Getty, alleging that the company licensed its photos without permission. Read more

Artisto is like the Prisma app, but for videos

The Artisto app does for video what the popular Prisma app does for still images: use neural networks and machine learning to apply art filters in the style of famous artists to your recorded clips. Read more

Exclusive interview: Behind the scenes with Canon at the Rio Olympics

As sports fans around the world get ready for the opening of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Canon's Professional Services team are preparing too – and in a big way. Read more

Manfrotto launches new Digital Director models and updates app with extra features

Manfrotto has added depth of field preview, an intervalometer and time-lapse controls to the app that runs its Digital Director camera-remote-control and external monitor device. Read more

Astropad 2.0 brings better performance and increased compatibility

The Astropad app converts your iPad into a graphics tablet for Mac computers. Version 2.0 comes with several performance enhancements and can be used with more Mac software packages than before. Read more

Here it comes: Japanese network begins airing 8K broadcasts

And you thought 4K television was a long way off – Japan's NHK has started broadcasting 8K content on a new 'Super Hi-Vision' satellite channel. Read more

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