Articles tagged "news"

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Judge rules DJI infringed patent, recommends ceasing sales and imports of most DJI drones

The ITC's chief administrative judge ruled that DJI infringed upon a patent belonging to Autel Robotics.

ProGrade Digital releases new Thunderbolt 3 CFexpress/XQD, updated CFexpress/SD card readers

The pair of card readers include a new Thunderbolt 3 CFexpress Type B and XQD reader as well as an updated version of its CFexpress Type B and SD card reader.

Shutterstock founder Jon Oringer is stepping down from his role as CEO

He'll remain with the company as Executive Chairman of the Board, however.

Update (confirmed): PDN is retiring its print and online magazines, PhotoPlus and WPPI to stay

First published in 1980, Photo District News has been sharing the latest photography news and content for decades.

Google Pixel 4 adds telephoto lens, improved portrait mode and HDR in live view

Google has officially unveiled the Pixel 4, with the addition of a telephoto camera headlining the camera updates. Other improvements include real-time HDR preview in live view, added brightness and exposure controls, and an updated portrait mode with better depth mapping.

Report: Stalker used eye reflections in online photos to locate, assault pop star

Be vigilant on what's being reflected in eyes (or glasses) before posting photographs of yourself or others online. High resolution photographs aren't always beneficial.

Canon has officially produced over 100 million EOS series interchangeable-lens cameras

This massive milestone comes 32 years after the first EOS series camera was introduced in 1987.

Skydio teases autumn release of R1 drone successor

Skydio released the world's first autonomous drone last year, the R1. Now, they've announced its successor in a vague teaser, slated for an autumn release.

Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is leaving Apple to start new design firm

Apple has announced that its chief design officer, Jony Ive, is leaving the company to start his own design firm.

Nikon reports its Imaging Business revenue dropped nearly 18% year-over-year

Nikon's latest financial reports show revenue of its Imaging division has dropped almost 18% year-over-year.

Report: Canon is lowering profit forecast 20% due to shrinking camera sales

Nikkei Asian Review says the increasing capabilities of smartphones are at least partially to blame for the downturn in sales.

News links on Google may lose thumbnail photos under EU Copyright Directive

News results from Google might be missing a few images if a new EU Copyright Directive passes.

DJI addresses alleged corruption scandal that reportedly increased product prices by 20%

A statement following internal investigation by DJI alleges a number of employee were part of an internal corruption scandal that overcharged DJI for parts and materials.

The New York Times' massive photo archive is being digitized with Google's help

The New York Times has teamed up with Google to start the process of digitizing more than five million photos stored in a vault nicknamed "the morgue."

Sheriff's Deputy who shot photographer won't face criminal charges

The Sheriff's deputy who shot a Carlisle, OH photojournalist after mistakenly identifying his tripod and camera for a gun will not face criminal charges. The county successfully argued that the mixup was reasonable.

Apple facing several lawsuits over intentionally slowing down old iPhones

Last week, Apple admitted to slowing down older iPhones as their batteries aged. This has sparked a flurry of lawsuits all over the world, alleging everything from deception to breach-of-contract.

Top 5 news stories of the week on DPReview

Each week, we'll help you cut through the noise and share the top 5 photography news stories from the past 7 days. This week's top stories cover a wide range of emotions: from tragedy, to anger, inspiration, and a little bit of sticker shock courtesy of Apple.

Camera battery explosion causes chaos at Orlando International Airport

A small explosion that sounded like a gunshot caused a panic and 24 flight cancellations at Orlando International Airport last Friday. As it turns out, it was a camera battery that exploded inside a traveler's bag.

Positano, Italy will start charging $1,150 fee for commercial photography, $2,300 for video

In addition to banning drones entirely, the picturesque seaside city of Positano, Italy will soon begin charging photographers and videographers hefty fees to shoot commercial work.

Terry Richardson banned by major magazine publisher, according to leaked email

Highly controversial photographer Terry Richardson has allegedly been banned from all Conde Nast publications—including Vogue, Vanity Fair, and many others—after being labeled 'the Harvey Weinstein of fashion.'

FAA wants airlines to ban cameras and other electronics from checked bags

After conducting a series of safety tests, the FAA is recommending that all airlines ban cameras and other electronics with Lithium Ion batteries from checked baggage. The agency believe the risk of a catastrophic fire and explosion is too great.

Flickr shuts down wall art service, moves photo book printing to Blurb

Earlier today, Flickr moved its photo book printing service over to a third party services, and stopped offering any wall art options entirely.

Pixelstick creators unveil the Colorspike: An incredibly versatile LED lighting strip

The colorspike is an incredibly versatile LED lighting stick that you control from your smartphone, literally putting a massive range of colors and lighting effects at your fingertips.

Face ID sensor slowdown could lead to iPhone X shortages and shipment delays

If you're holding out buying the iPhone 8/Plus in favor of the iPhone X, you might be waiting a while. According to several trusted reports, manufacturing issues could lead to severe shortages on launch day, November 3rd.

Diversify Photo launches database of photographers of color to promote diversity

The database was created to "break with the narrow lens through which history… has been recorded" by equipping those who commission photography with "the resources to discover photographers of color available for assignments.

Instagram is testing a four-photo grid, and some users are freaking out

Instagram is currently testing a major change to the app's profile layout: replacing the 3-photo across grid with a 4-photo grid... and some users are NOT taking the news well.

ImageRights expands copyright registration, adds new blockchain protections

Photo protection company ImageRights recently released a new service that lets non-subscribers take advantage of their streamlined copyright registration system that checks for errors and fills out all the required forms for you.

Netflix acquires rights to Kodachrome: a movie about the final days of the iconic film

Fans of film photography should keep an eye out for the widespread theatrical release of Kodachrome, a movie staring Jason Sudeikis about the final days of the iconic film stock.

PETA and David Slater settle copyright lawsuit over monkey selfie

It's finally over. After years of legal back-and-forth, PETA and photographer David Slater have settled their lawsuit over the famous (and infamous) monkey selfie.

North Carolina has designated October 2017 'Photography Month'

Hear ye, hear ye. By official decree of Governor Roy Cooper of the great state of North Carolina, October 2017 has hereby been designated 'Photography Month.'

Faker exposed after convincing top news media he was a war photographer for two years

You may have seen Eduardo Martins' brilliant war photography in some of the biggest publications from around the world. There's just one problem... he doesn't exist.

Photographer caught using someone else's public domain photo to win awards

Consider this an example of what NOT to do. A Swiss photographer has been stripped of two awards after it was discovered she submitted someone else's public domain photo as her own.

Photographers face three felonies after climbing bridge for cityscape shot

Photographers Martin J. Romero-Clark and Andrew Lillibridge face three felony charges apiece after illegally climbing the Ben Franklin Bridge to capture some cityscape shots.

Canon updates PIXMA all-in-one printers, adds improved color ink system

Canon has expanded its PIXMA TS-series Wireless Inkjet printer lineup with five new models, two of which contain an improved ink system that adds a sixth color ('Photo Blue') to help reduce graininess and improving overall quality.

Zenit is back in business, plans to release full-frame mirrorless camera in 2018

Defunct Russian camera maker Zenit is making a comeback, and they're planning to release a full-frame mirrorless camera in 2018.

B&H Photo will pay $3.2 million to settle federal discrimination case

The company behind retail giant B&H Photo has agreed to pay out $3.2 million in monetary relief and back wages to settle a discrimination and harassment case from 2016.

Canon beats Nikon to get EISA’s Pro DSLR award for 3rd year running

Canon’s EOS 5D Mk IV has won the European Imaging and Sound Association’s Professional DSLR of the Year award, making this the third year in a row that the brand has beaten Nikon to the top spot in the professional camera category.

Super fast, tiny Samsung T5 portable SSD hits 540MB/s, can handle raw 4K video

Samsung just revealed a blazing-fast new Solid State Drive capable of data transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s.

f11 Magazine is suspending publication due to financial troubles

f11 Magazine—an ad-supported, free magazine for 'photographers and aficionados' that focused on photos rather than gear—is suspending publication due to financial troubles.

Sony 'trade up' program gets you $500 plus trade-in value towards a new a9

If you're looking to switch to Sony, the company's new limited-time "α trade up" promotion can snag you up to $500 + trade-in value towards a brand new a9, a7 II, a7R II, or a7S II when you hand over your DSLR or mirrorless camera.

Google's Camera app has been unofficially ported to other Android phones

The Google Camera app exclusive to the company's own Pixel phone has been unofficially ported to other Android devices. If you're willing to take the risk of installing, you can now use features like HDR+ on the Galaxy S8, LG G6, OnePlus 5, and more.

Photographer Bill Frakes loses university position after sexual harassment report

Renowned photographer Bill Frakes has been let go as a visiting professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln after a sexual harassment complaint filed against him was judged by the university to be credible.

DJI launches Phantom 3 SE entry-level camera drone

Compared to the standard Phantom 3, the SE model offers a vision positioning system, 4K video and an improved video transmission range of up to 2.5 miles.

NPPA to raise dues for the first time in 11 years, because defending truth ain't cheap

Starting January 1st, 2018, the NPPA will raise its membership dues for the first time in 11 years. You have until the end of the year to re-up or join at the current rates.

Consumer Reports no longer recommends Microsoft Surface devices: too unreliable

Consumer Reports has removed its coveted 'Recommended' label from Microsoft's Surface devices after a survey of over 90,000 Surface owners showed 25% ran into reliability issues like freezing and touchscreen issues.

NPPA says LA public park photography ban is unconstitutional

A photography ban in a Los Angeles public park during a series free concerts has been branded ‘unconstitutional’ by city and national media and public liberties groups.

Pentagon gives military bases approval to shoot down wayward camera drones

Illegal drone pilots beware: the Pentagon has given military bases permission to "disable, destroy and track" any wayward drone that wanders into unauthorized airspace.

Renowned self-portrait photographer Cindy Sherman goes public on Instagram

Renowned self-portrait photographer and MacArthur Fellow Cindy Sherman has just gone public on Instagram—an occasion so momentous it earned a feature in the New York Times.

Apple joins Instagram to share top notch #ShotoniPhone photos

Apple has officially joined Instagram. If you're a fan of great iPhone photography, you'll definitely want to follow the tech company's new account for inspiration and the chance to have your own #ShotoniPhone photos featured.

GoPro financials show strong growth ahead of Fusion and HERO6 launches

GoPro's financial fortunes have finally made a turn for the better. After multiple rounds of layoffs, cuts and restructuring work, the company's Q2 2017 financial results showed strong growth.

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