Equivalence is much-discussed, but still often misunderstood. Here's a simplified explanation of the concept of equivalent apertures, which is just another way of talking about light received by your camera.
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Aug 3, 2017 at 17:56
MIT has developed a new machine learning technology that can retouch an image before you even snap the photo... and it's lightweight enough that it can work on an ordinary smartphone.
Aug 2, 2017 at 19:58
Researchers with the University of California, Santa Barbara and NVIDIA have developed a new type of 'computational zoom' tech that will let you change a photo's perspective and focal length in post.
Jul 24, 2017 at 14:00
On July 12, Canon opened its newest Technology and Support Center, designed to serve the motion picture industry, in Burbank, CA. DPReview got a sneak peak and takes you behind the scenes.
mobileJul 14, 2017 at 12:54
The document looks at the challenges to overcome when adding a second camera in either Wide + Tele or Color + Monochrome setups, such as calibration and image quality optimization.
Jun 27, 2017 at 15:22
Sony's new CMOS sensor is backside-illuminated and offers an all-pixel global reset function which should drastically reduce rolling shutter effect when panning.
videoJun 15, 2017 at 23:38
YouTube channel Veritasium demonstrates a relatively simple Schlieren photography setup, and it is cool as heck.
Jun 15, 2017 at 21:30
Yellow shirts were big around the time of the 2014 World Cup, and red hats are on trend in December.
Jun 1, 2017 at 08:00
Microsoft has become the latest company to show its hand in the race to gain the image quality benefits of curved sensors. Its Project Vermont has developed a method for bending conventionally made silicon sensors into more uniformly-curved shapes.
May 22, 2017 at 10:00
Whether you're syncing a flash, wondering why banding is appearing in your image or getting strange images from your camera's silent shutter mode, the way your shutter works has a role to play. Here's what happens when you press the shutter button.
May 18, 2017 at 18:45
A feature we first saw demonstrated in 2015 appears to be almost ready for prime time.
The good news? a9 Raws look good at high ISO, and there's no cost to it dropping to 12 bit mode. The bad news? That's because there are only 12 bits worth of dynamic range to begin with. Rishi digs into Sony's sports specialist's sensor.
May 16, 2017 at 18:58
It won't end up in a smartphone or camera, but Sony's IMX382 high-speed vision sensor is still pretty cool. Read more
May 9, 2017 at 23:35
Reconstructing perceived images based on brain scans has proven difficult and results have been inaccurate. Neural networks may change that.
mobileApr 26, 2017 at 18:19
Google software engineer Florian Kainz wrote a custom Android app and used manual post-processing in Photoshop to show what's possible with current smartphone cameras in low light. Read more
Apr 7, 2017 at 17:13
Everypixel uses neural networks for ranking stock images and for this purpose has trained the algorithms to judge the aesthetic value of a stock image in the same way as a human would do. Read more
Apr 6, 2017 at 18:45
Adobe has revealed new research that would allow users to adjust the look of their selfies by changing perspective and depth of field after capture. Read more
Apr 3, 2017 at 17:26
A new artificial intelligence algorithm can reverse the painting style effects that apps like Prisma apply to photographs. Read more
Mar 29, 2017 at 14:00
Bayer filters are far from perfect – they're prone to sampling artifacts and throw away a lot of light. So why are they used by the cameras that live in millions of pockets around the world? Because it's a briliant piece of design. Read more
Mar 28, 2017 at 07:01
Prisma, but photorealistic rather than painterly: researchers at Cornell and Adobe have presented a new method that uses deep learning to transfer the style of one photo to another. Read more
Mar 17, 2017 at 19:14
Google has announced the open source release of Guetzli, a new JPEG encoder able to reduce a JPEG's file size by up to 35%, without any significant loss of quality. Read more
Mar 2, 2017 at 19:24
Google was recently awarded a patent which in part details a wearable camera system embedded in a baseball hat. Read more
mobileMar 1, 2017 at 18:37
Samsung's latest mobile processor is the company's first to use the 10-nanometer FinFET process and offers impressive imaging, video and machine vision features. Read more
mobileFeb 27, 2017 at 15:17
OPPO has presented an innovative approach to zooming on smartphone cameras that uses a prism and dual-lenses that are arranged at an angle to each other.
Feb 22, 2017 at 19:18
Using 3D printing to create ultra-precise micro-lenses directly on a CMOS sensor might one day help drones see the way eagles and other predators do. Read more
mobileFeb 21, 2017 at 19:04
According to an analyst report, the upcoming iPhone flagship model will come with a technology that combines 2D images captured by the front camera with depth data from an infrared module to record 3D information. Read more
Feb 21, 2017 at 09:00
A research engineer has used neural networks to produce photorealistic images from low-res, monochrome Game Boy Camera photos. Read more
Sony has published a video demonstrating the principles behind its apodization filter on its new STF 100mm F2.8 GM OSS lens, explaining how it creates very smooth bokeh both in front of, and behind, the focus plane. Have a watch and read our analysis of this feature, and our initial impressions of this phenomenal new lens for E-mount. Read more
Feb 17, 2017 at 09:00
Microsoft has released a free, open source simulator to help engineers test – and yes, repeatedly crash – drones in a photo-realistic environment. Read more
videoFeb 16, 2017 at 08:01
Canon's CMOS sensors are capable of capturing some amazing low light video footage, but this new video showcasing the technology... maybe takes it all a bit too seriously. See video
mobileFeb 13, 2017 at 20:08
Technology described in an Apple patent application could help speed up the focus stacking process and generate more precise depth maps for portrait modes and similar features. Read more
Feb 9, 2017 at 20:59
Panasonic's latest organic CMOS chip can capture visible and near-infrared light at the same time without sacrificing resolution. Read more
mobileFeb 7, 2017 at 19:01
Sony's latest image sensor development uses a 3-layer structure and a DRAM buffer for extremely fast read-out speeds and reduced rolling shutter 'Jello-effect.' Read more
Feb 2, 2017 at 08:30
GlobalXplorer is an online program that puts ordinary citizens to work identifying new archaeological sites by looking at satellite images – no PhD required. Read more
mobileJan 26, 2017 at 18:58
A Sony-commissioned study has found that the top ten future uses for smartphone cameras will include banking, shopping and healthcare, among others. Read more
mobileJan 20, 2017 at 18:49
A Siri-style virtual assistant in Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone is expected to perform text and object recognition tasks using the camera. Read more
Jan 18, 2017 at 18:29
Thanks to new applications in mobile devices as well as the automotive and security industries, the global demand for CMOS image sensors is growing. Read more
Jan 17, 2017 at 18:39
The National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Japan warns that fingerprint recognition technology is now so advanced that it could scan your fingerprints from photos posted online. Read more
mobileJan 13, 2017 at 18:39
Google's RAISR technology, which uses machine learning to produce high-quality versions of low-resolution images, has been implemented into Google+ for a subset of Android devices. Read more
video newsJan 11, 2017 at 19:30
DxOMark has given RED’s 35.4MP Helium 8K sensor its highest overall score ever: 108. This makes the prototype sensor the second ever to exceed the 100 point milestone, joined only by the RED Epic Dragon prototype. Read more
Jan 10, 2017 at 09:00
Could a car designed specifically for embedded photojournalists and those shooting in remote regions help them to better overcome daily challenges? This concept aims to do just that. Read more
Jan 6, 2017 at 20:24
Ambarella's newly released H3 system-on-a-chip is designed to power drone and action cameras capable of recording 8K or dual 4K video, all in 10-bit color. Read more
Jan 5, 2017 at 10:00
Looking for a moment of zen? This simple game analyzes user-generated scribbles and instantly merges them with Google satellite images. Read more
mobileJan 4, 2017 at 20:51
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 chipset brings improved image processing and should start to appear in devices in the first half of 2017. Read more
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