Digital Cameras

When testing thrift-store vintage cameras, shoot old cars on the street – Autoweek

Thursday, September 14, 2017

It all started when I picked up a 1926 Kodak Brownie No. 2 Type F film camera after learning that 120 film (a format that, debuting in 1901, is just three years newer than the D battery format) can still be purchased and processed without difficulty. I took Brownie shots of race cars at a 24 Hours of Lemons race and at Speed Week at Bonneville and I…

How the Nikon D850’s Dynamic Range Stacks Up Against Rival Cameras – PetaPixel (blog)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The new Nikon D850 is a beast of a camera by pretty much all accounts, but how does it stack up against other rival cameras and the D810 it replaces? In this image quality comparison by Tony Northrup, see whether the new camera is really a full-stop improvement over the D810 as Nikon claims. Northrup compares the D850 with the Nikon D810, Canon 5DS R, Sony a7R II, and the…

City ramps up security for ART busline with cameras and guards – KRQE News 13

Thursday, September 14, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Eyes and ears will be everywhere on the new Albuquerque Rapid Transit buses. The city said it’s an attempt to change the perception people have about city buses. “I’ve seen dozens of people get stabbed on the buses on Central,” said Craig Keahey. City buses haven’t always had the best reputation, from fights and stabbings, to an officer attacked with a stun gun. “Sometimes I do feel…

How the Nikon D850’s Dynamic Range Stacks Up Against Rival Cameras – PetaPixel (blog)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The new Nikon D850 is a beast of a camera by pretty much all accounts, but how does it stack up against other rival cameras and the D810 it replaces? In this image quality comparison by Tony Northrup, see whether the new camera is really a full-stop improvement over the D810 as Nikon claims. Northrup compares the D850 with the Nikon D810, Canon 5DS R, Sony a7R II, and the…

Sicko used hidden bathroom cameras to spy on friends and family: cops – New York Post

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A Massachusetts man was arrested after “multiple covert and hidden cameras” were found inside bathrooms at a rental home in Maine while vacationing with his friends and family, police said. Joseph J. McGrath, 32, of East Longmeadow, was charged with violation of privacy after police in York were called on Sept. 4 to the Nubble Road home — where several hidden cameras, some fashioned as air fresheners, were found in…

How the Nikon D850’s Dynamic Range Stacks Up Against Rival Cameras – PetaPixel (blog)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The new Nikon D850 is a beast of a camera by pretty much all accounts, but how does it stack up against other rival cameras and the D810 it replaces? In this image quality comparison by Tony Northrup, see whether the new camera is really a full-stop improvement over the D810 as Nikon claims. Northrup compares the D850 with the Nikon D810, Canon 5DS R, Sony a7R II, and the…

DxO’s mobile photography benchmark now tests dual cameras and depth effects – The Verge

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DxO’s mobile photography test has become the go-to benchmark for comparing smartphone cameras. But the test, created in 2012, wasn’t designed to measure a lot of features that are now common in phones, so DxO is updating it to start considering a bunch of new factors, like second lenses and depth effects. The updated DxOMark Mobile test has three big new focuses: zoom, bokeh, and low-light performance. The first two…

Judge dismisses Kansas teachers’ lawsuit over secret cameras – Seattle Times

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Kansas teacher who sued a school district for installing a hidden camera in a classroom where he sometimes changed clothes. Science teacher Rob Marriott said in a lawsuit that Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district secretly operated video cameras in some classrooms from 2009 to 2015, which he didn’t know until he left in 2016. Marriott said he…

DxO’s mobile photography benchmark now tests dual cameras and … – The Verge

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DxO’s mobile photography test has become the go-to benchmark for comparing smartphone cameras. But the test, created in 2012, wasn’t designed to measure a lot of features that are now common in phones, so DxO is updating it to start considering a bunch of new factors, like second lenses and depth effects. The updated DxOMark Mobile test has three big new focuses: zoom, bokeh, and low-light performance. The first two…

DxO’s mobile photography benchmark now tests dual cameras and … – The Verge

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DxO’s mobile photography test has become the go-to benchmark for comparing smartphone cameras. But the test, created in 2012, wasn’t designed to measure a lot of features that are now common in phones, so DxO is updating it to start considering a bunch of new factors, like second lenses and depth effects. The updated DxOMark Mobile test has three big new focuses: zoom, bokeh, and low-light performance. The first two…

DxO’s mobile photography benchmark now tests dual cameras and depth effects – The Verge

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DxO’s mobile photography test has become the go-to benchmark for comparing smartphone cameras. But the test, created in 2012, wasn’t designed to measure a lot of features that are now common in phones, so DxO is updating it to start considering a bunch of new factors, like second lenses and depth effects. The updated DxOMark Mobile test has three big new focuses: zoom, bokeh, and low-light performance. The first two…

DxO’s mobile photography benchmark now tests dual cameras and depth effects – The Verge

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DxO’s mobile photography test has become the go-to benchmark for comparing smartphone cameras. But the test, created in 2012, wasn’t designed to measure a lot of features that are now common in phones, so DxO is updating it to start considering a bunch of new factors, like second lenses and depth effects. The updated DxOMark Mobile test has three big new focuses: zoom, bokeh, and low-light performance. The first two…

DxO’s mobile photography benchmark now tests dual cameras and depth effects – The Verge

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DxO’s mobile photography test has become the go-to benchmark for comparing smartphone cameras. But the test, created in 2012, wasn’t designed to measure a lot of features that are now common in phones, so DxO is updating it to start considering a bunch of new factors, like second lenses and depth effects. The updated DxOMark Mobile test has three big new focuses: zoom, bokeh, and low-light performance. The first two…

DxO’s mobile photography benchmark now tests dual cameras and depth effects – The Verge

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

DxO’s mobile photography test has become the go-to benchmark for comparing smartphone cameras. But the test, created in 2012, wasn’t designed to measure a lot of features that are now common in phones, so DxO is updating it to start considering a bunch of new factors, like second lenses and depth effects. The updated DxOMark Mobile test has three big new focuses: zoom, bokeh, and low-light performance. The first two…

Why Tesla Is Betting On Cameras For Full Self-Driving – Seeking Alpha

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

When Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk took the stage at TED this April, he said something that has been playing over and over in my mind ever since: The whole road system is meant to be navigated with passive optical, or cameras, and so once you solve cameras or vision, then autonomy is solved. If you don’t solve vision, it’s not solved. So that’s why our focus is so heavily…

News cameras caught nine looters during Hurricane Irma. The suspects were arrested within hours. – Washington Post

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

They’d been warned. Repeatedly. As Hurricane Irma barreled toward Florida last week, police in the coastal city of Fort Lauderdale announced that they would not be retreating indoors. On the contrary, Police Chief Rick Maglione wrote: “All regular days off and leave have been canceled in order to maximize the number of officers on the streets.” Officers would stand guard on drawbridges over roiling waters, he promised, and deploy throughout…

Israeli start-up building thermal cameras for self-driving cars – Reuters

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An Israeli start-up believes it can solve some of the tricky problems faced by self-driving cars by employing thermal cameras to detect heat from pedestrians, animals and objects, the latest technology being tested in the fast-growing industry. Start-up AdaSky announced on Monday that it had developed a far infrared (FIR) thermal camera that works with computer vision algorithms to detect people or objects on the road….

WATCH LIVE: Cameras capture Hurricane Irma’s power along Florida coast – WYFF Greenville

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma is lashing South Florida with heavy winds and rain as it makes its way up the western side of the state. Here are some things you should know about Irma: Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys at daybreak on Sunday. The storm is moving slowly up the western coast of Florida. Irma is expected to make landfall overnight in Tampa. The storm may move back over…