Photography

2 Simple Reasons Apple’s iPhone Camera Will Get a Huge Boost in 2018 – Motley Fool

Sunday, October 15, 2017

This year, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) delivered some very nice improvements in camera quality with the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Thanks to the combination of a new camera sensor as well as dramatic improvements to the image signal processor inside of the A11 Bionic chip that powers the phones, they can take some impressive photos and videos. What makes the camera improvements particularly impressive is that Apple delivered…

Our camera shootout between the new iPhone 8 and the two-year-old iPhone 6s reveals you don’t really need to upgrade – Business Insider

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Avery Hartmans/Business Insider Whenever a new iPhone comes out, my first thought is, “Should I upgrade for the camera?” While I weigh other concerns when upgrading — mainly price and how my old phone is holding up — the most enticing feature of any new phone for me is a camera.  I’ve been using an iPhone 6s for the past six months or so. It’s a great phone, and I’ve never had…

How Google Camera HDR+ Improves the Image Quality of Xiaomi Budget Phones – XDA Developers (blog)

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Xiaomi is currently the second largest smartphone manufacturer in India, and for good reason. Consistently, the manufacturer has posted class-leading performance and display quality at an exceptional value for its price. One thing, however, that Xiaomi hasn’t yet been able to nail is the camera performance of their budget smartphones. Thankfully, we now have the Google Camera HDR+ port. The Redmi Note 3, released in 2016, started a trend of underperforming…

Our camera shootout between the new iPhone 8 and the two-year-old iPhone 6s reveals you don’t really need to upgrade – Business Insider

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Avery Hartmans/Business Insider Whenever a new iPhone comes out, my first thought is, “Should I upgrade for the camera?” While I weigh other concerns when upgrading — mainly price and how my old phone is holding up — the most enticing feature of any new phone for me is a camera.  I’ve been using an iPhone 6s for the past six months or so. It’s a great phone, and I’ve never had…

HP strapped its Sprocket printer to a camera – The Verge – The Verge

Saturday, October 14, 2017

HP is releasing an instant camera called the Sprocket 2-in-1. The new camera takes last year’s small Sprocket printer and adds a camera to it, so users don’t need a smartphone to use the device. The company’s also updating its Sprocket app to include new AR features and is releasing a larger version of its printer for bigger photos. The new 2-in-1 camera makes a lot of sense, especially considering…

HP strapped its Sprocket printer to a camera – The Verge

Friday, October 13, 2017

HP is releasing an instant camera called the Sprocket 2-in-1. The new camera takes last year’s small Sprocket printer and adds a camera to it, so users don’t need a smartphone to use the device. The company’s also updating its Sprocket app to include new AR features and is releasing a larger version of its printer for bigger photos. The new 2-in-1 camera makes a lot of sense, especially considering…

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 3 – Fstoppers

Friday, October 13, 2017

Do you know what keywords are and the best way to add them to your photos? What about what options to select when you are exporting your images? Have you ever heard of the painter tool? In this final part of my three-part series on Lightroom for beginners, I will cover the final steps to take after applying your final edits to your images. In Part 2, I covered the…

A Moto Mod that turns your phone into an instant camera is coming – The Verge

Friday, October 13, 2017

Lenovo teased a bunch of new Moto Mods at Mobile World Congress this year, including one with Amazon’s Alexa assistant built in, and another that can instantly print smartphone photos. Yesterday, VentureBeat reporter Evan Blass gave us another look at the Mods, the first since Lenovo’s announcements. Notice the slight Polaroid branding on the photo printer. We knew the Alexa Mod would for sure be released, but the Polaroid Mod…

Does Photography Matter? – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, October 13, 2017

Photography has always held a weird space in my head. In my mind, I make things that look neat. I have always held great envy to those who create such complex, emotional narratives to their images. I sit and observe with awe and wonder at the tales that come from them, their reasons for color, pose, and other infinitesimal details. Pixels for me are a means to an end, but…

DJI’s new interchangeable lens drone camera takes aim at film makers – TechCrunch

Friday, October 13, 2017

DJI just introduced a new camera designed to work with drones, and in particular its Inspire 2 flyer. The camera is a “world first” in that it’s a super 35 digital film camera tailored for aerial cinematography — in other words, if you’re a filmmaker, documentarian or professional cinematographer, you are probably going to want one of these. The Zenmuse X7 camera has a large, Super 35 format digital sensor,…

The Photographer Showing the World That Black Is Beautiful – OZY

Friday, October 13, 2017

Peek behind the scenes at a fashion shoot, and there’s a high probability you will see a man wielding the camera. It’s been this way for a long, long time — at least 50 years, since the seminal 1966 film Blow-Up cemented the image of the fashion photographer as a sexy, omniscient white male. Surely, had the stylish Michelangelo Antonioni movie, starring David Hemmings as the photographer, cast…

DVLOP Presets Bring Creativity Back Into Your Lightroom Workflow – Fstoppers

Friday, October 13, 2017

Love them or hate them, Lightroom presets have become a staple in the world of editing. A lot of users use them to emulate their favorite photographers or in an effort to recreate certain film looks. The problem with these presets is that everyone that uses them ends up releasing work that looks the same as everyone else who has the same preset. This was apparent with the very popular…

DJI’s new interchangeable-lens drone camera takes aim at filmmakers – TechCrunch

Friday, October 13, 2017

DJI just introduced a new camera designed to work with drones, and in particular its Inspire 2 flyer. The camera is a “world first” in that it’s a super 35 digital film camera tailored for aerial cinematography — in other words, if you’re a filmmaker, documentarian or professional cinematographer, you are probably going to want one of these. The Zenmuse X7 camera has a large, Super 35 format digital sensor,…

Wirecutter’s best deals: Nikon’s Coolpix B700 Superzoom drops to $350 – Engadget

Friday, October 13, 2017

Eufy HomeVac Duo Stick Vacuum Street price: $100; Deal price: $80 This is a new low price on a vacuum we like in our best stick vacuum guide. The Eufy HomeVac Duo has a pop-out hand vacuum module, thus the Duo name. Usually between $100 and $110, at $80 for the red model, this deal beats the lowest price we’d previously seen by about $5 dollars. Looking for black or…

Couple Finds Hidden Camera in Smoke Detector Above Their Bed in Airbnb Rental – PEOPLE.com

Friday, October 13, 2017

What was supposed to be a fun getaway turned into a traumatic experience for a couple from Indiana who allegedly found a hidden camera in the smoke detector in their Airbnb rental. Derek Starnes and his wife, who booked their accommodations via the popular online lodging website, were vacationing in Longboat Key, FL. The couple was sitting in the master bedroom of their condo when Starnes, who works in the…

DJI’s new interchangeable-lens drone camera takes aim at filmmakers – TechCrunch

Thursday, October 12, 2017

DJI just introduced a new camera designed to work with drones, and in particular its Inspire 2 flyer. The camera is a “world first” in that it’s a super 35 digital film camera tailored for aerial cinematography — in other words, if you’re a filmmaker, documentarian or professional cinematographer, you are probably going to want one of these. The Zenmuse X7 camera has a large, Super 35 format digital sensor,…

Wirecutter’s best deals: Nikon’s Coolpix B700 Superzoom drops to $350 – Engadget

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Eufy HomeVac Duo Stick Vacuum Street price: $100; Deal price: $80 This is a new low price on a vacuum we like in our best stick vacuum guide. The Eufy HomeVac Duo has a pop-out hand vacuum module, thus the Duo name. Usually between $100 and $110, at $80 for the red model, this deal beats the lowest price we’d previously seen by about $5 dollars. Looking for black or…

A true all-day assistant: The compelling argument for a camera in the Apple Watch – 9to5Mac

Thursday, October 12, 2017

With the introduction of cellular connectivity in Apple Watch Series 3, it’s now more convenient than ever to leave your phone at home for quick trips and during workouts without consequence – for the most part. When you want to snap that quick photo or have a FaceTime video call, the Watch still won’t cut it. This is the one of the largest remaining friction points in a truly independent…

DJI’s new interchangeable lens drone camera takes aim at filmmakers – TechCrunch

Thursday, October 12, 2017

DJI just introduced a new camera designed to work with drones, and in particular its Inspire 2 flyer. The camera is a “world first” in that its a super 35 digital film camera tailored for aerial cinematography – in other words, if you’re a filmmaker, documentarian or professional cinematographer, you are probably going to want one of these. The Zenmuse X7 camera has a large, Super 35 format digital sensor,…