Photography

Review: Tamron’s 24-70mm f/2.8 VC Does It All At a Wallet-Friendly Price – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

In the ever heated debate of Tamron vs. Sigma vs. Nikon vs. Canon, a new lens has arrived. Tamron has released an update of their popular 24-70mm f/2.8 lens. Ever since Tamron began to create the new SP series lenses, starting with the 45mm, 35mm, and 15-30mm lenses, they’ve been hitting home runs. Having extensively used the 45mm f/1.8 SP lens, and doing a few shoots with their other new…

Estill Police Officer’s Shooting Caught on Camera Glasses | Time.com – TIME

Sunday, August 13, 2017

(HAMPTON, S.C.) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 35 years for opening fire at a police officer, striking him four times, in a shooting captured by a camera in the officer’s glasses.Solicitor Duffie Stone announced Wednesday that a jury found 29-year-old Malcolm Orr of Estill guilty of attempted murder and possessing a weapon in a violent crime. Orr received maximum sentences. Stone says Estill officer Quincy Smith…

Film is for pros: This is the gold standard of photography – The Sunday Guardian

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Everyone is a photographer today, what with the camera-equipped smartphone taking over the world. But this doesn’t mean that there is no room left for the purists. In fact, film cameras are making something of a comeback, thanks to photography enthusiasts who prefer the colour quality and tone of film over the digital format. So camera-makers like Leica, Kodak and Fujifilm are competing with each to tap into this segment…

Trained Doulas Team Up to Start Business – Offer Birth Support … – The Missourian

Sunday, August 13, 2017

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Google’s Pixel camera software has been made to work on other recent Android phones – The Verge

Saturday, August 12, 2017

We’re big fans of the Google Pixel’s camera, which uses some complex software to take its fantastic images. A Ukrainian app developer has found a way to port that software to any device that uses a Snapdragon 820/821 or 835 processor, so users can take their own HDR+ pictures without the Google Pixel. The developer, who goes by the name B-S-G, posted up a modified version of Google Camera, which…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Saturday, August 12, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Boulder police investigating fatal overnight shooting – Boulder Daily Camera

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Boulder police are investigating a fatal shooting at the San Juan Del Centro apartments that happened shortly before 2 a.m. on Saturday. The shooting occurred inside a vehicle in a parking lot at the complex, police said in a news release, and the shooting victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to Boulder Community Health’s Foothill’s Hospital where he died from his injuries. Police and Boulder firefighters were seen…

Review: Tamron’s 24-70mm f/2.8 VC Does It All At a Wallet-Friendly Price – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

In the ever heated debate of Tamron vs. Sigma vs. Nikon vs. Canon, a new lens has arrived. Tamron has released an update of their popular 24-70mm f/2.8 lens. Ever since Tamron began to create the new SP series lenses, starting with the 45mm, 35mm, and 15-30mm lenses, they’ve been hitting home runs. Having extensively used the 45mm f/1.8 SP lens, and doing a few shoots with their other new…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Saturday, August 12, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Glasses-Mounted Camera Helps Officer Catch Shooting on Video – FOX40

Saturday, August 12, 2017

SOUTH CAROLINA — When a South Carolina police officer was shot last year, he managed to capture the whole incident on video — thanks to a glasses-mounted camera he bought online. Officer Quincy Smith of the Estill Police Department was shot at least three times while on duty on New Year’s Day in 2016, court records show. Smith lived to tell the tale — and managed to film the shooting,…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Saturday, August 12, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Saturday, August 12, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Google’s native camera app now has selfie flash – The Verge

Saturday, August 12, 2017

The latest update to Google’s native camera app, which you can also download via the Play Store, now brings a minor but potentially useful update: selfie flash. Since most smartphones don’t have a flash built in to the front-facing shooter, Google Camera mitigates this by adding a manila-toned slab right as your selfie is taken, which is supposed to help produce a little extra light in dimmer settings. Wrap yourself…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Saturday, August 12, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Cop’s glasses camera captures shooting up close in SC – CBS News

Friday, August 11, 2017

HAMPTON, S.C. — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 35 years for opening fire at a police officer, striking him four times, in a shooting captured by a camera in the officer’s glasses. Solicitor Duffie Stone announced Wednesday that a jury found 29-year-old Malcolm Orr of Estill guilty of attempted murder and possessing a weapon in a violent crime. Orr received the maximum sentence for each charge. Stone…

Google’s native camera app now has selfie flash – The Verge

Friday, August 11, 2017

The latest update to Google’s native camera app, which you can also download via the Play Store, now brings a minor but potentially useful update: selfie flash. Since most smartphones don’t have a flash built in to the front-facing shooter, Google Camera mitigates this by adding a manila-toned slab right as your selfie is taken, which is supposed to help produce a little extra light in dimmer settings. Wrap yourself…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Friday, August 11, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…

Police camera glasses capture the near-death shooting of an officer – Washington Post

Friday, August 11, 2017

It was New Year’s morning in 2016, and the cop with the call-sign Echo 7 was on the trail of a belligerent man in Estill, S.C. Officer Quincy Smith was called to investigate a suspicious man trying to snatch groceries from a convenience store in the small town of about 2,000 people. Smith, wearing glasses outfitted with a video camera, speaks to a woman in the store. She gestures toward a…

Google’s native camera app now has selfie flash – The Verge

Friday, August 11, 2017

The latest update to Google’s native camera app, which you can also download via the Play Store, now brings a minor but potentially useful update: selfie flash. Since most smartphones don’t have a flash built in to the front-facing shooter, Google Camera mitigates this by adding a manila-toned slab right as your selfie is taken, which is supposed to help produce a little extra light in dimmer settings. Wrap yourself…

LG V30’s dual cameras take a tip from DSLR cameras – CNET

Friday, August 11, 2017

LG has already confirmed that the top-end LG V30 is launching August 31, and the teases don’t stop there. The phonemaker is crowing about the dual camera, which it says will take much better low-light photos and video than the competition. The V30’s camera will let in 25 percent more light, according to LG, thanks to a new glass lens and bigger aperture. Other photo features include laser autofocus and image…