Photography

Drivers in Chicago would get a break under new red light camera … – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Chicago motorists will get a longer grace period before getting hit with a $100 red light camera ticket, following a new city-commissioned study about the controversial program. Monday’s report by the Northwestern University Transportation Center recommended that Chicago extend the “enforcement threshold” when cars are given tickets from 0.1 seconds to 0.3 seconds after the light turns red. A city Transportation Department spokesman said that the longer grace period, which…

How to Turn Your Microwave into a Camera | DigitalNext – AdAge – AdAge.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Kellyanne Conway. Credit: Anthony Behar/Pool via Bloomberg You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, While House counselor Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are many ways to surveil each other now, unfortunately. There was an article this…

The Humid Climate Photography Bag – Lifehacker

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Climate matters more than you’d think with tech gear, and for photographer Dominic Duncombe, that means protecting his gear against the humid beaches of the Bahamas. He shares his set up with Cool Tools. Advertisement His bag is a Rush Moab 6. Here’s what’s inside, but be sure to head over to Cool Tools for a detailed explanation of each item. Obviously the cameras he uses aren’t included here. Camelbak…

Drivers in Chicago would get a break under new red light camera rule, city says – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Chicago motorists will get a longer grace period before getting hit with a $100 red light camera ticket, following a new city-commissioned study about the controversial program. Monday’s report by the Northwestern University Transportation Center recommended that Chicago extend the “enforcement threshold” when cars are given tickets from 0.1 seconds to 0.3 seconds after the light turns red. A city Transportation Department spokesman said that the longer grace period, which…

How to Turn Your Microwave into a Camera – AdAge.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

Kellyanne Conway. Credit: Anthony Behar/Pool via Bloomberg You can turn a microwave into a camera and I’ll teach you how in a minute, but before I do, let me share this news item. In a recent interview with a reporter from the Bergen Record, While House counselor Kellyanne Conway was asked about surveillance. She responded: “There are many ways to surveil each other now, unfortunately. There was an article this…

This Jewish Photographer Documented a Nazi-Controlled Ghetto – New York Times (blog)

Monday, March 20, 2017

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What’s Attacking the Web? A Security Camera in a Colorado Laundromat – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Monday, March 20, 2017

While Bea Lowick’s customers were busy folding clothes last year, the security system at her Carbondale, Colo., laundromat was also hard at work. Though she didn’t know it, Ms. Lowick’s Digital ID View video recorder was scanning the internet for places to spread a strain of malicious software called Mirai, a computer virus that took root in…

Camera Catches 2-Year-Old Twins Having Epic Party After Bedtime – Huffington Post

Monday, March 20, 2017

“We actually had heard them giggling and laughing from our living room, so we were eavesdropping outside their door,” the dad explained. “We ended up spying on them for a little while on the camera just to make sure they weren’t getting into trouble, they weren’t getting hurt. And then after a while we decided, ‘Okay, it’s time to intervene, put them to bed.’ That didn’t really work out so…

You can now save your Instagram Live streams to your camera roll – TechCrunch

Monday, March 20, 2017

One of the unique things about Instagram Live is that the video has always been disappearing. After your live stream is over the content is deleted forever – unlike Facebook Live or Periscope which save your video so audiences can view it after the fact. Until now. The company just announced that broadcasters will have the option to save live videos to their phone after they are done streaming. It’s pretty simple – when…

What’s Attacking the Web? A Security Camera in a Colorado Laundromat – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Monday, March 20, 2017

While Bea Lowick’s customers were busy folding clothes last year, the security system at her Carbondale, Colo., laundromat was also hard at work. Though she didn’t know it, Ms. Lowick’s Digital ID View video recorder was scanning the internet for places to spread a strain of malicious software called Mirai, a computer virus that took root in…

Oppo’s Game Changing Optical Zoom May Win The Smartphone Camera War — But When? – Forbes

Monday, March 20, 2017

Oppo shows off a prototype phone with a 5X optical zoom at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Photo: AFP/Josep Lago/Getty Images The battle for smartphone supremacy within China is just as fierce as the Apple vs Samsung one going on in the U.S., or Samsung vs LG in South Korea, except it’s a lot more volatile due to China sort of existing in its own bubble with its own set of…

LG G6 camera app: Powerful software pairs well with outstanding results – ZDNet

Monday, March 20, 2017

Mobility Galaxy S8: What the leaks tell us Samsung could announce

A Driverless Race Car, a New 360-Degree Camera, and 3 Other Highlights From Mobile World Congress – Motley Fool

Monday, March 20, 2017

In February, over 2,300 companies showed up at Mobile World Congress 2017. The annual event, hosted by the GSM Association (a trade organization for mobile operators), is an opportunity for the wireless and tech community to showcase its best ideas. Here were five of this year’s high points. Nokia phones 3.0 Wireless connections have become the driving force behind many of today’s biggest innovations. It is ironic, then, that one of the…

Mobile speed camera locations for March 20-24 – DesMoinesRegister.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

Buy Photo Mobile speed camera(Photo: The Register)Buy Photo Below are the mobile speed camera locations for the coming week. For information on Windsor Heights’ locations, follow @WHPolice on Twitter or go to facebook.com/WHgtsPolice. Polk County MONDAY: 12400 Northwest Hugg Drive and 4400 Northeast Delaware Avenue TUESDAY: 7100 Southeast Vandalia Drive and 800 Northeast 44th Avenue WEDNESDAY: 5400 Northwest Lower Beaver Road and 3000 Northeast Aurora Avenue THURSDAY: 4300 Northwest Morningstar Drive and 4600 Northwest 142nd Avenue FRIDAY: 5600…

Man reunited with digital camera he lost at the beach months earlier – AOL

Sunday, March 19, 2017

By Amanda Kabbabe, Buzz60 If you’re into scavenger hunts, you’ll love this. A man was out on the beach with his daughters in the UK when he came across this tattered camera. As most curious – ok nosy – people do, he took it home and used a pair of pliers to pull out its memory card. The camera was in pretty terrible condition, so he was surprised that the…

More Annoying Camera Blogging (With Cats) – Mother Jones

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Someday I will get bored of regaling you with pictures from my new camera, but that day is not yet. It turns out that burst mode is both a blessing and a curse. First the curse. With my old camera, I never culled any of the photos I took. I just copied everything onto my desktop PC and left them there. Storage is cheap, and no matter how many pictures…

Photography Show 2017: Secrets behind the shots – BBC News

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Karl Holtby says he had wanted to photograph Porth Nanven in Cornwall for some time, but when he did, “little can prepare you for the atmosphere of this location which feels like some Jurassic, lost world. Even on the drive down to this bay, one is surrounded by foliage with leaves the size of cars, like nothing I’d seen previously in Britain. Once on location I was rewarded with the…

Galaxy S8 Camera Has Significant Upgrade – Forbes

Saturday, March 18, 2017

With the launch of Galaxy S8 nearly upon us, reports are still coming through of some exciting new features we might be able to expect from Samsung’s forthcoming flagship. Veniamin Geskin https://twitter.com/venyageskin1 A render of the Galaxy S8 based on multiple leaks. Of particular interest to photography fans is a post spotted by Sammobile on the Korean search portal Naver, which claims the Galaxy S8 will be able to record…

Armed robbery in Hinsdale jewelry store caught on camera – WLS-TV

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Hinsdale police are searching for three suspects in a violent armed robbery caught on camera at a jewelry store. Three masked and armed men stormed into Razny Jewelers on South Washington just after 10 a.m. Friday. They pulled guns as soon as they walked in the door. One wrestled a male employee to the ground. Another joined him. The third man runs around the counter to tackle a female employee…

This Shutter Speed Chart is a Simple Photography Cheat Sheet – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, March 18, 2017

When we talk about the Shutter Speed in photography, the first thing that comes to mind is its relationship to Exposure. Shutter speed is an essential part of Exposure Triangle (Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed) and it helps photographers to get perfectly exposed photos. But my belief is that to understand and to master Shutter Speed for taking the perfectly exposed images is the easiest part of the equation. The more…