Photography

This Building in Ohio Has a Polaroid ‘Security Camera’ – PetaPixel (blog)

Saturday, July 22, 2017

David Hollenack was in an alley southeast of Columbus, Ohio, when he noticed that one of the garages had this unusual Polaroid “security camera” installed. The 21-year-old Ohio State civil engineering student was in a low-income neighborhood working as an inspector for an engineering firm. “I was sitting in my truck in an alley doing paper work and I looked up and saw the sign,” Hollenack tells PetaPixel. It read,…

Anthony Scaramucci won’t commit to resuming ‘regular’ on-camera press briefings – Washington Examiner

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci wouldn’t commit on Friday to resuming “regular” on-camera press briefings. Scaramucci said he would want to speak with President Trump about the format of press briefings, but allowed that “we may” install more on-camera appearances for the new press secretary, Sarah Sanders. “The answer is we may,” he said after being asked about more on-camera briefings. “I have to talk to the president…

Anthony Scaramucci won’t commit to resuming ‘regular’ on-camera press briefings – Washington Examiner

Friday, July 21, 2017

Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci wouldn’t commit on Friday to resuming “regular” on-camera press briefings. Scaramucci said he would want to speak with President Trump about the format of press briefings, but allowed that “we may” install more on-camera appearances for the new press secretary, Sarah Sanders. “The answer is we may,” he said after being asked about more on-camera briefings. “I have to talk to the president…

The best point-and-shoot camera – Engadget

Friday, July 21, 2017

How we picked Our top picks, the Panasonic LX10 (left) and Sony RX100 III (right), combine the high image quality of a 1-inch sensor and a bright lens with the convenience of a pocketable camera body. Photo: Amadou Diallo Today’s high-end compact cameras are defined by an ability to capture higher-quality images than your smartphone, combined with a design that’s small enough for you to always carry around. They pair…

Adobe Looks to Improve Lightroom’s Abysmal Performance With Version 2015.12 – Fstoppers

Friday, July 21, 2017

Recently, Adobe sent out a survey to users inquiring about their most common performance gripes in relation to Lightroom’s notoriously sluggish behavior, even on high spec computers. Today, Adobe has released a new update to Lightroom that is meant to address some of these performance concerns. We quickly installed it to see if any of Adobe’s claims are true. What Sort of Performance Was Targeted? Lightroom has a huge variety…

Adobe Looks to Improve Lightroom’s Abysmal Performance With Version 2015.12 – Fstoppers

Friday, July 21, 2017

Recently, Adobe sent out a survey to users inquiring about their most common performance gripes in relation to Lightroom’s notoriously sluggish behavior, even on high spec computers. Today, Adobe has released a new update to Lightroom that is meant to address some of these performance concerns. We quickly installed it to see if any of Adobe’s claims are true. What Sort of Performance Was Targeted? Lightroom has a huge variety…

Body camera footage prompts review of 100 Baltimore cases – CNN International

Friday, July 21, 2017

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50 years later, a photographer looks back at the Detroit riots – Los Angeles Times

Friday, July 21, 2017

In 1967, a young photographer working for a suburban Michigan newspaper lived just blocks from the flash point of what would become one of the most destructive riots in U.S. history. James Hubbard was one of the first journalists on the scene, and for five days he chronicled violence that left 43 people dead and more than 1,400 buildings burned. The trouble started July 23 after a police raid on…

Hodges: Minneapolis police body camera policy must change – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Friday, July 21, 2017

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges said Thursday that the fatal police shooting of Justine Damond should not have happened — and that the lack of body camera footage from the incident is “unacceptable.” “We have put too much time, money and effort into [body cameras] to have them fail us when we needed them most,” Hodges said in a blog post Thursday afternoon. “That cannot happen again.” Both Hodges and Council…

Petcube Bites treat camera lets you monitor and reward your pet … – TechCrunch

Friday, July 21, 2017

Petcube’s existing pet camera is basically an advanced video camera and voice intercom, but the new Petcube Bites is also a treat flinging machine that gives you more ways to interact with your pet while you’re not at home. The Petcube Bites has a reservoir that can hold up to two pounds of treats for either dogs or cats – and it can fling those treats at different ranges, extending…

Body camera video allegedly shows Baltimore cop planting evidence – CNN

Friday, July 21, 2017

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Body Camera Video In Minneapolis Dog Shooting Released – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Friday, July 21, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – We’re getting a new perspective tonight of the moment a Minneapolis police officer shot two family pets in a homeowner’s backyard. The body camera video shows the officer’s point of view while responding to a burglary alarm on July 8. It happened at 38th and Queen Avenue north. Despite the camera footage, the dogs’ owners still have questions for police about how the shooting unfolded. Video from a…

Reality show camera crew robbed at gunpoint in Oakland | Fox News – Fox News

Friday, July 21, 2017

Four people from a reality show camera team were robbed at gunpoint in downtown Oakland, Calif., Monday night, authorities said. The robbers reportedly got away with $50,000 worth of goods and equipment, according to the East Bay Times. Chris Burns, 37, director of AwesomenessTV’s “This Is Summer,” told the East Bay Times that he and his crew were robbed at gunpoint. He told the newspaper the experience…

Petcube Bites treat camera lets you monitor and reward your pet from afar – TechCrunch

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Petcube’s existing pet camera is basically an advanced video camera and voice intercom, but the new Petcube Bites is also a treat flinging machine that gives you more ways to interact with your pet while you’re not at home. The Petcube Bites has a reservoir that can hold up to two pounds of treats for either dogs or cats – and it can fling those treats at different ranges, extending…

Body Camera Video Allegedly Shows Baltimore Police ‘Plant’ Drugs – NBCNews.com

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Body camera video produced Wednesday appears to show a Baltimore police officer plant drugs in late January, an act that later resulted in a criminal arrest. The 90-second Baltimore police body camera video, which was made public by the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, belongs to Officer Richard Pinheiro, who appears to hide and later “find” drugs among trash strewn on a plot next to a Baltimore residence. Two…

A reporter broke White House rules by streaming live audio of an off-camera briefing – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

It was only a matter of time. At every White House news briefing since June 29 — and many before, too — President Trump’s spokesmen have ordered a room full of smartphone-toting journalists not to film the session or even broadcast live audio. On Wednesday, one reporter defied the White House by streaming live sound of the briefing online. Ksenija Pavlovic, a former political science teaching fellow at Yale who founded a news…

Camera crew robbed at gunpoint while filming reality show – New York Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. — Four members of a reality show camera crew were robbed in Oakland by thieves who put guns to their heads and took $50,000 in equipment. The head of the crew, 37-year-old Chris Burns, tells the East Bay Time Wednesday that he and three women were filming the show “This is Summer,” for AwesomenessTV that follows 17-year-olds growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area. They were wrapping…

Speed-camera tickets doubled last year in DC, new data show – Washington Post

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The District issued almost a million speed-camera tickets last year, according to data released Wednesday, cementing the city’s regional reputation as a “speed trap” for residents and visiting motorists alike. The number of tickets — which led to $99.2 million in revenue for the city — was nearly double that issued the previous year, according to AAA’s Mid-Atlantic chapter, which obtained the figures through a public-records request to the District’s Department…

Body Camera Video Allegedly Shows Baltimore Police ‘Plant’ Drugs – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Body camera video produced Wednesday appears to show a Baltimore police officer plant drugs in late January, an act that later resulted in a criminal arrest. The 90-second Baltimore police body camera video, which was made public by the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, belongs to Officer Richard Pinheiro, who appears to hide and later “find” drugs among trash strewn on a plot next to a Baltimore residence. Two…