Photography

The Galaxy S8’s camera went head-to-head with a $2000 camera and held its own – BGR

Friday, May 19, 2017

Mobile photography has come a long way since the iPhone ushered in the modern day smartphone era back in 2007. Whereas early era smartphones featured rather meager cameras with disappointing low light performance, the mobile photography landscape is entirely different today. These days, smartphone cameras are getting discernibly better each and every year. So whether or not you’re partial to the iPhone or more of an Android fan, the pleasant reality…

Google joins AI camera wars – Business Insider

Thursday, May 18, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. At its annual I/O conference keynote on Wednesday, Google introduced a new technology, Google Lens, which leverages machine learning to provide information and context about what the smartphone camera sees, effectively turning it into a powerful search portal. The feature also suggests actions for the user to take related to the…

OnePlus is teaming up with DxO to make the OnePlus 5’s camera better – The Verge

Thursday, May 18, 2017

OnePlus has announced that it’s partnering with DxO to improve the cameras in the upcoming OnePlus 5. DxO is perhaps best known for the DxOMark benchmarking test that remains one of the most commonly cited metrics for camera performance on a smartphone (even though it’s important to remember that benchmarks never tell the full story), along with developing several pieces of professional photography software. But the company also has hardware…

Wisconsin photographer gets second shot at eclipse – SIU News

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Tom Seaton, of Sun Prairie, Wis., holds his mother’s old camera while his modern photography equipment sits behind him. (Photo provided) May 18, 2017 Wisconsin photographer gets second shot at eclipse by Tim Crosby CARBONDALE, Ill. – The great eclipse this summer means many things to many people. For Tom Seaton, it will be a chance to right an old wrong and achieve a goal long delayed by time and…

HTC U11: A surprise package with squeeze functionality and a quality camera – The Independent

Thursday, May 18, 2017

It rains a lot in Taipei. The last few metres of the journey to HTC’s glossily efficient, sci-fi white Taipei HQ are a lolloping dash through puddles and driving showers under grey umbrellas – HTC-branded, of course. Inside, the central atrium (cooled by the natural flow of air rather than aircon, I’m told) is dominated by a huge video screen that is playing a video loop of ketchup being squeezed,…

Instagram plugs its camera with new features – Business Insider

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Face filters have arrived in the Instagram camera, enabling users to overlay their selfies and regular shots with Snapchat-like animations. This is an overt move by Instagram to get people to take photos and videos in its platform, and, as always, these recordings can then be sent…

Nokia photographer accidentally leaks image of company’s dual-camera phone – The Verge

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A Nokia brand photographer uploaded a video to Vimeo yesterday that shows off some of the brand’s newest smartphones. As Evan Blass from VentureBeat points out, the 30-second clip depicts the Nokia 3 and 5 with two other unrecognizable devices. One of them even features a dual-camera setup. Although the video has since been taken down, Blass tweeted a copy: The two devices on the left (pictured in the photo…

Pinterest will soon let advertisers reach consumers through their smartphone’s camera – TechCrunch

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017, Pinterest president Tim Kendall showed off how the company’s visual search technology could be used to serve ads just by having users snap a photo using their smartphone’s camera. Today, the company launched the ability to connect advertisers with potential customers through “Instant Ideas” – a feature on Pinterest where a small circle at the bottom of a pin will take you to related pins. But…

Pinterest will soon let advertisers reach consumers through their smartphone’s camera – TechCrunch

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017, Pinterest president Tim Kendall showed off how the company’s visual search technology could be used to serve ads just by having users snap a photo using their smartphone’s camera. Today, the company launched the ability to connect advertisers with potential customers through “Instant Ideas” – a feature on Pinterest where a small circle at the bottom of a pin will take you to related pins. But…

Photographer Alfred T. Palmer captures US women at work in WWII, in pictures – Telegraph.co.uk

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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Olympus’ TG-5 rugged camera has 4K video in a compact body – Engadget

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

With summer season just around the corner, now is the perfect time for new rugged cameras to start popping up. And what do you know, Olympus has introduced the Tough TG-5, a point-and-shoot with a 12-megapixel CMOS sensor, 25-100mm f/2.0 wide-angle lens (35mm equivalent), 4x optical zoom, 12,800 max ISO and the latest TruePic VIII image processor. If you’re looking to record your adventures, you can do so in 4K…

A Rapper Goes to Therapy, on Camera – The New Yorker

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The rapper Freddie Gibbs, right, is the most compelling patient on a new Viceland series, “The Therapist,” on which Dr. Siri Sat Nam Singh reveals fonts of despair and anxiety in musicians.CreditPHOTOGRAPH COURTESY VICELAND Last year, Freddie Gibbs, a thirty-four-year-old rapper from Gary, Indiana, was accused of dribbling a few beads of liquid tranquilizer into a young woman’s cocktail and sexually assaulting her while she was incapacitated. The event allegedly…

Pinterest will soon let advertisers reach consumers through their smartphone’s camera – TechCrunch

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017, Pinterest president Tim Kendall showed off how the company’s visual search technology could be used to serve ads just by having users snap a photo using their smartphone’s camera. Today, the company launched the ability to connect advertisers with potential customers through “Instant Ideas” – a feature on Pinterest where a small circle at the bottom of a pin will take you to related pins. But…

Pulled Nokia teaser video hints at a dual-camera phone – CNET

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

There could be at least one new Nokia phone on the way — and no, we aren’t talking about the Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 3310 models that we heard about a few months ago. A video, noticed and then reposted by mobile tipster Evan Blass before it was taken down, shows a series of Nokia branded smartphones, including a pair of unidentified models with dual-camera setups. Speculation is that…

Some Photography Tips From a Former Card Carrying Beginner – Fstoppers

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Being new at something is good, and certainly not something to ever be ashamed of. It can be exciting trying to learn everything you can about photography, but it can also be intimidating. There is too much information to take in right out of the gates. You can see why people end up finding out only what they need to mildly succeed, and sticking with it. I prefer to always grow, and…

Fox host: No Republicans ‘willing to go on camera’ after Comey memo – The Hill (blog)

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Fox News host Bret Baier shared Tuesday there weren’t “any Republicans willing to go on camera” in the wake of a New York Times story that reported President Trump had asked former FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. According to the Times report, Comey wrote in a memo that Trump said, “I hope you can let this go,” and “I hope…

HTC U11 Camera Overtakes the Pixel, Secures the Top Spot on the DxOMark Leaderboard – XDA Developers (blog)

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

After many months of rumors, reports and leaked videos from all around the world, HTC has officially announced their flagship smartphone for 2017. Dubbed the HTC U11, it shares a lot of design aesthetics with the HTC U Ultra. The device comes with a lot of the hardware you would expect from a flagship smartphone in 2017, but it looks like its flies higher than every other smartphone available…

Pinterest will soon let advertisers reach consumers through their smartphone’s camera – TechCrunch

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017, Pinterest president Tim Kendall showed off how the company’s visual search technology could be used to serve ads just by having users snap a photo using their smartphone’s camera. Today, the company launched the ability to connect advertisers with potential customers through “Instant Ideas” – a feature on Pinterest where a small circle at the bottom of a pin will take you to related pins. But…