Photography

Lytro’s Illum light-field camera takes adventure photography to new heights – Digital Trends

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Last year, Digital Trends profiled adventure photographer Chris Burkard’s trek to Iceland, where he shot surfers riding the waves on the frigid waters of the North Atlantic. In October 2014, Burkard returned to the Land of Fire and Ice, armed with the new Lytro Illum, the high-powered light-field camera that captures “3D Living Pictures” and follow-up to the original Lytro Camera. As opposed to a regular camera, Lytro uses light-field optics…

Review: HTC Re Camera Fun, but Doesn’t Beat Phones – ABC News

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Don’t live your life through a screen. That’s the premise behind HTC’s new Re camera, which aims to let users document all of life’s little moments and actually experience them, too, instead of watching through a viewfinder or a screen. In fact, the Re doesn’t have either — we’ll get to that. The camera, launching Saturday in the U.S., is tiny, waterproof and easy to grip. But, at $199, is…

Canon PIXMA MG5320 review – Digital Trends

Saturday, November 15, 2014

As a company renowned for cameras that take great photos, we’ve come to expect the same excellent output from Canon’s printers. The Pixma MG7520 lives up to this heritage. As a very capable six-color photo printer, the MG7520 delivers quality photo prints that will make amateur photographers happy, while home users will appreciate the arts and crafts features. The scan and copy functions make the printer versatile, and the Web…

New Canon Experience Center will delight camera geeks – USA TODAY

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Canon’s new Experience Center will repair your ailing camera — and do a whole lot more.(Photo: Reviewed.com/Dave Swanson) If I’m lucky, my favorite camera will never have to go to the doctor. But if it did, it’s hard to imagine a better spot to recuperate than the Canon Experience Center, a gleaming, new facility that celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 5. But the center does a lot more than…

How Kodak’s Shirley Cards Set Photography’s Skin-Tone Standard – NPR

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For decades, Kodak’s Shirley cards, like this one, featured only white models. Kodak hide caption itoggle caption Kodak Jersson Garcia works at Richard Photo Lab in Hollywood. He’s 31 years old, and he’s got a total crush on Shirley. “Beautiful skin tones, beautiful eyes, great hair,” he sighs. “She’s gorgeous.” Garcia is holding a 4-by-6-inch photo of an ivory-faced brunette wearing a lacy, white, off-the-shoulders top. She has red lipstick…

Review: HTC Re Camera Fun, but Doesn’t Beat Phones – ABC News

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Don’t live your life through a screen. That’s the premise behind HTC’s new Re camera, which aims to let users document all of life’s little moments and actually experience them, too, instead of watching through a viewfinder or a screen. In fact, the Re doesn’t have either — we’ll get to that. The camera, launching Saturday in the U.S., is tiny, waterproof and easy to grip. But, at $199, is…

How Kodak’s Shirley Cards Set Photography’s Skin-Tone Standard – NPR

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For decades, Kodak’s Shirley cards, like this one, featured only white models. Kodak hide caption itoggle caption Kodak Jersson Garcia works at Richard Photo Lab in Hollywood. He’s 31 years old, and he’s got a total crush on Shirley. “Beautiful skin tones, beautiful eyes, great hair,” he sighs. “She’s gorgeous.” Garcia is holding a 4-by-6-inch photo of an ivory-faced brunette wearing a lacy, white, off-the-shoulders top. She has red lipstick…

Review: HTC Re Camera Fun, but Doesn’t Beat Phones – ABC News

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Don’t live your life through a screen. That’s the premise behind HTC’s new Re camera, which aims to let users document all of life’s little moments and actually experience them, too, instead of watching through a viewfinder or a screen. In fact, the Re doesn’t have either — we’ll get to that. The camera, launching Saturday in the U.S., is tiny, waterproof and easy to grip. But, at $199, is…

Canon Pixma MG5620 Wireless Photo All-In-One Printer – PC Magazine

Saturday, November 15, 2014

One of the lower-cost models in Canon’s line of photo inkjet multifunction printers (MFPs), the Canon Pixma MG5620 Wireless Photo All-In-One Printer ($99.99) is meant primarily for home use. As with most inkjet MFPs, however, it can also serve for light-duty use in a home office or even as a personal printer in a larger office. More important, it’s a reasonable choice for any of these roles, as well…

How Kodak’s Shirley Cards Set Photography’s Skin-Tone Standard – NPR

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For decades, Kodak’s Shirley cards, like this one, featured only white models. Kodak hide caption itoggle caption Kodak Jersson Garcia works at Richard Photo Lab in Hollywood. He’s 31 years old, and he’s got a total crush on Shirley. “Beautiful skin tones, beautiful eyes, great hair,” he sighs. “She’s gorgeous.” Garcia is holding a 4-by-6-inch photo of an ivory-faced brunette wearing a lacy, white, off-the-shoulders top. She has red lipstick…

How Kodak’s Shirley Cards Set Photography’s Skin-Tone Standard – NPR

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For decades, Kodak’s Shirley cards, like this one, featured only white models. Kodak hide caption itoggle caption Kodak Jersson Garcia works at Richard Photo Lab in Hollywood. He’s 31 years old, and he’s got a total crush on Shirley. “Beautiful skin tones, beautiful eyes, great hair,” he sighs. “She’s gorgeous.” Garcia is holding a 4-by-6-inch photo of an ivory-faced brunette wearing a lacy, white, off-the-shoulders top. She has red lipstick…

Review: HTC Re Camera Fun, but Doesn’t Beat Phones – ABC News

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Don’t live your life through a screen. That’s the premise behind HTC’s new Re camera, which aims to let users document all of life’s little moments and actually experience them, too, instead of watching through a viewfinder or a screen. In fact, the Re doesn’t have either — we’ll get to that. The camera, launching Saturday in the U.S., is tiny, waterproof and easy to grip. But, at $199, is…

Review: HTC Re Camera Fun, but Doesn’t Beat Phones – ABC News

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Don’t live your life through a screen. That’s the premise behind HTC’s new Re camera, which aims to let users document all of life’s little moments and actually experience them, too, instead of watching through a viewfinder or a screen. In fact, the Re doesn’t have either — we’ll get to that. The camera, launching Saturday in the U.S., is tiny, waterproof and easy to grip. But, at $199, is…

How Kodak’s Shirley Cards Set Photography’s Skin-Tone Standard – NPR

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For decades, Kodak’s Shirley cards, like this one, featured only white models. Kodak hide caption itoggle caption Kodak Jersson Garcia works at Richard Photo Lab in Hollywood. He’s 31 years old, and he’s got a total crush on Shirley. “Beautiful skin tones, beautiful eyes, great hair,” he sighs. “She’s gorgeous.” Garcia is holding a 4-by-6-inch photo of an ivory-faced brunette wearing a lacy, white, off-the-shoulders top. She has red lipstick…

In Paris, Photography and Old Masters Meet – New York Times

Friday, November 14, 2014

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Camera Taken to Space in ’60s Sold for $275000 – ABC News

Friday, November 14, 2014

The camera that “would forever change our view of Earth” from space more than a half century ago has been sold at auction for $275,000, the auctioneer says. The Hasselblad camera body and Zeiss lens, reportedly purchased by astronaut Wally Schirra at a Houston photo supply shop in 1962 and believed carried into orbit aboard the Mercury-Atlas 8 and 9 missions, was sold Thursday by Boston-based RR Auction to a…

The Prynt Case Turns Your Smartphone Into A Polaroid Camera – TechCrunch (blog)

Friday, November 14, 2014

Hot off of their HAXLR8R demo day presentation last week, hardware startup Prynt was nice enough to drop by TechCrunch HQ to show off the latest prototypes of their smartphones cases, which contain built-in printers so you can instantly get a copy of that selfie with your best friends. The small French startup has been working on turning your smartphone into a miniature Polaroid camera since January. They’ve spent much of…

Canon PowerShot G7 X review – Digital Trends

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Canon recently added another PowerShot pocket camera to its lineup that’s clearly targeted to enthusiasts – given its features and hefty price. As sales of basic point-and-shoots continue to off, expect to see camera makers beef up their more advanced models, like the PowerShot G7 X. Although very compact, on paper it looks a winner, but let’s see how it performs in the real world. Features and design At first glance, the PowerShot…

How Kodak’s Shirley Cards Set Photography’s Skin-Tone Standard – NPR

Thursday, November 13, 2014

For decades, Kodak’s Shirley cards, like this one, featured only white models. Kodak hide caption itoggle caption Kodak Jersson Garcia works at Richard Photo Lab in Hollywood. He’s 31 years old, and he’s got a total crush on Shirley. “Beautiful skin tones, beautiful eyes, great hair,” he sighs. “She’s gorgeous.” Garcia is holding a 4-by-6-inch photo of an ivory-faced brunette wearing a lacy, white, off-the-shoulders top. She has red lipstick…

Why I Went Mirrorless and Switched from Canon to Fuji: A Detailed Exploration – PetaPixel

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Warning: This will be a longer and more in-depth post. But in the age of paid-for reviews, I felt frustrated by the lack of perspective on the “what camera should I buy” and “why mirrorless, really?” discussions that I see online. So I wanted to give an authentic point of view about why I switched from a professional Canon bag to a mirrorless system. I hope that it helps…