Tags ‘Photography’

The D3-U is a VR camera you hold IRL

d3_tracker As VR and AR mature, they’ll borrow more of each other’s expertise; from the one, more immersive environments; from the other, intelligent means of walking the line between virtual and real. One example of such a crossover is the D3-U, a physical camera made for taking pictures in VR. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

January 10th

Gadgets

Beastgrip dramatically improves smartphone video quality with depth of field adapter

img_3248 Smartphones are able to shoot astonishingly high quality video these days, but ultimately, the lenses and sensors built into your phone are too small to get a decent shallow depth of field effect. Beastgrip is about to launch a Depth of Field adapter that makes it possible to use high-end SLR lenses with your smartphone — with impressive results. Read More

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Haje Jan Kamps

January 7th

Gadgets

Artist uses drones to create stunningly warped photographs that will bend your brain

Drone Photography

As 2016 draws to a close, we're already starting to see any number of compilations detailing all of the best photographs taken over the past 12 months. Most of these are predictably great, and The New York Times "The Year in Pictures" list in particular is well worth checking out, but some of the most mind-bending photographs you likely didn't stumble across this year come from a Turkish artist named Aydın Büyüktas.

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Yoni Heisler

December 27th

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Adding encryption to cameras won’t solve photojournalists’ problems

20110919-img_7939 When the Freedom of the Press Foundation published an open letter to Canon, encouraging the company to implement encryption features into its cameras, it missed the point. Yes, encryption per se is a great idea, but when dodging bullets in war zones, gravity friction-lock batons in tin-pot dictatorships or nasty cutlery if you’re filming gangs, it isn’t going to help you. Read More

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Haje Jan Kamps

December 14th

Gadgets

Adding encryption to cameras won’t solve photojournalists’ problems

20110919-img_7939 When the Freedom of the Press Foundation published an open letter to Canon, encouraging the company to implement encryption features into its cameras, it missed the point. Yes, encryption per se is a great idea, but when dodging bullets in war zones, gravity friction-lock batons in tin-pot dictatorships or nasty cutlery if you’re filming gangs, it isn’t going to help you. Read More

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Haje Jan Kamps

December 14th

Gadgets

Light’s multi-lens L16 camera gets wider aperture but longer delay

lens_light_xray We’re all curious to see whether Light’s crazy 16-lens camera can live up to its own hype, but it looks like we’ll have to wait just a little bit longer for the already-delayed gadget. On the bright side, so to speak, the camera is getting a significant improvement to its many lenses’ apertures. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

December 8th

Gadgets

Oldest surviving Nikon fetches $406K at auction

nikon_one-1 A fabulous piece of photographic history just sold at auction for $406,000, more than twice the estimated haul. This Nikon One was the third production camera — as in the third actual camera it built — from the now-famous company, and it’s the oldest one known to still be around today. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

November 30th

Gadgets

Oldest surviving Nikon fetches $406K at auction

nikon_one-1 A fabulous piece of photographic history just sold at auction for $406,000, more than twice the estimated haul. This Nikon One was the third production camera — as in the third actual camera it built — from the now-famous company, and it’s the oldest one known to still be around today. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

November 30th

Gadgets

Facetune 2 puts a powerful photo editor in your pocket

facetune-2 The original Facetune app made it easy and fast to make your selfies look next-level awesome. Lightricks just released a fully revamped version 2 of Facetune, complete with automatic 3D meshing built in, which makes it possible to have another level of editing prowess at your fingertips. Read More

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Haje Jan Kamps

November 28th

Gadgets

Mobile

Facetune 2 puts a powerful photo editor in your pocket

facetune-2 The original Facetune app made it easy and fast to make your selfies look next-level awesome. Lightricks just released a fully revamped version 2 of Facetune, complete with automatic 3D meshing built in, which makes it possible to have another level of editing prowess at your fingertips. Read More

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Haje Jan Kamps

November 28th

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