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Getty and Fujitsu Will Create a 20-Gigapixel Picture of the Olympic Opening Ceremonies

July 30, 2012
Getty and Fujitsu Will Create a 20-Gigapixel Picture of the Olympic Opening Ceremonies

It’s been a little while since we’ve seen one of those massive pictures that seemed to be released one after the other last year, but the folks at Getty images are prepping to make one of their own this Friday at the Olympic Opening Ceremonies. The picture will be 20-gigapixels worth of detail and will […]

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Kipon Will Launch Canon EF Lens Adaptors for Micro Four Thirds and NEX Cameras

July 30, 2012
Kipon Will Launch Canon EF Lens Adaptors for Micro Four Thirds and NEX Cameras

Mirrorless cameras are incredibly cool – there’s not a lot of room for debate there – but they lack pretty strongly in the lens department. It makes sense of course, since they’re relatively new and newly popular to boot. The good folks over at Kipon have announced that they’ve got a pair of new products […]

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Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera Captures 360 Shots When Sent Skyward

July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera Captures 360 Shots When Sent Skyward

There’s been an interesting new trend growing where people throw cameras into the air to see the resulting picture or video. Likewise, the ease of posting on the internet has made demand for unique and large-form panoramic shots increase. The Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera is a combination between the two that could pave the way […]

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Robotic dSLR Rigs at the Olympics Supply Previously Impossible Shots

July 26, 2012
Robotic dSLR Rigs at the Olympics Supply Previously Impossible Shots

Expect to see some very cool new photos coming out of the Olympics this year. Thanks to 11 cameras set up by Reuters, you’ll be seeing shots that were previously impossible to get. Instead of simply using fixed remote cameras, the photographers will be using Canon 1-DX cameras mounted onto crane like devices that allow for six-axis […]

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SCAD Student Wins Vogue’s New Exposure Photography Contest

July 26, 2012
SCAD Student Wins Vogue’s New Exposure Photography Contest

Photographer An Le, a recent graduate of SCAD (Savannah College of Arts and Design), was declared the grand prize winner of the Vogue New Exposure Photography Contest in a ceremony held in New York. The idea behind Vogue’s contest was to pinpoint emerging talent in the fashion photography field and help them to succeed; and […]

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Sony Unveils Affordable Telephoto Zoom Lens for Their A-Mount Cameras

July 26, 2012
Sony Unveils Affordable Telephoto Zoom Lens for Their A-Mount Cameras

Early this morning Sony launched an all new Telephoto Zoom lens, the DT 55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM (Model SAL55300). This affordable lens sports an appealing price tag of just $300 USD, however it still offers high-quality features and build materials. These include Sony’s Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) for “whisper-quiet” AF during still and video capture and […]

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Pics2Go Turns your iPhone Into a Film Scanner for $60

July 24, 2012
Pics2Go Turns your iPhone Into a Film Scanner for $60

The folks at Ion have created a very cool new product that allows you to scan both printed photos and negatives using only your iPhone4 or iPhone 4s. Even better, the Pics2Go contraption comes in nice and cheap – $60 retail. You can get it for $48 if you buy it on Amazon. Using Pics2Go you […]

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EXIF Data Helps Catch Burger King Employees Defiling Food

July 24, 2012
EXIF Data Helps Catch Burger King Employees Defiling Food

It’s something we all talk about but we really hope doesn’t actually happen – restaurant employees doing things to our food. Whether it’s spitting in our burgers, dropping food on the floor or, in this case, stepping on our lettuce, it’s something we just push to the back of our minds. It does happen though, […]

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Canon Enters the Mirrorless Market with the EOS M

July 24, 2012
Canon Enters the Mirrorless Market with the EOS M

Prior to today, Canon was the last major holdout in regards to releasing a compact, mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera. Detailed in our complete previewof the newly announced camera, the EOS M includes features such as an 18-megapixel APS-C sized CMOS sensor,new EF-M lens mount system, a 3.0-inch touch screen LCD and full HD 1080p video recording; just to name a […]

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AKVIS Releases MultiBrush 6.0 with CS6 Compatibility

July 20, 2012
AKVIS Releases MultiBrush 6.0 with CS6 Compatibility

The latest edition of MultiBrush from AKVIS adds, among other things, compatibility with Adobe Photoshop CS6. No more waiting for an update – it’s here now, and it’s free if you already own an older version of the software. MultiBrush, which specializes in photo enhancement and retouching, brings plenty of new to the table in […]

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