According to a report by SonyAlpha Rumors, a code-savvy individual managed to get around the 30-minute recording limit and unlock the language menu of Sony A-series cameras by reverse-engineering the cameras’ firmware.[Read More…]
Virtual reality might be the buzz of the town, but a new company called Scandy wants the world to know that the world of 360º content isn’t destined only for headsets.
Today, the company announced it’s raised one million dollars to start mass production on their ‘Scandy Spheres,’ a ball-shaped object that has a 360º image printed into them.[Read More…]
Tonight, the Lyrid meteor shower will be taking place. They might not be as powerful as the Perseids or Quadrantids, but the Lyrids always have the potential to put on a show for astrophotographers of all experience levels.[Read More…]
Stalking garage sales, flea markets and estate auctions looking for long forgotten rolls of film seems to have become a very popular hobby in the past few years. It brought us the work of Vivian Maier, led to the discovery of previously unknown Ansel Adams glass plates, and showed us some amazing photographs shot during World War II.
Most recently, thanks to photographers Matthew Salacuse, Henry Leutwyler and Stephane Sednaoui, lost negatives from a shoot with a young Leonardo DiCaprio were returned to very grateful filmmaker Alexi Tan after going missing for over five years.
Today marks the 90th birthday of Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and to record the occasion, celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz was chosen to create portraits of the Queen and her family.
While Annie is no stranger to photographing The Queen, their last professional interaction didn’t seem to go too well at all, and given their attitude towards some photographers, even if they might deserve it, it seems slightly surprising that Annie would be invited back for such a major event.
Earlier this week we reported on the closing of Sony factories in Southern Japan due to a series of tragic earthquakes and aftershocks that left at least 41 people dead and many buildings damaged.
Although Sony was the first company to release a statement on the closing of its factories, it appears Sony might not be the only camera company affected.
In anticipation of their impending release, Nikon have now released the other half of this equation in the form of an Android app, with an iOS version expected to arrive during the summer.
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Tyler Gregory Okonma, an American rapper better known as Tyler, The Creator, has a history full of controversy. While many of his past troubles are due to the lyrics in his music, it’s photography, not songwriting, that’s fueling his latest controversy.[Read More…]
Implementing optical zoom into a smartphone camera has proven to be a challenge. Many companies have attempted to circumvent the physical restrictions of creating a telephoto inside a smartphone, but none have successfully done so on a commercial level.
That could change though, now that Apple is looking to get into the game of smartphone telephoto technology.[Read More…]