Photography

  • Photomyne grabs $2.6 million to bring your old photos online

    Photomyne grabs $2.6 million to bring your old photos online

    If you have albums and shoeboxes stuffed with old photos, a startup called Photomyne wants to help you scan those photos, in order to bring them online where they can be saved and shared. Now the Tel Aviv-based company has raised $2.6 million in seed funding to continue to grow its business, which today is closing in on its first million users, over half of whom are paying… Read More

  • Unfade saves your boxes of photographs from the claws of history

    Unfade saves your boxes of photographs from the claws of history

    We all have boxes and boxes worth of photographs from the days before digital photography, just begging to be rescued from obscurity. Unfade is a new app from the team behind Scanbot to help photographers immortalize their images. The app uses the technology that makes Scanbot great, and adds a layer of ease-of-use for photography buffs, taking the hassle and inconvenience out of turning… Read More

  • This iPhone-only professional photographer is the future of sports photography

    This iPhone-only professional photographer is the future of sports photography

    Picture a professional sports photographer. What do you see? Someone in a beige vest hidden behind a giant, telescopic camera stationed in the back of an end zone? How about someone standing in a throng of spectators with only an iPhone 6s Plus in their hands and a battery pack in their pocket? No? Well meet Brad Mangin. Brad has been a professional sports photographer for over two… Read More

  • This VR photography demo is like Pokemon Snap for action sports

    This VR photography demo is like Pokemon Snap for action sports

    Who remembers Pokemon Snap? The game was released in 1999 for N64 as a rail “shooter”, and let you take pictures of Pokemon while riding through different courses. But while your path through each level was predetermined, the photographs were not. Meaning users had free control of the camera and absolute discretion in what they could photograph and which type of shot to… Read More

  • The Roll helps you find the best photos on your phone

    The Roll helps you find the best photos on your phone

    Wondering which of the tens of thousands of photos on your phone are worth keeping or sharing may be a thing of the past, thanks to The Roll, a new app from EyeEm. The iOS app analyzes your camera roll and uses computer vision to tag your images and rank your photos by how good they are. Read More

  • COVR Photo is perfect for stalkers and street photographers everywhere

    COVR Photo is perfect for stalkers and street photographers everywhere

    Ever wanted to grab your smartphone to grab a cheeky photo? COVR Photo has you covered with a freshly launched iPhone 6 case that includes a tiny periscope. The accessory enables you to use your phone as usual most of the time, but if you want to slip into sneaky, spying sleuth mode, slide the mirror assembly across the lens and you’ll be able to pretend to text while snapping your photos. Read More

  • Past, present and pending photography meet in Leica’s screenless M-D

    Past, present and pending photography meet in Leica’s screenless M-D

    Footloose and LCD-free — that’s how Leica made the M-D. The new camera is actually old in several ways: It’s essentially 2015’s M packaged in the chassis of the limited, and also screenless, Leica 60. But the very fact that Leica is pursuing this almost absurd form of digital purism is suggestive of the future of photography. Read More

  • ISS beams down 4K footage of Earth shot with the RED Epic Dragon

    ISS beams down 4K footage of Earth shot with the RED Epic Dragon

    We get to see the Earth in high definition every day, it’s true, but we’re limited to a certain ground-level point of view. Not so much the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. And they’ve just sent down a batch of stunning 4K footage of the Earth taken with their fancy RED Epic Dragon camera. Read More

  • Shootlr lets you take a ‘someone-elsie’

    Shootlr lets you take a ‘someone-elsie’

    What do you call it when you have an app that lets your friends take a photo of you, using your own phone? It’s not a selfie… It’s not a portrait… Let’s call it a someone elsie. Shootlr today launched an iOS and Android app that is attempting to take this brave new frontier of photography to the masses: It enables you to compel your friends to take a selfie for… Read More

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