Photography

Reflex aims to Kickstart film photography with a new old SLR

Mating digital photography with film seems to me an alluring yet ultimately quixotic endeavor; who doesn't love the idea of a camera that combines the weight and handling of a 35mm SLR with the conven

DxO buys the Nik Collection to save it from an untimely demise

Photographers can breathe easy knowing that a beloved tool will avoid dying a premature death. Google announced earlier this year that it would discontinue development for the Nik Collection software

Flickr exits the photo book business, shuts down wall art orders

Flickr, the once Yahoo-owned photo-sharing site that’s now a part of Verizon*, is getting out of the photo book printing business, and is shutting down the feature that allowed users to turn pho

Adobe launches a cloud-centric redesign of Lightroom CC

While Photoshop is Adobe's flagship product for photographers, its photo management and editing tool Lightroom is probably even more popular among photographers as it allows them to easily manipulate

A dormant chip in the Pixel 2 will soon let developers write better camera and AI apps

Here's a surprise: Google's Pixel 2 phones include a custom system-on-a-chip (SoC) that's optimized for image processing -- but it currently just sits there, doing nothing. Google says it'll turn this

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reaffirm Google’s top spot among smartphone cameras

Google’s changes to the Pixel cameras are mostly on the software side, but they gain some excellent additional abilities, including a new Portrait mode, as well as optical image stabilization to

Google Photos gets more pet-friendly

If you’re a pet owner who uses Google Photos, you’ve probably typed in “dog” or “cat” before in order to surface photos of your furry pal – like anytime someo

Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus in camera tests

The iPhone 8 Plus's reign as "the best smartphone camera" was a mighty short one. DxOMark, the testing outfit many look to for fair evaluations of cameras from DSLRs to phones, gave Samsung's Galaxy S

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cameras get top marks from testing outfit DxOMark

If our review didn't convince you that the cameras in the latest iPhones are something special, perhaps DxOMark's lab-heavy evaluation process will do the trick. The camera testing site unequivocally

Microsoft’s AI camera app Pix is now a business productivity tool

Microsoft Pix, the iOS camera app that leverages A.I. to help you take better photos, is venturing beyond being a tool for consumers with an update that now sees it able to assist with photos of busin

Zoom, artificial bokeh and other phone camera features now figure in DxOMark’s tests

Testing cameras is what DxOMark does, but while many DSLRs and mirrorless systems have remained more or less the same for the last decade, one can hardly say the same for mobile phones. Dual lenses, o

Apple’s iPhone 8 Portrait Lighting lets mobile photographers mimic studio effects

Apple has a new feature for its iPhone 8 camera called "Portrait Lighting" that works in addition to its existing Portrait Mode. The feature uses machine learning to analyze in real time the images ta

Facetune maker’s latest app, Quickshot, helps you take better photos

Lightricks, the company behind the popular selfie-correcting app called Facetune, is adding to its line of mobile photography and editing tools with the recent launch of a new app called Quickshot. Li

Sony’s RX0 is a tiny camera with big ideas

Sony just announced a new camera called the RX0, but breaking from the trend of lower number = fancier camera, this one is a tiny device that combines an action-cam form factor with some traditional i

Go big and go analog with the Lomo’Instant Square camera

We don't do a lot of Kickstarter posts because the outcomes of crowdfunding campaigns, especially hardware ones, are notoriously unpredictable. But it's with an easy conscience that I recommend Lomogr

RED’s Hydrogen gets the hands-on treatment

If RED piqued your interest with its vague promises of a holographic pocket digital cinema phone (what does that even mean?!), you'll be interested to hear that YouTuber Marques Brownlee (AKA MKBHD) h

VSCO launches its first video editing tool

VSCO is a brand well-known among photographers who take advantage of its presets for desktop and its mobile app featuring film-inspired filters and pro image tools. Now the company is moving into v

Google brings its GIF-making Motion Stills app to Android

Google last year introduced an app called Motion Stills that aimed to help iOS users do more with their Live Photos – including being able to crop out blurry frames, stabilize images, and even t

Facetune maker’s newest app, Enlight Photofox, is a powerful image editor

Lightricks, the maker of the popular selfie-correcting app Facetune, is debuting a new photo-editing app today called Enlight Photofox. This is the second time that Lightricks has launched the next ge

Ex-Apple designer & former Twitter engineer launch Halide, a premium iPhone camera app

An ex-Apple designer and former Twitter engineer have teamed up for a new take on iPhone photography, with today’s launch of their iOS camera app called Halide. The idea is to offer a variety
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