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Sony has patented a contact lens that comes with an integrated miniature camera module and all its components, such as image sensor, lens, processor, storage and even a wireless module to transfer images to a smartphone or other connected device. Read more

Sony has patented a contact lens that comes with an integrated miniature camera module and all its components, such as image sensor, lens, processor, storage and even a wireless module to transfer images to a smartphone or other connected device. The camera is triggered by a "conscious" eyelid aperture and closure. A sensor measures the pressure of your eyelid, and other settings such as... more

Behind the lens, I am no longer Ben Helton, married father-of-2 living in the South. Camera in hand, I become invisible and free: a blank canvas in attendance to take in and document the experience around me as it unfolds.

Previous exposure to the subject isn’t always necessary, because my focus is capturing the energy, emotions, and visually unique scenes of the people and environment that surround me. I dont have to be the expert on the subject Im... more

Nothing like a bit of surprise weaponry and armor to transform a romantic photoshoot into something else entirely. That’s what happened to Alex of Alexandria Photography when, in the middle of a romantic engagement shoot, she and her clients were photobombed by an... more

One of my favourite places to light paint is inside tunnels, waterways and other curved structures. These structures are perfect for creating spirograph light paintings.

What are Spirographs?

Spirographs are geometric drawing instruments or toys used to create intricate mathematical curves or the variety technically known as hypotrochoids and epitrochoids. Developed by British engineer Denys Fisher in the early 60s.

Spirographs consisted of two... more

Get to know people, forget the rules, don’t read books on composition, embrace imperfection, print your photos, and more… Here are 43 amateurish tips for capturing better images.

1. Buy a camera, or ditch that, just use your phone.
2. Carry the camera with you, always
3. Dont bag the camera, keep it outside.
4. Dont be a sniper, get close, get closer.

If your pictures arent good enough, youre not... more

Fujifilm just discontinued the not-quite-popular X30, and while some might think this means an X40 is coming soon, they should think again. Fuji may never put another 2/3-inch sensor into an X-Series camera again.

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Photographer Andreas Geh wasn’t going to enter his photo of a goosander family into any competitions, but friends and fellow photographers insisted. And it’s a good thing they did, because Geh’s photo earned him the title of... more

The enthusiast compact market has exploded over the last couple of years, with almost every manufacturer offering a product with a 1"-type sensors. Most of those cameras are small (and sometimes pocketable) and feature fast (but short) lenses. They also vary in terms of design, control points, video specs and whether they have an EVF, so you'll have some decisions to make. In this roundup, we'll try to help.

Here are the cameras that we'll be covering in this article:... more

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