Photography News

Sony has announced a 22.5MP Exmor RS imaging sensor for smartphones. The new stacked 1/2.6" CMOS sensor, called IMX318, is smaller than most used by current smartphones and includes on-chip processing for AF and video image stabilization. Sony has used pixels measuring 1.0m, allowing for a smaller sensor with higher resolution to be included in likewise slimmer mobile devices. For comparison, this sensor is 20% smaller than the 1/2.3" chip commonly used in smartphones.... more

My name is Cooper Neill, and I’m a freelance photographer based in Dallas, Texas. I’ve found that sports photography can be an extremely challenging creative endeavor. At every game, there are several photographers, all with the same equipment, sitting in the same spots along the sidelines... more

With a new exhibition on the work of French artist Edgar Degas opening soon at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Harper’s Bazaar commissioned photographers Ken Browar and Deborah Ory of the NYC Dance Project to recreate famous Degas ballet artworks as portraits of dancer... more

An Australian real estate company is in hot water this week after it was discovered that one of its listing photographs isn’t an accurate depiction of what the property is like. But even though the photo looks like it was manipulated with Photoshop, it may have been a clever composition that uses a wide angle lens and a tricky perspective.

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Sony’s CMOS sensors are widely used in digital cameras and smartphones these days, and the company’s latest sensor shows why. The new IMX318 sensor is designed for smartphones and features 22.5 megapixel photos, 4K videos, hybrid autofocus, and built-in 3-axis image stabilization.

The 1/2.6-inch CMOS sensor offers a smaller form factor, better image quality, and faster performance compared to its predecessors. Sony says it’s the world’s first to offer... more

If you back up your photos on optical disks or storage drives, there’s a good chance your data won’t last as long as you do due to things known as “disc rot” and “... more

Last week, we shared how this year’s Grammy Awards would be the first to feature footage captured with the GrammyCam, a special Grammy trophy that has a built-in GoPro camera in its base. Well, the Grammys were last night, and the world’s first GrammyCam videos are now available for the world to see.

The idea was interesting, but the results are far from spectacular.

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Professional photographer Fritz Liedtke's work spans the worlds of film and digital, from editorial and commercial work to fine art. A native of Edmonds, WA, Liedtke became fascinated with the creative possibilities and surrealism presented by modifying the focal plane of 4x5 cameras in high school and college. In this presentation, Liedtke guides us through a recent project titled 'Astra Velum' (Veil of Stars), wherein he focused on photographing individuals whose faces... more

In terms of processing power, look and feel the Sony Xperia M5 is categorized below Sony's Xperia Z flagship line of smartphones. However, like the Z-models it's dustproof, waterproof and has a lot to offer in the photography department. The rear camera offers a 21.5MP Sony Exmor sensor with on-chip phase detection combined with an F2.2. lens,... more