Photography News

After photographing the solar eclipse in Idaho, I couldn’t resist continuing my “long-service leave” and returning to Canada’s Yukon Territory for some early season... more

Google has created a trio of apps that utilize experimental technology in a bid to push forward the possibilities of smartphone photography and videography. The apps Storyboard, Selfissmo!, and Scrubbies use techniques like smart object recognition and person segmentation algorithms similar to Portrait Mode to enable creative editing of images and video.

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Instagram will now let you follow hashtags in addition to individuals. The change, announced through the Instagram blog, comes about a month after initial reports surfaced that Instagram was 'testing' the... more

Want to be inspired by the great American photographer Ansel Adams? Here’s a fantastic 80-minute documentary film that PBS aired back in 2002. Titled Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film, it’s an in-depth study of Adams’ life and work.

The documentary was co-produced by the environmental organization the... more

A month after the feature was seen being tested in the wild, Instagram has... more

Google today launched the first three installments in a series of experimental photography apps that the company calls 'appsperiments'. The apps build on a range of technologies that are currently under development at Google, including: object recognition, person segmentation, stylization algorithms or efficient image encoding and decoding technologies.

Storyboard - Android only... more
19 of the best entries from the Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awardsone of the largest annual competitions in the world of photographyis just a month away from closing its entries. To remind photographers of this deadline (and just maybe brag a little bit about the quality of the entries they've received so farWorld Press Photo has released a teaser of 19 stunning entries submitted to the... more

There’s major consolidation going on in the US camera gear rental industry. Lumoid, a camera and tech gear rental startup, has announced that it’s closing up shop, less than half a year after... more

A well-known Chinese ‘rooftopping’ photographer fell to his death from the top of a 62-story skyscraper after the stunt he was attempting went horribly wrong. The incident was caught on camera.

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Toshiba has unveiled what it claims is the first ever Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) Hard Drive (HDD) with a massive 14TB capacity. This drive, which is billed as a model for enterprise use, boasts nine disks and a helium-sealed design, 3.5in form factor, 7200rpm speed, and a 6Gbit/s SATA interface.

Toshiba announced the new drive, which is... more