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Photographer Lucus Landers has built one of the most impressive do-it-yourself cameras we’ve ever seen. Called the Landers AL6, it’s an all-aluminum camera that shoots medium format film.

“I have... more

Researchers with Switzerland's cole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a soft exoskeleton that enables its wearer to control a drone using their upper body. Called FlyJacket, the exoskeleton is a human-robot interface (HRI) that offers "natural and intuitive control of drones," according to the university, enabling inexperienced individuals to operate them.

Typical drone controls involve a touchscreen and/or joysticks, which researchers say are "neither natural nor... more

One of the Canon displays at a previous Photokina. Credit: Photokina

Flash maker Elinchrom recently revealed that it would skip Photokina 2018, with company CEO Simon Whittle explaining, "...we feel this is a transitional year for photokina and this break will help Elinchrom... more

Canon recently released this incredibly dramatic 5-minute video to showcase its latest CMOS sensor technologies. The opening question, set to moving music, is: “Have you ever seen a rainbow in the light of the moon?”

“A moonbow is a rare phenomenon that can only be seen when the appropriate lunar brightness, angle of elevation, and moisture in the air align. They are said to bring happiness to those who see them.”

Thanks to the company’s ultra... more

My eyes are filled with tears because of the smoke. The plastic particles in the air are irritating my lungs. I’m climbing this mountain with my two friends.

The ground under my shoes feels funny. It softly cushions my steps, like fresh and loose soil, but it also tangles my feet every now and then. It is an awkward mass, this mountain of pressed trash. It consists of very different materials and yet is an entity. A mountain of poison. Not only for the body but also for... more

There’s a new app that lets you shoot portraits of virtual models in your real-world location. It’s called Augmented Reality Photo Studio.... more

Band.it is a grip add-on for camera lenses that helps improve precision and feel while preventing finger slipping.

Each Band.it grip is a soft, ridged elastomer that stretches over the zoom or focus ring of... more

Take a look at the PDAF stripes across the female model's face in this image (cropped from an original vertical shot). The bad news is that it looks terrible. The good news? There's a fix.

Among the major pieces of feedback we received when we published our Sony a7 III sample... more

Theres a new video compression standard on the block. Its called JPEG XS, and while its made by the same team behind the ubiquitous JPEG image format, it serves a much different purpose.

JPEG XS was announced earlier this week by the Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG), headed by cole Polytechnique Fdrale De Lausanne (EPFL)... more

Canon isnt only in the business of making DSLR, mirrorless and point-and-shoot cameras. Its also in the business of making the CMOS sensors inside those camerasarguably the most important component. And in order to showcase what its achieved with its latest lineup of CMOS sensors, Canon USA has created a little promotional video.

The video showcases a variety of sensors seen across Canon's product line, from the extreme low-light full-frame sensor it showed off... more

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