Lytro’s first offering was meant to bedazzle hipsters. The handheld point-and-shoot light-field camera let photographers refocus shots after taking them. With a new camera called the Illum, a DSLR-style shooter with an 8x optical zoom and a high-speed, sports-worthy shutter, Lytro hopes to tap into the creative professional market.
We all know that almost any smartphone nowadays can hold its own against a proper camera when given to a real photographer with the proper setup. But is it possible for a smartphone to go head-to-head with the likes of a Hasselblad?
Olympus released two cameras tonight, the first of which is a 24x zoom compact camera called the Stylus SH-1 that is styled after the company’s PEN line and boasts the title of ‘world’s first compact with mechanical 5-axis stabilization’ for both...
March 20 was the spring equinox, the first official day of spring in 2014. While it didn’t immediately warm things up around Chicago, it did line up the sun’s rising and setting perfectly with the city’s east-west streets.
Harrogate Advertiser TRAVEL: Lights fantastic Harrogate Advertiser Obtaining a good photograph of the aurora is not straightforward, but patience, warm weather gear and access to a good digital SLR camera and tripod helps.
Nikon has unveiled the newest camera in the Nikon 1 line, an ultra-fast mirrorless shooter that brings the company closer to the competition and lends credence to Nikon’s recent promise that it is still committed to the compact system camera (CSC)...
A city of trams, tiles and iron funiculars, Lisbon remains a glorious European gem. It is one of the world’s oldest (and coincidentally friendliest) cities and has the honour of being the oldest capital in Western Europe.
Time-lapse photographer Ole C. Salomonsen specializes in the northern lights. But before you skip over this post because you’ve seen about a billion more aurora time-lapses this month, we suggest you click play and give Ole’s work a shot.
It’s probably every photographer’s worst nightmare. You’ve shot gigabytes worth of images, ready to be imported for post-processing, when suddenly: card is unreadable. Your captures are all gone. All that time and effort lost to a corrupted card.
Ian Norman runs Lonely Speck, a fun how-to website that tries to simplify Milky Way photography. A little over a month ago, he drove out to Joshua Tree National Park, found a good spot to set up camp and woke up at 3:30 a.m.
When it comes to stabilizing your camera on the go, there are quite a few options out there. However, they tend to come at the cost of size or price, neither of which is appealing to many. That’s where the DIY “Stringpod” will help you.
Ever since I received my first camera, the Canon AE1, when I was 13, I have been drawn to photography. There was something special about being able to capture a moment in time and freeze it right there on film.
Air chiefs repeat exploding camera battery warning Amateur Photographer The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) wants to raise awareness of the potential risks as passengers buy poor quality batteries online and the number of electronic devices carried...