photography

Looxcie shifts away from consumers: it’s Vidcie from here on out

Looxcie shifts away from consumers: it’s Vidcie from here on out

What appeared to be a relatively small news bit from the folks at camera-focused group Looxcie earlier this year during CES 2014 has suddenly taken center stage, as their Enterprise-focused service "Vidcie" takes center stage. While it's not surprising to see a company such as this take on a business-aimed initiative like Vidcie, it's not often a company suggests that they'll be moving away from their consumer-aimed products so strongly.

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Nokia’s Cinemagraph update brings GIF export

Nokia’s Cinemagraph update brings GIF export

There's an update for the app called Cinemagraph out there this week that allows the user to export the media created by the app through the camera of the mobile device it's on. With the original release of Cinemagraph, users were able to share their moving-image creations with the ecosystem created for the app itself. With this release, the app is opened up to a much more free system.

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Fujifilm X-mount camera teased: retro looks, next-gen abilities

Fujifilm X-mount camera teased: retro looks, next-gen abilities

This week the folks at Fujifilm are teasing their next big release of a camera, starting up with the letter "X" to make sure you know, right off the bat, that we’ll be working with X-mount lenses. Here you’ll find the possibility of weather sealing right alongside a set of manual dials the likes of which the hardcore originalist will likely enjoy. This device could well be the device the Fujifilm X-Pro1 wasn’t, coming up clean with details that one-up that camera in all respects.

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Horizon app brings always-horizontal camera to iOS

Horizon app brings always-horizontal camera to iOS

When we first heard about the developers behind Horizon making an effort to allow users have always-horizontal video recording with the iPhone, our immediate wish was that there was also an Android app. Here we're able to open the Horizon app, record video, and have no worries about recording with the camera in vertical or horizontal mode. The videos themselves always come out in landscape.

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iPhone 6 camera tipped to retain 8-megapixel sensor

iPhone 6 camera tipped to retain 8-megapixel sensor

It’s been suggested this week by suppliers overseas that Apple’s next iPhone will continue to work with an 8-megapixel sensor. While this - for those of you only counting these megapixels - means that the end resulting photos will be the same amount of pixels wide and tall, there’s still plenty of room left for improving the resulting images therein. It’s also been suggested that Apple’s current OIS - optical image stabilization - will be improved in their upcoming engine.

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