photography

Getty Images unshackles photo library

Getty Images unshackles photo library

The Internet is packed with stock images, some that are public domain, some that are free to use with restrictions, and others that require a specific fee based on resolution and intended use. Arguably biggest among them all is Getty Images, which revealed today a drastic change to its business model: opening the doors to its digital library, with one condition.

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Study turns selfies into a science

Study turns selfies into a science

Seflies -- images one takes of him or herself, often with the front-facing camera on their smartphone -- has become a digital world staple so common the word has made its way into the dictionary. As such, it isn't surprising one team of researchers conducted a mass study of thousands of images, breaking them down into details like pose, location, and gender.

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Samsung GALAXY Camera 2 and NX30 release in USA imminent

Samsung GALAXY Camera 2 and NX30 release in USA imminent

Today the folks at Samsung responsible for cameras and photography equipment have let it be known that the Samsung GALAXY Camera 2 and the NX30 are hitting the USA. These two devices were first shown to us up close and personal at CES 2014. We got to make the comparison GALAXY Camera vs GALAXY Camera 2 and had some first-impressions time with the Samsung NX30 as well. One has Android, the other most certainly does not.

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500px adds mobile uploads for photographers on the go

500px adds mobile uploads for photographers on the go

Photography sharing site 500px has finally added mobile uploads to its iOS app, answering one of the loudest feature requests among users. The app, billed as a way for professional photographers to showcase their work while on the move, had previously worked in browse-only mode, showing galleries and allowing for comments but no actual new content to be uploaded.

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