Photography

Canon retro rangefinder camera revived as an 8GB flash drive

Canon retro rangefinder camera revived as an 8GB flash drive

Canon just revived one of its classic rangefinder cameras, but you won't be able to take photos with it. The camera comes in a miniature form-factor and contains within it a modest USB flash drive, giving camera lovers and photographers alike an unusual way to store and transport their images. The 'camera' includes a realistic lens.

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Moment for iPhone X photo case, lenses make the camera shine

Moment for iPhone X photo case, lenses make the camera shine

An entire niche market of clip-on lenses grew out of the middling camera capabilities of smartphones past. With dual cameras, wide angle lenses, and advanced camera sensors, you’d think that market has become redundant. Not so, if you ask Moment, who has given that market a distinct flair with the Moment 2.0 Kickstarter earlier this year. Now it has announced a new photo case and new lens set made especially for the iPhone X, raising the already high photography bar even higher.

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Instagram Stories get support for old photos and videos

Instagram Stories get support for old photos and videos

Perhaps you've been taking photos over the last few days, but haven't had any reliable Internet access. Thanks to a new update, you can now use that content in Instagram Stories even though they're more than 24 hours old, marking a welcomed expansion to the popular feature. The change applies for both photos and videos.

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Pixel 2 camera app hack released with Google Lens

Pixel 2 camera app hack released with Google Lens

This week the Pixel 2 camera app was released as its own, separate APK download for all devices that can kick it. This means that those devices that run Oreo - some of them, anyway. For the most part this means a limit to Google's devices - Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Pixel, Pixel XL, and the Pixel 2 devices - though you should already have the app in that case.

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Insta360 ONE waterproof housing revealed

Insta360 ONE waterproof housing revealed

This week the folks behind Insta360 revealed their full waterproof housing accessory for their next-gen spherical camera. The camera is made to be able to capture images and video from whatever angle the user wishes, without the user having to point the cameras lens at their intended subject matter. The waterproof housing allows this camera to be mounted and kept entirely safe from the elements at the same time.

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VSCO Recipes make it easy to save and apply batch image edits

VSCO Recipes make it easy to save and apply batch image edits

Mobile photography app VSCO has launched a new feature called Recipes, but it doesn't have anything to do with cooking. The feature enables users to create a 'recipe' with their favorite looks, essentially making a preset that simplifies applying that look to future images. The feature supports saving up to ten recipes.

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iPhone X on DxOMark: best for stills, just OK for videos

iPhone X on DxOMark: best for stills, just OK for videos

Much of the attention lavished on the iPhone X hasn’t been on the screen as you might expect. Instead, it focused more on the one feature you couldn’t not see but could see you. While the jury is still out on Face ID’s reliability, there are plenty of other iPhone X features to explore. Curiously, the camera hasn’t received as much attention this time around, probably because of how nearly identical it is to the iPhone 8 Plus, which did receive high marks. The good news is that the iPhone X is even better.

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Panasonic Lumix G9 leaked with Leica 200 mm lens

Panasonic Lumix G9 leaked with Leica 200 mm lens

Smartphone cameras may be getting all sophisticated and powerful, but never underestimate what a fine-tuned digital camera can do. Panasonic is set to remind the photography world of exactly that in just less than two days when it final finally unveils a new Lumix G9 camera for more avid shooters. And it won’t be coming alone, of course, as it will be pulling along a new Leica DG Elmarit 200 mm f/2.8 lens that will enable to the camera to do its magic.

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Peak Design redesigns revamp original Kickstarter accessories

Peak Design redesigns revamp original Kickstarter accessories

This week the folks at Peak Design released a new Kickstarter, this time re-doing a number of projects of the past. This newest crowd-funded campaign centers on three original accessories for high-end cameras: Capture v3, Pro Pad, and Slide. These three accessories work to keep big cameras safe and secure at the same time as it's available at a moment's notice.

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This beautiful iPhone X app will make you love the notch

This beautiful iPhone X app will make you love the notch

The team behind camera app Halide has just announced Halide 1.5, a version of the camera app that brings elements designed specifically for the iPhone X. Version 1.5 is described as a 'huge update,' one that brings a new camera interface made from the ground up for the latest and arguably greatest iPhone model. Among other things, all of Halide 1.5's controls are within thumb's reach.

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This free AI tool is like a real-life CSI image enhancer

This free AI tool is like a real-life CSI image enhancer

Criminal shows have long been mocked for their use of fantasy technology that could, among other things, enhance pixelated low-resolution images in a way that made them both higher resolution and very clear. While you can scale up an image using something like Photoshop, the quality isn't very good. A new AI-based tool is different, taking low-res images and upscaling them while maintaining quality.

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Nikon blames smartphones for low camera demand, will close factory

Nikon blames smartphones for low camera demand, will close factory

It's no secret that most people prefer using their smartphone's camera rather than a dedicated digital camera. That reality has put a big dent in the compact point-and-shoot camera market, so much so that many major camera companies have had to make big changes in the past few years to stay afloat. Nikon is no exception, as the company will soon shutter one of its factories in Asia. The reason, it seems, is increased competition with smartphones.

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