Photography

Hubble’s 16-year photo: How this awe-inspiring mosaic was made

Hubble’s 16-year photo: How this awe-inspiring mosaic was made

The image goes by the name Hubble Legacy Field. It was released on May 2nd, 2019 by the folks in charge of the Hubble Space Telescope. In this image is the combined observations of the past 16 years of gazing toward space. In this deep-sky mosaic see see the combined efforts of an international group of researchers and scientists of many sorts.

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OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

Huawei has just stolen the smartphone crown yet again thanks to its smartphone cameras and its newest 5x zoom is set to cement its position. But too give credit where credit is due, OPPO is really the one that made the first periscope-style zoom lens camera. Now it is aiming to remind everyone of its pioneering work with the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom that promise twice the lossless zoom of the Huawei P30 Pro.

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Leica censored in China over unauthorized Tiananmen Square video

Leica censored in China over unauthorized Tiananmen Square video

German camera company Leica has been censored in China following the publication of an unauthorized, dramatic advertisement set during the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square Massacre. The ad, which is simply called 'The Hunt,' features a Western journalist in a Beijing hotel when suppression of the pro-democracy protests began. In response, Chinese social media website Weibo has banned users from publishing anything containing the word 'Leica.'

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LG V40 ThinQ DxOmark camera score spells trouble for the company

LG V40 ThinQ DxOmark camera score spells trouble for the company

The folks over at DxOMark are now quite famous for their smartphone camera benchmarks that cover quite a wide range of brands. Noticeably missing from those reviews, however, are LG's flagships. To date, at least with its new-ish grading system, there are only three LG smartphones on its list. And the latest it has reviewed, the LG V40 ThinQ from late last year, doesn't exactly inspire confidence in the brand.

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Galaxy S10 Night Mode could give Samsung a small photography leg up

Galaxy S10 Night Mode could give Samsung a small photography leg up

One of the most talked about trends in mobile photography is the so-called Night Mode. More than just low-light photography, this special mode often employed tricks to truly bring out details in the dark without increasing the noise. Samsung has recently jumped on that bandwagon but not yet in full. It is now taking one small step forward with an update that brings a dedicated Night Mode to the Galaxy S10 that could start its journey towards snatching Huawei's crown.

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Galaxy S10 5G ties with Huawei P30 Pro on DxOMark but has some perks

Galaxy S10 5G ties with Huawei P30 Pro on DxOMark but has some perks

You might think that the Galaxy S10 5G, the largest and most expensive of the four siblings, is just about 5G. After all, it's there in its name. DxOMark has now just proven there might be another reason to want the phone. It has just tied up with Huawei's latest and greatest as the top smartphone camera in the market. Despite the similar average score, however, there are a few things that the Galaxy S10 5G may do better and it might even stop there.

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Notre Dame Cathedral fire: This 3D scan dot may save all

Notre Dame Cathedral fire: This 3D scan dot may save all

Today we're having a peek at a full 3D-scan of the Notre Dame Cathedral interior as captured by Professor Andrew Tallon. If what we were doing back when we were looking at 3D ball cameras in 2016 seemed like nonsense - but who's laughing now, Janice? There's also a certain video game by the name of Assassin's Creed Unity that stands to take part in the cathedral's restoration - it's big!

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Canon EOS Rebel SL3 4K compact entry-level DSLR arrives this month

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 4K compact entry-level DSLR arrives this month

Canon has launched its new EOS Rebel SL3, a compact DSLR for entry-level users. The new model is the lightest and smallest in the EOS camera family, according to Canon; it features the DIGIC 8 Image Processor, an APS-C image sensor, and a vari-angle LCD. Among other things, this model will allow photographers to capture 4K content and utilize some advanced functions.

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Google Camera app mod P3v11 makes magic with toggles galore

Google Camera app mod P3v11 makes magic with toggles galore

A new version of a modified Google Camera app was released on April 9th, 2019, with a variety of features from several Pixel phones. This app delivered some of the most magical features given to Google Pixel phones with regard to fine-quality photos, and it did so without requiring any specialized Android development knowledge on the part of the end user. In other words, users of many sorts (not all sorts, but many), can now take spectacular photos automatically with the app you're about to witness.

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Panasonic Lumix G95 puts flagship sensor in midrange all-rounder

Panasonic Lumix G95 puts flagship sensor in midrange all-rounder

Panasonic has a new rugged Micro Four Thirds camera, the Lumix G95, promising advanced image stabilization, 4K video, and 20.3-megapixel stills. Rather than focusing primarily on either photography or videography, Panasonic is pitching the Lumix G95 as an all-rounder, and it has the specs to match.

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MOZA Mini-S smartphone gimbal fits your pocket, budget, and life

MOZA Mini-S smartphone gimbal fits your pocket, budget, and life

Smartphone cameras these days are amazing products of technology but there are still some things they can't do, at least not without some help from accessories. Those do exist but most of them are large, expensive, or both. The MOZA Mini-S defies such conventions by offering a handheld gimbal for smartphones that can help turn amateurs into pros. All without breaking your bank or your back.

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Canon IVY CLIQ instant camera printers focus on fun not fine art

Canon IVY CLIQ instant camera printers focus on fun not fine art

Digital photos and cloud storage are great, but if you're looking for something to put up on the refrigerator door then the new Canon IVY camera and photo printer combos could be just as useful as an unlimited Google Photos subscription. The new Canon IVY CLIQ+ Instant Camera Printer and CLIQ Instant Camera Printer follow the company's first-generation IVY portable printers.

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