Photography

Leica V-Lux 5 camera is rolls with 25-400 mm lens

Leica V-Lux 5 camera is rolls with 25-400 mm lens

The Leica company revealed today their newest handheld camera, the Leica V-Lux 5. This camera has a relatively giant lens up front with 20-megapixel 1-inch sensor inside. It has a fold-out and flip OLED viewfinder screen on its back. And it's connected, able to use both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to connect with the Leica FOTOS app.

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Sirui anamorphic mobile lens lets anyone shoot retro cinematic videos

Sirui anamorphic mobile lens lets anyone shoot retro cinematic videos

If you love the classic look of old ultra-wide movies but don't want to invest in an expensive camera to shoot your own versions, Sirui's new anamorphic mobile lens gives you a solid, relatively cheap alternative. The new lens offers a premium build that includes aircraft-grade aluminum and it attaches to any phone camera using a simple clip. Sirui says a special coating enables users to shoot anamorphic videos that have a 'retro' appearance.

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Canon PowerShot G7 X III and G5 X aim to appeal to visual storytellers

Canon PowerShot G7 X III and G5 X aim to appeal to visual storytellers

When you talk about recording videos these days, most people will probably presume you'll be using a smartphone. That's especially true when it comes to live streaming, since it's the most direct way to capture and send to the Internet anyway. Canon, however, is suggesting that you don't have to sacrifice quality and power just for convenience. With the new PowerShot G7 X III and the PowerShot G5 X II, the camera maker is trying to appeal to "visual storytellers", a.k.a. YouTubers who want to level up their live streaming with a semi-professional camera.

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Google Pixel 4 camera with telephoto lens, or red herring?

Google Pixel 4 camera with telephoto lens, or red herring?

Today we're taking a peek at some code from the latest version of the Google Camera app for Pixel devices. This app delivers some of the most interesting and powerful photography abilities to the mobile smartphone world - and not just for the devices for which these powers were intended. The Google Pixel 1, 2, and 3 took on the entire rest of the smartphone world with one single camera lens - now it looks two will roll with Pixel 4.

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Canon IVY REC clippable camera coming to Indiegogo soon

Canon IVY REC clippable camera coming to Indiegogo soon

Once upon a time, crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo were the go-to places for making dreams come true. It's where projects that would have never been greenlit by companies went to become reality. These days, those companies have also jumped on that bandwagon to hold pre-orders or gauge interest in a product they will sell later on for a higher pricee. The latest to use that strategy is Canon whose IVY REC will try to make lifelogging a thing again.

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Moment Pro Camera for iOS adds long exposure support

Moment Pro Camera for iOS adds long exposure support

The popular Moment Pro Camera app for iOS has received a major update that introduces multiple new features, the most exciting of which is a long exposure mode. The new mode makes it possible for users to capture long exposures with their iPhone, adding the coveted light streaks to nighttime photography. The update also brings a blur smoothing feature and more.

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Canon IVY REC is pretty much a new HTC Re

Canon IVY REC is pretty much a new HTC Re

The folks at Canon have a new camera they want you to see, a camera that'll go with you wherever you like, clipped to your belt loop. This camera is the Canon IVY REC, and upon first glance, it reminded us of one of the most strange cameras ever made: the HTC Re. The HTC Re looked for all the world like a fat pipe, the likes of which you'd use to capture video and photos anywhere you went with a tap of its giant physical backside button.

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Sony RX100 III Video Creation Kit bundles everything beginners need

Sony RX100 III Video Creation Kit bundles everything beginners need

Even with the rise of smartphones and their increasingly sophisticated cameras, digital cameras haven’t completely gone out fashion. In fact, some would say it has encouraged avid mobile photographers to “graduated” to dedicated cameras. The transition, however, isn’t always smooth. Not only is the operation different, it is often the case that you will need more than just a camera to survive as a photographer. That’s why Sony has launched the RX100 III Video Creation Kit to bundle all the parts budding vloggers and video creators to get started.

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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III leak could give fans a reason to upgrade

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III leak could give fans a reason to upgrade

Different camera makers have different strategies for upgrading their product lines. Some prefer to win over hearts by pushing out software updates that make old cameras feel brand new with new features. Others prefer to launch cameras with incremental improvements in the hopes that some customers would upgrade after every other generation. That strategy is especially true for "beginner-friendly" cameras that aim to sell by the numbers. At first glance, the PowerShot G7 X Mark III seems to be like that but Canon may actually have an ace up its sleeve.

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John Oliver: Mt Everest is polluted for want of selfie photos

John Oliver: Mt Everest is polluted for want of selfie photos

Over the last several months, the constant summiting of Mount Everest has popped up in the news - almost always for reasons rather negative. This week, the summiting of Mount Everest gained some major internet attention thanks to a feature on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Today we've got both that and this: A bunch of garbage facts that should deter you and your brethren from attempting the once-awesome, now-awful climb to the world's highest peak.

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Pixel 4 could finally have support for P3 wide-color image capture

Pixel 4 could finally have support for P3 wide-color image capture

For a couple of generations now, Android phones have dominated camera benchmarks like DxOMark. Google's Pixel phones, in particular, have been praised for what they can pull off with just one camera and software where others require two or more. Despite those advancements, Apple's iPhones have had one distinct advantage since 2016. That, however, may be a thing of the past if the Pixel 4's Google Camera will indeed start supporting wide-color photo capture later this year.

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Leica M-E (Typ 240) launched as a budget-friendly rangefinder

Leica M-E (Typ 240) launched as a budget-friendly rangefinder

Contrary to popular notion, cameras haven't gone extinct thanks to smartphones. Many have become cheaper while others have started to offer more features at the starting level. Others, however, continue to bank on their reputation and the quality expected from it and keep prices high, even for entry-level cameras. The new Leica M-E (Typ 240) tries to buck the latter trend by offering a relatively more affordable rangefinder camera. That said, it's still going to burn a hole in your wallet.

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