Photography

Snapchat 3D camera mode could be more selfie fun than slofies

Snapchat 3D camera mode could be more selfie fun than slofies

Snapchat today announced the addition of a new 3D camera mode for its mobile app. With this, you can create 3D snaps and send them to your friends, who can interact with them regardless of the phone they're using. In its unending battle against Instagram, Snapchat needs all the help it can get, and lately it's been looking to 3D for an edge.

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Google Photos prints with CVS and Walmart: Ordering details

Google Photos prints with CVS and Walmart: Ordering details

Today we're looking at Google Photos latest update that includes new collaboration with CVS and Walmart for photo prints. Google Photos has access to soft and hard-cover books as well as prints of photos at "11,000 locations with print centers across the U.S." as of this week. As it is with any photo printing service via your phone or computer, this service has some fine print details which you'll want to become familiar.

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GoPro Hero8 Black leaks again with its genius new accessories

GoPro Hero8 Black leaks again with its genius new accessories

The GoPro Hero8 Black has leaked out again, and this time, we're learning of some accessories to go along with it. Not only does this latest leak give us more information about Hero8 Black itself, but it also shows us two useful accessories for the action camera: an LED lamp and what is essentially a life jacket that fits over the Hero8 Black.

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Fujifilm X-A7 brings an all-new CMOS sensor with copper wiring

Fujifilm X-A7 brings an all-new CMOS sensor with copper wiring

Despite what naysayers have proclaimed in the past, smartphones have not completely wiped out even the entry-level cameras. In fact, it has only pushed camera makers to step up their game even with its amateur-oriented shooters, endowing them with features not even the highest end smartphone can ever get. In that vein, Fujifilm is annoucing the new X-A7 mirrorless digital camera that boasts an image sensor with high megapixels and a relatively rare feature to boot.

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iPhone 11 Pro Deep Fusion camera teased

iPhone 11 Pro Deep Fusion camera teased

The iPhone 11 is here, and launching alongside it is the iPhone 11 Pro. The iPhone 11 Pro's triple camera array received a lot of attention from Apple during the company's reveal event today, with Phil Schiller teasing one intriguing feature in particular. That feature is called Deep Fusion, and while Schiller didn't get too specific about its capabilities, his tease was definitely enough to pique our interest.

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Polaroid Lab prints iPhone photos without ink

Polaroid Lab prints iPhone photos without ink

Printing photos taken with your phone can sometimes be an involved process, and the freshly-announced Polaroid Lab is looking to remove some of that hassle. With it, you can print out your smartphone photos on Polaroid film, giving you an instant, physical picture. The Polaroid Lab definitely seems like a niche product, but for those who miss the glory days of instant cameras, it could be a worthwhile buy.

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Nokia 9 PureView DxOMark review shows it has a long way to go

Nokia 9 PureView DxOMark review shows it has a long way to go

For a time, it seemed that the competition among smartphones would be the number of cameras on the back of a phone. That race may have now switched over once more to megapixel counts but not before HMD Global took things to their extreme. Inheriting a beloved name, the Nokia 9 PureView put five cameras in an admittedly interesting arrangement. But as DxOMark's review of the phone's photography capabilities shows, more doesn't always mean better.

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Google Pixel 4 camera features leaked: Night Sight expands

Google Pixel 4 camera features leaked: Night Sight expands

We're quite close to the launch of the Google Pixel 4 and, in all likelihood, the Google Pixel 4 XL. Today a leak suggested that the device's cameras would be improved. This improvement in camera power isn't in and of itself a newsworthy piece of info, but the features that appeared in the leak give us a bit of insight into Google's future vision for an ideal smartphone camera setup.

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Nikon gives first look at its future D6 DSLR model

Nikon gives first look at its future D6 DSLR model

In a brief statement today, Nikon confirmed that it is currently developing its future D6 DSLR, an update to the company's existing flagship D5 model. The camera maker included a picture of the future model with its announcement, as well as confirmation about -- and a picture of -- its future AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens.

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Xiaomi to use 108 MP camera on four phones

Xiaomi to use 108 MP camera on four phones

First, it was the number of cameras. Now, it's the number of pixels in those cameras. Mobile photography has gotten almost rather ridiculous not in the attempt to catch up with professional digital cameras but to hype and sell technologies that may or may not yet be that practically useful anyway. Take, for example, Samsung's new ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor that boasts of 108 megapixels, more than even all but the most expensive cameras. While Samsung itself may not use that sensor until, say, 2021, new-found buddy Xiaomi is more than happy to put it to the test in not one, not even two, but four upcoming phones.

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Insta360 GO hands-on: hands-free magic comes in a small package

Insta360 GO hands-on: hands-free magic comes in a small package

The mobile lifestyle has made capturing moments, whether live or for viewing later, a more common activity but holding a phone up all the time isn't just inconvenient, it can also be dangerous. There is no shortage of action cameras that free your hands but none have anything on Insta360's newest baby. Tiny and almost invisible, the Insta360 GO almost like something that can barely do anything but, in truth, it is one of the most impressive action camera thanks to the technologies that have made Insta360's name an insta-hit in the 360-degree camera market.

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Canon EOS 90D, EOS M6 Mark II try to cover all the bases

Canon EOS 90D, EOS M6 Mark II try to cover all the bases

Dedicated digital cameras today are seen more as professional photography equipment but even in that market there is a broad range of users with different needs and different skills. Camera makers can try to focus on just one class of users or they can try to cater to them all. Canon is taking the latter strategy with the new EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II but with a slight twist. Both Interchangeable Lens Cameras (ILC) share the same base DNA, just designed for two different types of photographers.

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