Photography

Olympus is done trying to make cameras profitable

Olympus is done trying to make cameras profitable

Olympus is selling off its camera business, blaming the rise in smartphone photography and the impact of COVID-19 for its decision. The company has inked a deal with Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), which bought Sony's VAIO computing division back in 2014.

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Panasonic Lumix G100 promises spatial audio for vloggers

Panasonic Lumix G100 promises spatial audio for vloggers

Panasonic has revealed its latest mirrorless camera, with the Lumix G100 tagging vloggers and other creatives who need great audio along with their stabilized 4K. Taking on the recently-announced Sony ZV-1, the Lumix G100 pairs a micro four-thirds sensor with five-axis OIS and sound tech supplied by OZO Audio by Nokia.

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Adobe Photoshop Camera app released for phone photo magic

Adobe Photoshop Camera app released for phone photo magic

This morning Adobe released the Adobe Photoshop Camera app for both iOS and Android. This app utilizes the most advanced in lenses and filters for the smartphones on which it functions - before a photo is captured. This system is made for sharing - users can utilize lenses and effects in-view, live, or after-the-fact.

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Ricoh GR III Street Edition debuts limited-edition style and new feature

Ricoh GR III Street Edition debuts limited-edition style and new feature

Ricoh's popular compact camera is getting a limited edition, with the GR III Street Edition promising exclusivity along with a splash of extra style. Based on the same GR III that proved a hit with reviewers last year, the Street Edition swaps the sober black styling of the original for a metallic gray finish instead, and then throws in an orange-yellow lens barrel ring accent.

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DxOMark’s best smartphone is one you might want to skip

DxOMark’s best smartphone is one you might want to skip

Smartphones have become pretty impressive especially in performance and photography. It's quite telling when even the likes of Xiaomi and OPPO find their way to the top of DxOMark's list. Of course, there will still be the best of the best in any list and DxOMark has one, too. Unfortunately, that praise might be lost on many consumers who might not be able to even get their hands on the site's top-rated smartphone camera.

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Fujifilm turns X and GFX cameras into webcams, Canon version adds Macs

Fujifilm turns X and GFX cameras into webcams, Canon version adds Macs

Web-based video conferencing has become part of the "new normal" these days but that's not the only time you might want to use a webcam. Whether it's for video chatting, live streaming at home, or making instructional videos, sometimes you'll want a more capable camera other than your laptop's USB webcam or even your smartphone. If you have a Fujifilm X or GFX series camera, you're in luck because the company just released software that will do exactly that.

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Sony ZV-1 puts vloggers in focus

Sony ZV-1 puts vloggers in focus

Sony has revealed its latest digital camera, the hotly-anticipated Sony ZV-1, laser-focused on vloggers and content creators. Pairing a 20.1-megapixel 1.0-type Exmor RS sensor with 4K video recording and a highly-flexible LDC display, the ZV-1 also throws in a better quality microphone and some onboard faux-bokeh effects.

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Galaxy Note 9 update delivering newest S20 features

Galaxy Note 9 update delivering newest S20 features

A series of features that first appeared on the Samsung Galaxy S20 series smartphones will soon see release on the Galaxy Note 9. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 continues to roll as one of the most reliable, solid workhorses on the market as released by Samsung in the last few years. Now, with the One UI 2.1 update, we'll see features like Single Take, a new zoom interface, and both Music Share and Quick Share.

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GoPro Zeus Mini waterproof light is made for outdoor adventures

GoPro Zeus Mini waterproof light is made for outdoor adventures

GoPro has announced a new product that is neither drone nor camera, but rather an accessory that would be useful in a variety of situations: the Zeus Mini. This model features 10 LED lights and a magnetic swiveling clip, enabling users to mount it for light while shooting with a camera or use it as an accessory in other situations. The Zeus Mini is compatible with existing GoPro mounts.

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Google Photos gives users more control over shared albums

Google Photos gives users more control over shared albums

Google has announced a change to its Google Photos app that gives users more control over shared albums and who can access them. The company says this new feature builds upon the direct sharing feature Google introduced back in December for individual videos and images. Similar functionality is being added for shared albums, though the old sharing method isn't going anywhere.

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Sony Alpha ZV-1 digital camera teased: Here’s the full leak

Sony Alpha ZV-1 digital camera teased: Here’s the full leak

Earlier today, Sony Alpha teased a new camera, one that'll be revealed in full on May 26, 2020. Today we're going to look at the leaks of this camera that've appeared over the past few weeks and months. If you'd like to wait until May 26 to see the full deal, turn back now. Otherwise, let's take a peek at what's in store!

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Samsung 50MP ISOCELL GN1 scales back the pixel count for larger pixels

Samsung 50MP ISOCELL GN1 scales back the pixel count for larger pixels

When Samsung launched its 108 megapixel ISOCEL Bright HMX and HMX1 sensors, it was presumed to be tough to beat. But as many digital photographers and professionals will repeatedly tell, it isn't always about pixel counts. The pixel size also factors into the equation as it determines just how much light the sensor can actually take in. That's the principle that underlies Samsung's new ISOCELL GN1 imaging sensor that surprisingly more than halves the number of pixels but also nearly doubles the pixel size.

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