Photography

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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Panasonic Lumix S1H camera detailed: full-frame, 6K video, 5-axis IS

Panasonic Lumix S1H camera detailed: full-frame, 6K video, 5-axis IS

Panasonic has officially and fully detailed the Lumix S1H full-frame camera it first revealed back in May. The model is targeted at filmmakers seeking a camera that can also be used for photography, offering unlimited 6K video recording as well as 5-axis in-body image stabilization, Dual Native ISO, support for HDR, and more. In addition to the full specs, we finally have details on the model's price and availability.

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NeuralCam iPhone app uses AI to capture bright images at night

NeuralCam iPhone app uses AI to capture bright images at night

A new iPhone app called NeuralCam has launched on the App Store, offering iOS users a way to capture images with their phone at night and in dim indoor environments without sacrificing (too much) quality. The app taps a variety of algorithms to transform multiple images into a final photo with suitably bright colors, eliminating the need to carry around a light or use the phone's built-in flash.

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Google Photos’ latest feature is bigger than you might think

Google Photos’ latest feature is bigger than you might think

Google Photos is getting a new feature this month, and though it might seem relatively simple on the surface, it could come in very handy for a lot of different users. This new feature, which flips the switch on optical character recognition, allows users to search their photos by the text that appears in them. So, if you're looking for a photograph of a sign or a business card, you simply need to search for the text that was captured in the image and Google Photos should return what you're looking for in search results.

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Nikon DSLR owners can finally transfer RAW images with SnapBridge

Nikon DSLR owners can finally transfer RAW images with SnapBridge

Nikon camera owners can finally transfer RAW images from their WiFi-enabled DSLR or mirrorless camera to a mobile device using the company's SnapBridge mobile app. The new ability arrived this week in an update for Android and iOS, one that also includes fast image transfers and an improved mobile design. Nikon users have been requesting the ability to wirelessly transfer RAW images using SnapBridge for years.

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OPPO Reno 2 to double-down with 20x zoom, more shark fin

OPPO Reno 2 to double-down with 20x zoom, more shark fin

The first OPPO Reno took us by surprise earlier this year with a set of cameras and first-ever features in a smartphone. That was April - in May they announced an OPPO Reno Z, and here in August they've already got an OPPO Reno 2. The first version had three iterations: OPPO Reno, Reno 5G, and Reno 10X Zoom. This newest version will have a look very similar to that of the original, only this time it'll have twice the zoom.

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Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50 f/2 ASPH official with beastly specs

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50 f/2 ASPH official with beastly specs

This week the folks at Leica revealed the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50 mm f/2 ASPH lens, a new member of the SL lens family with twelve lens elements arranged in ten groups. In the mix are three lenses with aspherical surfaces in place specifically for correcting optical aberrations. Users will find this lens in stores online first, then in physical stores very, very soon.

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GoPro Hero8, GoPro Max leaks reveal the next-gen action cams

GoPro Hero8, GoPro Max leaks reveal the next-gen action cams

There may now be many action cameras littering the market, especially cheap knockoffs, but the one that can be credited for having started them all is GoPro. It has quite the work ahead of it in terms of regaining its market share. Its next attempt has just been spotted in a few places on the Internet and details about the GoPro Hero8 as well as a GoPro Max are now leaking to whet the appetites of fans.

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Huawei P30 first phone with front-facing camera Night Mode

Huawei P30 first phone with front-facing camera Night Mode

There's a new feature in town - for the front-facing cameras of the world, anyway. This is the so-called Super Night Mode, so-called for its abilities that are... pretty much the same as non-Super Night Mode. But what better way to look like you're the best than to put "Super" in front of your name?

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