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RED simplifies cinema camera lineup, dramatically drops prices

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); If you’re in the market for a new RED camera, you’re in luck. The California-based cinema camera company has announced that it’s both simplifying its product lineup, and dropping prices on all of its cameras. Starting today, RED’s product lineup has been pared down to just three cameras: ...

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Leaked Panasonic firmware update is made official

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); Panasonic had been planning on a May 30th announcement and release of firmware updates for its GH5, GH5S and G9 models, only to have that plan foiled by a leak of the announcement in Japan today. So while you can’t download the actual firmware updates themselves until next ...

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DJI debunks rumor: Leaked 'Phantom 5' was just a custom-built Phantom 4 Pro

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); Last week, some ‘leaked’ photos and hand-drawn schematics were published online that purported to show an upcoming drone from DJI: a Phantom 5 with interchangeable lens camera and several prime lenses. The rumor was widely reported and the photos looked real enough, but DPReview has learned that those ...

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Video: There's no such thing as lens compression, it's just perspective distortion

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); We’ve been saying for years that the term “lens compression” is misleading, but Lee Morris over at Fstoppers has put together a useful video that explains exactly why this is the case, and demonstrates it with two easy-to-understand examples. The main issue with the term “lens compression” is ...

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Using four Godox EC-200 extension heads as a quad-flash for beauty and close-up lighting

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); Published May 23, 2018 | Markus Klinko Flashpoint/Godox have just announced the EC-200 extension head, adding an effective and extremely low-cost tool for cosmetic and macro photography. These heads are exclusively designed for the Evolve 200 / AD200 pocket flash, a widely popular and highly ...

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Vivo teaser shows bezel-free smartphone with pop-up camera

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); In February, Vivo introduced a concept phone called Apex that featured a bezel-free display and pop-up front-facing camera, among other things. That handset may be more than just a concept, though, based on a teaser included with Vivo’s latest event invitation and a video advertisement it recently published. ...

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Skylum announces creation of 'Skylum AI' artificial intelligence lab

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); Skylum Software, formerly known as MacPhun and the developers of the Luminar photo editing application, today announced the creation of a research and development division dedicated to artificial intelligence in imaging. The division is called the Skylum AI Lab, and it is a collaboration between Skylum and its ...

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You can now favorite images in Google Photos

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); Google Photos is the default online image management platform for many mobile and desktop users, but until now, it’s been lacking one pretty basic feature that is available in most comparable applications: the ability to favorite photos. Today Google closed this glaring gap in the Photos feature set, ...

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Sony reveals camera strategy: aims to be the top camera brand by 2021

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); In a recent presentation at its investors relations day in Tokyo, Sony was not shy about its ambitions in the photography market. According to the presentation, Sony intends to occupy the top slot in the overall camera market by the end of 2020 by boosting its interchangeable lens ...

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HTC unveils the U12+: Brings back the dual-camera and adds 4K 60p video

“,”slides”:null,”currentSlideIndex”:-1,”imageViewerIndex”:null,”slideshowWidth”:590,”slideshowHeight”:442,”disableImageZoomInSlideshow”:false,”fullContent”:”TODO”}); }); With the release of the HTC One M8 in 2014, HTC was a true dual-camera pioneer; unfortunately, that phone was also slightly ahead of its time. The One M8’s camera only had a lukewarm reception, and overall the device did not prove to be particularly popular. As a ...

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