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Man claims hacker talked to him through his Nest security camera

Smart home security cameras are meant to give you the ability to keep an eye on your home even when you aren’t there. When someone else gets access to your camera, though, you can suddenly feel much less safe. That was the experience Phoenix resident Andy Gregg had earlier this year, according to the Arizona Republic. […]

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Samsung Busted Using DSLR Photo to Market A8 Phone's Camera

Samsung has been caught trying to pass off a photo taken by a freelancer with a DSLR camera as an image taken by the company’s Galaxy A8 smartphone. The company was caught after the freelancer herself noticed the photo was emblazoned across the Samsung Malaysian website for the “A8 Star” handset. “My first reaction was […]

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A top YouTuber did a 'blind' test to find the very best smartphone camera, and the iPhone lost in the first round

On paper, and in technical comparisons, the iPhone XS ranks among the world’s best smartphones when it comes to photography. But in a blind test conducted by popular YouTube tech vlogger Marques Brownlee, the iPhone XS flunked out in the first round. Crazier still, it lost against a BlackBerry smartphone. Google’s Pixels, renowned for their […]

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To capture nature’s insanity, this storm chaser built his own 16K camera rig

[embedded content] StormStock owner Martin Lisius has a long-standing fascination with the sky — when he was a kid, he built a weather-station on his roof. At age 12, he created a supercell replica from cotton and shot his first storm photo out the kitchen window. But the producer, director, cinematographer, and storm chaser has […]

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Best Black Friday camera deals

For serious photographers, Black Friday isn’t usually that exciting. A few discounts trickle in on low-end gear, but there’s rarely anything that gets enthusiasts and professionals champing at the bit. But this year is different, with impressive savings on both enthusiast and professional gear that can save you some real money. If you’ve been holding […]

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer trades in his gear for a toy camera

[embedded content] “All the gear, no idea” is a quip often thrown at photographers weighed down with a ton of kit that they don’t know how to use, or whose images fall well short of expectation. It’s a taunt that could certainly never be leveled at Oded Balilty, an Israeli documentary photographer who has proved […]

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Leaked photos show Google could be working on a budget Pixel 3 with a headphone jack that costs $400 – and it could have the same amazing camera

Google apparently isn’t done with its Pixel 3 smartphone just yet, as a “budget” that costs between $ 400 and $ 500 could have just been leaked via Russian tech site Rozetked.me. We originally saw it on 9to5Google. To compare prices, Google’s flagship Pixel 3 lineup starts at $ 800 for the regular Pixel 3, […]

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How to take great photos with the Pixel 3, the best camera phone around

Simon Hill/Digital Trends If there’s one area where smartphones have really improved over the last couple of years, it’s photography. Google’s Pixel 2 was our reigning champion in the best camera phone category, so it’s not surprising that the device that knocked it out of the top spot was its successor, the Pixel 3. Anyone […]

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Best camera phones of 2018

It’s never been easier to take great photos on the fly. Everyone has a smartphone now, and the camera technology inside these pocketable devices has improved tremendously in the last few years. We share more than 2 billion photos every day on Facebook alone. Other buying guides The ability to quickly capture and share precious […]

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7 camera care tips to keep your DSLR or mirrorless camera working for the next decade

Hillary Grigonis/Digital Trends A good camera makes for a pricey investment, especially if it’s a DSLR or mirrorless model with a collection of lenses you’ve built around it. And yet, too often we treat our expensive gear as if it was a disposal camera we picked up at Walgreens. If you want your camera and […]

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Photography News: This budget brand is developing a 4G mirrorless camera

Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photography News of the Week is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like Flickr’s big changes, Panasonic’s organic sensor camera, and a one-handed Photoshop […]

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This vintage-inspired instant camera only requires film and creativity

Previous Next Carbon Carbon Carbon The Escura Instant 60s strips photography down to the absolute essentials for a vintage-inspired camera that doesn’t need batteries. And if you don’t mind a little modern battery power, the camera can be paired with an external, off-camera flash with a matching vintage atheistic. The Escura works without electronics, thanks […]

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Organic sensors jump out of the lab and into Panasonic’s upcoming 8K camera

Panasonic Japan Organic image sensors are no longer just an idea inside research labs — Panasonic just announced the world’s first 8K organic sensor in the AK-SHB 810. The camera realizes the potential of organic sensors by capturing a wider dynamic range and eliminating rolling shutter distortion by using a global shutter. Organic doesn’t mean […]

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Best camera accessories for your new DSLR or mirrorless system

Cameras nowadays seem to have every feature baked into them, but sometimes it can help to have a few extra tools on hand to both protect your gear and push to its fullest potential. To help get you started on your photographic endeavors, we’ve rounded up some of the must-have accessories for your kit, whether […]