Photography

With flip-out lenses, the Vuze XR transforms from 2D to 180-degree VR camera

Previous Next The HumanEyes Vuze XR is a compact, dual-lens camera with an integrated handle and a neat party trick: The back-to-back lenses can flip forward to transition from 360-degree, two-dimensional video to 180-degree, three-dimensional video. After teasing the camera in July, HumanEyes announced the full list of features and U.S. availability on October 25. […]

Photography

Google is revolutionizing smartphone photos with computing, not lenses

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL takes low-light images, high-resolution photos, and well-timed shots — but those big new photo features aren’t realized solely by the camera packed inside. Instead, Google is tackling tasks typically left to larger cameras with computers, not lenses and high-resolution sensors. (Read our hands-on preview […]

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Photo FOMO: Recharge and stash lenses with this smartphone photo bag

Manfrotto Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photo FOMO is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like Photoshop’s upcoming advanced Content-Aware Fill, Adobe Premiere Pro’s AI audio clean-up, and Aurora […]

Photography

From wide angle to telephoto, here are the best lenses for your Nikon DSLR

Hillary Grigonis/Digital Trends A camera is only as good as the lens mounted on the front of it — and Nikon’s 100+ year history has a tendency to lean towards excellent optics. From getting up close to the tiniest subjects to bringing distant wildlife within reach, if you have a Nikon DSLR, you can probably […]

Photography

Moment is the first to outfit the Galaxy Note 9 with photography lenses

Previous Next Moment Moment Moment The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 just launched, but the high-end smartphone already has a set of lenses and accessories to aid the A.I.-powered camera built into the phone. On Thursday, August 9, Moment launched the new collection for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which includes two cases that support the company’s […]

Photography

Multi-lens camera firm Light is putting up to nine lenses in a smartphone

Light Light, maker of a wacky-looking 16-lens camera that hit the market last year, has plans to incorporate its technology into a smartphone. Dual-lens phones are becoming increasingly commonplace, but Light intends to take on the competition with a smartphone featuring a seemingly absurd nine lenses. Silicon Valley-based Light recently showed the Washington Post a bunch of […]

Photography

Photo FOMO: This retro-inspired instant camera has swappable lenses, $69 price

[embedded content] Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photo FOMO is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like Instagram’s new video platform IGTV, Lightroom’s latest updates, Adobe’s upcoming multi-device video […]

Emerging Tech

The FDA approves special contact lenses that turn dark on sunny days

Photochromic sunglasses which can darken or lighten depending on how much ultraviolet radiation they come into contact with have been around for years. Until now, folks who wear contact lenses haven’t been quite so lucky, unfortunately. That is about to change, however, thanks to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration officially giving its seal of […]

Photography

These are the five best iPhone camera lenses you can get your hands on

The photographic capabilities of the iPhone have come a long way since the 2-megapixel camera found inside the original model. But, there are times when the onboard camera system might seem restrictive if your creative ambitions are outside the limitations put in place. As a response, there are plenty of third-party accessories that claim to […]