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Kodak Catches Raging Case of Blockchain Fever Kodak Catches Raging Case of Blockchain Fever

In the past few months, a number of companies have whispered the word “blockchain” and seen their stock prices explode, including a Hooters franchise owner, an iced tea company, and a biotech firm whose CEO promptly sold off around $870,000 in stock. So hey look! Camera manufacturer Kodak is now crypto!

Panasonic Cut the Lumix GH5S' Resolution in Half to Get Even Better Low-Light Images Panasonic Cut the Lumix GH5S' Resolution in Half to Get Even Better Low-Light Images

Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 is already one of the top picks for people who want mirrorless camera that captures high quality 4K video. So what could the company possible do to make it even better? Apparently, it seems the answer is to slash its megapixels in half.

DJI's Refreshed Smartphone Video Gimbal Is Now Way Cheaper and Whole Lot Better DJI's Refreshed Smartphone Video Gimbal Is Now Way Cheaper and Whole Lot Better

Videos shot on smartphones have a very specific, very low-rent aesthetic. A whole host of stabilizers are available on the market that try to improve that aesthetic—eradicating the shaky cam look so you can actually see whatever the smartphone’s camera is looking at. DJI even has one! The original Osmo Mobile was a…

How to Get Portrait Mode on Your Non-Pixel Android Phone How to Get Portrait Mode on Your Non-Pixel Android Phone

If you’ve been lusting after the portrait mode on your friend’s Pixel 2 (or iPhone) now there’s a way you can get it, too—provided you have an Android device running Oreo.

Storm Chaser Captures Slo-Mo Lightning Footage Like You've Never Seen Before Storm Chaser Captures Slo-Mo Lightning Footage Like You've Never Seen Before

There’s no denying that a massive bolt of electricity streaking hundreds of miles across the sky is one of Mother Nature’s most impressive demos. But when seen through the lens of Dustin Farrell’s high-speed camera, lightning becomes even more phenomenal as it slowly zig-zags its way from the clouds to the earth…

Super Slo-Mo Footage of Swords Slicing Water Bottles Will Satisfy Your Ninja Fantasies Super Slo-Mo Footage of Swords Slicing Water Bottles Will Satisfy Your Ninja Fantasies

When people fantasize about being ninjas, they’re not day-dreaming about sneaking up on their enemies; it’s all about the sword play. The Slow Mo Guys are no exception, and realized that playing around with a katana sword would result in some spectacular slo-mo footage.

Watch This GoPro Experience What It's Like To Be Consumed By Molten Lava Watch This GoPro Experience What It's Like To Be Consumed By Molten Lava

The big advantage to compact action cams like the GoPro is that they’re tiny enough to capture shots in places where regular cameras can’t fit. And as Hawaii volcano guide Erik Storm discovered, they’re also remarkably resilient, even to the point of surviving an 1,100+ degrees Fahrenheit lava flow.

How to Read a Camera Lens How to Read a Camera Lens

When it comes to purchasing a lens for your digital camera, the sheer number of options, specifications, acronyms, and features is enough to make anyone throw up their hands in frustration and resort to simply using their smartphone. But dedicated cameras are still worth it, and produce high-quality photos that…

4 Situations Where a Dedicated Camera Still Smokes a Smartphone 4 Situations Where a Dedicated Camera Still Smokes a Smartphone

Smartphones have revolutionized the way we take pictures and record our lives—it’s hard to remember a time when we didn’t always have a camera with us. For all their convenience though, and all the smartphone camera improvements we’ve seen in the last few years, the dedicated camera isn’t dead yet.

Sony's Crazy A7R Mark III Is Way More Camera Than You Probably Need, But That's What Makes It So Fun Sony's Crazy A7R Mark III Is Way More Camera Than You Probably Need, But That's What Makes It So Fun

When it comes to mirrorless cameras, especially pro-grade ones, Sony’s full-frame Alphas are king. Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 and Olympus’ OM-D E-M1 Mark II come close, but both of those have Micro Four Thirds sensors, which for a lot of picky people puts them out of the running. And when Sony released the A9 earlier this…

Watch a Pack of Adorable Arctic Fox Pups Destroy a Documentary Filmmaker's Camera Watch a Pack of Adorable Arctic Fox Pups Destroy a Documentary Filmmaker's Camera

When you work as a filmmaker, watching one of your cameras get destroyed is like watching part of your livelihood disappear. But it’s hard to be upset when the perpetrators dismantling your expensive equipment are a actually a pack of curious arctic fox pups—or kits, as they’re more accurately called.

Polaroid's New Instant Camera Takes Terrible Retro Photos Very Well Polaroid's New Instant Camera Takes Terrible Retro Photos Very Well

The night that Polaroid announced its first all-new instant camera since the mid-aughts, there was a party in the Bowery. A small gallery space was filled with sweaty art school types, and a row Polaroid cameras lined one wall showcasing a timeline of the company’s design. The famous Polaroid photographer Ryan…

GoPro Just Upgraded the Brains of Its Best Camera With the Hero6 [Updated] GoPro Just Upgraded the Brains of Its Best Camera With the Hero6 [Updated]

You know the old adage, “It’s what’s on the inside that counts.” That’s just what GoPro is banking on with its new flagship camera, the $500 Hero6. Physically, it looks identical to last year’s Hero5 Black, and that’s not a bad thing. Under the hood, though, there’s a hell of a lot more power.

This Backpack Cured My Addiction to Gadget Bags This Backpack Cured My Addiction to Gadget Bags

Every week a handful of emails hit my inbox about a new backpack on Kickstarter or Indiegogo, complete with a flashy video and promises of revolutionizing how I carry all my toys. I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been tempted to donate to quite a few of them. But it’s hard to be pulled away from the Lowepro camera…

Camera Lens Coasters Keep Coffee Rings Out of Your Photography Studio Camera Lens Coasters Keep Coffee Rings Out of Your Photography Studio

If you’re a photography enthusiast who still hauls around a heavy DSLR and a bag full of glass, you’ve probably got one of those clever camera lens mugs sitting on your desk. But a photography studio is the last place you want to spill coffee, so these matching camera lens coasters will help keep stains off your sets.

Canon's EOS M100 Is Another Apathetic Attempt at a Mirrorless Camera Canon's EOS M100 Is Another Apathetic Attempt at a Mirrorless Camera

Interchangeable lens shooters like the Sony A9 are evidence that mirrorless cameras can not only compete at the highest levels of photography, but they’re probably also the eventual successors to DSLRs. So you’d assume that a company like Canon would have made strong inroads into the mirrorless market by now, but with…

Nikon's D850 Is Stealing Some of the Mirrorless Camera's Best Features Nikon's D850 Is Stealing Some of the Mirrorless Camera's Best Features

DSLR cameras, the big bulky Nikon and Canon cameras you see photographers and your cousin Mimi rocking at weddings, aren’t going to go away any time soon, but mirrorless cameras, like the excellent Sony A9, have gotten good enough to make the Nikons and Canons of the world scared. So Nikon’s latest full frame…

Even Amateur Filmmakers Can Afford This Tiny Motion Control Camera Rig Even Amateur Filmmakers Can Afford This Tiny Motion Control Camera Rig

Motion control rigs capable of repeatedly recreating smooth, controlled camera movements usually cost tens of thousands of dollars, and they require trained operators to set up and use. But Edelkrone’s new SurfaceONE costs just $690 and apparently can be configured in just a few minutes using a smartphone app as a…

Clever Camera App Uses Deep Learning to Perfectly Retouch Your Photos Before You Take Them Clever Camera App Uses Deep Learning to Perfectly Retouch Your Photos Before You Take Them

Professional photographers often spend hours painstakingly perfecting their images in Lightroom and Photoshop before sharing them with the world. But researchers at MIT are promising similar results generated so quickly that your smartphone can correct and retouch a photo before you’ve even taken it.

A Guide to Apps That Make
Your Photos Look Shitty A Guide to Apps That Make Your Photos Look Shitty

There are thousands of photo apps to download in the App Store. Some are great and some are terrible. But it seems apps that’ll make your photos look like a 3-year-old took them are sometimes the most popular.

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