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Nikon's New CoolPix P1000 Has a Bananas 125x Zoom Lens Nikon's New CoolPix P1000 Has a Bananas 125x Zoom Lens

With a ridiculous 83x zoom, people have used the super long lens on Nikon’s Coolpix P900 to snap pics of Saturn or pull off the kind of shots you normally only see in spy movies. But apparently that wasn’t good enough, so today, Nikon is announcing the new Coolpix P1000 featuring frankly ridiculous 125x zoom, which…

This Neural Network Instant Camera Turns Everything You Shoot Into Cartoon Doodles This Neural Network Instant Camera Turns Everything You Shoot Into Cartoon Doodles

Photographers who still shoot on film claim they like the lo-fi, grainy aesthetics of the medium. But by that logic, they should be throwing hundreds of dollars at Dan Macnish who created a custom instant camera that converts what the camera’s lens sees into crude, stick figure doodles.

Smart Home Security Camera Sends Footage to Wrong Person, Is Maybe Not So Smart After All Smart Home Security Camera Sends Footage to Wrong Person, Is Maybe Not So Smart After All

Internet-connected devices are known for having their fair share of security issues—especially when it comes to cameras. But here’s a new one: the BBC reported this week that a smart home security camera started sending video clips to the wrong person.

Two Hours with Sony’s New RX100 VI Made Me Miss My Point and Shoot Two Hours with Sony’s New RX100 VI Made Me Miss My Point and Shoot

Sony’s RX100 cameras, pricey point-and-shoots for those with cash to burn, have always been well-received. But smartphone cameras, now boasting features like optical zoom using multiple lenses, have made the simple dedicated camera more redundant than ever. But after spending a few hours with Sony’s latest version, …

You Can Strap a GoPro to This New Hot Wheels Car and Ride Along on All Your Dangerous Stunts

Watching a race from the sidelines is never as fun as being in the driver’s seat, and with that obvious wisdom in mind, Mattel has partnered with GoPro to create a new camera-compatible Hot Wheels car that lets kids and grownups experience what it’s like to careen down those iconic orange plastic tracks. It’s also the…

The Gigantic 8X Zoom Lens on Sony's RX100 VI Does What Your Smartphone Can't The Gigantic 8X Zoom Lens on Sony's RX100 VI Does What Your Smartphone Can't

It’s no secret that camera sales are down, thanks mostly to the convenience and capabilities of smartphone shooters. Who wants to carry another device just to take pictures? That’s the question camera makers are currently facing, but with the Rx100 Mark VI, Sony has a solid answer in the form of a gigantic…

Google Releases Standalone Lens App on Play Store Google Releases Standalone Lens App on Play Store

On Monday, Google’s Play Store released a standalone app version of Lens, its machine learning-powered tool for identifying objects captured by a device’s camera that comes integrated into the company’s search engine and virtual Assistant.

Genius Photography Hacker Makes Adapter to Attach Giant Zoom Lenses to the Game Boy Camera Genius Photography Hacker Makes Adapter to Attach Giant Zoom Lenses to the Game Boy Camera

When it was released 20 years ago, it didn’t matter that the Game Boy Camera took terrible, low-res, black and white images. It was a digital camera kids could buy for just $50, and the fun factor far outweighed the device’s technical limitations. Even today there’s still a rabid fanbase for it, including designer …

Canon Kills Film Because Apparently Digital Is In Canon Kills Film Because Apparently Digital Is In

Most kids today don’t even know what a film camera is, so to get with the times, Canon is finally ending sales of its one remaining 35mm SLR: the Canon EOS-1V.

This Guy Built a Gorgeous Camera From Scratch

Ever find yourself in the position where you need something but can’t afford it? Lucus Landers did, when he needed a large-format camera for class so he found a laser-cutter and built a pretty janky-looking one out of wood. Now, the Louisiana native has just finished building another camera from scratch. It is a…

Google Photos' Slick Object-Removal Feature Never Arrived Because Other Stuff Got in the Way Google Photos' Slick Object-Removal Feature Never Arrived Because Other Stuff Got in the Way

Remember when Google showed off a cool trick that would automatically remove things like fences or window panes from the foreground of your photos? Originally demoed at Google I/O 2017, the object-removal feature was supposed to be incorporated into Google Photos. But after waiting a year for the feature to go live,…

Deep Learning Can Now Flawlessly Correct Photos Taken in Almost Complete Darkness

There are typically two approaches to taking usable photos in low-light conditions. You can either use a slow shutter, which requires a tripod to eliminate blur, or electronically increase the sensitivity of a camera’s sensor, which introduces ugly noise artifacts. But there’s now a third approach that takes advantage…

What Do You Keep When You Whittle a Collection of 2,300 Cameras Down to 200?

Every photographer, at some point, becomes a collector too. Some photographers collect lenses worth thousands of dollars a piece. Others collect camera bodies of a certain brand. David Silver collects old cameras and at one point he had over 2,300 of them.

This Guy Hacked a Polaroid Camera to Print on Cheap Receipt Paper Instead of Pricey Film

Shooting on film continues to get more and more expensive, especially for fans of instant cameras like the reborn Polaroid. Sixteen bucks for just eight shots was far too pricey for Tim Alex Jacobs, so he hacked an old Polaroid camera to instead spit out images on cheap thermal paper, the same kind used in cash…

This Video Streaming Breakthrough Could Lead to Smart Glasses You Might Actually Want to Wear

One of the many inconveniences that doomed wearable products like Google Glass and Snap’s Spectacles was the need to charge them every night. Streaming video and data requires a lot of power, and that takes a tremendous toll on a tiny battery. But engineers at the University of Washington say they’ve found a way to …

Blackmagic’s Pocket Cinema Camera Returns With New 4K Video Powers Blackmagic’s Pocket Cinema Camera Returns With New 4K Video Powers

Announced five years ago, Blackmagic’s original Pocket Cinema Camera was a compact video shooter that delivered RAW 1080p recording in a body perfect for stuffing in your jacket. Fans of the original will be happy to know the company’s finally got a successor, unsurprisingly named the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

The Best Security Camera for Most People The Best Security Camera for Most People

Now that the world is so full of uncertainty, you might consider buying a wireless security camera. They’re cheaper and easier-to-use than ever, and some even have mind-bending features like facial recognition. There are also about a million options to choose from. But worry not. Gizmodo is here to help.

Sony's New $2000 A7 III Might Mean My Panasonic GH5 Is Trash Now Sony's New $2000 A7 III Might Mean My Panasonic GH5 Is Trash Now

Sony just announced a brand new, super cheap (for what it is) full-frame mirrorless camera that could make every high-end micro 4/3 camera, like the Panasonic GH5 and GH5s, look like complete garbage. The news came at the Wedding & Portrait Photographer International trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada (yep, that’s a…

Canon's Next Flash Is Trying to Be Idiot-Proof

Using a flash is what separates photographers from people who got a good camera deal on Black Friday. Flash photography can be hard. There’s light theory and mathematics at play. Use a flash incorrectly and the images you’re making are often uglier than if you’d never used a flash at all. Canon’s hoping its new…

Panasonic's ZS200 Puts a Really Big Zoom in a Little Camera Panasonic's ZS200 Puts a Really Big Zoom in a Little Camera

The photos from most smartphones have gotten so good nowadays, they have basically killed the market for point-and-shoot cameras. That said sometimes you need a zoom. For people wanting to push image quality a little higher, there’s still value in a small, compact camera with a (relatively) big sensor and a long…

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