If your notion of photo editing involves more than absent-mindedly slapping an Instagram filter on a photo of your embarrassingly large hamburger, read on.
One of the first brands wowing the audience this year in Vegas is Fujifilm. The company announced the 50x superzoom FinePix S1 camera and a black version of the X100S.
3D Printing is set to be bigger this 2014 and looks like 3DS Systems wants to stay on top of the game. For one, it has recently acquired a Xerox unit. And just before this busy week ends, we learned that the company appointed Black Eyed Pea’s will.i.am to be Creative Director. I’m not convinced that musicians or celebrities becoming “employees” of a brand will do any good. But then again, there is still hope for 3DS Systems. This marketing effort could bring 3D printing to the next level with the help of will.i.am.
Combine 4K and wearable tech and you’ll get what Panasonic recently unveiled at the CES. The company just announced a UHD camera that one can wear on the head for different purposes. It’s just a prototype but it’s a lot like the HX-A100 camera but now in Ultra High-Definition.
Polaroid licensee C&A Licensing and Socialmatic will show their new Polaroid Socialmatic instant camera at CES. Says the press release: A revolutionary hip new digital camera, the Polaroid Socialmatic camera brings the appeal of 70s vintage Polaroid cameras together with the ability to print photos instantly and allow users to connect with all social media networks more »
Even though the camera technology in smartphones has been improving, they still take a back seat to standalone digital cameras. Sure, smartphone photos are very convenient and can take some amazing shots. But they pale in comparison with respect to the power, versatility, and (especially) zoom.
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The holiday spirit is in the air, despite Christmas being still more than a week away, and there’s no better way to celebrate than buying cheap, high-end presents for loved ones. Or get yourselves some nice gifts. You’ve earned them, right?
If you haven’t already noticed, booq has been on a roll with releasing new bags for consumers. Their latest, the Python slimpack, is perfectly designed for the professional photographer or up-and-coming shutterbug.
You know that $299 Mirrorless Android Camera by Polaroid which went on sale a couple of months ago? Yes, that one we thought as a hybrid of the Nikon J1 and Samsung Galaxy Camera. Nikon has finally notice that model is a copycat of its J1. No contest, it looks a lot like Nikon’s.
If there is anything worse than the constant influx of ‘selfies’ it’s the terrible, bad ones. But I guess if you can’t beat the millions, then join them, right? Audiovox has just announced the availability of a new remote control shutter for smartphones. The ShutterBall connects to smartphones with an app and lets users get that perfect ‘selfie’ shot every time.
It’s happened to all of us at one point or another. We’ve experienced that fleeting moment, where the opportunity for a great photo has been lost just as we draw a camera or smartphone out to capture it. And then it’s always, “drat! If only!”