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Adobe Adds New Texture Slider to Lightroom

Lightroom Texture Slider

Millions of people around the globe use Lightroom to edit and enhance the quality of their photos. Professional photographers and rookies love Lightroom and pretty much everyone else, as it comes with features that other services don’t have. Adobe works hard to improve the user experience which explains why they introduce new features quite often.

The Term “Leica” Banned by the Chinese Government

The Term “Leica” Banned by the Chinese Government 12

After a short film was published by the Leica camera brand, a large number of the citizens within China found some details in the video to be offensive. Conversations about the video imposing a negative view of China went to such an extent that the Chinese Government decided to take matters into their own hands.

Magisto Video Creation Platform Acquired by Vimeo

Magisto Video Creation Platform Acquired by Vimeo 14

Vimeo recently announced that they have officially acquired Magisto, a video production platform that has gained quite a lot of popularity in recent years. The platform was initially an Israeli start-up and had more than 100 million registered users prior to Vimeo acquiring the service. The Magisto platform helps the user create videos with “excitement

Meet DOTMOT: The Camera Kit Replica Made Entirely of Paper

Meet DOTMOT: The Camera Kit Replica Made Entirely of Paper 22

Human imagination has no limits, and that’s definitely a good thing. Creativity and a little bit of effort are all that’s necessary to create some truly awesome things, and you’re going to love this one – camera kit made entirely from paper. Yes, we’re serious! The paper camera was created by DOTMOT, a Seoul-based motion

Google Pixel 3 AI Allows Users to Snap Amazing Selfies

Google Pixel 3 AI Allows Users to Snap Amazing Selfies 24

Let’s be honest; we all love a good selfie. We take selfies on our own, with friends and family, to create memories, to mark a special occasion, you name it. Bearing in mind how much people love selfies, manufacturers started designing and creating their devices and software to enhance our overall experience. Google is about

Raspberry Pi Project Turns into an Etch-A-Snap Camera

Raspberry Pi Project Turns into an Etch-A-Snap Camera 26

The Raspberry Pi system has given people an endless number of possibilities, with creativity truly being the only limitation. What Martin Fitzpatrick built, however, was something unseen among both the photography community and enthusiasts who dabble with the Raspberry Pi system. He built quite a fascinating device that draws a photograph onto an Etch-A-Sketch device. 

Dead Fly in Lens Barely Affects Image Quality

Dead Fly in Lens Barely Affects Image Quality 28

Roger Cicala at Lens Rentals, along with his team, made quite a discovery last week. After their Canon 70-200mm F2.8L IS II lens has been circulating for over three years, a fly ended up in the lens. Prior to taking on a very intricate task of removing the dead fly from the lens, the team

Yashica About to Launch 35mm Film, Photographers Uninterested

Yashica About to Launch 35mm Film, Photographers Uninterested 36

Yashica certainly rose more than a few eyebrows with the latest announcement about the launch of their 35mm film. It seems like the company is trying to rebuild itself in a competitive market in times when people prefer their smartphones over carrying a camera wherever they go. The company, which was founded in Nagano in

Slow Motion Camera Rig Shoots Video at 150 RPM

Slow Motion Camera Rig Shoots Video at 150 RPM 50

A video was posted on the Macro Room YouTube channel this week with a video that is quickly going viral. The slow-motion video is quite impressive, thanks to the owner of the channel partnering up with just the right people to set up a spinning camera rig that can produce videos to capture actions at

Photo Mechanic Plus Public Beta to Be Released on April 22

Photo Mechanic Plus Public Beta to Be Released on April 22 64

The developers behind the popular Photo Mechanic software announced that they would soon be releasing a public beta version of an upcoming add-on that will be accompanying their popular application. The new public beta is restricted to only some of the existing Photo Mechanic users and will offer a catalog feature that enables a significant

Sony A9 Gets a Firmware Update with Newly Added Features

Sony A9 Gets a Firmware Update with Newly Added Features 66

Sony rarely releases firmware for their cameras that brings about new features. On March 25, 2019, the company announced the release of a new firmware update for the popular Sony A9 camera. The update introduces a range of new features to the camera, helping customers take even better photos than before. Sony made the announcement

New Foldable Camera Launched by Insta360

New Foldable Camera Launched by Insta360 80

Less than a year ago, Insta360 introduced the Insta360 ONE X, which offered a significant upgrade over previous models and gave many of the latest cameras on the market a run for their money. Now, the company has announced a very unique product that, once again, puts its competitors to the test. The Insta360 EVO

New Imaging Technique Gives Traditional Cameras Super-Fast Imaging Speeds

New Imaging Technique Gives Traditional Cameras Super-Fast Imaging Speeds 82

Some researchers from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) in Canada have developed a new imaging technique. The method which is called Compressed Optical-Streaking Ultra-high-speed Photography (COSUP), pushes the limits of standard imaging sensors. Typical imaging sensors have image capturing speed limit of 100 frames per second. But with this new technology, one

Benro RedDog R1 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer Just Released

Benro RedDog R1 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer Just Released 84

Benro recently announced plans to produce a line of new gimbals to provide photographers the ability to significantly enhance the overall stability of their photographs. The very first product that has already made an appearance, part of the new line from Benro, would be the Benro RedDog R1, which was officially released last week.  The

New Leica Q2 Revealed with 95% Higher Resolution

New Leica Q2 Revealed with 95% Higher Resolution 86

After the success of the Leica Q, the company recently announced the release of an updated version, the Leica Q2. This new camera features a significant number of upgrades compared to the original Q model, including a much better resolution, the ability to capture photographs in rainy conditions, and even an improvement in the lens.

Camera Bits Announces Photo Mechanic 6

Camera Bits Announces Photo Mechanic 6 92

After almost seven years, Camera Bits have announced that their popular Photo Mechanics software is finally getting a much deserved major update. The new version will be Photo Mechanics 6, being the successor of the previously released Photo Mechanics 5. This major update is said to provide users with a significant update on existing features