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Google to Buy Lytro for ~$40M: Report

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Google is reportedly in the process of acquiring the light field camera startup company Lytro with a price tag somewhere in the range of $25 million to $40 million. TechCrunch reports that despite receiving no official comment from Google and Lytro, “several” people familiar with the deal have confirmed it. ...

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This Robot is Made of Canon DSLR Gear

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If you ever completely total a pricey collection of camera equipment, perhaps you should consider turning it into a one-of-a-kind robot sculpture for your home or office. Craig of Canon Rumors was visiting the Canon Canada customer service center earlier this month when he came across the strange sight above: ...

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This Guy Flew His Camera Drone to 33,000 Feet

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People commonly send up cameras on weather balloons these days to shoot photos and videos from extreme altitudes, but one Russian man recently did something different: he flew a camera drone to 33,000 feet (~10km). The pilot, Денис Корякин, was flying a hobbyist drone that weighs 2.34 pounds (1.06kg) and ...

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The World’s Largest SSD is Now 100TB

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It seems the competition for the title of “world’s highest capacity SSD” is heating up. Just a month after Samsung announced an industry-leading 30TB SSD, the bar has just been raised over three times higher. The company Nimbus Data has unveiled a monstrous 100TB SSD. The new “ExaDrive DC series ...

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If This Magazine Picks Your Photo for Its Cover, YOU Pay $430

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If you’ve always dreamed of having your photo grace the front cover of a fashion magazine, guess what? It ‘only’ costs $430. The U.S.-based Sheeba Magazine is currently inviting photographers to apply to be selected for its magazine cover. Here’s the graphic that’s being used to advertise this opportunity: Sheeba ...

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7 Reasons I Still Shoot Film in 2018

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I’ve been shooting analog for almost four years now, and all I can say is: analog has truly changed my life and what I think about what it means produce photo imagery. My first deep contact with analog photography was during college, and back then I would never imagine I ...

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