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Sony Jumping Into CFexpress with an Ultra-Tough 1700MB/s Card

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The rise of CFexpress memory cards is accelerating. Just months after ProGrade Digital unveiled the world’s first 1 terabyte CFExpress card, Sony has announced its own tougher and faster CFexpress card. The upcoming Sony TOUGH CFexpress Type B memory cards will boast blazing-fast speeds of up to 1700MB/s for reading ...

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This Robot Shoots Stunning Slow-Mo Portraits on Red Carpets

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If you don’t watch entertainment industry awards shows, perhaps you’ve never heard of E!’s Glambot, which has been hitting the red carpets at major shows (e.g. Oscars, Grammys, Emmys) to shoot stunning 1000fps slow-motion portraits of celebrities. The man directing the Glambot at each of the shows is Canadian filmmaker ...

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Leica Unveils the Summicron 35mm f/2 ASPH L-Mount Lens

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Leica has announced the new APO-Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH prime lens for the L-Mount, which is found on Leica’s SL mirrorless camera as well as all cameras that are launched as part of the L-Mount Alliance between Leica, Panasonic, and Sigma. “Innovative production methods and new technologies paired with impeccable ...

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New Photos of Jupiter Show the Planet from Fresh Perspectives

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Jupiter is usually shown with its cloud layers running horizontally across the face of the gas giant. NASA has released new photos from its JunoCam showing full-disc views of Jupiter from uncommon angles. The composite photo above shows Jupiter’s southern latitudes. The photos were captured by the JunoCam camera on ...

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Light Teaming Up with Xiaomi Too for Multi-Camera Smartphones

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Just days after announcing a new partnership with Sony, Light has announced a partnership with the Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi as well to develop new photography tech for smartphones. Light, which calls itself “the leader in advanced computational imaging,” has been pushing into the world of smartphones after its L16 ...

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Oppo Bringing 10x Zoom Smartphone Camera to Market

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Oppo is teasing an innovative new smartphone camera system it has created: one that offers a 10x optical “lossless” zoom. The latest reports say the module is already in mass production and the first phone packing it will be out within months. GSMArena reports that the 10x zoom will be ...

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Ricoh Unveils the THETA Z1, A $1,000 360° Camera with 4K and Raw

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Ricoh has announced the THETA Z1, the company’s latest THETA 360-degree camera that becomes the flagship camera of the line that was first introduced in 2013. THETA cameras are designed to capture 360-degree spherical photos in a single snap — the camera automatically stitches the two photos together for you ...

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Ice Crystals Captured in a Wet Plate Portrait

New York photographer Justin Borucki has been documenting his city with a pop-up tintype studio out of the back of his car. While shooting a portrait for a client recently, Borucki unexpectedly captured a beautiful leaf-like pattern across the photo due to the frigid wind chill causing ice crystals to ...

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