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The Problem with Camera Phones (That Nobody Talks About)


Once upon a time, the biggest problem with camera phones was the camera itself. One of the world’s first camera phones, the J-SH04, was released in 2000. Boy have we come a long way, right? It could shoot tiny 0.11-megapixels images. It went up from there. The camera is a ...

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Aquaman Has an Impressive Arsenal of Leica Cameras


Guess who’s a fan of Leica cameras? Aquaman. Actor Jason Momoa has an impressive collection of Leica cameras and lenses, and he’s apparently working on a special project with the company. Momoa, whose mother was a photographer, took to his Instagram account this week to share his love for his ...

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Evaluating the Fuji GFX 50R for Street Photography


Like its predecessors, the Fuji X100 and Fuji XT, the Fuji GFX 50R is a marvel of engineering, ergonomics, size, image quality, and price. I had seen wonderful, giant prints at the PhotoPlus event that were created with the Fuji GFX, and with some unbelievable Fuji deals out right now ...

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Light Teaming Up with Xiaomi Too for Multi-Camera Smartphones


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


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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Sony Unveils Remote Commander for Bluetooth Camera Control


Sony has announced the new RMT-P1BT Wireless Remote Commander, a device that allows photographers to control their camera wirelessly via Bluetooth. “The new RMT-P1BT wireless remote commander operates via Bluetooth connectivity, eliminating the need for wires, cables or receivers to connect the remote directly to the camera,” Sony says. The ...

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