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Light Built a Phone with 9 Cameras

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Light’s groundbreaking L16 camera generated a great deal of excitement over its 16-camera design, but early reviews have largely fallen short of the hype. The company is pushing full speed ahead, though, and will reportedly be unveiling a first-of-its-kind smartphone that has as many as 9 cameras on the back. ...

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This Guy Made a Real ‘Potato Camera’

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When low-quality photos or videos are posted online, people often say that they were shot with a “potato camera.” But if you actually want to shoot photos with a literal potato camera, how would you go about doing so? The production studio Corridor Crew‘s creative director Niko recently decided he ...

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OPPO’s Find X Smartphone Features a Hidden Pop-Up Camera

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The Chinese electronics company OPPO has just unveiled a new smartphone called the Find X. Featuring an edge-to-edge display covering 93.8% of the front, the Find X avoids having an iPhone X-style notch through an unusual design choice: the front-facing camera module is hidden and pops out of the top ...

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A Tour of the Cartoni Tripod Factory

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Johnnie Behiri of cinema5D recently visited the Cartoni tripod factory in Rome, Italy. The 11.5-minute video above is a behind-the-scenes look at how the famous tripods are made by a small team at the family company. Cartoni tripods are widely used around the world in the television and motion picture ...

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The Nikon D850’s Sensor is Made by Sony: Report

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The Nikon D850 contains one of the most highly regarded sensors on the market today, and Nikon has touted the fact that it was designed entirely by Nikon and not simply an off-the-shelf sensor. But in case you were wondering who its manufactured by, a new report has now concluded ...

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Nikon is Developing an Ultra-Portable 500mm f/5.6 PF VR Lens

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Nikon has announced the development of an AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, an ultra-portable super-telephoto full-frame FX lens. “The AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR will deliver exceptional agility and optical performance in an incredibly compact and lightweight package,” Nikon says. The portability comes thanks to Nikon’s ...

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