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5 Things We’re Hoping For From Camera Companies in 2018

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Designing and manufacturing camera gear ain’t easy, as anyone who has invested in a Kickstarter project can attest. The amount of technology that’s stuffed into gear is astonishing, but that doesn’t mean each product meets the needs of the photographer. So in the spirit of “there’s always room for improvement,” ...

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GoPro Kills the Karma and Exits the Drone Business

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GoPro just announced that it’s exiting the drone business and cutting 20% of its workforce, confirming earlier reports of major layoffs in the company’s aerial division. The company’s stock also plunged after it missed revenue estimates. Revenue is estimated at about $340 million for the 4th quarter of 2017, way ...

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Sony Unveils the 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS APS-C E-Mount Lens

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After a long series of new products for its full-frame E-mount camera lines, Sony is turning its attention back to its crop sensor mirrorless cameras. The company just announced its new 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom APS-C E-mount lens. The new Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 is the company’s 48th lens to be announced ...

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Revolutionary ‘Metalens’ Can Focus All Visible Light on One Point

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Researchers have created the first “metalens” that can focus the entire visible spectrum of light onto a single point in high resolution. The breakthrough brings metalenses one step closer towards replacing bulky camera lenses with much smaller chips. We first reported on the metalens research by Harvard scientists back in ...

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Google Pixel 2 Camera vs. a $20,000 Hasselblad

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How does the image quality of a top-of-the-line smartphone camera stack up against a top-of-the-line professional camera these days? Photographer Tyler Stalman decided to find out by pitting a Google Pixel 2 smartphone against a $20,000 Hasselblad medium format camera in the 8-minute video above. The Google Pixel 2 XL ...

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