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Nikon 1 J3 Review

The Nikon 1 J3 is the latest in the Nikon 1 mirroless interchangeable lens camera (ILC) lineup. It features a 14.2-megapixel sensor, 10-30mm kit lens, and a light, stylish, and…

  • Pros: Light, compact stylish design , Great 3-inch 921k-Dot LCD…
  • Cons: Average lens (10-30mm f/3.5-5.6) , Lower quality images at…

Google+ Photos gets ‘auto awesome’ animated GIF feature and much more

Calling it a new photo experience that shows what can happen when Google is your darkroom, Google Senior VP Vic Gundotra shows off the new photo tools in the revamped Google+.


Cat Fancy: What happens when you hire an ‘esteemed cat photographer’ into your home

What happens when you hire Chanan, a famous cat photographer, for an in-home session? Sometimes, it doesn't always go according to plan. A writer talks about his experience.


Add a 5-megapixel camera module to your Raspberry Pi for $25

Forget about emulating retro games or managing your bike's headlight. This official camera from the Raspberry Pi Foundation can help your Model A or B mini-computer capture 5-megapixel stills and 1080p videos at up to 30 fps.


Nikon pumps up mirrorless 1-system with fastest interchangeable lens to date

Nikon's new 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 is not only the fastest 1-system lens to date, it's the first to have a silent motor, manual focus ring, and Nano Crystal Coat – features typically found in Nikkor SLR lenses.


Nokia may introduce Lumia 925 in London (with 41-megapixel camera)

At a press conference held in London, Nokia is expected to announce a brand new smartphone, the all-metal Lumia 925. This would be yet another move on the mobile manufacturer's part to help climb back to the top of the market.


Google triples free cloud storage to 15GB for all your Gmail, Drive, and Google+ needs

Google triples cloud storage capacity to 15GB (30GB for Google Apps users), and lets users decide how to allocate the space between their Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ Photos accounts.


Turns out Instagram food porn isn’t only annoying, it can land you in prison

Morton's steak is well worth savoring - and bragging about - with an Instagram photo, but it's not worth going to jail over. But that's exactly what happened to an identity thief who couldn't help showing off his dinner.

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Not even fish have any privacy anymore! Sony’s new Xperia ZR can shoot HD video underwater (Updated)

Sony has announced the quad-core, 4.6-inch Xperia ZR, a cousin of the excellent, but slightly larger Xperia Z; which thanks to its waterproof shell can shoot HD video underwater.


Funders wanted: Camera lucida for modern times, cardboard medium-format camera, and binocular zoom for smartphones

This weekend, we check out the latest, coolest photography prototypes in search of crowdfunding support: a modern-day camera lucida, medium-format pinhole camera, and smartphone-binoculars attachment.


Canon PowerShot N Review

Canon takes a bold step in creating a fresh camera concept that’d be appealing to the younger generations, but it misses many opportunities to create something that could rival…

  • Pros: Intriguing concept , Responsive, fluid touchscreen that…
  • Cons: Can be awkward to use , Mediocre Wi-Fi experience , Needs…

Backup your photos to Amazon! Cloud Drive Photos for iOS is here with automatic uploads

Building on its Cloud Drive business, Amazon released a new app that will make it easy for iPhone users to automatically sync their photos to the cloud, putting it into competition with the likes of Apple, Dropbox, and Facebook.


Researchers develop a smartphone app that can help the blind take pictures

A new app built by researchers at the University of California in Santa Cruz could be a breakthrough for vision-impaired photographers - It'll literally talk them through the process.

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Car making a weird noise? New portable ‘sound camera’ can help spot the cause

The SeeSV-S205 sound camera allows users to "see" sounds, making car troubleshooting much easier.


Olympus PEN E-P5 is what happens when you put a modern engine in an elegant classic body

Quick autofocusing, five-axis image stabilization, fast shutter speed, and Wi-Fi gives Olympus' new retro-chic Micro Four Thirds PEN camera, the E-P5, more than just good looks.