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Police in Baltimore testing privately funded 30 square mile continuous image surveillance

A privately-funded wide-angle continuous image surveillance system originally developed for the military monitors 30 square miles of Baltimore. Analysts on the ground can track pixel-sized people leaving crime scenes.
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Snapchat plans to use your behavior to target you with ads

Snapchat is reportedly planning to introduce ad targeting options based on your in-app activity to its API (application programming interface). The ads could start appearing within Snapchat as soon as September.
Photography

Professional YouTuber shares crash course for shooting quality videos

Want to try your hand at creating better content for YouTube to promote your business or just for fun? Check out these tips from a professional YouTuber, Austin Evans.
Photography

Australian startup Snappr could be the Uber of photography, but photographers aren’t happy

Snappr wants to make photo shoots “quick and snappy," but not all photographers are happy with it. The complaints stem from a set pricing model that lowballs established professionals with unsustainable rates.
Photography

Spare your camera gear from rain and snow with this extremely cheap trick

Photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj shows how a simple plastic bag and a rubber band can be used to protect your camera gear for less than a dollar, eliminating the need to carry around those heavy plastic protectors.
Photography

Charles M. Conlon's iconic baseball photo collection expected to fetch $1M at auction

Charles M. Conlon is one of the most prolific sports photographers of all time, and now a collection of his life’s work – some 7,462 original negatives – is up for auction. It is expected to pull in more than $1 million.
Photography

Industry’s first whole-body editor shows a portrait is more than just a pretty face

PortraitPro Body aims to streamline whole body edits with simplified tools. With options from slimming down to beefing up, the program includes a mix of extreme edits and more subtle adjustments.
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Internet has the last laugh as burkini ban is repealed

Posting your opinion on the now repealed burkini ban in several French towns could get you faced with a lawsuit -- if that post includes images of the police anyways. One French town tried to sue social media sharers.
Photography

Insider video shows how a deconstructed burger commercial is filmed

Photographer and visual engineer Steve Giralt gives us a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to film a deconstructed burger commercial using a Phantom 4K camera and a robotic arm.
Photography

Canon 5D Mark IV’s most intriguing feature was hidden away in a bullet point

The most interesting new tech introduced on Canon’s 5D Mark IV was easily overlooked. It’s called Dual Pixel RAW, and will allow photographers to digitally correct optical errors after an image was taken — but only to a very…
Photography

Instagram on the desktop just got better thanks to this third-party app

Ramme is yet another unofficial desktop app for Instagram, but it's the most versatile one we've tried. It lets you browse, like, comment, search, and even post photos – all from your Mac or PC.
Photography

Searching for a photo? Updated EyeEm app’s AI uses keywords to find it

A new artificial intelligence system will now automatically tag photos in EyeEm, an app that mixes social and stock aspects. The new feature aims to help users sell more of their images in less time.