Photography
Photography

Check out this pro skier’s stunning 360-degree video shot with a ‘selfie string’

Swiss pro freeskier Julian Vuignier has created an awesome action video using nothing more than an iPhone 6 and a piece of string. Swinging the phone around his head as he performs a series of stunts, the results are, to put it…
Mobile

Tim Cook proves it’s the photographer, not the camera, that takes awesome pictures

Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a celebratory picture from the Super Bowl on Twitter, but unfortunately, it wasn't the best effort. It resulted in much derision about not only his photographic skills, but also the iPhone's ability to take great…
Photography

Shoot GoPro videos that won’t nauseate with Z1-Evolution stabilizing gimbal 1:48

The Zhiyun Z1-Evolution 3-axis gimbal adds image stabilization to a GoPro Hero4 or similar action camera. It's powerful, easy to set up, and simple to use, and helps to make professional-looking videos.
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Weekly Rewind: Photobombing horses, exoskeletons, Key and Peele do the Super Bowl

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: How to build a brushless gimbal to shoot super stable video

Good camera stabilizers cost a pretty penny, but as is the case with most things, you can build your own for a fraction of the usual retail cost. Check out this sweet DIY build you can make for under $200 bucks!
Photography

Prolific artist and musician Swizz Beatz explains how Instagram can change lives

In an exclusive interview with Digital Trends, Swizz Beatz discussed his project with Canon, "The Unknowns," where amateur artists are chosen from Instagram to be featured in an silent auction at Sotheby's in New York City.
Social Media

We’re not sure if #BeforeFacebookI makes us want to laugh or cry

While Facebook is celebrating its 12th birthday on Friends Day, others are remembering back to a time before the social network ruled (or ruined) their lives, with comedic results.
Mobile

Dual-lens cameras are coming to smartphones, but not until next year, says Sony

Get ready for dual-lens cameras on smartphones. Two lenses used simultaneously could offer DSLR-like quality, which is exciting. However, Sony doesn't think dual-lens cameras will take off until 2017.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 14 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Photography

GoPro to slash camera lineup after disappointing revenue report

GoPro's cameras can take a knock or two, let's just hope the company can, too. Poor data for 2015's final quarter saw year-on-year revenue drop by nearly $197 million, while an equally grim forecast has prompted the company to slash its…
Social Media

Instagram increases video ads to 60 seconds, though you’re stuck with 15

Instagram ads are getting longer. And longer. Kicking off with 15 second messages in 2014, the company extended the max running time to 30 seconds last year. Now brands can post minute-long ads. Regular users, however, still only get 15…
Photography

YouTube developing live 360-degree video streaming capability, says new report

YouTube is meeting with camera manufacturers in an effort to introduce live 360-degree video streaming to its platform, says a new report. Sources close to the company claim it could develop the software needed for live 360-degree video…