New street mosaic photo app makes other geotagging photo sites look old

Streetography, a new iOS app, is forgoing the traditional pins-on-a-map geotagging and turning maps into photo mosaics. It allows users to save spots, follow other users, and filter the photos for a "custom" photo map.

Which smartphone has the best camera? We found the sharpest shooters

They say that the best camera is always the one you have with you and that makes your smartphone camera very important indeed. Join us for a closer look at the best camera phones available right now.

New sensor technology could make 60fps 4K video easier to find

Sixty frames per second in 4K quality is tough to find, but new sensor technology could change that. The latest sensor from OmniVision captures 60fps 4K, all in a size small enough for drones and action cameras.

Two photographers used 0.3-MP kids toy cameras, and their shots will amaze you

Sports photographers are known for their pricey cameras and long lenses, but what happens if you replace their kit with one of the most basic cameras on the market? Two pro shooters were brave enough to take up the challenge.

Panoramic time lapse created with two DSLRs placed side-by-side

Photographer Joe Capra spent two years planning, shooting, and editing this incredible panoramic time lapse of L.A. The resulting stitched video came in at 10K by 4K resolution, but getting there certainly wasn't easy.

Chronos high-speed camera can shoot at 20,000 frames per second for $2,500

The home-brewed, Linux-powered Chronos high-speed camera will deliver ultra slow motion capabilities at just $2,500. The latest prototype can pump out over 20,000 frames per second, and over 1,000fps at HD resolution.
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Book-sized battery can power a TV for 4 hours or a mini-fridge for 8

With enough juice to power a smartphone 28 times, the two-pound Plug is still small enough to easily fit in a backpack or purse. The fully-funded Indiegogo is expected to ship before the end of the year.

With 102 cameras, Metapixel can create photorealistic 3D models in 30 minutes

The era of not-quite real video game characters is almost at an end. Using an amazing 102-camera rig, Metapixel can scan and recreate a digital version of you with uncanny accuracy. We tried it out.

Not wearing your seat belt? Cameras are smarter at detecting suspicious activity

The same obstacle-avoidance technology compact enough to fit inside a drone can also allow smart security cameras to recognize threats like not wearing a seatbelt to suspicious packages.

Could an AI camera detect lies better than a polygraph? One tech firms thinks so

The wires of the polygraph could one day be replaced by a simple camera with facial mapping software. An artificial intelligence company recently developed the Fraudoscope, which boasts the same accuracy as a polygraph.

Fujifilm releases new ‘black’ and ’sky blue’ Instax Mini film

As a result of a survey recently posted on its Facebook page, Fujifilm has announced the release of two new colors its Instax Mini film packs will be offered in, "black" and "sky blue."

Leica offers lease-to-own camera setups for professional photographers

Leica Professional has teamed up with Marlin Equipment Finance to create a new lease option for its S-System and SL-System cameras and lenses. Through December 31, you can pick up a system with a 1.9 percent APR for 36 months.