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Like magic, Plotagraph Pro software creates animation from a single photo

Cinemagraphs are traditionally created from short videos, but a startup has developed a way to craft them from a single image. Photographer Troy Plata and artist Sascha Scheider demonstrated how the upcoming program works.
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Bored with Instagram filters? One Kickstarter aims to bring infrared effects to iOS

Smartphone photo filters aren't hard to find -- but infrared photography is tough to come by. #Insta is an iOS app equipped with IR filters -- that is, if it can reach full funding on Kickstarter.
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Go retro with a camera rig that makes Sony A7 look old-school

Redrock Micro’s Retroflex S rig is a camera add-on designed to add stability and features to your camera while turning it into a retro-esque machine.
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VisualRuler uses your iPhone’s camera to measure objects in the real world

Did you forget your tape measure at home but need to know if that discarded futon will fit in your hatchback? If you’re an iOS user, VisualRuler can help. Simply snap a photo of an object, and the app will measure it for you.
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Famed photographer Highsmith suing Getty for $1B over alleged copyright infringement

Photographer Carol Highsmith filed a lawsuit against Getty Images on July 25, alleging “gross misuse” of more than 18,000 of her images that she had provided for free to the Library of Congress. Getty sold the images and claimed…
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Run your own backyard convention with the Parrot 2 smartphone teleprompter

Updated for today's larger smartphones, Parrot 2 looks to improve upon what was already the most portable and easiest-to-use teleprompter available. Now on Kickstarter, the new version offers improved ease of use and better build quality.
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New algorithm optimizes photo portfolios for the viewer’s screen and even CPU

Creating a photography portfolio online means deciding between quick uploads and high quality, but a new plugin for Wix optimizes photographs with a unique algorithm that detects the viewer's device, screen size, and even memory…
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MicroJib heads back to Kickstarter with 3 new GoPro accessories

The MicroJib 2 and XL offer smooth control and a waterproof design, while the new Flow handle keeps your camera safe when filming in the water. All three products are waterproof, and are being offered on Kickstarter with special…
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Getty Images is bringing nearly a million dollars in cameras, lenses to the Rio Olympics

Getty Images recently shared a pair of images showing off how much gear it plans on taking to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. As you might expect for the largest sporting event in the world, Getty isn’t packing light.
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RAW-only mode and two-minute long exposures come to the Leica Q

Based on feedback from customers, Leica has issued a firmware update for the compact Leica Q that offers several usability improvements, as well as new features designed to be user-friendly and give photographers more creative freedom.
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Microsoft’s new camera app for iOS uses AI to make your photos better

Microsoft's Pix app leverages machine learning to improve the quality of your photos and videos by, for instance, taking a 10-image burst shot and selecting the best of the series. It's available for iOS.
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Neural network algorithm turns video into Prisma-style animated paintings

Tired of waiting for official video support from Prisma? Take this neural network code for a spin and turn your video into a living work of art. That is, if you have a computer that can handle it and some time on your hands.