When the Faroese Tourist Board strapped a camera to a sheep, it was hoping the resulting Sheep View video would attract the real-life Google Street View. Instead, Swedish mapping startup Mapillary answered the call.
With a minimum focusing distance of 6.25 inches, Sony's new 50mm F2.8 Macro promises a 1:1 maximum magnification ratio on full-frame bodies. It is also dust and moisture resistant, with a compact design.
Shooting outdoors in bright sunlight can be a real downer if you are wanting to get those creamy shallow depth-of-field portraits. But using this neat ND trick you can still get the look you want without much fuss or worry.
New FAA regulations apply to commercial drones -- so what do professional photographers need to do to legally operate a drone? Along with a few new rules about when and where you can fly, there's a new testing standard in place.
Neutral density filters may solve exposure problems, but they also create color issues. The Image Enhancer Pro from SLR Magic aims to achieve a true black -- even with ND filters -- without wreaking havoc on skin tones.
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.