Laowa’s weird, new macro lens is designed to not scare its tiny subjects

Venus Optics has unveiled its upcoming Laowa-branded 24mm f/14 Replay 2x Macro lens that features one of the most unusual designs we have ever seen, which was done on purpose to help not scare away shy macro subjects it is designed to…

Huawei and Leica open new R&D center for better smartphone cameras

Huawei and Leica have announced a new R&D center in Germany, which will be focused on developing new smartphone camera technology, as well as future augmented and virtual reality products.

Here are five ways photographers can take advantage of their tablet's versatility

In this day and age, photographers are always looking for ways to use new tech to improve their workflows, manage clients, show off their work, and -- of course -- take pictures. One of the best tools available for photographers are…
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Bumble wants to keep you from being catfished, launches new selfie verification tool

Not only has Bumble put further empowered women who participate on its site, it's now tackling the issue of catfishing, too. Meet Bumble Photo Verification, which promises to "put a much needed end to fake users once and for all."

Google just made its Show and Tell AI system open source on TensorFlow

Two years ago, the Google Brain team began employing machine learning techniques to teach a computer how to interpret and caption images. It's only gotten better since then, and now it has gone open source.
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Insta-billboard: Instagram's active advertisers grow from zero to 500,000 in one year

Today, Instagram announced it has officially hit its next milestone in advertisers -- 500,000. This news comes less than seven months after it announced it had crossed the 200,000 mark.

Apple Creative Cloud users should update Lightroom before upgrading to OS 10.12

A Lightroom update adds camera support for the iPhone 7 and GoPro Hero 5, as well as bug fixes for Mac users upgrading to OS 10.12. Besides offering a compatibility update, there's a new feature for speed, too.

Runner Jeff Dougherty creates hyperlapse of changing seasons using GoPro camera

Jeff Dougherty, also known as The Hyperunner, has created a hyperlapse of him running the same five-mile path over the course of a year using a GoPro attached to his head.

'Professional' selfie-stick photographer helps New Yorkers take self portraits

For its Shorts & Murmors series, The New Yorker has shared a cheeky little video that takes us behind-the-scenes of an average day in the life of a professional selfie-stick photographer

Sleek and easy to fly, GoPro's Karma is a drone for the masses

We spent some time with GoPro’s first drone, the Karma. Our full hands-on impressions and thoughts on the company’s first foray into flying cameras!

Market failure: Flickr is shutting down its photo-licensing platform Marketplace

Flickr sent out an email today notifying users of its photo licensing platform Marketplace that it is officially shutting down. Citing subpar experiences, Flickr will pay out any due royalties, but the service is no more.