Sony's legacy of killer compact cameras continues with the A6500

Sony’s best-selling compact mirrorless A6000-series gets a new advanced model with faster performance and five-axis image stabilization. We take the A6500 for a hands-on test.

Nigel Barker’s ‘Top Model’-inspired web series awards ‘Top Photographer’ prize

Nigel Barker, best known for his work on 'America's Next Top Model,' teamed up with famed camera retailer Adorama on a new web series called 'Top Photographer,' and the show just selected its final winner for the season.

GoPro axes entertainment division, 200 employees in restructuring

GoPro's rough year is being capped by a company-wide restructuring and the closure of the company's entertainment division. The company says over 200 employees will be let go next year as the company works to achieve profitability.

Photo-hosting platform SmugMug unveils brand new Apple TV app

SmugMug is taking its photo hosting to the big screen with its all new Apple TV app. Like its mobile apps, you'll be able to browse and share your photos with family and friends on your Apple TV.

Plex Pass now has automated photo tagging and faster syncing speeds

Plex has updated its photo features with faster uploads, integrated video, and an all new automated tagging system that uses machine learning to make searching photos easier than ever.

Flickr opens up its annual ‘Your Best Shot’ photo competition

Flickr is only a few days away from opening up submissions for its annual "Your Best Shot" photo competition for 2016. Starting Thursday, December 1, you'll be able to submit a single photo that's been uploaded to Flickr in 2016.
Social Media

Snapchat plans first interactive 3D lens to promote ‘Underworld: Blood Wars’

Snapchat is partnering with film studio Screen Gems on a sponsored lens for its upcoming release "Underworld: Blood Wars." The AR feature could turn out to be better than the snooze-inducing franchise it's promoting thanks to its…

High-dynamic range photography is easier, more powerful with Aurora HDR 2017

For the Aurora HDR 2017, Macphun has all but rebuilt the program, adding a fresh interface, new HDR algorithm, automated batch processing, and more. It combines an approachable UI with advanced features to appeal to a wide array of users.

Film Objektiv wants you to rent a film camera for your next photo project

Film Objektiv is a new, online rental house that sees things a bit differently from the would-be competition: Every camera it rents shoots film, and the shortest rental period is a full month.

Grip Gear slider wants to give your smartphone videos Hollywood flair

The Grip Gear Movie Maker is a miniature video slider designed to give smartphone videos the controlled panning and movement of Hollywood flicks -- but will smartphone videographers be willing to spend $130 for it?
Cool Tech

Look, up in the sky! It’s a kite! It’s a camera! It’s the Fotokite Phi drone!

Launching on Tuesday, Fotokite Phi is a lightweight camera-carrying drone you control like a kite. “Not only is it very accessible from a price perspective, but it works unlike any other drone you’ve seen before," CEO Chris…

The star of YouTube’s largest photography channel, DigitalRev, is going solo

DigitalRev TV grew to become the most popular photography channel on YouTube, thanks in no small part to the work of its energetic writer and host, Kai Man Wong. Now, however, Wong and DigitalRev have parted ways.