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New AI program could help drones avoid flying over big crowds

A startup is looking to make drone flight safer through artificial intelligence that identifies hazardous weather and even crowds of people. Flock is developing a program to help commercial drone pilots choose the safest route.
Mobile

FEMA’s newly updated app helps you keep first responders in the loop

FEMA's updated app for Android, iOS, and BlackBerry provides a means for users to upload photos of ongoing hazards to an online database. It also serves preparedness reminders and resources.
Cool Tech

Lightweight infrared camera technology to help uncover what's unknown about our moon

Tell the Man on the Moon to get ready for his closeup -- lightweight infrared camera technology will allow a new mini satellite to photograph the moon from up close. If the first mission is successful, Mars could be next.
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Now you can view Instagram Stories on the web thanks to a new Chrome extension

If you're a regular visitor to the web version of Instagram's photo-sharing service, you'll have noticed its new Instagram Stories feature is yet to show up. A new Chrome extension, however, offers a solution.
Mobile

Study ranks California as most likely place for ‘terrifying practice’ of driver selfies

Seems like some people just can't resist whipping out their smartphone for a quick selfie, even if they happen to be motoring along a highway at the time. A recent study into the behavior also revealed the state where most of these driver…
Photography

VSCO opens free-to-use photography studio in New York City

VSCO, the company behind the popular mobile camera app, officially unveiled Open Studio in New York City. Photographers can rent the space, which includes a permanent cyclorama wall and some lighting equipment, free of charge.
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Time-lapse offers glimpse inside the cockpit when landing at London City Airport 0:56

With only 27 British Airways pilots qualified to make the steep landing at London City Airport, not many get to see the incredible view from the cockpit – until now, thanks to this time-lapse.
Mobile

Galaxy S7 Edge vs. LG G5 vs. HTC 10: Which Android has the best camera?

Choosing the right smartphone for an avid shutterbug can be tough. We took the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, LG G5, and HTC 10 on various photography outings to crown a winner in this three-way flagship camera shootout.
Photography

Pick up a dozen free Lightroom presets for Fujifilm X-Series cameras

Fujifilm X-Photographer ambassador Samuel Zeller has created a growing collection of Lightroom presets designed specifically for use with Fujifilm X-series cameras. They are built on top of Fujifilm's film simulation technology.
Photography

Awesome time-lapse video of San Francisco took 3 years to create

Three years of shooting, over 100,000 frames, and six weeks of editing went into this breathtaking, two-minute time-lapse video of San Francisco. The film was shot on a Canon 5D Mark III and Sony A7S II mounted to a motion-control…
Photography

Forget pricey pro cams, this YouTube star filmed a viral hit on a midrange DSLR

Viral video maker Scott Winn put his Red Epic aside to shoot his latest production entirely on Canon's midrange EOS 80D DSLR. The result is impressive, and proves it's more about the person behind the camera than the camera…
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Set your own prices for your stock media content with Pond5

Looking to make its mark in a crowded market is Pond5, a new stock media website that lets artists set their own prices for their stock photography, video, music, sound effects, and 3D models.