Cars and cameras come together in Mini and Nikon's new partnership

Nikon and Mini have announced a new marketing partnership that will see Nikon cross-promote its KeyMission 360 action camera with Mini's latest lineup of rugged Countryman vehicles.

A 22-year-old photographer just developed a new website for scouting photo spots

Need a new spot to take photos? A young photographer and programmer is working to develop a new website just for that. The work-in-progress pulls 500px photos and turns them into a heat map of photo hot spots.

Look, Ma, no hands! Libec releases a hands-free monopod

With the profile of a monopod but (some of) the stability of a tripod, Libec's latest monopod is looking to impress. A locking foot plate allows the device to stay upright, hands-free.

Despite 60,000 pre-orders, the Lily flying camera is permanently grounded

After multiple delays, Lily the flying camera now won't ever ship, as the company announced its closure. It will be issuing a refund to over 60,000 pre-order customers after it couldn't fund the product's manufacturing.

Adobe is working on a voice assistant for editing photos with Lightroom

Adobe's research team has created a teaser video of an unreleased version of Lightroom mobile that lets you edit photos using a voice assistant, like Apple's Siri or Amazon's Alexa.

Bellus3D ups the selfie game with frightenly accurate 3D scans of your face

3D scans of your own face to try on makeup or create custom avatars could be easier to find this year if this new startup is successful. Bellus3D has the hardware to take scans from your smartphone -- now they just need software developers.

Epson embraces color with new SureColor P5000 10-ink gallery-level printer

Epson's gallery-level printer is getting upgraded with enhanced color accuracy, thanks the new orange and green inks. The 17-inch printer also boasts twice the print life of earlier generations.

With a holographic viewfinder, this camera shows anything is possible in virtual reality

With x-ray and thermal vision, the D3-U camera shows that (almost) anything is possible in a virtual world. The concept design isn't available yet but shows big potential from the HTC Vibe Tracker.

Following CameraLends acquisition, KitSplit is now the largest photo gear rental platform

KitSplit, a peer-to-peer photography rental platform based in the East Coast, has just acquired the similar West-Coast-based CameraLends, making the company the largest camera rental platform in the U.S.

Ready for a makeover? Try that look virtually first with this new smart mirror

Try on makeup before you buy -- without a makeup counter? It could be possible soon with this new augmented reality mirror that lets you try on cosmetics in real time, along with sending personalized recommendations.

Careful, your fun peace sign selfie may lead to identity theft

Ever flashed the peace sign in a selfie? You may want to think twice in the future if your phone has a fingerprint sensor securing it, because photo tech is now so advanced, only a picture is needed to steal your fingerprint data.