SmugMug saves almost 200 million photos from shuttered Picturelife

Earlier this morning, photo hosting service Picturelife announced it was shutting down. To save the nearly 200 million photos users uploaded to its service, it partnered with SmugMug to keep users from being left in the dark.

Lightroom Mobile’s sync functionality offers powerful editing on the go

Many of you likely already know or have at least heard of, Lightroom Mobile, Adobe’s Creative Cloud connected mobile app that allows for some surprising editing capabilities. But did you know that you can sync from Mobile to…

Lexar explains why not all memory cards are created equal

UHS, U1, U3, Class 10 – trying to understand memory cards is befuddling. So we spoke with Lexar's product manager to get the skinny on formats, features, and quality as well as her opinion on the current format war between XQD and…

NatGeo's Jimmy Nelson shares 7 inspiring lessons to keep in mind as a photographer

National Geographic photographer Jimmy Nelson sits down with COOPH to share seven incredibly inspiring lessons he’s learned while shooting around the world for the past 31 years of his life.

Filmic Pro camera app tips 2:39

Looking to take your photography to the next level with Filmic Pro? Here are some of our favorite tips for making the most of the capable iPhone app.
Social Media

How Hasbro animated Mr. Monopoly’s Facebook Live broadcast in real time

Live-streaming video is becoming easier than ever, but what about live video featuring a cartoon character? Here's how Hasbro pulled of an animation of Mr. Monopoly on Facebook Live using motion-capture technology.

Photo finish: Here’s how the cameras at the Olympic finish lines actually work

Usain Bolt may be the fastest man in the world, but his photo finish was captured by a camera shooting at 10,000 frames per second. Here's how the tech behind the Olympics finish line camera works.

Impact of iPhone helps drive Steve Jobs’ selection for photography hall of fame

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that Steve Jobs, along with seven other photography visionaries, will be inducted later this year.

ThinkTank gets ‘Naked’ with 2nd-generation Shape Shifter camera bags

ThinkTank photo has an updated version of its modular Shape Shifter camera backpack series. It includes a new "Naked" version that lets you choose what lens and camera pouches go inside the backpack.
Cool Tech

This new battery technology makes lithium ion look old school

Batteries inside many consumer devices could soon be getting double the longevity -- or half the physical space. A new design created by MIT graduates fixes issues with an old idea to bring rechargeable lithium metal batteries to…

CNN’s news coverage takes to the skies with new dedicated drone division

Drones are doing much more than just delivering packages -- now they’re helping to deliver the news. CNN's new drone division will work to add aerial footage for the news outlet.

Happy birthday, photography! You don't look a day older than 177

Break out the birthday cake – today marks the release of the predecessor to modern photography, the daguerreotype (just consult a fire marshal before lighting those 177 candles).