Photography
Photography

'Jason Bourne' car chase scene is equally exciting behind the scenes

What’s more exciting than a car chase scene? Apparently, the process of filming one. This short, behind-the-scenes video from the upcoming 'Jason Bourne' movie may make you jump more than the actual finished scene will, itself.
Photography

Studio Neat’s upgraded Glif tripod mount for smartphones gets quick-release lever

New and completely redesigned from the ground up, the Glif tripod mount will securely hold your iPhone or other smartphone in landscape or portrait mode. It includes a quick-release lever, and has ¼ 20” mounting points.
Photography

Expedia acquires travel photography platform Trover as shopping spree continues

Online travel giant Expedia has announced the acquisition of Trover, an online platform designed to let travelers share their photos with people around the world. Financial details of the acquisition remain unknown.
Photography

Blincam brings the blink-to-shoot feature to a regular pair of glasses

A Japanese crowdfunding project is looking to bring the blink-to-shoot feature to a pair of plain glasses. While it's too early to tell if it will solve the issues raised by other blink cameras, the Blincam has grabbed the…
Computing

New advance in 3D graphics may make the next Avengers movie look even more realistic

Light reflecting off detailed virtual surfaces like metal and water can now be quickly rendered thanks to researchers at the University of California San Diego. This advance could mean a major leap forward in cinema-quality computer…
Photography

Slik unveils new tripods with LED light in both carbon fiber and aluminum

With night landscape photographers in mind, Slik's newest tripods feature integrated LED flashlights and compact, lightweight designs. Three aluminum and two carbon fiber models cover a range in maximum height from 40 inches to 70 inches.
Mobile

Update your Apple devices now – new Stagefright-style hack discovered

A Stagefright-like exploit in older versions of Apple's iOS and OS X could let nefarious programmers commandeer your devices for denial-of-service attacks, theft of personal information, and more.
Photography

Phottix Odin II brings wireless high-speed sync flash to Sony shooters

The latest flash trigger from Phottix is now available for Sony shooters, bringing with it high-speed sync and through-the-lens capabilities. While the Odin II isn't the only off-brand flash trigger for Sony, the HSS and TTL are…
Photography

How to shoot and edit the best slow-motion video you’ve ever made

One way that you can take your slow-motion video skills to the next level is by introducing controlled motion into the shot. Expert Caleb Pike shows how to shoot and edit it, and it's so much simpler than you think.
Cool Tech

DJI unveils real-time wildfire geofencing tech for drones

DJI has teamed up with AirMap to introduce some exciting new live geofencing update functionality for its drones, which will now get live wildfire updates from the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Photography

An inspiring look inside the life of a Tokyo street photographer

SmugMug films give an inside look at the inspiring photography work of Tokyo street photographer Dave Powell. A Google Director by day, a street photographer by night, he both captures and inspires the world one shot at a time.
Cool Tech

Disney Research develops method to capture 3D facial performances with a single camera

Disney Research has devised a method to render an actor's facial performance in 3D with a single camera. The simplified technique, which could benefit future movies and video games, works with virtually any camera, including an iPhone.