One of Snapchat’s most popular features is coming to Periscope

Feeling the heat from Facebook Live, Periscope is about to add a cool new feature. Borrowed from Snapchat, Sketching will allow broadcasters to doodle on live video streams.
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There’s a tiny drone inside this prototype phone case

Here's a way to make phone cases cool again: Put a tiny drone inside, and make modular camera modules to attach to it, or to other accessories. It's not a reality yet, but may be coming to Kickstarter later this year.

Photographers always want to get the shot, but this is ridiculous

A foolhardy photographer almost had his head taken clean off by a plane's wheel as he snapped the aircraft coming in to land at a Caribbean airport. A video captures the dramatic moment the plane comes terrifyingly close to the…

Look what photobombed ISS astronaut’s photo of Earth

ISS astronaut Tim Peake has been entertaining his Twitter followers with spectacular photos of Earth since arriving at the orbital outpost in December. However, his plan to capture a dramatic shot of Dubai's Palm Islands on Sunday didn't…

With gimbal and sensors, Revl Arc adds more to the average action cam

Picking through hours of video is painful, especially when capturing stable footage is a challenge. Unless you have a Revl Arc with a first-of-its-kind built-in gimbal, sensors, and an app that auto-edits footage.

The Lomography Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens blows past $100K Kickstarter goal

The Lomography Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens is a stunning piece of equipment that evokes the lost aesthetic of the world's very first photographic optic lens from 1839. It's already raised over half a million on Kickstarter.
Social Media

You’re not sharing enough personal info, Facebook worries

Facebook is concerned that its users are not sharing enough personal posts, according to sources close to the matter. The social network is hoping a number of new features will encourage users to indulge in more original interactions.

Magic hour creates magic photos. Follow our tips to capture dreamy stunners

The golden hour, a.k.a. the magic hour, is a special time for photographers that happens twice a day. Here are some simple tips for making the most of this time to capture stunning portraits, landscapes, and the like.
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Drone lovers unite! DJI+Discover is the Facebook for drone fans

Are you looking for other drone lovers to chat with about your favorite new drone gear? DJI+Discover, DJI's new drone app, is aims to connect drone lovers and help people find drone professionals or recommended places to fly.

Working like a dog: Instagram’s popular pups bank up to $3,000 per post

It's a dog's life. Popular Instagram accounts dedicated to dogs are generating thousands of dollars in advertising revenue for their owners, thanks to a new talent agency devoted to securing brand partnerships for social media canines.

Got $600,000? Bid on a lens used in the Apollo 15 mission

RR Auction is planning on putting a vintage Zeiss 500mm telephoto lens up for bidding later in April, a piece of equipment that once sat in the personal collection of former astronaut Dave Scott.

Shoot better photos with your Android phone by following these simple rules

Android phones can take some pretty good photos, so long as you know what you're doing. Here are some basic tips and tricks, from lighting to composition, for taking your smartphone photography to the next level.