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…

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…

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.
Cool Tech

There's a startup offering $1M in liability insurance to drone pilots for just $10 per hour

Verifly is a new on-demand drone insurance provider that gives you $1,000,000 in liability and $10,000 in Invasion of Privacy coverage for as little as $10 per hour.

Japan’s Kumamoto quakes likely had a major effect on camera production

After a powerful series of earthquakes struck Japan in April, imaging sensors are finally starting to roll out of Sony's Kumamoto plant. However, with many products still delayed, it may be some time before the camera industry fully…

Samsung to offer two add-on lenses for the Galaxy Note 7

A new section on the accessories pages for Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 teases a pair of add-on lens attachments. A telephoto and wide-angle lens will be available.

Budding VR filmmakers, GoPro’s six-camera 360-degree rig is finally ready to ship

GoPro is hoping to tempt budding VR filmmakers with its 360-degree "Omni" rig. Available from August 17, the kit comprises an aluminum cube-shaped rig fitted with six Hero4 Black action cameras which together offer immersive video…

Eye-Fi reacts to feedback, won’t completely brick older memory cards

Eye-Fi has released a new utility to allow customers to continue to use its older Wi-Fi SD cards past the previously announced end-of-life date of September 16. The app is currently only available for Mac.
Social Media

Snapchat courts charges of racism again, this time with ‘yellowface’ filter

Dubbed "yellowface" by a very, very incensed Twitterverse, a new Snapchat filter released earlier this week turned users into stereotypical Asian caricatures, complete with squinting eyes

Towels make a cheap solution for DIY sound-absorption panels

For the YouTuber on a budget, old bath towels can improve the recording acoustics of a room by absorbing sound and reducing reverb. And if you follow the steps in this video, they won't look like garbage when hung on your walls.

Dolphin snatches iPad away from SeaWorld visitor taking a photo with it

A woman visiting the dolphin exhibit at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, received quite the surprise when a sneaky dolphin stole her iPad as she was taking a photo with it. The incident was caught on video.

Brevite’s new camera backpacks keep your pricey gear on the down-low

Brevite has two new backpacks that expand on the young company's reputation for incognito camera bags. The new Rolltop and Rucksack are built around a similar feature set, and accommodate Brevite's standard camera compartment.