Photography
Photography

Fancy is a smartphone stabilizer that could actually fit in a pocket

Smartphone stabilizers are getting even smaller. Launching on Indiegogo on Friday, the Fancy Stabilizer weighs in at six ounces, is smaller than a smartphone, and includes a built-in LED.
Mobile

How to hide photos on an Android phone and keep those saucy snaps private

If you’re worried about embarrassing videos or saucy snaps falling into the wrong hands, then you need to take action to safeguard them from prying eyes. Here’s how to hide photos on your Android device.
Photography

Watch this astounding trip around the world, made entirely from Google Maps

Hyperlapses can be fun, but did you know you don't actually have to go anywhere to make them? For example, this impressive bit of work by Italian student Matteo Archondis uses screenshots from Google Maps and nothing else.
Photography

From DIY to AAA, 5 easy ways to take your passport photos

If you're applying for a passport or renewing one, you need to submit a photo along with your official application. There are strict guidelines, but fortunately, it's something you can do at home. Here's how.
Photography

Pakk aims to combine sleekness and versatility in a single camera backpack

Now on Indiegogo, Pakk is a camera backpack with three different ways to access gear, a removable insert, and a waterproof canvas design. The bag was designed by a London-based photographer.
Photography

Panasonic improves image stabilization on two cameras with firmware update

The new firmware promises quieter image stabilization in both still and video modes, while also adding support for Dual I.S. 2 when using the Leica-branded 100-400mm f/4-6.3 telephoto zoom lens on the G85.
Photography

Grab your tripods, a partial lunar eclipse is coming Friday night

Friday night will see both a Snow Moon and a penumbral lunar eclipse as well as a possible comet sighting, though not without a telescope or pair of binoculars. Here's where (and when) to watch.
Cool Tech

DJI wants to make the Mavic Pro more indestructible for the crash-prone aviator

A slew of new accessories introduced this week from DJI aims to help keep the Mavic Pro safe from damage, including a propeller cage, guards and a sleeve for the body. There is also a new battery hub to keep the drone in the air longer.
Photography

The Langley Camera Bag proves style and versatility don't have to be complex

The design goal of this bag is right in the name: Simple. The Langley Simple is an affordable canvas and leather camera bag that gets big points for style, versatility and durability.
Photography

Pixlplay finds a use for your old smartphone as a toy camera for kids

The Pixlplay from Pixl Toys looks to breathe new life into your retired Android or iPhone by turning it into a fun, kid-friendly camera. The device is being funded through Kickstarter and is seeking $25,000.
Photography

The revolutionary flat lens just got an upgrade with the ability to capture color

The Harvard research team behind the first flat lens is back -- and now the group has updated its design to allow the lens to capture colors. The previous version could only capture one wavelength at a time.
Mobile

How to hide photos on your iPhone

People tend to take a ton of photos using their smartphone, but not all are meant to be shared or seen. Luckily, hiding photos on your iOS device is easy, whether you want to use built-in utilities or apps with added security.