Cinema Palettes shows how colors are used to set mood of iconic films

The Cinema Palettes Twitter account showcases still shots of iconic films alongside the color palettes that make up the mood of the movie. The films profiled include those from past and present.

Google’s gigapixel captures of famous masterpieces let you see every stroke

The Google Cultural Institute has created a robotic camera that captures ultra-high resolution images of artwork. Museums around the world will soon be able to put it to use preserving their collections and sharing the results…
Social Media

Facebook will soon let you record and share videos as comments

Facebook users have noticed the ability to record and share video comments on posts from pages and friends. The social network is currently testing the update on a small group of people as a means to encourage users to express themselves…
Social Media

Facebook wants you to become an emoji

Facebook has been awarded a patent outlining a system that can turn popular emojis into corresponding images of users. The feature will likely utilize the social network's facial recognition software.

Iran says Kim Kardashian and Instagram are behind a plot to corrupt its web users

Kim Kardashian and Instagram are being accused by Iran of conspiring to spread "immoral" behavior online, amid a social media crackdown in the country. The allegations came in the wake of a series of arrests of female models who were known…

Taiwanese couple parodies #Followmeto meme and it's hilarious

Forrest Lu and Agnes Chien, a Taiwanese couple, are in the limelight after releasing these hilarious images as a parody of the incredibly popular #followmeto meme. Their post has gone viral, reaching more than 135,000 likes and over 39,000…

No helicopter needed: How drones are opening the sky for filmmakers

Indie filmmakers working on a tight budget couldn't believe their luck when quadcopter technology flew into view. DT caught up with Oregon-based director Tim Cash to find out what impact the gear has had on his work.

Filmmakers desecrate Yellowstone landmark, and social media was not impressed

A group of filmmakers is the subject of an intense social media backlash after deciding to hop a fence and walk out onto Yellowstone's Grand Prismatic Spring. The group has issued an apology, but many are still angry.
Virtual Reality

Facebook’s Here and Now VR film puts you in New York’s Grand Central Station

Explore Grand Central Station in 'Here and Now,' Facebook's first VR film shot with its recently announced Surround 360 camera rig -- that's right, the 360-degree camera that costs $30,000 to build.

Xiaomi's YI Action Camera 2 can film in 4K for two hours

Xiaomi has unveiled the YI 4K Action Camera 2, their latest action camera that combines the best of what GoPro’s Hero4 lineup has to offer at half the cost. The YI 2 can film in 4K at 30 frames-per-second for 2 hours.

Hilarious video perfectly captures love/hate relationship editors have with videos

Being a creative in this day and age can be a tough, time-consuming, and painstaking process. Many people may never know the stresses that go into producing content that they consume every day -- but this hilarious video…
Product Review

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Review

Not obsessed with mirrorless cameras yet? Here's your gateway drug.