Limited edition Leica MP Titanium comes to U.S., yours for $40,000

Leica's limited edition MP Titanium camera has for the last four years been sold exclusively at its Ginza store in Tokyo. However, the Leica store in Miami is now offering one of the 150 units to US-based consumers, though it'll set you…

Fujifilm X30 unveiled with electronic viewfinder, improved battery life, and more

Fujifilm on Tuesday announced the X30 premium compact, the follow-up to the 18-month-old X20 shooter. The new $599 camera now has an electronic viewfinder, a tilting LCD monitor, and much-improved battery life.

Sony unveils the KW1, a camera shaped like a perfume bottle

Sony's new KW1 "selfie camera" is shaped like a perfume bottle – and it allegedly sports the new curved sensor.

This smart pepper spray takes a photo of your assailant and sends it to authorities

Potentially a useful product for anyone that lives in an unsafe area, the Defender will fire off a picture of an attacker to authorities right before blasting the attacker with high grade pepper spray.

Figure skater, photographer, now game developer, Lisa Bettany keeps on creating

After the success of her app Camera+, Lisa Bettany put the brakes on her high-paced urban lifestyle, moved back to Canada, and refocused on what she really loves: creating.

Take super selfies with a new wide-angle panoramic lens for smartphone cameras

Inventors based in Montreal recently announced a new 3.8-millimeter wide-angle panoramic lens designed to be integrated into smartphones and wearable devices. With ImmerVision's lens, taking high-quality selfies has never been easier.

Autographer wearable camera adds new mount adapter

The Autographer is a wearable camera that decides the best moment to take a shot, without any user intervention. The company says the device lets users "see the unseen" in what it describes as "a whole new photographic approach."
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Google considering tiny cameras for contact lenses, patent application shows

If you thought Glass presented privacy issues, wait till you hear about Google's latest patent application. It outlines details of a camera-equipped contact lens that can snap a photo with the blink of an eye, and also offer help to the…

Sony Xperia Z2 has the best smartphone camera, report finds

DxOMark tested the Sony Xperia Z2's camera, and found it to perform better than the Nokia 808 PureView and Apple iPhone 5S, which had been the previous leaders in DxOMark's ranking.

Samsung won’t hear a bad word about the Galaxy S5, sues over negative report

Samsung's Galaxy S5 goes on sale this week, and the company only wants you to have positive thoughts about it. To this end, Samsung has sued a Korean publication regarding a negative report concerning the S5's camera.

Apple may include lens mounting system in future iPhone, new patent reveals

While plenty of third-party products already exist for attaching lenses to an iPhone's camera, a patent granted to Apple this week shows the company is continuing to search for its own solution.

LG G Pro 2 to have 13-megapixel camera, OIS Plus, and 4K video recording mode

LG has confirmed the G Pro 2 smartphone, which we're expecting to see during Mobile World Congress, will have a 13-megapixel camera, optical image stabilization, and 4K video recording.