VideoBlocks is now 100M downloads strong, thanks to unique subscription model

The industry's first subscription-based stock video platform has reached 100 million downloads and a library of over 4 million assets. The company says that same content would have cost over a billion dollars in a pay-per-piece market.
Product Review

This camera bag was designed for women, by women

It’s not the first to design a camera bag specifically for women, but Think Tank Photo makes its mark in the industry with its new Lily Deanne messenger-style camera bag lineup.

The UltraLuuv looks weird, but makes your GoPro videos look great

Combining a mechanical stabilizer and electronic gimbal, the crowdfunded UltraLuuv offers “two- by three-axis” stabilization for action cameras, smartphones, and lightweight point-and-shoots.

Sony claims its new SF-G SD cards are the ‘world’s fastest’

Sony has launched a new line of SD cards aimed at high-end photography and video professionals. Thanks to unique firmware, the cards push the limits of the UHS-II U3 specification to achieve read speeds of 300MB per second.

Wet or dry, these rugged waterproof cameras capture your every adventure

Rugged cameras are designed to withstand nature's element. These waterproof, dust proof, and shock proof shooters can go wherever you take them, making them the perfect travel companions.

Huawei’s Honor VR Camera could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet

Huawei has taken the wraps off of a 360-degree camera of its own, and it could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet. The device clips to Huawei's smartphones and supports live-streaming.
Social Media

Instagram rolls out controversial photo album feature on iOS and Android

Up until now, only brands could share multiple photos in a single Instagram post. Now, the photo-focused social network is rolling out the feature for all users of its iOS and Android app.

Due to high demand, Fujifilm's medium format mirrorless is seeing a delay

Due to high demand, the Fujifilm GFX 50S will be delayed for another month -- but there will be free tethering software for the highly anticipated mirrorless camera. Fujifilm expects the delay to be cleared up by the end of March.
Product Review

Nikon’s new flagship lets you see in the dark, for a price

Nikon has delivered a significant update to its flagship DSLR with the D5, but most users are better off with the less-pricey D500.
Emerging Tech

AI photography studio highlights how robots are slowly hijacking nearly every profession

StyleShoots Live is a “smart studio” that captures still photos and live action videos, taking care of all the technical tasks — from lighting to setting up shots — and using algorithms to edit videos in a matter of minutes.

This camera that sees in real time could mean safer driverless cars and drones

Driverless cars can only react as quickly as the camera sees potential collisions. The Celex "sees" in real time by only analyzing the differences from the last frame on a pixel level.

BenQ America’s 27-inch desktop monitor is built for video post-production work

BenQ America made its PV270 27-inch desktop monitor for video post-production available to purchase for a hefty price. It comes with a hood for blocking out the surrounding light and Technicolor certification for color accuracy.