The lights went down in Barcelona, but the Galaxy S9’s camera didn’t miss a shot

Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are meant to capture stunning photos in low-light environments. We put the Galaxy S9 Plus to the test in the narrow streets of Barcelona -- at night.

Google Lens’ landmark, text recognition expands to all Android devices

Google Lens can look up that landmark you can't remember or scan that business card for you. Now, you don't need a Pixel phone. After expanding the tools to all of Android inside Google Photos, the company says an iOS version is coming.
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Is Instagram developing a portrait camera mode? Code points to the possibility

Digging into Instagram's APK code suggests the social network is considering expanding the camera modes with a portrait option to go alongside existing options like Boomerang and Superzoom. Instagram hasn't confirmed the feature.

Nikon, Sony, and others form alliance to make smart cameras play NICE

Home security cameras, baby monitors, and more could soon become much more integrated thanks to new standards developed by an alliance of imaging and tech companies including Nikon and Sony.

From classic to cloud: How I learned to love Lightroom CC

Lightroom CC has finally grown into a competent photo editor, one that syncs your photos and adjustments across all of your devices. But it also comes with growing pains.

Here is how to choose the best SD cards for your camera

Between the classes, ratings, and capacities, picking out the right SD card can be a challenge. Here are the most important specs, how to interpret the numbers, and how to avoid paying too much.

With record number of images, Sony World Photo Awards show the world’s diversity

As the Sony World Photography Awards prepares to announce the final winners, the shortlisted images show diversity across several topics, judges say. See just what the judges are talking about with just a handful of the shortlisted photos.

A7R, S, II, or III? Making sense of Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras

Sony’s A9, A7 III, A7R III, and A7S II are all capable cameras. But each has unique advantages that may make it better (or worse) in any given situation. We break down the specialty of each to help you better decide which one to go with.

YouTubers can soon replace ugly video backgrounds — no green screen required

Why add face filters when you can swap out the background for something more colorful in real time? Google is developing a tool for YouTube Stories that turns complex background swaps into a simple swipe.

Photo FOMO: From tiny cards to little lights, small accessories gain more oomph

A 985MB/s SD card, a $7 fast flash battery, and a phone case with 12 lenses? The newest photo accessories pack lots of power into small packages. This week's Photo FOMO explores some little accessories making a big impact.

Why am I the only one that loves Samsung’s AR Emojis?

This week, Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, and one of the highlight features is AR Emoji – which allows users to create their own cartoon avatars. While it received some negative reactions, the feature reminded me what it was…

Tokina launches a high-end, art-focused lens line with the Opera 50mm f/1.4

Designed for high-resolution DSLRs, the Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF offers a bright aperture, autofocusing and weather sealing. The lens is the start of an entirely new high-end series for Tokina.