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Creating 3D is a cinch thanks to the Kúla Deeper accessory for DSLR cameras

The Kúla Deeper is an accessory that turns any DSLR into a 3D camera, using a simple frame with mirrors, plus a companion software called Kúlacode.

Music festival in Poland to ban photography and video as part of a social experiment

The Unsound electronic music festival in Poland will ban attendees from taking photos and videos, including professional photographers from the media.
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Samsung debuts concept printers that dock with smartphones at 2013 IFA

Ahead of IFA, Samsung unveiled three printer concepts, including two that dock with smartphones and a mono laser with one color ink.
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7 musicians who want you to put away the camera (or they’ll do it for you)

Due to the proliferation of smartphones, musicians are now enforcing bans on taking photos and videos during live performances.

Samsung announces early adopter price of $1,600 for Galaxy NX Android-based camera

The Android-based Samsung Galaxy NX Smart compact system camera will be available in October for $1,600 (body only) or $1,700 with an 18-55mm kit lens.
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Kodak now making labels that affix to budget point-and-shoots and megazooms

Although Kodak's days as a digital camera maker are over when it exited the consumer market, its legacy lives on with Kodak-branded cameras from JK Imaging.
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Panasonic ultra-wide 64:9 camera system captures an entire sports game in a single view

Designed for sports analysis, Panasonic's new camera system combines four 16:9 cameras to create one ultra-wide 64:9 panoramic view.

Sony adds NFC and compact kit lens to new NEX-5T mirrorless camera

Sony today unveiled the fourth-generation of its NEX-5 series, the NEX-5T. It's similar to its predecessor, the NEX-5R, but with NFC and new kit lens.
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Sony’s affordable A3000 has the body of a mini DSLR and the guts of a mirrorless compact

Sony's Alpha A3000 is an entry-level DSLR-like camera designed to compete with compact models from Canon and Nikon, yet it has the guts of a mirrorless cam.
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6 ways Canon could turn the PowerShot N into the social networking camera we want

Is the Canon PowerShot N concept worth saving? Hells yeah, but Canon’s going to have to put some work into it to make it a gangbuster. Here’s how.
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Could expressing your religious views get you into legal trouble as a photographer?

The New Mexico high court ruled that a photographer, citing religious beliefs, discriminated against a same-sex couple in refusing to shoot their ceremony.

Like CPR and defibrillators, the DigiPod breathes new (digital) life into a film SLR

Currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, a developer in the U.K. has created a device that would turn your analog SLR into a digital camera.
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New software in development at Cornell easily alters lighting conditions in post-edit

Researchers at Cornell University have developed new software that lets pros and amateurs easily alter the lighting conditions of a photo after shooting.
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Stepper motor in Canon’s new EF-S 55-250mm lens means no more AF noise in your videos

Designed for videographers using Canon APS-C DSLRs, the new EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM telephoto lens offers quiet operation thanks to the stepper motor.
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Canon’s new printers and app let you print files directly from Facebook and Dropbox

Canon introduced two new Pixma printers a new app that lets users access and print directly from cloud-based services like Facebook, Evernote, and Dropbox.
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Canon speeds up autofocusing and adds enhanced Wi-Fi to new PowerShot models

Canon today introduced four new PowerShot models in the G, S, and SX series, all featuring an enhanced Wi-Fi menu and faster autofocusing.

Patent for Micro 4/3 lens hints at Konica Minolta re-entering the camera business

After discontinuing camera production in 2006, a new patent for a Micro Four-Thirds from Konica Minolta may hint that it's getting back into the business.

Canadian researchers create flexible camera that easily captures panoramas

Researchers at tat Queen's University in Canada have developed a camera that captures panoramas simply by flexing the screen.
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Turn yourself into a collectible lifelike figurine with 60 DSLRs and a 3D printer

Using an elaborate setup of 60 DSLRs and a 3D printer a photo studio in Texas can create lifelike, 3D miniature figurine selfies.
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12 art masterpieces from Getty Museum now available for high-resolution download

The Getty Trust has released 4,600 high-resolution images of pieces from its collection to the public for free, and can be used for any purpose.

Luxury cameras so expensive, you’ll need a down payment or second mortgage

Presenting six luxury cameras that are so expensive, you can probably buy a car (or two) for the price of one of these shooters.
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4 legal victories that cemented a photographer’s right to snap

Photography is a fun pastime, but it could also get you into serious legal drama. Here are four court cases where a photographer's rights were upheld.
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Digital camera system captures objects moving at 10-times the speed of sound

A company called MetroLaser has created a new digital high-speed camera system that can photograph objects traveling up to 7,500 miles per hour.
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Environment in mind, inspired by donut boxes, Samsung creates printer out of cardboard

Samsung created three printer prototypes for the 2013 International Design Excellence Awards, including one made from foldable recycled cardboard.

New images of Sony ‘lens camera’ surface, show how it’d play with smartphones

The rumored Sony "lens camera," called the QX series, gets closer to reality as new detailed images surface. Also, new NEX and action cameras rumored.
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Lytro CEO channels Elon Musk, promises ‘breakthrough’ products akin to a Tesla S

Looking to get rid of $50,000? Burn it on Andy Warhol’s old Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera

You can buy a brand new luxury car for $50,000, or you can buy something old: a Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera that was once owned and used by Andy Warhol.
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Once a bright spot, Nikon lowers profit target due to weak demand for mirrorless cams

Compact system cameras were looked to as messiahs who would save the camera industry, but Nikon has cut its profit forecast due to disappointing sales.

Unleash your camera’s inner Hulk with a free hack to the firmware

That budget point-and-shoot camera of yours might contain advanced shooting features, and all you need to unlock it is to hack the firmware.

Don’t be that guy: Avoid annoying behavior by following basic photography etiquette

From using a flash to taking photos in museums, casual photographers should practice basic photography etiquette when they're out shooting.

Nikon brings out new long-zoom Coolpix, 18-140mm DSLR lens, and small Speedlight flash

Nikon has added three new products designed for the mid-level consumer: a long-zoom Coolpix point-and-shoot, an all-in-one DSLR lens, and a mini flash.
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Respect your elders: 5 vintage cameras that inspired your Instagram filter addiction

If you think Instagram's filters are the most original things ever, then you don't know about the old-school film cameras that inspired the "imperfections."

Update: Panasonic announces GX7 Micro Four-Thirds camera, confirming leaked info

Images of what could be Panasonic's new 16MP Lumix GX7 have surfaced on the Web, showing a built-in tilting electronic viewfinder. Specs include Wi-Fi, NFC.

It’s time to dispel the megapixel myth once and for all – that goes for you too, smartphone

Word has it that Canon is field-testing a 75-megapixel pro DSLR. If it goes on sale, could it trigger a new megapixel race among camera makers?